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How to Make Simple Natural Soap

I’m going to start with something that’s a bit of an opinion, but probably something that you’ll agree with me on: Natural is always better. Especially when it comes to products that you’re using on your own skin. You never know what kind of chemicals are packed into that stuff and how you’re skin will […]

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10 Toxins In Your Drugstore Deodorant

Toxins In Your Drugstore Deodorant. We all want to look good, smell good and feel good. But there’s no sense in looking your best if you’re doing so at the expense of your health, or the environment. Many people don’t look very closely at the ingredients in their beauty products. The list is long – […]

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Detox Your Armpits

How to detox your armpits is still a mystery to many health focused people. How many beauty products have you purchased which boast detox effects? There are creams, teas, supplements and even smoothies on the market which all promise to rid your body of unnatural toxins. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably bought one or […]

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Self Care is Good for You

Let’s just get straight to the point about self care. You deserve to take care of yourself. It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a woman – the fact is that sometimes, no matter who you are, you forget that your needs should sometimes come first, and that self care is essential to your […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s autumn again! You know what that means: a crispness to the air, pumpkin spice flavored everything, and road trips to enjoy the changing season. Fall is also when we observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month; since 1985, October has been marked as a month of research, education and fundraising for a cure. What began as […]

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Why You Sweat

Wonder Why You Sweat So Much?

It’s the middle of the summer, you’re sitting at home and your AC is broken. In this scenario you can’t help but wonder why you sweat so much? Well the thing is, although sometimes unpleasant, sweating is a necessary function of the human body. It helps to regulate your internal temperature so that you can […]

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14 Reasons To Use EWG Verified Deodorants

14 Reasons To Use EWG Verified Deodorants   Tired of breakouts, itchy armpits and yellow stains on your clothes? It may be time to change your deodorant. Not to a new scent, but to a more natural method. EWG Verified Deodorants are changing the way people sweat, literally. If you’re here, reading this article because […]

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Changes in Body Odor during Menopause

Symptoms of menopause can include an increase in sweat production, which can lead to changes in body odor. Hot flashes and night sweats have a strong effect, although psychological symptoms such as depression, panic attacks, or anxiety can lead to an increase in the incidence of sweating as well. More sweat leads to changes in body […]

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Sprouts-Microgreens-Juicing The Purelygreat team has been getting into some new spring routines lately! Two of our favs are microgreens and juicing! Here are a couple of great blog posts that can help you get started… Sprouts & Microgreens http://www.medicalmedium.com/blog/sprouts-microgreens Healthy Juice Recipes For Body Detox https://www.curejoy.com/content/healthy-juice-recipes-for-body-detox-02-2017/

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Summer Travel Toiletries Hacks

Summer travel toiletries hacks

Summer Travel Toiletries Hacks It’s that time of year again – when everyone asks about how much time you are taking off and if you have travel plans for the summer. We spend a lot of time at the cottage but so many of us take the summer as an opportunity to travel to visit family, friends […]

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Give Pink – Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

10% of our UNSCENTED Cream Deodorant sales are donated to CBCF Give Pink. We know there are many “Pink” charities and over the years many stories have come to light about “PinkWashing”. Stories of companies that purport to donate proceeds of sales to charities that help with breast cancer, but in reality, little if any funds are […]

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Purelygreat Natural Cream Deodorants have been granted the EWG VERIFIED™ seal of approval! We are proud to be the first Canadian company to receive this distinction. For years, we have been listed on EWG’s Skin Deep® cosmetics database providing consumers with detailed information and ratings of cosmetic ingredients and their health risks. The EWG VERIFIED: For […]

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Dry Skin Rescue Balm

Dry Skin and Winter

What to do about those winter dry patches? We have hit a really cold spell in Peterborough, ON, (awesome new hometown of Purelygreat) and have noticed more dry skin – always something to contend with in our Canadian winters! When the hot air is blasting indoors, I get particularly dry skin. I was at a […]

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