Towards the beginning of my Nature and Humanity course, we ventured into the topic of “nature” and “natural” and what those words mean to us and how they’re used in day to day speech in ways that are effective, problematic, and everywhere in between. Today I am going to share with you my initial post,Continue reading “The concepts of “nature” and “natural””
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What started as a combined search effort to be both lower waste as well as not have to carry a big jug of detergent back and forth when I needed to do the laundry at work led me to discover Kind Laundry. Are laundry detergent sheets a new thing? Somewhat. Is Kind the only companyContinue reading “Kind Laundry”
MUD/WTR has a really weird name. I know. And yet, I enjoy it immensely. What is it exactly? The short version is it’s a coffee replacement beverage but really you can drink it anytime you want. Since it doesn’t have a high caffeine content, it’s delightful any time of the day. MUD\WTR™ is a coffeeContinue reading “MUD/WTR”
We’re Green Circle Salon certified!
I’m so excited to be a part of Green Circle Salons. Being on my own has given me a wonderful opportunity to be incredibly mindful of how my actions and products impact not only the guests in my chair but also the planet we live on. What exactly does it mean when I tell youContinue reading “We’re Green Circle Salon certified!”
I’m switching to Olaplex!
A while back I wrote about the differences between Olaplex and B3, and why I was using B3 instead of Olaplex. My main hang up that pushed me towards the B3 over the Olaplex initial was that the Olaplex had the second step that just took extra time we don’t always have. In my previousContinue reading “I’m switching to Olaplex!”
What really happens when you use kitchen oils in your hair
It seems like we hear it around every corner: “coconut oil is a miracle worker” or “have a problem? Try coconut oil!” To an extent, sure thing! The biggest difference between the coconut oil you use in the kitchen and the kind that’s added in hair products is that the coconut oil that goes intoContinue reading “What really happens when you use kitchen oils in your hair”
Leaf Shave Razor Review
Pros:Easy to customize shave, environmentally conscious, long lasting, elegant design Cons:Price, finish availability varies, can get slippery without guard The journey to be more environmentally conscious is a long one. I had been trying to find a more environmentally friendly way to shave for a long time. I’ve tried the typical safety razor in theContinue reading “Leaf Shave Razor Review”
Eleven Australia Shampoo/Conditioner Bar Review
Pros: Environmentally friendly, smells good Cons: Bit of a learning curve to use What’s a shampoo bar anyway? Shampoo bars are a low waste and no water option for cleaning your hair. They can be a little tricky to get the hang of using, especially if you have longer hair, but they’re a great productContinue reading “Eleven Australia Shampoo/Conditioner Bar Review”
Curl Care Series Part 4: Where do we start with products?
I have always maintained that the beautiful and terrible thing about home hair care is that there’s more than one right option. It’s hard to pick just one product in many cases, since so many factors can impact what the right choice for you ends up being. If you have something that should be addedContinue reading “Curl Care Series Part 4: Where do we start with products?”
Curl Care Series Part 3: So how am I actually supposed to style my hair?
First and foremost I have to warn you that the answer may not be straightforward. What comes below will be a great starting point and may work just fine for you, but if you see someone with a similar texture hair and wave/curl pattern to your own and you love how it looks, ask themContinue reading “Curl Care Series Part 3: So how am I actually supposed to style my hair?”