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The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...
5 Steps to the Perfect Sunless Tan

5 Steps to the Perfect Sunless Tan

Q. I have never used self tanner. What do I need to know? Licensed esthetician Catie Wiggy responds: A. Now that summer is here and sleeveless shirts and shorter skirts are back in your wardrobe rotation, it’d be nice to have a rich, healthy-lo ...
Using Tea Tree Oil for Topical Skin Relief

Using Tea Tree Oil for Topical Skin Relief

Q. In spring and summer, I notice my skin gets itchy and uncomfortable easily, plus I’m dealing with insect bites, cuts and abrasions from being outdoors more. What natural solutions can you recommend? ...
All the White Moves

All the White Moves

These days, I don’t play games when it comes to sun exposure. I won’t leave home without my big, floppy hat and absurdly oversized sunglasses, not to mention practically bathing in broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen.  Living in South Florida, I worry a ...