This book is no secret — being a New York Times Best Seller — but for anyone who hasn’t already read it, I’d recommend “Educated” by Tara Westover. It’s a memoir in which 30-something Westover shares her experience growing up in an isolated survivalist family in the mountains of Idaho before…
You’ve been dreaming of a day on the beach – just you and your significant other – with sand on your feet, wispy hair blowing in the wind and sunshine on your faces. Then your travel agent presents you with a hefty potential price tag. Don’t let cost get in the way of the day you’ve been dre…
The weather outside is frightful, and it can wreak havoc on your skin if you aren’t careful. The biting wind and bitter cold can make our faces less agreeable when it comes to wearing makeup during the winter.
When it comes to picking out bed sheets, thread count is important to consider, but it’s not the only thing. According to HGTV.com, thread count refers to the number of horizontal and vertical threads per square inch.
They’re long-lasting, they don’t evaporate and added fillers like water or alcohol aren’t included. Perfume oils are the basis for department store perfumes and colognes, but without the markup.
Few other products have the versatility of coconut oil, from health and beauty aids to practical uses in the kitchen. New studies warn against the classification and use of coconut oil as a "health food," but there still are beneficial uses from taming frizzy hair to greasing muffin pans.
Now that spring is here and summer is on the way, you may want to spice up your look with nail art. While the occasional small flower on your big toenail is still cute for the pool, there are lots of other popular ways to show off your nails.
Unless you can claim Margaritaville as your permanent ZIP code, dealing with stress is a part of life. But just as calories can creep up and add extra pounds, chronic stress also can cause health problems.
Happiness is a focus for BK Taylor, assistant director of wellness services: prevention, outreach and education at Northwest Missouri State University. In this role, he helps students develop tools they need to succeed, including a positive mindset.
It wasn’t exactly wanderlust that spurred her to set out for Malaysia, then Thailand — with plans to hit several other spots around the globe over the following year.
We all want to save the world and hope for peace. One woman thought she could do that. Jena Lee Nardella was young and invincible when she set out for Africa. The young twenty-something had just earned her college degree and $1,000. With nothing more than a dream, Nardella teamed up with the…
Transitioning from day to night doesn’t always call for a total hair and makeup redo. Two stylists from Polished & Pampered offer a couple tricks to help you create a going out look that takes only a few minutes.
Deep within all of us lies the yearning to be accepted. For all our flaws, seen and unseen, we wish to be bonded to those around us. For Elsa, that warm embrace of feeling welcome comes from her “crazy” grandmother. In this New York Times bestseller, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s…
For some of us, maintaining that perfect hair and glowing skin in between beauty appointments can be challenging. Here are a few tips to keep your hair and skin healthy and looking like you’ve just stepped out of the salon.
Whether you're wanting to look and feel younger, maintain your stress level or focus on your overall well-being, there are natural ways to start taking better care of your mind, body and spirit.
Whether you need a relaxing escape from the daily grind or a little touch-up work to improve your appearance, St. Joseph has a variety of options when it comes to getting a little pampering.