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  • Beach sunning
    How to heal sunburn quickly
    Even though we try to use sunscreen when exposed to the sun for an extended period of time, sometimes its rays get the best of us. Regardless of how our skin came to be red, dry and painful, we all want to know how to heal it as quickly and...
  • Winter Dry Skin
    Combat winter dry skin
    It’s the dead of winter and your skin is probably feeling like elephant skin right about now; but it doesn’t have to. There are simple steps you can take to keep your skin hydrated with a dewy, summer feel.Dry brush- Use a dry facial...
  •  How To Keep Beautiful Skin During The Winter Season
    How To Keep Beautiful Skin During The Winter Season
    The Polar Vortex Winter of 2014 is brutal on your skin. Protect your skin with moisturizing products. Formulas that work well during the other seasons, might not have the moisture level required for winter months.The natural moisture in skin and...
  • U.S. Water Vapor Satellite Image on Sunday afternoon
    More heavy rain possible this week
    DiscussionI hope you were able to get out and enjoy the nice weather this weekend because big changes are on the way. Humidity levels are already increasing as moisture from Tropical Storm Sonia in the Eastern Pacific Ocean spreads across the...
  • Three melted butters
    Buying better butter: water content matters
    The water content of butter makes a big difference in how it tastes and works in cooking. And, as we showed last year, salted butters contain considerably more water than unsalted butters. But, in a talk last week by author Patricia Wells, we...
  • Five-day rainfall forecast for period Sept. 30, 2013 - Oct. 5, 2013
    Summery weather regime returns to southwest Florida
    Tropical moisture is poised over the Florida Keys and southward into the Caribbean. This moisture is set to slowly advance northward across southwest Florida during the next few days. Associated with this northward surge in moisture is a weak area...
  • Thunderstorms on southern horizon (view from north Naples, FL) early on Sept. 28, 2013
    High dew points and showers return to southwest Florida
    As a weak low-pressure passed across north Florida and moved out into the Atlantic, drier air moved into southwest Florida on Friday (Sept. 27, 2013). Dew points (a measure of the absolute humidity of the air) dropped into the lower 70’s...
  • dr. bronner's magic soap
    Beat dry skin this winter
    We all have suffered from dry skin at one time or another. It creeps up on you and can even cause an itching sensation during the cold winter months. Many feel as thought their favorite drugstore moisturizers simply are not doing the job. Well,...
  • Snail mucous anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, moisture skincare
    Snail mucous anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, moisture skincare
    It’s no wonder anyone who has been looking for the fountain of youth has never found it, they weren’t looking in the right place. Close but no cigar. The Japanese beauty treatment is trending the air waves.Letting live snails slime...
  • Snow Angel
    Snow Sports; Winterize your skin
    Winter is time to protect your skin withmoisturizing products. Formulas that work well during the other seasons, might not have the moisture level requiredfor winter months.The natural moisture in skin and hair are reduced by wind, cold,and indoor...
  • Hybrid Humidifier and Diffuser adds moisture to the air nose and throat
    Hybrid Humidifier and Diffuser adds moisture to the air nose and throat
    What is the most common cause of a dry throat and coughing? A cold is a common causing nasal drip and that “tickle,” but dry air is the second commonest cause to lead to a dry throat and coughing. Dry air in the home and especially...
  • Natural hair tips for the fall
    Fall and winter hair prep for natural hair
    As fall approaches, the weather changes. With the weather changes brings a host of problems for natural hair.Most noticeable is how the air can cause your hair to get incredibly dry. When the season begins to change you should take note of any...
  • Heat, humidity and locally heavy downpours
    Heat, humidity and locally heavy downpours
    It started in earnest about five days ago. The summer monsoonal rain pattern finally kicked in across southwest Florida. Even though monsoon means a seasonal shift in winds, it was the related rain pattern that finally made itself felt. As the...
  • DIY: How to Steam Natural Hair to Maximize Moisture and Curls
    DIY: How to Steam Natural Hair to Maximize Moisture and Curls
    There are so many products available for naturals that it becomes a job just to have enough money to buy them. For an investment of about $150, you can purchase a tool that looks a lot like a bonnet style hair dryer, and use it to perform a deep...
  • Get your skin ready for winter
    Get your skin ready for winter
    The harsh, moisture-free,winter air canreally do a numberon your skin, leaving it dry, itchy and irritated. But there are many simple ways to combat dry skin and help keep your skin feeling moist and supple.Turn ona humidifier. Using a humidifier...