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This post comes from our Australia contributor, Miann Scanlan. Follow along with her on Instagram @freepeopleaustralia!Read More

molly rose -Dec 31, 2014, 7:20PM
Love this & will definitely try it out. Just so happens that HIIT & yoga are my favorite forms of exercise right now :)
Katie Kat -Aug 14, 2014, 5:31PM
Sweet! Love this. I'm a vinyasa flow teacher and I definitely like to build heat with active flow. Careful with up dog to down dog, though. It's really hard on the rotator cuff, especially if you're not warmed up.

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Whether we want to face it or not, we are constantly exposed to toxin upon toxin in our daily life – both internally and externally – and sometimes it gets to be a little too much for our bodies to handle on their own. That, my friends, is where calcium bentonite clay comes to help save the day.Read More

Neishia -Oct 10, 2015, 10:56AM
October 10, 2015 Hi EVERYONE!!! I am new to the discovery of clay. I am using the clay on my face first time today.. I love good accurate information. The blog here posted was very very helpful. I look forward to more health benefits. I have the clay for facials and skin. Today I will purchase the food grade. Can anyone suggest a brand? I live in michigan. Thank you
Gale -Aug 07, 2015, 9:52AM
Can I mix the clay in the morning with lemon water? I drink drink lemon water every morning. Thank you!

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For a morning pick me up, or a finish to the day, cleansing the face is the fastest and quickest way I feel refreshed. Read More

Casey -Nov 21, 2015, 6:45AM
Love! I used a teaspoon of rose Castile instead of a tablespoon and worked out great! Also y'all if it burned your eyes, try it again but just add a tbsp of your original face cleanser or no tears baby shampoo. A great way to save moula and stretch out your resources.
Lori Keever -Nov 11, 2015, 1:04AM
you can order Witch Hazel from Amazon. If you order Pure Witch Hazel, it doesn't contain alcohol. The Dr. Bonner's castile soap does burn the eyes though. I use the tea tree oil version,and really like it. My skin tends to be oily in the T-zone, but if yours is dry or sensitive, the baby Castile soap would be a better choice for you.

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Lights are out, head is resting on a pillow, and eyes are shut. In a few moments, you’ll drift off and start to dream…Read More

Stephanie -Oct 30, 2014, 5:32PM
I'll have to try the cherry juice one I've never heard of it, but it sounds like a cool idea! I've also learned that packing your things up for the next day (I'm in high school) and looking at your calendar helps you know what's coming up the next day. Knowing what I'm doing tomorrow helps me de-stress and therefore fall asleep quicker!
The Queen of Dreaming -Jul 26, 2014, 4:20AM
Great post! Thanks for the tips about Palo Santo and the pillow spray! :)

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Post image for How To Keep Spirits High While Traveling

This post comes from our Australia contributor, Miann Scanlan. Follow along with her on Instagram @freepeopleaustralia!Read More

korin -Jul 08, 2014, 12:57PM
Just what i was looking for, I'm going away soon and keeping inner balance is always a challenge while traveling! Great post! :)
Luna -Jul 07, 2014, 9:23PM

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Each season brings with it a different climate, and I find myself switching up my beauty regime based on what’s going on outside. Read More

Arden -Aug 12, 2014, 2:00PM
Where is that small jar that the coconut oil is in from?
martha -Jul 11, 2014, 8:14AM
To reduce frizz i like to put some jojoba makes my hair soft.. :)

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Post image for Summertime Folk Tincture of St. John’s Wort

This post comes from Summer Ashley and Sarah Kate of The Great Kosmic Kitchen!

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channa -Jul 19, 2014, 8:46PM
Does anyone know if the bigger shrubby st john work as well? It doevnt have the red bleeding thru the flowers like the smaller st john does ..?
M -Jul 05, 2014, 9:25PM
In agreement with previous comments, before recommending tinctures It is important that you do research, and take some responsibility by giving warning to your readers about possible complications and side effects. Although SJW is a relatively safe herb and effective for mild to moderate depression, it can also interfere with birth control and other medication, and should NEVER be taken alongside any other prescription anxiolytics, antidepressants, or antipsychotics as it can block plasma systems and render those drugs ineffective. Furthermore it has also been shown to trigger psychoses in vulnerable individuals on or off medication... So yea, herbs should be taken with the same seriousness of other drugs and the effects of SJW are well worth a little more of a warning than just the ol' "consult your doctor first."

