The Dirty Truth Blog

How High Are The Benefits of Hemp Seed Oil?

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Suds and Buds soap is one of our best sellers here at Kilted Suds. The novelty of the soap is what typically draws people in in the first place, but it really is fantastic for your skin. The addition of hemp seed oil to this soap is what really makes it special.

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It's Time for a Makeover - INCI Compliant Ingredient Names

Posted by Brigid McHugh

It's Time for a Packaging Makeover! My bar soaps have been undergoing a makeover!! New labels, with a new way of listing ingredients. I have been slowly moving all of my packaging over to a more streamlined and cohesive look, and the bar soaps are the last to change! The biggest change is obviously going to be the overall look of the packaging, but there is one detail I want to point out. Products from Kilted Suds are packaged in an FDA compliant manner. This has to do with the way things are labeled, what information is included, and where...

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Oil Pulling for Oral Hygiene

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Oil pulling is something that I have turned many of my friends and customers on to since I discovered it a couple of years ago. While it may be a new thing for me personally, it is actually an ancient Ayurvedic (traditional Hindu medicine) practice dating back over 3,000 years.

What is Oil Pulling?

Oil pulling is a practice in which one places a few tablespoons of oil in the mouth and "pull" it between the teeth. The swishing and pulling helps to remove toxins from the mouth, the teeth, and potentially the blood stream. The idea here is that by pushing and pulling the oil into every space in your mouth, it can bond to any bacteria and remove it. When you spit out the oil, the bacteria goes with it.

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Say "Cheese!!"

Posted by Brigid McHugh

In my personal opinion, how attractive your face is begins with your smile, and your smile is all about your teeth! Those who know me know that I have been dealing with a lot of dental issues the past year or so. I believe that these issues were probably spurred by matters outside of my control, but I have been researching all things dental care for some time. Trying to combat tooth decay, cavities, and gingivitis naturally, and at home may sound scary, but I have found a few different things that really have made a difference for me personally.

There are a few points of contention for me surrounding typical oral hygiene

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DIY Vegan Hair Mask

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Things to keep in mind before you get started:

  1. This mask can be messy, so wear an old shirt.
  2. A warm mask will work better than a cold one, but you don't want hot!
  3. Hair masks should be left on for a minimum of 15-30 minutes. The longer you leave it on, the more it can work
  4. Sometimes hair is too damaged to repair.
  5. Long, or thick hair may require a double batch.
  6. Avoid using heat styling (blow dryer or straightening irons) for at least 24 hours after application.
  7. Don't use shampoo or conditioner with SLS or SLSA after the mask, they will strip out all of the good work you just did. (Try one of our Sulfate-Free Shampoo Bars)

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