• Consumer Reports Reveals the Best Natural Sunscreens

    By Michelle Lee on May 24, 2016
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    The sunny season is upon us and Consumer Reports is shedding some new light on natural sunscreens. The research center found that only 26% of the natural sunscreens on the market that they tested lived up to their promised SPF value. Only a handful in the natural category received...

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    4 Healthy Brown-Bag Lunch Recipes

    By Michelle Lee on May 24, 2016
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    May 25 is National Brown-Bag-It Day! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some delicious, nutritious lunch ideas that kids and adults will love! Veggie Nori Rolls    High Maintenance Egg Salad Sandwich   Open-Faced Heirloom Tomato Sandwiches   Monster Vegan Burger      

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    How Do a Baby’s Cries Affect a Parent’s Brain?

    By Michelle Lee on May 23, 2016
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    If you’ve ever tried multitasking while your baby is around, you should read this new study. New research out the University of Toronto looked at the effect that an infant’s vocalizations (laughing or crying) had on adults’ ability to complete a cognitive task. The findings? A baby’s cries reduced...

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    Are You Applying Sunscreen the Right Way?

    By Michelle Lee on May 18, 2016
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    By now, we all know about the importance of sunscreen, especially during these warm, sun-drenched months. Studies show that users only get about a third of the protection offered by sunscreens because they’re not applying enough! So, yes, while you’re more than halfway there by applying sunscreen in the…

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    People May Be Breathing in Plastic Microbeads

    By Michelle Lee on May 16, 2016
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    In recent years, microbeads became popular in many skin care products like cleansers as well as toothpastes…until they were found to have devastating effects on the environment and particularly on marine creatures who mistook the little particles of plastic for food. But now, it seems there could be a new...

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    Ingredients 101: What Is Colloidal Oatmeal?

    By Michelle Lee on May 16, 2016
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    Colloidal oatmeal is finely crushed oatmeal used in skin-care products. Most colloidal oatmeal is processed on lines that also handle wheat or barley containing gluten. Colloidal oatmeal is an FDA-approved treatment for eczema that we use in our California Baby eczema products. Regular colloidal oatmeal isn’t good enough for...

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