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best shampoo alternatives

Top 7 Shampoo Alternatives and Their Pros and Cons

Let’s be real here; your store-bought shampoo probably contains a lot of nasty stuff that you’re spreading onto your precious hair multiple times a week. On the alphabet soup ingredients list at the back, you’ll find known carcinogens- take sodium lauryl glucose or polyethylene glycol (PEG) for instance- hormone disruptors that can mimic estrogen- parabens […]

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aloe vera benefits

9 Aloe Vera Benefits You Get by Drinking Aloe Vera Juice

The first, really detailed discussion on the benefits of aloe vera is found in the Ebers Papyrus, an Egyptian medical papyrus of herbal knowledge dating to around 1550 BC. Since then, various aloe vera benefits have been heralded by civilizations from every corner of the globe, from Persia to Greece to India. And we’re still talking about […]

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apple cider vinegar skin benefits

5 Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits For Skin (#5 is Our Favorite)

Looking for another all-natural wonder tool to add to your skincare arsenal? Apple cider vinegar (ACV) might just be your next pick. Let’s face it; our skin can be a bit of a diva sometimes – breaking out left right and center, giving you laughter lines one moment and frown lines the next – and […]

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best organic blush

8 Natural and Organic Blush Brands for a Pretty, Natural Flush

Blush is a nifty little tool that you can utilize to combat dull skin, add a bit of color to your cheeks and put a spring in your step. But it’s no shocker that most commercial blushes are just ridiculously overdone, throwing in dangerous synthetic chemicals every which way. In reality, you don’t need any […]

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top 10 natural exfoliants

Top 10 Natural Exfoliants Gentle Enough for Your Face

Ah, exfoliation. We all do it – at least most of us do – it’s pretty instinctual at this point of time. But do you ever stop to think why exactly we exfoliate? Giving your skin a little push to get rid of dead skin cells comes with a heap of benefits. Exfoliating can help […]

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5 coffee benefits for skin

Coffee Benefits for Skin: 5 Reasons to Love Your Latte

Obviously, you’ll probably know coffee best as that thing that gets you all jittery before work and then has you crashing on the couch by the time you get home, but coffee actually holds a firm place in the skincare world. Usually used in the form of grounds, coffee has tons of different uses – […]

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11 deodorant alternatives

11 All Natural Deodorant Alternatives (and How They Stack Up)

The temperature’s rising and honestly, it’s getting a little stinky in here. Obviously, you can just as easily sort that out by slathering on one of the best natural deodorants, but why on earth would we make life easy for ourselves? Especially when there are so many DIY deodorant alternatives to explore. Of course, there are […]

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3 manuka honey benefits for skin

Manuka Honey Skin Benefits: 3 Reasons to Wear a Manuka Honey Mask

So you’re in the know about honey and all of its super-sweet skin benefits and one particular type of honey has really piqued your interest. Yes, we’re referring to Manuka, which has been on many people’s natural skin care radars thanks to its highly potent natural antibacterial properties – perfect for those of us with acne-prone skin. And […]

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best tea for weight loss

What’s the Best Tea for Weight Loss? Take Your Pick

Stuck on those last few pounds? Didn’t make it to the gym today because One Tree Hill just got put on Netflix? We feel your pain. Thankfully, there’s something we can do for you. Teas – particularly Eastern ones – definitely seem to be cropping up everywhere nowadays. You might as well think they’re some […]

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does 100 percent aloe vera gel exist?

100% Aloe Vera Gel: Does It Exist?

Okay, so we already know aloe vera’s pretty cool. It’s got heaps of benefits and there are some surprisingly awesome aloe vera uses we all want to jump on. But where do you get this stuff? I mean, where do you get the good, pure stuff? If you’ve ever gone on the quest to find […]

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