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20 Benefits of Vitamin C

We started Waxhead to find a better way to protect the skin in the sun. In designing our Antioxidant Bites, Vitamin C quickly became a must-have ingredient, simply because of the amazing things it ...
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Is Waxhead Sunscreen broad spectrum?

Yes, absolutely. And unlike many other brands, our products protect against both UVA and UVB rays equally well, because zinc oxide, our sole active ingredient, covers all parts of the UV spectrum e...
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What helps sunburn?

Ok, so you didn’t use Waxhead Sunscreen, you stayed out way too long, or you forgot to use sunscreen at all. You got red and now you’re wondering what helps sunburn? Skin cells exposed to UV light ...
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Naturally Repair Sun Damaged Skin

Have you always loved the outdoors but didn’t always use sunscreen? Yeah, me too. We’ve all spent too much time at the pool or beach hoping to get a tan. We slathered 4 SPF sunscreen on (if we used...
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Easy Camping Food Ideas

I love the outdoors, especially when I’m with my family, but I don’t take naturally to sleeping outside, and while I appreciate a good campfire, I’m not big fan of actually smelling smoke for 3 day...
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What is CoQ10?

What is CoQ10? CoQ10, also known as CoEnzyme Q10 or Ubiquinone, is officially recognized as Ubidecarenone by the US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). CoQ10 is a compound that provides energy to ...
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Rosehip Oil Skin Benefits

What is Rosehip Oil? Used by ancient Mayans, rosehip seed oil (aka rosehip oil) is made by press-extracting oil from the seeds of the wild rose bush (Rosa moschata or Rosa rubiginosa) in the southe...
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Zinc Oxide vs Titanium Dioxide

Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are the only mineral compounds approved by the FDA for use as active sunscreen ingredients. How do they differ? Which is better? Read on.   Cut to the chase. Which i...
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