The Impact Of Education On My Life-Neutrogena® Wave for Change® #WaveForChange

    Education has always been a very important part of my life from as far back as I can remember.  I was raised by both of my parents and my father has always been a manual worker while my mother stayed at home to raise us kids.  Although my father always worked hard, there never seemed to be enough to go around when it came to supporting a family of five.     Don't get me wrong, we never went without eating but there were some scary times when we didn't know where the rent money was going to come from or how we were going to get basic school supplies to start school in the Fall.  As a result, my parents always encouraged all of us to do well in school and to pursue higher education.  They made it clear to us that having a career would ease some of the financial burden that we had seen them go through in our childhood.     For the third year in a row, the Neutrogena® Wave for Change® campaign is bringing hope to thousands of kids in need.  For every Wave for Change® video view on … [Read more...]

Stress Control Tips for a Healthy and Beautiful Back to School Look with Neutrogena®

    There is nothing like the excitement of going back to school and connecting with all of the people that you haven't seen all Summer.  In my case, since I am a teacher, I don't experience the same stresses about appearance that my students do but it is still very important for me to take very good care of my skin.  Over the years, my skin care regimen has changed as my skin has changed and I have modified my skin care products to keep up with my skin's changing needs.     The Summer can wreak havoc on your skin between the added sun exposure and the exposure to harsh chemicals like Chlorine in pool water.  Along with the extra anxiety of preparing for school and accepting that vacation time can soon be over, stress can also affect your skin and complexion in a negative way.  In my case, I have noticed that this additional stress causes the oily parts of my skin to become oilier.  I'm sure I don't have to go into what the consequences of oily skin are like clogged pores, acne, and … [Read more...]