Being kinder to my kinks

A couple of weeks ago, when I was in the middle of my dad being seriously ill, I had to deal with my hair. As I wrote before, the scalp was out of control, so I couldn’t go another two weeks (honestly, I shouldn’t have gone two weeks because my scalp doesn’t roll like that)….

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My regimen: Fall/Winter 2010

Here’s another update on my regimen for fall/winter 2010. Actually, I think my regimen is more to the point – I’ve taken off my product junkie crown and that is totally streamlining the products I’m using. But I will be swapping out some products for the season just because of the frigid Canadian winter. (It’s…

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My regimen: Spring/Summer 2010

Hi all! It’s about that time again — updating my regimen. The biggest thing that you’ll notice is that I’ve cut out a lot of products. Let me break down the regimen for you as it stands right now: Shampoo (weekly) – OK, I’ve realized, begrudgingly, that I need to use shampoo. I wish I…

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Going organic and natural

I’ve been toying with the idea of going organic and natural with all of my hair and body care products. Why? Well, I’ve been going to a naturopathic doctor for a few weeks now and I’m so surprised about how synthetics products can be so detrimental to your health. I’ve heard a number of hair…

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DIY hair care: Pre-‘poo!

I know of several hair bloggers who regularly use a pre-‘poo AKA a pre-shampoo. The reason, from what I understand, is to protect your hair from the rigors of shampooing. I would assume – rightly or wrongly – that if you co-wash, you shouldn’t really need to pre-‘poo. Conditioners shouldn’t strip your hair of natural…

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