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    How to pack for college: the minimalist version

    Moving out of home to start the first year of college can certainly be stressful on freshmen. Thinking about what to pack, and weather it’ll be enough or not, might add to this stress. The good news: You do not need a lot! Many of the Zoomers (Gen Z) are adopting the minimalist approach to living, for ethical and environmental reasons. A clutter-free dorm room will increase your focus and productivity, and help you get those high scores. So let’s break it down to a few essentials: 1) Bedding Get away with using one set of bedding (hence avoiding to dedicate storage space for an extra set) by planning your…

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    How to deodorize your home

    A lot of people look for the cosy decor and earthy tones to come home to, a haven from the outside hustle and bustle. And while cosy decor is important, nothing is more inviting than a fresh smelling home. There is something about a clean smelling home that reassures us we can relax in a healthy environment. So where do we start? Step 1: Declutter This might sound like an overwhelming and daunting task, but our advice is to consider it as a long term goal, a bit like losing weight :). You have accumulated those things (weight) over a long period of time and it is logical that it…

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    Do we need a skin care routine?

    The internet has been buzzing lately with hundreds of video of celebrities (and non celebrities) skin care routines. It can consume anywhere between 5 and 25 minutes of your time, and incurs the use of soaps, lotions, serum, exfoliants, moisturizers…etc. So you need to invest both time and money to protect your skin from aging? Is there there another way to have a fresh complexion? Eat well Maintaining a healthy looking skin comes mostly from the inside. You have to ensure the intake of daily essential nutrients to stay healthy and have a healthy skin. Vitamin A,D, E, iron, iodine, magnesium, potassium …etc. are a few of the micronutrients that…