Marie Rayma

Humblebee & Me


Marie Rayma is the creator of the popular blog and YouTube channel Humblebee & Me, where her thousands of readers and viewers learn how to create everything from body butters and balms to lipsticks and lotions. Her work has appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com, WomansDay.com, and Saje.ca, and she has spoken at events across Canada and the United States. Her first book, Make It Up: The Essential Guide to DIY Makeup and Skin Care, is all about creating your own cosmetics from scratch, and was released at the end of 2016 from Running Press to excellent reviews. Rayma graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of design honours from York University & Sheridan College in Toronto, and she holds a diploma in organic skin care formulation from Formula Botanica. She lives in Calgary, Alberta, where she spends her days making messes in her studio and taking pictures of them. In her free time, Rayma loves traveling; she often hosts Humblebee & Me meetups around the world to bring her readers together for a few drinks and some DIY chat!

Marie will be speaking at the Texas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Kansas Fairs


Check It Out!

DIY Moisturizing Lotion Extended Workshop

Step up your DIY game and learn to formulate your own lotion from scratch! During this workshop, participants create two different batches of emulsified (oil and water) lotion, and they find out about how different oils, butters, botanical extracts, and phase sizes impact their creations. Leave with two bottles of your very own custom-made lotion and the know-how to invent your own lotions and creams from scratch at home! Note: An extra pass is required for this workshop. Advance passes are SOLD OUT. A select number of passes will be available the day of the FAIR at the Bookstore.
Natural Health Hands On

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Saturday 10:00-1:00 p.m., Hands-On and Extended Workshops Room A

DIY Makeup A face in an hour

Marie Rayma, author of Make It Up, creates and applies makeup for a custom look on stage with audience input. See how easy it is to quickly make cosmetics such as lipstick, blush, and highlighter in any color, as well as how beautifully they perform!
Natural Health

Available In:

Texas, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
North Carolina, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage

DIY Foaming Hand Wash and Micellar Water

You won’t believe how easy and inexpensive it is to make your own foaming hand wash and micellar water! Create your own gentle, sudsy cleansers and learn how to customize them with essential oils and floral waters so you can always have homemade bubbles on hand.
Natural Health Hands On

Available In:

Kansas, Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Hands-On and Extended Workshops

Demystifying DIY Skin Care

Want to make your own skin care products, but not sure where to start? DIY skin care has exploded in popularity over the last few years, but it can be hard to know what will work, what’s good for your skin, and what ingredients to start with. In this talk, Marie Rayma teaches about how the skin functions and what it needs, which products you can easily create at home to nourish and strengthen your skin, and different ingredients you can use to create fabulous skin care products at home.
Natural Health

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Sunday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
Kansas, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage

Demystifying DIY Makeup

Ever wanted to make your own makeup, but had no idea where to start? Begin here! Marie Rayma discusses different types of cosmetics (such as powders, creams, and liquids), what they're made of, and how to make them at home. Learn about pure pigments, silky powders, rich butters, and other mineral- and plant-sourced ingredients, and how they can be transformed into high-performance eye shadows, lipsticks, foundation, and more at home.
Natural Health

Available In:

Texas, Saturday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
North Carolina, Saturday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
Kansas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Mother Earth Living Stage
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