Category: Life in General

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Is It Time to Toss Your Cosmetics and Medicines?

If you’re like most women I know, you’ve probably amassed quite a collection of cosmetics and medicines. Various tubes of lipstick, half-used eye-shadow packs still with their original tiny brushes, foundation in different shades depending on the season, tiny sample bottles of body lotion from hotels. Not to mention, that unfinished bottle of antibiotics, the… Read more »

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Spring Trends for 2017

Spring has officially arrived and with it comes all the trends that help us leave winter’s dreariness behind for the new season’s light and warmth. Truthfully, most seasonal trends aren’t usually interesting enough to make me even consider abandoning my tried-and-true routine, but this year’s spring offerings seem to be right up my alley. Not… Read more »

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International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness for the need to create real change.  The movement is aiming high: challenging conscious and unconscious bias, valuing women’s contributions equally with men’s and committing to helping girls… Read more »

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Chocolate – The Answer We’re Looking For?

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the stores are quickly filling up with chocolates of every shape and form. Although the health benefits of chocolate may have been overstated in the past, there’s no reason not to indulge once in a while. I’m certainly no stranger to this treat in moderation, needing no more motivation… Read more »

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8 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

With the start of the new year, you may have been tempted to make New Year’s resolutions.   But, let’s face it, we’re halfway through January and most of us have dropped the ball already.  Instead of setting ourselves up for failure, choose simple, practical behavior modification resolutions that you might actually keep. It’s not only… Read more »

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Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List

It’s the season for giving and we’ve got a selection of products sure to make everyone happy. Whether it’s your child’s favorite teacher, a good neighbor, a dear friend, or someone special you know, here are ideas that will show them you care. Be warned, you may be tempted to purchase some of these for… Read more »

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Things to be Thankful for in 2016

2016 has seen its share of turmoil and tragedy, close to home and far away, and so it is with a sigh of relief that we look forward to Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season. Instead of focusing on the negative, we’ve made a conscious decision to look at the sunny side and… Read more »

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Structure of the Skin

As we age, our skin goes through many changes (most of them unwelcome!) so it’s important to try and keep it as healthy as possible. Knowing a little about the skin’s structure can help us understand how the body’s largest organ functions and how our product and lifestyle choices can affect how we look and… Read more »