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How To Prevent Ingrown Hairs Naturally

November 2022
Fun fact: Did you know the only places you don’t have hair follicles are your lips, the palms of your hands, and the bottoms of your feet? Mind = blown. Even without coarse or curly hair, we’re all going to have to live with an ingrown at some point. Sigh. But don’t stress, dear ones, because we can treat and also prevent these ingrowns from happening at all.

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How I Care for My Body Hair: AKA “Garden” Maintenance

September 2022
I’ve always been a less-is-more person when it comes to skincare. Perhaps it's not a surprise that when it comes to my pubic hair, I use many of the same products I use elsewhere on my body.

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Here’s Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is Great For Skin – But Use With Caution!

June 2022
For at least a decade now, apple cider vinegar has been heralded as a beauty do-all for skin. But do these claims hold up? Let’s dig in.

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Why You Should Avoid Sodium Laureth Sulfate in Skincare (and Everywhere!)

May 2022
What is sodium laureth sulfate? How is it related to sodium lauryl sulfate? And how easy is it to find clean skincare products that don’t use it?

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Meet the Maker: Sable Candle Co.

April 2022
It was the lustrous black tumbler that first caught our eye when we spied the gorgeous products from sable candle co. Seeing those sleek home goods and then, later, smelling the sumptuous scents had us all hooked.

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The Future is Female

March 2022
We believe in supporting and shouting out women not just during Women’s History Month, but all year long. When we founded Grows As It Goes, we decided from the beginning that we would support women-owned and women-led companies.

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Am I Going Green or Just Greenwashing?

February 2022
“Going green” isn’t just a trend, but it has become a buzzword lately. Greenwashing is when a company or product pretends to be environmentally-friendly but can’t actually back that up. So how can you tell if the items you buy actually *are* sustainable and not just pretending to be?

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Meet the Maker: Wee Gallery Educational Toys

January 2022
Family-owned company Wee Gallery makes sustainable, high contrast toys that are built to withstand life — even during destructive toddler phases. They only work with ethical manufacturers to ensure their products are good for people and planet. Plus, they donate a portion of their profits to reforestation efforts.

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Surprise! These 3 Materials are Actually Sustainable

December 2021
What’s the difference between organic and non-organic cotton? How can wood be sustainable when harvesting contributes to deforestation? Aren’t vegan products better than animal-based ones? We’re delighted to find some easy changes we can make for a more conscious future.

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Welcome to Grows As It Goes

December 2021
When I decided to start Grows As It Goes, it was based on a simple philosophy: Nothing is mass-produced and everything must support women somehow. The fashion industry is one of the largest polluters and I didn’t want to keep feeding that unsustainable monster. Our promise to you is that we are incredibly choosy and aim to be as transparent as possible. You’ll know where something is made and by whom. And you can trust that the person who made it was paid a living, ethical wage and created the item with minimal impacts to the environment.