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Avoiding Summer Blisters

Summer means we’re walking around a bit more often than we generally do during the winter or fall months. It also means different shoes! If we’re being really honest we have a soft spot for summer shoes-what’s not to love, though? The problem, of course, is that some of these shoes we love to wear during the summer months can be more prone to giving us blisters. Let’s face it…blisters are never fun, or cute! Avoiding summer blisters may seem like it’s an impossible thing to do, but we’ve discovered some tips that actually work to…

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How to Savor the Last Days of Summer

Summer is coming to an end, as much as we hate to say that. After we make our way into August the last few weeks of summer tends to fly by. It’s always a blast to enjoy all of the opportunities that come along with the summer season, but it unfortunately doesn’t last forever. Fortunately, there are some great ways to make the most of the summer before we need to say farewell (until next year, anyways). We’re sharing some of our favorite ideas on how to savor the last days of summer—enjoy! Visit the Beach…

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New Research Highlights Another Benefit Of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a vitamin that we all know boasts incredible benefits.  Outside of some of the more obvious perks, scientists have continued to do research on vitamins like vitamin D to find out how else we can make use of these types of nutrients. Thanks to their constant discoveries, there are new research highlights another benefit of vitamin D. We don’t know about you, but another benefit of vitamin D had our ears perk up and we just HAD to share it with you. Recently, two universities have found similar discoveries as to some new benefits of…

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Highlights from Osheaga 2017

‘Tis the season of music festivals! The past couple of years the popularity of music festivals has sky rocketed. They’re a great way to get a group of friends together and enjoy a wide range of artists perform at one location. While concerts are generally known to allow you to watch one or two of your favorite artists, music festivals have found a way to bring artists together to give you an unforgettable music experience. There are so many different music festivals, it can be difficult to keep up, but one of the more well-known Canadian…

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At Home Remedies For Sun Burned Skin

We’re going to assume you’ve already spent time enjoying the summer weather this season. The sun shining and warm temperatures are incredible this time of year. While we often discuss the importance of protecting your skin from the sun’s harsh UV rays, we know that sometimes things happen and you may develop a sunburn. Anytime you get sunburn it’s a situation that leaves you eager for a remedy that helps as quickly as possible. We recently found some old remedies for sun burned skin that you may be surprised REALLY work. Earl Grey Tea Yes, you…

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Avoid These Common Summer Infections

Developing a sunburn or rash this time or year isn’t out of the norm. Hopefully you’ve gotten into the routine of applying sunscreen to your skin daily and reapplying as needed. In addition to sunburns and rashes this time of year, there are common summer infections that can creep up and put a damper on your summertime fun. You know we try to keep you as informed as prepared as possible, so we’re sharing some tips on how you can avoid these common summer infections this season. Fungal Infections Since sweat and moisture are at an…

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Skin Cancer Myths To Ignore

We try to keep things as fun and educational as possible around here, but we do feel it’s our duty to give you the insights of the not so fun areas of beauty. In other words, skin cancer. It’s something that we can’t ignore and the population of people being diagnosed with skin cancer continues to grow. Naturally, with any disease as serious as skin cancer that are facts and myths that come along with the increase of those being diagnosed. Recently, we’ve come across quite a few myths that we felt the need to address…

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Watch Out For These Common Allergy Triggers

Allergy season is in full effect. Of course, if you’re an allergy sufferer we don’t need to be the ones to tell you that. This year many people have talked about the huge struggle allergy sufferers are facing, with pollen and other allergens at an all-time high it’s difficult for many people to get relief this season. Since there are so many allergies that are common, there are also quite a few common allergy triggers for those that suffer. If you’ve been experiencing a lot of allergy symptoms you may want to watch out for these…

Your Eyes, Your Skin And Your Computer

Right now you’re like so many other Americans…you’re staring at a screen. So many of us spend so much of our time staring at computer screens, phone screens, and television screens. It’s clear that we all spend a lot of our time looking at screens of all kinds. We’ve often heard about the effect that all this screen time can have on our eyes and even our sleeping habits (causing our brains to have a hard time really shutting off), but what about our skin? There’s recently been some skin care products, eye glasses and other…

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These Products are Good for Babies and Adults

Think baby products are ONLY for babies? Ok, so a lot of baby products really should only be used for babies. But truthfully there are a few products that adults can take from the baby aisle! Before you think we’ve lost it…baby products are formulated with very natural and gentle ingredients to accommodate baby’s soft skin. Well, babies aren’t the only ones who need products like that! These products are good for babies and adults…ok, ok we’ll tell you the products! Baby Powder Sure, we all know the intended use of baby powder but what if…