How to Achieve Amazing Results Without Shampoo – Why I prefer no-poo

I have not looked back from going no poo - my hair is more shiney, less greasy and less dry on the ends. Washing your hair with baking soda is simple and effective, without shampoo, shampoo alternatives.

So I don’t use shampoo anymore. Why don’t I use shampoo? Well, there are a few reasons actually. The first reason being that actually shampoo is a modern convenience designed to make a company money, and the more you use it the more you need it.

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A Better Alternative to Toothpaste: Remineralizing Tooth Powder

Are you looking for a natural, fluoride free toothpaste that the kids will use? look no further than our remineralizing toothpowder

You may remember me sharing our homemade toothpaste recipe as an alternative to toothpaste that you can buy in the shops. If not, you can read about it here. It works just fine, don’t get me wrong, but my kids flat out refused to use it. And to be honest, I got sick of unblocking the drain from the coconut oil. That stuff can STICK.

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Make your own 100% coconut oil soap at home

Below is two recipes, one for a 0% superfatted coconut oil soap to use purely to make your own washing powder. The second is a 20% superfatted pure coconut oil soap - basically the 1/4 moisturizing cream, with out all the extra cruddy chemicals and processing that goes with it.

Traditionally, soaps are made from several oils blended to balance cleansing/moisturizing/and lathering properties. In the soap making world one of the well known “rules” is that a soap should never be made of more than 30% coconut oil because it’s so effective at breaking up oil/grease that it can be drying to use. For a bar soap for personal use this is a bad thing, for cleaning things like clothes, it is fantastic!

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