Category: Health

face

Are You Slowing Down the Signs of Aging — or Speeding them Up?

There’s a lot of hype about “anti-aging” products, and the debate rages on about the truth regarding some of these claims. However, you don’t need a counter full of anti-aging products to combat wrinkles, fine lines, and the other effects of aging. The speed your skin ages can be a combination of both genetics and lifestyle...

coffee

Are Caffeine and Sugar Contributing to Your Depression?

It’s kind of like the chicken or the egg question: which came first, depression and coping by using caffeine and sugar or, caffeine and sugar usage and then depression? We see television commercials, read magazine ads, and hear radio announcements all telling us about the latest and greatest drug for dealing with depression, but rarely does anyone look...

lips nails

Are Artificial Nails Bad for You?

As a former chronic nail biter, I would do everything I could to make my nails look as good as possible given the circumstances. Oftentimes, this included heading to the salon and getting a full set of artificial nails put on. Even though they were fake, I loved the way my french tips looked because I...

sweet foods

Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?

Many people prefer artificial sweeteners because they add sweetness to foods and contain a lot less calories than regular sugar. However, the safety of artificial sweeteners (e.g., NutraSweet, Sweet’N Low, etc.) can also be a cause of concern to consumers who aren’t sure how safe these products are to consume. Artificial Sweeteners and their Uses According...

chocolate

Another Reason to Indulge: Health Benefits of Chocolate

Just in case you needed an excuse, a new study gives us more reason to indulge in chocolate. Previous studies have revealed health benefits associated with eating dark chocolate. The latest study shows that cocoa can reduce the inflammation associated with migraine headaches. At the International Headache Congress meeting in Philadelphia, researchers claimed that cocoa powder...

slim and tone your legs

A Guide to At-home Waxing

If you’ve never waxed before but don’t want to shell out money for a professional salon treatment, there are many at-home waxing kits you could try. However, before you even think about waxing at home, you should know a few things before you take the plunge. Keep reading to discover a few tips and tricks to...

face

A Flawless Face Can Be Yours!

My skin began to defy me back in junior high, when pimples appeared in my life, and did not leave until my junior year of high school. Since I never wore sunscreen and subjected my skin to hours under the menacing sun, my skin has brown spots that reveal my dirty little secret. My skin is...

Mint Face Pack for Freshness and Glow

7 Natural Beauty Treatments You Can Make at Home

Natural beauty products are increasingly popular, but women don’t have to spend tons of money on store-bought creams, lotions or anything else. Continue reading for 7 natural beauty treatments you can make in the comfort of your own home, with ingredients you may already have around the house. 1. Hot Oil Treatment 1/2 cup olive oil...