Author: Lorrie McCoy

Hair growth and maintenance is a booming industry, and with good reason. Nearly 50% of men and 50% of women, globally, struggle with some form of hair loss, and it’s a problem that stems from many different factors. Hair health. Scalp condition. Sebum production and various vitamins are needed to keep hair strong, shiny, and manageable. If you have an overabundance of them, however, you could damage your hair, too. Depending on your genetics, where you live, and how often you shampoo, you could be more or less disposed to hair loss or simply dull, brittle, unhealthy hair. With so…

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Due to its inherent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory characteristics, aloe vera has been utilized by numerous cultures throughout human history to treat a wide range of cosmetic issues. However, Aloe vera is frequently used to treat burn wounds and skin irritation because of this, according to dermatologist Nava Greenfield, MD. Aloe vera can also help calm your scalp because of this and improve hair growth. According to trichologist Michelle Blaisure, aloe vera is also abundant in vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids, all of which can assist to improve the health of your hair. The main advantages of aloe vera for hair…

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If you’ve never heard of a timeshare, you’re not alone. Timeshares are becoming increasingly popular as more people travel and more resorts get built, but they’re not exactly mainstream just yet. But, if you ever find yourself in need of property to vacation in that isn’t your own, a timeshare rental might be a better option to consider. A timeshare (or vacation ownership) gives you the freedom to enjoy the convenience of multiple vacations in multiple locations at the same time, without having to worry about the hassle of packing and unpacking every time you want to leave town. But…

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Daytona Beach — The recent surge in gasoline prices has been impossible for the average American to miss, with the national average now at a breathtaking $4.59 per gallon. With prices at their highest in years, drivers across the country are feeling the impact at the pumps daily.  And it gets worse, depending on where you are. In some areas of Volusia County, prices are much higher than others. This kind of pricing makes it much more appealing to drive to specific gas stations to get better prices, provided you know where they are. According to GasBuddy (a platform designed…

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Daytona Beach – The founder of suntan lotion brand Hawaiian Tropic, Ron Rice, has died at the age of 81, following declining health in recent months. He passed away in his 12,000 square foot beachfront home on the morning of Thursday, May 19th. Rice’s official Facebook page stated: “It is with much sorrow that Ron’s family would like everyone to know of his passing this morning. Please allow us privacy in this time of grieving. Ron was loved and admired by many.”  A few minutes later, posts began pouring in from friends, coworkers and business associates, as well as dozens…

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Daytona Beach, FL — As gas prices continue to rise, more and more drivers are getting in line, eagerly waiting for their turn at the Sam’s Clubs’ gas station near Daytona Beach’s Tanger Outlets. “We started noticing this line getting busier and busier around the beginning of March”, said Gil Silas, worker at Sam’s Clubs gas station.  The gas station opens for operation at 6:00 AM every morning, and closes at around 9:00 PM. Regardless of when you arrive, though, you’ll find locals waiting in line to save some money on gas. “If I can’t put gas in my car…

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It’s not just rare to see major countries attempting to expand their borders through war in this day and age. It’s expensive, too. According to official analysis from the Kyiv School of Economics, the estimated cost of direct damages caused by Russia’s attack on Ukraine has amounted to nearly $63 billion. That number represents more than just money. It’s an entire culture being eaten away by war. Where businesses, hospitals, homes, schools and other infrastructures once stood, are now massive flattened piles of crumbling concrete. Lives aren’t just being lost – a way of life is disappearing. The World Bank…

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After the recent upheaval at the Oscars and the ongoing struggles of Hollywood productions companies to turn out our favorite movies during the pandemic, it’s easy to forget that actors have lives just like the rest of us. For Palm Coast native and Hollywood alum, Annie Gaybis, the glitz and glamor of life on stage and screen is balanced with the realities of life in the time of COVID, though. And the actress has made it her mission to stay on top of her career in art throughout all of it. From discovering the wonders of dancing on YouTube to…

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Congress has spoken and they agreed that stopping drunk drivers has to be a priority. In order to accomplish this goal, they ensured that language was added to the recently passed and signed into law legislation that mandates all new vehicles sold in America has to include a system designed to detect whether a driver is intoxicated behind the wheel.The technology has existed for decades that is capable of determining whether or not a person was under the influence of alcohol (drunk). However, until now, this type of system had to be ordered to be installed into a vehicle of…

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