Sure, it's the season of sweat. But are sweatier than the girl next to you? "They" say girls don't sweat, but mist. "They" lie. Each and every hour, the average girl sweats five ounces—enough to fill a wine glass, says Michael Shapiro, M.D., medical director of Vanguard Dermatology in New York. And that’s before you factor in scorching temps, stress, and killer workouts. That's pretty darn sweaty—and chances are you sweat even more than the average lass. Why? One study published in Experimental Physiology found that fit women sweat much more than their unfit counterparts. And despite the pit stains,…
A concoction that hydrates, tastes amazing, and has health- and complexion-enhancing ingredients to boot? We're in! When regular H2O feels boring, try this water with oomph, created by Alexis Wolfer, author of The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty's Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen. Sip two to three cups per day on a relatively empty stomach—like after a workout or when you've spent the afternoon outside—to get these fantastic natural benefits, suggests Wolfer. MintA cooling effect can help tame facial redness by lowering your body temp, says Wolfer. Dermatologist Francesca Fusco, M.D., adds: "Mint, as aromatherapy, could help reduce stress-induced acne…
It's official: They can rebuild you. While you were busy puzzling out the sci-fi mysteries of Bionic Woman the show, bionic woman the reality has been brewing in science labs and doctors' offices across the country. These days, researchers are boldly going where no one has gone before when it comes to the art of human reconstruction. ACL surgery? Who needs it! Botox? For rubes. That's all baby steps compared with the stuff we found when we checked in with leading experts to uncover which of your body parts can be fine-tuned through technology. Spine Old-school spinal surgery is invasive…