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Seasonal allergies affect millions of people. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimates that nasal allergies alone affect about 50 million people in the U.S. Allergies are caused by the body’s immune response to environmental elements like pollen. The reactions brought on by environmental allergens run from mild to severe, but are always uncomfortable and inconvenient. Allergic reactions to seasonal allergies may even inhibit us from working and other responsibilities. In 2010, Americans lost six million work and school days due to allergy symptoms.

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We're exposed to a wide variety of chemicals, toxins and other airborne particles as we go about our daily lives. Fortunately, with strong immune systems, our bodies filter out toxins and stay healthy. Our hair, given its anatomy and structure, is more vulnerable to environmental stress. Add in that people love to color, curl, straighten, blow dry and use other grooming techniques--many of which can be harsh on our delicate locks--it’s no wonder our hair can easily become dry, dull and split-ended.

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Plants are some of the most precious commodities found in nature, and the argan tree is no exception. Commonly grown in Morocco, the argan tree's kernels produce argan oil—a popular, healthy way to care for your skin versus using chemically fortified conventional cosmetic products.

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Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years to naturally and holistically enhance health, beauty, and wellness--and that’s no surprise, considering how beneficial they are for your mind and body. People use essential oils to relieve stress and pain, fight off the flu, decrease inflammation, prevent infection, soothe irritated skin, relax the mind, energize the body, normalize hormones, regulate digestion, improve mental clarity…. the list goes on and on.

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One person's odor is another's aroma, and no matter how pungent a smell is, it's almost certainly useful. This is especially true of patchouli oil, one of the most useful essential oils with one of the strongest smells. Humans have used this versatile substance throughout our history, and it continues to play an important role to this day.

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When you think of lemon essential oil, you’re likely to reminisce about its fresh, invigorating scent. Lemon, commonly occurring in supplements as limonene, is a safe, all-natural ingredient used to improve your mental and physical well-being. Essential oils, like limonene, are used in aromatherapy and/or topical applications. Follow all manufacturer's safety instructions to avoid any adverse reactions to the oil.

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Frankincense is one of the most critically acclaimed oils in the world of essential oils. It’s obtained from several Boswellia tree species and serves as a perfume, skin purifier and even a tea component. Frankincense is popular for good reason. It’s been used effectively for over 5,000 years. Its resin, once collected, is one of the world’s most popular topical skincare ingredients. To understand why it’s so popular requires a bit of knowledge.

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Take your Christmas décor to the next level! Try out some of the Best DIY Christmas Candle Recipes via Pinterest. Your home will look and smell amazing and make a great gift. Christmas time is here! Bring out the Christmas Trees, the ornaments, the garland, the wreaths, and Christmas music. Decorating is a great way to bring you into the Christmas spirit, but what’s even better is dipping your toes in creativity and creating your own decorations. Candles are perfect for the winter, but store bought candles sometimes tend to contain harmful chemicals for people sensitive to perfumes. Instead of overpaying for candles at the store, make your own! They are easy to make and will not have mystery chemicals that may irritate your nose. Here are the Best DIY Christmas Recipes via Pinterest that are so easy to follow! ...
It is really easy to get tired and run down throughout the week, making it hard to get up in the morning. In order to help you reach your greatest potential without all the caffeine and sugary energy drinks, here is our guide on how to get a natural energy boost....
Take this weekend to treat yourself! Stay in and use these Top 5 Pamper Weekend Essentials to get you rested and ready to finish 2015 with a bang. The holiday season is a great time to give back to others, but don’t forget the most important person, yourself! You deserve some time to yourself this weekend. Here are the Top 5 Pamper Weekend Essentials to help you stay in and treat yourself....
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