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2 Facts "Fast-Fashion Brands" Don't Want You To Know + Solutions

If you were to start asking people on the street if they knew what fast-fashion was, or what are the most famous "fast-fashion" brands, you would likely get a variety of strange responses. Some people might know exactly what you are talking about and exactly what the ramifications of it are. But let me tell you the truth ... They are so rare! Many people might have heard of the term or even might have a good guess of what it could mean. The majority of people, however, have probably never heard of the term fast-fashion, despite the fact that nearly everyone these days contributes to its cycle. What is a fast-fashion? Fast-fashion refers to the sped up cycle of...

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Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Recently I went for a checkup with my doctor and we did some routine blood tests. When my results came back, my doctor revealed to me that I have a Vitamin D deficiency! This came as a shock to me, as someone who spends a lot of time outdoors enjoying the sun because one of the major sources of Vitamin D is, in fact, the suns rays. However, not wanting to put myself at risk in the suns rays, I started researching other ways to improve my Vitamin D levels. What is the cause of Vitamin D deficiency? I started my search and the first thing I found was an article in the National Library of Medicine, or NIH, telling:  Vitamin...

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Ali Hendi M.D. Interview With NBC4 Washington | Melanoma Monday: 4 Things You Should Know

Dr. Ali Hendi, Co-Founder of luminora™, was recently interviewed by NBC 4 Washington. In his interview with NBC 4, Dr. Ali Hendi spoke about keeping safe from the sun, and skin cancer prevention. It is estimated that one in five Americans will get skin cancer, making it THE most common cancer. Skin cancer cases outnumber breast, lung, colon, and prostate cancer combined! The most common skin cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma is slowly growing and rarely fatal. It grows within the skin and typically does not spread (metastasize). The second most common skin cancer is Squamous Cell Carcinoma, which can be fast-growing, and has the potential to spread. However, melanoma is the deadliest and accounts for the majority of deaths from skin cancer; Luckily...

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Amazing Skincare Tips For Working Women

Millions of working women face this struggle to find balance and manage stress, which is affecting all of their overall wellness, including their skin health.  You are not alone. Our days starting early and ending late, and rest has become a luxury rather than a necessity. Being a mother and new business owner, I am experiencing this situation too and trying to create balance in my sometimes unbalanced world. Juggling my family life and my new business, especially while it is still in its infancy, is both busy and stressful.   We all know finding balance in our lives has a positive impact on both our mental and physical health. But there is a big question! How? Exercising regularly, eating a balanced meal full of veggies and fruits,...

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11 Foods Women Should Eat To Keep Their Skin Clear and Healthy

According to dermatologists, what you eat can have as significant an impact for the skin as any skincare products you use. So easily you can keep it clear and healthy. But there is a huge difference: skincare products can expose your skin to chemicals, eating healthy and including these specific nutrient-rich foods in your diet is a natural way to keep your skin looking and feeling good. Some foods can even help your skin build up a natural barrier against harmful free radicals found in the sun’s rays. To name some... Tomatoes, green tea, kale, and yellow and orange vegetables all have nutrients in them that will help protect your skin from the sun. The lycopene found in tomatoes (especially cooked...

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