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Are you protecting yourself from the sun daily? If not, you should be!

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Are you protecting yourself from the sun daily? If not, you should be! Sunscreen is the most important element of any daily skin care regimen. The Ultra Violet (UV) rays from the sun cause more damage to the skin than any other environmental factor.  Sun damage is cumulative and starts at a very early age. […]

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Makeup and Your Skin Care Routine

What does your daily makeup routine consist of? Do you prefer to put on a fully contoured face or just powder it and go? Whatever you do, there are many more benefits to wearing makeup other than just looking good! Mineral makeup is not new to the market, and has had a considerable buzz (both […]

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May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month Osteoporosis is a condition that often has no symptoms, and many women may not know that they have it until they suffer a fracture. As it stands now, 1 in 2 women will be diagnosed with osteoporosis in their lifetime. It is important to know if you are at […]

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Stress Less During National Stress Awareness Month

It’s probably safe to say that most of us deal with a pretty fair amount of stress. Living in the Bay Area (and, in general, people who live in cities) we are exposed to many different stressors, in many different arenas in our lives. We all know the major culprits of this stress as well; […]

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How to Improve Your Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep? The National Sleep Foundation says that 1 in 3 people are not, and that’s a big problem! Sleep is where restoration happens, where our body gets a chance to reset and realign for the activities of the next day. Sleep deprivation is hard on the body, and can be a […]

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February is Boost Your Self Esteem Month!

Every day every woman deserves to feel great about themselves, and since February is Boost Your Self Esteem Month, let’s talk about it! I don’t have to tell you that we are constantly bombarded with images and messages about lifestyle, body image, health, etc. that can make us feel bad about ourselves. But it doesn’t […]

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that the incidence of cervical cancer has dropped more than half over the last thirty years? It has gone from being the number one cause of cancer deaths among women, to number fourteen since the 1950s. Do you know why? Because of cervical cancer screening, better known as a “pap” (short for […]

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Winter Blues

With winter fast approaching, our days have gotten short, and our nights have gotten long; accompanied by chilly air, rain, and snow. It’s dark when we wake up, and dark by the time we get home, and often, this time of year, it is not unusual to hear people complaining of feeling down. This is […]

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Skin Care Products: Over-the-Counter vs. Medical Grade

Department stores carry a wide variety of skincare products from popular global brands. These over-the-counter (OTC) products often make bold claims about their potential effects on your appearance, and some of them cost as much or more than prescription-strength skincare products only available from a medical provider. So, what’s the difference between these types of products? Is there […]

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Menopause and You

Menopause is a word that can evoke a range of emotions in women. These days, it seems as though our society is obsessed with youth and youth culture, and historically the conversation around women’s sexuality (including the menstrual cycle, menstruation and their associated symptoms) has been muted, taboo, but it doesn’t need to be. Menopause […]

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