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
I ate nettles for the first time in my life, today. Every since joining SparkPeople and readjusting my psychic ear to listening to my inner voice, I've had no choice but to eat healthfully.I don't want, BH, junk. I crave seasonal food and more often,... Read more
I started drinking NHIs a last spring. "An infusion is a large amount of herb brewed for a long time. Typically, one ounce by weight (about a cup by volume) of dried herb is placed in a quart jar which is then filled to the top with boiling water, ti... Read more
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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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