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Making a Bad Hair Day Work For You

Making a Bad Hair Day Work For You

Today is the 2017 Kentucky Derby and we couldn't resist incorporating this picture into our day.  This horse's hair looks better on her worst day than I on my best day. Some girls get all the luck!

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The Absolute Best DIY Skin Care Recipe We Ever Tried

The Absolute Best DIY Skin Care Recipe We Ever Tried

The internet is loaded with DIY & homemade skin care treatments and masks.  We have tried several of them out with the hopes of finding one that lives up to it's snuff.  We have tried papaya masks, oatmeal and honey scrubs, vitamin E & Tea treatments and even a couple that involved baking soda and citrus. (very messy)  We kept track of every single we tried as well as kept journals so we would know which ones were worth sharing. With more that 30 homemade treatments under our belt we narrowed it down to one amazing mask that truly transformed...

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Is Your Sunscreen Causing a Vitamin D Deficiency?

Is Your Sunscreen Causing a Vitamin D Deficiency?

The answer is yes - sunscreen has been officially linked to the surge in Vitamin D deficiencies. In recent years there has been a tremendous amount of research conducted on causes for the jump in Vitamin D deficiencies not only here in the US but in several other countries as well.  We first read about a possible connection about 2 years ago and since then more and more studies have confirmed that our sunscreen can undoubtedly contribute to a significant drop of Vitamin D in our bodies.  The sunscreens are formulated to basically completely block the sun from damaging our...

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Top Experts Agree That Every Age Group Should Follow These Simple Skin Care Steps

Top Experts Agree That Every Age Group Should Follow These Simple Skin Care Steps

Your skin reflects your age and health, and many people want to keep their skin - especially on their face - looking young. There are treatments that can help, but also everyday things you can do to help keep your skin looking its best. Here are some tips. HydrationKeeping skin moist is important, and when most people think of moisturizing their skin, their thoughts turn to lotions and creams. Those certainly have their place, but hydration occurs from the inside-out, too. Drinking plenty of water is important for healthy skin, and it's something that is often overlooked. Experts recommend 6...

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Repeat Offenders: Coppertone, Banana Boat, Neutrogena and Other Sunscreens That Keep Making The Toxic List

Repeat Offenders: Coppertone, Banana Boat, Neutrogena and Other Sunscreens That Keep Making The Toxic List

Okay so while we were supposed to be focusing on archiving files we no longer needed (very boring) we were sidetracked by our 2014 Best and Worst Sunscreen Newsletter.  We decided to see who was on it then and remains on it now and really felt compelled to publish it again because the same big names seem to be ignoring the health implications of the chemicals they choose to use.  Scroll all the way down to the worst sunscreens for kids and you will see the same offenders as the most recent list from May of 2016.  The list for...

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