Today is National Raspberry Cake Day. This is a cool and refreshing dessert that is a summer time favorite. Raspberries have many health benefits. They are rich in vitamin C, manganese and fiber. Raspberries also contain vitamin B1, vitamin B3, folic acid, magnesium, copper and iron. If you are craving something sweet today, treat yourself to a slice of raspberry cake!
Shea butter is extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. It has moisturizing, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties and contains vitamins A and E, as well as five essential fatty acids. Shea butter helps fade acne and other scars, heals sunburned, cracked and peeling skin, soothes skin allergies and reduces muscle aches. While shea butter is great for hydrating most of your skin, it should not be used on the face. It is very rich and can make some people break out.
Though you may not realize it, your lips can suffer burns, aging, and an increased risk of skin cancer just like the rest of your body if not protected. When exposed to the sun, try to wear a lip balm with SPF of at least 15 to protect the delicate lip tissue. This will keep your lips feeling and looking healthy and vibrant.
Planks are one of the best exercises we can do to help strengthen our core, which are the muscles that support our back and abdomen. A strong core supports your spine, internal organs, posture and the power of all your movements. It also helps us perform every day activities with a little more ease. When doing the plank, it is important to always remember to keep your spine straight.
Wardrobe staples are basic items you can wear from one year to the next without them going out of style. Layering tank tops like white, black and grey can be worn with anything. You can also choose a nice, bright color that you would love to see peeking out from under a blouse or sweater. Layering tanks are also useful when pairing them with sheer clothes. Pulling together the perfect look doesn’t have to be complicated – so bring on the layers.