We’re living in a time of social upheaval, but through the efforts of brave individuals spearheading social change, members of the LGBTQ community are gaining recognition and rights. As a family member or friend of a transgender person (initiating, transitioning, or having completed gender reassignment), you want[…]
These days, procedures like Botox and filler injections have become so commonplace that you can have them done on your lunch hour and return to work. Of course, for safety, even simple procedures should be performed by licensed professionals, and you definitely need to find a trusted medical specialist for more[…]
The onset of summer means you can finally look forward to long, lazy days of sun and fun and warm nights spent enjoying the company of family and friends. While you’re surely ready to slip into breezy sun dresses and free your feet from the tyranny of winter boots and wool socks, you might not be looking forward to[…]
As a child, I remember watching my mother slather on baby oil and lay in the summer sun for hours, devouring the latest beach reads and slowly transforming into a burnished copper goddess. Of course, like many sun-worshipping women of her era, she’s had to deal with the side effects of these decisions, including[…]
We all want to retain a youthful appearance as long as possible, but no matter how much you slather on age-fighting face creams and avoid harmful elements like the sun, you can’t fight heredity, gravity, and general aging forever. The good news is, you don’t have to resign yourself to the sagging and wrinkles that[…]
Even if you work hard to keep your body in shape, you might be fighting an uphill battle against heredity, one that you can’t hope to win without a little help. Over time, it’s only natural for our bodies to gain weight, store fat, and suffer the lumps and bumps of cellulite. The good news is, there are a number of[…]
Most of us start shaving our underarms, bikini line, legs, and even arms in adolescence. Later on, we may graduate to procedures like waxing or threading to remove unwanted facial and body hair, or even try at-home products like foul-smelling depilatory creams or painful epilators that pull hair out at the roots.[…]
Most women are well-versed in nutritive deficiencies and hormonal imbalances, which many of us experience to varying degrees throughout our adolescent and adult lives. However, as we move into middle age, our bodies begin to undergo significant shifts, often requiring the aid of supplements to balance.