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Category: Wellness Corner

Not all shampoos are the same. When shopping for a shampoo, it is best to choose one that has a label that says “sulfate-free.” Sulfates are among the worst chemicals found in commercial hair care products. Instead of nourishing the scalp and hair, sulfates strip them of their natural oils, irritating the scalp and drying the hair. Even worse, with repeated use, sulfates can cause permanent and long-term damage to the scalp and hair. Natural hair care products, such as argan oil shampoo, can be trusted to nourish and cleanse your hair without exposing you and your hair to harsh chemicals. More and more, people are finding out about sulfates and the damaging effects they cause. If you're new to learning about natural hair care, the following information about sulfates will help you to understand why it is so important to avoid their use.

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When you see the term cruelty-free on product labels, it means the product isn’t tested on animals. You may be curious as to what that means to the animals, to the product, and to you—the consumer. Here’s information about what animal testing entails, and why you need to buy only cruelty-free products.

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The average American generates four pounds of waste daily. This includes food scraps, empty beverage containers, and discarded packaging from products across all consumer sectors. In a world of instant gratification, online shopping, and busy people, it's no wonder we all tend to fill up our garbage bins a little quicker than we may like. Wondering how you can decrease your environmental footprint? Eco-friendly packaging is one of the simplest and most effective ways to help now and extends far-reaching benefits to the health and well-being of future generations.

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When you see a hair care or skincare product that’s labeled as being paraben-free, you probably wonder what that means, and why it might be important. What are Parabens? Parabens are a form of preservative that is widely used in the cosmetic and personal care industry. Products like soaps, conditioners, moisturizers, shampoo and deodorant frequently contain parabens. Chemically speaking,

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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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World renowned models religiously include rosehip oil as part of their everyday skincare regime. Supermodel Miranda Kerr swears by rosehip oil and credits it with giving her skin its trademark rosy glow. She puts it on at night and wakes up to a refreshed and rejuvenated complexion. As a busy model and mother, she loves the simplicity of rosehip oil and the fact it delivers better results than higher priced products. Rose oil also absorbs easily into the skin, making it an effective overnight beauty treatment because it doesn't leave greasy stains on sheets and pillowcases.
Today’s women are turning to rosehip oil—an ancient product, to preserve their youth by keeping their skin smooth and glowing, and helping their hair retain strength, shine and bounce. Oil extracted from rosehip seeds is a versatile grooming product.

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Millennials are savvy shoppers and consumers. With the extensive information available online and through social media, people are armed with facts and knowledge when making choices about everything—what to eat, how to take care of themselves, and what beauty products to use. They recognize that beauty and personal care products available to consumers on the market are loosely regulated. They’ve shunned chemical laden products and turned to alternatives like essential oils.

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Did you know that chemical products can encourage recurrent acne? You might be doing more harm than good if you’re treating your acne with harsh chemicals. 

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Wool Dryer Balls Wool dryer balls can be purchased or homemade. Place 2-3 drops of Lavender or Sweet Orange on each ball. These should last through 3 cycles in the dryer. Oil Car Diffusers Al...
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