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Simple Ways to Create Beautiful, Glowing Summer Skin

Beauty is more than skin deep, and encompasses our entire being – mind, body and spirit.  You may know someone (or be someone) who has outer beauty that takes your breath away, but inside are either hurting emotionally or are physically unhealthy. Sometimes the stress from difficult situations can affect us physically and steal the beauty […]

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6 Natural Ways to Soothe Sunburned Skin

This information is for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease and has not been evaluated by the FDA. Sunburn is an injury that should be treated by a medical doctor. These are some steps you can take until you seek medical care for this injury. Always consult […]

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Anti-inflammatory Foods Part 2 – Aloe Cools from the Inside Out

Inflammation The fight against inflammation is a war both the traditional medical and holistic communities are battling. Both know the importance of keeping inflamed tissues under control.   The difference, however, is often in their approach. The traditional medical community battles inflammation with steroids and synthetic pharmaceuticals, often in a crisis situation like post-operative, contact […]

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Essential Oils for the Bathroom

6 Essentials For Every Pure Bathroom

  On March 27, 2012 I checked Amazon’s inventory which included: 12,766 body cleansers 33,953 shampoos 50,111 lotions 6,595 toothpastes 1,964 sleep aids 25,330 perfumes After diapers, the top selling personal care product (consumable) was whitestrips for whiter teeth. Body care in the US has gotten pretty complicated.   In 1880 there were only 67 […]

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Tis the season for ….Indigestion

A Season of Overindulgence Christmas time, the most wonderful time of the year.  Friends + family + parties + rich foods + overindulgence = indigestion.   We are a culture marked by consumerism, marketing and overindulgence.  Now I’m not trying to be a Scrooge, but the facts are there is  growing rate of obesity in the […]

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DIY Hand Cleaner: Pure Alternatives To Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers

We are a clean society  We have breeded a culture of germ-o-phobia. After all the Swine Flu attention in the media, hand sanitizers are everywhere.   They’re in bathrooms next to traditional soap machines, on counters in day centers, on the teacher’s desks and  by the entrance of most stores.  These easy to access products are […]

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