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Hands & Feet

15 DIY Beauty Recipes from Food-Based Ingredients

If you're looking to avoid toxic beauty ingredients, making your own DIY beauty recipes at home is a natural choice. The recipes below all use simple ingredients, many of which you probably have in yo…

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5 Myths About Personal Hygiene

Washing your hands. Brushing your teeth. Shampooing your hair. They're so engrained into our daily routine we barely give them a second thought. But should we? Read on for some of the most pervasive p…

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7 Ways Your Clothes Can Be Bad for Your Health

  For centuries, women in the western world wore corsets and mangled their internal organs in the process. Across the globe in China, foot binding immobilized generations of women. It's been o…

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13 Surprising Uses for Honey

  It's often said that the famed ancient beauty Cleopatra would soak in honey and milk baths. Well, whether or not that's true, it's certainly not surprising that the story has persisted for s…

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5 Rare & Surprising Allergies (Slideshow)

  What is innocuous for most can be deadly for some. Sure, people with peanut allergies just need to avoid eating it, and people with cat allergies probably shouldn't have a feline friend. But…

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14 Clever Uses for Nail Polish

  Longtime Care2 readers will know there are a few household items that have a seemingly endless list of practical uses -- vinegar, baking soda, lemon... Well, prepare to add nail polish to th…

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Big Purse, Big Shoes, Big Pain

Are you carrying around a purse that weighs more than 10 percent of your body weight? And are you doing that while wearing high heels with pointy toes? That's asking an awful lot of your joints and mu…

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Overwhelmed With Beauty Products? These Tools May Help

It can be overwhelming to search for new beauty products. The back panels of most products can resemble the classwork of a graduate chemistry class. Being health-minded, it can be a huge obstacle to f…

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18 Ways to Use Sponges (Slideshow)

  You'd be hard-pressed to find a household that doesn't have a sponge, or ten, lying around. What is easier, though, is finding people who wouldn't dare reuse something as gross as an old spo…

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5 Natural Lotions, Plus a DIY Recipe

When it comes to buying products that go directly onto your body, it's a tricky job making sure you aren't loading up on a bunch of, well, junk. With the most popular (and oftentimes cheapest) drugsto…

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Very good tips, thank you for sharing.

Also-there is no WAY I would think the USA is one of the happiest countries on earth. It's a nice co…

What a sweet precious little animal. Thanks for sharing.