Homemade Laundry Detergent

My new homemade laundry detergent.

As you may have figured out by now, I’m a pretty frugal person.  If I can make a product at home and save money while not including any strange chemicals, I’m all about it.  I make my own lotion, lip balm, shampoo, hand soap, and body scrub, but one thing that had so far evaded me was laundry detergent.   Continue reading

How to Green Your Hair Care Routine: Homemade Shampoo and Eco Friendly Products

I’ve talked a lot about getting rid of toxins in the products you use in order to protect yourself from endocrine disrupting chemicals and restore your metabolism.  But sometimes that seems very difficult, as there are TONS of products out there that claim to be eco friendly, but really aren’t.  Not only are the ingredients hard to pronounce and unknown, but a lot of the organic products are very expensive!  If you’ve been reading here for any length of time you know that I’m very frugal, so when I started revamping my personal care routine, I tried lots of different ways to eliminate toxins without spending a fortune on products.  Here’s what I came up with. Continue reading