Here’s Why You’re Experiencing Strawberry Legs

Unlike the “strawberry birthmark” infants can develop (via HealthyChildren.org), “strawberry legs” aren’t red in color as the name suggests. Instead, “strawberry legs” is a term used to describe those tiny, black spots that pop up every now and again after shaving your legs (via Byrdie). Why are they referred to as “strawberry legs”? Because these dark dots resemble the outer […]

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Signs You’re Allergic To Your Shampoo – The List

If you’ve been dealing with a dry, itchy scalp or are struggling with hair loss, your shampoo may have something to do with it. In fact, according to Allergic Living, fragrant shampoos, or shampoos that contain botanical ingredients, are the leading cause of allergic contact dermatitis amongst all cosmetic and toiletry products.  Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when a substance, like […]

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Here’s why you’re checking work emails on holidays (and how to stop)

Finally, the holidays are here—the break you’ve been waiting for. You want to leave work behind, kick back and enjoy time with family and friends. But you’re still checking work emails and taking work calls. Even if you are at a remote location that screams holiday, you’re still thinking about work, or even doing work, although you promised yourself this […]

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The Biggest Mistake You’re Making When Budgeting

Creating a plan to save money and actually committing to said plan is sometimes an uphill battle. The bills are piling up, weekly grocery shopping grows more expensive by the minute, and that’s all without factoring in expenses you didn’t plan for like your car breaking down. When you’re juggling all of these issues at once, sticking to a budget is […]

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You can skip the thigh machine next time you’re at the gym. Here’s why

Nothing can derail a healthy fitness routine quite like effort not yielding results, or worse, causing injury. Oftentimes, simply doing the machine circuit in the gym doesn’t yield an effective workout, and as the experts at Women’s Health point out, some of those machines can be downright dangerous! Case in point, the thigh machine, or as it’s more commonly known […]

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Worried about negative thoughts as a new parent? You’re not alone

If you believe what the media tells us, we should feel nothing apart from overwhelming love, gratitude and excitement immediately when our baby is born. Although becoming a new parent might indeed be a time of happiness, feeling a far more complex array of emotions is actually more common than you might think. Research shows that overall happiness actually drops […]

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