just getting started? here are my CRUNCHY MUST-HAVES!

this post is going to be so fun! i get quite a few readers that reach out to me knowing they want to start, but don't know where. i felt the same exact way when i switched! i read anything i could get my hands on about natural living solutions and soaked it up like [...]

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rinse only method (ROM) / water only washing

[ check out UPDATE 1 (5/9/13), UPDATE 2 (5/24/13), UPDATE 3 (6/21/13), UPDATE 4 (8/15/13) ]oh, readers... dear readers... i will be embarking on the journey to only "washing" my hair by rinsing it with water! that's it! seriously.  what is water-only-washing/ the ROM?it's literally only washing your hair with water. it's the ultimate low maintenance hair routine, but does require more elbow grease.with [...]

homemade “dry shampoo”

i've been asked a lot about the whole "oily" side of the no-'poo world. of course, the transition period will be oily and that's unavoidable, but sometimes you just need a good ol dry shampoo, right? whoever created the concept of dry shampoo is a genius. pure genius. however, whoever decided that dry shampoo should [...]

my transition to a clean, “green” beauty routine

i've decided to put all of my knowledge and experience of going no-'poo and dropping "chemicals" (term used very loosely) from my beauty routine all together. i wanted  an overall cleaner and "greener" routine to control my exposure. hopefully this answers a lot of questions and helps you guys 🙂 warning: LONG POST, but i [...]

homemade deodorant

in yet another attempt to be more "green" and natural in my every day routine, i have switched to homemade deodorant. i've waited quite some time to actually post this because i wanted to be 110% sure i knew EXACTLY what i'd be getting you guys into if you decide to switch. (see the 4 week [...]