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Green Tea for Skincare & Soulcare

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Green Tea for Skincare & Soulcare

Let's talk (again) about how much I love Green Tea and what it can do for you in your daily life. Green tea is not only a soul tonic, but it gives you a refreshing boost of energy that is simply packed with healthy benefits.  Today, we'll focus on matcha tea, the favorite of Buddhist monks and Japanese tea traditionalists for centuries. Let's see what they know that we don't, shall we?  The benefits of green tea: History shows us that Buddhist monks considered it a health tonic and drank the matcha version prior to meditation for the sense of...

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Love Coconut Oil? So does your hair.

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Love Coconut Oil? So does your hair.

Today I thought I would share my love of coconut oil with you, particularly how I like to use it to create a fabulous hair (and scalp) mask that has saved me from my dry scalp and many miserable winter days of itchy, dry skin.   Let's take care of those dry hair woes. Ready? Grab the following: A bowl A spoon Coconut Oil Raw Honey A tablespoon A towel So easy, right? Well, I always said simple was the way to go. Step 1: Melt about a tablespoon of coconut oil, but make sure it isn't too hot. Step...

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Top Ten Benefits of Going All Natural

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Top Ten Benefits of Going All Natural

  As society becomes increasingly informed about the ingredients in the products we buy and use on a regular basis, more and more consumers are switching to natural products in their homes, and for their families. As informed consumers, we’re opting to replace products like soap because we want to know where large-scale commercial products are coming from, and now small businesses are offering solutions, especially in the form of answers to our questions from a real person who knows their products. Let’s talk about ten of the best reasons to start going all-natural with your bath & beauty routine…...

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Why You Need To Embrace Natural Soap

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Why You Need To Embrace Natural Soap

Are you a member of the Soap Bar Enthusiasts Club yet? If not, it might be time to get on board. Here's why: The humble soap bar is back and gaining favor among the masses. From beauty queens and insiders to boho hippie chicks to Manhattan socialites with minimalist dreams and marble floors, soap bars have made their way home to beautiful spaces.   Soap bars, you see, are the most versatile stylists when it comes to the art of fitting in to any space without invading either a pristine style or Mother Earth (no packaging required). They can both accent...

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Pumpkin Seed Oil is the next best Coconut Oil

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Pumpkin Seed Oil is the next best Coconut Oil

No, it isn't time for carving the jack-o-lanterns yet, but there is always, always room for pumpkin around here. Pumpkin seed oil is not spoken of much in skincare, but it sure does pack some wonderful benefits. In fact, it is fast becoming one of our favorite oils here at Second Spring Naturals. Pumpkin seed oil is actually one of the most nutrient-dense oils out there. It contains so many good-for-you things like: fatty acids, antioxidants, Vitamins A, E and C, zinc and so many more vitamins and minerals. It is used all over the world, whether one is cooking...

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