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Natural Deodorant: Everything You Need To Know

Natural Deodorant: Everything You Need To Know

Armpit sweat: It’s not glamorous, but it’s totally normal! We shouldn’t feel ashamed to admit that we sweat because everybody does. Sweating is an opportunity for your body to cool down and expel toxins. Natural deodorant is a tool for allowing your body to complete its natural processes while regulating the BO that makes you self-conscious at the end of the day. While “natural” deodorants can be bought at the grocery store, you’ll often still find a long list of unpronounceable ingredients, and the product will likely come in a plastic tube. Here, we’ll only talk about deodorants that are...

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What is a Bidet and How Do They Reduce Waste?

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What is a Bidet and How Do They Reduce Waste?

According to Wikipedia, bidet is a French word meaning "little horse" due to the straddling position adopted in its usage. In spite of the bizarre, somewhat uncomfortable picture that comes to mind, today's bidets are very different than the original bidets of days past! Stay tuned, because we're going to get down and dirty about the subject of bidets folks (please don't be embarrassed, I'm an RN and this is just between you and me).  History of the Bidet The centuries old bidet was a bowl or receptacle designed to sit on for the purpose of washing the human genitalia, perineum, inner buttocks, and anus after defecation and before or after sexual intercourse....

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Zero Waste Swaps That Look Amazing in Your Kitchen

Zero Waste Swaps That Look Amazing in Your Kitchen

This blog post is all about Zero Waste (ZW) swaps that can help you spice up one of the most used rooms in your home, your kitchen. ZW swaps aren't just better for the environment, they can also add fun colors and style to your home! Using visually appealing and eco-friendly products is a rewarding and cost-effective way to move toward a zero waste home while making a big impact to your kitchen's comfortable, welcoming ambience.  Choose Your Own Style ZW products are becoming much more important to consumers as people become more aware of how single-use plastics are poisoning our planet. ZW...

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Zero-Waste Lifestyle 101: How To Go Zero-Waste and Love Every Day Of It

Zero-Waste Lifestyle 101: How To Go Zero-Waste and Love Every Day Of It

So you’re ready to go zero-waste but feeling overwhelmed with where to start? We get it. Changing your lifestyle isn’t an easy task, and even though it seems like you have the right intentions by rushing through the process, going zero-waste takes time! There’s more to zero-waste than a few product swaps.  In fact, the best way to start your journey and make sure your new habits stick is to ask yourself some critical questions about your current lifestyle. From there, you can move on to taking action and replacing your old products with their green alternatives! We’re here to...

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How Sustainable Are Non-Plastic Loofahs?

How Sustainable Are Non-Plastic Loofahs?

If you’re someone that cherishes their shower time, you’re probably familiar with all of the shower accessories. Everything from deep cleansing scrubs to exfoliating loofahs makes showering that much more relaxing and therapeutic, but have you ever wondered how harmful your shower routine is?  For starters, let’s take a closer look at your loofah. If you’re using one of those colorful bath poufs sold at most convenient stores, chances are, it’s made out of plastic. The green alternative to plastic poufs are natural loofahs, which are just as effective yet have a much smaller environmental impact! Here’s how natural loofahs...

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