DIY

Homemade All Natural Deodorant

Homemade All Natural Deodorant

A few years back I swore off deodorant. It was a vice I clung to for far too long because, well, I didn't want to be stinky. I'm crunchy enough as it is.

But once you've learned something, you really can't unlearn it (try as you might). I had known for awhile how bad antiperspirants and deodorants can be, so eventually I had to give them up.

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

How To Make Cold Brew Coffee

When I lived in Santa Barbara, California, there was a cafe on the mesa where I set up shop just about every day. I did school work, I nursed hangovers, I met people. This cafe sold a special type of iced coffee that was like no iced coffee I'd ever had. They called it "Brazilian Iced Coffee" and claimed it was brewed cold. It was delicious - smooth and a little sweet. The sad thing was, back in 2005, nobody else sold this special potion, so when I headed back east it was time to part ways. Like my penchant for Gucci sunglasses, I left Brazilian iced coffee back in SB.

DIY All Natural Sunscreen

DIY All Natural Sunscreen

I haven’t worn "regular" sunscreen in years.

Like most teens, I worshipped the sun by laying out for hours while wearing a string bikini and half a bottle of baby oil. (To add to the picture, I did this while drinking Diet Coke and eating fat-free Pringles…because who CARES if Olestra makes your butt squirt when you’re like, SO skinny in your string bikini?!)