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  • While we all love a beautiful package, the most important part of the label is usually on the back. In tiny type. You guessed it… the ingredients list. Even for us, packaging and marketing materials can be quite persuasive. So we go straight to the ingredients list to get the true picture of the product. How much of those “wonder” ingredients promoted on the front are actually [...]

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    What's My Skin Type?

    August 7, 2017

    Your skin is your body's largest living organ. It can vary from season to season or even from week to week depending on your general health or external factors, such as environment, diet, health and general lifestyle. Skin aging is an inevitable process. It can be sped up through lack of care, too much sunlight, or even excess central heating. The process can be slowed down by a good skin [...]

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    It cleans food when abroad Research shows that washing fruit and veg in ACV can reduce Salmonella and other pathogens, including pesticides. When using a 1:1 mixture of lemon water and diluted vinegar, researchers found that when cleaning a contaminated onion and some rocket leaves, the Salmonella was almost destroyed and the product had less pesticide residue. To try this at home, soak [...]

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    How to add avocado into your life, besides a delicious guacamole recipe. This month we’re shining the spotlight on avocados, the tasty and creamy fruit (yes, a fruit!) that none of us could live without. The same fats that are great for your body can also help you achieve maximum skin and hair health. We’ve snuck avocado oil and butter into our natural skin care products - both our [...]

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    Make sure you’re also showing your body some love with a full SPF application daily; especially if you plan on wearing minimal clothing. Our Yerba Matte Mist SPF 30 goes on matte, is super absorbable, and sprays evenly for all-over coverage. We’ve amped it up with the addition of yerba mate extract, which works hard to block the free radicals that cause skin aging. What does this mean for [...]

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    Inspired by the quote “small steps every day,” we wanted to explore some pathways of getting to wellness through the choices we make. While wellness is a process and a journey that’s lived out daily, there are some things you can do right now to enhance it and see immediate results. Here are five steps you can take right to instantly improve your wellness: Get enough sleep. [...]

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    While it’s normal to shed hair daily, you will notice extra strands clogging your shower drain during this time of the year. Hair loss is typically attributed to iron deficiency, but it can also be brought about by lack of protein in the hair. Protein is the building block of hair. Without it, hair can become weak and brittle, leading to hair loss. The Wet Stretch Test So how do we [...]

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    Learn how this vitamin packed fruit moved from the breakfast table into your natural skin care routine. Hailing from ancient Asia, but now being sold in your local produce market, comes our latest ingredient of the month: Pink Grapefruit. The pink grapefruit is praised for its abundance of vitamin C, as well as a handful of other vitamins such as vitamin A and vitamin B. We wouldn’t be [...]

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    For everyday summer beauty, healthy hair is a big part of the equation. As part of a summer hair routine, we recommend snagging our Honey & Virgin Coconut Shampoo. This is a must-have product when it comes to keeping hair from getting brittle and drying out; two pesky side effects of time spent outdoors. Brittle hair is a pain on it’s own, but it’s also a major bummer since it [...]

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    Mascara smudge under your eyes? We’ve all been there. Your mascara smudging and making a run for it down your face can be due to many reasons such as using the incorrect skincare and makeup for your skin type, subconsciously rubbing your eyes, watery eyes, or applying too many layers of mascara. These are all possibilities for your lashes not looking fabulous all day long. Your first step[...]

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