pH Balanced Hair Care for No Poo

pH Balanced Hair Care for No Poo
The goal is to get as close to your hair’s natural pH level as possible (which is about 5). So if you use a basic wash, you need to balance with an acid rinse. If your hair products are too basic or acidic, you could (and probably will) end up with damaged, dry, brittle, porous hair.

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Start Your No Poo Journey Here

Start Your No Poo Journey Here
"No poo" simply means that I don't use commercial shampoo.  Natural, nourishing, healthy ingredients are what make natural, nourished, healthy hair. 
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No Poo Methods - It's More than Just BS & ACV!

No Poo Methods - It's More than Just BS & ACV!
I could interview 100 no poo-ers and there is a good chance that not a single one of them follow the same routine. Everyone has different hair types and wants different results. It's not just baking soda & apple cider vinegar!
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Breastfeeding Is Best...But What If You Can’t?

Breastfeeding Is Best...But What If You Can’t?
Lots of new moms plan on breastfeeding. And lots of moms try very hard to breastfeed. And lots of moms......can't. So what is the best, natural, healthiest alternative to that oh-so-perfect breast milk? Here's what I did.
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No Poo FAQ & Troubleshooting

No Poo FAQ & Troubleshooting
Does your hair stink? Are you greasy? Is your hair falling out? Let's clear up some no poo rumors.
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Argan Oil: The Gold of Morocco

Argan Oil: The Gold of Morocco
Argan oil isn't called "the gold of Morocco" for nothing! It's fantastic for skin and hair.
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How to Customize a Deep Conditioner for Your Hair

How to Customize a Deep Conditioner for Your Hair
Deep conditioning is beneficial for all hair types and can enhance any hair care routine. You can create your own personalized deep conditioning mask and get crafty with ingredients you already have in your kitchen.
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The Biotic Breakdown: All About Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Antibiotics

The Biotic Breakdown: All About Prebiotics, Probiotics, & Antibiotics
The bloggers I was learning from were constantly saying to eat, drink, take, and ferment your probiotics. But it's hard to ferment *it* if you don't know what *it* is. So what are probiotics and how do you get them?
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Kefir: What, Why, & How

Kefir: What, Why, & How
Kefir is a fermented milk drink with a sour taste, made using a culture of yeasts and bacteria. It is similar to yogurt and can be used in the place of yogurt in a lot of recipes. Kefir is easier to make and is great for gut health.
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Morning Detox Shot

Morning Detox Shot
This is an easy, inexpensive, and gentle detox you can do daily. When I take this daily, I notice increased energy, better breathing, and less bloating. Keep reading to see some variations so you can mix it up how you like it. On days that I oil pull, I oil pull first then take this detox shot. 
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Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has been used for many centuries with recorded uses as early as 5000 BC. Rumor has it that apple cider vinegar was one of Cleopatra's favorite beauty products. Today it is used for everything from combating heartburn to getting rid of fevers to eliminating acne. I love this magical liquid and use it several times a day, everyday. 
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Oil Pulling Guide

Oil Pulling Guide
If you have never heard of oil pulling, you are about to get really skeptical of me. But just follow along and hang with me for a minute ;-)
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Homemade GOOT (Garlic Oil Ointment Treatment) - Strong Enough for You & Safe Enough For Babies!

Homemade GOOT (Garlic Oil Ointment Treatment) - Strong Enough for You & Safe Enough For Babies!
I use this anytime anyone in my house even thinks about sniffling, coughing, or sneezing. It's great for preventative care (like when something is going around your child's school) & boosts immunity. Next time you feel like you're coming down with something, give this a try. 
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Coconut Oil Hair Mask (And How To Get It Out Of Your Hair)

Coconut Oil Hair Mask (And How To Get It Out Of Your Hair)
Coconut oil is one of my favorite deep conditioners for my hair. How easy it is to get this magical deep conditioner out of your hair depends on your hair type and your shampoo. Here are some tips. 
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The Trouble With Tampons & A Better Alternative

The Trouble With Tampons & A Better Alternative
I kept hearing about menstrual cups. And I thought, "You want me to put that where? That's a big ole mess waiting to happen. Ummm....reuse it? No thanks." Then I tried it and now I get it.
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Six Amazing Benefits of Dry Body Brushing

Six Amazing Benefits of Dry Body Brushing
Want an easy way to get rid of dry skin & cellulite and increase circulation??!! Me, too! Meet one of my best friends -- my dry body brush.
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What's In Your Razor?

What's In Your Razor?
Did you know that your razor blade has ingredients?? Yep. And some of them aren't pretty. Try this instead!
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Kombucha: What Is It, How To Say It, and How To Make It

Kombucha: What Is It, How To Say It, and How To Make It
Kombucha. One of my favorite things. Here's everything you need to know about kombucha: what is it, how to say it, and how to make it. 
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Dry Shampoo For All Hair Colors

Dry Shampoo For All Hair Colors
We've all heard that washing your hair everyday isn't good for it. But what are you supposed to do with that greasy, oily hair? Use dry shampoo, of course! Dry shampoo is a powder that absorbs the oils from your hair and adds texture giving limpness hair more volume. And as an added bonus, it's super easy to make and you probably already have everything you need in your kitchen! 
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How I Put An End To Sensitive Teeth With Homemade Toothpaste

How I Put An End To Sensitive Teeth With Homemade Toothpaste
I used to have sensitive teeth. I used to use a maximum strength sensitive toothpaste. I used to use a numbing gel I got from my dentist everyday. And I STILL had sensitive teeth & gums. And then I started making DIY, nontoxic, homemade toothpaste. My sensitive teeth are a thing of the past. Bye bye, Sensodyne! 
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