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Make the Switch: What is in your Makeup?

Let's be honest; most of us want to look our best when we step out into the world. So it goes without saying that makeup and cosmetics are something that many of us use every single day. We repeatedly go through our daily routine from cleansers to eye shadow. But we are rarely conscious of the potential harm that many of these products can have on the environment. They include everything from production to the ingredients that are used and the packaging that they come in. The world's obsession with beauty can have a detrimental effect on not only the environment but your health as well. Diving into the world of natural organic makeup does not have to be overwhelming,...

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Eco Clothing: Why Make the Switch?

Fast fashion is a term that is being thrown around as of late. It's typically used to describe cheap clothing that is bought at department stores. It's often purchased mindlessly and gets discarded or falls apart quickly. It's great that fashion and clothing are more accessible to those who may not have a lot of extra cash. But, fast fashion and clothing made from synthetic materials are having a detrimental impact on the environment. Our culture is growing accustomed to waste while simultaneously trying to improve the world. Fashion creates an ethical dilemma for health, welfare and environmental sustainability. Making the switch from synthetic clothing to eco clothing is always a good decision. Doing so lets you eliminate harmful plastic...

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3 of the best tasting healthy smoothies ever!

These REAL healthy smoothie recipes are not only great for your health, but your taste buds will definitely be having a party after you try them! Peanut butter, banana & protein smoothie Ingredients: - 350ml of milk of choice - Half a frozen banana - 1 tablespoon of Raw Protein Powder (with pro-biotics) - handful of ice cubes - 1 tablespoon of raw cacao - 1 tablespoon of coconut oil - 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (or any other type of nut butter) - 1 teaspoon of chia seeds - 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract Method: Buzz all the ingredients in a blender for 30 seconds or until smooth.. enjoy! Berry yummy smoothie Ingredients: - 300ml of coconut water (or...

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The magic formula to making the best SUPER HEALTHY (and great tasting!) smoothie

There are so many smoothie recipes out there claiming to be healthy, the reality is that most smoothies are super high in sugar (yes the body still sees natural sugar as sugar!) this creates a spike in our blood sugar levels, just when you eat a naughty bar of chocolate! This then creates a crash later on and we end up feeling tired and grumpy, and in the long run do as much damage as that bar of chocolate... A smoothie should give you a stable flow of energy, a boost of vitamins and ingredients to help aid digestion and improve nutritional absorption. To create the ultimate smoothie, here is the "Secrete" smoothie formula: 1. Protein - to help stabilise...

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