Recent Direct Selling Association statistics about 2013 tells us that direct sales is the career choice of 16.8 million people in the United States alone. That number is up by over 1 million from the previous year’s statistics!
Entrepreneurial-minded direct sellers, like you, are building their own businesses or working as part-time micro-entrepreneurs to earn extra income, learn new skills, seek contacts, build self-esteem and give back to their communities. In 2013, US direct sales figures totaled $32.67 billion, UP 3.3% from 2012. This growth percentage brought the industry to a record high:
Spring is finally here! Are you looking forward to warmer weather and brighter days? With the change in weather, many of us are thinking about our spring and summer wardrobes, but are you remembering to take your skin into account? Spring comes with humidity, sunshine and time spent outdoors. This change in the weather means a change in how your skin reacts to its environment!
Humidity helps add moisture to dry skin, but when heat and humidity combine, the effects may not be as moisturizing as it may seem. According to the article, “The Best and Worst Weather For Your Face” by Amanda MacMillan of HowStuffWorks, states high temperatures cause skin to become more permeable, allowing moisture to escape in the form of sweat that will make your skin dry. In addition, dermatologists say that prolonged exposure to sunlight causes brown spots, drying and wrinkling and even skin cancer.