The real Dangers of Picaridin - Fire Salamander

The real dangers of Picaridin – yet again, Big Pharma tricks consumers into destroying ecosystems.

We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of the insect repellents containing the poisonous pollutant. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” pesticide Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not […]

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa

There are so many anti-aging creams, potions, and lotions that it can be difficult to figure out which claims are true. However, asking “do anti-aging products really work” is sort of like asking if babies cry: sometimes they do, and sometimes they don’t. Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley Anti-aging products have been around for a long time, for as long as merchants understood that people wanted to look younger. The problem is that sometimes the profit motive encourages sellers to make wild claims that […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]

Bodybuilding Secrets Revealed – Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding Secrets Revealed – Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

Dear Friend, are you looking for a way to build muscle? Would you like the body of Arnold Schwarzenegger without buying all kinds of expensive equipment and paying thousands for bodybuilding programs and apps? Are you going to the gym every day, but there are no noticeable results? You are not alone! The art, science and goals of Bodybuilding are very different from General Fitness, so keep on reading! There’s finally a new eBook created just for people like You! And, if you really want to know the facts about bodybuilding, this ebook is definitely for YOU! This eBook covers […]

On the Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Fashion and Brand Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios, New York)

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World Through Scents – Interview with Perfumer Kelly Jones

The Magical Journey of Experiencing the World through Scents – Hudson Valley Perfumer + Sommelier Kelly Jones – Interview by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Naomi: Hello, Kelly! What an absolute pleasure it is to connect & create with you, thanks for chatting with me. Tell us about your niche perfume brand KELLY + JONES – what led you to launch it and how do you define your product? Kelly: We create olfactive experiences inspired by the vineyard and beyond. Did you know that you’re not supposed to wear […]

Five Easy Tips on How to Avoid Thinning Hair – Presented by Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY

Five Easy Tips for Men and Women on How to Avoid Thinning Hair – Presented by Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY

While many may have thought of hair loss as an exclusively a male problem, the truth is that hair loss can affect men, women and even children. There are many factors that can lead to hair loss, heredity may be one of them. There are also some things you can do to stop the process, you can learn how to avoid thinning of hair. Five Easy Tips for Men and Women on How to Avoid Thinning Hair – Presented by Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY Here are some easy things you can do starting right now that may prevent further […]

The Rising Popularity of Women's Bodybuilding – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Bodybuilding and Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios / New York

The Rising Popularity of Women’s Bodybuilding

The images conjured up when you mention women’s bodybuilding are often flawed. When we speak of women’s bodybuilding, we’re not talking about beefed up women with huge muscles who resemble their male counterparts. No, women’s bodybuilding is much more than that. The Rising Popularity of Women’s Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist Bodybuilding for women means working out for fitness sculpting a tight, toned body. It means losing body fat and weight by working out with weights and performing a well-balanced cardio workout as well. It means […]

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Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent

It may sound funny to you, but it is really essential to understand your own scent (or “smell”), it is really good to realize and recognize how your body smells as it will affect the type of perfume you choose and be prepared for ordering perfume samples online. Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent – by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine The body and skin of each person has a peculiar smell – similar to a fingerprint, voice check or a model of your chromosome. It is scientifically proven that our doubts, hopes, requirements, our nutritional preferences, […]

How to Create a Spa-like Experience at Home

How to Create a Spa-like Experience at Home

(BPT) – During stressful times, there’s nothing better than a little soothing self-care at a spa. If you aren’t able to go out to get pampered the way you used to, however, you can give yourself some TLC right at home. To help you create your own personalized spa experience, Nikki Miller, global director of KOHLER Waters Spa, offers tips for home self-care based on the relaxing treatments offered in their locations including at The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin; in Illinois — and even in Scotland. Her primary advice? “First, create a ritual that suits you, and that makes […]

Resolve to manage your weight in 2021

Resolve to Manage Your Weight in 2021

(BPT) – When you considered New Year’s resolutions this year, were getting healthier and more fit on your list? According to Statista, exercising and eating healthier are the top two resolutions for 2021. It’s not surprising that more people than ever are focused on their health and well-being, as a recent study published by the CDC found that about 74% of Americans are overweight. The hard part is following through. While many set lofty goals, it’s hard to keep the motivation past the first few months. The key is setting up small changes that are easy to keep going, plus […]

What are postbiotics and why should they be part of your daily routine?

What are postbiotics and why should they be part of your daily routine?

