Back to the Chemicals

I never wrote a post about switching to all natural shampoo and conditioner but, I assure you, it happened....more

Thrifty Thursday: Hair Products

My husband can tell you that I'm the queen of hair products. I don't like to use the same shampoo every day and I'm always searching for the "perfect" shampoo. My hair is super fine, so finding something that gives me volume without making my hair too oily is killer. I like expensive shampoo, but I feel guilty using it every day. So, I found Bed Head Brunette Goddess at Marshall's for quite a steal!...more

Magical And Cheap Hair Care

I’m going to be honest with you guys: my hair isn’t na...more

What the SLS?

I really shouldn’t write a blog… especially posts addressing my ethical dilemmas. Every time I do, I just open up a whole new can of worms for myself. The first time it happened was about knitting yarn ethics… to such an extent that I actually ended up making a whole can of yarn worms:...more
Thanks for checking out the site. SLS isn't harmful if used as recommended (less than 1%) it is ...more

I quit shampoo.

It’s about time that I shared with all of you another little secret of mine. Are you ready for it? The secret is this: I haven’t used shampoo since February. That’s right. The last time I shampooed my hair there was snow on the ground....more

Color treated hair: skipping shampoo

I've been "no poo" (without shampoo) for over a week now (see previous post)! When I first researched this method, I am embarassed to say that it never occurred to me that my experience might be different due to the fact that I regularly have my hair highlighted....more

Disgusting Problem Solved

It is the kind of thing one endures quietly. It’s usually never spoken of, and almost always kept hidden. This post will show you — with colorful illustrations — my dark secret and how I overcame it.WARNING: What you will see below is repulsive.-------------------------------...more

Out of Time? Dry Shampoo Saves the Day!

Dry Shampoo used to have stigma attached to it, seen as the lazy person’s answer to hair washing. I first used dry shampoo about 19 years ago, when pregnant with my first child. I was so debilitating-ly nauseous and weak that I couldn’t phantom the idea of keeping my arms above my head long enough to shampoo my hair. Dry shampoo became my secret grooming weapon for years to come....more
My teen has been into dry shampoo for years (it's great for campouts and church mission trips, ...more

Why I Pass on Proctor & Gamble

There has been a lot of buzz recently regarding Herbal Essences animal testing. This is unacceptable, yet comes at no surprise.  Herbal Essences is a brand that is marketed as being ‘natural’. Have you ever looked at the ingredient list? The following are the...more

My Beauty Favorites

I love to try new beauty products. If it's new and fabulous then I have to try it for myself to see! Here are a few products that make the grade and have found a home in my everyday beauty regiment.1....more