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Homemade Deodorant Recipe

There are plenty of natural deodorants on the market without aluminum, but sadly, most of them don’t last through a whole day for me and I’m a little tired of being the smelly granola doctor, or at least worrying that I’m the smelly granola doctor. Not the image I’m trying to cultivate, you know? Continue reading

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Cancer from your coffee filters? Dioxins in your home.

This is one of those things that nobody ever really thinks of as having the potential to harm, and yet, it does. The industrial bleaching process for paper products involves a chlorine based bleach that in and of itself is safe. When it comes into contact with organic material like wood pulp, however, a chemical reaction occurs. This reaction yields one of the most toxic substances known to man, called Dioxin. Continue reading

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Formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout. All In the Name of Beauty.

The solution that is used for the popular hair treatment the Brazilian Blowout, which gives your hair a “natural” (har har) silky smooth look, is 12% Formaldehyde. 12%!!! I would like to point out that 12% is approximately the same amount as is used in the solution in which cadavers are preserved. So essentially, if you need to preserve a human, just dip them in Brazilian Blowout. Continue reading

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