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With today being Earth Day this is a great time to take steps toward a healthier (and greener) lifestyle. It is estimated that women use over 500 chemicals every day during their beauty regime. YIKES! But there's something you can do to lower your exposure to these harsh and potentially hazardous lotions and potions.

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1. Nix the antiperspirants. Studies have shown that traditional under arm antiperspirants block glands, prevent your body from eliminating toxins properly and those chemicals and heavy metals, like aluminum, wind up in breast tissue and have been linked to breast cancer.

Traditional antiperspirants and many deodorants also use synthetic fragrances, parabens, and artificial dyes all of which are also linked to cancer. I switched to using all-natural, powerful baking soda (works like a charm) but for those looking for a prepared deodorant, try one of the deodorants from Kiss My Face. You'll be odor free, feel fresh and free of harmful substances like aluminum artificial fragrances and colors. My favorite is the Cucumber Green Tea Kiss my Face Active Life Stick.

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What are some of your favorite green beauty products?

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