Want Healthy Hair? Ditch the Shampoo!

Want Healthy Hair? Ditch the Shampoo!
Have you ever thought about the hair-washing process? I mean REALLY thought about it?We scrub it with shampoo to rid it of dirt and oil. Then we condition it to… wait for it…. REPLACE the oil we just stripped out of it. Along with all the other ingredients, the hair doesn’t need. Then all these ingredients just attract more dirt to the hair, so…Lather. Rinse, Repeat.It’s a vicious cycle.Now let’s...

Healing Scars

I believe that understanding what the skin does to heal a typical cut or wound can help us understand everything from Acne to Eczema. To get deeper into the processes that it undergoes on a cellular level helps us become closer to the intricate dance we are trying to assist in healing all issues with the skin.Phase one of healing a wound or cut is called the Inflammation Phase. Three differen...

Concessions to Cancer

This world has changed dramatically in the last 30 years. I’ve watched it happen. Many of us cringe at what is the “new normal.” Many of us remember when cancer was a strange thing for a family member to get and when we could lock our kids outside to play and that was an acceptable way to parent. Many of us remember building things out of reclaimed wood before real hammers and nails were deem...