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How to Prep for Feminine Hygiene Needs

Everyone is going to struggle in a SHTF scenario but women, like in most cases, are going to have a tougher time for many reasons.

Everyone is going to struggle in a SHTF scenario but women, like in most cases, are going to have a tougher time for many reasons. Don’t forget about things like rape and the protections of society will expire. When these …

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How To Make Lye Soap From Fat and Wood Ashes: Low-Cost Survival Hygiene

How To Make Lye Soap From Fat and Wood Ashes

Making soap is really easy to do and really cheap! If SHTF there is no excuse to go dirty. Remember hygiene is really important in an emergency situation. Disclaimer and Important Safety Info. I put disclaimers on most of my posts, …

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5 Healing Homemade Soap Recipes

The ability to make healing homemade soap will get you one step closer to the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency and promote healing for a number of ailments

The ability to make healing homemade soap recipes will get you one step closer to the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency. Even better, you will never have to buy soap again if you learn to make them yourself. Additionally, they can …

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How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin — Do your heels look like the hide of an alligator? Is your skin chapped from the cold and the wind? Are your legs so dry that little flakes come off with your pants?

Whether you are a homemaker and the destruction of your skin is happening because of cleaning or if you are an operator that has killed your feet in boots, moisturizers can help. When you talk about survival and prepping you …

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Invest in These 5 Unique Areas of Preparedness to Dominate Disaster

Invest in These 5 Unique Areas of Preparedness to Dominate Disaster - Some of these “investments” will cost actual money and others will be reviews and decisions based on your current process or lack of process.

Image Credit: instructables.com Prepping could see one of the most explosive quarters in its brief history.  As 2017 comes to a close the terror of massive hurricanes, ravaging earthquakes and America’s deadliest mass shooting will be fresh in most of …

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Why Handmade Soaps Can Be Toxic!

Why Handmade Soaps Can Be Toxic! - If you are a homemade soap lover, like myself, enjoy this article. Take its main focus into consideration and just be prepared to buy and make soaps the right way. Your health is number one.

Listen. There has been a lot of bad news in the year 2020. The idea that our homemade soaps could be toxic is even more! Lets talk about how this could happen. Who doesn’t love a hot shower with a …

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Hepatitis in Survival Settings

Hepatitis in Survival Settings - Infection is certainly to be expected in a survival series. Its an issue that we really look past in return for preps that are more noticeable and violent.

Image Credit: nextdoorlab.com Infection is certainly to be expected in a survival series. Its an issue that we really look past in return for preps that are more noticeable and violent. Thankfully we have articles like these that look at …

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How To Make A Toothbrush In The Field

How To Make A Toothbrush In The Field - To make a twig toothbrush, simply cut a green twig about the diameter of a pencil and just as long. Pound the end of the twig with a clean, smooth rock. Then chew this end for a minute to moisten and soften the bristles; and finally, brush away.

The correlation between good oral health and overall health has been established by science. That means we need to consider a means of sustaining oral health long after the collapse.  Many of you might already know that a very simple …

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Build your Own Urban EDC Pack

There has been an explosion in urban readiness thanks to the concept of the EDC.

There has been an explosion in urban readiness thanks to the concept of the EDC. It has basically become fashionable if nothing else. For the longest time men were keys and wallet to the end of time. Now there are …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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