COOL AS A CUCUMBER
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,) beforeÂ 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. Dr. Sunanda Chugh, owner of NYC Anand medical spa, recommends using products that contain active, natural ingredients.Â “Cucumber has been used in beauty regimens forever for it
CHILL OUT: KEEP COOL TIPS AND PRODUCT PICKS TO HELP YOU BEAT THE HEAT
If you’re anything like me it takes more than a few days to adjust when the temperature climbs into the 90’s and beyond and the humidity makes the air so thick it’s hard to breathe. At times, this heat and high humidity combo can sap all myÂ energy and make me feel light-headed, irritable and more than a littleÂ cranky, so finding ways to keep my cool is of the utmost importance.
Keeping cool when the mercury soars is no easy feat, but over the years I’ve learned a trick or two to help me get through it. I’ve found that cool showers, wearing loose-fitting, breathable clothing and drinking plenty of H2O before I even feel thirsty does make a difference in how I feel. I avoid exercising
GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY – CUREL BODY LOTIONS AND CREAMS
This weekâ€™s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY is just what your skin needs as we head into winter. Itâ€™s an assortment of Curel body lotions plus hand and foot creams (a $33 value), perfect for fending off the drying affects of the seasonal cold.
The giveaway gift includes:
Curel Ultra Healing Lotion: a deeply restorative moisturizer that not only locks in moisture, but also heals and protects for 24 hours, providing round-the-clock relief.
Curel Itch Defense Lotion: relieves itchiness by working Â to rebalance four essential components of healthy skin â€“ moisture, the barrier function, cell turnover (flakiness) and pH balance.
Curel Daily Moisture Lotion: a time-release moisturizer