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Busted: Men Are More Helpful to Women Wearing Heels

I've never liked high heels, which pinch my toes and strain my weak ankles. In my 20s, I'd squeeze into heels for work or bar-hopping, then kick them off as soon as I got home. In my 30s, I traded hig…

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5 Natural Ways to Get Thicker Lashes

I once had long, luxurious lashes that framed my blue eyes. Then, year by year, my lashes thinned,dropping like the proverbial flies. For a while, I painted Latisse on my lashes each night, and they g…

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Lammily, the ‘Normal Barbie’ is a Big Hit With Kids

When we first introduced you to Lammily, a realistically proportioned doll, it was obvious she was different from the typical Barbie doll. With proportions of the average 19-year-old; bendable joints…

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Toxic Beauty: How It Harms Salon Workers (and How You Can Help)

Beauty and its Beast: Unmasking the impact of toxic chemicals on salon workers Women’s Voices for the Earth recently released Beauty and its Beast: Unmasking the impact of toxic chemicals on salon …

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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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Natural Cures for Chapped Lips

Forget the falling leaves and shorter daylight hours. The sure-fire sign of autumn for me is chapped lips. The skin on lips cracks in cold, dry weather. So combine dropping temperatures with rising…

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5 Reasons Bone Broth Is a Superfood

If you have perused the internet lately, you may have noticed a growing buzz around bone broth. It has become so popular that even one NYC bone broth cafe has popped up. If you are confused, bone brot…

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6 Superpower Foods For Healthy Teeth & Gums

We all know that oral care is important, and holistic oral care goes way beyond brushing and flossing. With alternative therapies such as oil pulling, and homemade solutions such as herbal mouthwash, …

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Is Age Just a Number? 3 Studies Find Out

Some would agree that you’re as young as you feel (or behave). Others, well, they’re constantly reminded by friends, family and society to consider how many miles they have on the old “odometer.” But …

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Why I’m Damn Happy to Be Middle-Aged

So, I hear Julia Roberts doesn't plan to get plastic surgery. I know this because it made the news. Imagine that. A woman in her 40s has chosen not to have plastic surgery and it makes the news. I …

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