When you're standing in the aisle of your local pharmacy or superstore shopping for sunscreens for your kids, you might be a little overwhelmed by the choices. There are numerous sun protection products for children on the market right now, in every consistency from thick cream to weightless "sport" sprays and ranging in price from economical to "I don't think so."
All this variety may make you think... Read More
We've all heard those weird DIY tips about getting your hair shiny, skin clear and other natural so-called beauty boosters. They're passed down from friends or moms and perhaps tried on a cold winter day with a well-stocked pantry full of potentially beautifying products. But do these concoctions - beer, eggs and mayo for hair or hemorrhoid cream, toothpaste, food and other substances that have no business being on your face to zap... Read More
The heat is on - summer is in full swing, and it's easier and more convenient to have an outside workout than it is at any other time of the year. Whether you like to relax on the golf course or burn up some calories at a beach boot camp, staying cool is important to prevent heat-related illness. The exercise and air both have the effect of heating up your body and putting stress on your heart and lungs. And if you live in a humid... Read More
Years and years of worshipping the sun - or just a mere few sunburns over the years - can cause age spots. They're flat, freckle-like spots that appear on body parts that tend to be exposed to the sun most, such as hands, arms and the face, and fair-skinned people seem to be most susceptible. The upper layer of skin is where melanin, the substance that gives skin color, is produced. UV light accelerates the production of melanin,... Read More