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There was a time when I desperately wanted dreadlocks.Read More

Holly -Sep 16, 2015, 8:19PM
My hair and I will put what I want in it! If yr offended by a flippin hair accesory you seriously need to go out and have some real life experiences! You are spending way to much time reading blogs !!!!! Have fun play & don't judge
Melanie -Aug 23, 2015, 8:18PM
does anyone really believe that the "white women" featured in the catalog or on line are actually discriptive or in any way representative of everyday white woman?! I sure don't! I had dreads for a long time in my twenties. I did it as a rebuke of sociatal beauty standards AND b/c I actually think they are damn beautiful! I respect people of color and as a women I especially appreciate women of color. All this "cultural appropriation " is more divisive than educational. I agree that FP and all fashion/womens mags should diversify not only in the name of inclusion but b/c we are all missing out on the bauty black, asain, latino women can bring to the industry.... But realy, as a "dumb whit girl" , I don't feel represented either. I'm 5' and 130 lvs! I don't have porcelain skin, & I'm nearly 40!

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Beauty rituals: We all have some of our own. Read More

Amanda -Jan 22, 2015, 10:31PM
Dry brushing is a daily ritual in my house. I ABSOLUTELY love it! Living in Arizona I focus on my butt and it has helped my skin a dramatically after having my baby by tightening up my skin. I wish the brushes had a different handle for better ergonomics.
Sarah -Dec 22, 2014, 10:14AM
Just bought my brush- so excited to try out dry brushing for my skincare routine and super interested in the digestive benefits it may have! Thanks FP Sarah Cofounder En Bloom

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Post image for 4 Switches To Make To Your Mouth Care Routine

Oral health is so important to our overall well-being – it’s believed that taking proper care of the mouth and gums can help prevent the development of certain issues with digestion, the heart, and other major organs.Read More

Brittany Ballard -Nov 05, 2014, 11:51PM
Took the words right out of my mouth, Bek! The trace amounts found in spring water are natural and good for us, while the high amounts of artificial sodium fluoride that is added to our water, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and many foods is dangerous. It is interesting that the dental assistant mentioned that the small amount in toothpaste wasn't enough to do anything....but in combination with the amount added to public drinking water, gum, all foods grown on a farm watered with public drinking water (especially grapes and many other water heavy fruits and veggies) etc, the amount becomes substantially higher. Fun fact: Hitler actually use to heavily fluoridate the water in concentration camps to pacify the masses he had contained in the camps :/ Also it has been proven that fluoride calcifies our pineal gland, which is also regarded by many spiritualities to be our "third eye", or our spiritual connection to all other life forms and spiritual planes/beings.
Bek -Oct 05, 2014, 7:38PM
Just to add my two cents about the fluoride... Those of you saying fluoride isn't dangerous are half right - calcium fluoride, the kind found naturally occurring in some plants, food etc. isn't dangerous to you. Sodium fluoride, on the other hand, is made as a byproduct of an industry (sorry, I can't remember which one now, but a quick google should tell you) and is absolutely dangerous and poisonous. Check your toothpaste packet - in some countries it is mandatory for them to have a poison warning if more than a pea sized amount is swallowed. The scary thing is, you don't need to swallow fluoride to absorb it. There is so much information out there about the dangers of fluoride, please educate yourselves on it because it's a really important issue. To the dental assistant who said it's not dangerous, I don't mean any offense and I'm just trying to help you take a critical look on what you've been taught for a second. Don't you think that the rich people who want a way to dispose of the waste from their industry would use their money and influence to ensure that it's taught in universities (or tafe, or wherever you've studied - if you have to study to be a dental assistant? Sorry, I'm not sure of the process) that fluoride is beneficial? There have been many instances in history where the most learned people thought something was good for you or the way things were (ie. scientific racism, the world is flat, etc. etc.). There was an article recently published in the Lancet (a very highly regarded medical journal) that classified fluoride as a neurotoxin. Take some time to research all aspects of this argument because there is a lot of misinformation put out there by people who have the money and power to make their voice the one that's heard. Food for thought anyway. :)

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We hear it all the time, or we say it ourselves: “Does anyone have an Advil?” It seems that headaches plague too many of us these days. Late nights, computer screens, stress, a stuffy nose – they are all factors that can contribute, but taking a processed remedy isn’t necessarily the best way to deal with it. All around us, nature grows healing herbs that can help alleviate the pain.Read More

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Naly -Apr 07, 2015, 6:17PM
I wished this worked for me a lot of my headaches are triggered by scents as well though and whenever I get to close to a strong scent even if it's pleasant I get a terrible headache.

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Our new blog intern, Madisyn, was the inspiration behind this post.Read More

Graciela -Sep 18, 2014, 3:37AM
Thank you share, I love the hair style, I think I will buy the hair weft from to make the these hair style
Gemy Vinson -Aug 22, 2014, 11:04AM
Love it! So many that want short hair for the convenience then feel like they are stuck in a rut and cannot make their look different! This proves that theory wrong!

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