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Grooming using natural products for men

Grooming using natural products for men

Simply add 1-2 pumps of the oil to your hair and let it sit for a minute so it softens the hair follicles and smoothes skin. The result is less razor burn, fewer nicks, and a far less painless process.

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Gifts for Dad that he needs, but doesn’t know it yet

Gifts for Dad that he needs, but doesn’t know it yet

So it’s time to get creative and switch up your Father’s Day gift this year. Who knows, maybe his “like list” will grow longer. If the father figure in your life is equally difficult to shop for, then hopefully this gift guide will help you.

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How to Identify Your Skin Type

How to Identify Your Skin Type

Ah skin, our body’s largest organ, and no less complicated than our appendix. By: Raquel Van Ry Some of us are blessed with flawless skin whereas others, like myself, invest countless hours, dollars and energy into our skin in an attempt to fight acne, wrinkles, scars and countless other tedious opponents. The reality is, the type of skin you have is a result of genetics, diet, hormones, stress and so much more, making it exceedingly frustrating at times. But there is a light at the end of this tunnel, a little something I like to call Skin Type Knowledge. If...

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The best oils for cold and flu season

The best oils for cold and flu season

Check out some natural ways to relieve symptoms By: Raquel Van Ry Alas, cold and flu season is upon us. Every year I'm determined not to get sick again, yet every year, inevitably, I find myself stuck in bed, 20% thrilled that I don’t have to work but 80% pissed that I’m too sick to enjoy it. That is, until I turn my sick-time into a little me-time. When I get sick, assuming I’m not passed out or stuck by the toilet, I try to create a mini spa for myself at home. Setting up a diffuser with some soothing...

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