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Our 3 Favourite Vitamins for Beautiful and Healthy Skin

Many of get frustrated when the expensive lotions and potions we try on our skin don’t live up to their wild claims of “erasing imperfections.” Whilst what you put on your skin definitely helps to protect it against environmental aggressors such as the sun and wind, what most of us don’t realize is that what

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The 5 best ways to Avoid Eczema Flare-Ups this Winter

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What you need to know about avoiding eczema flare-ups this winter With temperatures falling outside, Canadians are cranking up the heat indoors. For anyone this combination of hot and cold can irritate the skin, but for those with eczema, it can wreak havoc. And while some will rely on medications, creams or light therapy to help control

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What You Need to Know About Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

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When it comes to natural products, many consumers aren’t fazed by ingredients such as aloe Vera, Rosemary or Witch Hazel, but there are other, more obscure ingredients that may be long-named, difficult to pronounce or simply seem intimidating. However, they are actually quite natural, beneficial and most importantly, safe. Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is one of these. And it

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

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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)

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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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