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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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Top 10 Toxic Beauty Ingredients to Avoid

Many of the beauty supplies on store shelves contain toxic ingredients. Here are 10 of the worst toxic beauty ingredients in those bottles. There are really two major problems with toxic beauty ingre…

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How Healthy Is Your Skin? (5 Reasons to Know Your ABCDE’s)

Skin is the human body's largest organ. Stretched out, your skin would measure about 21 square feet and account for 15 percent of your body weight. Yeah, skin is kind of a big deal. Our skin is the…

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5 Natural Lotions, Plus a DIY Recipe

When it comes to buying products that go directly onto your body, it's a tricky job making sure you aren't loading up on a bunch of, well, junk. With the most popular (and oftentimes cheapest) drugsto…

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How to Know if Your Beauty Products Are Expired

By DivineCaroline Like some romantic relationships, no matter how much you adore your beloved favorite beauty products in the beginning, if you don't keep a close eye on things, they can get muck…

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7 Ingredients to Ban From Your Bathroom

From Experience Life Magazine The following ingredients usually appear in the products we use daily -- shampoo, sunscreen and the like -- and general scientific consensus concludes that they're bes…

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5 Homemade Natural Beauty Products

By Sawyard Rebhal, Networx In this eco-conscious time (and in this tough economy), everybody's trying to go green while saving some green. And the good news is, these two often go hand in hand.…

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The Dangers of Triclosan & How to Avoid It

Triclosan, the controversial disinfectant that many associate with hand sanitizers, is actually in all manner of cosmetics and personal care products. The Trouble with Triclosan Triclosan is an anti…

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Scary Beauty Product Ingredients – Book Giveaway!

Trying to decipher an ingredients list or figure out which personal care products are safe can be overwhelming. But as the author of Healthy Beauty points out, "conventional cosmetics and personal-car…

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Mid-Winter Mood Booster

Itís winterís half-time, and even if Punxsutawney Phil didnít see his shadow, there are days and days of cloudy, grey coldness and snow storm-induced lockdown ahead for many of us. To keep hope ali…

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