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What does a cup of tea, red wine, brightly colored popsicles and blueberries have in common? They all stain your teeth! Many things you do on a daily basis can cause your teeth to take on a darker, yellow or aged-looking appearance which is why so many of us count on whitening procedures to keep our pearly whites white.
A big, beautiful white-toothed grin can greatly improve your appearance, take years off your looks, boost your self-confidence and help you make a killer first impression but you have to know when enough is enough. When it comes to tooth whitening — like everything else — some people take it way too far. Dentists have coined the term “bleachorexia” for those who take it
Maybe you eat clean, or live as green-a-life-as-possible, or continually aim to decrease your carbon footprint or maybe you just want to use products that are non-toxic and safe for you and the environment. If any or all of these are true, you wouldn’t be alone. For some time now there’s been a public demand for safer, cleaner beauty products. Consumers have been snapping up safer beauty products like Kora Organics by Miranda Kerr’s Luxurious Rosehip Body Oil ($74) and Jessica Alba’s Honest Beauty Creme Blush ($22). Both of these beauty lines fit the bill and help to fill the void, but now there’s a new girl in town. Gwyneth Paltrow has joined the fray with her clean makeup collection, Jui
Your chock-full calendar says it all. The back to back parties, endless entertaining, marathon-length to-do lists and too much time and money spent partaking in online and in-store shopping are enough to put anyone over the edge. We can’t guarantee a stress-free season for you but the right arsenal of beauty products formulated with known stress relievers couldn’t hurt and just might make those endless tasks downright enjoyable.
Here, 6 products full of potent and effective essential oils to help you stress less:
1. If you’re the do-it-yourself type you’ll love this Peppermint & Pine Room Spray recipe from beauty expert, Indie Lee. The refreshing scent helps fight mental exhaust
Nothing beats a great night’s sleep. It can refresh your looks, boost your energy and confidence, and reset your whole attitude. Getting some quality shut eye can also help you bring your A-game by day.
I am now into month #3 of sleeping on my Beautyrest Recharge Hybrid mattress with memory foam that helps me sleep at an ideal temperature and all the trimmings. Honestly, I can’t remember ever sleeping on anything else.
What I’ve learned from battling chronic insomnia is that you have to treat bedtime in a special way. Power down, take a warm bath, have a cup of chamomile tea with lemon and honey or pour yourself a glass of cabernet, spray your pillow with your favorite scent, low