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Finally, Safer Beauty Products That Work

Beautycounter

We all want to choose safer beauty products, free of toxins and other harmful ingredients.  However, this isn’t always an easy road.  First, not all brands are great about transparency.  They may share the “key ingredients,” but not the hard truth of harmful ingredients they include. Second, not all “safe” beauty products are actually effective.  Sure, you feel great buying that 100% organic cleanser, but if it doesn’t work, chances are, you’re going back to your tried and true cleanser…

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7 Health, Beauty, and Home Uses for Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal Health, Beauty, and Home Uses

Recently, there has been a major trend with the use of activated charcoal in beauty, health, and home products. Activated charcoal has been popping up in facial masks, health remedies, and even ice creams and lattes. The first time I bought activated charcoal and told my husband I was going to whiten my teeth with it, his response was, “Krysten, we use that in the Emergency Room, why are you putting it on your teeth?”  Well, once I enlightened him,…

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A Natural Oil That is Better Than Botox?

Rosehip Oil

Yes, you read this title right. If you haven’t yet heard about Rosehip Oil, it is quickly becoming the latest skincare craze, and for good reason.  Well-known names like Miranda Kerr, Gweneth Paltrow and Kate Middleton are praising the results of rosehip oil. Even well-known bloggers like Wellness Mama have said in blog posts that they find rosehip oil to be better than Botox and obviously much healthier for you. I ordered this bottle of rosehip oil about 5 months ago,…

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