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5 Cost-Effective Cruelty Free Cosmetic Companies

When applying everyday make-up you assume that it is safe, unaware that your tinted face cream was tested on a small, fluffy rabbit before appearing on the store shelf and then in your make-up bag. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages appropriate testing of cosmetics to ensure the safety of the products. Although animal testing […]

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5 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Options

It’s common knowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why start your day eating sugary cereal? Including protein in your breakfast will give you energy and keep you full until lunch. Plus, making your own breakfast gives you more control over how much sugar you’re eating. Keep in mind that […]

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3 Springfield, Illinois Coffee Shops You Need to Visit

A freshly brewed cup of coffee is the perfect companion when wandering around historic downtown Springfield, Illinois. Whether you are a traveler who is always on the move or you prefer to linger in one place for a while, Springfield has a coffee shop that will fit your schedule and your need for a rich, fresh brew. […]

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4 Tips for Safe and Effective Thrift Shopping

Thrift shopping is great for the environment and your wallet but there are some things you should keep in mind to protect your health. These thrift shopping tips will help you stay healthy and identify what you should and should not buy second hand. Holes are not always bad Nearly everyone has had that moment […]

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6 Best Thrift Store Bargains

Shopping can be fun and rewarding but prices quickly add up. Thankfully, thrift stores abound with inexpensive treasures that will keep you and your home stylish.  Save money and resources by looking for these 6 thrift store bargains next time you go shopping. 1. Oversize Sweaters Depending on your accessories, oversize sweaters are versatile and are […]

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The 6 Best Med Spas in the Midwest

With advances in the medical field, aesthetic medical spas are expanding around the U.S. as they become more popular. Medicals spas offer a variety of aesthetic services from vigorous treatments such as laser hair removal, Botox and chemical peels, to classic treatments such as facials, massages, pedicures and manicures. With so many different options, it […]

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