Why We Have International Women’s Day
Women can do everything—literally! From giving birth, to running a business, women can do virtually anything they desire. And while this bares truth, women historically have had to fight for rights that men are automatically given. As such, large disparities have been created and the…
Why February was Chosen as Black History Month
“We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.” —Carter G. Woodson The thought behind this…
The Year in Review: Vagaro’s Best of Fitness 2021
2021 was a great year for the fitness industry, showcasing the resilience and adaptability of gym owners, personal trainers, yoga & Pilates instructors, boxing coaches and many others. They rebounded from the pandemic like the underdogs they are to guide us toward more healthy, lean, strong, flexible, mobile, agile, and graceful bodies. They stoked our self-confidence and helped us improve our eating habits. They sharpened our focus and helped us better manage our stress levels. For all of that, we emphatically say, thank you! We’d like to give some extra love to five fitness standouts who truly inspired us, each one…
Happy National Aesthetician Day!
And a Happy National Aesthetician Month, as well! National Aesthetician Day was originally launched in 2016 by the skin care brand, Cosmedix, to recognize those dedicated a/estheticians everywhere who help us achieve healthy skin; who grant us the confidence to shine by making our complexions shine less; who give us the upper hand in the battle…
Three Tips for a Happier, Healthier Thanksgiving
The holidays are a sedentary time that can take a toll on your wellness and your waistline. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American consumes around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving— now that’s a lot of extra food! If you need tips to help cope with overeating and inactivity over the holiday season that starts with Thanksgiving, keep reading!
Want Some Spooky Fun? Download Vagaro’s Halloween Word Search!
When October arrives and the leaves start to turn, the countdown to Halloween begins! Orange-and-black decorations start popping up all around, and between candy and cinnamon, the whole month couldn’t smell any sweeter. Outside every supermarket in America, there’s a pile of pumpkins, destined to become Jack-o-lanterns (and maybe pie, afterward.) We’ve got one for you too – a Jack-o-lantern word search to download!
Trick or Treat! 10 Fun Facts About Halloween
What do you get if you divide the circumference of a Jack-o’-Lantern by its diameter? Pumpkin π! —John Evans It’s everyone’s favorite orange-and-black holiday! It’s the time of year where cinnamon is in the air, and everyone’s thinking about what kind of costume they’ll put…
Candy Corn Manicure: A Step-By-Step Tutorial
Candy corn has been around for nearly 150 years and is Halloween’s most instantly recognizable confection. In this Vagaro post, we’ll show you how to give yourself a “BOO-tiful” Halloween look with this step-by-step tutorial for a candy corn manicure!
Bésame Mucho for International Kissing Day
Who doesn’t love a good kiss? International Kissing Day (observed July 6) was created to honor the kisses that remind us we’re loved. Kisses are a simple, yet powerful gesture of affection that can be shared between romantic partners, friends, or family members. Kissing also…
“Seas” the Day—Wear a Bikini!
July 5 is National Bikini Day, and all through the summer, skin is in! The Bikini’s Explosive History July 5 celebrates the 1946 debut of the bikini, designed by French automobile engineer-turned-designer Louis Réard. Two months earlier, French designer Jacques Heim debuted a similar swimming costume….