Top Tips for Safer Products

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Public health laws allow: Almost any chemical as an ingredient in personal care products Misleading and incomplete labeling of ingredients Unsubstantiated claims about product benefits No required safety testing of products or ingredients What can you do? Navigating store aisles can be difficult. Environmental Working Group researchers have evaluated hundreds of safety studies and thousands […]

8 Top Foods to Eat for Healthy Hair From Dr. Oz

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Of course you care how your hair looks. Who doesn’t? Ever since humans emerged from caves, we’ve used our hair to broadcast two messages: “I’m healthy and powerful,” and “Hello, honey, how about it?” Some politicians get elected just because of their healthy hair. What you feed your body also feeds each of the 150,000 […]

5 Ultimate Skin Savers All Year Round!

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Want to prevent skin cancer, premature wrinkles and other signs of aging? Protect your skin year-round from the sun’s damaging rays. “No matter the time of year, sun safety is a must for healthy skin,” says Susan Chon, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at MD Anderson. “Don’t let cooler temperatures fool you. […]

Holy Moley! 9 Reasons for a Skin Check-up

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Visiting your dermatologist every year may be an important step to staying skin cancer-free. So, how do you know if you should schedule that annual appointment? The answer depends on how likely you are to get skin cancer. And, we’ve made it simple by listing some of the more common warning signs that may put […]

Coconut Oil as Sunscreen? YES, Without Harmful Chemicals

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According to interesting info I receive from coconutresearchcenter.org, they claim that coconut oil is the original suntan/sunscreen lotion. It amazes me how many uses there are for health in regards to coconut oil, but with regard to sunscreen, generally sunscreens we use have chemicals like oxybenzone, that disrupt the hormone system and certainly are not […]

Tyra Banks Applauds Vogue’s Efforts to Help Young Women, But Is It Really Enough?

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Tyra Banks is toasting Vogue’s 19 international editions for pledging to promote healthy body image, but while the plan is a step in the right direction, what does it really mean for the future? “Real progress is finally on the horizon,” Banks writes in an open letter on The Daily Beast. “Vogue is stepping up, […]

8 Top Foods to Eat for Gorgeous Healthy Hair

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Of course you care how your hair looks. Who doesn’t? Ever since humans emerged from caves, we’ve used our hair to broadcast two messages: “I’m healthy and powerful,” and “Hello, honey, how about it?” Some politicians get elected just because of their healthy hair. What you feed your body also feeds each of the 150,000 […]

Do You Know What Is Really In Your Makeup?

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Recently the news has been a buzz on the dangerous chemicals found in common makeup products. Some products banned in Europe for their poisonous ingredients are still available and commonly bought in the United States! Why are big makeup companies allowed to add chemicals to their products that can hurt you? So what ingredients should […]

Fabulous Hairstyles in 15 Minutes or Less

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For a sexy, sideswept look, work a texturizer through dry hair with a boar bristle brush. Spray a little hairspray onto a vent brush and tease hair at the crown for a little extra height. Then grab that section and sweep loosely back to the side, fastening with a flower pin accessory. Mist entire head […]

Sunscreen: New Rules to Play By

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Summer’s on the horizon. It’s time to ask yourself, “Should I splurge on the SPF 100 to get extra protection? And, how much extra protection am I really getting?” Our experts agree: sunscreen labels can be confusing and at times misleading. But soon new rules will be in place to help you understand exactly what […]