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May is lots of things to lots of people. To me, it’s when I celebrate my birthday as well as my brother’s, sister’s and daughter’s birthday. It’s when May Day and Cinco de Mayo and Holocaust Remembrance Day and Mother’s Day and Memorial Day are celebrated.
May is also Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and according to recent research from the American Cancer Society 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime with the bulk of that (90%) caused by over exposure to the sun. Sun avoidance, or at least protection, is still your best weapon.
Here, the top tips to keep you covered:
Avoid the sun between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm when the sun is at its highest i
Alexandra Whitcombe, the daughter of a fine-arts aficionado and a New York City model grew up taking advantage of all that was beautiful around her — gallery openings, the ballet, and high fashion glamour was her world. Earning a degree in Art and Art History helped her fine tune her eye for quality and color, and years working in the floral industry gave her the expertise of how natural botanicals can work hand in hand and elevate beauty products. It was this realization that led Whitcombe to the soon-to-launch Vendome Paris, a luxurious beauty brand born from her love of beauty products and botanicals.
With more than 15 years of experience in both beauty and botanicals, Whitcombe has c
I’m in the market for a new bed. My old one is not conducive to a good night’s sleep, has never been comfortable and really sags. I’ve done a lot of research on this — after all, I’ll have to live with the purchase for a very long time — and one of my final contenders is a Hästens bed. I like that it is custom, handmade and created from the finest, all-natural environmentally responsible materials like eco-friendly hypoallergenic horsehair, organic flax, sustainable Swedish pine, and pure, premium cotton, and I really love that it is incredibly comfy so it would be an ideal choice that’s good for me and the environment.
With Earth Day coming around again, it’s a good time to take
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