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Brighten Your Skin, Brighten Your Life

Has being cooped up inside all day given you a lackluster feeling? The stress of being in quarantine can bring dullness to your mood and in turn, your skin. If you’ve noticed a lack of radiance in your skin recently, there’s no need to worry. With just a few simple reminders (you’re already wearing sunscreen everyday of course), and a little skin TLC, you can get your glow back so you’re strutting out of quarantine with a pep in your step (and a smile on your face!).
Get Your Glow Back
Hydrate and Maintain Healthy Nutrition If there’s one thing you can do to positively impact your skin and overall health, it’s drinking more water. Dehydration can trigger moodiness, fatigue, and cause lasting damage to your skin such as fine lines and wrinkles. When you’re dehydrated, it decreases the amount of blood flow to your skin making you look tired. Aim for 8 glasses of water per day and keep your skin glowing and bright.
“You are what you eat” absolutely applies here. What you put into your body i…

Exercise Tips While Staying at Home

If you’ve been slightly less mobile or motivated since the stay at home mandate you may notice an increase in aches and pains in your body. Some of those may be caused by a lack of movement or sitting for extended periods of time. On the other hand, with gyms and recreation centers closed, maybe you’re getting creative with your fitness routine and trying new and different exercises; doing so can activate different muscles, leaving you feeling tight and sore.
Staying active and proper stretching, paired with Doctor D. Schwab Clinical CBD Lineis sure to relieve any discomfort you may be feeling in your muscles right now. Try these tips and tricks to remain pain-free and come out of quarantine feeling better than ever.
1. Get Outside and Move Most people are moving less than average right now, and being cooped up inside can lead to cabin fever. Getting outside for some fresh air and aiming for 8,000-10,000 steps per day will make a huge difference in how you feel physically and mentally (f…

6 Lifestyle Habits to Stay Healthy and Boost Immunity

The best defense is a good offense. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, many people are concerned with staying healthy and strengthening their immune system. The immune system helps to prevent infection and fight off illness. As just one of many systems in the body, it requires balance and harmony with the rest of your body in order for it to function optimally.
Doctors say the best way to stay healthy is to wash your hands, practice social distancing, and staying home as much as possible. Here are six healthy-living strategies you can implement from the comfort of your home to improve your overall health and give your immune system the upper hand.
1. Wash your hands and keep frequently touched surfaces clean. If there is one thing the COVID-19 outbreak has taught us, it’s personal hygiene (anyone else notices how much they touch their face?!). Doctors across the board agree washing your hands frequently is an absolute necessity to prevent illness and keep you and your family safe.
The CDC…

Can Essential Oils Really Relieve Sore Muscles? Everything You Need To Know About Natural Pain Relief

A quick glance at a health magazine or lifestyle blog will tell you that essential oils are in. These natural elixirs aren’t anything new though—they’ve been used for many different purposes across several different cultures for thousands of years. But what makes them so popular now?

What are essential oils? Essential oils are concentrated essences of plants, collected through the processes of fermentation and distillation. Every plant has a healing or poisonous remedy and companies that specialize in extracting the oil have to be extremely careful there is no poisonous element in the oil when it is delivered to the customer. On top of that, the formulating chemists need to know the proper mix of essential oils in order to produce the desired results, like reducing irritation, producing aromatherapy properties, or even relieving pain.

Why do natural ingredients matter? Health and beauty industries have always been science. Many products have hyped-up claims of “miracles” and quick fixes t…

Chemical Peel Maintenance: What You Need to Know to Make Results Last Longer

The average price of a professional chemical peel can range from $600 to $900. The procedure can vary widely, though, and can reach up to $6,000 for a really deep peel. You’ve just spent hundreds or thousands of dollars, and now what? Chemical peels are typically a short-term solution to skin irritation, congestion, pigmentationor other issues, but with the right care, you can get the most out of the treatment and see long-term results.

What kinds of chemical peels are there?
There are two kinds of chemical peels. While they are constructed differently, they each work to dissolve and loosen the bonds of dead skin cells, exfoliate the skin, and increase cell turnover. Choosing the right peel, based on your personal skin indications, is the first step in getting the most out of the treatment.

An alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) peel is typically the most common and does not penetrate the skin too deeply, making it ideal for the general public. AHA peelsderive from sugars, lactic acid, glycolic aci…