Spa Fruit Sensations Shower Gel

Natures Organics Spa Fruit Sensations Shower Gel

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?

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DIY: Shampoo

DIY hair shampoo

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

Becoming green

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.

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Organic Care – Normal Balance 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