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3 Ways to Elevate Your Natural Hair Color

By Jolene Turner
Expert hairstylists share salon services to enhance your natural hair color for a lived-in look.
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Simply Effective: One Woman’s Skincare Evolution

By Renée Main
An ARORA co-founder discovers the value of taking a few basic steps to care for her skin.
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What Is Corrective Massage Therapy?

By Jolene Turner
A massage therapist explains this massage technique and how it can support healing in areas of discomfort.
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What is the Difference Between Deodorants and Antiperspirants?

By Margret Aldrich
Hoping to avoid body odor? Try clothing made from natural textiles — and make your own healthy deodorant!
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How Do I Keep My Skin Breakout-Free?

By Jolene Turner
Esthetician-sourced tips for preventing blemishes and achieving clear skin.
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6 of Our Favorite Sunscreens

By Experience Life Staff
Here are some nontoxic sunscreens for a range of skin types.
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How Can I Protect My Hair From Chlorine Damage?

By Jolene Turner
Pro tips for enjoying summertime dips without harmful effects on your hair.
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How to Use Tea-Tree Oil

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
This antiseptic and antifungal essential oil has several applications. Discover a few ideas for your home and body.
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How to Use a Neti Pot

By Terri Trespicio
Try this Ayurvedic practice to ease cold and allergy symptoms.
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Returning to Your Roots: Hair Care Tips from a Natural Hair Enthusiast

By Kyra Scheeringa
LifeSpa stylist Kyra Scheeringa shares her personal hair journey and tips for making the switch to embrace and properly care for your natural hair texture.
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Why Black Women Need Self-Care

By Oludara Adeeyo
Radical self-care practices are critical for healing ourselves and our communities, especially when it comes to Black women. Psychotherapist and social worker Oludara Adeeyo, the author of the new book Self-Care for Black Women, explains why — and offers a grounding exercise you can try today.
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4 Ways to Express Gratitude

By Molly Tynjala
Channel an optimistic outlook with one of these four helpful tools.
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Health and Wellness Trends to Watch in 2022

By Callie Fredrickson
Life Time experts share their predictions for what will be top of mind in the coming year.
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How Do Phthalates in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl
Phthalates are endocrine-disrupters, and Black women might be more vulnerable to phthalate exposure. Here's why.
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How Do Parabens in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl
Learn what parabens are and how to avoid them.
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How the Ingredients in Personal-Care Products Can Affect Your Health

By Jessie Sholl
Many of the most popular personal-care items contain toxins that can mess with your health. Here are ingredients to avoid — and tips for finding worthy alternatives.
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Can Massage Soothe Pain?

By Mo Perry
Massage can lower cortisol levels and enhance dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin, all of which helps with pain relief.
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Can Massage Help Ease Anxiety and Depression?

By Mo Perry
Stimulating the peripheral nerves with massage can switch the nervous system into rest-and-relaxation mode.
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11 Massage Modalities

By Mo Perry
From acupressure to myofascial release to trigger-point therapy, here are various forms of massage — and what they are good for.
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Can Massage Help Relieve Headaches?

By Mo Perry
Shiatsu-style massage and craniosacral therapy can help with chronic headaches.
a woman receives a massage

How Massage and Healing Touch Benefit Overall Health

By Mo Perry
Massage can help with pain relief, digestion, and even immunity.
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