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Darker Skin? More Vitamin D, Please!

For most people, only 10-20 minutes of direct sun exposure is needed to get the daily amount of vitamin D. A simple walk around the block or a lunch outside is enough to get the job done. But did you …

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8 Thanksgiving Superfoods

If you choose wisely, Thanksgiving doesn't have to mean a heavy, less-than-healthy meal.  Here are my picks for the best traditional Thanksgiving superfoods: Apples—We’ve all heard the adage, “an a…

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22 Uses for Lemon Peels

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But what to do with all those lemon peels? Don't toss them; put them to work.  Lemon juice is about 5 to 6 percent citric acid and has a pH level of between …

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10 DIY Herbal Infusions for the Skin

Fresh and dried herbs used to make infusions with medical properties--applied externally or used with compresses--have been in use for thousands of years. Why would we choose to use chemicals on our s…

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Make Your Own Body Scrub & Lotion (video)

Why pay high prices for heavily advertised cosmetics? You can easily make them yourself in your kitchen with common ingredients you already have. In this video Danielle Kyrillos from DailyCandy.com sh…

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16 Foods for Beautiful Skin (video)

This video shows you 16 foods you should be sure to eat if you want beautiful skin as well as good health in general. They begin with olive oil, green tea, soy beans, ginger, and garlic. You can sl…

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Top 3 Skin Stressors

By Eliza Thomas, Experience Life Considering that each of us is covered in a dozen or more pounds of the stuff, it's surprising how little thought we give to our skin's essential role in the dr…

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10 Baths That Heal

I lived for two and a half years without running water (while living in a tipi on a commune where I bathed daily in an ice cold creek). I still marvel the blessings of hot running water for its calm…

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Could Dry Skin Be a Symptom of Something Serious?

Q: My skin has been very dry and flakey lately. Is this indicative of anything going wrong internally? A: It's always hard to make a dermatological assessment without actually seeing the skin. …

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DIY for Oily/Acne-Prone Skin

The most green thing you can do for your beauty regime is to make your own face and body oil. It is so incredibly easy and fun to do, and will save money, energy, and trees (no packaging!). When …

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