The other day, I was waiting in the grocery checkout line. And my eyes landed on the conveyor belt. The man ahead of me was buying, among other things: Granola bars Breakfast cereal Sports drinks Orange juice Honey Flavored yogurt (Do you eat any of these foods?) His skin was flaky, dull, oily, and wrinkly. (I’m sorry […]
Clutter. Clutter is when you can’t use your table because it’s covered with papers… It’s when you can’t find the things you need, so you end up buying more… which only adds to the clutter. It starts small, but it creeps up on you… The worse it gets, the harder it is to clean up. […]
May 17, 2019 By Victoria R.READ MORE
I’m going to show you how to make something which can soothe, refresh, and hydrate your skin… it’s called Rose Hydrosol Face Mist. Hydrosol is a just fancy way of saying steam-distilled floral water, and it’s easier to make than you’d think. The great news is, you don’t need any special equipment to make hydrosol […]
What is it about French women that’s earned them a reputation for being so effortlessly beautiful at any age? Here’s a hint: it has less to do with their outer appearance, and more with how they feel about themselves. That’s not to say they don’t pay attention to how they look — they definitely […]
Who can forget Sophia Loren? If you can believe it, the legendary Italian actress is now 83 years old — and we still look to her as an example of poise and confidence. I love her outlook on aging… She once told ABC News correspondent Chris Connelly, “There is always something to look forward to in life. Whatever age […]
June 4, 2018 By Victoria R.
For many women, perfect skin is the ultimate goal. But you might be shocked to find out how far some women will go for youthful-looking skin… and the unusual ingredients they’re using to do it. From pig collagen to bee venom, some surprising new trends are emerging. And there’s no place more obsessed with […]
June 1, 2018 By Anna B.
One of the best things about makeup is the opportunity to experiment with different looks depending on what mood you’re in. Whether you’re feeling glamorous, coy, or casual, there’s a lip look for that. But if you’re bored with the usual lipstick/liner combo, we’ve put together 5 easy looks you can try that will give […]
May 22, 2018 By Victoria R.
There’s a great farmer’s market in my neighborhood that I like to go to every Sunday. Last time there was such an abundance of beautiful, colorful produce — I simply ran wild! I ended up coming home with a tote full of fruits, vegetables, and some delicious prepared snacks (the garlic tomato hummus is my […]
A few weeks ago, I went to a Korean spa with a couple of girlfriends. It was a really fun experience, because it’s a little different from the usual European-style spa. Korean spas traditionally have different types of communal relaxing rooms, each with their own healing benefits. My favorite was the detoxing Himalayan salt room. […]
If you’re into fitness and technology, you know that the latest “thing” in the active world is “wearable tech” — a watch or other bracelet-type item that can keep track of anything from your steps and heart rate, to your sleep patterns and calories burned throughout the day. While this is a really cool development […]
May 3, 2018 By Victoria R.
I was having acai bowls at the neighborhood health foods cafe with my friend Monica the other day, and she told me the most peculiar thing. She started waking up at 6:45 AM every day without an alarm. At first, she didn’t take much notice of this since her alarm usually goes off at 7:30 […]
February 20, 2019 By Victoria R.
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