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20 Uses for Tea Tree Oil

Helps heal and soothe sunburns. Heals skin infections naturally. Relieves itchiness from rashes as well as helps reduce rashes. Can be used as an all-purpose cleaner: Fill a “glass” spray bottle  of tea tree oil and the rest of the bottle with water. Treats acne. Helps to prevent lice naturally; just add a few drops to your shampoo. A few drops in your pets’ crates or beds keep the fleas away. Removes ticks; just add to skin, this will usually help the tick to unlatch. Cures toenail fungus and Athlete’s foot. Helps remove skin tags. Naturally cures bad breath. (Swish some tea tree oil and water in you mouth.) Can be used in a homemade toothpaste recipe. Is found as an effective treatment for warts. Soothes insect bites. Treats ringworm. Treats psoriasis and other skin conditions. Relieves asthma...

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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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