The Strength In Gentleness

So for some reason, I’ve been writing a lot about my “no-poohair experiment lately. And now I’ve gone even deeper into this experiment, as I’ve begun doing something called water-only washing. In essence, I’ve completely stopped using any thing on my hair other than water, baking soda, eggs, and apple cider vinegar.

Big deal, right? It’s just hair. But by making this change, I’ve noticed some other things start to change as well. Continue reading The Strength In Gentleness

We Try It: Acne.org Regimen

Let’s talk about zits! No, really, everyone gets them and it’s nothing to be ashamed of (that’s right, I’m employing the gently, soothing voice of your mother). I’ve struggled off and on with acne since I was 15 (so for over seven years) and I’ve tried Retina, doxycycline (oral antibiotics), Proactiv, benzoyl peroxide, witch hazel, tea tree oil, vitamin E (which is better suited to dealing with post-acne red marks, á la Luci’s post), the Zeno (huuuuuge waste of money, guys), salicylic acid, Yaz birth control pills and loads of other over-the-counter washes and rinses and creams that I don’t even remember. Continue reading We Try It: Acne.org Regimen