My love of cinnamon isn’t limited to the Fall and Winter seasons though now is the time that I like to put cinnamon sticks in a pan of water and let them simmer on the stove, infusing the whole house with a wonderful scent. I also like to sprinkle cinnamon into my morning oatmeal, add it to homemade cookies and I’ve even been known to enjoy a whiff or two straight out of the spice jar. There’s just something about cinnamon that I can’t get enough of…and apparently I’m not alone.
“While I love a dash of cinnamon in my chai tea latte, this spice is also a wonderful beauty ingredient,” says Indie Lee, founder of an eponymous all-natural skincare line. “It brings blood to the surface of
With Halloween barely behind us, I’ve recently noticed that festive candy canes have already started to fill the candy aisles. Truth be told, it’s a bit early for me to embrace the candy cane, but it’s never too early for me to embrace that minty freshness. You see, I love the smell of mint — It makes me feel awake, alive, refreshed and happy. And the good news about mint is its benefits far outweigh its amazing aroma.
When mint is ingested, inhaled or applied topically, it’s known to soothe your stomach and aid in digestion, lift your mood and increase concentration, alertness, visual motor response and memory, decrease appetite, help relieve headaches, cool on contact, reduce inflammat
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
The swim club is closed, the kids are back in school and I’m starting to think about the gorgeous chunky knits, leather boots and denim that I’ve been seeing in all my favorite stores. But, if history repeats itself (and believe me it does,) before packing up my summer clothing and welcoming fall with open arms I’m pretty sure we’ll be experiencing a bit of an Indian summer once again.
Since I like to be prepared, I’ll be arming myself with some cooling cucumber beauty products and I suggest you do the same. This mighty veggie has been used in beauty regimens forever for its refreshing, astringent, detoxing and skin-soothing properties. It has a light, fresh scent and is known soften, de