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30 Foolproof Ways To Get Through This Winter

by Patricia-Stephens
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1. DIY a pair of wool insoles to keep your feet toasty. View this image › mayamade.blogspot.com Totally doing this. 2. Shave the pills off your winter clothes with a razor. View this image › theburlapbag.com If your hoodies and sweaters are looking extra raggedy, this trick will help them look new again. 3. For all you knitters… View this image › agirlandherneedle.blogspot.com 4. Rub Vicks Vapor Rub on the soles of your feet if you’ve got a cough. View this image › pinterest.com Cover with socks. ” Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts […]

10 Common Beauty Products You Shouldn’t Be Putting On Your Skin

by Doc.Diana.M
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View this image › You might actually be more likely to absorb dangerous chemicals directly into your bloodstream through your skin than if you were to ingest them (where enzymes can break them down). If you’re not convinced, the common occurrence of systemic side effects when using prescribed topically applied ointments is indicative of high absorption through the skin. Transdermal patches are becoming a common way to administer drugs because they “avoid the digestive tract completely and the drug is slowly absorbed across the skin directly into the circulation resulting in a long lasting effect.” For many of these controversial […]

15 Ways You’ve Been Shampooing Your Hair Wrong

by LesleyCTrainer
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View this image › 1. You’ve been fooled into thinking that your shampoo HAS to lather. View this image › Shutterstock Sulfates (sodium laureth sulfate and ammonium laureth sulfate) are industrial-strength cleaning ingredients that you should avoid at all costs in your shampoo, especially if your hair is color treated. You’ll be washing your $200 dye job down the drain. 2. If you’re rinsing your hair in hard water, you should do something about it. View this image › Shutterstock Shampooing with hard water can make it dry and straw-like. To combat this, use a chelating shampoo once a week. […]