(BPT) – Many of us are looking for ways to be more proactive about our health. One way to accomplish that is by adopting more healthy habits to support our immune systems. “In addition to adequate sleep, exercise, eating a balanced diet and managing stress, it’s also important to support gut health,” said Keri Gans, a registered dietitian, certified yoga teacher and author of “The Small Change Diet.” “Most people don’t realize how gut health influences the immune system,” Gans said. “It may seem like these two things are two unrelated functions in the body. But it just so happens […]

Maintain Younger Looking Skin Reverse The Aging Process – with Dr Z. and Irina Damyanidu, Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios)

Maintain Younger Looking Skin to Reverse The Aging Process – Dr Z. and Irina Damyanidu – Hebe Med Spa

If you are already blessed with younger-looking skin, then consider yourself lucky. If you wish your skin looked younger than it does now, then all hope is not lost, as there are things you can do to reverse the aging process. Either way, once you have it, you need to do whatever you can to maintain younger-looking skin. Maintain Younger Looking Skin to Reverse The Aging Process – with Dr Z. and Irina Damyanidu, Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) The first step is to minimize or completely […]

Welcome aboard, Naomi Harris! – Interview and Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Welcome aboard, Naomi Harris! – Interview with Maxwell Alexander

Maxwell: Hello, Naomi and welcome to the Hudson valley Style Magazine’s Editorial Team! Wow! We are really fortunate to have you and so looking forward to creating amazing Fitness, Lifestyle and Wellness Content with you! I know it all, but please, tell out readers about yourself! What is your story? Welcome to the Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Naomi Harris! – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Naomi: Thank you for having me here, I am honored! I am a true local to the Hudson Valley, born & raised in Kingston. Having grown up athletic, I earned my […]

Gyms are open, so it's a great time to get into bodybuilding!

It’s always a perfect time to get into bodybuilding sport – by Fitness Coach Maxwell Alexander

The sport of bodybuilding has grown steadily in popularity over the years. From its heyday in the 1970s to now, technological advances, as well as nutritional advances, have made bodybuilding a sport that focuses on the art of the human body and what is possible when it is pushed. Bodybuilding is more than just lifting weights, however. To have an effective bodybuilding program, you have to focus on many different things – especially if you are serious about your goals. In fact, setting goals can be one of the most important parts of an effective bodybuilding program. What do you […]

Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice of Hebe Med Spa – The Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley

Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice of Hebe Med Spa

When we are young, we think it’s forever, though the search for the fountain of youth has been a quest as long as the history of human civilization. Consumers pay millions of dollars every year in hopes of finding the magic solution or remedy to aging. Some people resort to surgery to remain having a youthful appearance. Instead of spending money on the painful and expensive surgery, you can age gracefully with some attention to the needs of your body so you can age naturally and beautifully. Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice, Aesthetician, Hebe […]

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander

5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – Interior Design Tips

A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process. 5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art – with Designer Maxwell L. Alexander Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big […]

Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

Being beautiful can mean so many different things to so many different people. Regardless of what it means to you, this article has a lot of wonderful tips on how you can be more beautiful and keep yourself looking that way for a long, long time. Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age Beauty Tips by Mary Ayres, Aesthetician, Hebe Medical Spa If your lips begin to appear thinner with age, you can use this makeup trick to make them appear fuller and more plump: opt for a lighter, creamy lipstick in a neutral shade. […]

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The Canadian Rockies: Trail Of The Grizzly – Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Over and over the huge grizzly bear stabs her powerful paw into the mountain river, fishing for her breakfast in the chilly, shallow water. A cool, crisp mountain breeze drifts through the valley; moist morning dew blankets the ground. The soothing sound of running water plays continuously as the sun scales the mountain peaks and illuminates the dawn sky. There can be few places on earth with the raw, natural beauty displayed throughout the Rocky Mountains. Vast forests race up the huge grey, granite faces until the grade becomes too steep to support the great myriad of roots. Songs of […]

Holiday Gift Ideas 2020: Le Labo Fragrances Discovery Set

Holiday Gift Ideas 2020: Le Labo Discovery Set

Le Labo has become a household name synonymous with complexity, individuality, and indulgence, but the New York City perfumer remains close to its roots. After fourteen years, Le Labo’s products are still reminiscent of the brand Eddie Roschi and Fabrice Penot first took to market. And even under the umbrella of Estée Lauder Companies, Le Labo remains dedicated to the small batch, hand-crafted quality that put them in the spotlight to begin with. Holiday Gift Ideas 2020: Le Labo Fragrances Discovery Set by Mick Stahlberg, Contributing Editor, Lifestyle and Wellness Le Labo has since expanded its product lines to include […]

Give Yourself a Gift of Beauty this Holiday Season - Laser Skincare Treatments at the Hebe Med Spa by Irina Damyanidu, Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY

Give Yourself the Gift of Beauty this Holiday Season – Laser Skin Rejuvenation Treatments at the Hebe Med Spa

At Hebe Medical Spa we don’t want to use the term anti-aging, because we believe that getting old is a privilege and rather a positive concept. Pro-aging is to embrace the aging process and do the best you can to be the best version of yourself. We take a natural approach to beauty. We are all about helping people to feel the best about themselves and be the best version of themselves. The way we look is the way we feel. It’s about beauty from the inside out and beauty from the outside in. Give Yourself the Gift of Beauty […]

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Whether your business is a medical office, an engineering firm, or a high-tech organization, the right artwork can make the space look great. But great art does far more than just perk up your walls and cover up the empty space. Art has the power to motivate, to enlighten, and to transport – that is what makes it so wonderful. You may not have the money, or even the desire, to set up a museum in your waiting room or office, but you can still use the power of artwork to motivate your employees, soothe your patients and showcase your […]