Homemade Toothpaste

Butter Believer posted a status on Facebook the other day that read like this: “Husband wants a “normal” toothpaste, but I refuse to get that nasty stuff with fluoride, triclosan, and a hundred other toxic chemicals in it. But all the “natural” toothpastes contain glycerin, which coats teeth and prevents minerals from reaching them. Anyone…

No Shampoo – UPDATE

A little update on the no shampoo front! It’s been a little over a week, and my hair already feels and looks so different! It’s fuller and more voluminous, softer, shinier, and it just feels cleaner. Frank really likes his hair, too. About once a day, he’ll feel his curls and exclaim, “Wow! It’s so…

No More Shampoo For Us!

There’s a trend going around a lot of the natural family/organic living circles. This trend is to STOP using shampoo (or conditioner) in order to avoid all the chemical ingredients. I’ve heard about it. I’ve read about it. I’ve THOUGHT about it. And I finally decided that there were too many crunchy mamas blogging about…