Ever since my college years, a good night’s sleep has been a luxury for me. When I had my daughter, I began to understand the value of enough sleep to function optimally. Every new mom knows what that is like. You catch a few zzzzs here and there, in between naps and feedings, and rarely sleep through the night until your kids are away at a dorm. Even during the teenage years, you’re awakened at 2, 3 and 4 AM to check that they got home safely.
Fast-forward to my career as a writer, entrepreneur, frequent flyer, and juggler of way too many hats. Sleep is still a challenge for me, and even more so. As a coffee lover, even a whiff of it gives me a craving. So when I’m out for a client dinne
Sleep is a beautiful thing. But so many of us don’t get enough of it, which results in puffy eyelids, dark circles, a sallow complexion, and premature aging. According to the CDC, poor sleep can lead to depression, obesity, diabetes, hypertension and then some. Even an extra hour or two a day can make you feel better and look better (and younger).
Beautyinthebag asked sleep expert, Robin B. Palmer, CLTC, LTCP, the creator of My Wake UP Call® Motivational Alarm Clock Messages®, My Daily Inspirations™ and My Good Night Messages™, for some of her expert tips on how to get your beauty sleep and live better.
Before you go to sleep at night, take a moment to visualize
Just in time for colder weather ahead, Galderma, the makers of hero brand Cetaphil, is shaking up the skin care world with a new range of 6 problem solvers. Excipial is a new skin care brand that addresses some of the most common and annoying skin issues; including keratosis pilaris (KP), extreme dryness, flaking, cracking, and rough skin.
Skin can be compromised due to weather, medical conditions or as a side effect of some treatments and medications. Dry, dehydrated skin can also be an occupational hazard. Some professions are at greater risk, for example, chefs, kitchen staff, hair colorists, nurses, operating room techs, and surgeons, from excessive hand washing and exposure to chem
When my daughter Eden Lipke told me about these miracle foot peels from Korea that are all over Insta and Pinterest, I scoffed of course. Then she picked up two Kocostar Foot Therapy kits at Urban Outfitters for $8 bucks and we decided to give it a try.
This little cure for calluses comes in a mint green packet and is like a sheet mask for your feet. Open the packet to find a white plastic bag filled with a gooey clear gel. You open the bag and stick your tootsies in so the gel covers your whole foot from heel to toes and tape it in place. It is a makeshift occlusive dressing to cover the peel so it penetrates well. You need to put a sock over each foot to keep the bootie from falling off