Hair Coloring and Fertility

October 22nd, 2009
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A good rule of thumb for women struggling with infertility is to behave pre-conception as you would in the early stages of pregnancy. That means a lot of people abstain from alcohol, caffeine, and certain foods when undergoing fertility treatments. When it comes to your hair, though, opting to let your grays or roots show [...]

Juice Beauty Blemish Serum: For a Delicious Experience

March 27th, 2006

The slogan for JUICE Beauty is Buy it because it’s ORGANIC…Use it because it WORKS. Hey, truth in advertising, for a change. I think this is truly a good product, and not one of those where they sneak in all sorts of chemicals and add one botanical ingredient and call it “organic.” I just tried [...]

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Finally, A Non Toxic Cosmetic that Works

March 24th, 2006

When I first look at this little vial of, basically, purple glitter, I was a bit taken aback. Half the fun of buying makeup (if my memory serves me correctly) was getting it in a fun little cake, plus a cool compact contained thing that fit in your hand, and an applicator that looked like [...]

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What’s Good for Fertility is Good for Health–the Opposite is Also True

March 7th, 2006

image courtesy of the Breast Cancer Fund I read a really sad breaking story this morning about the death of Dana Reeve, Christopher Reeve’s wife, from lung cancer. Besides all the tragedies she had in her life, she also didn’t smoke! She was only forty-four, only a few years older than I. That hit home. [...]

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Toxins and Chemicals in Cosmetics

February 28th, 2006

Did you know that This report states that only 11% of the 10,500 (often industrial) ingredients in cosmetics have been evaluated for safety. Health conscious teens toss makeup

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Toxins and Chemicals in Cosmetics – the Search for Something that’s OK

February 27th, 2006

I currently don’t wear makeup because I’m lazy It’s expensive I think my face actually looks kind of ok the way it is Confession: I did go through a phase in high school where I’d get up at the crack of dawn to paint on a face, Picasso-like, from a huge case of cosmetics that [...]

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Toxins and Chemicals in Cosmetics

February 26th, 2006

Most people seeking to be healthier, whether pre-conception or otherwise, know enough to clean up the diet: throw out or limit the junk, transfats, dyes, and try to eat organic and hormone free. But did you ever think of what’s entering your body through your everyday slather of hand lotion, spritz of perfume, or lipstick? [...]

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