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Why Taking Care of Your Skin is Important

Why Taking Care of Your Skin is Important We worry a lot about what we eat and drink, but what about what we put on our skin? Why do we pay so much attention to what we ingest and leave our largest organ so neglected? I am certain you’ve heard the term “live green”, we use it when we recycle, when we buy organic food at the market, even when we sign up for a new yoga class but the term needs to be used more when it comes to taking care of our exterior as much as we take care of what’s within it. Our skin covers approximately 18 square feet of the body and is highly responsible for...

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The Power of Coconut Oil

  The Power of Coconut Oil If you’ve taken the time to transition into a more natural direction for your health and beauty needs then the words “coconut oil” will be no stranger to your vocabulary. Most health food stores cannot get enough of this product on their shelves before it flies out the door. So why is coconut oil so popular? For the most part, it’s because it is the Swiss army knife of the health and beauty world; it’s multitude of uses makes it a perfect ingredient to have in your pantry. You can actually replace dozens of products you currently have in your cupboards with just one jar of coconut oil. A few everyday uses of Coconut...

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Why Switch to Cream Based Natural Deodorants?

  Why Switch to Cream Based Natural Deodorants? Most people shy away from using cream based deodorants; we’ve become so accustomed to a deodorant having a particular shape and packaging that the idea of putting your finger in a jar and applying the contents to your underarms seems strange and foreign. So why should you switch to a cream based application? For the same reasons you’ve switched to a natural deodorant in the first place; to use a product that is not only more effective but also a lot less harmful to your health. Though the convenience of a stick deodorant is always appealing, in order for a stick deodorant to retain its consistency and shape it ultimately requires more...

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So You Got a Rash, Now What?

  SO YOU GOT A RASH, NOW WHAT? If you have sensitive skin then you definitely have been prone to avoid products you might otherwise enjoy to avoid any irritations or skin complications. Even something as simple as a specific scent can cause your skin to rebel with hives, rashes, and eczema. With such pronounced sensitivity it is difficult to switch to more natural products as they contain higher concentrations of ingredients that may irritate sensitive skin. The skin under your armpits can be especially irritable as it is not only one of the thinnest skin areas of your body but also is subjected to daily deodorant use, something you normally avoid on other areas of your body. If you...

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The Power of Essential Oils

  Clean Pits utilizes the power of essential oils to battle odor and promote wellness.  Every ingredient has a purpose and our oils are chosen for not only their pleasant smells but also their powerful properties.  LAVENDER OIL The Benefits: Calm your mind. Lavender oil is known for its calming effect it has on the mind and body. We all have what is known as the amygdala gland ( our emotional vault ) when we inhale the scent of lavender it has an almost immediate calming effect. In deodorant, Lavender is very powerful due to its antiseptic, antifungal and antimicrobial properties.  This inhibits bacteria and disinfects the skin which eliminates odor.  Lavender also promotes the healing of wounds, it soothes and...

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