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bath and beauty

  • make your own: sea salt scrub.

    The likelihood that this post offers the majority of readers anything truly revelatory is slim. But I’m not looking to be revelatory. I’m just looking to remind you all to take a few minutes and…

    October 5, 2016 30 Comments
  • natural beauty: bar soap.

    If a post about bar soap isn’t the most thrilling thing that your Monday has to offer, then I can only imagine that you’re busy lounging on some terrace in Positano instead of sweating…

    July 20, 2015 39 Comments
  • natural beauty: facial toner.

    When it comes to everything bath and beauty, it won’t come as a surprise that I keep things simple and natural. Which, of course, can seem more complicated at first look. Here’s what I’ve…

    July 13, 2015 12 Comments
  • make your own: deodorant.

    In the summer that I turned 19, I spent a month in the Vermont woods not showering. There was some trail clearing and bridge building in there too, but the not showering bit is…

    September 16, 2014 32 Comments
  • make your own: deodorizing disks.

    Deodorizing disks. There’s a romantic name. Sexy, even.No matter. We’re going for effectiveness not romance and that’s the name that best fits these hard-working little suckers. When it comes to keeping a diaper pail…

    August 11, 2014 28 Comments
  • natural beauty.

    Face stuff. That’s the term that I use for all the products that I put–or don’t put–on my face. We’ve been over this before. I barely use soap on my face, let alone gunk up my…

    July 23, 2013 31 Comments
  • secret: i stink.

    Extra! Extra! Read all about it! That’s a cheap title for a post. I know. But I needed to get your attention. I’ve got some serious news for you. Going the eco-route with beauty…

    June 6, 2013 46 Comments
  • nahla: a beautiful giveaway.

    You probably already know this about me: I’m a beauty aisle hand wringer. I’m the woman in Duane Reade frowning at mile-long ingredient lists and struggling to decode them in search of a perfect…

    April 23, 2013 213 Comments
  • secret: i don’t wash my face.

    Here’s a secret: I don’t wash my face. Or I didn’t until recently. I know. I live in the big bad grimy city and I almost never touch soap to these cheeks of mine. …

    February 26, 2013 59 Comments