If you're looking for healthy inspo, look no further than fitness guru Mari Llewellyn, founder of Bloom Nutrition and Mari Fitness. Perhaps best known for having dropped multiple dress sizes through diet and exercise, she's the force behind a massively popular Instagram page.
Finding the motivation to get a solid workout on is tricky enough. Add the variable of a global pandemic to the mix — and an inability to sweat it out at your favorite gym — and it makes perfect sense that your desire to get physical might dwindle. Fret not. Sometimes all it takes is a quick, five-minute burst of activity to re-ignite the proverbial fire. We asked eight fitness gurus to share their own five-minute exercise regimens, so choose one (or maybe a few) to do between commercial breaks, when you wake up, or even consider a challenging a friend on FaceTime or Insta!
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil was, without a doubt, the biggest skin care ingredient of 2019. And luckily for us all, the calming ingredient still reigns supreme in trendy beauty ingredients with many exciting new CBD launches.
It would be an understatement to say that being diagnosed with celiac disease earlier this year completely upended my life. I quickly had to cut gluten — and therefore some of my favorite foods — out of my life for good.
Although being quarantined inside our homes can make us feel pretty powerless, it's heartening to know that so many companies — including some of your favorite beauty brands — are really stepping up and lending a hand to those that need it. And that, in a smaller way, you can support those efforts by, well, shopping.
If there's just one skin care product you apply every single day, it ought to be sunscreen. The lotion-y stuff — recommended by every single dermatologist you'll ever meet — protects your delicate skin from the sun's powerful UVA and UVB rays. That translates into fewer painful sunburns and slows down the aging clock... but more importantly it protects you from developing skin cancer, which currently affects one in every five Americans. With expert insight, we're breaking down the sunscreen basics, so you can shield yourself!
Our daily routines are full of practices that keep us healthy, happy, and fit. What many people don't realize is that applying sunscreen — much like brushing your teeth, or drinking your morning coffee — is an important everyday habit, too.
Sheryl Buchholtz-Rosenfield is a board-certified registered nurse in geriatrics and has worked in the post-acute care industry for over 30 years. She even served as a first responder volunteer in triage for September 11th. In other words? She's pretty uniquely qualified to answer all of our COVID-19 questions.
If your health is one of your priorities at the moment, don't skip out on those multivitamins! Of course, it's important to have a balanced diet, regular exercise, and complete sleep to keep your mind and body healthy throughout the year — but multivitamins are a great way to, well, supplement all that hard work.
Heading into a nail salon can sometimes be a bit of a gamble. Not just in the sense that the technicians may or may not be able to deliver a high-quality manicure or pull off the design you're going for, but in terms of offering a hygienic setting. Let's face it: nail salons can be germ warzones. There are bare feet everywhere, tools that have the potential to draw blood (even if only by accident), and ample opportunity for double dipping (quite literally). To ensure you're in a clean and reputable nail salon, follow this advice.
The positive physiological effects of acupuncture aren't limited to (adult) humans. You might be surprised to read that the treatment can actually benefit your toddler and even your dog. In fact, many of the same things that might bring you turn to Chinese medicine to fix — stress, pain, fear — might be alleviated in your little loved ones as well. Keep reading to learn more about the ins and outs of acupuncture for pets and babies.
Whether you're new to the fitness game or you've been pumping iron for years now, chances are you could use a little workout inspo from time to time. Sure, you could hire a personal trainer, but who has the cash lying around for that? Truly, we'd rather spend that cash on new activewear (okay, or food, fine)... which is why we're turning to Instagram.
A fresh year often results in self-reflection and renewed inspiration to treat our body, spirit, and mind with utmost care. Whether your goal is it build endurance at the gym, thoughtfully re-organize and prioritize, or simply to treat yourself with more kindness, these wellness-focused finds will help you do exactly that.
We hate to break it to you, but your daily green juices and protein smoothies might not be cutting it. Neither are your few-and-far-between yoga classes and self-care nights. Because when it comes to health, consistency is key — and daily vitamins are the best way to make sure your body gets exactly what it needs, no excuses.
We've heard about the harmful effect blue light has on our eyes, as the American Academy of Ophthalmology has warned about its detrimental effects on ocular health, including cataracts, growths, and even cancer.
All fitness rules and diet restrictions tend to go out the window during holiday season. There just are so many potlucks to attend... plus, you're less likely to hit the gym because a) it's cold outside and b) you're traveling and visiting family and shopping for gifts and are generally all-around crazed.
No matter how hard you try, you can't avoid the fact the holidays are madness. You can, however, make sure that your body and mind are ready to take on whatever the "most wonderful time of the year" brings. Even with all the festive cheer, the holidays bring stress, chaos, and some potentially awkward family dinner conversations (you know it's true). Gear up for all that the season brings with these stress-relieving and mindfulness-inducing finds, ranging from bath time staples, to candles that'll give your home a zen feel.