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‘I Manage a Vintage Furniture Store, and This Is How I Deal With Dust and Dirt’
Feather dusters are key. Whenever I look at a photo of myself from 10 or 15 years ago, the first thing I say is, “Damn, how I miss that collagen!” It sounds like I’m joking, but I’m not; our bodies naturally produce less collagen over time as we age, which can affect our skin, causing wrinkles, fine […]
This Curaçao Resort Has an Off-Site Restaurant Program That Features RD-Approved and Gut-Friendly Ingredients
Gut health and travel do mix well! As a foodie at heart, I’m willing to travel anywhere for a good meal. True story: I traveled to Paris just to get the TikTok-viral Carette hot chocolate and whipped cream (it was so worth it). As much as I love traveling for a bite as the next […]
There’s a Good Chance You’re Friendlier on Vacation—Here’s How To Bring That Energy Into Your Regular Life
No traveling required. Thanks to a recent surge in sensitive-skin friendly skin-care products, finding gentler alternatives to traditionally harsh products like retinols and chemical peels is easier than ever. But finding hypoallergenic makeup that doesn’t cause a flare up? That’s a different story. Even though they offer fabulous results, many popular products on the market […]
This One Mistake In Your Beauty Routine Can Cause a Major Rosacea Flare
We have three options to keep this from happening. When you have rosacea, you have to watch out for certain triggers. Spending too much time in the sun, applying harsh skin-care ingredients, and even eating certain foods can cause flare ups. And according to Shirley Chi, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in Southern California, you also […]
You’re Not Wrong—Brussels Sprouts Taste Way Better Now Than They Did When We Were Kids, and It’s Because of Science
Although we’d like to think it’s because our palates have matured, it’s not the reason why. POV: You’re eight years old, and your parents are giving you the side eye as you push the last bits of roasted Brussels sprouts around your plate with a fork. After delaying the inevitable for far too long, you […]
I Skipped My Routine Botox and Chemical Peel Thanks to This Ultra-Hydrating Serum
It’s *that* good. It’s hard to pick a favorite beauty product—we all have our tried and true. What’s easier is picking a favorite type of product. For me, an ultra-hydrating serum that has the ability to renew skin to a baby-like bouncy texture is the best type of beauty find. You may have heard about […]
Use This Sleep Cycle Calculator To Figure Out the Optimal Time for You To Go to Bed and Wake Up
It’s what dreams are made of. Here’s a fact you’re probably all-too-familiar with: Diet culture loves to tell us to prioritize foods that are lowest in carbs, calories, fat, sugar, and other demonized ingredients. Grocery stores are filled with these options, too, from reduced-fat peanut butter to low-carb frozen meals. Advertisements and magazines tell us […]
The 2 Most Common Distinctions Between a Rough Patch and a Reason To Break Up For Real
Two key things can help you decide whether to mend it or end it. There’s no way around it—sun exposure makes hyperpigmentation worse. So protecting your skin with a solid sunscreen is key if you’re prone to dark spots, melasma (a skin condition that causes patches of brown or gray discoloration on the face), and […]
This New and Improved ‘Beautypedia’ Gives You the Power To Suss Out Irritating Ingredients in *Any* Skin-Care Product
Think of it as a robust ingredient search engine.
3 Ways a Holistic Wellness Expert Uses Her Beauty Routine To Target Her ‘Inner Glow’
Beauty is about so much more than aesthetics.
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