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Looking for the Best Mineral Sunblock? It’s Zinc Time

If you plan on going out in the sun you want to be careful. And not just of getting too much sun, but also of what sunscreen you choose. It turns out that sunscreens are filled with chemicals that are probably not that heathy for us. They are likely not as bad as the huge amount of sun exposure you’d get from having no sun tan lotion, but the point is that there is an alternative to a chemical sunblock: a mineral one.

And now, in 2018, not all mineral sun blocks are awful! Advances have been made in ingredients and formulas so that some mineral (aka physical) sunblocks are quite pleasant to use.

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Need a Stainless Steel Baking Sheet? Here’s Our Pick

Need new cookie or baking sheets? That’s easy, there are tons of options! Oh, but you want to avoid aluminum and non-stick… sorry now there are very few options. In fact your local big box retails (Bed Bath and Beyond, etc.) might have nothing for you. Time to find a high quality stainless steel baking sheet.

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Best Steel Lunch Box: Lunchbots Bento Trio Lunchbox Review

If you are trying to be healthy and attempting to be eco-friendly then there is a good chance that you’ve considered bring your lunch to work. This is an excellent way to save money and make sure you know exactly what you and your family is eating. But what’s the best lunchbox for you? We wanted to avoid plastic as well as heavy, fragile glass containers. Ultimately our favorite lunch boxes came from a company called LunchBots.

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How to Change a Pur Advanced 3-Stage Faucet-Mounted Water Filter

The Pur Advanced 3-Stage faucet-mounted water filter is a great option for most homes. More than that, it’s excellent for apartments, rentals, and offices, where a custom installation process might not be a possibility. The downside of the filter is that its small RF-9999 filter insert is only rated for 2-3 months of use and 100 gallons of water, which means you’ll be changing the filter fairly regularly.

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Best Non-Aluminum, Non-Plastic Ice Cube Tray: Onyx Stainless Steel Ice Cube Tray

If you are looking to avoid another cheap plastic or aluminum part in your kitchen, then a stainless steel ice cub tray is a great place to start. They aren’t the cheapest option, but if you want something that lasts and something that’s safe, it’s a great way to go.

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Best Air Purifier for Homes: Coway AP-1512HH Mighty Review

If you are looking for a high quality air purifier for your home then you are going to want to check out the Coway AP-1512HH Mighty. It’s nearly universally recommended, sells for a reasonable price, is a good size, and it’s pretty good looking as well. It’s a no-brainer pickup for most home and apartment buyers.

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