I’ve been pretty pleased with my DIY brown sugar body scrub but lately the thought of mixing together sugar and coconut oil feels like too much work – I blame the “I’m knackered” pregnancy hormone. So, I’m on the lookout for a gentle, nourishing, environmentally-friendly and inexpensive body wash. Is that too much to ask?
Update on August 5th, 2014: If you enjoyed making this recipe please donate $5 to help the author cover her costs for Leukemia treatment:gofund.me/cfscwo
Ed’s note: This post was written by contributor, Lu Lyons
Several years ago I became interested in sustainability, and started switching my beauty purchases to products that were not only not tested on animals, but had a minimal impact on the planet. To move toward a more sustainable consumption habit, many sustainable living gurus will tell you, switch one item at a time. I started with shampoo.
Ed’s note: This post was written by contributor Kate Derrick.
Brand/Product: Natures Organics – Organic Care Normal Balance Shampoo.
Price: I bought mine for $3.45 from Coles. You can get Organic Care, as well as other great products by Natures Organics, from various supermarkets.
Why We Love It: It’s vegan, Australian made and owned, and paraben and sulfate free. And Natures Organics supports some great charities.
I can’t say a bad word about this shampoo. Continue reading