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All You Need To Know About Your Skin, Coconut Oil, and Lauric Acid

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It seems like everyone uses coconut oil for everything these days... Frizzy hair? Coconut Oil. Cavities? Coconut Oil. Ran out of lube? Coconut Oil. The list goes on and on. So what's all the fuss about, and why is coconut oil so amazing? What is Lauric Acid? Lauric acid is a fatty acid that can be found in foods contining saturated fats. It is classified as a lipid, a class of organic compounds, and another name for fats. Fats are required for human life, as they contribute to the construction of cellular membranes, and keep our bodies from starving. There...

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What Is Spirulina?

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A quick overview of some of the benefits of Spirulina, and where to get it.

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The Charcoal Craze

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I feel like when it comes to activated charcoal there are only two types of people: The ones who jump up and down because I have charcoal soap The ones who don't know what charcoal is or why it is used If you're a jumper, this post probably isn't for you, but who knows, maybe you will find other uses for activated charcoal that you didn't know existed!     Rewind a few years ago, if you mentioned charcoal to me, I would have thought of drawing a picture, or cooking up some s'mores. These days, my mind goes to...

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Get Into Bed With Lavender

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We all know how relaxing the smell of lavender is right? It seems to soothe from the outside in. Lavender is one of our most popular fragrances, which makes me wonder, do all of you lavender lover know the benefits of lavender? © Beisea | Dreamstime Stock Photos Below I've complied a list of four beneficial aspects of lavender:   Insomnia: I said you should get into bed with lavender, and here's the first reason why. Lavender is known to soothe, and it really does. A study conducted by University of South Hampton in the UK found that lavender aids...

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