Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin... 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
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
Hello! Question! I am curious how many Sparkers out there track your mood & how it has changed (if at all) since you've been using Sparkpeople seriously? My mood has gone from around a 4/5 to a 7/8 on a daily basis & I have a feeling it will grow!... Read more
Am I just a sap or do other people feel this too? When my goal board is going through its slide show I start to tear up. I think I have just been waiting so long to do this for myself that the goals seem really powerful!... 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
I am a Master Herbalist and often work closely with clients to achieve their own lifestyle changes holistically and naturally. Often with herbs I recommend plenty of filtered water and of course natural foods. With that said I figured I would share a... Read more
I've been eating at the low end of the fats range, for the most part.
My skin is so dry this week though, my face feels tight, and my hands feel like sandpaper. Do you think this is diet related, or winter dry air?... Read more
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