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Soup’s On: A Warmer Way to Detox

After three months of parties, the detox season has officially begun. But if the thought of swearing off anything remotely tasty and ingesting only cold juice for the next five days sends you running to the corner pizzeria in a panic, consider another option: the soup cleanse.
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How to Cure a Skin Hangover

Light sensitivity, headache, bleary eyes and a generally bad attitude. A hangover is basically intense dehydration. It wreaks havoc on your body, your mood and most visibly: your skin. If you woke up on January 1st and thought to yourself: I’ll never do that again. Here are a few ways to keep that promise.
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GUEST BLOG: Which Bad Foods Cause Acne Breakouts?

An acne breakout is the worst nightmare of every teenager. Many studies have been done on what the exact triggers of acnes are, but the findings are a little bit unclear. The consent seems to be that there is no common food item that has the same impact on each individual. For instance, cheese can lead to acne breakouts in a person but chocolate might spark acne in someone else. While each person has a different response to certain types of food items, there are some certain foods that are well-known to agitate a counteraction.
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The Yoga Cure: How to Ease Holiday Stress

For many, the holiday season can be packed with bustle and merriment. While we may enjoy the celebrations and social obligations (or not), the sheer volume of activity can lead to stress and exhaustion. Now, more than ever, it’s important to make time for self care and rest
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GUEST BLOG: 6 Ways Plastic Surgery Can Increase Your Productivity

The benefits of cosmetic surgery can ultimately be put into two categories, physical and emotional/mental. Though plastic surgery is predominantly sought to improve self-appearance (which is certainly seen as the primary benefit), there are many other benefits that plastic surgery can provide.

Balancing Act: Is pH Important?

Why is pH important? Many skincare brands throw around the phrase ‘pH-balanced’ as a marketing tool without actually explaining what role pH levels play in achieving healthy skin. Allow us to clear things up.
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Digestive Reboot: 5 Tips For a Post Thanksgiving Detox

Some people (not you, obviously) tend to overdo it on Thanksgiving. If you get visions of gravy-soaked pecan pie every time you close your eyes, you may be in need of a post-holiday detox. Nothing major, just a quick cleaning of your insides to help you kick off any leftover sluggishness and plunge into December, fresh faced and full of energy. Here are three sample meals that are delicious, cleansing and perfect for either a 1-day detox or stretched out and repeated for longer programs.
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GUEST BLOG: Top 4 Anti-Aging Technologies out of Science Fiction

For as long as anyone can remember, the race to look younger and younger as we age has been an everyday part of modern society. From near infinite brands of makeup and fillers to complicated and drastic plastic surgery procedures, the way this race has been run has also changed on a seemingly daily basis. Truly, corporations are always touting a new way to turn back the clock, and many of us rush out the door, always willing to try the latest and greatest.