What We’re Reading Now: Ashley Graham on Embracing Cellulite, What You Should Know Before Getting Injected, Why Juice Isn’t Good for You, 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.

 

~ Ashley Graham poses nude for V MagazineThe plus-size model and body-positive activist shares the story of how she came to love herself and her body, cellulite and all— StyleCaster

 

~ Going under the needle? From what to avoid eating and drinking a week prior to treatment to the different types of fillers, here are 6 things you should know before getting injected. — ELLE

 

~ Pass the pomegranate, please! In an observational study conducted over 7 years in China, researchers found that those who ate fresh fruit daily had a 12% lower risk of developing diabetes than those who ate none. — Well+Good

 

~ But hold the juice. People think juice is good for you, but here’s why drinking your fruits and vegetables is way less healthy than eating them whole— The Washington Post

 

~ The best diet is the one you can sustain. A recent study suggests that intermittent fasting, or alternating between eating and non-eating days, is no better or worse than watching the calories you consume on a daily basis. —CNN

 

~ More and more beauty brands are going all-natural. From the best exfoliant to the best cellulite treatment, here are the top natural products for almost every skincare need— Byrdie

 

~ Watch your back, literally. While it’s hard to develop a mind-body connection with your back because you can’t see it, it’s an integral part to almost every movement. With that said, here are 5 simple moves for a stronger back. — MindBodyGreen

 

~ Less portion panic, more balanced eating. Instead of obsessing over the portions you’re eating, you may want to try intuitive or balanced eating, which encourages a diet that is healthy, satisfying and sustainable. — Refinery29

 

~ Excess weight can encourage the growth of cancer cells. Several studies have linked obesity to an increased risk of developing cancer. Here’s what to do to protect yourself, and it involves more than just dieting. — Health

 

~ You want coverage, but you don’t want your makeup melting off in the heat. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are the 7 best water-resistant foundations for the summer. — ELLE

 

~ Soothe your allergies naturally. Tired of pumping yourself with Benadryl? Try this soothing tea recipe instead. — The Coveteur

 

~ Celebrities have ugly days, too. No one feels pretty all the time, including these big names. — Marie Claire

 

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