TECHNOLOGY for HEALT...

High-tech gadgets make getting healthier easier. That’s the simple idea behind our innovative HolistechLiving department at select Bartells locations. We’re constantly on the prowl for cutting-edge tools that really work, from tiny step- and-sleep fitness trackers to scales that let you keep...

Quench Your Lips

Keep your kisser soft and silky smooth this summer with Maybelline’s Baby Lips. The popular new lip balm moisturizes for a full eight hours, and comes in easy-to-wear shades like Cherry Me and Pink Punch. Baby Lips is pretty and powerful, with SPF 20 to protect your pout from the sun....

Fan-Tastic

The Puget Sound’s mild climate means most homes don’t have air-conditioners. Still, when temperatures spike on warm days—or during a record-breaking heat wave—you’ll definitely be longing for a cool off. Some people get so desperate that theydrive around in their cars with the AC blasting. A...

Be Prepared

Injuries can happen anytime and anywhere. Having a first-aid kit handy will help protect your family, whether it’s at home or on the road. From the tiniest boo-boo to traumas that require further care, treating wounds immediately makes a big difference. Seattle Children’s Hospital suggests...

Safe in the Sun

PROTECT: Your skin: While dermatologists recommend wearing sunscreen all year round, it’s especially important to slather it on during the summer. The sun is more intense and you tend to be outside more. Use plenty of high-SPF sunscreen—about a shot-glass full for the body—and reapply often. Put it on your face before your moisturizer; the SPF in makeup doesn’t suffice. Your eyes: Exposure to sunlight is damaging to your eyes. Wear sunglasses that block 100% of UVA and UVB rays. A broad-brimmed hat adds another important layer of protection for your eyes and face. Your health: Heat stress can strike at any time. Children and athletes are...