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Science Saturday: Gluconic Acid!

Earlier this week, we dove into the awesomeness of honey, which contains gluconic acid!

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WTF is… Neem?!

Sometimes the best things stink. No, literally. Neem oil reeks. It's aroma is a diabolical trifecta of raw sewage, fresh garlic and espresso. But it's also a really amazing oil for skin!

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WTF is… Green Tea?!

Green Tea is pretty much universally loved and hailed as the best thing since sliced bread. It's even older than the concept of sliced bread, making it a serious contender in the global commodities market. Considering that entire countries have waged wars all over the world to get this simple herb, we thought we'd take a second to steep in what makes Green Tea such a hot topic.

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The Kitchen Sink Spa Files: A Turmeric Chai + DIY Turmeric Chair Cleanser

One of my favorite drinks is a big soup-sized mug of turmeric chai, but I don't often have an excuse to binge on it. As far as chai's go, it's warm, it's invigorating, and it doesn't came loaded with caffeine like traditional chai made with black tea, so I can drink it before bed without worrying that I'll be wide awake for a few extra hours. Big bonus. Plus, the strained spice blend makes a nice face wash for my seriously sad looking skin.