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How to Pick the Right False Eyelashes for Your Eye Shape, and Apply Them Like a Pro

False eyelashes shouldn’t be intimidating or reserved for New Year’s Eve bashes. Finding the right falsies based on your eye shape can enhance and open up eyes for a natural look that’s wearable daily or for special events. What to Look For Not every eyelash is equal. Individual eyelashes are great for a more natural look since you can add a few to the corner of your eye, but they are harder to apply. If you’re a novice, stick with full strips until you feel comfortable trying individual … [Read More...]

What to Look for Before You Purchase a Probiotic

Most people don’t realize it, but probiotics have a long history. Fermented products, such as kefir and miso, have been used therapeutically for 10,000 years or more. In the early 1900s, Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff theorized friendly bacteria in yogurt enhanced physical and mental health and prevented aging, which sparked an uptick in yogurt consumption in Paris and other places.As scientists have further uncovered the role of the human microbiome in health, and the development of … [Read More...]

9 Common Habits That Do a Number on Your Skin

If you’re experiencing skin problems, your first instinct may be to shop the skincare aisle for problem-solving products. But the cause of your skin woes may be simpler than you think. Before spending on new products, check the common habits below to see if any of them could be the culprit. Washing Too Much Cleansing day and night is a no-brainer when it comes to skin care, but too much washing can strip skin of its natural oils and leave it irritated. The American Academy of Dermatology … [Read More...]

10 Healthy Ways to Use Matcha

 Got matcha? If you’re into healthy beverages, you may have tried this Japanese delicacy. Matcha tea has been the focal point of Japanese tea ceremonies for more than 800 years, and lately it’s showing up everywhere, from Starbucks’ menus to the ice-cream aisle.Matcha is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, the same plant used to make all green and black teas. To create matcha, farmers grow tea plants in special shaded conditions, pick the finest young buds, and … [Read More...]

Are Apple Cider Vinegar Shots Worth the Hype?

Apple cider vinegar may be best known as a condiment, but it also has a rich history as a health supplement. Hippocrates, known as the founder of medicine, prescribed a drink made of apple cider vinegar for coughs. Common lore says Greek and Roman armies and Japanese samurais may have taken it to stay healthy.If you hang out in modern health circles, you may wonder if apple cider vinegar has magical powers. A new apple cider vinegar trend has gone viral. It’s often touted as a cure-all that … [Read More...]