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Don't Let a Vacation Derail Your Diet

(StatePoint) Vacation season is here and it’s no surprise that what you eat can have an impact on your weight. In a study from the University of Georgia, 61 percent of the participants gained weight while on vacation, with an average gain of 0.7 pounds. Some even gained up to 7 pounds.

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Friday 05/25/2018
Slim Down Tips for a Healthier Summer
Updated: June 20, 2018 - 2:54 am

(StatePoint) Summer means BBQs, beach time and swimsuits, but it could also mean a change in eating habits and not necessarily for the better. Many people work hard throughout the winter in hopes of losing weight before summer, but when summer arrives, they abandon their healthy lifestyle and risk gaining weight.

Monday 05/21/2018
5 ways to turn back the clock on your skin
Updated: June 20, 2018 - 2:54 am

(BPT) - If you have started to notice changes in your skin in your late 30s or early 40s, you’re not alone. This is when most people see their skin start to sag around the forehead and jowls, and some areas may look more sunken, such as around the eyes and cheek area. These changes tend to make your face look older. Fortunately, there are many treatments that can help forestall and reverse the aging process that do not involve invasive cosmetic surgery.

Thursday 04/05/2018
3 Fun, Fashionable Color Trends This Summer
Updated: April 05, 2018 - 2:38 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re looking forward to attending a few special events or have a fun getaway planned, you’re probably wondering what key items you’ll need to add to your wardrobe for summer.

Tuesday 04/03/2018
The Search for Extraordinary Women of Worth During National Volunteer Month
Updated: April 04, 2018 - 2:38 am

(BPT) - Throughout the month of April — National Volunteer Month — L’Oréal Paris is calling on men and women throughout the country to nominate extraordinary women who find beauty and strength in giving back to their communities. Women like Shandra Woworuntu, a survivor of human trafficking, who founded the program Mentari to provide resources, advocacy, education and mentoring initiatives to help other survivors reintegrate into society.

Wednesday 03/21/2018
These boots are made for working: 5 epic stories from tradespeople
Updated: March 29, 2018 - 2:35 am

Monday 03/19/2018
Knowledge Is Power: Going More than Skin Deep on Acne Scarring
Updated: March 27, 2018 - 2:36 am

Wednesday 03/07/2018
Healthy skin starts with a good night's sleep [Video]
Posted: March 07, 2018

Wednesday 02/28/2018
These health benefits of salt might surprise you
Updated: June 20, 2018 - 2:57 am

(BPT) - World Salt Awareness Week is being celebrated this year from March 12 to 18 and is the perfect opportunity to recognize all the many benefits of salt. Salt, or sodium chloride, is essential for life. In fact, no mineral is more essential to human survival than sodium because it allows nerves to send and receive electrical impulses, helps your muscles stay strong and keeps your cells and brain functioning. However, sodium chloride (salt) is a nutrient that the body cannot produce, and therefore it must be consumed.

Tuesday 02/20/2018
Look Your Best For Less
Updated: February 21, 2018 - 2:34 am

(NAPSI)—You can look like a million while spending much less if you heed these eight hints:

Friday 02/02/2018
Legendary street artist Ben Eine takes on unconventional canvas with latest creation [Video]
Posted: February 02, 2018

Friday 01/19/2018
Big & Tall Men's Fashion Arrives at Your Doorstep - Literally
Updated: January 19, 2018 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - In an age when you can get nearly anything delivered to your doorstep, and when boxed subscription services such as Blue Apron and PopSugar have become household names, it was only a matter of time before subscription boxes for clothing would seem practical instead of odd, and experience massive growth.

Thursday 01/04/2018
5 Weight Loss Tips from a Woman Who Lost 128 Pounds
Updated: January 04, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Sometimes the best advice comes from someone who’s been there, done that. So, if you’re resolving to lose weight, why not consider the wisdom of someone who faced this challenge, and did so with great success?

Wednesday 12/27/2017
5 ‘Healthy’ New Year’s Resolutions Worth Giving Up
Updated: December 27, 2017 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) While most New Year’s resolutions are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good. Here are five so-called “healthy” resolutions worth giving up in 2018, as well as better solutions.

Monday 12/04/2017
5 Tips for Healthy-Looking Skin All Winter Long
Updated: December 04, 2017 - 2:34 am

(StatePoint) The cold, dry winter months are a good time to change your daily skin care regimen. The low humidity dries out skin, and without extra care, this may contribute to premature aging.

Thursday 11/30/2017
Ways to Turn Your Weight Loss Resolution into a Reality
Updated: November 30, 2017 - 2:34 am

(StatePoint) If you have a lot of weight to lose in the New Year, it may feel like an insurmountable challenge, especially if you have struggled with weight loss before. Here are a few ways to turn your resolution into a reality.

Tuesday 10/24/2017
Tips for Taking Care of Your Winter Wardrobe
Updated: October 24, 2017 - 2:34 am

(StatePoint) It’s time to find that box marked “winter” at the back of your closet and rediscover all of your favorite layered looks. But, it’s important that you know how to treat your winter wardrobe so each piece stays comfy, stylish and warm throughout the season.

Tuesday 09/26/2017
Head-to-Toe Fall Fashion Tips for Men and Women
Updated: September 26, 2017 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) We all need solid, traditional staples in our wardrobes when the weather cools. But be they scarves, jackets or socks, the trend in this fall’s clothing staples is all about putting a fun twist on classics when dressing for seasonal weather.

Thursday 09/21/2017
How to Update Your Wardrobe Without Overhauling Your Entire Closet
Updated: September 21, 2017 - 2:35 am

(StatePoint) Fun floral prints, pops of color and luxury materials are all making appearances in footwear, accessories and ready-to-wear items this fall. Fashion lovers will have the freedom to update their wardrobe by selecting a few key pieces -- without feeling the need to overhaul their entire closets.

Wednesday 09/06/2017
Weight Loss Tips to Fit into Your Favorite Jeans
Updated: September 06, 2017 - 2:58 am

(StatePoint) Are your favorite pair of jeans sitting in your closet waiting to be worn again? If so, you’re not alone.

Tuesday 08/29/2017
Surprising Ways to Improve Your Skin
Updated: August 31, 2017 - 2:34 am

(StatePoint) If you’ve spent any energy devoted to improving your complexion, you may think you understand all the strategies for achieving clear and healthy-looking skin. However, there are some surprising skin care facts you may not know about that can help you rethink your routine.

Thursday 08/24/2017
Gearing up for Fall Sports Seasons
Updated: August 24, 2017 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) Whatever your outdoor athletic passions are, the fall season is an ideal time of year to get out and enjoy them. However, the pleasant weather and fresh air may have you pushing new boundaries and venturing farther than ever. Whether you are hiking a trail or training for a fall marathon, this great gear can help you before, during and after your next big activity.

Wednesday 08/23/2017
Improving Your Skin Care Routine on a Budget
Updated: August 23, 2017 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) While many people are willing to pay a fortune on skin care, there are many different ways to achieve a healthy complexion on any budget. Here are some top tips from savvy lifestyle experts.

Tuesday 07/18/2017
Great Ways to Let Your Summer Style Shine
Updated: July 18, 2017 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) One of the best parts of summer is the chance to sample exciting new styles. From more versatile ensemble choices courtesy of the warmer weather to colorful accessory options – summer fashion is all about trying different things and having some fun with your look.

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