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100% Natural Soap - What's the Difference Between Regular Soap & Natural Soap?

What Kind of Soap is Best For Me? In general, there are three types of soap, 100% natural handmade soaps, handmade soaps, and commercially made soaps. 100% natural handmade soaps might have a higher price tag, but that’s because they are made with REAL ingredients and offer numerous benefits when it comes to your well-being and health. Today there are very few true soaps on the market. Most mass-produced body cleansers, both liquid and solid, are actually synthetic detergent products! Some of these detergent products are marketed as "soap" but are not true soap according to the regulatory definition of the word.  The term "natural" is not regulated and just because a bar of soap is handmade or marketed as natural doesn't mean...

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Bath Time! Do Pets Need Special Shampoo?

  Most pets would rather skip bath time, but bathing plays an important role in the health of your animal's coat and skin, helping to keep your pet clean & free of dirt and parasites. Of course, there’s also the added benefit of making your furbaby even more pleasant to be around. However, some Pet Shampoo labels are full of tricky, hard to pronounce ingredients making it difficult to know what those ingredients actually are. Those ingredients can be anything from a mild skin irritant or one that’s known to cause cancer. So which pet shampoos should you use to wash your pets and what products should you avoid? Don't Use Human Shampoo On Your Pet. If you use human shampoo on your dog or cat, you...

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Tick Check! How To Avoid Ticks & The Diseases They Carry

Can Ticks Transmit a Wide Range of Diseases? Fact: Some of the most common tick-borne diseases in the United States include: Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, anaplasmosis, Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness, Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever, and tularemia. Other tick-borne diseases in the United States include: Colorado tick fever, Powassan encephalitis, and Q fever. Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tick-borne disease in the United States. In 2010, more than 22,500 confirmed and 7,500 probable cases of Lyme disease were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Then in 2018, state and local health departments reported 47,743 cases of tickborne disease to the CDC.  What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. It's transmitted through...

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What's in Deodorant?

Knowing what is in the deodorants and antiperspirants we use is much more important then many consumers think. The effects of various ingredients can have a direct and lasting effect on our health. We discuss the many different types of deodorants and explain what the are made with and how these ingredients can effect our bodies and our overall health and wellbeing, while providing suggestions on highly effective alternatives that a made using only pure and natural ingredients.

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What Flea Control Products Are Actually Safe?

Do You Know Which Flea Control Products Are Safe? We take an in-depth look at some of the pet products that are commonly used to prevent and protect your pets against fleas and ticks and some excellent information on the best ways to keep your pet safe from all kinds of insects.

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