After Christmas I surveyed the pantry and spied a bunch of leftover candy canes. I had used some of them to make peppermint bark (check out this amazing recipe) and had a few left. My mother also gives the kids these giant candy canes every Christmas and I don’t have the heart to tell her that they just don’t like them quite that much.
The following is a guest post byZankhna ParekhTis the season again for glamorous holiday balls, office Christmas parties, and sparkling new years eve parties. It is also the most dreaded time of the year if you are a new mom (or a mom).As we all know, most things dont go back to where they should after having kids, but particularly so if you are a new mom. You know you the …
Not only do your groceries keep you from going hungry, they also help keep you looking your best. Like many items found easily in your refrigerator and cupboards, lemons contain ingredients that can replace costly cosmetics. Lemons have a dual purpose. These zingy citrus fruits can improve your appearance and treat certain cosmetic conditions, as well as enhance the flavors of your culinary dishes and refreshing drinks.
Your thighs are one of the classic places where stretch marks form, and it can be very difficult to rid yourself of them. You will want to consider various treatments, depending upon the severity, color and size of the stretch marks. These streaks, ranging from white and silver to red and purple, are indicative that the collagen in the epidermis has broken down, typically due to the hormonal fluctuations that come with rapid weight gain. Try some simple techniques for prevention or removal and then work your way up to the more intensive treatments. Pregnant women, women who are nursing or women who have recently undergone a cesarean delivery or other surgery should consult with a doctor or homeopath before incorporating therapies using prescription medication or high concentrations of herbs.
For many women, pregnancy transforms them into beautiful, glowing goddesses. For others, however, they’re left clinging to any semblance of their normal selves as pregnancy hormones quickly alter their physical appearance. Highlighting hair can provide a relatively low-cost transformation and much-needed boost to a woman’s self-esteem, but many wonder if the chemicals and fumes present in hair dye are safe during pregnancy.
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…
Hair grows almost anywhere on the surface of the body or skin. There are certain locations on a human’s body that you would not want a prolific growth of hair, especially if you are a woman. The eyebrows, upper lips, armpits, legs and bikini areas are just some of the areas where you either would want to reduce or remove hair growth. There are many ways to remove unsightly hair; some are temporary and some may be permanent.
Who doesn’t love Beyoncé? Really raise your hand right now so we can kick you out of this world because she is our flawless queen. She stunned the world when she announced she was pregnant with twins in February and won the internet with her stunning and creative maternity photos. For many women, pregnancy is…
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.