The Cinco Vidas Blog was started by Britta Aragon, cancer survivor and founder of CINCO VIDAS INC. Cinco Vidas is a lifestyle brand of products and services that focuses on enhancing the way we live with cancer and ultimately, survive it. The company was created after Britta went through a second experience with the disease - this time, her father's diagnosis of colon cancer.
On February 5, 2013, New York Times columnist Mark Bittman wrote an article entitled “Cosmetics Wars.” I’d like to bring it to your attention for two reasons:
1. He notes that if all goes according... Read Full Post
When I was interviewing survivors for my book, When Cancer Hits, one thing I heard over and over again was that looking good—or even normal—can help you feel good, too.
Think for a moment how you... Read Full Post
At the beginning of my book, When Cancer Hits, I talk about how I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease when I was sixteen years old. I had no idea at the time what a huge impact it would have on my... Read Full Post
I’ve posted about parabens before—those potentially harmful preservatives that are used in so many of our personal care products. These synthetic chemicals help keep products free of contamination,... Read Full Post
This is the first year I wasn’t quite sure how to approach my 2013. I thought about doing a new vision board. Then I thought I’d write out my goals like every year, set accountability,... Read Full Post
Did you know that cell phones and smart phones have small amounts of toxic chemicals? This last October, the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center teamed up with technology experts at ifixit.com to test for... Read Full Post
You probably already know that harsh, cold, and dry winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Skin becomes dry, dull, flaky, and sometimes even more reactive. And who wants to look tired and older... Read Full Post
We’re in the middle of the month of December. Have you lost it yet? No matter how you cut it, the holidays are often stressful. There are the financial pressures, the parties, the travel, the... Read Full Post
I’m excited to tell you not only about Rachel’s new book, Flirt Fearlessly, but about the new partnership between Rachel DeAlto and CV Skinlabs. Rachel is touring to promote the book, and will... Read Full Post