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Post Summer Skin Rehab

Changing seasons also calls for changing skin care. Once the summer sun sets, your skin is left feeling and looking dried out. If you’re like me, you followed the rules of keeping your skin protected from harmful rays all summer, but you have also soaked up as many of those rays as possible to get that sun-kissed glow. So, by now our skin needs a little loving, but slathering on simple moisturizer won’t do. On top of keeping it hydrated you must repair the damage done. Read on for the best products for your post-summer skin care regimen! Soothe the...

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5 Great Reasons To Try Yoga

1. Yoga makes you feel good Nothing makes you feel as good as a yoga practice. Benefits such as feeling more awake, aware and connected. While it’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you have to keep up with a fitness class, it’s more important is to follow a yoga practice at your own pace and in a way that feels good to you. That inward focus will have you feeling great after class, which will make you want to return again and again. 2. Yoga keeps you balanced If, like many of us, you rush through much of your...

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Best Fall Veggies For Your Skin

Although taking care of your skin on the outside is important, you can also boost your routine by taking care of your skin from the inside since what we put into our bodies can affect our skin’s appearance. Some foods contain vitamins essential for healthy collagen levels, while others can help hydrate our skin from within. We’ve compiled a grocery list for your next trip to the farmer’s market which should help you keep that healthy glow going strong this fall. Sweet Potatoes Not a fan of those dark, puffy bags under your eyes? Well, consider turning to the trusty...

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10 Hydrating Foods For Summer

  Staying hydrated isn't just about drinking water and non-alcoholic drinks - 20% of our fluid comes from food. Discover 10 of the best to boost your intake. While foods that are overly high in protein, insoluble fibre or salt and diuretic foods like asparagus can have the opposite effect, reducing bio-available H20 in the body, these 10 water-packed wonders boost the body's hydration levels and can even help replenish lost electrolytes. 1. Watermelons Research shows that certain relatively low fibre, water-packed fruits and veggies may hydrate the body twice as effectively as water. The study identified watermelon as the...

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DIY All Natural Sunscreen Recipe

Recent research is showing compounds in many types of sunscreen harm ocean life, especially coral. Researchers estimate that over 5,000 metric tons of sunscreen wash off of swimmers each year. This “swimmer pollution” threatens a large part of the coral life in the ocean and indirectly many other ocean species as well. This is because these compounds may awaken dormant viruses in symbiotic algae called zooxanthellae, which provide food and color to the coral. Some sunscreen ingredients have even now been banned in some places due to their negative environmental effects on the coral reefs. This homemade sunscreen recipe avoids all such ingredients,...

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