Oral health is about so much more than vanity. No mouth is an island. It’s part of an interconnected biological system. Good oral health protects against cavities, sure. But a comprehensive oral health strategy can also protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and even dementia.
You want quality products that bring out your beauty, but companies that test on animals don’t deserve your money. However, not every gorgeous-looking product clearly presents themselves as cruelty-free on their labels. A little digging around is often required, which is why we stepped in.
There will come a time in your life where you’re ripped away from these conveniences, and forced to fend for yourself. This is when it pays to have a few recipes in your back pocket that you can whip out to make sure that you don’t starve to death.
Most of us are guilty of not always treating our body like the temple it is. Sadly, a lot of the best things in life aren’t good for us in large amounts and alcohol is no different. While the short-term affects of relaxation, euphoria, and lowered inhibitions might sound fun, the long-term affects of heavy alcohol use are quite damaging and could significantly shorten your lifespan.
Whether you’ve been single for a while now or you’re in the wine-drenched throes of a bad breakup, online dating can seem a bit daunting. We’re here to tell you today that although it can be tough to put yourself out there, it’s always worth it to be vulnerable in the hopes of meeting someone new.
Every single day, all over the world, there are patients in need of blood. According to statistics provided by the Red Cross, someone in the United States requires blood every two seconds and about 36,000 red blood cell units are needed on a daily basis. The demand is constant, and the donation process easy.
Medicine can do some strange things to a human body. These off-putting side effects are rare enough that they often don’t make it into the commercial. However, despite their rarity, occasionally a person is unfortunate enough to discover these unsettling results.
Summer is here! Even though the thermometer has hit the high 80s early this year, it isn’t officially summer until June 21st. And now that we’ve passed that date, it’s the perfect time to plan out your ultimate summer bucket list!
We all see those hair commercials on TV with the girls dancing around with beautiful, shiny, voluminous hair. Unless you’ve hit the genetic jackpot, this may feel nearly impossible to obtain. Thin hair can be inherited genetically, or may be affected by a variety of other factors including diet, hormone imbalances, or aging.
A full, thick head of hair is associated with youthfulness and masculinity, so it’s no surprise that thinning hair affects the confidence and self-esteem of men everywhere. The sad reality is that approximately 40% of men will experience some degree of hair loss or thinning by the time they are 40 years of age.
Although baldness is most commonly associated with men, 40 percent of women begin to lose hair by middle age. Because long, healthy hair is often associated with beauty and femininity, female hair loss can be especially damaging to a woman’s confidence.
Self-tanners sound like the perfect way to get a year-round glow. They don’t damage the skin like tanning salons or sunbathing, and they’re fairly easy to apply. Simply smooth on a few dollops of lotion, watch as your pasty pallor turns golden brown, and flaunt your newly sun-kissed skin!
Menstruation is heralded by women everywhere as a “coming of age” in which a girl becomes a woman. While this may sound like it’s supposed to be a wonderful, exciting time in a young girl’s life, it can be scary or overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect or have the proper supplies.
If you only wear black eyeliner, you’re really missing out! Beginners tend to shy away from colored eyeliners since they’re not sure how to use them. Even makeup artists sometimes stick with basic colors for fear of looking over-done.
Most women like to watch their favorite stars and copy their beauty techniques, but often feel like they can’t afford expensive high-end products and treatments. Believe it or not, many Hollywood “it” girls use drugstore cosmetics to achieve their iconic looks, and their professional makeup artists do the same.