What We’re Reading Now: Getting Hot with Amber Valletta, Free-Bleeding Yoga Video Goes Viral, and Much More…

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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.

 

~ Things are getting hot over at Sakara. S-Life Mag just introduced #SakaraHotList, a new series in which they spotlight the hottest artists, fitness experts, entrepreneurs, and overall influencers. First one to heat things up: model and actress Amber Valletta— Sakara Life

 

~ Pump iron, live longer. Researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine just found that lifting weights can significantly reduce your risk of premature death— Refinery29

 

~ Fed up with stretch marks? Here’s what you need to know about treating them, according to a cosmetic dermatologist. — InStyle

 

~ Is the recent cover of Vogue really all that diverse? Readers argue no, claiming the featured models are “overused” and “conventional looking” and don’t represent a wide enough range of skin tones. — CNN

 

~ Don’t toss that Valentine’s chocolate just yet. From lowering risk of heart disease to preventing sugar spikes, here are some reasons why it’s healthy to indulge in chocolate every once in awhile. — Nutritious Life

 

~ Microneedling: is it worth the pain? This beauty editor details her experience and explains why the results of microneedling outweigh the pain— Allure

 

~ This yogi posted a “free-bleeding” video on Instagram. Steph Gongora shared a video of herself doing yoga while menstruating to encourage women to not be ashamed of their periods and instead embrace the natural bodily function. — People

 

~ Does your metabolism need a boost? According to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, people who ate this food lost extra calories equivalent to a 30-min walk or eating a cookie a day. — Well + Good

 

Image via Sakara Life

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