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What We’re Reading Now: Miss Iceland’s Response to Fat Shaming, Signs You’re Magnesium Deficient, and Much More…


October 28, 2016

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.


~ Miss Iceland 2015 says no to body shaming in a bold way. Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir announced she will no longer be competing in the Miss Grand International beauty pagaent after being told she needed to lose weight by the owner. — CNN


~ There’s yet another reason to slather on that sunscreen. It’s a no-brainer when it comes to preventing sun damage, but a recent study in the journal Dermatologic Surgery reveals sunscreen can also reverse signs of aging like wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. — Allure


~ Does magnesium really matter? Sure does! If you suffer from fatigue, headaches, irritability, loss of appetite, or similar ailments, it could be because you’re low on this magical mineral. Here are the common symptoms of magnesium deficiency and how you can up your daily intake. — Get the Gloss


~ Got maca? You’ve probably heard about this superfood that hails from the Andes mountains, but before you add it to your diet, here are 4 things to know about maca— Health


~ We shouldn’t be so scared of sugar. At least that’s what culinary scientist Ali Bouzari says. Here’s his refreshing case for the sweet stuff, all the amazing things it can do, and why we should stop avoiding it like the plague. — Eater


~ Body soufflé is major key when it comes to transitional skincare. The days are becoming drier, which means more moisturizing, but the weather doesn’t warrant a full-blown cream yet. Enter body soufflés— Vogue


~ You already know to steer clear of junk foods if you want young, glowy skin. But what can you eat to actually look younger? Check out this list of 5 foods that will turn back the clock on your skin aging. — Byrdie


~ Being selfish doesn’t have to be negative. It sounds counterintuitive, but in order to be more selfless with others, you have to take the time to care for yourself— Sakara Life


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