Next to eating well and exercising, maintaining a healthy complexion is one of the key ways to look our best. Taking care of your skin doesn’t have to be an expensive (or time-consuming) endeavor. These days, high-quality skincare products are... Read more
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price... Read more
Looking your best can be frustrating. Just when you get a beauty routine down pat, the seasons change and suddenly you have to start all over again. Keeping your hair and skin in top condition all year round means working with the weather, not agains... Read more
What kind of exercise can I do decrease the amount of loose skin I will have? I have a large amount of weight to loose. I am starting the couch to 5k. Will that be enough or will it help any at all? I am hoping with that & portion control I can shed... Read more
I love using dried beans for cooking. They are inexpensive and nutritious. Most Sparks recipes are for canned Beans (which is easy). I'd love to see your dried bean ideas.
I tend to soak mine overnight and change the water to reduce the flatule... Read more
Is anyone else struggling due to these issues? I have over 100lbs to lose if I'm to get to my ideal weight. Already I realise that my body shape and skin has been so impacted by my weight that it's just not going to spring back. For some reason we... Read more
A friend just brought a massive tray of chocolate-covered fruit, nuts, etc. etc. My understanding was that dried fruit was one of "tricks" that "seems" healthy, but in fact is NOT unless you can limit your portion to a very small amt.
What are t... Read more
My skin gets so dry during cold months, it cracks and hurts! But I started using more lotion and moisturizers for face, and i feel soooo much better! Love Jergens Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer. It's not greasy, absorbs fast and keeps you h... Read more
After 10-15 minutes in the shower, exfoliate using a scrubbing glove & some body wash or soap. Turn off the water and immediately grab your lotion. Water droplets & all, lotion up! Wait 5 minutes then blot off w/towel. Air dry the rest of the way & e... Read more
This time of year, my skin begins to slowly dry out. Working out, colder weather and dry air leave my wrists, hips, hands and elbows looking rough and feel dry. I slather on lotion several times a day. And with all the handwashing we all do to keep g... Read more
Winter can do damage to even those with usually great skin. Get soft, smooth skin all winter with this personalized winter skincare plan. Stay Soft All OverTry these smooth moves to have soft skin all over. Buff before bathing.... Read more
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