Natural Homemade Coconut Oil “Hair Repair” Treatment

May 7th, 2013 - posted under: The Fashion » Beauty and Cosmetics

Wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything about DIY natural body care. Like, um, since 2009? (!!!) But of course I’ve been at it this whole time, and since my natural homemade deodorant is STILL one of my most popular posts (and for good reason – that stuf is the bomb), I [...]

On Henna

May 10th, 2010 - posted under: The Fashion » Beauty and Cosmetics

It’s no great secret that I love to color my hair. I’ve written about my many adventures with various hair dyes, and how I came to settle on my current product of choice, Manic Panic. I have no illusions about the ‘natural’-ness of my obsession, but it’s a huge part of who I am and [...]

All About ‘No-Poo’

October 20th, 2009 - posted under: The Fashion » Beauty and Cosmetics

This month’s Mission was to go ‘no-poo’. There was a lot of interest in the Mission, but that interest came coupled with all sorts of questions. Well of course it did! Inquisitive minds are intelligent minds, and my readers are the curious-est! So I’ve written up a little faq on the no-poo hair care system, [...]

Natural Homemade Toothpaste

October 6th, 2009 - posted under: The Fashion » Beauty and Cosmetics

In my continuing quest to rid my life of harsh and harmful chemicals, I’ve been experimenting with another DIY recipe. Traditional cosmetics are so full of nasty toxins, and even the eco-sheik alternatives are not as natural as they may appear. For example, it’s nearly impossible to find a brand of toothpaste – even the [...]

Hair Dye Continued: The Truth About Manic Panic

September 21st, 2009 - posted under: The Fashion » Beauty and Cosmetics

Last week I wrote an article that explained¬†my love affair with hair dye. We covered natural dyes, box dyes, salon jobs, and vegan hair dye. Finally, I wrote a bit about my current colorant of choice: Manic Panic. I use Manic Panic because its a ‘non-toxic, non-noxious, vegan vegetable-based semi-permanent product’ . . . but [...]