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Sun in the garden: how to measure the exposure of your garden?

at plants have this somewhat magical feature of making their own energy source through photosynthesis. But for photosynthesis to work, plants need sunlight. It is thanks to the photons of sunlight that they transform water (drawn from the soil by the roots) and carbon dioxide (captured from the a ...

27
July
2022

How to perfect your tan during the summer?

1- Expose yourself gradually Contrary to what you might think, sun exposure should be regular but not excessive to get a nice tan and a long-lasting caramel color. So the first tip for getting a tan during the summer is to gradually expose yourself to the sun. Follow the recommendations of de ...

11
July
2022

Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

Insulation and heat stroke Insolation is an abnormal rise in body temperature (or 'hyperthermia') due to prolonged exposure to the sun. It is distinguished from other forms of body temperature derangement: - the heat stroke caused by exposure to ambient heat (heat wave, overheated atmosphere) - ...

09
May
2008

Acne and sun: beware of the rebound effect!

1- Use sun protection If you have acne, you've probably noticed that your skin looks better in the summer, but the pimples come back even more in the fall. Since this rebound effect is related to sun exposure, the first of 5 tips for avoiding this problem in the fall is to protect your acne-pron ...

29
Aug
2022

Face, nails and hair: what beauty routine for fall?

ained in a previous article, the beginning of the school year is a delicate period for the skin with a risk of acne rebound following exposure to the sun's UV rays during the vacations... In order for your epidermis to naturally regain its balance, it is best to opt for very gentle and natural sk ...

08
Sep
2022

Maui in Hawaii: 5 things to know about this paradise destination

wn for his jovial and good-natured nature, this demigod is said to have fished the land from the bottom of the sea with his magic line and forced the sun to slow its course from the top of the volcano... This island, which is the second largest in the Hawaiian archipelago, is famous for the beaut ...

12
Jan
2022

Nutrition: 5 benefits of melon

this case, you should limit yourself to one portion and choose to eat it either as an appetizer or as a dessert. 3- It protects the skin from the sun Another of the benefits of melon in summer is its ability to protect the skin from the sun thanks to its richness in beta-carotene. This orange pi ...

05
July
2022

Christmas in Nice: a market on Place Masséna and many activities

Christmas in Nice No need to change hemisphere to spend the end-of-year holidays in the sun... The weather is just as mild on the Côte d'azur where many communes offer a whole program of animations and a Christmas market. The City of Nice does not escape this avalanche of illuminations and fest ...

09
Dec
2014

Beauty: 5 beneficial oils for dry hair

t towel around it - leave it on for at least 20 minutes - wash your hair with a mild shampoo. If your hair is damaged and weakened by the sun, this very nourishing oil will bring shine to the lengths. 4- Castor oil Known for its beneficial effect on hair growth, castor oil is anothe ...

23
Aug
2021

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

1- They are easy to grow The first good reason to plant sunflowers in your garden is their easy cultivation. Even novice gardeners will have no trouble growing this great flower south of the Loire, as the sunflower loves warm climates. Simply sow the seeds under cover in March-April and trans ...

24
Sep
2021

James Webb Telescope: 5 things to know about this space telescope

witness the birth of the first galaxies and stars. The second part of its mission will be to study exoplanets located around stars other than our Sun in search of habitable environments. With this new tool, great discoveries could be made. 5- It will take patience... and luck Even though the ...

24
Dec
2021

Gardening: caring for a tillandsia in 5 questions

by ???? (@tillahiko) In their natural environment, the hot and humid tropical forests, these plants live hanging on the branches of trees, in sun or half-shade. To make them feel at home, you should not put them in the ground or in the sand. You can instead install them in a terrarium or ...

25
Mar
2022

The Japanese apple tree: a spring flowering shrub

t shared by Cruden Farm (@crudenfarm) Planting in the fall The Japanese apple tree thrives in a temperate climate. Easy to live with, it enjoys sun exposure and is content with ordinary soil. Planting is done preferably in fall to ensure good rooting before winter. Choose a location in t ...

14
Apr
2022

Sunglasses: how to choose them according to your face and much more

A shape adapted to the face For sunglasses to perform their protective function properly, the shape of the frame must be adapted to the face. Logically, you shouldn't wear frames that are too small on a large face because the glasses may let the sun's rays through the sides or over the lenses. ...

18
July
2022

The adult vacation notebook: the essential summer accessory

and games around general culture, like the General Culture Adult Passport notebook. Something to wake up your neurons numbed by lazy sessions in the sun! Some of them, which look like summer specials from specialized magazines, focus on certain subjects. For example, you can revise your scienti ...

26
July
2022

Eczema problem: 5 mistakes to avoid

it is safer to stick to products recommended by your dermatologist and sold in pharmacies or parapharmacies to relieve itching. 3- Get plenty of sun exposure Although sunlight can limit inflammation in some patients and thus reduce eczema plaques, the third mistake to avoid would be too much UV ...

23
Aug
2022

Cosmetic allergy to the face or eyes: what to do?

ate your skin: - tap water, which can be hard - rubbing a cotton pad - the application of other beauty products - exposure to the sun To soothe the fire of hives on the face or body, you can also spray German chamomile floral water, a plant known to calm allergic reactions on ...

13
Oct
2022

Visit Santa's village

pportunities. In summer, the land of the Father Christmas also welcomes visitors who have come to contemplate the impressive and beautiful midnight sun. ...

26
Oct
2007

Time zones: origins and functioning

ian (east and west). A short history of time in France Until 1891, each city in France had its own time calculated in relation to the position of the sun: it was solar time also called 'true time'. The times were therefore different in different places as there can be up to 50 minutes difference ...

06
Aug
2008

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

e. Before it can be used as a spice, this fruit, similar to a large green bean, undergoes several treatments: it is scalded, steamed, dried in the sun and then stored in crates protected from air and light for several months! This long process requires a lot of work, which justifies the high p ...

15
Sep
2010