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Skin Care

Minnesota Bans Triclosan, Ingredient in Antibacterial Soaps

Minnesota is taking on the superbugs, thanks to a recent bill that prohibits the use of triclosan in retail consumer hygiene products. The bill, signed by Governor Mark Drayton, creates a ban starting…

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Why New York & Other States Are Worried About Your Face Wash

Your face wash may be bad for the environment, and several states are trying to do something about it. The problem is "microbeads," minuscule pieces of plastic about the size of Abe Lincoln's eye on a…

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4 Reasons Nanomaterials May Be Bad for Us

What is nanotechnology? Listen to the recent Green Divas Radio Show featuring Jennifer Sass, PhD (Sr. Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council. She explains nanotechnology in our everyday worl…

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How I Finally Got Clear Skin

I've long been a pretty healthy eater: I never ate junk food or fast food growing up, so never developed a taste for it; I love fruits and vegetables and eat plenty of them; I keep hydrated as I work …

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Want Glowing Skin? Try Oil Cleansing

Most of us want to our skin to look and feel great, but there's so much conflicting information on what's best for it. I like to say that there are three factors that determine great skin and how i…

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Learn How to Make Your Own Natural Body Scrub

When it comes to DIY projects, there's nothing I love more than making my own beauty products. Just think about all the money you spend on these items every year, and how difficult it can be to find b…

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10 Surprising Uses for Oatmeal

You know that oatmeal is a delicious and healthy way to start your morning, but there are quite a few unconventional uses for oatmeal that might surprise you! From DIY beauty to some crafty applica…

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20 Toxic Ingredients in Makeup & Body Care Products

Labels on cosmetics and body care products are a tough code to crack. The industry is so shockingly unregulated that it's usually impossible to trust the claims that manufacturers place on their produ…

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3-Ingredient Homemade Facial Scrub Recipe

Has the dry, cold winter weather done a number on your skin? This simple homemade facial scrub can help your face bounce back from the winter chill. Here in Atlanta the weather is starting to take …

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15 DIY Beauty Recipes from Food-Based Ingredients

If you're looking to avoid toxic beauty ingredients, making your own DIY beauty recipes at home is a natural choice. The recipes below all use simple ingredients, many of which you probably have in yo…

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