Nuci Blog

THE RITUAL RECIPE // And the power that lies in it.

THE RITUAL RECIPE // And the power that lies in it.

People have asked me how I evolved from food to skincare. The question feels a little funny because it seems so obvious. I make things. Thats what I have always done. And my form of creation has always been in the kitchen.

My understanding of food naturally lead me to understanding how to make other things using natural materials. Having always been mindful of what I put in my body, being mindful of what I put on my body was really the next step.

There was a practicality to it all too. Why would I buy this...


LOVE TO LOVE TO LOVE YA // and why lube shouldn't freak you out.

LOVE TO LOVE TO LOVE YA // and why lube shouldn't freak you out.

“If you nourished your sexual life with all the excitements and adventures which love injects into sensuality, you would be the most potent man in the world. The source of sexual power is curiosity, passion. You are watching its little flame die of asphyxiation. Sex does not thrive on monotony. Without feeling, inventions, moods, no surprises in bed. Sex must be mixed with tears, laughter, words, promises, scenes, jealousy, envy, all the spices of fear, foreign travel, new faces, novels, stories, dreams, fantasies, music, dancing, opium, wine. How much do you lose by this periscope at the tip of...


SOME LIKE IT COLD // Why cold showers are the best thing ever.

SOME LIKE IT COLD // Why cold showers are the best thing ever.

There isn’t anyone out there who will tell you they don’t like a warm bath or shower. Getting clean and warm feels really amazing.

But taking really long hot showers aren’t necessarily all they are cracked up to be, especially if you aren’t using a proper shower filter. Hot water is very drying, can be harsh on your skin and can contribute to inflammatory skin issues.

Hot showers are also relaxing (versus energizing or invigorating).

So what if we told you that waking up to a cold shower might be the new best way to start your day?

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LIVE FREE + FERMENT // Nature's delicious rebel.

LIVE FREE + FERMENT // Nature's delicious rebel.

"To ferment your own food is to lodge a small but eloquent protest—on behalf of the senses and the microbes—against the homogenization of flavors and food experiences now rolling like a great, undifferentiated lawn across the globe. It is also a declaration of independence from an economy that would much prefer we remain passive consumers of its standardized commodities, rather than creators of idiosyncratic products expressive of ourselves and of the places where we live, because your pale ale or sourdough bread or kimchi is going to taste nothing like mine or anyone else’s".

- Michael Pollan, Cooked:...


OIL + LOVE // A guide to hydration and self care.

OIL + LOVE // A guide to hydration and self care.

Ah… the joys of winter skin. Dry. Dull. Itchy. Irritated. Or maybe your one of the lucky ones whose skin don’t seem to be affected much by the weather. (Enjoy! We were there too when we were teenagers!)

As you age, and as the weather changes you lose moisture. At some point in your life you will most likely experience dry skin. Even people with oily skin may benefit from a simple moisturizing routine, because if you don’t stay properly moisturized your skin is then forced to produce more oil. A high quality oil used on your skin...