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11 Beauty Uses for Coconut

Did you know that if you use the typical department or drug store brands of cosmetics daily, you could be absorbing nearly 5 pounds of chemicals into your body annually? Many of these widely distri…

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Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day 18

Today was a banner day in the Non Toxic Hair Care Program saga. While yesterday found me with hair that looked like it had been brushed out after prom, today I'm finally left with hair that I can actu…

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Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day 16

I'm now fully into my new all-natural hair care routine, and things have finally gotten interesting. I have thrown in several days in a row of diving into and jumping out of a non-heated, Northern Cal…

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Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day Four

Day four of the baking-soda-and-water shampoo with the apple-cider-vinegar-and-water conditioner, and things are looking good - in particular, my hair. Which, if you have been reading, you know I d…

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Eco-Friendly Shampoo and Conditioner

I seem to be on a body-care roll these days. Perhaps it's the cold weather, keeping me inside and giving me time to think about all the ways in which my daily routine is still in need of an eco fine-t…

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