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What We’re Reading Now: John Mayer Is Snapchatting His Skincare, Mallorie Dunn Rocks Her Height, Olympics Embrace Periods, and Much More…

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


Image: Lovelace-media for Bustle

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