5 Elements That Can Damage Your Skin

Find out how to protect your skin against all the elements, here.

5 Elements That Can Damage Your Skin

By Toni Gasparis

Your skin is affected by all of the seasons, weather conditions, and elements in the air. All of these environmental factors can cause damage, dryness, and signs of aging to your skin. Learn how to protect your skin properly by knowing what can affect it and the preventative measures you can take throughout the year.


Everyday Sunlight

Everyday Sunlight

Regardless of what season it is, the UV rays in sunlight can be harmful to your skin. People can and do frequently get sunburns during the winter months, even on cold days. Make sure that wearing a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher is part of your daily skincare routine. For an added bonus, use a multi-purpose moisturizer with SPF to hydrate your skin and combat the seasonal elements.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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