Kilted Suds ~ The Dirty Truth

Eucalyptus to Soothe Your Soul

Posted by Brigid McHugh

When I was in high school, I was offered an amazing opportunity to be an exchange student in Australia. It was probably one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done in my life and has had an impact on me in so many ways. Before traveling to Australia, I was somewhat familiar with eucalyptus, but in the sense of “Hey Koalas eat that!” That's me holding a koala!!!   Let me set a scene for you: Trafalgar Station is an 80,000-acre ranch in Queensland, which uses some amazing sustainability practices. The property is HUGE, and the owners are one-of-a-kind....

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DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray

Posted by Brigid McHugh

So many of us want those beach fresh locks all year long, but for some of us, days at the beach are few and far between, or even non-existent. If you're looking for beautiful, waves and texture, this DIY Sea Salt Hair Spray just might be for you! Start out by gathering everything you'll need to make your Sea Salt Hair Spray. Ingredients: 1 Cup Hot Water 1 tsp aloe juice 2 tbsp Epsom salt 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt A few drops of hair-loving oil like jojoba, argan, or castor oil 10 drops Essential Oil (optional) I love rosemary, sage, lavender,...

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How to Use Sea Salt Hair Spray

Posted by Brigid McHugh

I've been having so much fun with all things hair related lately, and summer is quickly coming to an end here in Pennsylvania, so here it is folks: How to use Sea Salt Hair Spray Begin with damp hair Sea salt sprays are typically best used on hair that has not been freshly shampooed. This is because the salt itself can be drying for your hair. Also, since the intention of sea salt spray is to add volume, leaving those natural oils right on your head is a much better way to go. Go ahead, take yourself a shower, but...

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Introducing Kilted Suds Shampoo Bars

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Over the last few months I have formulated a recipe and created our 1st ever Kilted Suds Shampoo Bars. I want to take a moment today to explain to a little bit about why I chose the ingredients that are (and are NOT) included in these bars. One thing that was very important to me in formulating the Kilted Suds Shampoo Bar, was to make sure that I could bring you a product that did not contain sulfates. In most commercially available shampoos, sulfates like SLS and SLSA are used to enhance the amount of lather. These ingredients are typically...

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Kilted Suds and Essential Oils

Posted by Brigid McHugh

I am forever trying to improve myself, my family, my business, and my products. So, about a year ago, I began taking courses, and gaining certifications. At this point, I (Brigid), have successfully completed two essential oil related certifications, Aromatherapy, and Holistic Essential Oils.

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