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Forum: Natural Body Care   12-31-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
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Quote: Originally Posted by Ahimsa...

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Originally Posted by Ahimsa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6835140)
I used to be a body-care buyer for Whole Foods,...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-31-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By solidcitizqueen
I immediately got my daughter a Diva Cup (but...

I immediately got my daughter a Diva Cup (but she's not 9, she's 13), after my using Insteads for 10 years, and then I made the switch to Diva w/ her. No looking back for either of us. We both love...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-24-2006, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Mine went from complex to cheap and easy, w/ a...

Mine went from complex to cheap and easy, w/ a little helpful suggestions from MDC to make my routine the best perfect ever!

Washes: 1. African black soap (from a seller on Ebay for under $4 that...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-24-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By solidcitizqueen
I tried lots of things from the line, which I...

I tried lots of things from the line, which I found to be a company w/ integrity. My only complaint, aside from it being too heavy/greasy for my skin (and the price) was that for all the good they...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-21-2006, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Mine "played dumb" about the 2 boxes full of cut...

Mine "played dumb" about the 2 boxes full of cut up squares on the back of the toilet for 2 weeks before asking. I told him what they were for, and he said it was just gross, and he can't believe...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-21-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,334
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Honestly, once you get it down (I'd say 2...

Honestly, once you get it down (I'd say 2 cycles), there is virtually NO mess at all. We both use the punch down method of insertion, which is pressing the edge of the rim of the cup toward the...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-20-2006, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,334
Posted By solidcitizqueen
I've personally tried Diva, Mooncup (original...

I've personally tried Diva, Mooncup (original from UK), and the silicone version of Keeper (latex allergy won't allow for rubber keeper). The silicone version of Keeper is ok, no complaints. The...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-16-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By solidcitizqueen
I've always been a frecklehead, since I was a...

I've always been a frecklehead, since I was a kid. Hated them then, but LOVE them now. My arms are so freckled, it's not funny. Face has faded, but they're still very much there, and I love them. I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-16-2006, 02:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Daily routine is African Black Soap for first...

Daily routine is African Black Soap for first wash, honey for 2nd wash, and follow w/ jojoba for moisture (or unrefined shea if I need more). Other routine during the week are a scrub listed on...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-16-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By solidcitizqueen
My fave isn't homemade, just mother nature made....

My fave isn't homemade, just mother nature made. Unfiltered RAW honey from Hawaii. I leave it on an hour every week. My face LOOOOVES it. Not cheap for honey, but cheap for the best mask I've ever...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-16-2006, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Try the scrub another amazing woman posted here,...

Try the scrub another amazing woman posted here, which is one part of oat flour, 1/2 part sea salt, 1/2 part corn meal. Then, follow w/ honey (even as a mask for an hour). After that, you can also...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-10-2006, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Hate to think about it, but terpentine might...

Hate to think about it, but terpentine might work. Call a hardware store and see if they have suggestions. I can't imagine that if it is silkscreened on that it would be easy to get off. Great gift...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-09-2006, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Licensed nail tech and educator here. Get a mix...

Licensed nail tech and educator here. Get a mix of oils you may have on hand (jojoba, sweet almond, avocado, sunflower, safflower, and grapeseed are the top of my long list), and mix in some salt...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-09-2006, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Quote: Originally Posted by Spastica...

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My latest method is:

- Scrub armpits in...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-09-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By solidcitizqueen
All things considered, for a commercial brand,...

All things considered, for a commercial brand, it's the least of the evils. It does have tallow of many forms, which I don't care for. If I ever needed to buy it again, I would, but it would be more...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-08-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By solidcitizqueen
I wouldn't do it either. They are different...

I wouldn't do it either. They are different products, and you won't get the results you're looking for. Baking soda has sooooooooooo many uses (home and body). Baking powder is a different compound...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-08-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By solidcitizqueen
I'm a flax fan, but honestly don't notice a...

I'm a flax fan, but honestly don't notice a difference in my skin w/ or w/out taking flax. I do it because it's good for me, and I'm almost on my 2nd bottle. I'll probably always take it, even...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,392
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Ok, since Diva rides up to her comfy spot, try...

Ok, since Diva rides up to her comfy spot, try this routine:
Do the punch down fold (pushing one part of the rim into the center of cup and fold the rest like a taco). Get Diva in and push as far...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Daytime is jojoba oil, nighttime is unrefined...

Daytime is jojoba oil, nighttime is unrefined shea butter. We're both in TX, and our weather is drying us out right now, so hang in there. I wash w/ african black soap, followed by a 2nd washing w/...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,392
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Actually, others have mentioned it before (may...

Actually, others have mentioned it before (may not have been here that I read it). Make sure the cup isn't placed too high or too low. Placement can play a key role in using cups, from what you're...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By solidcitizqueen
You can order washing soda too, so a little...

You can order washing soda too, so a little patience might save you frustration. The only place I can find it is at my grocer here, as Walmart and Target don't carry it. You might call a chemical...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,342
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Quote: Originally Posted by Finch...

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Originally Posted by Finch http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/6698472)
I *think* this is the right forum, since I'm not...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By solidcitizqueen
This forum saved my face. I have always used...

This forum saved my face. I have always used african black soap and honey off/on for years, while trying other products (including pharmaceutical grade) to try to get what's "right". By simply...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-07-2006, 01:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,498
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Quote: Originally Posted by sammysmammy...

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Um....okay,this seems to be happening to...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-05-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,828
Posted By solidcitizqueen
Quote: Originally Posted by darlintxmomma...

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i know my hair is damaged...i color it...
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