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Sustainable gift wrapping

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Is using gift paper a sustainable gift wrapping option? Well, did you know that gift wrapping paper, that glossy, expensive (and often beautiful!) paper we buy to wrap gifts with is one of the shortest living products on the market? How long is its life span once it gets to the gift recipient? Hmmm… I’d …

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Why Use Natural Candles

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Candles Candles create a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere in our homes and help with stress and anxiety, lowering blood pressure and heart rate. They symbolize the light conquering darkness, hope, strength and illumination. For Christians, the burning candle represents the presence of Christ as the light of the world. Why natural There are so many reasons …

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Is Coffee Good for Your Skin? Or Why I Put Coffee in Soap (And Not the Other Way Round)

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Yes, coffee is good for your skin. Now that we have that settled, let’s see why. I know very few people who don’t enjoy a hot cup of coffee at least from time to time if not every day. And I am one of those very few. I never drink coffee. Or almost never. I …

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Bye-bye, sponges!

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Using a sponge or a loofah in the shower every day is not necessary, really. In order to have healthy skin, scrubbing and exfoliating shouldn’t be done that often. Still, what we do use in the shower or bath is important. Our skin is our largest organ and it tends to absorb a lot of …

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3 Basic Sustainability Steps

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First of all, what is sustainability? A simple definition would be that it refers to meeting our needs in the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The concept is composed of three main pillars: economic, environmental, and social—also known as profits, planet, and people. Ok, it looks complex. …

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