Author: Cassy Hathaway

7 Health Tips for Women Working Abroad

Before you decide to work abroad, there are several important factors to consider: the country where you’d like to live, housing, and transportation, among many others. Expat women, in particular, have unique concerns related to health, well-being, and safety while working abroad. Here are 7 health suggestions to help women prepare for – and manage – their new life in a foreign land. Research your destination, particularly health and safety standards Where are you headed? Before departing for your new country, try to learn as much as you can about it. Learning about customs, traditions, and holidays, as well as ... Read more

Oxygen Concentrators: Everything You Need to Know

Most people with respiratory problems are probably familiar with the hassle of needing to be close to an oxygen tank at all times. While an oxygen tank does provide a constant supply of oxygen, it’s too bulky and heavy to allow a user to move freely—especially outside of the home. Due to a high demand for a more portable source of oxygen, oxygen concentrators were developed. What are oxygen concentrators and how do they work? Let’s take a closer look to find out. Oxygen concentrators are relatively small devices that filter the air from your surrounding room and concentrate it ... Read more

The Truth About Toners

Toners are known by many names—astringent, tonic, emulsion, lotion, pre-lotion, etc. But to set it straight, all of those names are just marketing terms that only causes confusion when choosing the right one for the skin. To put it simply, toner is usually the second step in a typical skincare routine after cleansing. In this step, the toner gets rid of impurities, like makeup and dirt, that are left over from cleansing. There are three types of toners based on their main ingredients—alcohol-based, water-based, and water plus glycerin-based toners. Here’s a brief overview of each one:   Alcohol-Based Toners   ... Read more