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6/22/2012 1:08:44 PM
Congratulations to our Baby Contest Winners! - Photo and Video
      In May of this year we hosted a baby photo and video contest.  So many of you submitted such amazing photos, videos and stories – it was very hard to choose our finalists.  We laughed, we oooed, we awww’d, there were even some very touching stories that pulled at our heart strings.  In the end we looked at the following criteria to make our final decision:  story of bonding (in pictures, words, or video), creativity, and originality. See contest rules for more details.      And now for the winners**! VIDEO GRAND PRIZE: Tara Woods   2nd Place: ...
Categories: Baby, Parenting
6/18/2012 3:05:00 PM
Summer Skin Essentials Kit Giveaway! - Rose
Beauty is more than the perfect shade of lipstick or a purposefully made messy up-do; beauty blooms from the inside, but the hardest aspect to any beauty is cultivating the confidence to let it shine through. Leaving are the days that let us hide in our winter coats and sweaters. As we bare more skin, so too do our worries and concerns come out with them. Worries over imperfections, cellulite, wrinkles, and weight can stop us from feeling beautiful in the body we have. Understanding this, we’ve put together a few items to help you feel, look, and smell beautiful all summer long-naturally. We call it our Summer Essentials Skin Kit and we’re...
6/11/2012 7:58:00 AM
Summer Skin Essentials Kit Giveaway! - Iris
Sun stresses and summer activities can wreak havoc on your face and skin.  These stressors can lead to an overproduction of oil or even the opposite with overly dry skin. While too much oil can mean combating acne, overly dry skin accentuates wrinkles and neither feels great. Although keeping your skin balanced is one key to youthful, resilient and shining skin, summer weather makes this tricky. Just another reason we’ve packed our Summer Skin Essentials Kit with light moisturizers and gentle cleansers to help combat summer skin stresses with comfort and ease:   Plus, this week, we’ve added our Iris line to the kit. The Iris...
6/5/2012 12:00:00 PM
Summer Skin Essentials Kit Giveaway!
Did You Know that 90% of visible changes attributed to aging are caused by the sun- changes like wrinkles, brown spots, and sagging skin? Yikes! To keep you looking youthful we put together a Summer Skin Essentials Kit to promote your skin’s natural ability to repair, hydrate, and stay balanced all summer long. The kit includes some of the best Weleda products for summer, that will invigorate your senses while they pamper your body:   Plus, we’ve added our Almond line, great not only for all sensitive skin, but for soothing sun ravaged cheeks! What’s even better? We’re giving it away! HOW DO I WIN THIS FABULOUS GIFT? To...
3/26/2012 2:05:27 PM
How to Fight Seasonal Allergies
After one of the mildest winters on record, spring has come early to the North East. The willow tree next door of our Palisades offices sports some green already, and yesterday I actually saw a butterfly. The daffodils are in full bloom, and most of us are excited about these developments--unless of course, you suffer from seasonal allergies. With an early spring comes an earlier onset of seasonal allergies. Tree pollen, like birch, alder or maple, tends to be the culprit, when it comes to allergy-related miseries. When a sensitized individual inhales pollen, the body’s own defense mechanisms react with the release of histamines, and they...
Categories: From our Experts
1/10/2012 12:16:02 PM
Dealing With Post-Holiday Stress
The holidays are over, and with January’s arrival, come the post-holiday credit card bills. It’s stressful, and stress can greatly hamper our immune systems, making us more susceptible to catching colds and other illnesses. Unfortunately, the height of cold and flu season is just around the corner. For the Northeast, it usually occurs in February. With this in mind, here are some of my favorite stay-well tips!Wash your hands. As a pharmacist, I often come in contact with patients who feel under the weather. For that reason, I am an advocate of hand washing to prevent the spread of illness. Frequent hand washing and the overuse of...
Categories: From our Experts