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Why should you switch to shampoo bars?

Why should you switch to shampoo bars?

I confess, it originally started with trying to create a bottled shampoo, but it just didn’t work – trying to keep it natural and safe. But at the end of the discovery process, we ended up with a shampoo and conditioning bar that has less packaging and doesn’t clutter up the shower. Five reasons to switch to bars… Reduced packaging Very concentrated Great for travel Multi-purpose Clean hair Being planet friendly always results in a good feeling, and with reduced packaging, you’ll be contributing to a better future. Our bars are wrapped – no plastic bottles. Shockingly, more than a...

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Night night teenage acne

Night night teenage acne

Being a teenager is hard enough, and up to 85-90% of this age group must also deal with acne. First, the pimples, then the anxiety, followed by the scarring that gets left behind. Girls often get through the acne phase quicker than boys because they enter puberty earlier. Acne can take its toll on self-esteem and quality of life and can even lead to depression and psychological issues. Boys with severe acne have an even higher likelihood than girls to have suicidal thoughts compared to their respective peers. Not something to be swept under the carpet and told, “everyone gets...

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Fur Babies Kelsey, Leo, Moose, and Healing Balm

Fur Babies Kelsey, Leo, Moose, and Healing Balm

Kelsey is a 13-year-old miniature fox terrier who used to be a Houdini and constantly escape from her crate. She had to have a cancerous masked cell cyst cut off her leg and wear a cone to prevent licking. Dogs lick their wounds to help soothe the pain and discomfort – licking the site of the wound overstimulates the brain, which in turn can help temporarily numb the pain. However, excessive licking can lead to irritation and pave the way for infection.At night, we put a fine layer of the healing balm (pet-version) on it at night. When the time came...

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I am a breast cancer survivor.

I am a breast cancer survivor.

I was diagnosed with breast cancer. After the initial shock, followed by surgery and recovery, and then reconstruction and recovery again, I revaluated my life. This is how Mumma J’s began and you can read all about it here. It took twelve months before I felt really recovered. It was daunting and numbing. I remember thinking, “Now I understand how people feel when they are told they have this ugly thing growing inside of them”. I was angry, I was scared, I was worried for my husband and my children – how would they cope with all of this? It...

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