Today we're talking about armpits and how to avoid smelling like a dirty hippie. Should be a rousing good time! I have good news, and bad news, then more good news. Here it is: Good news: I won't be fear-mongering you by telling you that aluminum in deodorant/antiperspirant … [Read more...] about How (and Why) to Find a Natural Deodorant That Actually Works
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Today's post is totally G-rated, and promises to be the cleanest writing I've ever done. Bahaha! #soapjokes #yourewelcome I stopped using mass-produced liquid body wash years ago (it's full of toxic ingredients that are scientifically linked to immunotoxicity, … [Read more...] about The Science of Soap: Why All Bars Are Not Created Equal
I'm so not down with paying gobs of money for a shiny bottle of hopes and dreams in order to moisturize my face, and I bet you aren't either. The store shelves are a shiny orbit of products that are nothing more than cheaply-made filler goop with slick marketing to manipulate your … [Read more...] about What Exactly Are “Natural” Skincare Products (And How Do You Spot the Imposters?)
Guest post by Virginia Miner Long ago I parted ways with most store-bought lotion and baby products, and this salve does the job of many products quite nicely. This shea butter-based lotion is infused with the incredible properties of the plantain and calendula plants, and is … [Read more...] about DIY Calendula-Infused Shea Butter Salve
Do your summer feet need a good scrub and pampering? Um, yeah. Mine sure do. I spent basically the whole summer running around the neighbourhood barefoot after my darling chicks. Okay that's a lie, I don't *run* per say. I ungracefully gallop toward my runaway 2-year-old as he … [Read more...] about End-of-Summer Sea Salt Exfoliating Foot Scrub
We've talked nutrition and health. We've chatted up pregnancy and birth, and the various intimate details therein. I've shared about breastfeeding my toddler. We've even ventured into the subject of placentophagy (the act of consuming one's placenta after birth - and yup, I … [Read more...] about Eco-Friendly Options for Your Menstrual Cycle
Did you know that the vast majority of the items in the aisles full of body care products in the stores are harmful to your health? Before I started my natural living journey, my favourite shampoo was Pantene. It was fairly cheap but still worked well, it smelled good, it had a … [Read more...] about How Safe Are Your Cosmetics & Body Care Products?