The Center for Environmental Health based in Oakland, California, performed a study on shampoos and soaps and found that at least 98 brands included a carcinogen known as cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA). These brands include Colgate Palmolive, Paul Mitchell, and Prell, as well as children’s shampoo/conditioner sold at big stores like KMart and Babies R […]
Make your own natural hair gel with three simple ingredients: unflavoured gelatin, water, and essential oils. You can also add aloe vera gel to your gel if you'd like.
This recipe will allow you to make a natural nourishing homemade lip balm. This recipe is the perfect protection for your lips, particularly during the colder months of the year. I like to make a batch of this and have several containers of it available in various spots at home and in my handbags so […]
If you look at the label of a store-bought conventional toothpaste, you’ll probably find ingredients with complex chemical names like triclosan, sodium laureth sulphate, dimethicone, and petrolatum. You’ll probably also find fragrance in there. All of these chemicals have serious human health effects associated with them. For example, triclosan, which is used as an antibacterial […]
Last week I posted my coconut milk and aloe vera shampoo recipe. Most of the time, I find that I don’t need a conditioner after using this shampoo. But on occasion, I will use this conditioner recipe to give my hair some extra boost, or to remove the chlorine from my hair after I […]