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Articles posted under the category "Body image"

Create a Workout Schedule That Works for You

Putting aside time for a daily workout can be tough. Between appointments, work, social events, kid’s schedules and everything else on your plate, fitting in time for lunch can be hard, let alone spending a few minutes to work out. Yet, working out will keep you energized, healthy and fit

Creative Tips to Stay Hydrated

It can be hard to stay properly hydrated. Most of us don’t chug water all day long and often find ourselves thirsty (which means you’re already dehydrated). Here are some ways to stay hydrated that don’t involve drinking tons of plain water. Eat more raw fruits and veggies, especially those

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Smoother Shaving Advice

Shaving is that annoying thing that most women do daily. Here are some tips to make hair removal better, faster, easier and have those smooth limbs for longer. Exfoliate before you shave. If exfoliate before you shave, you get rid of dead skin cells that can hinder a really close

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7 Methods for Getting Rid of Embarrassing Facial Hair

Although “No-Shave November” has come and gone, a quick glance at my Instagram feed leads me to believe that “beard season” is definitely still in effect. As a woman who loves a guy with nicely groomed facial hair, I’m not complaining. The same can’t be said when my casual scrolling

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Winter Proof Your Nails

Dry skin and cuticles may plague your hands and nails every winter, but have no fear! We have some tips to “winterize” your nails so you’ll feel and look better even when the weather is extremely chilly. Exfoliate and moisturize more often. Your hands are often the first parts of

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How Stress Leads to Weight Gain (And How to Stop It)

Everyone deals with stress these days in one form or another. Some of us may be dealing with multiple types of stress and intense situations. If you’re constantly stressed out, you might notice yourself gaining weight steadily because you aren’t dealing with the stress and anxiety in a healthy way.

Toning Up for Summer with Household Items

Toning up those muscles after the winter months does not require an expensive gym membership or complicated equipment that does nothing but take up a crazy amount of floor space. Here are some tips and tricks to get your body bathing suit ready with some of the basic items found right in

Different Scars and Their Treatments

We’ve all fallen down and hurt ourselves and often the end result is an unwanted scar. Do you have any crazy scars? The truth is scars will never completely go away, but there are methods you can try to help reduce their appearance. How do you get a scar? Scarring

The problem with skinny fat

There’s a popular term, “skinny fat,” that is used to describe thin women with very little muscle tone.  If you think that sounds like an oxymoron, you would be correct.  People like to use this term to describe a woman who is thin, but probably unhealthy on the inside. Let’s

Lululemon continues to shun plus-sized customers

Last spring Lululemon customers complained about the company’s popular yoga pants being too sheer and pilling. Customers felt the pants weren’t up to the company’s usual standards of high quality. Lululemon quickly recalled the pants and issued customers a refund or replaced the pants. Well, now the company’s founder, Chip