Day: March 10, 2020

Mouthwash DIY is baking soda, water and essential oils

Do You Really Want Nanoplastics in Your Mouthwash? DIY it!

So many of the things that we buy as “toiletries” revolve around making us feel fresh and sparkly and effervescent. Thus, the emphasis on peppermint, and dirt-fighting soap. Mouthwash fits squarely into the desire for “fresh and sparkly,” and most commercial mouthwashes leverage mint or other flavors that seem to parallel mint for the fresh …

Do You Really Want Nanoplastics in Your Mouthwash? DIY it! Read More »

Aftershave DIY involves Witch Hazel and Vegetable Glycerin or Aloe Vera

Aftershave in a plastic tube? Never! DIY your aftershave, and craft your own scents

I use aftershave after I shower even if I don’t shave. The sharp slap, the way it seems to rapidly penetrate pores, the tingle that lasts for a few moments — it all speaks to me. I like the way a good aftershave smells, too. For me, the best ones hide in public, mostly reserving …

Aftershave in a plastic tube? Never! DIY your aftershave, and craft your own scents Read More »

DIY toothpaste with baking soda, activated charcoal, Bentonite clay, coconut oil and organic sunflower oil

Ditch the Plastic Tubes & Make Your Own Minty Awesome Toothpaste

Toothpaste looks like charcoal paste, it’s kinda’ salty, it rocks I grew tired of buying toothpaste in plastic tubes, and then turned to tooth powders. This was an improvement, but too many powders also came in plastic tubs. I made my own powder, but didn’t like the texture. So I started making my own toothpaste, …

Ditch the Plastic Tubes & Make Your Own Minty Awesome Toothpaste Read More »

Scroll to Top

“Check out Letter From the Forest, our weekly newsletter exploring the circular economy, climate change and more. You’ll savor this hike. Welcome!”