The 6 Best Air Purifiers For Allergies In 2022,

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mbg Senior Sustainability Editor

By Emma Loewe

mbg Senior Sustainability Editor

Emma Loewe is the Senior Sustainability Editor at mindbodygreen and the author of “Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us.”

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August 24, 2022

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This Bedtime Habit Is Messing With Your Melatonin Levels

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Taking one last look through your emails or swiping through social feeds before bed may seem innocent enough, but research is finding that it can really do a number on melatonin production.

“The bright lights [of a phone] do not let our body create the necessary melatonin to help us fall asleep,” Sudeep Singh, M.D., an internist with Apprize Medical,

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A Full Guide To Acne: Causes, Treatments & Best Products

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mbg Beauty & Wellness Editor

By Jamie Schneider

mbg Beauty & Wellness Editor

Jamie Schneider is the Beauty & Wellness Editor at mindbodygreen, covering beauty and wellness. She has a B.A. in Organizational Studies and English from the University of Michigan, and her work has appeared in Coveteur, The Chill Times, and Wyld Skincare.

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Paula’s Choice Essential Glow Moisturizer Editor Review

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First thing’s first: Essential Glow is a 100% mineral formula. It contains both zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, the only two ingredients the Environmental Working Group has deemed safe for use and effective at protecting the skin from UV damage. Zinc oxide is a particularly stellar choice for reactive skin, and because my combination skin is also prone to breakouts,

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Ingredients To Look For + Best Products

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Now, gel’s main gig is to provide hold, which is why many traditional options do include alcohols to help the formula dry down quickly—but that’s how gel earned its reputation for being stiff. “Definitely avoid [alcohols] because that’s what dries the hair,” celebrity hairstylist Camille Friend, founder of Hair Scholars, tells mbg, especially if your strands are already prone to

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Room Temperature Water Vs. Cold Water: Is One Beverage

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While room temperature water doesn’t have any scientifically noted benefits, warmer water seems to be more compelling with other cultures. “As you might guess, there is little scientific research on the benefits of drinking warm water, although it’s advocated in many cultures,” Amy Shah, M.D., a Columbia and Harvard-trained doctor and mbg Collective member previously shared with mindbodygreen. “The only

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The 10 Best Summer Herbs (And How To Use Them)

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Nothing says summer quite like an afternoon in the garden. Connecting with nature, whether it’s through touch, sight, or smell, can be a comforting and mindful activity to help heal an anxious mind.

Growing your own herbs is a simple way to add flavour to your kitchen. Rather than trek out to the grocery store, you can simply reach your

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A Top Dermatologist Explains Postbiotics & Probiotics

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Pre-, pro-, and postbiotics are all buzzy skin care ingredients of late. It’s understandable that people may get them confused. Not only do they sound similar, but they all more or less have the same intended function: help your skin barrier thrive. However, we’ve come to find out that not all classes of biotic ingredients perform at the same efficacy

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