Incorporate Massage into Your Summer Beauty and Wellness Routine

Elements Massage™ of St. Peters Teaches How to Give Yourself a Summer Glow through Massage.   Everyone knows that regular massages can help reduce stress and relieve pain, but many St. Charles County residents do not know that massage has beauty benefits, too. Tom and Cheryl Street are the owners of Elements Massage™ of St. Peters (, a massage studio ... Read More »

Never too Late

I was hanging out with the family and, apropos of nothing much, my cousin Doug said to me, “Ever since you were a kid, you were always the smartest one.” I laughed and said, “Well, that hasn’t helped me much; it’s not like I’ve made much of my life.” His response: “It isn’t over yet.” It’s true. It’s not over ... Read More »

Hormone Disrupters

Achieving balanced hormones is hard enough without outside influences creating uncontrolled havoc. Yet products and environmental factors that disturb our delicate hormonal balance surround us. The worst offenders, endocrine disruptors or EDCs, cause untold damage to our bodies creating the potential for the manifestation of disease and cancer. What are EDCs? EDCs are manmade chemicals that infiltrate our bodies in ... Read More »

When It Comes to Beauty and Fashion, Make an Eye-Catching Statement

Change is the only constant for Millennials in the beauty and fashion world, suggests a recent survey. Millennial women, ages 18 to 29, feel empowered to embrace change and showcase a variety of colors when it comes to their appearance. The survey, conducted by Alcon and Kelton Global, found that Millennial women are more inclined to pull fresh trends and ... Read More »

You Don’t Need a Hysterectomy

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Back in the “old days” of gynecology, a woman with female health problems could predictably count on one piece of advice from her gynecologist: a hysterectomy!  Remember that saying, “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail”?  Well, that hammer is about all they had to work with.  Fortunately for ... Read More »

Get the Most Out of Your Farmers’ Market Trips

It’s spring, and farmers’ markets are reopening all over the area. It’s a time of rebirth and renewal for local agriculture and a time for the rest of us to make choices for healthier, smarter shopping and cooking. Let’s end the aspirational farmers market shopping sprees that leave us with a refrigerator full of wilting microgreens and moldy organic berries—and ... Read More »

Top 3 Reasons Businesses Fail in Online Marketing and the One Tool Designed to Help You Succeed!

Today’s market is budding with new businesses – people taking charge of their own destiny and honing in on their skills and talents to open their own business.  Marketing is a key component to their success.  While new business owners eagerly embrace online tools like Social Media channels to support their promotional efforts, the challenge they face is that too ... Read More »