If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price... Read more
Looking your best can be frustrating. Just when you get a beauty routine down pat, the seasons change and suddenly you have to start all over again. Keeping your hair and skin in top condition all year round means working with the weather, not agains... Read more
Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
It never fails. Just when you want to look your best, you wake up with a huge pimple that seems to scream, “Look at me!” Not exactly the impression you want to make on the world. Fortunately, taking care of your skin isn’t complicat... Read more
I've done homemade trail mix: raw almonds, walnuts, cashews, etc mixed with some dried fruit and some dark chocolate M&Ms (for a little indulgence). I also like apples because they don't bruise or get squished easily (+ a bag for cores).... Read more
What do you think about using truffle oil in recipes? Is the expense really worth it in recipes. I found a recipe on Epicurus that had a pizza with this in. Some people said the truffle oil made the recipe and one said he could take it or leave it.... Read more
I had a haircut recently but today I wish I had left my hair alone! Today, it seems too short! I really miss the missing length and being able to bun it up! I can't do a thing to it now! It's way too short! Well,this time, I am letting it grow out an... Read more
My Nanny used to Oil my hair using either Coconut/Almond/sesame/Mustard Oil in rotation during my childhood every Sunday morning.She'd then soak a thick Towel in very hot Water,wring it out and tie it around my Hair to steam it.This opens the pores o... Read more
My niece, a master stylist just cut my hair. Love the look, I told her my hair is thinning & I use stuff that regrows hair. She told me to throw it out & just massage my head 15 mins a night w/almond oil to stimulate the follicles & hair will grow ba... Read more
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No biting, name-calling or hair-pulling, please. Disagreement is encouraged, but bad behavior is not!... Read more
Straightening your hair can be less of a hassle with these expert product picks.Top Hair Tools to Achieve the Maximum Blowout John Frieda Salon Shine Dryer, $40Use a lightweight ionic dryer with at least 1,800 watts for a sleek style. This one f... Read more
With the massive peanut butter recall going on, we thought it would be a great time to explore some of the alternatives out there. I've seen other food bloggers rave about Barney Butter, so we requested some to try. Barney Butter is an almond butter... Read more
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