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Hand Sanitizers and Why They Dry the Skin

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Hand Sanitizers and Why They Dry the Skin

The last time I used a conventional hand sanitizing soap, it tore up my skin. I was at the hospital and used the soap they had in the bathroom... naturally, it was a strong, hand-sanitizing soap. Within minutes, my hands felt completely stripped of any natural oils and my skin snagged on my sweater. My hands craved lotion immediately - thankfully I had my lotion bar on hand. People are stocking up on hand sanitizers like crazy right now... even Ebay is getting in on it. That's fine if you feel the need for a sanitizer, but just be aware of...

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[Corona Virus] Things to do with your Kids When Schools are Shut Down

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Taking a quick break from skin care related topics, to something I know even MORE about.... keeping kids busy (and productive!) My parents are preparing to take my nephews for awhile if their school closes so that my sister is able to continue working. They asked us for some ideas of what to do with them during this time. Here's what I wrote to them: Hi Dad, I would focus on games where they learn something (Monopoly, Stratego, etc) Mom was always good about creating a summer schedule when we were growing up - that helps immensely. Keep them in...

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How come I feel colder after I apply peppermint lip balm? And other lip balm related questions...

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How come I feel colder after I apply peppermint lip balm? And other lip balm related questions...

What are the best ingredients for natural lip balm? Is lip balm (or Chapstick) addictive? How come I'm cold after applying peppermint lip balm? Get answers to those and more!

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A Review of Beesilk hard lotion bars by Jenn (including before and after photos)

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A Review of Beesilk hard lotion bars by Jenn (including before and after photos)

Jenn applied Beesilk hard lotion to her dry skin daily and had fantastic results! The cracks and splits disappeared and her skin is smooth again.

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Benefits of Walking Barefoot

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Are you up for a Barefoot Challenge? Walking barefoot is great for reducing inflammation and making your feet stronger. Read on for more ideas to condition and strengthen your feet. Then check out our Foot Rub Stick to protect your feet.

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