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Natural Bath and Body for Your Baby

Many common baby products that are marketed as being gentle and safe, actually contain chemicals that may be harmful for your child and the environment. Though many people are in the habit of reading the ingredient list of the foods they buy, it's not a bad idea to read the ingredients of the products you use on your skin, as well.Skin is the human body's largest organ. In the past, biologists believed that skin was impermeable and kept out harmful chemicals and toxins. Now we know that this is not true. Recent research indicates that every day we absorb dozens of chemicals from the lotions,...

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Basil Acne Tonic

Basil is known for its "soothing and toning" properties.
2 to 3 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1 C. boiling water

Steep basil leaves in water for 10 to 20 minutes. Cool, then apply to face with a white cotton ball. Keep tonic refrigerated. Recommended shelf life: 90 days.

Recipe courtesy of Spa Index.

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Bath and Body Tip #12

The beauty of oatmeal baths is that they are gentle enough to be enjoyed daily if wished.

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