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perfume and stethscope
By Kristin Ohlson
Artificial fragrances are everywhere — and they can pose significant threats to your health. Here’s what you can do about it.
sex-and-health
By Anjula Razdan
Here nine ways a healthy sex life can support your wellness — and vice-versa.
The-Promise-of-Integrated-Medicine
By Betsy Noxon
Disillusioned by decades of disease-focused medicine, more doctors and patients are now shifting their focus to whole-person health. Ancient practices (yoga), alternative therapies (acupuncture), and commonsense strategies (nutritional counseling) are complementing conventional treatments, expanding our notions of healing — and leading the way to greater well-being and vitality.
DIY Beauty
By Katie Dohman
8 recipes for clean, all-natural skincare products you can make at home.
J&J Baby Powder
By Casie Leigh Lukes
Researchers continue to debate about the safety of the personal-care product after court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay damages for death of baby-powder user.
face-of-beauty-feature
By Jessie Sholl
An increasing interest in all things real and natural is changing how we take care of ourselves ­— inside and out.
Toothpaste Beads
By Heidi Wachter
How you can steer clear of cosmetic microbeads to safeguard our environment — and your own well-being.
Richard Faust
By Kristin Ohlson
Discover what you can start doing now to prepare for your healthiest, most vibrant future.
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.
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