Category Archives: Health & Beauty

Need A Good Excuse To Chill? August 15 Is National Relaxation Day

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While you should never feel guilty about taking time for self-care (it’s crucial for both physical and mental health, after all), why not indulge yourself on August 15th - National Relaxation Day. There’s never been a better excuse to take time off from the daily grind and find a moment … Read More

4 DIY Beauty Treatments to Combat the Effects of Summer

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The not-so-endless days of summer may feel short, yet it’s a long enough time period to wreak havoc on your skin, hair, and nails. That’s due to the harsh of effects of heat, sunlight, saltwater, and/or chlorine-infused pool water. But instead of wasting your precious vacation dollars on pricy spa … Read More

Summer Food Safety 101: How To Picnic And Party

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Whether it’s a barbecue or old-fashioned picnic, summer lends itself to eating outdoors. But nothing can spoil a good moment more than food poisoning — not even mosquitos. Approximately one in six Americans become ill due to a foodborne illness each year, with summer being the most risky period. With … Read More

6 Melt-Proof Makeup Tips That Really Work

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While there’s nothing wrong with letting your skin breathe during the summer months, sometimes a gal just wants that fresh faced look — courtesy of a few makeup products — for that barbecue, wedding, or summer lovin’ date night. However, between skyrocketing humidity and sweltering temps, it’s not uncommon for Read More

How To Treat And Conceal Pesky Mosquito Bites

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Nothing spoils a picnic or evening walk like swarming mosquitoes, yet the nettlesome little buggers are a part of summer as much as ice cream. Along with being annoying, in some cases, there’s a risk of spreading infectious disease. While prevention (applying a DEET repellent, covering up when outdoors, netting, … Read More

Ouch! How To Treat A Painful Sunburn

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You know the rules about wearing sunburn, but it’s all too easy to get caught up in the pool, sightseeing, or sipping another iced tea — and before you know it, you’re as red as a summer watermelon.  In all seriousness, consider this frightening statistic: five or more sunburns when … Read More

3 Ancient Beauty Traditions You Can Do at Home

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Why was Cleopatra so beautiful? How do women around the world look 20 years younger than their actual age? Maybe they were just born that way…or maybe these women are engaging in an ancient beauty tradition that you’ve never heard of. Here are three beauty formulas that have been used … Read More

3 DIY Facial Mists To Keep You Refreshed All Summer Long

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Face mists are an easy way to soothe, calm, and hydrate skin on contact. Not to mention, there’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer’s day than a mist that’s kept in the fridge. The good news is that they’re easy to make and will cost you less than a … Read More

How To Achieve A Skin Safe Glow With Sunless Tanner

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Before heading to the beach with the goal of a bronzed bod, keep in mind that skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and approximately 91,270 new melanomas are diagnosed each year. With that in mind, consider opting for a sunless tanner instead.  You can still Read More

4 Hydrating Mocktail Recipes For Glowing Skin

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While summer and cocktails go together like a bathing suit and SPF, the truth is, the more you’re tossing them back, the more damage you’re doing to your skin. For starters, consider that alcohol is a toxin void of nutritional value. It’s also a diuretic, so it leaves your skin … Read More