Monthly Archives: October 2013

Eco-friendly cleaning with cream of tartar – Good for baking and cleaning, it turns out

 Cream of tartar? Before I could commit to cleaning with it, I wanted to know what this stuff even was. What is that weird white powder that hides in the back of every spice rack? Well…   Cream of tartar is a potassium-based … Continue reading

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7 Sneaky Ways Bacteria Gets Into Your Beauty Products

Simple ways to save your stash from germs   You may know that you need to clean your makeup brushes once a week and toss your beauty products once they’re expired, but that doesn’t mean you’re in the clear when … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Look Younger With Makeup

  Find out what researchers have discovered is the key to turning back the clock Women worry about wrinkles and struggle with dark spots. But a new study brings to light a more subliminal aging cue: a lack of contrast. … Continue reading

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The smallest tweaks can have the biggest effects. Sprinkle these spices on your food to add years to your life

Cayenne Health benefit Packed with vitamin A, which crushes winter viruses Add it to Wintry one-pot wonders Try this recipe: Hot stuffRefuelling doesn’t have to be a flavour-free affair, and this chilli proves it. It’ll give you the perfect blend of carbohydrates and protein and … Continue reading

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The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn the 10 … Continue reading

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Green Gardens, Green Gardening

There is nothing more attractive than a beautiful garden. However, your garden can place a heavy burden on nature unless you take steps to keep it environmentally friendly. Here are some of the best ways to keep your garden green, … Continue reading

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Vaseline, A.K.A. Petroleum Jelly, May Not Be As Harmless As You Think

Check your average medicine cabinet, and you’re bound to find a jar of Vaseline. But is your trusty petroleum jelly really a “cure-all”? More importantly, is it as harmless as you think?  New York-based dermatologist Dr. Alan Dattner, founder of, … Continue reading

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