Archives for April 10, 2018

Rimmel London Insta Duo Contour Stick is a Beauty Must-Have this Spring!

Swipe and blend, that’s all you need to do with RIMMEL LONDON INSTA DUO CONTOUR STICK. Regardless of where you are, keep this portable duo on hand to define and highlight your features.
Formula & Benefits: Selfie approved formula, Dual-sided applicator, Ultra-smooth formula, available in three duos to work with your skin tone
Available Shades: Light, Medium and Dark.
This is one beauty product that will be one that you will want to use every day! You can highlight and shape your features instantly!
Look for it where Rimmel London Products are sold! Retails for $6.99.
Self Disclosure: I received a free sample to facilitate this beauty post. Images were also provided. 

Spring Clean Your Beauty Routine with Colgate

Colgate® Optic White® Stain-Less White™ Toothpaste is formulated to remove unwanted dark stains caused by coffee, wine and soda, ensuring your pearly whites are fresh for spring. This product is super simple to incorporate into your beauty routine, ensuring you can continue enjoying your favorite beverages with a visibly whiter smile all season long.

I love how this toothpaste really does whiten and brighten my teeth! It also doesn’t have a bad aftertaste and it is safe to use every day! It also works quickly….within 3 days! With continued use, it really does help remove unwanted stains on your teeth from coffee and even soda. This formula is professionally designed with Hydrogen Peroxide for deep set stain removal.

Suggested retail price: 3.0 oz toothpaste for $4.99 – $5.99.    Availability: Mass, Food and Drug stores nationwide. Look for it at a store near you! 

Self Disclosure: I received a free sample to facilitate this post. Information and images were also provided.

Yogurtland Grand Opening Celebration in Long Beach April 9-15

You don’t want to miss visiting this week!

Can You Protect Your Child from Pediatric Cancer?

Pediatric cancer has been on the rise for decades and it is only now that the problem is starting to get the attention it deserves. Even then, insufficient funding in the field is curbing the speed of research. All of this leads us to the question; can we protect our children from pediatric cancers? The answer is more complicated than a simple yes or no.

There are Ways to Decrease the Chances

The causes for pediatric cancer are far from being clear at the moment, but environmental factors such as being exposed to radioactivity can definitely contribute to the development of cancer in infants and children. On that note, here are a few precautions that parents can take to at least reduce the chances of their children developing any form of the disease.

  1. Exposure to chemicals, fertilizers, pesticides, cleaners, etc. should be limited or stopped totally
  2. Smoking during pregnancy or being in an environment with tobacco smoke is to be avoided
  3. Doctors may suggest preemptive surgery in certain cases to eliminate the chances of the child developing cancers due to genetic inheritance of susceptible genes
  4. Adoption of an organic source of nutrition over processed food by the parents might help to reduce the chances of pediatric cancers in the infant
  5. Radiation inspections before buying or renting a house/apartment is a must, especially if the building is an old one

Prevention May Not Always be an Option

Unfortunately, most of these precautions are not an exact science and there isn’t sufficient data behind them for us to consider them anything more than precautionary measures. In more than 80% of the detections, pediatric cancer is a result of genetic anomalies and abnormalities, so there’s very little that the parents can actually do to prevent cancerous developments in such cases. Nevertheless, timely detection and treatment often saves the lives of thousands of children every year. In other words, although prevention may not always be an option, treatment during the early stages can work.

What Other Option Do We Have?

The situation regarding pediatric cancers is quite murky as of now, since a lack of sufficient research data has made it quite difficult to detect the effects of possible causes and the extent to which they play a role in bringing about the disease. Our best hopes for the future lies in better research today, but that can only be brought on through childhood cancer donations made by individuals and corporate and government agencies. The research personnel involved need the funding to improve the quality of care, treatment and maybe even find a better cure for the disease in the future.

As is evident, preventing childhood cancer through preemptive surgery is possible in a very rare number of cases and the other precautions might reduce the chances somewhat, but if a child has developed symptoms of pediatric cancer, it is important to understand that in most situations, there is probably very little anyone could have done differently to prevent it.