Natural Beauty Options

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*Enjoy another great post from Katie of Wellness Mama!!

Beauty products and toiletries are a major source of chemical exposure for a lot of people. From parabens in make-up and shampoo to sulfates/sulfites in everything from lotion to toothpaste, chemicals can be hard to escape!

Fortunately, there are some easy and natural options for most beauty products, and many can be found in your kitchen!

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Easy Remineralizing Toothpaste Recipe

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paleo toothpaste

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Making your own toothpaste is an easy step you can take to improve your oral health.

What’s In A Toothpaste?

Typical toothpastes contain questionable ingredients like fluoride, glycerin (which can “starve” teeth of minerals), sodium lauryl sulphate (a harsh surfactant) and various artificial sweeteners. These chemicals can be easily absorbed through the delicate skin in the mouth and can build up in the body.

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First Guest Post by Katie the Wellness Mama!

*Note from Sarah: I am SO excited to introduce Katie the Wellness Mama who will now be a regular contributor for Everyday Paleo!  You can find Katie at her own amazing blog here and learn more about Katie, what she does, and what her roll will be with Everyday Paleo here.  Now please read and enjoy Katie’s first article for Everyday Paleo!

Natural Options for Personal Care Products

 

One of the many great things about a Paleo diet is the focus on more natural whole food options and more natural movements when working out.

For those of us who have embraced this way of living and eating, it starts to seem counterintuitive to slather our bodies with chemical cocktails every day. Unfortunately, most conventional deodorants, shampoos, lotions, and other personal care products are filled with chemicals and artificial ingredients that can negatively affect our skin and our health. (Check out the health rating of your favorite products at the Cosmetics Database)

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