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Beauty Notes: Mists & Hydrosols - Part I
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

My favorite skin treatments are mists and hydrosols, and I use them year round. During the hot days of summer, they're essential. From the simple DIY versions I sometimes cook up to the sublime ... [more]
It's Quite Easy Being Green
Saturday, May 10, 2008

I just got back from a walk wearing my FitFlops. On my hair is Ayurvedic oil; on my legs an essential oil-infused body oil from Bali. Up one arm and down the other is a series of perfumes, ... [more]
Beauty Notes: What I've been into, lately #2
Friday, January 18, 2008

I think we need a label for this, somehow...a blend of favorite things and Jack Bauer and Tony Almeida at a Drive-Thru. Anyhow. Shall we commence? Ava Luxe Voyage earrings I'm not affiliated ... [more]
Update on Giovanni Cosmetics Tea Tree Triple Treat shampoo
Friday, November 02, 2007

I started using this back in July, because I had a slight, yet persistent, itchiness on top of my head. It was either tea tree oil shampoo or Nizoral; they both are purported to work on the same ... [more]
Dr. Hauschka lipstick: makeup with a conscience
Wednesday, September 12, 2007

I've been wearing these lipsticks for a couple of weeks now (#01 Amoroso, #09 Dolce, #11 Effetuoso, and Lipstick Novum #04 Sand Dune). They are, without a doubt, good lipsticks. I hope that ... [more]
Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Shampoo, part 3
Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Come to mama! Guess I'll get to try the conditioner as well. Found this little gem of a three-pack at Costco; each bottle is 25 oz. The works was about $18.Labels: giovanni, hair, natural ... [more]
Couple of indie links
Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Fragrant Fripperies Fragrance Decant & Sample service I haven't tried them; however, if you're looking for perfume samples, might be the way to go. Sweetpeacurli's Silly Little Site I realize I ... [more]
Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Shampoo, part 2
Friday, July 20, 2007

Okay I tried this again (see my previous endeavor), the day after coloring my hair. It's much much better. Yesterday the shampoo felt almost burning on my scalp...likely from the peppermint oil in ... [more]
Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Shampoo
Thursday, July 19, 2007

I freely confess to being a shampoo whore. Even though I can settle down with a single daily conditioner, for years, I always like to try different shampoos. That said, I have repurchased the same ... [more]
Trader Joe's Shea Butter Soap rules!
Friday, July 06, 2007

A quick Internet search for reviews of Trader Joe's soap produces three charming blog entries: All The News That's Fit To Print I want a clean as real as Ivory! "The Time Has Come," The Walrus ... [more]
Best shampoo without sulfates
Wednesday, June 13, 2007

I managed to do a spot of shopping today. Bought two shampoos...which, for a shampoo ho, amounts to a whole hill of shampoo. Both were repurchases, actually (again, highly unusual for said shampoo ... [more]
Shampoo vs. conditioner
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

A post on a beauty board got me to thinking. I've been a shampoo 'ho for years...even when I find a nice one, such as Alba Hawaiian Plumeria or Honeydew shampoo, or Avalon Organics Lemon ... [more]
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
Saturday, February 17, 2007

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics As much as I'm wary of "scare campaigns," I find this site worthwhile, because it seems less about scaring people and more about doing something about eliminating ... [more]
Favorite "high end" beauty products
Friday, February 16, 2007

Conversely, some products are worth their higher price tag. The colors, staying power, texture, versatility, sometimes even the shelf life--I've had cheaper lipsticks and eyeshadows turn on me ... [more]
Latest sulfate-free shampoo venture; cheap beauty products in general
Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Thanks to our Carol, I have gotten into this product (drum roll): Okay, it doesn't look fancy...that little picture resembles exactly how it looks in real life. No colorful packaging, no celeb ... [more]
Sulfate *and* paraben free shampoo sighted at Trader Joe's
Monday, November 06, 2006

The name escapes me's not the same as the "Nourish" one. It's not as cheap either: $4 for a mere 8 oz. But not only is it sulfate-less, it is also without parabens, if that's something ... [more]
More on sulfate and paraben free hair products
Friday, September 15, 2006

Check it out! The Long Hair Community has an ongoing thread for this: Sulfate-Free Shampoo List beauty, hair care, natural beauty productsLabels: hair, natural beauty
Etro and more on natural hair products
Monday, September 11, 2006

As far as Etro...I've knocked Heliotrope off my "potentially bottle-worthy" list. It's a lovely scent, but too "foody" for me...on me it's a bit floral atop a tremendous base of vanilla. i.e., if ... [more]
Sulfate and paraben free shampoos
Saturday, September 02, 2006

More on much as I've enjoyed using my Pantene shampoo and conditioner for a year and a half, more actually, I'd like to move toward more natural hair care. I have found that mainstream ... [more]

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