Healthy Living – Makeup’s Toxic Cover Up

6 min read

The Price of Pretty

What young woman does not enjoy enhancing her features with a little extra glam and glimmer? Numerous cosmetic products loom enticingly from store shelves inviting a woman of all ages and social statuses to purchase them for a unique appearance. Plus, the makeup industry rakes in a lot of cash and attention, with models wearing a specific brand, or actresses using a line for their cover photo shoots. As one of the main products mass-produced on today’s market, it is by far one of the most common commodities associated with female identity and fashion. It makes eyes look brighter, complexions appear more even, and lips look fuller and more kissable. What is not to love about good makeup that plays up your facial features?

Maybe the concoction of toxic ingredients will make you change your mind.

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Healthy Living – Toxic Sleep

7 min read

The Madness Inside Your Mattress

New kinds of mattresses have been circulating on the sleep market, with manufacturers promising a better, fuller night’s rest with fewer body aches. Many of these promises come into fruition once a customer makes a purchase. However, while these new, improved mattress may create an enhanced night of sleep, they may also put severe dents into the health of the sleeper. What goes into some of these mattresses? What can this concoction of synthetic materials cause on the health horizon? Should you be having second thoughts about that new mattress that makes you feel like you are sleeping on air?

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Healthy Living – Preparing for an Organic Pregnancy 2

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Meal Mastering Mom-To-Be

Women receive lots of advice from other women and doctors about what they should and should not put in their bodies during pregnancy. A healthy baby comes from not just from a healthy body, but from a mother that makes good nutritional decisions. The body starts making some major changes as the fetus grows as a means of accommodating its ever changing needs. Since your body is fueling the growth for the new arrival, making necessary changes will prove highly beneficial. Of course, the obvious changes come to mind: quitting smoking, eschewing alcohol, and eating healthier. It is even recommended that women who want children should prepare months before conception to ensure that any harmful substances lingering in the tissues have time to be metabolized out. These are excellent tidbits of advice to impart to a mother-to-be; however one specific key often goes unspoken. 

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Healthy Living – Natural Solutions in Skincare

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Synthetic vs. Natural Skincare: a Skintimate Look at Your Products

One of the main keys to healthy living lies in keeping yourself clean and maintaining your personal hygiene. This also extends to proper skincare and haircare, which requires a number of different steps and vast understanding about how the skin actually works. We cannot just go around slathering different products on ourselves, and hope for the best possible results. However, even those with extensive knowledge about how to maintain proper skin and hair health may opt for products that contain harmful ingredients that not only damage your hair do and complexion, but also factor into some frightening health problems as well. 

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Truth In Aging Series – Rebuilding Your Arms To Get Rid of Batwings

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Bid Farewell to Batwings

While most of us would enjoy the ability to fly with a pair of our own wings, no one likes to have flabby arms with lose skin that does not quite fit the way it used to. Many people will develop what is often referred to as ‘batwings’ as they grow older, or loose skin around the upper arms. They create an untoned, infirm appearance for those that develop them, and may feel floppy when one moves their arms around. Like many other aesthetics of aging, this is an undesirable effect, and many people look for new ways to combat It.

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The Radiant Beauty Of Rosemary

5 min read

Organic rosemary blesses the body with a combination of health benefits for the mind, body, and appearance! That is why we are so excited to introduce rosemary as today’s ingredient spotlight. Used as an ingredient in around fifty four of our face naturals products, rosemary goes the extra mile in improving the health of multiple skin conditions. We wanted to share with you the reasons behind our usage of this highly versatile plant, and why we want to celebrate it with this post.

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The Big Picture of Little Nutrients

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Processed Foods: Waging War On Your Health

As members of American culture, we often find ourselves busy handling a hefty work schedule, attending school functions, making time for family, and hanging out with friends. We try to do what is necessary to maintain a healthy, well-balanced social life in which we get to spend time with all the people most important to us. When dealing with the ebb and flow of constant obligations, many individuals often forget the importance of maintaining good physical health as well. This often leaves people stuffing their faces at the last minute with ready-made T.V. dinners, fast foods, or packaged foods already prepared to consume straight from the store.

 

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Hemp – Nature’s Nutritional Powerhouse

6 min read

After years and years of dispute and disagreement, many Americans finally seem to be coming to a common conclusion on hemp – for industrial, medicinal, and dietary purposes. After years of demonization through governmental propaganda spreading false messages of addiction and gang violence, studies conducted by doctors and medical facilities show conclusions that shed light on the healing reality of hemp and its wide range of uses in reference to human health.

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Natural cure for dry winter hands

3 min read

Get rid of dry winter hands naturally! Ah, the joys of winter are back again and along with that comes the dry, cold air that can wreak havoc on your epidermis, also known as your skin. Everywhere you go, people seem to be itching and scratching all different areas of their body. Many buy hand cream after hand cream to deeply hydrate their hands so they will have oh so soft hands.

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What Is Your Face Telling You?

2 min read

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then your skin is the window to your body.  Do you have recurring skin issues in the same areas of your face, month after month? Your skin may be trying to tell you something about your overall health!

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Laugh! Life is always better when you do!

1 min read

Laughter is so good for us! It triggers the release of endorphins (happiness hormones), helps to boosts the immune system, relaxes the whole body, protects the heart, lowers stress, eases anxiety, casts away fear, improves mood, helps with alertness, creativity, and memory! Go ahead and get your laugh on today!
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