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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PREVENTING AND TREATING STRETCH MARKS

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Posted by 09.07.16

Swimsuit season makes it abundantly clear that an abundance of people have stretch marks. Caused by rapid growth or weight gain — think puberty or pregnancy — stretch marks are a form of scarring caused by tearing of dermis. Also called striae, they’re most prevalent on the belly but do also occur on the breasts, buttocks, hips, thighs and lower back area. I’d heard that keeping the skin super moisturized could prevent or help fade them, but I wanted to separate the fact from fiction and share advice from a top dermatologist of what can and can’t be done when it comes to this issue. New York-based, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Kally Papantoniou was happy to do just that.

BITB: Why

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THE HEALTH AND BEAUTY BENEFITS OF ALGAE

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Posted by 08.30.16

You are what you eat and drink and slather on your skin, and for this reason alone, algae should be part of your health and beauty regimen. The head to toe health and beauty benefits of algae are why it’s trending right now and if results have anything to do with it, it won’t be going anywhere soon. Algae has been proven to boost hydration, calm irritation and reduce uneven skin tone when applied topically and improve your health and the health of your skin when ingested.

Dawn Russell is the founder of 8G, the first effervescent tablet you mix with water and drink that contains 8 cherry-picked greens. She has included blue algae as one of the 8 greens because “it’s rich in B-vitamins, ir

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REACH FOR PEACH: 5 WAYS TO GET YOUR FILL

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Posted by 08.21.16

August is #NationalPeachMonth and if you haven’t already started enjoying your fair share of fresh, juicy sweet peaches now is your chance. They’re delicious in cobblers, pies, and right off the grill when paired with fresh whipped cream, but my favorite way to indulge is when they’re straight from the farmer’s market.

Besides their yummy scrumptiousness, there’s more to love about peaches. Studies have shown that stone fruits can actually help ward off health related conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and cancer, and they have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties too. Peaches are chock full of vitamin C so whether they’re ingested or applied topically from

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HAPPY HEMP DAY: 6 POT-LACED PRODUCTS TO GET YOUR GROOVE ON

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Posted by 08.16.16

A glazed expression and bloodshot eyes aren’t exactly benchmarks of looking your best, but the power of pot takes on a whole new meaning when it’s infused in beauty products and applied topically. They won’t get you high, but depending on the specific formulas of these lotions, shampoos, lip balms and more, there are many benefits of marijuana based topical ingredients. For example, hemp seed oil is loaded with skin loving essential fatty acids and cannabidiol extract or CBD is anti-inflammatory, analgesic and calming.

Want to surround yourself in a haze of beauty? We’ve got the pot-laced skincare, makeup and lifestyle products you’re sure to love: 

Mad Hippie Antioxidant Facial Oil

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