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Body Image

Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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The ‘Dirty Dozen’ Toxins in Your Skin Care Products

There are more than 82,000 chemicals in common cosmetics and personal care products. Because the skin is the body's largest detox organ and one of the best ways to eliminate toxins is through perspira…

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The Scent that Stops Cravings in Their Tracks

Can you believe there is a natural scent that when inhaled eliminates some junk food cravings? It's true. During my research for my book 60 Seconds to Slim I discovered a study in which overweight par…

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What I Learned About Beauty at a New York Fashion Shoot

How are 14-year old girls the standard for "adult" female beauty? I am not "hot." I am not "smokin'." I am no picture perfect model. I am just an average looking woman considered attractive enough …

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How to Tell if Your Nail Polish is Toxic

Nail polish is pretty Ė pretty toxic, that is. Why? Because many commercially-made polishes, base coats, laquers, nail art, thinners, and top coat-base coat combinations contain chemicals that have…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. Iíd like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If youíre like most people, you donít want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Libido

Go†to a movie or flip on the television and itís easy to think that everyone but you has a libido in overdrive. But in the real world, our lives arenít often very sex-friendly. Most Americans are be…

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5 Myths About Cellulite

  Cellulite: 90% of women have it, and most of them don't want it. Though cellulite is little more than a cosmetic nuisance, and there really isn't a cure, that doesn't stop American consumers…

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Why We Want Cookies When We’re Sad (And How to Rewire Our Brain)

Most humans know all-too-well the feelings of disappointment and hurt. If it's around something minor, we can usually get over it quickly. But when hurt feelings linger, they can pull us down into sad…

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Very sweet! TY for sharing.

Sounded all good until ....."and stay away from factors that cause you stress"

Lousy advice at best! What if you wake up and its snowing deep---and What if you don't have a sidewa…

@ Frances B. Thanks for saying what I was going to say. I do not know why it irritates me when peop…