Category Archives: Transition to Chemical-Free

Water Washing

“I don’t wash my hair.” Last week, some people from Minnesota were trying to explain the concept of not taxing “necessities” to people from Illinois, which led to a conversation about what a necessity is. Somebody said that shampoo doesn’t … Continue reading

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A remedy for damaged skin: Aloe and Shea Butter

Last week I shared my review of a recipe for homemade lotion. I love this recipe, and it is great for an every day, quick lotion application. But some days (and nights), my eczema leaves my skin in rough shape … Continue reading

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At Home Microdermabrasion

One thing that my skin has desperately been needing is a good exfoliation. It has been rough and dry and full of black heads. I know, gross. The solution? The easiest, cheapest microdermabrasion you will ever find! With just baking … Continue reading

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Homemade Lotion Review

This summer I finally made a homemade lotion that I absolutely loved. It took long enough! I still really like the body butter I’ve made, and either that or just straight shea butter are great for spot treating or intensive … Continue reading

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Transition to Chemical-Free: A Picture

Above is a picture of all of my natural hygiene supplies. Not much, huh? I pulled it all out to take a picture, and I was sure I was missing something. But it is all there. Let’s take a look: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Make Your Own Makeup

Did you know that the chemicals in commercial makeup can increase the risk of cancer, birth defects, nervous system disruption, immune system dysfunction, and many more negative health effects? Bad news! Even without knowing that, makeup has never really been … Continue reading

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Book Review: DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

Many of you have likely heard of Mommypotamus. She is one of the big dogs with whom I am lucky enough to be part of the community that is Village Green Network. She has a brand new e-book out called … Continue reading

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Natural Family Planning

Before I start talking about this amazing method that every woman should know, whether she is trying to avoid pregnancy, trying to conceive, or just monitoring her health, there is one thing you should keep in mind: THIS IS NOT … Continue reading

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