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Hand Sanitizer
By Heidi Wachter
What's in your hand sanitizer?
Make-your-own-deodorant
By Experience Life Staff
A DIY deodorant alternative that’s affordable, effective, and a cinch to whip up.
Shirley-Pinkson
By Laura Fogelberg
The W3LL PEOPLE cofounder and makeup guru shares her natural beauty tips.
Bacteria and Showering
By Margret Aldrich
Research shows that bathing every other day is sufficient.
Woman standing outside in the sun with a visible shadow.
By Meghan Rabbitt
A little bit of sunlight can do a lot of good for your health.
detox-your-life
By Stacy Malkan
What’s best for our health and the planet can also be great for our bank accounts. All it takes is shifting how we spend our money and our time.
Exercise-and-Skin
By Experience Life Staff
Regular workouts don’t just benefit your fitness. They benefit your skin, too — particularly as you age.
Happy Anniversary Skin Deep
By Heidi Wachter
The Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep database celebrated its 10th anniversary this summer. We connected with one of the original study participants to see how this initiative changed her perspective on personal-care products a decade ago.
Triclosan Banned in MN
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Although the Minnesota ban won’t go into effect until 2017, it’s possible that manufacturers will begin to phase out the questionable ingredient before then.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
New research shows that exercise cannot only prevent, but also reverse, signs of aging in the skin.
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Casie Leigh Lukes shares a simple recipe for making your own eyeliner.
By Jamie Martin
Jamie Martin is enjoying a healthy summer glow with this homemade bronzer made of spices.
By Jamie Martin
Jamie Martin has been cleaning up her makeup supply. She shares her favorite clean line here.
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
This body scrub "recipe" combines the moisturizing effect of coconut oil, the exfoliating power of brown sugar, and the decadent scent of cocoa.
By Experience Life Staff
Circulation coordinator Christy Rice puts a homemade deodorant recipe to the test.
Coconut Oil Experiment
By Casie Lukes
Editorial Intern, Casie Leigh Lukes, on washing her face with coconut oil and making natural bug repellant.
By Jocelyn Stone
Associate editor Jocelyn Stone has become slightly obsessed with the most effective way to clean and dry her hands.
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Editorial intern Casie Lukes attempts to tame her curly blonde mane with a simple adjustment to her hair-care regimen — find out if it worked!
beauty-makeover
By Jessie Sholl
While conventional personal-care products still contain plenty of less-than-lovely ingredients, a growing number of companies are putting on a fresher, cleaner face.
By Courtney Helgoe
Try this DIY one-stop face wash. Your face will thank you.
By Jamie Martin
Here’s the Soapbox Speech: Many antibacterial/antimicrobial soaps contain a chemical called triclosan, which was created as a surgical scrub for hospitals several decades ago. The safety of triclosan is currently under review by the FDA and the EPA because: Several…
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