DIY Deodorant for Women and Men

There are many reasons to make your own deodorant, the most important being the certainty of ingredients. Aluminum additives in commercial deodorants are dangerous for your skin so rest assured knowing you’ve made your own! Try to use organic ingredients if possible. Here is a recipe for deodorant for women or men.

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Photo Courtesy of: ijokhio

Deodorant for Women and Men

Ingredients

Cocoa butter

Coconut oil

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10 Best Indoor Plants to Purify Air

Houseplants aren’t just for looks, they have a lot of benefits for you and your family! Houseplants actively purify the air in your home and add oxygen to your life. Growing plants indoors is also healthy in the wintertime, when rain and cold turn lush plants into skeletons. Looking at green plants indoors helps prolong life and add happiness. If you or anyone you know struggles with asthma, purifying the air in your home is easily done with certain houseplants. Here are some of the best.

Aloe Vera, Photo Courtesy of: Olga Berrios

Photo Courtesy of: Olga Berrios

10 Best Indoor Plants to Purify Air

1. English Ivy (Hedera helix).
2. Peace lily (Spathiphyllum).

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Medicinal Benefits of Garlic

Fall and winter cold season is upon us! Every time I start to feel sick, I remember that garlic is one of the best ways to avoid it. Ever since my friend told me eating raw garlic was the best way to cure a cold almost 7 years ago, this has been my go-to method of medication. I spread the word as often as I can and those brave enough to believe me are blessed with a healthy, cold-free winter. Put down the antibiotics, and pick up a clove of garlic!

Photo Courtesy of: Isabel Eyre

Photo Courtesy of: Isabel Eyre

Crush garlic is the most beneficial way to eat garlic. Using a garlic press is usually too much for me and makes the garlic too strong for my stomach to handle so I chop it up into small pieces. Put it in a spoon and swallow it with a glass of water the same way you would a vitamin. Continue reading