Health and Beauty Tips for 2021
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There are always new things being discovered to keep us looking and feeling great. Here are some new ways to support good health and beautiful skin, hair, and m0re for 2021.

Fatty Acids for Overall Health

Fatty acids have long been known to do good things for the human body.

Fatty acids are categorized based upon the number of hydrogen bonds and carbon atoms they contain; essential fatty acids are categorized in that group ("essential") because the human body doesn't create them on it's own, and they must come from your diet. The essential fatty acids that we have known about for some time are: linoleic acid, or omega-6 fatty acid, and alpha-linolenic acid, or omega-3 fatty acid.

Essential fatty acids support and benefit the body in the following ways:

  • Supporting healthy neurological function, including improved cognition
  • Supporting cardiovascular health, including (but not limited to) healthy blood pressure, reduction of the buildup of arterial plaque, reduction of both total cholesterol levels, as well as LDL cholesterol levels.
  • In some studies have had a positive effect on mental health, anxiety, depression and bi-polar disorder.
  • Has a positive effect on inflammatory disease processes, such as arthritis, asthma, and IBD.

Recently, a new essential fatty acid was discovered, and its positive effects are still being discovered. The newly discovered essential fatty acid, called C15:0, is the first fatty acid to be discovered in almost a century. So far, there is already evidence to show that C15:0 supports general health and cellular resilience to aging, free radicals, and other problematic and damaging issues at the cellular level. Fatty15 is a supplement that provides dietary C15:0 to the body, so that you can benefit from it without having to search out specific foods to provide significant amounts of it.

Treat Your Vagina (and Your Gut) Right

It's always good advice to take good care of your body. The vagina has been a great source of happiness, and also a great source of anxiety for an endless number of women throughout the centuries. Keeping your body's normal flora happy is a good start to making sure no issues like yeast infections or bacterial infections creep up. The upkeep of normal flora of the body is becoming better understood by a greater number of people; many make it part of their lifestyle to look for probiotic and even prebiotic-rich foods and supplements to keep them looking and feeling healthy.

There are so many guides to eating and drinking the right things to manage a healthy environment for flora (prebiotics) and for other foods and supplements to help keep a healthy level of normal flora (probiotics) that it is easier than ever to maintain healthy flora in the gut (This is a male issue, too!) the vagina, and elsewhere where specific bacteria live to keep our body functioning the way it is meant to.

Although the vagina is clearly not the only organ greatly affected by issues like pH and flora, it is an organ that can have the most immediate negative effects by poor maintenance and skewed levels of flora or unhealthy pH. A new product that is keeping women feeling great is boric acid suppositories. These vaginal suppositories were created to combat bacterial issues, the unpleasant or "fishy" smell after your menstrual flow or sex, an overabundance of yeast, and other common maladies that women

Fitness for 2021

If you are into fitness in a major way, whether it is yoga, CrossFit, or other kinds of cross-training fitness regimens, the Fitbit has become a major tool for athletes and health/fitness fans everywhere. Besides new fashion-forward styles from Fitbit, with the introduction of new models for kids, and the streamlined Luxe model, with its many fashionable accessories that are newly available, there are lots of great functions that make Fitbit's monitoring of your vital signs even more of a tool to achieve optimum health.

Did you know you can use Fitbit to monitor sleep patterns, allowing you to find more healthy sleep/wake cycles? With sleep tracking, you can use your timepiece to help you with insomnia and more. The metrics measured by Fitbit also fuels stress management tools: adjust your activities and sleep patterns to achieve a less stressful existence. Check out all of these amazing app features on the Fitbit website.

On the Medical Front

If you are thinking of getting some plastic surgery in 2021, there are some exciting new procedures that are gaining popularity as they are being introduced around the globe. If you are looking to find liposuction in Miami, or any other major city in the US, ask your doctor about the newest non-invasive procedure available for fat reduction.

The use of radio-frequency to achieve the breakdown of fat deposits and stimulate underlying muscles has become an effective reality. Since it is a non-surgical procedure, it is far less risky than traditional liposuction techniques; the reduction of fat cells it causes in one month's time is equivalent to what other comparable lipo procedures need 90 days to get the same results from. This new form of radio-frequency lipo sculpting both achieves fat cell removal, as well as brilliant skin-tightening effects that have had lots of positive reviews, nationwide.

If you are an insulin-dependent diabetic, and you are tired of buying lancets to stick your fingers multiple times a day, glucose meters that don't require finger sticks are becoming more affordable. As they gain popularity, monitors that are less invasive are sought out by diabetics who are tired of endless sore, bloody fingertips. The GlucoTrack monitor is completely non-invasive, and has received approvals for use in Europe andSouth Korea for adults 18 and over with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. It is in the process of being approved for use in the US by the FDA, and hopefully will be available soon for pain-free blood glucose checks.

Beauty Trends for 2021:

  • Bright, "technicolor" eye palettes, including mismatched and fun colored eyeliners
  • "Skinimalism", or embracing your natural skin, and skin biome, with a focus on healthy skin and not heavy makeup
  • 1980's Throwback Looks
  • Braids and "next level" braided styles
  • "Dolphin Skin", or dewy, moist looks
  • Faux Freckles
  • A softer cat-eye
  • 1960's inspired manicures
  • Scalp care
  • At-home peels and masks
  • Curtain bangs and other fun bangs styles

Other Beauty Tips for 2021

Are you a makeup and skincare fanatic? There is an amazing new service called Figure 1 Beauty that has taken choosing a skincare regimen to a whole new level. With this unique service, you will take a quiz about your skin, hair, and beauty routines, and then you will be provided with a licensed esthetician to review the information there, and then recommend a personalized beauty routine that is based on your personal needs. With a huge selection of scientifically based skincare products, you can find all of your recommended products in one place.

Choose from effective formulas that are made with natural ingredients that are perfect for your own unique skin type. Fig. 1 Beauty is female-owned and founded by four friends, one of which is a dermatologist, and another that is a cosmetic chemist. The main focus is to bring beautiful, healthy skin to every skin type and every budget.

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