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How to Choose A Clean Sunscreen

Don’t forget the sunscreen – that’s my mantra as I head out the door each day. I choose one with an SPF of at least 30 but finding the right one is not as easy as it sounds. Most are loaded with toxic chemicals that can mess with hormones and throw the endocrine system out of whack. Who wants to slather a bunch of toxic chemicals onto their skin?! Not me. That’s why it’s so important to shop for a clean sunscreen and always read the list of ingredients before buying anything. A Good Sunscreen Should Be – Mineral-Only Mineral-based...

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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

Happy Friday, everyone!  Hope you all had a great week. Between work and getting ready for our mystery move, I’m still having trouble finding enough hours in my day to get it all done. Ironically (and you’ll see why this is ironic in a minute) what keeps me calm is a good run—except that this week (and here’s the irony) I had the unfortunate experience of having a large dog lunge at me from behind (crazy, right?!). I ended up with a pretty good gash across the back of my leg, but thankfully nothing worse than that. Needless to say, I...

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Looks like the fountain of youth may exist after all (well,sort of). If you want to slow down the aging process, then, according to a new study, you had better put on your sunscreen. Researchers confirmed this week what most of us already knew—that in addition to it being a potent weapon against skin cancer, sunscreen is the best anti-aging product on the market. The study, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, looked at both men and women under the age of 55 and their use of sunscreen.  Those who used sunscreen on a regular basis had...

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