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Green Tea Bags for Puffy Eyes, Perfect!

Late-night deadlines and environmental toxins can stress the delicate skin around the eyes, causing puffiness and dark circles. A natural remedy that is an alternative to the old cucumber standby is green tea bags. Loaded with antioxidants and plenty of tannins, green tea bags shrink swelling and reduce the fluids around the eyes. Causes Puffiness around the eyes can be caused by lack of sleep, overwork, skin disorders and hypothyroidism. Pregnancy can cause fluid retention and puffiness around the eyes. A high-salt diet also causes fluid retention. Other causes come from toxins through alcohol and tobacco use. Hormonal changes, skin disorders and allergies affect the delicate skin around the eyes. Despite popular belief, lack of sleep, fatigue and staying out late are not the main causes of dark circles under the eyes. Some of the more common causes are allergies, eczema, heredity, smoking, drinking, nasal congestion that dilates and darkens under-eye veins, sun exposure and thinning skin, according to the Mayo Clinic. Treatments Placing brewed tea bags on the eyes for a short time period …

3 Steps To Help Grow Your Instagram

So you know those wedding vendors who already had a ton of blog followers before they started using Instagram? Of course, they’re able to build their Instagram to 100k+ followers quickly! Their followers are simply coming from other platforms. but what about the rest of us who don’t already have a large blog audience to bring to instagram? What about those who are starting from scratch (or almost scratch)? When I first started building my Instagram, I had virtually no blog following… well, besides my son. I was in a perpetual state of the 24/7 hustle, trying to attract clients while nurturing the few clients I already had. It was hard to produce my best work while constantly worrying that client inquiries might disappear the next month. It wasn’t until I made a few intentional tweaks to my Instagram feed while building a strong strategy that I started to alleviate some of that stress. To my surprise (and delight), it helped me start booking clients more consistently too because Instagram gave my business a personal …

How to Update That Denim Shirt

I have more than a few denim tops hanging in my closet that I am having trouble parting with but also having trouble wearing at the same time! Why??? Because denim is so gorgeous when worn right but so awwwwful  when worn wrong! So when I came across this fabulous NYC fashion blogger’s post on how to update denim I was all in and wanted to share. Read it HERE.