Natural Personal Care

Bug Off

We’re getting some desperately needed rain at the moment which has us in the gardening mood. We popped into our favorite local li’l nursery and garden art shop, picked out…

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WAY2GO, H2O2!

We use 3% food grade for mouthwash and wounds and the cheap stuff for whitening laundry and cleaning the birdbath. http://www.realfarmacy.com/20-benefits-and-uses-for-hydrogen-peroxide/  

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Safe Swimming

Synthetic “fragrance” is one of the most common causes of contact dermatitis. From our friend Christine who we haven’t seen in a few years and miss dearly, “Trying the non-toxic…

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Put A Bow On It

In a cute basket or bag, it’s a perfect Mother’s Day gift. We like to think of it as a little shove with love.

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From Poisonous to Purer in Paris

At last week’s huge In Cosmetics expo in Paris, synthetic chemicals were gauche while natural ingredients were oh so droite. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/04/24/chemicals-out-botanicals-now-topping-cosmetic-ingredients/

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Grub as Scrub

Last night we needed a good scrubbin’ and you know our motto: if you wouldn’t put it in you, don’t put it on you. So we mixed 1/4c olive oil,…

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Sunscreen Safety

Seems like everyone in our family has had something frozen off or cut out or been otherwise treated for some skin cancer from basal cell to melanoma. The best sunscreen…

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Short & Sweet Shopping List

Two young newlywed couples recently told us they wanted their homes to be all natural and fragrance-free or “full granola” in their words but would have to wait until they…

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“Fragrance” 101

Today let’s do a little “Fragrance” 101 for those just getting hip to this jive, this jive being the pervasive harm caused by ubiquitous toxic chemicals in everyday products. “Fragrance”,…

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Scent-free Supreme Salon Service

Nearly 3 years ago we went to Pink West Salon in Dripping Springs, Texas for the first time. When Deborah put a cape on us we instantly broke out in…

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