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DIY Stocking Stuffers

by Rhianna on October 21, 2014

Can you believe there are only 9 weekends left before Christmas? I know, I have said this to all my friends but seriously, where has this year gone? If I were to guess at what month I thought it was, I’d say about May. If you’re feeling this way too, Christmas might just be sneaking
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What’s On You Part 2!

by Rhianna on May 2, 2014

  After receiving a box of natural (and some not so natural) goodies in the mail the other day, I got to thinking about how hard it is to know what the good, natural brands are. Have you ever spent a fortune on a product only to take it home and find out you’ve achieved
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What’s On You?

by Rhianna on April 29, 2014

I am a girl, not quite the girliest-girl, but I still like make up, nail polish, perfume and yummy smelling shampoo’s body washes and moisturisers. Perusing my search for the best natural hair care products the other day, I actually got fooled into buying something that said it was natural, only to arrive at my
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The Story of Cosmetics

by Leisa on August 21, 2010

The Story of Cosmetics: What’s Really in your Personal Products? I know I’ve harped on about the importance of this issue on this blog, here, here and here, but it’s worth bringing up again. Annie Leonard, the creator of the “The Story of Stuff” has come up with a new story, and it is about cosmetics…
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Do You Put 515 Chemicals a Day on Your Body?

by Leisa on November 14, 2009

Dailymail.co.uk: “Women and beauty products – it’s a love affair that’s been going on for centuries. And no wonder. There’s nothing like a new lipstick or favourite perfume to make us look and feel good. Or so we thought… In fact, according to a new report, most of our favourite cosmetics are cocktails of industrially
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Miessence – Skin Care for the Future

by Leisa on July 5, 2009

This month as a part of my Embracing Health Membership Club, I interviewed Alf Orpen, the founder of ONEgroup, who produce Miessence –  the first completely certified organic skin care range in the world.  They also have hair care, personal care, cleaning and health products – all beautiful quality and chemical free. The interview with
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Top Five Superfoods for Silky Smooth Skin

by Leisa on October 29, 2008

In this article from Natural News, Mike Adams talks about superfoods for building healthy skin. http://www.naturalnews.com/024654.html Skin tone and texture is so much more than what is put on the surface of it.  It really does come from within and from my experience, lots of raw green juices, green smoothies, good quality raw fats and
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Skin and Hair Care

by Leisa on October 1, 2008

Another aspect of health that we address at the Embracing Life! Retreat, is that of lowering the body burden of chemicals that we use every day in our personal care and cleaning products. Most brands of these products are made with synthetic chemicals that can be absorbed into our body and added to the toxins
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