Baking Soda Clarifying Rinse
December 8, 2014

Baking Soda Clarifying Rinse

Clarifying your hair is a way to remove the build-ups some products leave on your hair which can make your hair dull and lifeless. Regular household baking soda (sodium Bicarbonate) is an easy clarifier to use. Baking soda naturally lifts grease and product residue from your hair.
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Coffee Hair Rinse
November 17, 2014

Coffee Hair Rinse

Coffee softens, adds shine to hair and also brings out the highlights in your hair. The caffeine helps to increase circulation and stimulate the hair follicles to encourage growth. The rich antioxidants can help repair damage and prevent breakage.
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Vanilla Essential Oil? No Such Thing!
October 26, 2014

Vanilla Essential Oil? No Such Thing!

I love reading labels! I began reading product labels with the word “vanilla” in their title. What surprised me was how many products claimed to be made with “vanilla essential oil.”  Because there is no such thing as "vanilla essential oil.”  There are vanilla extracts, vanilla infusions, vanilla absolutes and vanilla fragrance oils—but no vanilla essential oil!
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The Science of Sweat & Deodorant
October 17, 2014

The Science of Sweat & Deodorant

Every day we produce on average one quart of sweat. Our skin contains millions of glands and some produce sweat. We have between 25,000 and 50,000 sweat glands and millions of bacterial in our armpits alone. Sweating and body odor come from secretions of two types sweat glands, eccrine glands and apocrine glands.
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