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De-mane the drain

My mane is a formidable opponent to my shower drain. After a few weeks of hair washing my nightly showers turn into shaths — that uncomfortable combination of showering and wading in backed up bath water.

I feel like I’m doing a great disservice to the environment by reaching for the Drano, and often envision a whale keeling over when I use it. I was wondering if any Homies have some proven natural concoctions for drain unclogging.

An incredibly detailed guide to dying your hair red with henna

If you’re reading this, you’re probably into the idea of having RED! hair without putting your tresses through the wringer with conventional hair dye. WELL, COOL, ’cause I have a few tricks of the trade up my sleeve for dying your hair red with henna…

Giving up shampoo and washing my hair less ICKS ME OUT — how can I make natural hair care products fit my life?

I really enjoyed the advice on brightening up red hair. In fact, Evathedefiler’s comment led me to buy natural shampoo bars from Southland Soap.

Now I’m a little intimidated by my journey into Pantene Pro-V-free living, especially since I haven’t had the best luck with this stuff before; trying to wash my hair every other day gave me icky shame. Could I get some advice on what to expect when you’re switching to natural hair care? I’d like to hear about the face and body too.

How can I brighten up my red hair without frying it?

I’ve gotten sick of killing my hair with dye, but I still want to brighten it up. I need to learn a less frizz-forming way to kick up my red head.

How do I remove hair dye from the bathroom wall?

I dye my hair black on a regular basis, and I’m also a clumsy oaf. My bathroom wall has many spots of blueish-black. How can I resolve this messy problem?