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New Recipe: Brown Sugar Body Scrub

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New Recipe:  Brown Sugar Body Scrub

We get a lot of requests for recipes.  Here is an easy and fun recipe to help keep your skin looking radiant year 'round!  Brown Sugar Body Scrub 1/2 to 3/4 cup brown sugar1/4 cup raw honey                                         1/4 cup of your favorite carrier oil            Using a fork, mix honey, one-half of the brown sugar, and carrier oil together in a bowl until well blended. Depending on the desired texture, you may want to slowly add the additional sugar. No scent is needed, as the raw honey will give it a lovely scent of its own!  Should you choose to add scent,...

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DEODORANT: What’s the big stink about it anyways?

DEODORANT:  What’s the big stink about it anyways?

We get asked the same question a lot these days.  That question is ‘should I REALLY use natural deodorant instead of antiperspirant?’  There are many reasons why you definitely should be using natural deodorant. Let’s first look at what an antiperspirant does.  It works by preventing perspiration from occurring.  Sweating is a natural process in our bodies and should not be prevented.  Yet this is exactly what an antiperspirant does.  Do I really want my armpits to sweat and risk being stinky? On the other hand, deodorant allows our armpits to sweat but blocks the odor.  When sweat interacts with...

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BACK TO SCHOOL TIME!

BACK TO SCHOOL TIME!

It's back to school time!  Be sure to protect your kids (and yourself!) from those cold and flu germs.  We've got a bit of help you may be interested in!

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EXFOLIATING: WHO NEEDS IT?

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EXFOLIATING:  WHO NEEDS IT?

The importance of exfoliation.  Regular exfoliation should definitely be incorporated into your skin care routine.  This process can help eliminate fine lines and wrinkles also.

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Let's make lotion!

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Let's make lotion!

This easy recipe is excellent for beginners or experienced lotion crafters.  You can  use any essential oil to scent this.  Or, if you do not care to keep it natural, you can also scent it with fragrance oil.  More water can be added for a thinner lotion, which can then be poured into bottles

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