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15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

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Dangers of a Heavy Purse & How to Prevent Injuries

Does it ever feel like you carry around everything you own in your purse? Though it's nice to be prepared for any situation that might arise, carrying all that stuff can actually be hazardous to your …

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What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Dry Clean

Dry cleaning is a hassle, it's expensive, and it's not always good for the environment. Can we skip it altogether without ruining our wardrobes? Well, yes and no. Read on for this helpful guide on wha…

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8 Surprising Uses for Cream of Tartar

  You might not realize it, but you probably have one of the most versatile cleaning agents sitting on your spice rack. Cream of tartar, chemically known as potassium bitartrate, is typically …

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Denim Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic, Coming Soon

Fashion designer, singer, and Grammy-winning artist Pharrell Williams debuted his latest project, "RAW for the Oceans," during a high-profile event last weekend in the midst of New York City's Fashion…

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Toxic Chemicals in Popular Children’s Clothing Brands

It’s the kind of deal you don’t want to score while out shopping for your kids – a cute, new shirt that comes with a host of invisible “little monsters” clinging to it. Greenpeace coined this phrase t…

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Is Your Bra Dangerous to Your Health?

“To Bra or Not to Bra?” That’s the question medical anthropologists Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer, are asking. They’ve been studying the connection between bras and women’s health for twenty …

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5 Ways to Extend the Life Of Your Clothes

T shirts fade. Jeans get ripped. Your favorite sweater gets ruined after a run-in with an ice cream cone. It might be painful to toss out your old clothes, but it doesn't have to be that way. With a l…

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12 Surprising Uses for Sandpaper

  Sandpaper is an invaluable component of any handyman's toolkit. But there are plenty of ways the rest of us can benefit from the stuff, too. From reviving old clothes to driving more safely,…

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15 Vintage and Handmade New Year’s Eve Party Dresses

Who's ready to party? Get inspired with a roundup of beautiful handmade and vintage NYE party dresses. Planning to spend New Year's Eve at home, comfy in your PJ's? Have to work that night? I under…

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