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8 cleaning hacks for spring cleaning

Spring starts TODAY, which means that spring cleaning is upon us! But instead of making spring cleaning a dreaded task, make this the year you get your house cleaner than ever, and in half the time. Here are eight spring cleaning hacks that need to be on your spring cleaning list.

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Tue, Feb 19, 19

Are naps healthy for my overall sleep patterns?

By Brandon Baker Naps are satisfying, but are they healthy?  Eager to learn whether those quick-fix snoozers are helping or hurting our normal sleep patterns, wereached out to Dr. Karl Doghramji, Medical Director of the Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center, for an explanation.  The science gets confusing with conflicting information. Is a nap good for you? Napping is not such an unusual phenomenon. In our society, around 20 percent of individuals take naps regularly, and other societies in Europe, and in other parts of the world, napping is more frequent. It's a common human experience. So, the question becomes, in modern-day society...

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Wed, Jan 30, 19

6 products you didn’t know women had a role in

In case you weren’t aware, March is Women’s History Month. As a product created by and a brand founded by women who built a majority-female team, we’d be remiss if we didn’t celebrate. Women have done extraordinary things over the years, but many have not gotten the credit they deserve. Remember the movie Big Eyes (which is also a true story) where Amy Adams’ character is a brilliant artist whose husband takes credit for her work? That’s one of many, many true stories about women’s work being glossed over or not given credit. 
In honor of this month, we’re sharing some well-known inventions that few people realize were created by women. Meet your new sheroes.

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Wed, Feb 27, 19

How to stay active outdoors in the winter

Winter 2019 has been... something else. A polar vortex hit the Midwest with no mercy and brought dangerous temperatures with it. These intense snow days make it difficult to get out, get active and get sweaty. Luckily, there have been many days this winter that are snowy and beautiful without the harsh temperatures. 

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Thu, Feb 21, 19

Why people become vegans

It may be no surprise that being a vegan is tough, but meat-eaters and meat-abstainers probably have more in common than they might think.

Vegans are foremost focused on healthy eating. Six out of 10 Americans want their meals to be healthier, and research shows that plant-based diets are associated with reduced risk for heart disease, certain cancers, and Type 2 diabetes.

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Wed, Jan 30, 19

Tea tree oil is the all-natural antibacterial you need in your life

MindBodyGreen reports that tea tree oil, an easy-to-find essential oil is the anti-everything you need to get you through winter as healthy as possible. With antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties, tea tree oil might just be your secret weapon this winter.

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Wed, Jan 30, 19

Black-owned businesses you should support now

Happy Black History Month, everyone! If you’ve been following our brand, you most likely know how important it is for us to be inclusive and diverse in every area possible. That includes amplifying other voices, learning how we can improve our inclusivity and building a team of people from all different backgrounds. Celebrating and recognizing Black History Month and all the Black creators that are paving the way in the beauty and wellness industries is something we believe in and want to encourage our customers to do as well.

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Thu, Jan 31, 19

Don't listen to these 5 wellness myths

Let’s clear some things up. The wellness tips you’ve known to be true your whole life are not really… true. We’ll let you take a minute to digest that. Many of these wellness tips and guidelines are your typical old wives’ tales, passed down from who knows how long until they are accepted as truth. For example, did you know you can’t get sick by going out in the cold with wet hair? We don’t recommend it, though, because that just sounds way too cold for us. That’s just one of many myths out there. Here are five more you...

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Wed, Jan 23, 19

6 Tips in Creating a Healthy Relationship with Yourself

When we think of wellness, most of us think about things like diet and exercise. The term, however, encompasses so much more than taking care of our physical selves. If you want to be truly healthy, you must create a healthy relationship with yourself. And it’s not as easy as it sounds.

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Mon, Jan 07, 19