Squeaky Clean and Green: Le Salon NYC Organic Salon Review
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Squeaky Clean and Green: Le Salon NYC Organic Salon Review

 On the day before another brutal snowstorm was to hit, I found myself tromping through a frigid Manhattan to Midtown East, the grounds for which the United Nations buildings operate and where few people are caught laboriously wandering around. My mission in these parts had nothing to do with international affairs, but rather on the … Continue reading

Shampoo Savior: Acure Organics Lemongrass + Argan Stem Cell Shampoo Review
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Shampoo Savior: Acure Organics Lemongrass + Argan Stem Cell Shampoo Review

Ladies (and the imaginary gents who read this blog), today I want to introduce you to the shampoo that restored my faith in natural/organic haircare: it’s the Acure Organics Lemongrass + Argan Stem Cell Clarifying Keratin Boosting Shampoo ($9.99 for 8oz). It has been a rough journey on the way to cleaning up my hair washing … Continue reading

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Au Natural Factual Friday: Sodium laureth sulfate (SLS) & Sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES)

If you’re like me, an average 20-something-consumer trying to be healthy in the midst of false advertising, empty product promises and sneaky trade secrets, you didn’t question any personal care products on the local drugstore shelves nor truly thought about the ingredients because after all, if they can be sold to the public then they’re … Continue reading

Au Natural Factual Friday: Argan Oil
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Au Natural Factual Friday: Argan Oil

By now we’ve all heard about argan oil one way or another as it’s having quite a moment in the natural and mainstream beauty communities. Known for its many nutritive, cosmetic and medicinal properties, argan oil is derived from the kernels of the argan tree, which is endemic to Morocco. This is why the oil is … Continue reading