- 5:32 am Friday, December 2nd, 2016 by Kristi Thomas
High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is very popular, but experts warn the exercise could cause incontinence among young women. According to the Daily Mail, consultant physiotherapist Dr. Kay Crotty explains the high-impact moves subject the pelvic floor to “abnormally high forces,” which weakens the muscles. She says the pelvic floor will struggle to remain stable, and as the workout progresses there is the potential for the pelvic floor to become overstretched. Crotty suggests women who do HIIT engage their pelvic floor, or lower abdominal muscles, as it makes the bladder more stable, lowering the risk of overstretching. Click here to [More]
- 6:00 am Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 by kristi949
Beauty trends come & go, and a new one sees women gluing succulent plants to their nails. According to Elite Daily, some women actually glue pieces of the plants to their nails, while others are simply painting images of the desert plants on their nails instead. Would you try this trend? Take our poll. Click below to see the trend, as well as some other nail art trends.
- 7:48 am Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by kristi949
It’s a sign of the season every year when the highly-anticipated Neiman Marcus Christmas Book comes out. Well, today is the day you get to peruse the luxury items that fill the pages. For the most part, I’ll enjoy looking, but know that I am totally priced out of the majority of items.
There are some exceptions, though, like the $25 bracelet that 100% of proceeds go to charity. But expect to see many items with lots of 0’s attached to the price tag like the walk-on role in a Broadway show or an exclusive Grammy Awards experience. Click here [More]
- 6:14 am Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 by kristi949
If you’re planning on walking down the aisle, here are some of the latest wedding dress trends that you’ll want to check out before buying your perfect ensemble. Click here to see 8 Trends From Bridal Fashion Week. And click below to see InStyle’s choices of wedding dresses for those who want to be chic & those who are interested in a more unconventional look.
- 8:53 am Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by kristi949
I admit to being a skin care addict. I love trying new beauty products–not only because of how they make my skin look, but mostly because of how they make it feel. I used to have combo skin, but find that my skin tends to be more on the dry side now.
My skin care regimen varies from day-to-day based on how my skin feels. Here are my go-to products:
Sunscreen–Living in the Sunshine State, this is especially important, even if I’m spending most of the day inside. You’d be surprised how much sun exposure you get just traveling around in your [More]
- 7:49 am Friday, September 23rd, 2016 by kristi949
Have you been known to scribble little designs while on the phone or during a meeting? What do those doodles say about your personality? I have a tendency to draw flowers, that grow into bunches of flowers, then expand to shrubs. According to Women’s Health, drawing flowers or Mandalas falls under the category of “concentric patterns” and means you’re optimistic. Click here to find out what the specific designs you draw say about you–and how you can use them to your advantage.
- 8:58 am Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 by kristi949
We’ve heard the term “stress-eating” for years and maybe have even blamed some binges on it ourselves. (Guilty, as charged!) However, according to New York Magazine, the journal Biological Psychology did a study that came up with evidence that points to stress-eating just being a myth. Click here to read New York Magazine’s “Maybe Stress-Eating Is Just A Myth.”
- 6:34 am Monday, September 19th, 2016 by kristi949
Last week, NASA quietly made a little shift in our astrological signs. The change up comes because NASA says a gravitational shift has changed the positions of the stars, sun & moon, according to Cosmopolitan UK. So what’s the big deal? You may no longer be the sign you have always been. Click here to find out.
- 6:22 am Friday, September 16th, 2016 by kristi949
As a woman, every single day the struggle is real. Gah!! Another zit, why can’t my hair love the humidity and why are my eyes sooooo puffy?!?
According to Women’s Health Magazine, here are some of the top reasons why:
It’s allergy season (forever in Florida)
Too much salt
Too much wine & other adult beverages
You had a major cry sesh
Click here to see the whole list which includes a couple of legit medical reasons & some suggestions of how to banish puffy eyes for good.
- 6:08 am Thursday, August 25th, 2016 by kristi949
One of the big secret’s to Ellen DeGeneres’ success is that even though she brings in the big, superstar bucks, she is still just like the rest of us in so many ways. This is very evident in one of her most recent Instagram posts that features video showing her trying to get a workout in…and her dogs having a different idea, stealing the show…much like The Rock’s dogs do in many of his Instagram posts. Adorbs!