Nature is your skin’s best friend, and its worst enemy. We get a dose of vitamin D just by being outside, but environmental toxins, the sun’s ultra violet rays, and allergies can send your beauty regime into overdrive. Brand name beauty products can be expensive, and they don’t always do what they promise.
Just like our bodies, our skin needs regular maintenance to stay healthy. Gravity, environmental toxins and ultraviolet light cause damage, especially to our face. Even though professional facials are relaxing and effective, they can be costly.
Have you ever dipped an apple into lemon juice to prevent it from browning? That browning process is called oxidation, and the same thing happens inside our bodies. Lemons minimize the damage caused by oxygen exposure because they are a rich source of antioxidants.
Long summer days filled with sunshine and outdoor activities leave us yearning for light meals that don’t heat up the kitchen. The following salads serve four, are delicious, and provide the nutrients your body needs to recover from those sweet, summertime adventures.
Memorial Day is the official opening of swimsuit season. If thoughts of exposing your body make you want to hide in the dark, the following suggestions will steer you back into the light.