The secret weapon to strong nails is moisturized cuticles—if you remember to apply cuticle cream or oil along with your hand lotion after every hand washing, you’re that much more likely to prevent brittle and broken nails. Even better: You don’t need a fancy cream handy when you’re in a pinch. According to Skyy Hadley, a celebrity manicurist and the […]
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Over half of women complain about pain in their breasts when exercising (and not just fuller-figured women!), says Fresh Pair bra fit expert Bobbie Smith. Are you one of them?
Laying your head on your pillow each night should be an exercise in comfort and serenity—not a guaranteed way to wake up with a neck cramp. Here’s a quick test to see if it’s time for a new one: Fold your pillow in half, squeezing out the air. If it doesn’t spring back to shape, you’re overdue for a new […]
With apple season gearing up, you may find yourself craving juice or cider. If you’re having trouble choosing between the two, consider this food for thought: Cider contains an extra antioxidant. According to a study published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, cider is enriched with approximately two to five times the amount of polyphenols found […]
If you’re running to an afternoon meeting, but you’re self conscious about the impact that tuna sandwich you had for lunch had on your breath, just wash it down with a cup of green tea.
Today’s the last day of flip-flop season (at least in New York City). And after months of traipsing around in skimpy plastic shoes, chances are your feet aren’t looking so fabulous. Here’s how to get them back into shape—without breaking the bank. 1. Apply cuticle oil to nails and the surrounding skin. 2. Sink feet into a tub filled with warm water […]
I was at my mom’s house the other day when a high-pitched noise coming from one of her lamps started bothering me. I asked her if she could somehow turn the buzzing off, and she looked at me like I had three heads—as it happens, because of our age difference, she couldn’t hear a thing. Want to hear for yourself […]