Holly W.

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About Holly W.

As a writer, I cover a broad scope of subjects and have written on a range of topics including fashion, arts, travel, and lifestyle, as well as IT and business-related themes.

Titanium Dioxide: a Toxic Metal Which Is Commonly Added to Foods and Beauty Products

By | 2017-10-16T21:14:14+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Toxic metals, such as titanium dioxide, are being added to our food and beauty products without us realizing just how dangerous they are. Many of those have been linked to cancer and brain damage, so it’s important to know the dangers and what to look for on the labels. Titanium Dioxide is produced and added to products because it adds whiteness and brightness and helps stop discoloration. This product is often found in sun cream because it reflects UV light. This product itself is considered

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You Should Be Eating Mango Skin, And Here’s Why

By | 2017-10-22T13:45:51+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Natural Health|Tags: , , |

Eating mango skin may sound like a weird option, but you will be surprised to learn about the incredible health benefits it has. There are many fruits and vegetables that we peel before we consume, often because we think the skin is bad and what’s inside is better. The peel actually often contains a lot of excellent vitamins and minerals that we could benefit from. A classic fruit we peel is the kiwi fruit, but the hairy skin is high in antioxidants and is known

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6 Natural Ingredients the Ancient Greeks Used for Skin Care

By | 2017-10-22T13:42:14+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

We have a lot to thank the ancient Greeks for, such as their governmental systems, cultural and artistic contributions, as well as their science and technology. But the ancient Greeks also used to use some amazing natural products to keep their skin looking beautiful that we still use today. 1. Herbs The ancient Greeks really loved their herbal baths because they were incredibly relaxing and helped to ease stiff muscles. Greek Athletes were also known to take herbal baths too. Today we too still herbal

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Signs of Digestive System Problems (and How to Restore Your Gut Balance)

By | 2017-09-09T21:04:45+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Between 60-80% of our immune system is located in our gut so it’s really important to know when we have digestive system problems. Gut bacteria, which we have around 100 trillion cells of, play a huge role in our general health. All of the systems within our body are connected, it’s important not to think that everything is independent of the other. For this reason, it is essential that you recognize if your digestive system is out of balance and how to get your gut

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The Eye Movement Can Reveal Whether Someone Sees You as a Friend or Something More

By | 2017-08-27T18:53:27+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life, Social life|Tags: , , |

There are many signs that indicate someone is interested in you, but your eye movement is the biggest giveaway, new study shows. They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul, and as corny as this is, it actually is true when it comes to finding a new mate according to a new study. A new study was undertaken at Wellesley College and the University of Kansas has found that our eye movement, or where we look at a person, can indicate our

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This Disturbing Fact about Baby Carrots Will Make You Want to Never Eat Them Again

By | 2017-08-22T14:25:52+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Baby carrots are aesthetically appealing, they are cute, small, a good colour and the perfect size for a snack. They have become a regular in children’s lunchboxes and for adults for a great substitute to snacking on biscuits and chocolate. There are however some rumours surrounding these cute little snacks. One being that the carrots are soaked in chlorine and the white foam you may notice around them is the chlorine coming out. So how are these baby carrots grown and what is the white

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How to Make a DIY Bug Spray That Really Works and Is 100% Natural

By | 2017-08-01T20:23:16+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

This summer, consider making a DIY bug spray as it’s a much healthier choice than the repellents which are readily available in the market. With summer upon us, unfortunately, most of us will be troubled by the dreaded bugs that accompany our coveted summer. Whilst there are plenty of bug sprays in the shops a lot of them contain harmful chemicals that are not good for us. The skin is the largest organ in the body so just think how much we must be absorbing

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5 Worst Sitting Positions for Your Health and How to Fix Them

By | 2017-07-20T18:49:43+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

In the age of the laptop, mobile phone and tablet, we are becoming a generation with bad posture. Which are the worst sitting positions for your health? We hunch over our computers, we perch on bar stools and slouch on the sofa on our phones. We are all guilty of doing it but perhaps some more than others.  Below are a few of the worst sitting positions and how we can look to correct them to improve our posture and general health. 1. The Hunch

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