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The Galveston County Daily News: Fashion, Beauty & Fitness

December 8, 2016

Fashion, Beauty & Fitness

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Get the Skinny on Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

(StatePoint) Even with a year of healthy habits under your belt, it’s easy to let the holiday season tip the scales. But don’t let those parties, extra trays of cookies floating around, and massive holidays feasts get the best of you.

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Friday 11/18/2016
Must-Have Accessories for Cold Weather
Updated: November 18, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) In cooler weather, it’s all about finding clothing and accessories that stand up to the elements and are also stylish. Here are some great, functional must-have accessories to keep you looking great and feeling warm.

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Thursday 11/03/2016
5 fall fashion finds that blend comfort and style
Updated: November 04, 2016 - 2:33 am

(BPT) - As Mother Nature exchanges her green attire for endless hues of yellow, orange and red, you too may be thinking it’s time to spruce up your wardrobe. This fall, the leading trends are blending fashion with comfort to create eye-catching styles that move with ease through all your autumn adventures.

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Friday 10/28/2016
7 easy beauty tips to transition to fall
Posted: October 28, 2016

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Wednesday 10/26/2016
How everyday consumers can bring clear vision to those in need
Updated: October 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Many people who wear glasses share a similar experience. They told their parents the chalkboard at school looked blurry, their parents took them to see an eye doctor and in less than a week, they were wearing glasses.

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6 fall looks for the modern cat lady
Updated: October 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - From kitten heels to cat-eye sunglasses and leopard print, feline fashion has appeared on the catwalk for decades. Cats have likely played the role of fashion muse in part due to their refined elegance and sophisticated style. However, while cats have always been highly regarded in the fashion world, their owners don’t always get the same respect. According to a recent survey Google Consumer Survey asking people to describe cat owners, nearly half (43 percent) replied “weird or quirky” followed by “reserved” (22 percent) and “nerdy” (15 percent). As somewhat expected, the study also revealed the most common phrase associated with “cat lady” is “crazy.”  

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Monday 10/24/2016
Cleaner, Clearer Skin Three Ways
Updated: October 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Face it, oil makes a marvelous makeup remover. Now, it’s available in a new cleanser, Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil, that’s good for all skin types. It’s a noncomedogenic, nonacnegenic innovation that deeply cleanses while maintaining the skin barrier and leaving no residue.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
Skin Sense
Updated: October 20, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—As temperatures drop, the importance of helping to protect your skin doesn’t. UV rays reach Earth’s surface year-round—even in the fall and winter months when we don’t feel the heat. One of the best things you can do for your skin is to include sun protection as part of your daily routine, even as the weather gets brisk. Actress and Coppertone spokesperson Brittany Snow has bright ideas to help keep skin healthy and hydrated throughout the cooler months:

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Friday 10/14/2016
Take Good Care Of The Skin You're In
Updated: October 15, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Here’s skin care news you may be glad to hear: Scientists in California have found a way to help skin care products work smarter—using an ultrasound tool with their application.

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Wednesday 10/05/2016
Meet the skin guru who can help uncover your most radiant skin
Updated: October 06, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - The year 2016 will go down as one that gave women everywhere access to what has been a Hollywood beauty secret for generations. A growing number of women are now in the know and are painlessly unveiling soft, flawless, camera-ready skin in the comfort and privacy of their own homes, thanks to a new device called DERMAFLASH. 

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Tuesday 10/04/2016
How Women’s Concepts of Beauty are Changing
Updated: October 04, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) The modern age has expanded the scope of what Americans consider beautiful, while at the same time, it has also introduced social media -- an ever-present reminder of one’s appearance.

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Tuesday 09/27/2016
Fall Trend Report: Tips to Refresh Your Wardrobe this Season
Updated: September 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Cool weather means tailgating, apple picking, attending festivals and enjoying the changing leaves. It also means it’s time to refresh the wardrobe.

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Monday 09/26/2016
Gran promesa latina lanza línea de moda para el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
Updated: September 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Noticias patrocinadas - Con el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en marcha, los latinos están recibiendo el muy merecido reconocimiento público por su contribución al crecimiento cultural de Estados Unidos. De acuerdo con White House Initiative on Education Excellence and Hispanics, en la actualidad hay más de 54 millones de latinos en EE.UU., y se espera que las latinas representen un tercio de la población femenina del país en 2060. Por esta razón, no debe sorprender que figuras latinas hayan acaparado la atención en los campos de la política, los deportes y el entretenimiento. En el mundo de la moda, las latinas se están posicionando a la cabeza y están resaltando sobre el resto. Este es el caso de la diseñadora y ganadora de la temporada 14 del Project Runway de invierno , Ashley Nell Tipton.

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Breakout Breakthrough
Updated: October 03, 2016 - 2:05 pm

(NAPSI)—If you’re ever among the more than 40 million Americans with adult acne, facing a few facts may prove positive for you.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Three Ways to Smooth Up Your Summer
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(Statepoint) Summers can be full of stress – social engagements, work outings, and don’t forget wedding season. Here are some ways to navigate the sunny season with confidence and style.

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Monday 08/08/2016
5 beauty tips to take you from summer to fall
Updated: August 11, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As the sunny days and sizzling heat of summer come to an end, it’s time to transition into a new hair and beauty routine. The shifting seasons can be the perfect time to try a new trend and there are plenty of style tricks that will help you gradually change your look along with the leaves.

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Thursday 08/04/2016
Did You Know Your Eye Makeup Could Be Making You Sick?
Updated: August 04, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For a lot of women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed -- just as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes.

