1. Soap Making TIps for Beginners

    Soap Making TIps for Beginners

     Soap Making Basics for Beginners

     

    Many people are turning to soap making to eliminate the toxic exposure from traditional store-bought soaps. This article will discuss the basics of what you need to know to create successful homemade soaps!

     

    The first step in your soap

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  2. What is Toxic Exposure?

    What is Toxic Exposure?

    What is Toxic Exposure?

     

    Chemicals are especially present in products used in our homes such as cleaning supplies, laundry detergents, make-up and even in our foods and beverages. For example, Parabens and phthalates are commonly used chemicals which have been researched to cause cancer and type II diabetes. These two chemicals

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  3. How to Naturally Exfoliate Your Skin

    How to Naturally Exfoliate Your Skin

    How to Naturally Exfoliate Your Skin

    Exfoliation is an essential part of skin care because dead skin cells and pathogens need to be removed from the skin in order to promote the most optimal natural beauty possible. This article will discuss natural ways you can incorporate exfoliation into your holistic skincare regimen.

    Dry Brushing

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  4. Natural Stain Removers

    Natural Stain Removers

    Natural Stain Removers

     

    There is no law in the United States that requires products of any kind to list chemicals used in fragrances.  Do we really know what chemicals we are exposing ourselves to every time we wash and wear our clothes? Are we at risk for toxic exposure even if we don’t ingest the product?

    Before Tide, Pyrex and G

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  5. Is Make-Up Toxic? 

    Is Make-Up Toxic? 

    Is Make-Up Toxic? 

    Using make up is a standard beauty practice for most women. But are the ingredients in traditional beauty products safe for daily use? Do we really know what the foundation, powder, eyeliner and lipsticks we use contain?

     

    Traditional make- up products can contain the following concerning

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  6. Types of Wax for Candle Making

    Types of Wax for Candle Making

    Types of Wax for Candle Making

    Candle making can be a fun crafting project and is a great way to create natural, toxin free candles to scent your home or office. But there are many different types of waxes you can use to create candles, how do you know which one to choose?  This article will cover all the wax options and help you make an educated decision on which wax

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  7. How to Color Beeswax

    How to Color Beeswax

    How to Color Beeswax

     

    Beeswax is a substance produced by worker bees, which is secreted by glands on the bee’s abdomen. It is naturally a yellow-brownish color, but can be purified to different shades of yellow or even white. Beeswax makes a great ingredient to create natural, homemade products. This article will explain how you can color beeswax t

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  8. Is Citric Acid Safe?

    Is Citric Acid Safe?

    Is citric acid really natural?

    Chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele discovered that citric acid could be naturally created by crystallizing lemon juice. However, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer expounded on the chemists James Currie’s theory that discovered certain strains of mold could be used to synthetically curate citric acid.

    In the current age, most citric acid i

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