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A Natural Beauty

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Since cosmetics can be a big part of our lives, we should be sure the cosmetics we use on our bodies are pure and healthful. Many products to which we expose ourselves can enter our bloodstreams and a

Stay On Your Toes

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Toenail care comes low on the priority list for most people. However, when a nail starts to discolour and cause pain, it suddenly gets the attention it deserves. Curing a toenail infection is more dif

Miracle in a Jar?

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Adding nutrients like essential fatty acids and antioxidants to our diets can take us a long way toward recreating youthful, healthy skin. Your choice of moisturizer can also have a huge impact on you

Cannabis Cosmetics

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Hempseed (Cannabis sativa L.) is one of the healthiest, nontoxic, and abundant sources of oil. Beauty products made from organic, cold-pressed hempseed oil are great for skin, scalp, nails, and hair b

Healthy Hair

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Hair is essentially protein, so be sure that you\'re getting an adequate supply. Look to legumes like beans, peas, lentils, and fermented soybean products for nutrient-rich vegetarian protein sources,

Sunscreen Savvy

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What exactly is wrong with chemical sun protection products? They contain harmful chemicals and are made to be absorbed into the skin. Once these chemicals are absorbed, they transfer easily to other

Is Your Skin Thirsty?

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Your skin–your body’s largest organ–acts as a barrier to the outside world, protecting your body’s tissues and other organs from damage and infection. It also prevents loss of water and other body flu

Lip Service

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Unsightly and painful, cold sores are caused by a highly contagious virus called herpes simplex 1 (HS1). HS1 is spread via skin-to-skin contact, including kissing and sexual contact, and is similar to

Don’t Sweat It!

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A 2004 study published in the American Journal of Applied Toxicology has many women sweating over the latest buzzword: Parabens. Parabens are petroleum-based chemicals used as a preservative in food a

Maintaining that Manly Mug

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Men have come a long way since the days of shaving with a cutthroat razor and bar soap. Today when the average male selects his personal care products, he knows what he is expecting from them. Here is

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