You’re working, you’re moisturizing, and you’re sleeping—you’re busy. We know. Don’t have time to scour the web for the best skincare, anti-aging, nutrition, and wellness articles every week? Charlotte’s got you. The best of the week is right here.
~ SmartGlamour designer Mallorie Dunn brings to light another aspect of body inclusivity: height. Here’s how to rock heels when you’ve already got a few inches on your date. — Bustle
~ Controlled breathing is the new yoga. Breathing techniques (the link between yoga and meditation) reduce stress hormones, regulate the nervous system, and regulate the oxygen and CO1 levels in blood.
~ Sakara Life tries to convince us there are alternatives to alcohol. Apparently they include Kombucha, Kava, Beauty Water cocktails, and non-alcoholic beer. — Sakara Life
~ John Mayer loves Snappchatting his skincare routine. People are loving his snaps of him applying various nighttime creams (some which are upwards of $500). — Elle
~A Star Trek makeup exhibition? M.A.C. has a new store at the World Trade Center and September will include a special Star Trek installation. – New York Magazine
~ Hardly shown, often hated. It’s time armpits get some of your much neglected love. — Refinery29
~ Chaz Dean Inc. (that hair care brand you’ve been watching late night infomercials on) is in touble. They are facing a lawsuit over hair loss, hair breakage, rash, and balding. – New York Magazine
~ Amy Schumer is giving health and wellness advice. Her new book includes some health and wellness advice involving meditation and learning to ignore negative opinions. – Well&Good
~ We couldn’t be more confused as to why Gigi Hadid is still having to take down body shamers. But she looks damn good while doing it. — InStyle
~ We’re constantly looking for some help with PMS. This month, it might be Vitex (Chaste Tree), as the ancient Mediterranean shrub eases cramps and even settles mood swings. — StyleCaster
~ The taboo subject of periods within the Olympic Games has finally been breached. Hail Chinese swimmer Fu Yaunhui for bringing menstrual cycles into an Olympic interview. — Well + Good
~ People are going nuts over this model. She’s 45…you must look at this one. – NewBeauty
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