Ingredients, research, and shopping, oh my…

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Lately I’ve been getting more and more strict about the ingredients in my skincare products and makeup. This all started when I realized that a newly discovered favourite product of mine had a formaldehyde-releasing ingredient (glyoxal) and a controversial preservative (phenoxyethanol) that may or may not be better or worse than parabens. Sigh… What’s a beauty product lover to do? Start researching better products, of course!

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4 Surprising Things About Popcorn

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I absolutely love popcorn. While chocolate still might be my hands-down favourite treat, popcorn is a definite second and comes before chips or ice cream any day. Often, popcorn gets a bad rap for being an unhealthy movie theatre snack, but when prepared without massive amounts of salt or drenched in toxic trans fats, it’s actually more of a superfood. Here are 4 things you might not know about popcorn.

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