The Science of Sweat & Deodorant
October 17, 2014

The Science of Sweat & Deodorant

Every day we produce on average one quart of sweat. Our skin contains millions of glands and some produce sweat. We have between 25,000 and 50,000 sweat glands and millions of bacterial in our armpits alone. Sweating and body odor come from secretions of two types sweat glands, eccrine glands and apocrine glands.
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Is There Aluminum In My Baking Soda?
October 6, 2014

Is There Aluminum In My Baking Soda?

It seems that the questioning began when some manufacturers began labeling their baking soda as “aluminum-free.”  It makes sense that if one brand of baking soda is “aluminum-free,” then other brands must contain aluminum. However, that is just not true. Baking soda does not and never has contained aluminum.
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Shea Butter Tutorial
September 24, 2014

Shea Butter Tutorial

Shea Butter, also known as African Karite butter, comes from the fruit kernels of the Karite Nut (Butyrospermum parkii) tree found in the savannahs of central Africa and has been used across the African continent for centuries. But, all Shea Butter is not created equal! Let's Find Out Why.
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Castor Bean Oil
September 14, 2014

Castor Bean Oil

Cold-pressed from the Castor Bean, the oil is a popular healing agent for many skin problems and a natural remedy for dry skin. It is a fabulous ingredient in natural soap and shampoo, creating a rich bubbly lather. Castor bean oil is not poisonous. We actually eat many items that have a poisonous component before they are processed properly!
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