Summer is officially here which means super-hot, melt your makeup off weather. Long days outside in the sun can mean smeared mascara and quickly fading foundation. But not to worry—I’m sharing some easy ways to keep your makeup looking fresh this season, plus a few steps for simplifying your routine for these crazy high temperatures.
The #PlasticFreeJuly movement is gaining momentum. Plastic—in its thousands and thousands of extremely useful everyday forms—is one of the most damaging products ever to enter our environment. And because we use plastic every day without even thinking about it and discard it multiple times over, we don’t fully realize its devastating effects. From polluting oceans and harming wildlife to filling up landfills without ever decomposing, plastic is having disastrous short- and long-term effects on our planet and our health and the future of both.
What exactly is inflammation? It’s a normal biological response in the body that reacts to protect or heal certain tissues. Basically, blood vessels become more permeable to allow nutrients and white blood cells to get to the “damage” site and solve the problem.
Copper is one of the oldest metals known to mankind. It also happens to be an element that can offer various health benefits to the body, which is why it’s been widely used for many medicinal purposes for thousands of years. One of the easiest ways to reap the health benefits of copper is by drinking water from a vessel made of copper, such as a copper water bottle. While the practice of using copper as a water vessel originated in India as an ancient Ayurvedic practice, it has also found support in various recent studies.
Marni Wasserman | Real Food & Real Life Nutritionist
Summer is in full swing and people are lighting up their barbeques to make delicious meals for the summer months! There is nothing more tasty and beautiful than a plate full of grilled vegetables with just a brush of olive oil and sea salt. But this is just the start – in addition to veggies, there are of course a wide variety of things you can place on your grill…and no, I am not talking generic hamburgers and hot dogs. I am talking about quality foods from real sources such as organic meat, wild fish and even organic soy for those who are vegetarian. There is no shortage of what can be created on your backyard grill, so let’s get you inspired!