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HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL AS THE TEMPERATURES RISE

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Posted by 06.24.19

There’s no escaping the summer heat, since we all have step outside eventually, right? It feels like a jungle out there, and it’s a fact that increased temperatures can have an impact on your skin. Dermatologist Dr. Deanne Mraz Robinson of Modern Dermatology of Connecticut in Westport 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. “The 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 percent of the ener

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SWEET NEWS FROM BULLDOG SKINCARE FOR MEN

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Posted by 05.06.19

The ethical skincare and men’s grooming verticals are set to explode in coming years, and Bulldog SkinCare for Men – which straddles both burgeoning markets -is uniquely poised for success with the launch of a new eco-friendly packaging and bamboo razor.

The always vegan-friendly and anti-animal testing brand recently introduced their new packaging and razor to NYC media at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog where brand mascot, Benny the bulldog, was on hand for photo ops.

Instead of fossil fuels like petroleum, Bulldog is tapping into sugarcane for packaging. The process which involves extracting ethanol from the sugarcane plant requires little more than natural rainfall a

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PILLOW ENVY – GET YOUR BEAUTY SLEEP ON

Posted by 11.09.11

Getting your beauty sleep is a MUST to feel reenergized and look refreshed – but some of us wake up in the morning feeling a little less than perfect. The problem could be your pillow causing undue morning wrinkles and neck and back stress. Enter the enVy Pillow ($199), a memory foam pillow designed to “help you wake up feeling good and looking good.”

“The enVy pillow is designed to take pressure away from parts of the face that can cause rhytids and ‘sleep lines.’ The concept seems sound and from using it myself I can tell you that it’s quite comfortable,” says Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Boston University M

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BEAUTY SECRETS FROM THE WILD – BAMBOO TAKES ROOT

Posted by 08.16.11

As we become more conscious about the products we use, especially those for our face and body, we are turning more often to organic and natural items. Right now, the hot item is bamboo.

You might not know that bamboo is actually giant grass. In fact, it’s the fastest growing member of the grass family – and also the largest. Some species can grow nearly 40 inches a day and there are whole forests of bamboo covering thousands of acres in Southeast Asia.

The stems are hollow and the harsh fibrous woody substance is absent, which means that it can be used for a variety of health and beauty products, like those listed here.

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