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25

Feb

9 surprising uses for tea tree oilA bottle of this essential oil can fight mold, freshen laundry, deter pests and clean everything from yoga mats to wood.

9 surprising uses for tea tree oil
A bottle of this essential oil can fight mold, freshen laundry, deter pests and clean everything from yoga mats to wood.

30

Dec


 Tips for greening your skin and hair care regimen 



Here’s where to find beauty products that have fewer (or no) harmful chemicals, and how to do it without breaking the bank.
Here’s where to find beauty products that have fewer (or no) harmful chemicals, and how to do it without breaking the bank.

24

Nov

Natural beauty tips for gorgeous winter skinThink your skin is destined to be dry and flaky until spring comes? Try these simple, natural tactics to keep your skin lovely through the holiday season and beyond.

Natural beauty tips for gorgeous winter skin
Think your skin is destined to be dry and flaky until spring comes? Try these simple, natural tactics to keep your skin lovely through the holiday season and beyond.

07

Oct

It’s common knowledge that items in your refrigerator and pantry can do double duty around the house. Here are a few of the most popular concoctions you can make to keep your hair and skin healthy and beautiful. Consult your physician with questions.Skin and hair care from the fridge

It’s common knowledge that items in your refrigerator and pantry can do double duty around the house. Here are a few of the most popular concoctions you can make to keep your hair and skin healthy and beautiful. Consult your physician with questions.
Skin and hair care from the fridge

25

Sep

How to handle dry hair, naturallyCoarse, curly or just plain dry hair needs special treatment: Here are some toxin-free solutions to try.

How to handle dry hair, naturally
Coarse, curly or just plain dry hair needs special treatment: Here are some toxin-free solutions to try.

09

Aug

Tips for greening your skin and hair care regimenHere’s where to find beauty products that have fewer (or no) harmful chemicals, and how to do it without breaking the bank.

Tips for greening your skin and hair care regimen
Here’s where to find beauty products that have fewer (or no) harmful chemicals, and how to do it without breaking the bank.

10

Jul

Can’t-live-without summer skin saversThese natural products will keep you cool, calm and collected when summer heat and humidity blast you.

Can’t-live-without summer skin savers
These natural products will keep you cool, calm and collected when summer heat and humidity blast you.

10

Jun

Home remedies for oily hairWe’ve got ideas for how you can keep your hair looking fresh and oil-free using inexpensive, home-based solutions.

Home remedies for oily hair
We’ve got ideas for how you can keep your hair looking fresh and oil-free using inexpensive, home-based solutions.

28

May

Au natural and makeup-free celebrity women show their true facesWhy has it become such a big deal for some women to go out of the house sans concealer, lipstick or mascara?

Au natural and makeup-free celebrity women show their true faces
Why has it become such a big deal for some women to go out of the house sans concealer, lipstick or mascara?

06

May

Giving up shampoo: One girl’s story
Every day I faced off against lackluster tresses, while two friends of mine couldn’t stop raving about their own glossy, sexy hair. They had recently stopped shampooing — just went cold turkey — and the results were marvelous. Both are decidedly un-crunchy, so I knew they weren’t making some hippieish statement about evil soap conglomerates or shampoo pollution in our waterways; this no-suds policy, I reasoned, must actually be good for hair. What did I have to lose? I tossed out my shampoo, began simply rinsing my hair in the shower every day, and waited to be dazzled by my new chemical-free, naturally lustrous mane. The payoff was a while in coming, and I soon regretted having told everyone about my little experiment. Read more.

Giving up shampoo: One girl’s story

Every day I faced off against lackluster tresses, while two friends of mine couldn’t stop raving about their own glossy, sexy hair. They had recently stopped shampooing — just went cold turkey — and the results were marvelous. Both are decidedly un-crunchy, so I knew they weren’t making some hippieish statement about evil soap conglomerates or shampoo pollution in our waterways; this no-suds policy, I reasoned, must actually be good for hair.
 
What did I have to lose? I tossed out my shampoo, began simply rinsing my hair in the shower every day, and waited to be dazzled by my new chemical-free, naturally lustrous mane. The payoff was a while in coming, and I soon regretted having told everyone about my little experiment. Read more.