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3 Pure Essential Oil Brands That You Can Trust

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  (This post contains affiliate links. Meaning if you click one of my links and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission, at no cost to you. Thanks for supporting The Melanated Maven!)   In my Essential Oils post from a while back, I gave you everything you needed to know about essential oils. From how to choose the…

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A Self-Care Planner & Journal to Kick-Start Self-Care September

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Happy Self-Care September!   As we transition into fall and colder weather, I figured it was a good time to kick my self-care into high gear. Sweater-weather is quick to get us spending less time outside and more time under the covers. And sometimes that means we become even more lax with other priorities in […]

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7 Inspiring Self-Care TED Talks Every Black Woman Should Watch

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      TED Talks (Technology. Entertainment. Design) are always a staple on my playlist, especially when I stumble on inspiring TED Talks for black women. But I have a few favorites that keep me on a steady mindset of positive motivation and conquering fear. And it’s always a plus when and most importantly unapologetic self-care and self-love. Check out…

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How The Japanese Double Cleansing Method Cured My Oily Skin

  For far too long, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with my oily skin. I’ve tried absolutely everything, from primers, powders, chafing gel (remember that 2-second trend?) to even avoiding moisturizer all together. But depriving my skin of more moisture and leaving it exposed to UV rays wasn’t doing my skin any favors! Because taking care of yourself physically isn’t…

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Lemon Wedge Pesticides Made Me Sick

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  Adding lemon to my water has been a staple in my morning routine for years. But did you know that the lemon wedge pesticides can make you sick?     The antioxidants in lemon juice are powerful because they aid in digestion, hydration and the much needed energy boost when I’m up up early. But recently out of sheer laziness,…

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