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Ask Dahlia: Facts About Exfoliating

ADRIENNE ASKS … “Why doesn’t SALVE have an exfoliant for the face? What do you use?” DAHLIA SAYS … Great to hear from you, Adrienne. You ask an excellent question. Okay,  so there’s a misconception about exfoliating, that you need something scrubby on your face.  It’s actually not true,  and some scrubs can be damaging to the skin,  especially if
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What’s The Number At The Bottom of My Plastic Water Bottle?

Rumors have gone around that the number indicated on the bottom of your water bottle lets you know how many times you can reuse it. WRONG!! The numbers actually indicate what plastic material the bottle is made of. Each number identifies the specific uses for any type of plastic-based product, from plastic wrap to yogurt containers. Typically, only #1 and
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READ THE LABEL [CHAPTER 7] Aluminum

Aluminum is the third most naturally abundant element in the environment, found in food, water, pharmaceutical as well as a wide range of consumer products. Aluminum is commonly found in products such as: Antiperspirants Toothpaste Dental implants Nasal sprays Processed cheeses Salt Baking soda Pickles Bleached flour Prepared doughs Case mixes Non-dairy creamers Vanilla powders Donuts and waffles Milk formulas
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READ THE LABEL [CHAPTER 6] Sodium Laurel Sulfate (SLS)

I decided to start with this ingredient because I recently met a lady who’s blood work showed she was allergic to this ingredient. The information presented is based on lots of research hours, and I’m breaking it down so it’s easy to digest. Hope you pay attention! What is sodium laurel/ethyl/laureth sulfate (SLS)  and ammonium laurel sulfate (ALS)?  It’s artificial
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