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Wednesday 08/03/2016
Envíe a sus queridos nuevamente a la escuela con estilo y comodidad
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Noticias patrocinadas - La temporada de preparar para el regreso a la escuela puede ser abrumador con un montón de mochilas, ropa, accesorios y útiles escolares para elegir y comprar. Además, tiene que tener en cuenta el gusto personal de cada alumno. Esta temporada de regreso a la escuela será fácil con unos looks divertidos y personalizados que toda la familia adorará, incluyendo un toque personal a los uniformes. Aquí hay cuatro maneras de estilizar los básicos y crear un traje que expresa la individualidad de sus hijos y su estilo único, todo con un precio asequible.

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Tips to Beat Wardrobe Wars When Back-to-School Shopping for Kids
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that kids have strong opinions when it comes to style and that their tastes are always evolving. With 38 percent of parents spending between $100 to $249 per child on back-to-school clothing, according to statistics from online retailer zulily, parents and kids alike should feel confident in their purchases.

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Tuesday 08/02/2016
7 ways to simplify your summer routine
Posted: August 02, 2016

(BPT) - By now, you’ve probably settled into an easy, breezy summer routine filled with beach days, poolside chilling, festivals and living life outside whenever you can — but don’t stop there. Simplify your life and get the most out of your summer with these shortcuts to make your daily routine even easier!

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Be Part Of A LifeRide
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:33 am

(NAPSI)—Your hands, an artist’s handiwork and a motorcycle’s handlebars can get together to help end a terrible disease, even if you never ride the bike.

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Friday 07/22/2016
A Special Birthday Gift
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is an August baby, birthstone gift options are about to become more colorful.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
H20: The Key To Healthy, Glowing Skin
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Healthy skin is universally defined by this major trait: hydration. A hydrated complexion looks and feels fresh. It’s radiant and resilient and able to bounce back from daily environmental stressors—all thanks to a balance of water in the skin.

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Monday 07/11/2016
As more millennials undergo plastic surgery, safety concerns rise
Updated: July 12, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - More Americans are turning to cosmetic surgery to look better, not just younger. But some may be jeopardizing their health by engaging in potentially dangerous behaviors like self-treatment, going abroad for discounted cosmetic surgery, or purchasing injectables off the internet.

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Tuesday 07/05/2016
Looking Your Best
Updated: July 06, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—You can look better in a swimsuit than you may think. Here are three secrets that can help:

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Thursday 06/30/2016
Your beauty routine's dirty little secrets and what small steps you can do to improve your regimen
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Whether you are heading to a backyard barbeque or a summer soiree, a healthy, glowing complexion is the best accessory this summer. Everyone knows the drill about proper skin cleansing and moisturizing regimens, however, many women are interfering with their skin health by not taking the same care when it comes to their beauty products.

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Say 'I Do' To Smoother Skin
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Planning a wedding is pretty stressful for everyone — brides, grooms, parents, and sometimes the entire bridal party. Looking your best on the big day — one that will be forever immortalized in photos and videos — can contribute to your stress level.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Four Ways a Simple Beauty Ritual Can Brighten Your Day
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 10:48 am

(StatePoint) It’s no secret that shaving is a big part of a woman’s daily routine.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Smart Swimsuit
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Helping women look and feel like the beautiful people they are may not sound like a typical business model but it’s what’s worked for one American company.

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Thursday 06/16/2016
Look Younger, Longer
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Men seeking a more youthful appearance should remember that their skin is different from women’s-thicker and with larger pores—and needs special skin care products geared to them. By age 50 or so, men’s skin starts to lose its ability to stay hydrated, leading to skin sagging, wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes and large pores that become more visible. Another way to keep up a more youthful, put-together appearance is to be sure your facial hair is soft, neat and healthy looking.

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Thursday 03/31/2016
Simple and Easy Ways to Update Your Beauty Routine
Updated: March 31, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Although beauty secrets are often kept confidential, some are willing to pass on their tips to help others update their beauty routine.

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Monday 03/28/2016
3 Tips for Achieving Fitness Goals this Season
Updated: March 28, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Was your New Year resolution to get more active this year?  A whopping 60 percent of these resolutions fall by the wayside after only six months, according to research from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Monday 03/21/2016
Fashion Tips from a Top TV Costume Designer
Updated: March 21, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re at work or on the town, you want your clothes to look their best. However, limited time and money can pose challenges to building and maintaining a great wardrobe.

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Saturday 12/26/2015
10 Tips to Stick with Your New Year's Weight Loss Resolutions
Updated: December 26, 2015 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Millions of Americans will make the resolution this New Year to lose weight. But goal setting is the easy part. Staying on the weight loss track and maintaining that weight loss is where the challenges begin.

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Tuesday 12/22/2015
Tips to be Smooth During the Hectic Holidays
Updated: December 22, 2015 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) The holidays can be quite the merry marathon. Between work parties, family gatherings and New Year’s Eve on the town, it’s a lot to handle. Here are some helpful tips for navigating the busy holiday season social scene in style.

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Wednesday 12/16/2015
6 Basic Tips to Keep Your Lips Healthy this Winter
Updated: December 16, 2015 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) During the winter, your lips may bear the brunt of the elements, both indoors and out. Centrally heated homes and offices can be particularly drying, and whipping winter winds can take a toll. Even ultraviolet rays from the sun still do damage in the cold of winter.

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Tuesday 06/30/2015
Rewrite the Rules for Your Weight Loss
Updated: June 30, 2015 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Want to drop pounds for good and finally get fit? Losing weight may sound like an insurmountable test of will power, but you may have better success if you make small, attainable changes, as well as seek out newer solutions that can help you boost your weight loss efforts.

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