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What Should You Look For in a Skin Cream

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The following post is a guest post from Dr. Ruth Hillelson’s office.What Should I Look For in a Skin Cream?With so many skin creams with claims for younger looking skin and skin-repairing formulas that it is difficult to know which ones you can trust. After all, which products really work? Are the products difficult to announce still bad for your skin?Why Skin Cream Is Important…

Remember to Practice Self-Care This Winter

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Yesterday, I was forced to slow down. After going to work Monday and Tuesday although I didn’t feel well, my body finally called it quits on Wednesday. I had the aches, a nasty cough, and couldn’t breathe through my nose. Now, I’m not one to take sick days. It’s very hard for me to take care of myself and rest in bed when there is so…

Small Changes I’m Making to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

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I am not the healthiest, most active human on the planet. I’ve never been too concerned about what goes into my body and exercise but with age, I’m realizing how much of a necessity it is to take good care of yourself. The good news: You don’t have to love the gym and salads to lead a healthy lifestyle. (Which is great for me!) You can start…

How to Exfoliate Your Skin (and Why It’s So Important)

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The following post is a guest post from the talented Amy Mia, contributor at highstylife.com!You must have heard about exfoliating by now, and if you don’t know much about it, the whole thing sounds kind of scary. You do what? Strip away a layer of your skin? God, why? How? Do you use sandpaper? Is this just another unsafe beauty “hack” that hasn’t been properly tested…

The Nap Queen’s Guide to Getting More Zzz’s

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Sleep and I have a love-hate relationship. I love sleep and as of recently, I haven’t been getting enough of it! Between all my anxiety, work, and other responsibilities, I end up tossing and turning throughout the night. Getting enough rest is super important to our overall health. Adults should be getting 7-9 hours of sleep a night to maintain a positive lifestyle. I was ready to…

On Learning to Love Yourself

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I have always struggled with confidence —especially my weight. When I was a Senior in high school, I had to take steroids to combat a virus and gained twenty pounds. Since, I haven’t been able to lose the extra-pounds and have carried the weight of low self-esteem around with me. I’ve never been a tiny girl per say. And in a skewed society where beauty is…

Quick & Easy Teeth Whitening for Coffee Addicts

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In case you didn’t know, I work in television and it’s super important for me to have a bright, white smile on screen! Plus early call times or late-night movie screenings are fueled by coffee. However, coffee can REALLY stain your teeth. Especially if you drink it everyday like me! So, how do I manage to keep my smile TV worthy? My secret is Smile Brilliant. Smile…

My 15 Minute Morning Routine

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Mornings are extremely hard at our apartment. None of us are morning people and we tend to run around like chickens with their heads cut off. I have to be out the door by 8:00 but enjoy sleeping in until the very last minute. After months of dragging my feet out of bed at 6, I just couldn’t do it anymore! I’ve learned how to be ready…