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2 DIY beauty recipes and I'm a Hudson Valley Parent Asma Kader

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Me Time: DIY toothpaste on the cheap
Blogger and nutritionist Winnie Abramson suggests blending three simple ingredients for the best toothpaste or powder

I am a  Hudson Valley Parent Asma Kader
What a creative women is doing in the face of the pandemic. 

Me Time: Say goodbye to tired, dry skin
Another recipe to revitalize your daily skincare routine with this easy, make-at-home chamomile facial toner. From the lead team at the Mohonk Mountain House. How can we go wrong? 



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