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10 Warnings That Your Fingernails May Be Sending

While the occasional crack, bruise, or white line in a fingernail is usually caused by nothing more serious than trauma to the base of the nail, persistent lines or discoloration appearing on more than one nail can be an early warning sign for a much bigger problem. Look over the following ten warnings that your fingernails may be sending. If any of them seem to describe… [read more]

13 Tips To Stop Biting Your Nails For Good

Onychophagia – or nail biting – is an incredibly common stress-relieving habit that can be very hard to quit. More prevalent in boys than girls, most cases begin between the ages of 4 and 6, stabilizing from 7 to 10 years old, and the habit often becomes entrenched by the teenage years since adolescence tends to be a time of emotional tumult. Like teeth grinding,… [read more]

14 Reasons You Should Get More Biotin (Vitamin B7) In Your Diet

Your body can only function as well as you feed it, which is why it’s so important to give your system what it needs each day. Biotin (vitamin B7) might not be a compound you consider often, but this nutrient plays a crucial role in your overall health. But what is biotin exactly, and how can you tell if you’re deficient in it? Let’s look… [read more]

13 Unusual Uses For Bar Soap You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

While just about everyone has a bar of soap at home, and probably many of them, especially if you’re a germaphobe, few people realize that its uses go far beyond washing your hands. You might really want to stock up when you learn just how versatile they really are. 1. Make soap sachets to keep deer and other wildlife out of your garden If you… [read more]

Argan Oil: 17 Reasons Everyone Needs A Bottle Of This “Miracle” Oil

The popularity of Argan oil has exploded since the many amazing health benefits offered by this “miracle oil” have been made public. The oil is cold-pressed from the fruit of the Moroccan Argan tree (Argania spinosa), which is so nutritious that goats climb the trees just to eat them. Inside of that fruit is the little nut from which Argan oil is produced. For centuries,… [read more]

10 Remarkable Benefits Of Marula Oil For Skin & Hair

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably never even heard about Marula oil, but this wondrous oil considered by some to be the “elixir of youth,” is definitely one you’ll want to know more about. It’s a fruit native to the southern region of Africa, and has been harvested wild for centuries, used as a natural remedy for healing a wide range of conditions. Extracted… [read more]

8 Signs You Aren’t Getting Enough Protein

Protein is an essential macronutrient – and while we can pull it from our organs, muscles, and tendons, if we’re in dire need of amino acids, over time, that can cause serious damage to your health. Protein is a building block for the muscles, and the fuel that supports the body’s cells and tissues. It’s a must for fitness, health, and longevity. Of course, most… [read more]

13 Best Uses For Baking Soda In The Garden

You probably have at least one box of baking soda in your home – if you’re like so many other Americans, it’s most likely sitting in your refrigerator as a way to combat odors, and you might have another carton in your pantry for baking. But there are so many other uses for it, from household cleaning and health to gardening, you might want to… [read more]

11 Mistakes You Are Making In The Shower Every Day

A shower is a shower – you don’t exactly need detailed instructions to tell you how to do it, you just get in without thinking much about it, at least several times a week if not every day. But the reality is, you’re likely making a number of mistakes every time you shower, which is not doing your skin, or your hair, any favors. 1.… [read more]

10 Insanely Cool Ways To Use Avocado In Your Beauty Routine

Avocados are one of the world’s healthiest foods – they’re also rather tasty, inexpensive and versatile. You can toss avocado into a nutritious smoothie, top a salad with it or add some to a taco. And, if you get tired of eating them, you can use avocado in your beauty routine too. Actually, considering the many, varied benefits, you’ll probably want to continue doing both.… [read more]