Author page: Mia Mantillam

How To Navigate Education On & Offline During The Pandemic

By: Children and Screens This year’s “back-to-school” looks very different for families grappling with the pandemic. While some students will return to in-person learning, many will take their classes online or participate in a hybrid model that mixes virtual education with in-person attendance. Each scenario comes with its own set of challenges, opportunities, and anxieties. With this in mind, we’ve brought together…

How to Apply Makeup to Skin With Psoriasis, According to Makeup Artists

By: Marci Robin As common as psoriasis may be, the autoimmune condition, which typically presents as rash-like scales on the skin, poses a unique challenge for those who wear makeup. Many people with the flaky, often red patches psoriasis causes want to conceal the condition’s most visible symptom, but those plaques are also especially difficult to conceal. Where daily makeup application may be an…

What You Need To Know As Hair Salons Are Reopening

By: Leah Prinzivalli As hair salons have now reopened around the country, many people, many of which have longer hair than usual, find ourselves asking the same question: Should I get my hair cut? Depending on your home state, hair salons may have been open since April (Georgia) or as recently as late June (New York City). Hairstylists and salon owners, like other personal-care…

How to Hold a Socially Distanced Playdate For Your Kids

By: Bonnie Azoulay We’re more than halfway through summer (there’s a month left, but who’s counting?) and parents are still walking a tightrope to ensure their kids are safe while being entertained. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, plenty of kids have gone months in quarantine without seeing their friends and family. But now that states are loosening up their shutdown policies, your children…

Why Women Should Sync Their Workout Routine With Their Menstrual Cycle

By: Alisa Vitti If you’re tried different fitness routines to help solve your period problems, you know on some level that they don’t work for women. Maybe you made progress for a while, but then it stalled. Maybe you never made progress or, worse, your symptoms got more severe when you started a new health and fitness routine. This phenomenon…

12 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep Faster During Stressful Times

12 Tips to Help You Fall Asleep Faster During Stressful Times By: Patia Braithwaite Anyone who has wearily dragged themselves to bed, gotten under the covers, and discovered that they can’t sleep knows that figuring out how to fall asleep faster is an elaborate affair. As you toss, turn, scroll through Instagram, and keep calculating how many hours of sleep you’ll have…