Lady Parts: A BARB Beauty Series
This edition: Hormone Monsters Be Gone
by Stacy Conde
“You are what you eat.” Somewhere in the 70’s this phrase became a thing. Was it Schoolhouse Rock! or Zoom? One of those shows must have had a skit or a song or maybe it was my early-whole-food-adopter, granola-pioneering father who taught me that what I put in my face will have consequences on my body. Taking that advice was another story.
At a certain point in our years, metabolism changes and after that, eating pizza at two in the morning after a bar crawl no longer goes unnoticed (both in how you look in the morning and how your jeans fit).
Diet and exercise are everything when it comes to keeping the bod in ship-shape. There’s no denying it. In our teens and twenties, we battle one form of hormones and in our 40’s and 50’s, we are faced with another. The task is to find the right combination of things to feed our insides so we keep our outsides looking good. Using products that cater to hair and skin at different stages becomes a must-do.
Everyone has to get to their balanced happy place in their own time and space. If you’re not there yet, you’ll get there soon enough. Let us offer some suggestions to help you tame those hormone monsters.
Our friends at Hum Nutrition say that beauty starts from within. We’re so down with that. Their Arctic Repair, OMG! Omega the Great and Collagen Love are just a few of their supplements that sing to us.