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A Plant Based New Year

A Plant Based New Year

When Deb and I agreed to set out on a family road trip over the holidays with our son Matthew, we never suspected we would also be setting out on a journey towards adopting a plant based vegan diet! In fact, I was pretty sure that our trip to New Orleans, LA would...

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How to Make Simple Natural Soap

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 healthier. And given many of us use soap everyday a natural soap is a smart choice! Especially when it comes to products that you’re using on...

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10 Toxins In Your Drugstore Deodorant

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...

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Eco-Friendly Brands for Earth Day

Eco-Friendly Brands for Earth Day

Eco-Friendly Brands to be aware of, because you shouldn’t have to choose between looking good and doing good for the planet. Unfortunately, many non eco-friendly brands don’t share that sentiment. Between harmful chemicals in cosmetics and the packaging those products...

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Know About Natural Deodorant

Know About Natural Deodorant

  What You Need to Know About Natural Deodorant   It’s hard to discern fact from fiction today. Watching the news and scrolling through your social media feed, you’ve seen it all. Coffee is good for you. Coffee is bad for you, avoid it. Eat a high protein,...

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5 People Embrace a Natural Lifestyle

5 People Embrace a Natural Lifestyle

For a while now, people have been sharing their personal journey or transition to a natural lifestyle. We hear so much about the importance of a natural lifestyle when we are chatting with our friends, we see it on social media, and even on the news! These days, it...

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Detox Your Armpits

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...

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Self-Care is Good for You

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...

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The Plant Paradox – Dr. Gundry

The Plant Paradox – Dr. Gundry

Recently a customer emailed us about how they found our deodorant in The Plant Paradox by Dr. Steven R. Gundry. So of course we went straight over to the local book store and much to our amazement – there we were! Endorsed in the book as a “friendly...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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,...

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Wonder Why You Sweat So Much?

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...

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14 Reasons To Use EWG Verified Deodorants

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,...

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27 Reasons To Use Aluminum Free Deodorant

27 Reasons To Use Aluminum Free Deodorant

It wasn’t so long ago that when you got to the end of your deodorant stick, and felt the plastic applicator scratch against your armpit, all you had to do was go down to the local drug store and look at the wall of different deodorants that were available for you, and...

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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...

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Sprouts-Microgreens-Juicing

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...

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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...

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YES our new plastic jars are BPA-Free!

YES our plastic jars are BPA-Free! Since changing our packaging from glass to BPA-free plastic we have had many inquiries about the plastic we use. Our jars are recyclable and BPA-free! The jar lids and the inner linings of the jars are #5 PP (Polypropylene) and the...

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