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For those who experience it, hair loss is an extremely emotional condition. You may feel worried or confused, but know that you are not alone. Male-pattern hair loss is relatively common, but women’s hair loss or thinning is also more common than you may think. While there are a few reasons for hair loss or thinning, including extreme stress, pregnancy, medications and illnesses, hereditary-specific hair loss happens in over 1 out of every 4 women1. The number of women with this type of loss increases with age, but it can start as early as in their twenties.

Bonita Barth | Herbalist & Aromatherapist at The Aromatherapist
Spring is the perfect time to detox! There are so many natural and effective products that are designed for internal cleansing, and using essential oils in combination with detoxifying water treatments will help your skin to properly clear the toxins out. These quick & easy DIY recipes are designed to provide deep detoxification, shed dead skin cells, calm irritations and add rich moisture. If you followed along with last month’s post on DIY facial skin care recipes, then you’ve already started building your Raw Skin Care Pantry. Here are the ingredients you’ll need for your Raw Skin Care Detox.

Danica Trapara | Holistic Nutritionist | Nakd Health
This time of year, grocery stores and drug stores are stocked with an abundance of sweet bunny-shaped treats that are loaded with refined sugars, artificial colours and flavours, preservatives, and hard-to-pronounce ingredients. While it’s no secret that these chocolatey treats are full of sugar, sometimes it takes a quick reminder just to hammer home how much you’re consuming. A quick glance at the nutrition label of the Cadbury Creme Egg for example, shows that it contains 26 grams of sugar which is equivalent to about six teaspoons of sugar. Besides having no nutritional value, this amount of sugar will cause your blood sugar to spike then drop, leaving you sluggish and grumpy an hour or so after eating one. While I’m not an advocate of restriction, it is possible to make healthier choices by making your own sweet treats. Need ideas for where to get started? Keep reading below for my 3 favourite healthy Easter desserts. Unlike grocery store chocolates, these treats are made with nutrient dense ingredients, plus they’re easy to make and really delicious. I know you’re going to love them!

Eve Gane | Blogger | Close to Simple
Ever feel like there’s a new beauty ingredient you can’t stop seeing and hearing about? That all of the sudden it’s in every product and all over your Instagram feed? This is what our Beauty Buzzwords series is all about – to help you learn more about these mysterious ingredients and why everyone is raving about them. Next up we’re taking a closer look at Collagen, the beauty industry’s latest skin health hero.