What We’re Reading Now: Skin Cream Containing Your Own Microbes, Nudes Are Being Redefined, How Jane Fonda Keeps It Sexy, and Much More…

The Weekly Charlotte's Book Roundup

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.

 

~ Nude, redefined. Women of all skin tones have made it clear that nude is not the same color for everyone, and brands are responding. See what these 20 brands are doing to redefine nude.  — Cosmopolitan

 

~ Jane Fonda’s secret to sexy. From facials to martinis, this is how the 79-year-old stays looking and feeling young— Yahoo! Beauty

 

~ Is it really better? Almond butter is everywhere, is it actually healthier than peanut butter? This nutritionist explains.  — Nutritious Life

 

~ The future of skincare: bottling up your microbes? Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have discovered the possibility of using the body’s naturally occuring bacteria in lotion to suppress and kill harmful bacteria that cause severe skin infections like eczema. — The Atlantic

 

 

~ Wake up with Kristen Bell. Get all the deets on her a.m. ritual, including her go-to morning beverage and her only slightly “woo-woo” trick for preventing a cold. — Well+Good

 

~ Star-worthy beauty products. The best beauty products as recommended by celebrity hair stylists, makeup artists, facialists and other experts in the beauty biz. — ELLE

 

~ Zoe Saldana kicks some major butt on and off screen. The actress from the Dominican Republic speaks openly about the ups and downs of living in a multicultural home and explains how she incorporates the island life in her beauty routine— Byrdie

 

~ Beauty, style & wellness advice from the former editor-in-chief of French Vogue. Joan Juliet Buck shares the wellness rituals she swears by, how she gets her creative juices flowing, and the best beauty tip she learned from Vogue— MindBodyGreen

 

~ Could taking a bath be considered cardio? A recent study found that a hot bath burns the same amount of calories as a 30-min walk. Read more about the health benefits of passive heating here.  — The Conversation

 

~ Mom wasn’t lying when she said greens are good for you. Everyone knows eating leafy greens are good for you, but why? Here are the 10 benefits of eating your greens— Sakara Life

 

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