July 22, 2019187
by Amelie Harding
Here we are again, facing another hot Louisiana summer! This time of year we all love heading to the beach or lounging by the pool, enjoying friends and family, and making great memories. While we’re out having fun in the sun, it’s important to remember our skin. For many of us, long gone are the days of...
July 22, 2019241
Tips and Products to Keep Hair Healthy During Harsh Summer Heat
Altered's Favorite Summer Product Picks
Moon Landing by R+Co.
We love this humidity Shield year round! When you use moon landing you’re shielding off that terrible Louisiana Humidity.
Death Valley by R+Co.
Between swimming and sweating your hair gets...
July 21, 2019204
How I made Direct Selling Makeup Work for Me.
By Mamie Credeur
I wear many hats – I've been in the beauty industry for over 17 years, one of the head teachers at Irene’s School of dance for over 20 years, a wife, and a mother of three. I love this crazy, beautiful life of mine, but my career path branched out into something...
July 21, 2019180
By Danika Arenibas
This summer is sure to bring out the sunscreen in the masses – how do you choose the right one for your family? And how about all the “natural” products on the shelves. Are they truly natural or just labeled that way? Did you know that Sunscreen enters the bloodstream after just one day of use? There have...
July 21, 2019260
By Brandon J. Alleman, OMP, CEK, HHP, D.PSc
How exactly does one become anointed as an "expert"?
I ask this because I have seen more so-called “experts” saying things that are simply not based on sound physiological principles that are quite misleading. One such statement is that losing weight is as simple as “calories in...
July 21, 2019248
A Cardiologist's Advice on Staying Cool in the Sweltering South
By Kevin A. Courville, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Tired of the heat, yet? Me too. Unfortunately, the soaring temperatures and high humidity that we have been experiencing are only the preludes to several more weeks of wicked heat as summer continues. It's important to stay...
July 21, 2019324In January 2016, my husband Heathe and I received the surprise of a lifetime when the ultrasound tech saw two little heartbeats. Big sister Anniston, 5, was over the moon excited! We were pregnant with identical boys and named them Nyle Matthew & Griffin Cole.
July 21, 2019304
What to Understand Before Trying CBD Products
By Leah Richard
“Not that long ago I was on 18 different medications, CBD
has helped change that, it’s given me my life back.”
Bonnie Hebert has lived with multiple illnesses, including
severe rheumatoid arthritis, for decades. Flair ups were commonplace and so
February 18, 2019431
Local sleep consultant Kala Guichard helps parents solve challenging sleep problems and improve family health and happiness
Ask just about any new parent what’s on their mind, and you’re likely to hear the same answer over and over again: Sleep.
Parents of newborns may joke about sleep deprivation being a “rite of...