8 Best Pick Hair Styles for Parties

Fed up with the monotonous, same old hair story you’ve been carrying for the last parties? Well, maybe it’s time to perk it up a little with some simple techniques you can do to your hair. Revamp your look with a couple of little fixes on your tresses that could change your partying mood now and forever. Read more

Relaxation and Sleep: Why You’re Not Very Good At It

Many of us just don’t get the connection between relaxation and sleep. We usually wait until we’re sleepy, then lie down in bed. If you find yourself waiting helplessly for sleepiness to descend upon you, you may benefit from creating a relaxation ritual before bedtime. Read more

5 Natural Ways to Better Sleep

You don’t have to be an insomniac to benefit from learning new ways to sleep better. Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important ways of staying healthy. Even your immune system’s strength depends on consistent, good sleep. Whether or not you get the flu this season could have a lot to do with how you’re sleeping. Some long-term and serious consequences of chronically poor sleep include heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Read more

Hairapy: Get the Looks You Really Want

For all you girls out there, you know how stressful finding the “perfect” look can be, right? Whether you choose curly, straight, or the popular messy ‘fun bun’ look, its hard to perfect. Being a Hairstylist, I even have the problem of being too lazy to style even my own hair every morning. After doing everyone else’s hair all day, mine is the last thing I want to think about. Read more

Tired? You Might Actually Be Dehydrated

Many of us suffer from low energy levels or fatigue, brain fog, lethargy, dry skin, and/or muscle cramps on a regular basis.  If you are one of these people, and research shows that the number seems to be increasing, you may simply be dehydrated.  It sounds too simple, but even mild dehydration can often be the culprit behind many or all of these common conditions.  Even high blood pressure can be caused by dehydration. Read more

Melanotan: A Dangerous Golden Glow?

As the rain pours down on yet another dismal winter day here in the UK, we dream of summer holidays and the warm, healthy glow that a suntan gives us. However, many ‘tanorexics’ can’t face the thought of looking pale and interesting and instead insist on a year-round tan. The health risks of sunbeds are now well-documented, but what about the latest self-tanning craze; Melanotan? Read more

Mindfulness; The Pause for a Cause

Our reactions to most situations can benefit by pausing ourselves and being present in the here and now. We are all faced by events we find distressing every day, both small and large; burnt toast, account overdrafts, misbehaving children, loss of employment, failing grades, and sometimes even the loss of a loved one. Depending on our individual reactions to these events, we can escalate them into episodes of profound depression, panic attacks, substance abuse, mania, hyper-aggression, or one of many other mood and behavioral conditions. Read more

Why Improving Your Self Image Is Important

Self image affects almost everything we do in life. Our own view of ourselves may be inaccurate. The way others view us, or the way they perceive us affects our thinking. This results in a distorted view of who we are inside. Read more

St John’s Wort: Safe Natural Remedy for Depression?

For sufferers of depression the natural, herbal remedy, St John’s Wort was welcomed with open arms. The remedy is derived from a common, yellow-flowering hedgerow plant and is proven to be effective for mild to moderate depression. It is viewed by millions of advocates as a kind of Prozac but without the stigma or risk of a proper drug. Read more