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Saying no to plastic straws is easy

Have you ever considered plastic straws and their impact on the environment? In the USA, they go through 500 million plastic straws daily. Did you know that Australians go through 6.9 billion plastic bags a year, with 10 billion being

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Nicole Bijlsma Interview – Part 3 – Cleaning & Natural Mould Removal

Below is a transcript of part 3 of my Nicole Bijlsma interview. This 10 minute video concentrated on a small selection of natural cleaning questions we had, and in particular, how to clean mould. I have provided a transcript because

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Beauty is more than skin deep

There’s a 3 minute video been released by Dove which is very touching. They arranged for a sketch artist to draw women as they describe themselves. Then the artist draws again, but as someone else describes the person. It’s a

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A new face in 8 weeks

The next book I’m reading cover to cover is The Healthy Skin Diet by Karen Fisher.  Karen has a Health Science Degree and Nutrition Diploma (that one’s my own wish list after my Health Coach course). This book is a

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A natural pet skin solution

Do you have a pooch with skin issues? Have you tried everything and nothing works? We all know how good coconut oil is for human skin, both taken internally and also rubbed on externally, and your pets are no different

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Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s Disease

I’ve been doing a lot of reading on the miracles of coconut oil and today I came across an interesting link with the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease. I came across the blog of Dr Mary Newport and an article about

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Plastic Microbeads in skin care

Personal care product manufacturers, Unilever, have announced that they will PHASE OUT the use of plastic micro beads in their exfoliant products after environmental groups got in their ear about these plastics getting in to the oceans and waterways. These

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Things to do with Coke (Coca Cola) other than drink it

In a million years, I would never swallow Coke, but I’ve heard it’s got some great applications in place of more toxic cleaning products, which is exactly the resaon why I would never drink it. Thanks to my customers and

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Could your antibacterial soap give you a heart attack?

US researchers from the University of California have performed a study on the chemical triclosan (note, the article we link to spells this wrong as triplosan), found in most commercial antibacterial products, could be linked to muscle impairment in humans,

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School sunscreen ban leads to hospitalisation

Apparently, in Washington, sunscreen is banned in schools unless you have a note from a doctor. Reason? Allergic reactions. There are so many great mineral sunscreen products available, this really isn’t a good enough reason to ban ALL of them.

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