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MY BUM SUPPORTS TREES Week: 5-12 May

5 mei

Using soft toilet paper is worse than driving a hummer in terms of carbon footprint. So this week I’m campaigning for a more natural solution that I’ve tested for almost a year now. Why toilet paper is evil 1. Production, wrapping, shipping Production, wrapping and shipping makes using especially soft toilet paper worse than driving […]

Make lipstick from red clay

14 apr

I promised I would let you know how to succesfully make a natural red lipstick, since my last one turned into plain lipbalm, which is great but doesn’t work if you’re like me and sometimes want to look like a crossover between a French actress from the fourties and Wilma Flintstone. So here is the […]

The – ‘I wish I had a penis’ – PMS relief.

9 apr

When I have PMS I usually take it out on my plants as I’m too polite to abuse other people. But buying new plants every month is no fun either. So  if you don’t want to use birth control pills and such, there are several natural ways to feel relaxed and lessen cramps, of which […]

homemade lipbalm you can eat

3 apr

  I was going to make lipstick, following a recipe using homemade beet root powder as a way to colour it, but  I ended up with lip balm with little bits in it. A regular kitchen machine doesn’t create very fine powder. I read that all veggies are water soluble, and this doesn’t mix well […]

Healthy homemade deodorant

27 mrt

My deodorizing tip for you should have been to eat well. Ever since I started this project, my sweat hardly gets smelly anymore. I often forget to use deodorant and it doesn’t matter. I believe everything that comes out of your body smells better if you are healthy, but let’s not get into details – […]

Homemade toothpaste in two minutes

26 mrt

Ever googled the ingredients of your toothpaste? Apparently many of them are not so healthy. Since I didn’t find any scientific research on this I’m not sure the doses you take in with toothpaste is really problematic, but since homemade toothpaste is healthy for certain, I would go for that anyway.  Hunter gatherers apparently used […]

The 5 best prehistoric beauty products

24 mrt

If you want to be clean and pretty by using products that: -contain nothing more than natural ingredients -you can create at home within 5 minutes -are cheaper than the store bought product stay tuned. In Paleolithic times we already used beauty products: fossil combs, make-up residue and teeth-cleaning tools have been found. Besides, there […]

I’m wearing shoes again

10 dec

Last week, after some cold days, two of my toes started to act weirdly. They are swollen and they haven’t gotten back to normal. It’s not serious, they don’t hurt, but I noticed how fast this goes without really noticing, as you start to feel less when it gets cold. It made me realise I […]

International Power Shower Week Gallery

11 nov

The cold shower has never been a biggy for me. After 2 weeks I was used to it and after 3 I even started to like it. Then I found out it’s actually great for your health. It apparently improves your immune system, skin and a lot more. I also calculated how much it saves in […]

Last rule: no phone or internet for 10 days

28 jul

This tuesday onwards I won’t be using internet or a phone for 10 days. What I will do during this digital detox: I´ll go to friends without knowing if they’re home and if they feel like seeing me. I don’t know about your country but in the Netherlands this is quite unusual. I´ll write an […]