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11 Green Hacks to Stay Cool This Summer

Not only are air conditioners environmentally unfriendly, but they are pretty expensive. If you’re looking to live greener and cheaper, here are 11 tips to keep your life bearable during the next heat…

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10 Easy Ways to Make Your Shower More Sustainable

Just as important as what we choose to eat, choosing how we care for and clean our bodies can make a big difference in our overall environmental footprint. In fact, our entire shower experience is ful…

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Does Dry Brushing Really Flush Toxins and Fight Cellulite?

Centuries ago, the people of Japan and Greece are said to have brushed their bodies with corncobs and loofahs to get silken smooth skin. And for decades now, spa therapists and beauty experts have bee…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Take Cold Showers

Turning off the heat may not sound appealing, but there are some actual health benefits to be had by taking a cold plunge on a regular basis. Have you ever taken a cold shower – a really cold showe…

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Are You TOO Clean?

You shower every day -- shampoo, suds up, rinse, wait 24 hours, and repeat. You may also wash your hands with antibacterial soaps regularly, all in the name of being hygienic, right? As it turns out, …

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Is Your Showerhead Making You Sick?

A good showerhead is supposed to deliver a satisfying jet of water. But if you have not changed or at least cleaned the showerhead in your bathroom for a long time, it could be adding a blast of bacte…

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3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Smell Good Throughout the Day

"Smells could bring a person back clearer than pictures even could." ― Anne Tyler, Breathing Lessons We all like to smell good. But sometimes, despite observing good personal hygiene, a non-pl…

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Why Good Ideas Come to Us While Showering

Our best ideas can come to us at anytime -- hiking in the woods, playing with our pets, talking with our best friend or just seconds before falling asleep or waking up. We don't always know where (or …

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Winter Showering Tips (video)

Sometimes, a nice, warm, relaxing shower is the best part of the day. But if it's winter, a long shower might not be the best idea for your skin. Learn why! Related Link: Why You Should Use Winter…

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Hair Washing 101

Shampooing isn't as simple as it seems--even though you've been doing it for years, your method may not be up to par. Watch this to learn about the optimum way to wash your locks.…

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