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Solutions for Unwanted Facial Hair in Your Forties

At some point in your forties, you’re likely to get a surprise in the magnifying mirror: new and unwanted facial hair! These hairs—which could be dark, course, long, or like robust peach fuzz—could show up along your jaw line, on your chin, or above your lip. This is completely...

The Beauty Benefits of Saturated Fat

Saturated fat was once public enemy #1, but recent studies indicate that saturated fat isn’t harmful, and eating it regularly improves blood lipid profiles. We’re happy this news is out because saturated fat is a natural beauty product that keeps skin looking radiant. The difference between saturated and unsaturated...

4 Things to Look for in an Eye Cream or Serum

The beauty world is strongly divided on eye creams and serums. Fans say it’s a must for keeping wrinkles at bay. Critics say it’s a marketing trick that creates a need for tiny and expensive jars of moisturizer. A case could be made for either side of this argument....

What is a Sports Massage?

A sports massage is a style of massage designed to improve athletic performance and prevent injuries. Sports massage is both a specific and general term so let’s explore what this means to different audiences. Sports massage for competitive athletes In Canada, there’s a specialized training program called the National...

The Beauty Benefits of Facial Steamers

Facial steaming is a hot beauty trend that’s simple, effective, and enjoyable. Unlike complicated and time-consuming beauty tricks that require an entire lifestyle overhaul, the facial steamer is easy to incorporate into your skincare routine. What is a facial steamer? A facial steamer is a small appliance that sprays...

5 Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

You can’t escape busy times and stressful events but you can make life easier by finding ways to relax, despite those demands. A hot stone massage is an easy way to give yourself a dose of self-care that leaves you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. A hot stone massage follows...

5 Reasons to Take a Break from Makeup

For many women, wearing makeup is a lifelong affair that started casually and became a habit. It’s a fine habit to have, but with the natural look emerging as the next beauty trend, there’s a renewed interest in wearing little to no makeup. There are good reasons to embrace...

3 Reasons to Add Yoga to Your Self-Care Routine

Yoga is everywhere—and for good reason. Did you know that regularly doing yoga reduces stress, inflammation, and even chronic pain? If that sounds like the kind of relief you’re looking for, consider adding yoga to your health & wellness routine. But first, what is yoga? Yoga is a form...

Skin Care Treatments for Adult Acne

Unfortunately, adult acne is common: it affects about half of all women in their twenties and a quarter of women in their forties. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, adult acne—which occurs more frequently in women than men—is typically caused by stress, hormone levels, skin care products, family...

Young at Heart: Anti-Aging Lifestyle and Skin Care Strategies

They say youth is wasted on the young. This folk wisdom may not ring true until the day you notice unwanted changes to your skin texture and tone. Aging skin can mean dryness, thinning, wrinkles and loss of firmness. If you’re lucky, you won’t see these changes until your...