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How to Deal with a Patchy Beard

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Are the men in your household skipping the shaving this month? Let us help! We'll take care of those bushy bears and scraggly patches.

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FAQ about lotion making

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FAQ about lotion making

Have you thought of making your own hard lotion bars? When you have family members with skin conditions, lotion bars are the perfect solution.Here's a question from a customer that came in this week:Beverly writes:"I am a Mom of three young children and would like to be able to make the hard lotion for them, especially for my middle daughter who has super dry skin. I have tried so many products, with no success. I like your recipe because it is natural, with only three ingredients.I would like to get your advice on the exact quantity of each ingredient (by...

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Skin Does Not Lie (what it tells you about your gut)

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"I could co-author a book on skin and autoimmune conditions," writes Judy, a MadeOn customer who shared her journey of learning all about eczema, rashes, acne, Crohn's Disease, celiac... and how they all relate to gut issues. 

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Topical steroid withdrawal is a thing! Be aware of how you're treating eczema.

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Topical steroid withdrawal is a thing! Be aware of how you're treating eczema.

Let me share Chi Pei's story with you. She wrote extensively about her journey from having 80% of her skin itchy and flakey (at its worst), to now living itch-free, with just a bit of residual rash. You will find by reading this that steroids actually did worse for her in the long run. She's not alone.  

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Healthy Skin from the Inside Out

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We all have our first-aid stories, right? Son #2 got poison oak so bad, his entire face puffed up like an over-roasted marshmallow. Son #1 fell 20+ feet from the air, onto rock, when the homemade zip line he was riding suddenly snapped. Son #4 deals with intense stomach pains every time he consumes ice cream containing eggs. Who do you call?Back then, I could call my neighbor, Marcee, in an emergency, and she'd arrive with her manzanita tea (for poison oak), calendula infused oil (for wounds) and lemon turmeric tonic (for inflammation). The more I learn about these herbal...

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