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30 Uses for Coconut Oil

The term "superfood" has been bandied about quite a bit recently. But if there is one food that truly deserves the moniker, it's the mighty coconut. For decades, coconut oil was maligned for its hi…

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28 Surprising Places Triclosan Hides

Does your toothpaste, deodorant or cutting board contain triclosan? Triclosan is an antimicrobial recently banned by Minnesota and under scrutiny by the FDA for altering hormone regulation and fost…

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Are You TOO Clean?

You shower every day -- shampoo, suds up, rinse, wait 24 hours, and repeat. You may also wash your hands with antibacterial soaps regularly, all in the name of being hygienic, right? As it turns out, …

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Avocado Beauty Tips for Healthy Skin & Hair

Avocados aren't just for eating! Legends say that Ancient Aztec, Mayan, and Inca women used avocados to beautify their skin and hair. Today many natural skin care products contain avocado oil as one o…

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12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Have a use of your own? Let us know in the comments!   Around the Ho…

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14 DIY Projects to Avoid

Are DIY solutions always the best solutions? Unfortunately, no. Sometimes, recipes for cleaning your home or pampering your body just don't work -- or worse, they do more harm than good. And often, th…

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12 Great Ways to Use Castile Soap

I buy my castile soap in bulk. I'm just a super twigs-and-granola kinda gal, which means I use castile soap by the bucketful. But don't worry, for those less committed to "crunchy" life, they also sel…

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Hair Color Disaster? 6 Ways to Fix It—Naturally.

It's a familiar beauty story for many women. We get adventurous and want to try a darker hair color. When the results are darker than anticipated or we simply tire of the dark hue, what can be…

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Natural Solutions for Hair Loss

Shedding is never fun -- just ask my vacuum cleaner. It's even less fun when you realize the golf ball size bits of hair you're tugging out of the roller came from your own head. Oh, the horror! As we…

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Natural Beauty Treatments With Sesame Oil

Sesame oil has been used for thousands of years to support beautiful glowing skin and hair. It prevents skin aging, wrinkles and pimples. It stops split ends, and even darkens greying hair. Note: Y…

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thanks for sharing this info about left-handers :) :)

I agree with Nimue P. If ingredients and additives have to be tested on innocent animals that are …

I was supposed to be left-handed and in fact both my left hand and foot are larger. But of course - …

Well, I suppose it's time to resign ourselves to never eating ANY kind of food again!!!