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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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8 Scary Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health

There's no question that alcohol has an impact on your health. In some ways, alcohol can be good: wine, for instance, consumed in moderation can benefit the heart. In the other extreme, though, alcoho…

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7 Biggest Skincare Myths

Everyone wants good skin -- and there's plenty of advice out there about how to make that happen. But, not all of that advice is necessarily good advice. Read on for some of the biggest skincare myths…

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3 Eco-Friendly Personal Care Hacks That Save You Money

We know about the dangers of chemicals in our personal care products, thanks in part to helpful groups like the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Environmental Working Group. While consumers are be…

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12 Non-Toxic Nail Polish Brands

The more natural I go with skin care, the more natural I go with everything I put on my body. My latest green switch is nail care. I am a big fan of painted nails. In my jewelry career, that was limit…

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5 Favorite Ethical Shops Online

Like most people this holiday season, you’ll be doing a lot of shopping. While door-buster specials may be good for some items, you’ll want to shop online, and at stores that provide ethical service a…

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11 Worst Germ Hot Spots in Your Home

We all know that bathrooms, and toilets in particular, are serious germ zones, but there are many other places that are equally packed with bacteria and other harmful microbes. Before I share the wors…

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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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13 Clever Uses for Vodka (Besides Making a Martini)

I can't think of a better use for vodka than in Oprah's lemon drop martini. But I'm not a big drinker, and have had the same bottle of vodka in my fridge for the last two years. So, I'm glad there'…

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Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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t information. thank you for caring and sharing.

Great information.

maybe this whole water myth is what perpetuated the need for Depends. Could be a conspiracy to sell…

Congratz! I make Vegan chili all the time+not 1 person complains about it being meatless.

Of course cats and dogs shouldn't be vegan.

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