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Holistic Beauty

6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Skin Healthy

If you suffer from chronic skin ailments like eczema, psoriasis and rashes, you may not have resort to steroid creams or prescription medications to heal your skin. There are natural ways to keep skin…

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Get Sexy with Your Second Chakra

First what's a chakra? Chakras are measurable patterns of electromagnetic activity and centers for the reception, assimilation and transmission of life energies. Each chakra is associated w…

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Which Fruit Makes Your Skin Look Fabulous?

Homegrown tomatoes don't just taste like heaven, they make you look and feel great, too. Tomatoes contain the vitamins A, C and K, and the antioxidant lycopene, which help skin in several ways. Tog…

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15 Other Ways to Use Toothpaste

Yes, toothpaste is great for brushing teeth, cleaning tongues, and freshening breath. But that's just the beginning of all the great things you can do with cheap toothpaste that's mildly abrasive. …

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9 Great Uses for Lavender

A friend of mine calls lavender the "Swiss Army Knife" of essential oils because you can use it in so many ways. I prefer to think of it as the perfect way to start and end my day. From fresh lavender…

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Get Eco-Sexy: 7 Turn-On Essential Oils

Ahhhh.... aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential plant oils for physical and emotional healing. It's associated with Aphrodite (the goddess of love and beauty), sensuality, cos…

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Which Lipsticks Have the Most Lead?

Why lead is still allowed in lipstick is beyond me. This heavy metal is a toxic chemical, yet it is frequently found in the pigments used to color lipstick and make it shimmer. Even though it's been r…

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5 Things to Do With Bad Wine

Old wine, old wine. Hmm ... well, it's not a problem I often come across, to be perfectly honest. We're pretty fond of spiky beverages, 'round these parts. (Some of our neighbors here in Portland eve…

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3 Essential Oils You’ll Want to Use This Summer

What scents remind you of summer? Perhaps the bright sweet smell of fresh cut grass comes to mind, or the smoky warm scent of a campfire. What about the scent of peppermint? Lavender? Or lemongrass…

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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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Ever since I saw Morgan Spurlock's "Super Size Me" I haven't eaten at McDonalds. Never really made i…

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The only massage I could tolerate was by my physical therapist. A regular massage is just painful d…