Unpopular Opinions for Health & Beauty
Here in The Crunchy Moose community, we have a lot of unpopular opinions. The mainstream beauty industry is flooded with synthetic, expensive products that promise miraculous changes that rarely deliver. And often I find that grandma's natural home remedies & beauty tips work better and faster than anything I can get at the store. 

It may not be popular, but we know that the real super-stars are in age-old natural remedies and DIY recipes.

Top 10 Unpopular Opinions:

#1: Beef fat makes the best lotion!

how to render tallow and make tallow lotion

#2: Putting garlic on your feet is awesome!

  • I make GOOT 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. 
  • Learn more and get the recipe here.

how to make goot garlic oil ointment treatment with garlic, coconut oil, and essential oils

#3. Apple cider vinegar should be put on your face!

how to make apple cider vinegar facial toner

#4: Washing your face with oil is good for your skin!

  • Oil and water don't mix. So putting oil on your face and rinsing it off with water will leave you with an oil spill of a mess, right? And if you already have oily skin, adding more oil is the worst thing to do, right? Wrong!  Actually, the exact opposite happens! 
  • Using skin-friendly oils to cleanse your face leaves your skin happy, moisturized, and balanced. 
  • Plus, it doubles as a makeup remover & can even remove waterproof makeup!
  • Learn what oils to use for your skin type here.

what oils to use for my skin type for the oil cleansing method

#5: Going longer between washes makes your hair healthier!

how to train your hair to go longer between washes

#6: You can cure sensitive teeth without a dentist!

  • 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. 
  • Get the DIY toothpaste recipe here. And check out the holistic dental series here.

diy toothpaste for sensitive teeth with coconut oil, baking soda, and essential oils

#7: The best energy booster is a shot of lemon juice and apple cider vinegar!

  • This morning shot 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. 
  • Get the recipe here.
master cleanse detox shot with lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, cayenne pepper, and honey

#8: Kombucha is delicious and easy to make!

  • Kombucha is beverage produced by fermenting sweet tea with a culture of yeast and bacteria.
  • It's bubbly, delicious, and full of probiotics that your gut loves!
  • Learn how to make it here.
how to make kombucha

#9: Applesauce should be put in your hair!

  • Ever wash your hair and it just doesn't feel clean? Does it feel greasy & waxy? Is it weighed down even though you haven't used products yet? Friend, you might be suffering from wax buildup.
  • Wax buildup is typically caused by either the products you're using or the quality of your water.
  • Get the surprising tips to clarify your hair here.

#10: You don't need OTCs to cure a hangover!

natural hangover cures like oil pulling and activated charcoal

Together, we're challenging the norms and redefining health & beauty in the healthiest way possible! Embracing a healthier lifestyle one DIY recipe at a time!

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