Baking Soda Solutions

It can do so much more than keep your fridge and freezer fresh! Those little  boxes of baking soda have been around forever — 155 years, in fact.  Companies  began manufacturing and selling sodium bicarbonate (a salt of carbonic acid) in 1846. ...

How Safe Is It To Color Your Hair?

If you’re a natural blonde, consider yourself lucky. Using hair dye to transform the look of your locks may be harmful to your health. According to the Environmental Working Group, there are thousands of chemicals used in hair dye and other per ...

Lemons: More Than Just a Sour Fruit

When life gives you lemons”¦ of course”¦ you make lemonade! But beyond a traditional treat on hot summer days, lemonade contains vitamins and minerals that promote good health. Lemons are rich in vitamin C (50 mg per 100 grams of juice), ...

7 Skin-Nourishing Nutrients

It may come as no surprise that your skin, just like your body’s other organs, craves vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to support its health and well-being. But do you know the best nutrients to nourish your skin? Restore moisture? Dimini ...

Can Stretch Marks Be Stopped?

Speed is good””quick-moving lines, rapid Internet connections, express order deliveries. But sometimes, moving fast can have consequences. Like when you gain weight too quickly. You might end up with unsightly, zigzagged streaks known as stretc ...

Safer Diapers

Before he’s potty trained, the average baby will go through approximately 6,000 diapers. Made from wood (cellulose-based inner part), chemicals (absorbent gel) and oil-based materials (protective outer layer), disposable diapers are a concern f ...

Exfoliate Like An Expert

Millions of skin cells die every day. It’s a normal process, part of skin maintenance, so to speak. But when dead skin cells aren’t properly removed, they can clog pores and leave skin looking dull and lifeless. Exfoliating is the process ...