Kits, supplies, and sundries for DIY Natural Beauty

Austin, Texas · 159 Sales


Kits, supplies, and sundries for DIY Natural Beauty

Austin, Texas 159 Sales On Etsy since 2006

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Announcement   Make it Good Apothecary | Austin, Texas


Last updated on Nov 12, 2015

Make it Good Apothecary | Austin, Texas

Mary Helen Leonard

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Mary Helen Leonard


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A Natural Alternative to Big Beauty

There is a whole lot wrong with today's cosmetic industry. While there are thousands of skin and hair care products to choose from, the task of weeding out which of those products are safe, effective, or produced in a sustainable manner can be dizzying.

And it's not just their ingredients that are toxic. More often than not, their messages are poisonous as well. Take a walk down the beauty aisle and you will find a culture that values vanity over health and self-doubt over confidence and self-love. They tell us that we are broken, imperfect, and need to be fixed in order to meet their standard of beauty.

About ten years ago I began to get fed up with the beauty industry and started looking for a way out. I decided to stop buying into the idea of powders and potions that promised to make me more beautiful. Instead, I started focusing on caring for my skin and hair using whole, natural ingredients that would cleanse, protect, and nourish the body I was born with.

After all, we are already beautiful - each in our own special way. We will never find our self-worth within a box on a shelf - no matter how shiny. I say we stop investing in an industry that values profits over wellness and start taking control of our self-care using simple methods and natural ingredients.

I wrote The Natural Beauty Solution to help people revamp their skin and hair care routines, ditch the store bought bottles and boxes, and discover a better, healthier approach to self-care. I founded Make It Good Apothecary to continue that mission by providing educational kits, local and online classes, basic supplies, and personalized support to anyone who'd like to incorporate DIY natural skin and hair care into their life.

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  • Mary Helen

    Owner, Creator

    Author, The Natural Beauty Solution Blogger, Mary Makes Good Crafts & Culinary Instructor Crunchy Mama and Part-Time Songbird Austin, Texas

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Last updated on February 23, 2011
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Scribble Nation accepts Paypal, RME (Revolution Money Exchange) and Google Checkout. We'll also take Money Orders or Personal Checks but please understand that your order will not ship until the check or money order is cleared.

All payments must be initiated within 3 days of purchase or they will be subject to cancellation. I will make a valiant attempt to contact you before I cancel an order. If you have a delay and are unable to pay within 3 days please let me know. I may be able to hold the item for you.
Orders are shipped within 48 hours of payment unless otherwise indicated in a product's listing. By default, all items are shipped via the least expensive service of the U.S. Postal Service. This is often First Class or Parcel Post. If you require your item to be shipped by a faster method please convo me. I'll be happy to work with you to get your order to you sooner.

International orders are always welcome. The shipping prices on my listings are my best guess for a very wide range of destinations. I'll honor the price on my listing, but if you have a feeling my estimate is too high please convo me. I would be happy to check on the rate to your particular destination and adjust my ship cost for you accordingly.
Refunds and Exchanges
Any complaints, returns or problems must be reported within 30 days of purchase.

LOST ITEM: If possible, we'll recreate the item that has been lost. If that is impossible, we'll offer you store credit or a comparable item. If you prefer, we will refund you for your entire purchase (including shipping.)

RETURNS: We will accept returns, but only with the following conditions: You'll be responsible for the cost of shipping the return. Upon arrival, the returned item will be inspected to determine its condition. If the item is still in new condition, a refund of 93% of the item's price will be issued. The other 7% is kept to cover the fees we incurred due to the transaction. Sorry, but we can't reimburse the shipping & handling fee.

CUSTOM ITEM RETURN: Custom items can be returned for store credit only and are subject to the same conditions as a regular return. Please see above paragraph for those conditions.

MISTAKES: In the event an item is not as described, or if a defect is found that was not indicated in the listing description we will accept a return for that item. We may ask that you return the item to us before a refund is issued. If we do ask that you return the item please include the receipt for the shipping cost in the box so that we can reimburse you for the cost of returning the item.
Additional policies and FAQs
Orders are coming from a pet friendly, but smoke free home!

WHOLESALE ORDERS: Although many of our items are one of a kind, we do very happily accept wholesale orders. We can work with you to create a large batch of one of a kind items or in some cases we can recreate an item many times over. Please contact us for details on pricing and availability for the items you are interested in. Please understand that there are minimum order requirements to qualify for wholesale pricing.

CUSTOM ORDERS: We love creative challenges! To place a custom order please convo us or submit a private Alchemy request using the "Request Custom Item" link on our shop's page. We'll work with you to create a one of a kind item just for you. Or, if you are pining away for a particular Scribble Nation item that has already been sold, let us know! We may be able to create a similar item just for you. Check out the "_#_ Sales" link on our shop's page to view some of our past creations.