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
Sometimes, it’s all you can do to squeeze a workout during your lunch hour or before the evening PTA meeting. In an ideal world, you’d also have time to shower, fix your hair, and dress to impress. But in the real world, you don't alw... Read more
I had a trim a few months ago, and my hair doesn't seem to have grown at all! It still seems to be the same length and not any longer!
On the bright side, I can save money on haircuts! But it's such a pain when you're trying to grow your hair!... Read more
It started shortly after I had my third child almost 2 years ago. I figured it would have stopped by now but it hasn't. I think it's getting worse. My hair used to be super thick and have loads of natural curl, now its thin and straight unless I l... Read more
Last September (2013) I reached my 75 lb weight loss goal. Throughout last Summer I noticed I was losing a LOT more hair than normal. My hair had thinned down so much. But I had never expected to see what I found last week. I actually have a bald spo... Read more
I have naturally straight hair. But I love beachy waves. I think ppl with natural curls or waves are so lucky! They don't need perms to give them waves! But some ppl with lovely curls actually spend money to straighten their hair! I guess we always w... Read more
Hello fellow Sparkers. I have an issue that has really been hard to deal with. My hair started shedding really badly last Sept after losing 45 lbs in about 4-5 months. It breaks off and it is so dry and brittle. It's like straw.It seems like there is... Read more
Contact Lens Case as Pill Storage - Easily transport non-prescription pills without all the bottles. Pop it into your handbag & you'll have a headache remedy handy. Plus you'll keep pills out of contact with everything else in your purse.Eyeglasses C... 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
Respectful debate and lively discussion – esp. for topics that’re too hot for the main forums!
No biting, name-calling or hair-pulling, please. Disagreement is encouraged, but bad behavior is not!... 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
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
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