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Frequent Hand Washing & the Benefits of Bar Soap

The good old-fashioned bar of soap. Bars of soap have been around for a loooong time, especially when compared to their more recent cousin, liquid soap. And while liquid soap is currently experiencing its glory days (and for many good reasons of its own) bar soap has been making a come-back in a big way. But

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Solid Shampoo Bars | The True Natural Difference

Personal care products have some of the worst recycling rates. In fact, upwards of 80 billion plastic shampoo and conditioner bottles are thrown away globally. Each. Year. This is a huge concern for us, and as a company that creates natural shampoos and conditioners, we feel the need to contribute to the solution. So, along

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DIY Hand Sanitizer with Nature’s Aid Skin Gel

When there’s no soap and water around, hand sanitizer is the next best thing. But there’s a bit of a shortage on them lately. Luckily, making your own is pretty straightforward, especially with our 2-step recipe! Simply use 2 parts alcohol to 1 part Nature’s Aid Skin Gel to create this DIY hand sanitizer: Why

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10 Reasons to Get Outside this Winter

The Outdoors Are Calling The weather hasn’t been the greatest lately but that’s no reason to hibernate. Here are 10 really neat and scientifically backed reasons to bundle up and get outside this winter. A natural energy boost If you’re craving yet another cup of coffee or hitting that mid-afternoon slump, a jaunt in the

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Nature’s Aid and Eczema: A skin gel success story

We recently received an email explaining so perfectly what life is like with eczema, and the struggle to find the right approach to deal with flare ups, that we just had to share it. A Nature’s Aid and Eczema success story, Submitted by Carrie P. Hi guys, I discovered your products very recently and wanted

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Biodegradable Personal Care Products

When it comes to developing personal care products we keep many things in mind. How effective they are, how gentle they are, and how they impact the environment are just a few examples. We take great care formulating each and every one of our products, ensuring only ingredients with good ratings from the Environmental Working

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Our Commitment to Sustainable Packaging

A name like Nature’s Aid can be interpreted different ways; as using nature to aid us or as us helping nature. We like to think of our company as doing both. We’re constantly researching the healing and beneficial properties of different ingredients, finding just the right combination to include in our products. And on the

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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!

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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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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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