Cynthia Gouw's career is built on reinvention -- she went from model, to actress, to journalist, from an aspiring lawyer, to fearless advocate for Asian American culture, to compassionate community activist.
From groceries to household cleaning supplies to an education, it's no wonder wellness companies are jumping on the bandwagon and making it easier than ever for you to stay well. I recently tried three such services in order to give you the scoop on what to expect before you sign up.
Baby, it's cold outside! The holidays may be over, but dry, itchy winter skin is still in full effect. With less moisture in the air, there is less moisture in our skin, and sadly, indoor heat can be just as dehydrating.
Many of you already know teas (specifically black and green teas) are high in antioxidants. But did you realize that tea can also be beneficial to your hair growth and used as a natural highlighter/colorant?
Because acupuncture does not act on a superficial level like Botox, fillers, or plastic surgery do, it really improves the health and wellness of your face and body. It energizes you physically, mentally, and spiritually. It brings true health and true beauty to a person.
What? You didn't get the memo? Ladies, you are supposed to be unnaturally thin -- but with full Cs, a tight butt, and all-over muscle tone. Oh, and guess what? If you somehow manage this Herculean feat, you will still require copious amounts of airbrushing. Reverse airbrushing, that is.
On Feb. 2, 2012, our dear friend Punxsutawney Phil declared that we would have six more weeks of winter. Well, time's up!
While many "walk for a cure," which I do think is worthwhile, I will also speak out for a more intelligent approach to manufacturing, which should include the exclusion of synthetic fragrance in all products.
Healthy skin is vital for our survival both emotionally and physically. To boost these capabilities, we need to understand its role and importance in our overall health and learn how to better care for our skin.
People often ask me, "Where should I start taking better care of myself?" I suggest you begin from the ground up. At the end of a long day, sit back and put your feet first.
However you like your lips -- drenched in gloss, dabbed with balm, or drawn into a scarlet cupid's bow -- they're sweeter to kiss when they're not covered in synthetic chemicals.
Most facial creams contain similar basic ingredients, no matter how expensive. Be smart and read the label and find a product that has the ingredients that fit your needs and your budget!
Most Americans would be astonished to learn that of the approximately 12,500 individual chemical ingredients in personal care products, the overwhel...
Cosmetics gild and enhance what we already have, but no product will match the transformative effects of a healthy lifestyle.
While I appreciate the culture's desire for larger women, I hope for a culture that appreciates women just as we are.
Would you say I was crazy if I told you that a brief four minute workout could help you shed fat, taper inches off your waist line, improve your overall health and endurance?