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Vinegar and a new motto

At the weekend I poured dilute vinegar over my head and I really rather liked it. For the last year or two I've been gradually trying to detox our house and beauty products in a consistent way.  Replacing potentially environmentally, or human, harsh products with commercially available or home-made friendlier alternatives. Home-made is definitely where I'm happiest in principle - because of the economics, the reduction in packaging impact and the control. It is also where I find it hardest to get to in practice. Gathering ingredients and then taking the time to make something in sync with when a product needs replacing has been more than I've had energy for so often. Particularly because I often get stuck in the research phase: reading the books, the articles, pinning all the pins . I want to take advantage of the shared experience to try and get things 'right' and yet the more I read, often the more complicated I make something essentially simple. Like my wee