Skin Care Quiz 2: Test Your Knowledge with Trivia

a group of teenagers laughingWe had so much fun with our first Test Your Knowledge with Trivia that we decided to do another one!  Try our Skin Care Quiz and discover how much you know about your largest organ, skin.

The answers are listed below but don’t peek until you’ve tried! [Read more…]

How to Have Fabulous Hair

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We see it nearly every day in the perfectly manicured tresses on television. Bounce, curls, shine, health—perfectly polished hair.  But, one look in your own mirror may get you to wondering what’s wrong with your messy mane.

Don’t fret. You’ve come to the right place to learn how to have fabulous hair.  We’ve put together tips to protect, nourish and tame your tresses. [Read more…]

Food for Thought: 5 Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

frozen heart from morgueFlowers are fantastic. Jewelry sparks a smile.  A lovingly selected card warms the heart.  But, February 14th rarely feels complete without a sweet tasty tidbit.  We’ve put together a few healthy Valentine’s Day treats so that you can share your love guilt-free! [Read more…]

Nine Benefits of Exercise for the New Year

an older couple riding on a tandem bicycleIf your New Year’s resolution is to get more exercise, you’re in good company.  Polls show that up to 65% of folks have added better fitness to their list of goals for 2016.  We all know that exercising can help us lose weight but there are a multitude of other perks as well.  Since nearly half of us give up on our goals within the first few months, we’ve made a list of surprising benefits of exercise to keep you motivated.

Exercise can help you… [Read more…]

Spa Stocking Stuffers: Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

SPA STOCKING STUFFERLooking for some simple stocking stuffer ideas?  Save a little Christmas cash and try some easy handmade gifts for the holidays.  Since everyone enjoys a little pampering, we put together a list of our favorite DIY spa themed treats.

These ideas are also perfect to make in batches so that you have extra for all the other special-someone’s in your life—teachers, co-workers, neighbors and even the mailman! [Read more…]

Indoor Exercises to Stay Fit Through Winter

yoga morgue photoBears have the fun job.  Eat as much as possible in the summer to fatten up and then find a warm cave and snooze throughout the winter.   That doesn’t end well for us humans.  If we don’t keep up the summer momentum of activity, we come out of our hibernation as big as a bear.  To help keep fit during the cold days, here are a few indoor exercises that can be done in nearly every room of your house and even your car! [Read more…]

Good Life: What are Probiotics and How Can They Help?

flowerWhat are probiotics? Dig into the word’s Greek and Latin roots, pro and bio, and ‘Good Life’ or ‘For Life’ are literally what you get.

Check out the definition in a dictionary and you will discover that probiotics are actually bacteria. Yes, BACTERIA. As much as we try to avoid it, there are actually forms that are good for you. The two most common probiotics are Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium. Don’t worry, we’re not going to break those two words down into their European roots but we will give you some tips on how to use them and where to find them! [Read more…]

Skin Care Quiz: Test Your Knowledge with Trivia

two sisters smilingNot only is it fun to boost your brain power a bit, being informed about your skin can help you live a healthier life. We decided to have a little fun this month and test your knowledge with a skin care quiz.

The answers are listed below but don’t peek until you’ve tried! [Read more…]

Look Your Best: Makeup Hacks and Tips

specialist care for your skin next to a picture of a woman smilingLooking your best can also make you feel your best. Since applying cosmetics isn’t necessarily born-with knowledge, it never hurts to have a few makeup hacks and tips to get ahead of the game a bit. We’ve done a little research and compiled a list of our favorite ideas for a picture perfect face. [Read more…]

Strengthen your Body: Four Fun Beach Exercises

Fun exercises on the beach!

Fun exercises on the beach!

We all have a tendency to eat a little more and exercise a little less on vacation.  And, that’s okay.  You’re supposed to splurge a little.  However, if you throw in a few fun beach exercises in between the resting and relaxing, you won’t completely obliterate your awesome version of a beach body.  Who knows, you may even come back a little more fit than when you left! [Read more…]

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