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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hair smoothies

doesn't that just sound fantastic?! luckily, they leave your hair feeling and looking as fantastic as they sound like they do! today is officially SPRING! and with that comes warmer weather, brighter colors, and cooler drinks! and now - your hair can join in the fun! hair smoothies can be thick or runny, made with [...]

co-washing

with the cold weather upon a lot of us, keeping our hair, scalps, and skin moisturized is important! switching your hair routine might be your answer if you're experiencing dry scalp, dry hair, or just if you just have curly hair that needs extra moisture. co-washing is a method i highly recommend, and have directed [...]

lighten your hair naturally

after my post about dying your hair darker with walnuts went live on AE, i've had lots of questions about how to lighten hair naturally. lightening hair is always more involved, because it involves removing color from the hair (instead of depositing color for "darker" shades). by removing color, you're typically using harsher chemicals and [...]

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 [...]