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Stop Adding Toxins To Your Body

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One of my resolutions for 2014 is to stop adding toxins to my body. It’s something I have already been working towards, and I am pushing myself to use better products for a healthier body.

Check out this image below. As you can see, we are adding hundreds of toxic chemicals to our  body on a daily basis. These toxins don’t come without side effects to our overall health.

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Your personal care and beauty products are damaging the body’s organs, cause allergies, hormonal imbalances and linked to cancer – just to name a few. YIKES! You can’t tell me that these products are worth all of those things!

Throughout the year I plan on educating myself and my readers about what’s in the personal care and beauty products so you know why you should ditch them – and I’ll also let you know about alternative healthy products that you can buy or make for yourself – something that is safe and won’t cause harm to your health.

Last year I started out with ditching my deodorant (which has ingredients linked to breast cancer – no thanks!) and started using something called Pit Putty, which is made with just a few all natural and 100% organic ingredients. The deodorant works great and won’t cause any bad side effects. Perfect.

I also started to look for a healthy makeup. I had been using Clinique™ for years and was very hesitant to try something new. I had reconnected with a friend from high school who is a licensed Esthetician and eco-makeup artist, and she recommended a few companies, including 100% Pure. I fell in love with the natural ingredients, and more surprisingly, I fell in love with the quality of the makeup. It has great coverage without looking caked on. No harmful toxins are being added to my face on a daily basis. Nice.

Throughout the year I will continue to educate myself and keep making small positive changes towards a healthier me. I will write about my progress and I hope you will join me in this journey!

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