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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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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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7 Foods to Never Feed Your Dog

We all know the feeling of walking into a home or restaurant with cooking that smells so good you can’t help but drool, just a little. While we humans may be able to control ourselves and refrain from begging for a taste, our canine pals don’t seem to have the same etiquette – after all

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7 Foods to Never Feed Your Cat

      When we think of cats and what they eat and drink, many of us associate them with things like milk and fish, maybe even raw meat. While these items are often depicted on TV and in movies as delicacies for cats, you may be shocked to learn they are on the do

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Introducing a Second Cat

After bringing home a cat or kitten, it is natural to discuss the idea of adding a second to the family; as a companion to the first as well as to the rest of the family. If you are serious about bringing home another cat, there are some strategies to ease the transition.    

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What You Need to Know About Ethylhexylgylcerin

With the shift to natural products, many people have been questioning ingredient names, especially those they can’t pronounce. And while it is good to question the ingredients that are in the products you use, just because you can’t say the name doesn’t necessarily mean it is bad for you. Ethylhexylgylcerin is a prime example of

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