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Holistic Beauty

Oil Pulling Heals Gums & Whitens Teeth, Naturally

When I first read about oil-pulling, it set off just about every skeptic alarm bell in my brain. See, I'm a hippie, tried and true. I was raised by hippies and spent my childhood burning sage in dry r…

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6 Ways to Sleep Your Way to Weight Loss

If you're trying to eat right and exercise to lose weight as part of your New Year's resolutions, now you can add sleep to your weight loss regime.† Research shows that you can sleep your way to a sli…

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12 Surprising Uses for Orange Peels

  It's citrus season, and, chances are, orange lovers have overloaded their compost bins and garbage cans with peels. But that's no place for these workhorses -- there are plenty of creative w…

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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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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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6 Natural Lipsticks Without Crushed Bugs or Fish Scales

When it comes to buying products that go directly onto your body, itís a tricky job making sure you arenít loading up on a bunch of, well, junk. With the most popular (and oftentimes cheapest) drugs…

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Make Your Own Cologne

The natural soaps and detergents industry has gotten quite creative in recent years when concocting their fragrances. Grapefruits and sandalwood lend their scents to laundry powders and eucalyptus and…

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8 Must-Have Summer Superfoods

You donít need to spend a fortune on exotic superfoods from distant lands to reap the amazing health benefits they offer.† With summer here, there are many great superfoods at your local market, farm …

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Top 10 Sensational Summer Berries

I have never met a berry I didnít like.†From the tart blackberry to the super-sweet raspberry, berries are just delicious.†But they arenít just pretty faces; berries are nutritional and healing powerh…

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Build Stronger Bones, Nails & Hair

One mineral is essential to bone-building, immune system strengthening, calcium absorption and building strong nails, hair, and teeth, yet most people never give it a second thought. It is silica. Sil…

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