My 13 year old daughter and I were staring at ourselves in the mirror looking for a resemblance when I actually noticed a glaring difference. The whites of her blue eyes are way whiter than the whites of my green ones. Many things can cause the whites of the eyes (aka the sclera) to be less than white — Everything from serious issues to virtual non-issues can affect its color. There’s jaundice, hepatitis, liver disease, Gilbert’s Syndrome, inflammation, irritation, dryness, allergies, sun exposure and even age.
If you do notice a change in your sclera, make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to rule out anything serious. Once you’ve discovered there’s no reason for alarm, you can
Women’s Health magazine gets real. For its Beauty Awards this year, the healthy lifestyle magazine categorized its winning products by true life situations that women find themselves in nearly everyday, from work to gym and multiple social moments in between. The theme of the awards was #socialmoments all through the lens of a “selfie.” A total of 65 winning products fell into five categories: On Vacation, After Hours, At the Gym, At Work, and Every Social Moment.
Selections include reader picks as well as fave products chosen by the Women’s Health editorial team. For example, the winning After Hours mascaras include Dior Diorshow Mascara ($25) as the readers’ winner, and Yves