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Water Tasting Funky? Here’s How to Clean Your Reusable Water Bottle

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Water Tasting Funky? Here’s How to Clean Your Reusable Water Bottle

Reusable water bottles are a convenient and environmentally-friendly way to stay hydrated throughout the day. But the best water bottles do a lot more than just hold water. They can vacuum-insulate, include a straw or bite valve, be made of plastic, glass and even metal. The one thing they can’t do, is clean themselves. Okay, so there is one self-cleaning water bottle, but if you don’t have the LARQ Self-Cleaning Bottle, how do you keep your beloved water container of choice clean? Because all of these reusable bottles have one thing in common — they all accumulate grime. No matter...

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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat in 9 Steps

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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat in 9 Steps

Yoga has a ton of benefits. This ancient practice helps you build strength, flexibility and circulatory health; it can also relieve stress and anxiety. Best of all, to practice yoga, whether you’re at home or heading to a studio, all you really need is a yoga mat. As the most important piece of your yoga kit, keeping your yoga mat clean and odor-free should be your top priority. Unfortunately, sweat, dust and other germs can build up on the surface of your mat, causing bad smells and even spreading diseases if you’re not careful. To prevent this and to ensure...

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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat in 8 Easy Steps

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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat in 8 Easy Steps

Yoga has a ton of benefits. This ancient practice helps you build strength, flexibility and circulatory health; it can also relieve stress and anxiety. Best of all, to practice yoga, whether you’re at home or heading to a studio, all you really need is a yoga mat. As the most important piece of your yoga kit, keeping your yoga mat clean and odor-free should be your top priority. Unfortunately, sweat, dust and other germs can build up on the surface of your mat, causing bad smells and even spreading diseases if you’re not careful. To prevent this and to ensure...

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How to wash wool the right way, without shrinking your favorite sweater to doll size

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How to wash wool the right way, without shrinking your favorite sweater to doll size

When the temperature drops to hygge-optimal lows, but you’re forced to brave the cold for, you know, work and life, there’s really no better ally than a warm and cozy wool sweater. But, said sweater is almost certainly unwashable, which is an assertion I’ve made based on my personal experiences from trying, along with those of my peers. But, I recently learned two glorious tidbits about the matter while trying to learn (again) how to wash wool the right way: 1. It’s possible, and 2. It doesn’t require a trip to the dry cleaner. “Washing at home is actually better for wool...

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