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
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
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
Darn, it happened again! You’ve just tried a new facial cleanser, but instead of the healthy glow you had hoped for, your skin became red, itchy and irritated. With a sigh, you throw the cleanser into the drawer filled with all of your other be... Read more
Here at SparkPeople, we're committed to helping everyone embrace healthy, active lifestyles, regardless of fitness level, capability or gender. That said, there are times when certain groups of people face unique challenges. In that spirit, we... Read more
Has anyone done the wig thing? I've been bleaching my hair platinum blonde for 6 months now and it's done a number of my hair. It wasn't til my last bleaching that I started losing gobs of hair. Been doing protein and conditioning, but... Read more
Help! My hair is falling out! I have noticed a definite thinning out of my hair in recent weeks. I've lost 30 lbs. since May 26 of this year and I am positive the hair loss is related. Anyone else experiencing this?... Read more
Chamomile Tea has a fruity flavor. Chamomile tea helps to calm and soothe down feelings of anxiety, nervousness and depression since it has mild sedatives. Chamomile tea is often used to treat problems like bloating, nausea, gas, irritable bowel synd... Read more
This Is Why You Have Gray HairOne you reach the age of 30, you have a 10 percent to 20 percent chance of graying hair with each passing decade.1 It's a fact of life that, eventually, virtually everyone will go gray.Your hair color comes from pigment... Read more
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No biting, name-calling or hair-pulling, please. Disagreement is encouraged, but bad behavior is not!... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
If you're a post-menopausal woman, you might have noticed that your forehead has grown higher all of a sudden. Or maybe the part in your hair has gotten wider, and you can see your scalp when the light hits it just right. But don't worry; you... Read more
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