HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL AS THE TEMPERATURES RISE
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Thereâ€™s no escaping the summer heat, since we all have step outside eventually, right? It feels like a jungle out there, and itâ€™s a fact that increased temperatures can have an impact on your skin. Dermatologist Dr. Deanne Mraz Robinson of Modern Dermatology of Connecticut in WestportÂ shares the affects heat can have, and how to protect your skin this summer.
When we feel the sensation of heat on our skin, infrared-A (IRA) energy is to blame. â€œThe sun emits many wavelengths of light, and while UVA and UVB rays are the most talked about, they only account for roughly 5 percent of what reaches us from the sun. IRA is invisible, but it accounts for approximately 50 per
PARSLEY, SAGE, ROSEMARY & THYME
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme may be one of Simon & Garfunkelâ€™s most famous songs and spices for your Thanksgiving turkey stuffing, but theyâ€™re also key ingredients found in a host of herbal infused beauty products. Weâ€™ve rounded up some excellent items for you to check out, but first hereâ€™s a quick peek at what these spices are.
Parsley is a species of Petroselinum, native to the central Mediterranean. Sage or Salvia is the largest genus of plants of the mint family. Rosemary has natural antibiotic, disinfecting and beautifying properties and is used extensively to combat lice and dandruff. Thyme oil is an antibiotic and antifungal and its aroma make