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Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day One

I've begun my attempt at using only all-natural shampoo and conditioner! After two days of not washing - that was purely circumstantial and not really part of my process, but since I'm writing down th…

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Winterize Your Skin and Hair

The season's beauty vampires--biting winds, steamy showers, dipping temps, and drying indoor heat--can suck the life right out of your skin and hair. Luckily, we have easy advice for soothing yo…

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20 New Uses for Shampoo

I've been thinking about extra shampoo ever since I sent a box of random bars of hotel soap and shampoo bottles to Clean the World--a smart and admirable non-profit that sends unused soap and sham…

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5 Recipes for Homemade Personal Care Products

Whether we're talking toxic perfumes or the mystery ingredients in our toothpaste, store-bought personal care products are full of questionable ingredients. We can shell out the big bucks for more na…

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Is Your Shampoo Dangerous?

By Allison Ford, DivineCaroline Iím not a fan of fear-mongering, urban legends, or needless worrying. Thatís why I chuckle about being constantly barraged with email chain letters reminding m…

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Green Houseguests: DIY Towel Origami Basket

We are full flung into the heart of summer. As it fleets by with in a flurry of warm weather activity, it often brings guests to our homes. Houseguests sometimes get a bad rap, but I am of the belie…

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5 Best Natural Products for Beautiful Hair

While the debate continues as to whether or not you can get the same "performance" from organic and natural makeup as you can from synthetics, the jury has rendered their verdict when it comes to hair…

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Taming Troublesome Hair

Born with naturally curly (read unruly) hair, I've dedicated many dollars and hours to Operation Frizz Control, a strategy that has at times involved chemical relaxers, buzz cuts, greasy pomades, Tech…

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Phthalates: Why Risk It?

Q: I keep hearing about the dangers of cosmetics. How can I protect myself? A: Of course, the easy answer for me would be to say: Don't wear them. But that's neither realistic or particularly good …

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Beware of These Beauty Ingredients

If you're reading this, your bathroom is probably already stocked with products labeled natural and organic. But don't assume that tells you the whole story. Unlike food, beauty products don't need to…

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