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Skin Lightening Creams Contain Dangerously High Levels Of Toxic Mercury

Public health officials expressed concern about the levels of toxic mercury found in some skin creams at a meeting of the American Chemical Society. Dr. Gordon Vrdoljak of the California Department of…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. Iíd like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If youíre like most people, you donít want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

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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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Avocado Beauty Tips for Healthy Skin & Hair

Avocados aren't just for eating! Legends say that Ancient Aztec, Mayan, and Inca women used avocados to beautify their skin and hair.†Today many natural skin care products contain avocado oil as one o…

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Awesome Doggie Makeovers Save Lives

I don't know about you, but I love seeing makeovers of people in magazines or on television. Well, now I love them even more, because dogs across America are getting their chance to let their inner an…

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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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Sea Animals Don’t Want to Eat Your Face Wash

If you use a typical off-the-shelf face cleanser or body wash that claims to be an "exfoliator" or "scrub," chances are, its scouring power comes from tiny pieces of plastic called microbeads. Thes…

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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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