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Things that are wrong with your deodorant!

A part of our everyday grooming schedule includes a spray of deodorant without much of an afterthought. But wait, did you know that some of the ingredients that go into your favorite brand of deodorant can actually be harmful? Most of us wouldn’t want to swallow toxic chemicals, but in reality, exposing your delicate skin to them can be more harmful in some ways than you imagined. At least when you eat something it goes through the process of breaking down through your liver and digestive system. But that’s not the case when you put something on your skin. There are chances that it can enter your bloodstream without any filters. All of us want to smell good, but are...

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The Damaging Truths of Deforestation and How You Can Help

Deforestation is the uprooting or destruction of massive portions of forests. Various reasons such as logging, agriculture, mining, natural disasters, and urbanization may lead to deforestation. These forests could be wiped out by either burning or clear-cutting the land. The aftermath of deforestation is of long-term damage.  A whole lot of insect and animal species disappear after they lose their habitat. Flooding is another catastrophic disaster that happens as a result of deforestation. Climate change and global warming are the significant hazards that come with the loss of precious forests. Reduced biodiversity is another deforestation concern.  The biggest victims of deforestation are the rainforests which cover only about 7 percent of the world’s surface. But this 7 percent houses almost...

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Plastic Wrap Saves Your Lunch But Destroys The Environment

Many times, we pride ourselves on a new innovation to make our lives easier, but soon after we discover that it caused more harm than good for the environment. For instance, something as indispensable as a plastic wrap. Be it keeping your veggies crisp or your lunch fresh, this little roll of plastic simple seems to make every kitchen’s life easier. Our mothers breathed a sigh of relief when they discovered that they could do away with half the cloth wraps in their kitchen that required washing and bleaching. Suddenly they discovered an easy substitute to wrap your sandwich with, to roll their herbs in and or simply use it to cover their dishes instead of a lid. Little did...

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A Step By Step Guide To Go Plastic-Free

So, you’ve finally made small changes to go plastic-free. Saying no to plastic bags and disposable cutlery seems logical to begin with. But how do you actually transform an entire lifestyle that goes plastic-free? Especially when we’re living in a plastic-dependent world. Agreed that a plastic-free lifestyle is not the most convenient of choices. But with time and a little practice, these thoughtful choices become a habit. You learn to plan ahead and also end up saving some money. Here are a few steps to help you navigate your way into a plastic-free life: 1. Use a reusable cup and bottle. Instead of buying bottled water, carry a reusable bottle filled with clean water from home. A reusable cup comes...

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Go Green With Your Dental Routine

With increased awareness of mindful eco-friendly practices, we need to focus on the tiny details of our daily routine that affect our environment. For instance, our dental routine. Who would have imagined that a small act of brushing your teeth could actually have significant repercussions on our ecology if not done without applying some thought to it? It does not require too much effort to Go Green with your dental routine, except for making a few conscious lifestyle changes. Here are some ways by which you can a green dental routine. Save water—Turn the tap off while brushing your teeth. The only time you should turn it on is when you rinse. Gallons of water are wasted across the world...

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