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HOW TO TRANSITION TO NATURAL DEODORANT

Maria Auclair

Tags How to use natural deodorant, Natural Deodorant

HOW TO TRANSITION TO NATURAL DEODORANT

Lets have a real talk about Natural deodorants and Anti-perspirants. A Few Facts first Deodorant controls odor – not sweat. Antiperspirant blocks sweat – but isn’t designed to stop odor. Using deodorant and antiperspirant together is a good way to beat sweaty armpits and foul body odor, but not the only one. Body odor is created by bacteria that accumulates in your armpits. Antiperspirants and deodorants do NOT cause cancer. Both Antiperspirant and deodorant can lead to “sweat stains” There's a process to start using Natural deodorant, mainly because your pores are clogged after the use of antiperspirant so the...


I AM ECO-FRIENDLY BUT I DON'T LIKE RECYCLING

Maria Auclair

I AM ECO-FRIENDLY BUT I DON'T LIKE RECYCLING

Before my plastic-free “awakening” back in January 2019, I used to religiously recycle everything I could. If something didn’t say it was recyclable, I’d hope for the best and toss it in the recycling bin anyway, which is known as "wish-cycling". I thought there was a magic land where trash went to be processed and turn into something else, without even thinking too much about, how, what, why, where. It was just something that happened, no doubt. Now I’m so much more environmentally aware…and recycling no longer fills me with joy, I constantly and actively try to avoid it. Go figure....


ZERO WASTE/BULK MASSACHUSETTS DIRECTORY

ZERO WASTE/BULK MASSACHUSETTS DIRECTORY

This is a work in progress! if you know of a place that should be in this list please email me to contact@unpackedliving.com send pictures too! Whole Foods (State-wide) You can find milk in returnable glass bottles, and bulk aisles but most WF won't let you bring containers to use. (DUE TO COVID ALL BULK BINS HAVE BEEN REMOVED) Whole foods is also one of the places where you can get meat, poultry, and fish wrapped in paper. Star Market (State-wide) At Star Market, you can find bulk dry goods, like rice, nuts, grains, and bulk candy, and you can also...


GOING PLASTIC FREE: 20 EASY CHANGES I MADE

GOING PLASTIC FREE: 20 EASY CHANGES I MADE

Remember that the first rule of zero waste and Plastic-free is USE WHAT YOU ALREADY HAVE so there's no need to throw everything you own and buy new things. It's a process and it takes time, so I advice to first take a look in your house and use what you have and then when you run out, find the Eco-friendly Plastic-free option for it. If you roam through your drawers and bags, I am sure you have tons of freebies, travel sizes and samples you haven't use, so first of all use all that! I am going straight to the...


HOW TO USE ORGANIC APPLE CIDER VINEGAR RINSE

HOW TO USE ORGANIC APPLE CIDER VINEGAR RINSE

Unlike some vinegar rinses in which the first ingredient is water, our vinegar rinse is a pure concentrated vinegar. So you can add water to create the perfect rinse for your hair and you are not paying for a product that is mostly water. Directions for Whole Head Rinse: Vinegar rinse should be diluted Shake well before use Add 8 ounces Warm water to Squeeze** or spray Bottle Add 1 - 4 Tablespoons of Herbal Vinegar and mix Pour or spray through wet hair after shampooing Take care to avoid eyes Massage into hair and scalp, paying attention to ends...

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