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Panasonic Oral Irrigator Only $21.99!

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Today, August 28 only, you can snag the highly rated Panasonic Oral Irrigator for only $21.99 (reg. $49.99!). That’s 56% off! You use this tool to power away debris in tough-to-reach places while taking it easy on your gums. It also features two speed settings and a slim design that’s perfect for travel. Sweet! Here are a few more reasons reviewers are loving this product!

  • Effectively cleans debris between teeth
  • Gentle on gums
  • Waterproof and washable
  • 1600 pulses per minute
  • Cordless and portable; easy to use
  • 2 Speeds
  • Cordless
  • Portable
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Professional Quality Mud Mask 44% Off!

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Today, August 27, you can snag the GLAMGLOW Youthmud Tinglexfoliate Treatment for only $38.58 (reg. $69!). According to reviewers, this professional quality mud mask leaves skin brighter and softer. Here are a few more reasons reviewers are loving this mask.

  • Skin collagen synthesis for a noticeable three-day glow. Leaves skin noticeably smooth and soft
  • Multi level resurfacing exfoliation
  • Helps tighten skin and minimizes pores
  • Absorbs impurities without removing natural oils
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Organic Skin Scrub 35% Off!

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Looking for an organic skin scrub to revitalize your skin? You’re in luck! Today, August 22, you can snag this Eminence Organic Skincare Pear & Poppy Seed Microderm Polisher for only $29.99 (reg. $46!). According to reviewers, this scrub smells wonderful and leaves skin silky smooth. Sweet deal! Here are a few more reasons to love this product.

  • Organic
  • Handmade
  • Natural microdermabrasion action
  • Perfectly exfoliates uneven, dry and rough skin
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Essential Oils: How to Buy the Best Quality Oils for the Best Prices

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Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about essential oils. I am always interested in using natural products to fight colds - if they work. I rely on what close friends tell me has worked for their families. Two good friends whose opinions I trust shared what they use essential oils for and where to buy them for the lowest price.

Julie Anna Wagner Covey teaches friends how to cook with essential oils, and make lip balms, lotions, non-toxic sunscreen, and more. Her focus is teaching people how to replace chemicals and synthetics.

Bianca Feler Wirth uses essential oils to keep herself and kids healthy and comfortable when they have coughs, colds, stuffy noses, allergies, tooth aches, bug bites, stomach aches, muscle pains, sleep problems, anxiety, stress, depression, or exhaustion.

There are also financial benefits. “My next step in this oily journey is to start making my own non-toxic cleaning and beauty products,” Bianca said. I have been able to find lots of essential oil recipes online that come out to a fraction of the cost of store bought products! I’m really excited about that!”

How essential oil can save you money

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10 Everyday Uses for Coconut Water

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When I visited Trinidad and Tobago on my honeymoon, roadside vendors would slice the top off a fresh coconut with a machete, stick a straw in it and hand it over. It was bliss! I haven’t found a store-bought version that even comes close. Yet these days, coconut water seems to be everywhere.

Not to be confused with coconut oil or coconut milk, coconut water seems to be “the” drink of the moment. It has been purported to prevent aging, improve cardiovascular health, manage stress, boost energy and digestion… along with a host of other health claims. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be? And is it just a beverage, or does it have other uses as well?

Coconut water – what is it good for?

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12 Everyday Uses for Coconut Oil

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Recently, a friend told me that I could tame my 12 year-old son’s unruly locks by rubbing a little coconut oil into his hair. Considering the price of many hair creams, I figured it would be worth a try. I researched coconut oil online and discovered that it is being hailed as the new miracle cure for just about everything. There are articles suggesting that it can reverse Alzheimer’s, and cure HIV, athlete’s foot, cellulite, yeast infections and bad breath in dogs (not that any of these claims are substantiated). A fire crew even used it to release a trapped dog’s head from a metal gate.

I put coconut oil to the test – and what I found surprised me.

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