A Denver Home Companion | shower routine

  1. weleda birch body scrub — a nice little treat when my skin is feeling tired.
  2. dr bronner’s tea tree pure castille soap — a versatile soap that is gentle enough that we’ve been using it on ramona since she was a newborn. i also use it in household cleaning projects. it smells divine.
  3. shea moisture african black soap — my face isn’t acne prone but this soap still does wonders and actually makes my face softer and more moisturized.
  4. dermalogica daily microfoliant — definitely gentle enough to use every day. this scrubs away dry skin, impurities, and leaves my face glowing.
  5. aveda damage remedy shampoo and conditioner — i am only happy with this pair. i have fine, color-treated hair and it’s never been healthier or fuller.
  6. vintage safety razor with proraso — yes, i’m sorta crazy in my stubbornness not to buy a fancy woman razor. i splurge on all the other above items but just can’t seem to justify the price of disposable razors!

do tell: what are your must-haves in the shower? 

i’ll follow up next week with my outta-the-shower-moisturizing-getting-ready-for-the-day routine!

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  1. Lashley says:

    Welp, here I go thinking about naked Emily again.

    Did you officially vote out the Dr. Bronner’s rose? I haven’t used it in a while (switched to Everyday Shea [Vanilla Mint]) for the winter, but I miss the rose sometimes!

  2. tessa says:

    I miss your shower. That’s not weird.

  3. sarah sibley says:

    Toiletry Tuesday?!?!?! I love it!
    Funny comments, too. Thanks for posting these. I’m a shower products whore. And a lipstick/chapstick/lipgloss whore. I love lady things that smell lovely.
    I use
    – Organix Moroccan Oil Shampoo/Conditioner. Mmmmm. Soft hair!
    – St Ives Apricot scrub It’s $4, but it totally works as a daily face exfoliant
    – Trader Joes lavender sea salt body scrub (when is it opening in CO???)
    – Bliss Lemon Sage soapy sap cleanser mmmmmm deeelicious

  4. Robin says:

    fun post! I am also a lover of yummy products 😉
    I also love Aveda, Dr Bronner & Weleda (shampoo & cond for colored hair, the baby/unscented one and creamy rose body wash, respectively)…some other favorites include Smith’s Rosebud Salve, love & toast body scrub and herbacin kamille hand cream.

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