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Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

I finally found a natural deodorant that actually works! The Product  I'm thrilled because I've been on the hunt for years, literally. I've tried everything. Some worked but made my armpits itchy. Some…
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Period Panties: Do They Really Work?

  Okay ladies now let’s get formation. We were curious, do period panties really work? (If you’re one of our approximately 4 male readers, perhaps you’ll want to skip this one.) We’re talking…
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BeautyWellness

Lessons from Fiji + Why We All Think We’re Fat

“Now every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small…
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Beauty

Top Ingredients to Avoid in Beauty Products

Aluminum Zirconium: Used as the antiperspirant in deodorants, this heavy metal has been linked to the development of Alzheimer’s Disease and has been found in breast cancer tumors. It is also a respiratory,…
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Beauty

Fall Beauty Reboot

Did you know that the average woman uses 12 beauty and personal care products per day? And that each of those products could potentially have hundreds of chemicals in them, many of which…
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BeautyWellness

Is Your Shampoo Safe? Ingredients to Avoid: 1,4-Dioxane

I wanted to start a series that would disseminate some of the information I've learned about the dangers lurking in our everyday cosmetics products. I honestly couldn't believe some of the stuff I…
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BeautyWellness

5 Tips For Choosing Safer Beauty Products (And Why You Definitely Should)

Once I started learning about all the crazy shit in our beauty and personal care products, it was really hard to turn a blind eye going forward. The industry is self-regulated, meaning that aside…
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BeautyWellness

Clean Up Your Skin Care Routine

Instead of just scaring the bejeezus out of you when it comes to this crazy cosmetics industry business, we figured we'd give you some actionable steps to start moving toward better beauty products.…
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Beauty

How to Avoid Parabens & Phthalates

How can we figure out if our makeup, body wash and shampoo and stuff is safe? There's so much to worry about these days. And like everything else health-related, there's so much conflicting info to…
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BeautyWellness

Whole Foods Meets Sephora | Safer Beauty Products

I was at happy hour with some of my wellness friends and at one point, I whipped out my Rosebud Salve and dabbed some on my lips. My friend Blair said "You know…
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