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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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When It Comes To Blanket Sores and Your Horse..

With the days and nights getting colder, many horse owners are bringing out blankets to keep their equines dry and warm. However, the very thing that is supposed to keep them comfortable can often lead to sores and rubs. Caused by a blanket that doesn’t fit quite right – either too small or too tight

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Top 10 Reasons to Get Outside this Autumn (That have nothing to do with losing weight or exercise)

Couple Walking Dog Through Winter Woodland

They say walking down a tree lined street is the equivalent to feeling seven years younger or making an extra $10,000 a year (in fact, it was proven in a July 2015 study in the journal Nature). And we can understand why. After all, there is no mistaking the calming, relaxing, and rejuvenating experience of simply being outdoors,

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5 Ingredients to Avoid in Shampoo

Many of us use the same shampoo repeatedly: We fall into the rut of habit and either out of in-expense, out of comfort with a product or both; we stick with the same shampoo. Rarely do we waver from the same product, and we give little thought as to what the shampoo’s ingredients are really

How Sleep Patterns Impact the Skin

Quality sleep is vital to the human body, but let’s be honest, sometimes it can be hard to get a full 8 hours every night! According to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are between 50 and 70 million individuals in the nation that have wakefulness or sleep disorder. Next time

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How to Naturally Treat and Minimize Scars

Unless you have lived in a bubble for your entire life, you have encountered a few scratches or bumps along the way. Many of us have a few scars. They may be as a result of fun outdoor activities during our childhood or some stretch marks from pregnancy, however there is one thing that all

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5 Surprising Beauty Uses for our Natural Skin Gel

One gel to heal sunburns, bug bites, and more? When ingredients like aloe vera, witch hazel and vitamin E come to mind, the first thing you probably associate these wonderful ingredients with is their ability to soothe. Aloe vera has long been a home remedy for everything from sunburns to bug bites, witch hazel is

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Tea Tree Oil & Eczema: A Match Made For Your Skin

Women in pink shirt with skin irritation

Scratchy, itchy, dry, inflamed… and tingly?  We get it, the last thing you want is tingly skin to go with the sensations your skin is already experiencing, but there is something good within the tickling sensations of Tea Tree Oil! It’s a natural side-effect and eventually your skin will build up a tolerance to it

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How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

Smiling young woman washing head with shampoo - Blog Photo

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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Nature’s Aid for Your Feet

Care for beautiful woman legs .

They can be alluring or they may smell, they can set your body straight or throw it out of whack. Whether you love them or hate them, feet are an important, interesting and informative part of the body. Containing 26 bones, 33 joints, over 100 tendons, muscles and ligaments, and a whopping 250,000 sweat glands,

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