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Bet you didn’t know that how you wash your sheets, towels and t-shirts can also have an effect on your skin?
Everything from your clothes to towels, bedding and even your kids’ toys, can trigger irritation, especially if you suffer from eczema or atopic dermatitis. According to the National Eczema Society, over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema, and there are many different types of this common skin condition.
According to Boca Raton dermatologist Jeffrey Fromowitz, “Dyes and fragrances found in laundry soaps and detergents have chemicals that in adults, children and babies with extremely sensitive skin, can trigger a reaction. It’s a good idea to wash all new fabrics – c
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Forget hemlines as a predictor of a sluggish or strong economy, cosmetic surgery may be as reliable of an indicator. And if this theory holds, let the good times roll.
Americans spent more than $15 billion dollars on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures in 2016, accounting for an 11% increase over the past year alone, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
This is the single largest dollar amount spent on cosmetic surgery since ASAPS began its Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank Statistics survey in 1997, and a $1.5 billion dollar increase in expenditures from 2015 alone.
“It’s good to see the growth within our bu
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If you are a mom in New York, know a mom in New York or even have a mom in New York, you are likely familiar with mompreneur Lyss Stern, CEO of Divalysscious Moms and author of several books including the newly released Motherhood Is A B#TCH: 10 Steps to Regaining Your Sanity, Sexiness, and Inner Diva], with a foreword by Odd Mom Out’s Jill Kargman.
Perhaps you have attended one of her sold-out, celeb-studded events, caught her on one of many TV spots discussing parenting snafus or just stood behind her at Starbucks, but one thing is for sure, Stern – and her posse of diva moms and glammas – is ubiquitous in the world of New York parenting.
Lyss, short for Elyssa, chatted with Beauty
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Dove Beauty made quite a splash when they rolled out their first real beauty campaign in 2004 – and the skin care giant is upping the ante again with the Dove Real Beauty Pledge.
Officially launched on March 2, the new campaign involves looking at real beauty through the lens of celeb photo Mario Testino and a new gallery of portraits of 32 real women and girls aged 11 – 71 from all around the world including Annisa, a full-time mom from Indonesia who felt her most beautiful moment when she was pregnant for the first time; Vicki, a paralympic medallist from the UK who lost her leg to cancer at age 22. and Rosie, an executive assistant in the UK who is so over comparing herself to girl