To tan or not to tan? That is the question I ask myself every summer. I love the look of a sun-kissed glow, but dark spots and wrinkles are not worth it. With all the time I’ve spent on the beaches of Florida lately, though, a tan is pretty much a forgone conclusion for me at this point.
You know the feeling of waking up, looking in the mirror, and feeling your heart sink as you spot a major blemish? That feeling when it’s all you can see or think about, and you convince yourself that clearly everyone is noticing and starring at it when you speak?
When it comes to sun protection, sunscreen is a non-negotiable, but you can boost its effects by loading up on certain foods that have been proven to have SPF power too. To find out more about what these foods are, I turned to Stacy Goldberg, MPH, RN, BSN, and Lexi Sinclair of Savorfull.
Like most things in life, we have to consider skin holistically. There isn’t one magic food that will give you glowing skin. Stress, hormones, sleep, the products you’re using, your diet — these are all factors contributing to your skin’s current state and appearance.
If you’re on a budget you might want to consider replacing some of your beauty products with natural oils; they’re quick and cost-effective. Plus, they smell great and usually work double-duty via a calming aromatherapy effect!
A dozen beauty products! If you love the beauty-in-a-box genius of brands like Glossy Box and Birchbox, then you’re going to love the luxe offerings of NET-A-PORTER Beauty’s Summer Kit, a collection of the retailer’s bestsellers. It’s perfect for those who can’t commit to full-size summer goodies…
There are few things as aggravating (and possibly mortifying…) as getting your bikini line perfectly trimmed-down and bikini-ready only to find yourself covered with red bumps. To find out exactly how the risk can be mitigated, we turned to shaving expert Anthony Sosnick.
Soreness is good. It means you actually worked hard during your workout and now it’s time for your body to repair itself. I spoke with Eric Orton, the famous run coach in Born to Run, a few weeks ago and he told me something that surprised me, however.