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Natural Deodorants for a Sleeveless Summer

Natural Deodorants for a Sleeveless Summer

Body odor is the result of skin bacteria mixing with sweat. Most of us have been battling against this natural stank since puberty with Secret, Degree, Old Spice, or one of the like– sticking to the stick that best blocks our not-so-pleasant scents. But in the past few years, there has been a growing movement shunning antiperspirants, with claims that they can cause breast cancer, kidney issues, and more. Is fear this founded?   Let’s start with the basics. There are two major players in this arena: deodorant and antiperspirant. The difference between the two lies in their function: deodorant does exactly what its name implies– it masks the...

Why You Should be Dry Brushing

Why You Should be Dry Brushing

Every day we brush our hair and moisturize our skin; but– brushing our skin?! Dry brushing is a wellness technique hailing from Ayurvedic medicine. The process involves brushing the skin with a coarse brush in circular motions all over the body, ideally before showering. The practice has garnered newfound attention over the past several years, thanks to influential advocates such as Gweneth Paltrow, Miranda Kerr and Alicia Keys. There are several purported benefits...

The Scoop on Facial + Cosmetic Acupuncture

The Scoop on Facial + Cosmetic Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years. Ancient Chinese medicine states that the human body contains 2000+ acupuncture points connected by pathways, and these pathways create an energy flow, Qi, through the body which is responsible for overall health. The goal of acupuncture is to improve the flow of this energy throughout the body– thus improving health. The World Health Organization and the National Institute of Health recognize...

Pasta Alternatives Almost Better than the Real Thing

Pasta Alternatives Almost Better than the Real Thing

There is nothing quite as satisfying as a rich, hearty bowl of pasta. Though it’s great to indulge every so often, pasta is not the healthiest option to...

Lust-Worthy Designer Handbags for Spring

Lust-Worthy Designer Handbags for Spring

Nothing freshens up a tired wardrobe like a new bag. As we ring in the new season, many of us are craving a closet update. We want to feel of-the-moment, but a whole wardrobe overhaul is neither realistic nor necessary. A fresh feel can be achieved with some small but impactful upgrades.   Single out just a few of the season’s new trends; one of the easiest ways to update is with a bold accessory. A statement handbag has the power to elevate any look– whether it’s a new style from an iconic brand or a...

Shapewear for Every Body

Shapewear for Every Body

First thing’s first: why buy shapewear? We are slowly making progress towards an age of body positivity– so why change our shape to conform to society’s ideals? Great question. I hope we, as humans, get to a place where we are totally, completely comfortable in our own skin, loving and accepting every bulge and blemish and irregularity.   Alas, beauty standards constantly change, and...

Spring 2022’s Hottest Fashion

Spring 2022’s Hottest Fashion

It’s nearly that glorious time of year again – temps are rising, snowstorms ebbing, and finally we will break out and dust off that happy spring wardrobe. After two years (!!) of pandemic, we are all aching to break out - out of our houses, out of masks, and out of sartorial ruts. Thus, this season the overarching fashion vibe is FUN. We’re seeing bold, bright colors; anything goes patterns; and daring, flirty pieces. Skin is in! From cutout dresses to throw back 70’s flares, it feels like everything trending is infused with a dose of joy. All in all, spring fashion feels playful – so have fun. We’ve earned it! Miniskirts Miniskirts Minis are...

Top Affordable Beach Cities for a Quick Getaway

Top Affordable Beach Cities for a Quick Getaway

It’s March; arguably the most torturous month of the year. If you’re amongst those of us living with 4 seasons, we still have an entire...

Lace Frontal Vs. Lace Closure: Which To Choose?

Lace Frontal Vs. Lace Closure: Which To Choose?

Lace frontals are a hot topic in the world of extensions. Their versatility and flawlessness make them appear like hair is growing...