Nothing feels better than giving your feet a break after a long day and soaking your feet in Epsom salt has many health benefits. Epsom salt is made of magnesium sulfate. When absorbed through the skin, magnesium sulfate draws toxins out of the body, sedates the nervous system, reduces swelling and relaxes muscles. In addition to soothing sore and achy feet, Epsom salt can reduce foot inflammation, remove foot odors and soften rough skin on your feet. In fact, if you are having trouble removing a splinter from your foot, an Epsom salt foot soak can be effective in drawing it out.
Whether you're a working mom, stay-at-home mom, or a little bit of both, you need essentials in your wardrobe that can maximize your time (because let’s be honest, there are never enough hours in the day), your budget, and most importantly, get the job done! When you’re on the move all day, you also want…
Whether you have an extensive nail polish collection or only a few go-to favorites that help you feel lovely and polished for an interview or night out, with time your nail polish will eventually begin to dry out and become thicker and more difficult to use. Rather than throw the bottle away, here are a…
Breasts are significant features of the female anatomy. Girls may start to develop breasts as early as 8 years old, but breast development may not start until the early teens. Most women’s breasts are fully developed by the time they reach their early 20s, and breast size will remain fairly stable, though it may fluctuate due to overall weight gain or pregnancy. Breast size is unique to each woman and is generally dictated by genetics.
Summertime is sweaty and sticky, which can wreak havoc on the makeup that took you 45 minutes to apply “just so” before you left the house. Makeup is important in the summer, not just to even things out, but to keep your face protected from harmful UVA rays. This summer, pack a light makeup bag for summer time fun.
Nothing can ruin the look of a flattering outfit and hairstyle faster than unsightly dark circles under your eyes. While getting adequate amounts of sleep, eating a balanced diet full of a variety of fruits and vegetables and drinking plenty of water can prevent and diminish the appearance of dark under-eye circles over time, sometimes you need a quick fix to get you out the door and looking your best. Fortunately, there are a number of fast remedies that take less than 15 minutes to prepare and apply.
No matter whether you’re fourteen or forty – we all want great skin! And who better to share tips and tricks for getting your natural glow on than an expert? Lucky for us, top New York dermatologist Debra Jaliman, MD, the author of Skin Rules, was willing to part with some of her secrets:
Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! This project comes from crafty mom Jill Alexander: “There are plenty of beauty stores where moms can buy exfoliating body scrubs, but we think that homemade is far superior. This delectable smelling body scrub is all natural and made with ingredients that you probably have on hand in the house. There are no chemicals you can’t pronounce in here!
When it comes to your skin, are you what you eat? Chocolate and fried foods are famous for causing breakouts, but are they true or is it just a skin myth? Take a closer look at six foods you probably blame for breakouts, and find out whats really causing problems on your face. What causes breakouts?
Whether you’re planning a romantic date night with your hubby or a night out with girlfriends, why not add curls to your hair for a new, exciting look? But wait! Don’t grab that curling iron! Excessive heat from curling irons can cause damage to your hair, causing breakage, dry, damaged hair follicles and thinning hair. Give your tresses a break from the heat of your curling iron with easy hair-curling tips. Go 1920s Style with Pin Curls