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Can Aloe Vera Really Help You Lose Weight?

Weight loss has seen a long journey. It has made its way from ancient herbs to fad diets of the 21st century. Today, it seems that widely successful methods of weight loss involve organic and plant-based approaches. The medicinal qualities of plants are undeniable, and so their impact on ridding...
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8 Affirmations for the Angry [Slideshow]

Staying angry is rarely necessary. Read that again. Being upset is one thing—perfectly okay and normal. Staying angry? Now, that's no fun. It's in how we choose to deal with our anger that can make all the difference. If treated with compassion, insight, and understanding, being angry may serve us...
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Are Primers Really Necessary for Long Lasting Makeup Looks? [Poll]

This moment in the makeup industry is one for everyone. With all of the astonishing things that makeup can do as of 2020, one component that is habitually sought after, are longwear looks. Whether you're into creative, high fashion, editorial looks, or a clean matte everyday face—some might agree that...
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Do CBD Topicals Work? [Poll]

If we’re talking CBD, there’s a lot of back and forth about whether or not it “works.” Some people adore it. Others aren’t sure why it doesn’t work for them. There are plenty of reasons as to why CBD wouldn’t work for someone, some of which may be potentially contingent...
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Avoiding Strength Training Might Sabotage Your Progress

Let's be honest; any form of exercise is a positive place to start. As long as practiced with good form and in good health, getting moving is diverse in its benefits for the body. While any form can offer promotion of blood flow and release of integral neurotransmitters, all types...
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Turmeric for Eczema: Yes or No? [Poll]

Eczema is a frustrating skin condition that leaves sufferers feeling dry, itchy, and inflamed. Also known as atopic dermatitis, it describes a condition where the skin is severely dry and characterized by small, raised bumps, and raw skin. It can occur during childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. It may be persistent...
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Is Kombucha Good for Gut Health? 

As we progress through life, we’re made aware of just how fragile the body is. It comes alongside the knowledge of just how strong it is, which we witness each day. This paradox is possible by the sophistication behind our bodily organs and systems. It is only when they are...
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How Gut Health Affects Your Body 

At first glance, the digestive tract is generally understood as a part of the body that does just that: help you to digest your food. While this is true, your gut is the center of operations to a myriad of systems that essentially run your body. The Anatomy of the...