5 years shamPHREE (+ announcement)

it's been 5 years since i put Dove down and gave the crunchy world a try with my hair care routine. i originally started this whole journey because i was in grad school and broke, and D.I.Y. was cheap. but the more i dug into the d.i.y. and green beauty movement, the more hooked i [...]

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rosemary hair & scalp rinse

i'm a huge fan of hair and scalp rinses because they pack a nice punch of multipurpose ingredients in one mix. DIYing these rinses are super easy to make and tailor to your hair's needs. these hair and scalp rinses are, as indicated, ย rosemary-based, serving to strengthen hair follicles, promote growth, treat dandruff, and soften [...]

dealing with hard water

we all know know by now how hard water is our hair and skin's "worst enemy" in the crunchy world. it can upset our delicate facial skin and leave our hair feeling gunky, gummy, and dull. what you're experiencingย is the hard water's mineral deposits (calcium and magnesium, mostly) staying on your hair. you'd think i'd [...]

coconut oil hair mask removal – no-poo friendly!

crunchy confession: i have deeply ย missed my coconut oil masks. being a water-only washer, they were completely out of the question. even though i might not 'need' them because my hair gets conditioned with natural scalp oils, i really missed them. i think it's really soothing to massage oil all over your scalp and have [...]

no-poo motivation – taylor’s story

hey crunchies! today taylor is here to share her no-poo story to help others gather up more motivation to either take the plunge or stick to it! she's incredible and incredibly open! ๐Ÿ˜€ be sure to leave her some love and check out her blog! --------------------------- Hey yโ€™all! Iโ€™m Taylor, a small town girl born [...]

no-poo motivation series – laura’s story – “how no-poo changed my life”

hey crunchies! here's our second installment of our no-poo motivation series! this post comes from Laura of Ten Healthy Fingers. check her out and spread the crunchy love! not gonna lie, i cried the first time i read this... ------------------ My name is Laura and first of all, I want to say that it's a [...]

no-poo motivation series – nina’s story

hey crunchies! tonight is very, very special, as it is our first no-poo motivation series guest post! it's from the lovely nina โค she's kept in touch her whole journey and i was so so so excited that she was willing to share her story with all of us! --------------------------------------------- Hi guys! My name is [...]