Yoga Must Haves and Essentials for Beginners and Beyond

Yoga must haves and essentials for beginners and beyond. Yoga can be very relaxing and a great way to help increase flexibility and strength.   It will depend on what type of class you are attending whether it is hatha, vinyasa, bikram or other options can define what you need.  We recommend trying different classes to locate one that works for you and what benefits you are trying to achieve. Here are some general things to know about going to your first yoga class or reminders if you are getting back into yoga after a break. Arrive 20 to 30 minutes early

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Summer Essentials – Our Summer Must Haves

The summer is long from over. As we are enjoying the weather and activities that come with this season, we wanted to list our summer essentials and must haves here for our readers. Summer usually means sunny skies and warm weather especially in the northwest.  With the temperatures rising, pool floats have become very popular.  From flamingos and swans to donuts and pineapple floats.  The pool and seashore has become very colorful this year with an array of brightly colored options.  Also very popular and a favorite of ours is frozen treats.  Popsicle recipes are popping up all over and recipes are not

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Tips for Summer Hair Without the Frizz

Frizz can be a nuisance when it comes to hair.  Summer brings on a myriad of experiences and memories that many enjoy.  Whenever there is a change in seasons, there is also a span of time where the humidity is higher or precipitation is heavier that can lead to frizzy, unmanageable hair. Beauty Tip:  Taming frizzy hair from high humidity, travel or rain When going outside cover hair in a hat or hood to protect it from moisture in the hair. Even though it is outdated, we think about what our grandmother’s wore when they went out in the form

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What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

With wedding season in full swing a frequent question is what to wear to a summer wedding? Here is a collaboration of some of our favorite dresses to wear to a summer wedding.  We opted for peach, purple and blue tones to be different and stay away from the traditional little black dress that we wore all winter long.  All of these dresses can be dressed up with high strapped heels or dressed down with wedges or sandals.  When in doubt, dress in something that makes you feel good about yourself and allows you to move freely on the dance

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New Mom Must Haves for Summer

Are you a new mom? Did you have a baby this spring or winter?  Here are some new mom must haves for looking and feeling your best this summer. Let summer be your best season yet with your baby in tow.  Select items that are on-the-go easy like a pair of pants that stretch and low wedges for good ankle support.  Try a nice lightweight flowing top or even a swim cover up to help dress up an outfit and still stay comfortable in warm weather.  Remember to wear sunscreen and protect lips with a sheer tint lip gloss with

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Topic of the Week – Summer Beauty

Summer is coming and here are our summer beauty tips. Brilliant sunshine paired with ice cream, tiramisu, or iced coffee: there are many reasons to rejoice the summer. beautypress explains what our hair and skin are longing for during summer season. Cleansing is a must! Not only does the climactic change effect our skin, but also the differing productivity of our oil glands. They are more active during the warmer months than in the winter months. Hence, a lot more sweat and dirt accumulate on the skin’s surface that cause clogged pores and impurities. At the same time, environmental toxins

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5 Tricks to Keep Your Skin Beautiful During Summer

Guest Post By: Dr. Alan J. Parks, founder of Eastside Dermatology & DermWarehouseFor many people, summer is the time to get tan, and to them, tan is beautiful. People love the thought of getting a little color after a long winter of pasty white skin, however, what you think may make your skin look beautiful in the short term will most likely have very negative effects in the long term. After almost 30 years of practicing dermatology and seeing countless patients suffering from premature aging, and even worse, skin cancer, the one thing I hear the most is that my patients

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