Collagen-boosting Foods for a Younger You

Collagen-boosting Foods for a Younger You

Do you ever look in the mirror and feel like gravity is your worst enemy? I know sometimes when I catch that first glance of myself in the morning I swear new wrinkles appeared over night! But there is one deficiency that is drastically accelerating the rate at which we age, and by supplementing your diet to encourage production of this incredible protein, you can restore elasticity and firmness to your face. Collagen is.
6 Breakfast smoothies for quick weight loss

6 Breakfast smoothies for quick weight loss

With the hot days of summer, a steaming cup of tea or a hot bowl of oatmeal to wake you up in the morning doesn’t really have the same appeal as it did in the cold weather months. You need a healthy breakfast alternative that will keep you cool (and bathing suit ready!) Here are 6 smoothie recipes that will keep you cool and promote weight loss throughout the summer heat. By loading up.
5 moves to a flat stomach that aren’t crunches

5 moves to a flat stomach that aren’t crunches

A major part of getting in shape is having the motivation to keep up with your workout routine, and it can be difficult to stay driven when your workout is boring you. We’ve all heard of the classic crunch move to get a flat stomach, but if you’re like me (or most women), a simple crunch just isn’t cutting it. Besides the flashbacks to high school gym class, the plain crunch doesn’t engage all.
5 happy foods that lift your mood without packing on the pounds

5 happy foods that lift your mood without packing on the pounds

Think about your go-to remedy for when you’re having a down day… maybe a glass of Cabernet or some Ben & Jerry’s (straight out of the carton, of course!). Really, have you ever heard of anyone pining for a pint of kale and spinach salad after a crummy day? Me neither! But there are healthier alternatives that really do help. So reach for these “mood foods” to help shake it off — before you.
4 ways to look younger and thinner in 5 minutes

4 ways to look younger and thinner in 5 minutes

Think about your daily routine. You probably spend a lot of time sitting at a computer, or staring at your phone. Maybe you spend more time in the car or sitting on your couch. But there’s one thing all of these activities have in common. You’re probably hunched over while you’re doing them. Getting rid of this hunch can make you look five years younger and five pounds lighter! I know, I was skeptical.
All the benefits of detox—without all the “yuck!”

All the benefits of detox—without all the “yuck!”

You can’t swing a head of broccoli these days without hitting someone strolling with a green drink in hand. Detox drinks are trending big time. And to hear everyone gush, you’d think it cured everything under the sun. So I couldn’t help but dive into this popular practice… that is, until I got to the “no eating real food” portion of the instructions. I thought to myself—“there has to be a better way than.
The hidden beauty benefits of that probiotic

The hidden beauty benefits of that probiotic

Probiotics have certainly been enjoying their 15 minutes of fame. Every yogurt commercial seems to sound the alarm about how your health starts in your gut. But that’s not the only reason to take them… It turns out, probiotics hold superpowers beyond what you see on the labels and in the headlines. Probiotics—the live bacteria and yeast famously found in yogurt among other fermented foods—help cultivate healthy flora and balance the good and bad.
3 Simple “Cheats” to Solve All Your Hairstyle Headaches

3 Simple “Cheats” to Solve All Your Hairstyle Headaches

I have to admit…I always love how my hair feels after a professional deep conditioning treatment, I can’t help but wonder: Couldn’t I be doing this myself for a lot less? Well, it turns out you can, and it’s so simple you won’t believe it! I discovered these three luxury hair masks you can make in your own kitchen for a fraction of what the salon charges. They work wonders on your hair, and.
6 beauty hacks to look well-rested (even when you’re not)

6 beauty hacks to look well-rested (even when you’re not)

We all strive for that look. The just got back from vacation, worry free, effortless appearance of a well- rested women. But obviously we all have priorities, and sometimes catching those extra Z’s gets knocked down a few pegs for running through to-do lists in your head or staying up with your stomach-flu sick child. Luckily, there are a few beauty hacks you can use to trick your skin into looking lively – even.
5 tips to start running (and stick with it!)

5 tips to start running (and stick with it!)

Getting into shape is tough. And it can be ever harder to actually stick to an exercise routine and turn it into a long-term habit. But it can be done, and if you put your mind to it I promise you can do it to. As long as you have the desire, drive and these five tips, you can get used to the sound of your sneakers hitting the pavement because can be a.
4 morning routines for guaranteed success

4 morning routines for guaranteed success

When my alarm goes off, all I want to do is hit snooze. But the truth is, these precious morning moments can set the tone for the rest of your day, so we have to make them count! A consistent morning routine is essential to maintaining a healthy and happy life. Here are four things you can when your first wake up to guarantee a productive and successful you all day long. Resist the.
Skip the spa: 4 DIY face masks from your own kitchen

Skip the spa: 4 DIY face masks from your own kitchen

Sure it would be nice to hit the spa weekly for a refreshing skin revitalization, but between making cookies for the bake sale, heading to PTA meetings, and rushing off to the next soccer game, it feels impossible to pencil in “me-time.” But not anymore. The truth is, you don’t have to go to the spa for the royal treatment. (Or pay spa prices!) There are plenty of ways you can treat your skin.
Essential Oils: Should you be using them?

Essential Oils: Should you be using them?

I’m sure you’ve heard about essential oils. Stressed? Essential oils! Tired? Essential oils! Headache? Essential oils! I’ll admit, I was skeptical. How could scented oils solve all of these diverse issues? But then I did some research and realized there is real evidence and success stories to support the fact that oils have medicinal properties. While they aren’t going to be the cure you’ve been looking for for a chronic illness or disease, some.
How to get that sunkissed glow without damaging your skin

How to get that sunkissed glow without damaging your skin

Warm weather, sunshine, flowers blooming. Spring is finally here! Now we can finally get rid of that dull winter tone and get a beautiful sunkissed glow. But along with the perfect tan comes hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, and skin cancer. This doesn’t mean you have to hide inside all spring and summer, but it’s important to be mindful of the effects sun exposure can have and take the necessary precautions to protect your skin. Let’s run.

Natalie

I am getting older and I need to make a small change to make my body stronger. I am going to do 10 sit-ups and 10 push-ups every morning. I’ll start small and I know I will see the change. I want to do this for my whole family so we can go on active vacations.

Danielle

I live in FL and the sun shines almost every day. The small change I will make is to use sunscreen in my makeup so my face is always protected. I’ll slather on the sunscreen every single day. My mom had skin cancer and I don’t want to follow in her footsteps.

Sarah

I love coffee! The small change I will make is that I will not add the sugar to my coffee. I tried it today and it wasn’t bad, I can get used to this. I want to lose weight for myself and look good for the hubby.

Emily

I am a new mom and I want to be healthy for my little girl. I will make a small change of not eating fried food as much as I do. I can’t cut it out completely but I will limit eating it on the weekends only. I want to be around to see her grow up.