We Tried It HIGH-TECH SWIM GOGGLES
My version of swimming is standing in a pool or a lake, sometimes with a cocktail in hand.
Just Bust a Move
Counteract all that slouching and slumping and even— brace yourself—aging by improving your flexibility and range of motion. You’ll reap the benefits for years to come.
So This is Weird A KEGEL CHAIR
I love riding my girlfriend Emsella at the doctor’s office.
Setting a New Table
Nutrition experts like Rosie Mensah are leading the way for a more diverse, inclusive and culturally specific approach to healthy eating.
ENTREPRENEUR LYNN-MARIE ANGUS ON WORKING WITH HER SISTER AND SHARING INDIGENOUS MEDICINES
Business origin stories tend to follow a predictable formula: Someone encounters a need in the market and creates a new product or service to fill it.
RE: I'll Be There For You Why our friends are more important than ever
THE FRIENDSHIP FILES
Quick Question HOW CAN I PROTECT THE HEALTH OF MY PEEPERS?
When it comes to vision problems, women have higher rates of all three of the top eye diseases: glaucoma (a condition involving damage to the optic nerve), macular degeneration (which degrades central vision), and cataracts (a clouding of the lens of the eye).
GET UNDER YOUR SKIN
Sure, probiotics are good for your gut, but did you know they can benefit your face, too?
Eat More BUCKWHEAT
From noodles to pancakes, what can’t buckwheat do?
ECO-FRIENDLY YOGA MATS
Do It For The Climate
SKIN FEELING OILY, PARCHED OR STRESSED? CONSIDER AN ACID TRIP
When it comes to skin care, knowledge is power, and we’re all getting smarter. “Since the pandemic, people are actively seeking information through online tutorials and master classes,” says Patricia Clare, a Vancouver-based national trainer for NeoStrata, an anti-aging skincare line. “They’re really trying to put it together. I’ve never seen anything quite like it.” Knowing that different results come from different ingredients is part of the journey toward building a skin-care routine that works for you, and that means getting more familiar with acid ingredients.
We Tried It: A PRICEY AT-HOME LED FACE MASK
For three minutes every evening, I lie on my couch with an absolutely terrifying mask placed over my just-cleansed face while red and blue lights allegedly work their magic to give me line-free, blemish-free skin. The mask is the latest innovation from Dr. Dennis Gross, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatological surgeon known for his at-home peeling masks. The DRx SpectraLite FaceWare Pro is an LED mask that uses red light to boost collagen and reduce fine lines, and blue light to kill bacteria to help heal and prevent future breakouts and redness.
The story behind a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed heart condition that's affecting Canadian women.
Sudi Barre is a young, healthy, fit woman who, immediately after giving birth, suffered a heart attack. Then she had seven more.
PSYCHOLOGIST JANINE HUBBARD ON SUPPORTING KIDS (AND PARENTS) AS THEY HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL
This September, as we cautiously ease out of a year-and-a-half-long pandemic, we’re heading back into a school year that’s unlike any other. School has changed. We’ve changed too.
IS THERE EVEN SUCH A THING AS A HEALTHY BREAKFAST CEREAL?
HOW THE PANDEMIC HELPED ME OPEN UP ABOUT MY PARKINSON'S
Recently, my family and I ventured north of our home in Ajax, Ont., to the Bruce Peninsula to go hiking at Greig’s Caves.
Eat More - MEDJOOL DATES
You always remember your first good date. One nibble, and you’re courted by a deep caramel flavour, soft texture and delightfully sweet taste. For me, it was love at first bite.
AT YOUR LEISURE
WHAT YOU DO WITH YOUR FREE TIME IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOU MIGHT THINK. HERE’S WHY HAVING A HOBBY IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH - AND HOW TO FIND ONE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU
We Tried It AN ACUPUNCTURE FACIAL
As a beauty writer, I’m invited to try all sorts of new treatments. But I also get a bunch of inspiration through Instagram scrolling—and that’s where I found my latest task. French influencer Mathilde Lacombe posted a filter-free self ie highlighting her ridiculously smooth forehead, which she claimed wasn’t the result of Botox. Instead, she said her ironed-out guise was thanks to cosmetic acupuncture.
Women need to get enough of six key minerals and vitamins for optimal health. The good news? It's easy to do.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NATURAL CALM
What Has the Pandemic Done to My Body?
This is ourselves— under pressure.
Small But Mighty
THE NEW SUPERFOODS
In Conversation: YOGINI NANCY ZAGBAYOU ON TAMING STRESS, MAINTAINING A ROUTINE AND OPENING UP THE WELLNESS INDUSTRY
What comes to mind when you think of self-care? Maybe it’s scented candles and a meditation app or colouring books and a face mask. But Montreal-based wellness entrepreneur Nancy Zagbayou believes self-care is not something to be purchased. “For me, self-care is self-compassion,” she says. “And that compassion gives us the ability to be resilient.”
The Red-Hot GUIDE TO STAYING COOL THIS Summer
POOL FLOATS. POPSICLE MOULDS. SUNSCREEN PICKS AND BARBECUE TIPS. WE’VE GOT EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KEEP YOUR CHILL.
Life Lesson: HOW I STOPPED COUNTING CALORIES AND STARTED TO EAT WITHOUT FEAR
When the world shut down last year, so many of us had no idea what lay ahead. Alongside the fear and uncertainty, there was, I admit, a tinge of excitement—the same kind of feeling I had when school got out for summer vacation. An abrupt stop to any routines meant a chance to reinvent myself and emerge from the end of this a more confident, more beautiful (read: thinner) woman. I know I wasn’t the only one with this idea.
THE SILENT TREATMENT
TOO OFTEN, WOMEN IN CANADA ARE DISMISSED, NEGLECTED OR MISDIAGNOSED BY THEIR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS. A NEW ALLIANCE WANTS TO CHANGE THAT FOR GOOD.
SHE BLINDED ME WITH SCIENCE
In her books, her op-eds and her wildly popular Twitter feed, Dr. Jen Gunter helps women around the world separate vagina facts from vagina jade eggs. Now she’s untangling that feared and misunderstood time: menopause.
How to make Lauren Toyota's vagan spin on sloppy jokes
In her new cookbook, Hot for Food All Day, Lauren Toyota shows that vegan recipes can be seriously delicious— and super simple to make. Here are four tasty places to start.
Four Ways to Kick the Winter Blues
This is the year to focus on peepers that really pop.