hello, crunchies! long time no see. or no talk… or type… you know what i mean. if you’re wondering why i dipped again — i moved to mexico city! yes! and coolest of all, i’ll be here for two years with my company. if you have any tips about the city or surrounding areas, like… Continue reading magical moringa (& life update)
the crunchy world is FULL of options, ingredients, potions, alternatives, and other weird things. it’s really easy to get overwhelmed! i remember when i first started. i first learned about all the junk in shampoos and conditioners, and it morphed into an obsession about eliminating as many toxins as i could, whether that be beauty… Continue reading advice on beginning a “crunchy” life
now that i’ve officially had AE for a year and a half, i feel like i should address some of the off-the-wall comments and questions i’ve heard since i decided to go all-natural. some have made me laugh, some have really offended me, but NONE have deterred me from becoming the healthiest person i can… Continue reading myths about going “all-natural”
when a reader asked about uncle harry’s products, they immediately caught my eye. they claimed their shampoo contained a mix of apple cider vinegar AND castile soap. in the same bottle. mixed… hold up! castile soap is nothing but saponified oils… vinegar UNsaponifies these, taking away the cleaning power, and making it look curdled. so… Continue reading uncle harry’s – product review!
i’m probably the 23587th blogger to post about gelatin hair masks, but i figured since i tried it, i’d dedicate a post to it. hopefully it helps someone, somewhere! but of course, my post will talk about the science behind this all-natural hair mask! —————– using gelatin as a hair mask isn’t anything new. but why… Continue reading gelatin hair mask
in the past few years or so, i’ve made a LOT of dietary changes. i’ve gone from almost living off of processed and premade foods, to now eating a mostly plant-based, raw diet. don’t get me wrong… i can’t turn down a cookie! and i’ll NEVER turn down a rare steak! MMM! but the way… Continue reading 30 day plant-based diet challenge!
i’m not quite sure why i’ve taken so long to actually post this… sorry crunchies! but this routine is by far the easiest and most convenient way to wash your laundry naturally! NO MIXING INGREDIENTS if you don’t want to! although it is more “expensive”. the cheapest requires a little mixing, but it’s SUPER cheap!… Continue reading natural laundry detergents & softener
i’ve noticed a few of you are having some reactions to the baking soda (don’t freak out if you are… just stop using the baking soda lol). i’ve since scoured the hills for some gentle homemade deodorant alternatives that are (of course) chemical-free and crunchy! this post is sort-of kicking off SKIN WEEK (which will… Continue reading homemade deodorants (without baking soda)