Chelsea Crockett

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Summertime Health Myths

Believe it or not, summertime is when we are most likely to be at our healthiest. Our immune systems are stronger because of our body’s natural circadian rhythms. Although this…

Believe it or not, summertime is when we are most likely to be at our healthiest. Our immune systems are stronger because of our body’s natural circadian rhythms. Although this is true, it doesn’t mean that we can slack on taking care of ourselves and protecting our body! Here are some common summer health myths that cause some people to stumble up when it comes to self-care.

  1. The sun will clear up your acne: I have had friends tell me that they go to the tanning bed because it helps them manage their acne. That is not the right way to treat acne! The sun, or tanning bed, won’t dry out your zits. A tan may help camouflage them, but so does concealer.2220101
  2. The sunscreen in your makeup is enough protection: Relying on the SPF in your makeup is a common mistake. The SPF in beauty products usually isn’t high enough to really protect your skin. Use a daily moisturizer with SPF in it in addition to your makeup for full protection.
  3. You are only sunburnt if your skin is red: Not true! Sometimes it can take hours for your burn to actually start showing. So, if you are laying out in the sun and it looks like you aren’t burning, you won’t always spot it is burning until it is too late. It can take up to 6 hours to start to show redness!

If you don’t know if something is true, ask your doctor or a trusted medical expert. Better safe than sorry!

XOXO, Chels

 

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Summertime Water!

I can’t believe how hot it is outside!  Which means summertime is in full force here in the U.S.  Our summers are pretty hot here in the Midwest.  I’m always…

I can’t believe how hot it is outside!  Which means summertime is in full force here in the U.S.  Our summers are pretty hot here in the Midwest.  I’m always looking for a refreshing healthy drink that helps to beautify my skin and body. I’ve recently started experimenting with ice water and different fruits.  You should give it a try!

You can buy strawberries, blueberries, cherries, oranges, limes, grapes…..the list is endless. First, wash your fruit. Then cut it up and squeeze the juice into the glass. Drop the fresh fruit into the glass and fill it with water and ice.  Have fun experimenting with which fruits taste best together for your taste buds! One of my favorites is cherries, strawberries, and oranges. It gives my water a sweet taste with healthy vitamins and no useless calories! Chelsea Crockett - Fruit Drink

Another option is to add cucumbers, watermelon, and mint herb. It’s a refreshing drink with a different twist. No matter what you add in your bottle, it’s guaranteed to be 100% healthy for you and your body. Another tip is to freeze your grapes before you add them in your water. When they’re frozen, they act as ice cubes to keep your drink ice cold! The possibilities really are endless. Give it a try, let me know your favorite concoction, and I’ll have to try it out for myself! Enjoy!

Cheers! – Chelsea

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Summertime Skin Tips

            Hey ladies!  Keeping your skin healthy is a daily struggle for girls year round, but during the summer this task seems even more difficult.  As we all know, there…

            Hey ladies!  Keeping your skin healthy is a daily struggle for girls year round, but during the summer this task seems even more difficult.  As we all know, there are lots of products to try out on our skin to reduce unwanted breakouts.  But what we don’t know is that there are many things we can do in our everyday routine to reduce our imperfections.

            Chelsea Crockett - WaterSince it is summer, most of us will be spending the majority of our time outside in the high temperatures and hot sun.  Be sure to get very comfortable with H2O.  Water helps maintain the moisture in our skin and body.  Our body needs at least eight glasses of water to stay properly hydrated.  If you’re a soda or coffee drinker and need your daily boost of caffeine, you’ll need to triple the amount of water you drink!

            Because summer is a time for fun in the sun activities, make sure you apply (and reapply) sunscreen!  Some of us think we only need to apply sunscreen once and we’re set for the day.  But studies show that to have full protection, we must apply every hour and a half to two hours.  If we don’t, the result will be a sunburn.  Sunburns damage the molecules in our skin and produce redness, pain, swelling, and sometimes peeling.  Another negative is that they make you feel hot and tired, and who wants that?Chelsea Crockett - Exfoliating Skin

            Another quick tip is to exfoliate your skin.  Doing this gets rid of the dead skin on your face.  If you don’t get rid of it, it sets on your face making it look dry, dead, and dull. 

            Hope this helps you get glowing and healthy skin!

                                                                                       XO – Chels

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