With summer fast approaching it's important to start thinking about sun protection and safety. Excessive sun exposure can cause sunburn, skin damage, skin cancer, cataracts, and heat stroke. These are just some of the reasons why it's so important to take precautions when spending time in the sun. That and you don't want to end up with an embarrassing tan line somewhere it shouldn't be. Time of day: The sun's rays are most powerful during the hours from 11 am to 4 pm. It is best if you can ... Continue Reading
With summer fast approaching it’s important to start thinking about sun protection and safety.
Reduce your chances of experiencing identity theft with these simple tips.
The Federal Trade Commission says millions of Americans have their personal identities stolen each year and that as many as 9 million are victimized in the U.S. alone annually. Though there is still no 100 percent fail-safe solution to this growing problem, there are a lot of easy things you can do to greatly reduce the chances of this ever happening to you. Here’s a short list of easy, must-do steps you can take to maximize your level of protection online: Create only complex passwords ... Continue Reading
Keep winter skin from getting dry and flaky with these five simple tips.
Dry, heated indoor temperatures and cold outdoor air can wreak havoc on your skin. Add in rigorous hand washing and antibacterial cleansers (it is flu season after all) and you’ve got yourself a moisture emergency. Even if you live in a climate with a mild winter, your skin care routine still needs to be switched up. Brush up. Dry air means parched skin. Help minimize flakiness and encourage cell turnover by exfoliating at least twice a week. If your skin is oily, you can use a mild ... Continue Reading
Prevent the spread of germs in your home and at school with these 6 easy steps.
The back to school season is full of excitement, new school supplies, new clothes, meeting new friends and teachers. It's also a time of busier schedules and after school activities. Classrooms filled with kids, an abundance of shared surfaces and less fresh air offer the right environment for sharing germs. Take time this Fall to teach your kids some good habits while sharing the excitement of a new year to make it a healthy season for you and your family. I'm glad I can say that even though ... Continue Reading