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Glassell Park and Highland Park Real Estate Resurgence

The real estate industry in Northeast Los Angeles has been booming for years. We hear it on television and in the news. Rarely is a news story published where the term “gentrification” is used to describe areas like Eagle Rock, Mt. Washington and Highland Park, regions where home values...

6 effective natural mosquito repellants

Mosquito season is here! With so many repellent options to choose from, I am often asked which ones are safe and can be made at home, without harmful chemicals. Here is a list of 6 essential oils that are great for fighting mosquitoes and other insects: 1. Peppermint oil:...

Baby Boomer reflects on the obsession with body waxing

What’s the obsession these days with removing body hair? I mean, what about painting on thick brows, excruciatingly painful waxing, and obviously fake-looking hair extensions? This baby boom must be feeling my age because I just don’t get it. Yes, I shave my legs, but I can’t help but...

Add a little jojoba to your life

Jojoba is derived from the seed of the desert plant Simmondsia chinensis and has numerous uses in a variety of industries. This liquid extract is considered an effective conditioner, moisturizer, cleanser and softener for skin and hair. Jojoba extract is liquid wax, often called oil, and is quite similar...

Why you should visit health centers more often

A vacation is a welcome escape from the hectic times and demands of everyday life. Look for exotic vacation destinations with visions of tropical landscapes and high-altitude mountains as a different place to shake off the stresses of your everyday existence to rejuvenate, revitalize and relax. However, if you...

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