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Meal Planning Tips for Plenty of Fruits And Veggies

The reality is that so many of us try to fit 25 hours’ worth of tasks into a 24-hour day. Of course, we’re not suggesting that there’s anything wrong with maximizing your productivity and achieving what you set out to do. The point that we are trying to make, however, is that is when we try to fit everything into such a small period of time, it’s typical for certain…

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Lifestyle

What’s Lurking In Your Shower Puff

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If you’re like most women out there, you hop in the shower once a day to suds up and rinse off for a fresh and clean feel. Those of you who enjoy a luxurious lather are most likely using a shower puff, or loofah, to get your body wash to the perfect consistency before scrubbing. It’s the job of the shower puff to get you clean, but when’s the last…

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Lifestyle

Soak Your Stress Away

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With the many stressors that we women face throughout the day, it is now more important than ever before to make yourself a priority. Part of making yourself a priority means putting your wants, needs, cravings, and desires ahead of the typical mundane tasks of your daily grind. Perhaps you’ve been longing for a hot bath lately (and if you haven’t, let this be your sign that you, too, should…

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Skin Care

Ingredients That Irritate Sensitive Skin

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One of the most common questions that skincare experts are faced with is how to properly care for sensitive skin. Those with sensitive skin will surely tell you that taking proper care can be quite the struggle; new products are always triggering flare-ups, and you may even begin to mistrust the products that are labeled for sensitive skin. By this point, you probably feel like a scientist of sorts while you…

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Lifestyle

Why You Need More Collagen in Your Diet

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Unlike other nutrients, it’s rare to come across information about the importance of mindfully including collagen in your diet. Perhaps this is because we typically don’t notice a need for more collagen until we’re about 35 years old. Without going any further, let’s backtrack for a moment… Just below the outer layer of skin (i.e., the dermis) is the substance we refer to as “collagen.” Collagen is naturally produced by…

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Skin Care

The Role of Vitamins in Your Skin Care

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Taking care of your skin—just like all the other organs in your body—should be an absolute priority. After all, your skin is the largest organ of the body. Hopefully, you’re already in the habit of consuming a multivitamin before you leave the house each day. This is an important step to your overall health and self-care routine simply because the average American doesn’t consume the proper amount of micronutrients through…

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Lifestyle

Makeup, Anxiety and Depression

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With so many movements encouraging the discussion of mental illness, we thought it was time to shed some light on the relationship between mental illnesses (such as anxiety and depression) and makeup. While there are some individuals who are against makeup and its transformative ability, it’s important to understand just how powerful a tool makeup is when it concerns a person’s insecurities. Almost any girl will admit that the first…

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Lifestyle

Look Great When You Work Out

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As the new year takes off many adults will sign up for gym memberships and group fitness classes with the goal to change their lifestyle for the better. While it can be difficult to muster up the motivation to work out, many would argue that it’s harder to feel good about the way one’s self looks while working out. It may seem silly at first, but if a person is…

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Makeup

Makeup Looks For Spring 2017

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Makeup application is truly a work of art; with a clean face, beauty lovers around the world prep themselves for the day by drawing corresponding lines and brushing on pigments of various colors using the most precise placement as they transform the bare canvas into a work of beauty. Just like fine art trends have changed over time, makeup trends alter – if even the slightest bit – with each…

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Beauty

Adding Sparkle To Your Eyes

Sure, we’ve all heard the age old saying that “the eyes are the window to the soul,” but believe it or not, a person’s eyes are a window into their health, too. Think about it… have you ever looked into someone’s eyes and noticed how clear and sparkling they were, perhaps you may have chalked this all up to the person having pretty eyes. Although, chances are you’ve considered this…

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