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Coffee Alternatives: 5 Substitutes Worth Trying

You can have too much of a good thing… even when it comes to coffee. Not surprisingly, many of us may be over-indulging in this wonderful, tasty, aromatic, energy-boosting beverage (I’m one of those people if you couldn’t tell). And, well, maybe it’s time to give something else a try. Like the following coffee alternatives.

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How to Wash Your Hair – Yes, it takes more than just lather, rinse, and repeat!

Woman in a shower, steamed up with heart drawn with finger

In a previous blog post we talked about how often hair should be washed (the answer was 2-4 times a week, with 2-3 being optimal). Now, we are going to look at hair washing technique. Your showering habits set the tone for healthy, beautiful hair. While many of us love a steaming hot shower and a great lather,

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How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

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Every day, every other day, every few days or once a week? Just how often should you be washing your hair? This is an ever popular question and debate. Some people find their hair seems greasy if it isn’t washed every day while others find it falls limp, or just doesn’t feel fresh. But the

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5 Delicious and Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Mornings are BUSY. And I know I’m not alone in letting coffee be my breakfast most days of the week. But that’s not exactly healthy, and definitely not going to offer up enough energy for the day ahead. Of course, there’s the option to grab something on the go, but that’s also time consuming, not

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Backpack Essentials, Nature’s Aid Skin Gel and Muscle Balm

It’s back-to-school, and in addition to the classroom supply lists, many students will be looking for additional backpack essentials. These might include wallets, hair accessories, makeup and gadgets. But there’s two more you might want to add to the list: Nature’s Aid true natural skin gel and muscle balm. Backpack essentials: 4 reasons to include

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How to Make Your Hair Colour Last Longer, Naturally

A lot of time and money goes into beautifully coloured hair. So of course, you want to help it last as long as possible. And while eventually it will need to be touched up, we want to make sure it’s due to those pesky roots, and not a dulled look. 6 ways to help your

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Skin Cancer, Can Your Diet Help with Prevention?

Research suggests that YES, what you eat can have an impact on skin cancer. As a person who burns easily and has lots of moles and freckles, I’m quite conscientious of my sun exposure. I’m constantly applying sunscreen to myself and my family (every few hours). I limit UV exposure while UV rays are at

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Skin Chafing: 5 reasons why it’s happening (and what to do about it)

We’ve all been there, out and about enjoying life when the irritation starts. It usually begins as an uncomfortable sensation, but can become quite painful if left unchecked. We’re talking about skin chafing here – those red, irritated patches that develop due to too much friction between your skin or your skin and your clothes.

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Why your nighttime skin care routine should start earlier in the evening

Most of us start our nighttime skin care routine just before bed. But what if I told you that wasn’t the best time? Not only are you risking skimping or skipping out on it – I mean, how often are you too tired to properly remove make-up, cleanse, tone and moisturize? – but you’re also

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How to get beautiful, air-dried hair… naturally

Wish you could just step out of the shower, towel-dry your hair and it would air-dry on it’s own and still look, well, good? Me too. Instead, when I’m pressed for time or feeling lazy my wet hair simply gets thrown up and into a bun; which leaves me feeling less than spectacular. Not to mention,

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