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Keeping Your Lips Smooth and Hydrated this Winter

Going from the warm, dry air inside to the cold and wind outside can wreak havoc on your lips. The temperature is dropping, the wind is picking up, and we are piling on layers upon layers of clothes to get warm, not to mention slathering moisturizers over our hands and faces to keep exposed skin

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Skin Gel How-To: a step-by-step guide to using our gel

Our all natural skin gel works for many, many different issues and as such, there is no one way to use it. That’s why we’ve created this guide to help you navigate the different uses of the gel, and how to get the most out of it. Skin Irritations The process is the same for

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What To Do With All Those Pumpkins

October is the unofficial month of pumpkins and many of us have at least one (likely more) scattered around the yard and house. But come November 1st, many of these pumpkins wind up at the curb. This year, extend the life, and value, of your pumpkins by using them to their full potential! Here, we’ve

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Beyond the Gel

5 quick and easy recipes for great skin using our all natural gel In a previous blog we talked about our 5 core ingredients and how they worked together to provide such an effective, multi-purpose skin gel. Now, we are highlighting how you can take our gel and create even more uses with it! Face

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Pick of the Crop: 10 Amazing Apple Recipes

You’ve gone to the orchard, had a blast, and now have way more apples than you know what to do with. No worries, we’ve got you covered! Its apple season and everyone is picking or buying them in bulk. But what do you do with all those apples? While eating them as-is is delicious, it

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How to Avoid Colds and Flu

Is the flu shot really necessary? There’s a lot of controversy surrounding flu shots. A lot of people claim it is unnecessary, but the population essentially feels forced into getting it when there really may be no need. The recommendation is that certain people who are at risk really need the flu shot. This includes

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The Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Skin Care: Part 3

Many benefits of coconut oil - used to make Stearyl Alcohol

Pros, Cons and Some Recipes There are many pros and cons to making your own skin care products, these include: Pros Having full control over the ingredients going onto your body. Saving money by using items that you already have on hand. Using end products that are free of harsh chemicals and preservatives. Cons Making your

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The Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Skin Care: Part 2

Part 2, the Don’ts In part 1 of our series on DIY skin care recipes we talked about 4 important steps to take to make sure you have created a safe and effective product. Now, we will look at what not to do in the process. The Don’ts of DIY 1. Use spices. Many DIY

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The Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Skin Care: Part 1

Part 1, the Do’s Making your own skin and personal care products can be easy and fun, but it also needs to be safe and effective. A simple internet search of DIY cosmetics and personal care products leads to millions of results. There is no question that there is a demand for them, with more

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1 Product, So Many Uses… But Why?

You may have noticed that many of our products are labelled “for most skin conditions” and also come with a variety of uses. Our skin gel can be used for a wide range of things from first aid to beauty to skin care; our shampoo and conditioner can be used on all hair types to

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