#Workout Goals: Michelle Obama Is Still Hosting Bootcamp Weekends for Her Girlfriends + MORE

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One Bottle of This Face Oil Sells Every 20 Seconds

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This article originally appeared on InStyle.com. 

It's easy to wax poetic over the benefits of rosehip oil—it's jam-packed with antioxidants, can help soothe redness from acne flare-ups, and since it extends the life of your cell membranes, signs of aging slow down at a rapid pace. Plus, it generally just smells fantastic, and the scent isn't from anything artificial, mind you. The pure ingredients are just that pleasant.

Trilogy's Rosehip Oil ($19; amazon.com) in particular has gained a reputation of its own, thanks to its totally organic blend that contains 80% essential fatty acids (shoutout to omegas 3 and 6), and word on the street is that Kate Middleton actually used the product during her pregnancy. It's no wonder that one bottle of Trilogy's formula sells every 20 seconds, which tallies up to 30,240 bottles within the span of a week.

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A few drops absorb like a dream on your face, and can be used both morning and night, as it's lightweight enough to be worn underneath makeup. The benefits of rosehip oil don't end at your jawline, though. Because of its reparative properties, it works just as well over areas on the body where you want to fade scars or stretch marks. In fact, when Trilogy had a group of women take the product on a test-drive, 43% reported that their stretch marks were minimized, and 41% claimed that the color of their scars had improved.

Do You Still Need to Worry About Zika?

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This article originally appeared on Time.com. 

Last summer, public health experts were on high alert due to the rapid spread of the Zika virus, which has now been proven to cause birth defects and other health problems in infants. Today, experts know far more about the virus than they did at the start of the outbreak. Here’s what you need to know now about Zika.

Should pregnant women worry about Zika while traveling?

Short answer: yes. “Our general advice is that if you are pregnant, you should not go to places where Zika virus transmission is ongoing,” says Dr. Lyle Petersen, director of the division of vector-borne diseases at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “It’s all a matter of risk. Obviously, if you are staying in an air-conditioned hotel, your risk may be less. However, are you willing to take that risk? We know the consequences of infection of the fetus are huge and lifelong.”

Petersen recommends people check the CDC website for guidance on what locations have active Zika transmission. The CDC updates this list regularly, sometimes on a daily basis. If an area is no longer on the list, Petersen says it’s considered safe to travel. Currently, the CDC recommends that if a pregnant woman or her partner travel to an area with Zika, the couple should use condoms every time they have sex or avoid sex for the rest of the pregnancy, even if they do not have symptoms of Zika.

Should women who plan to get pregnant avoid traveling to places with Zika?

Women who are planning to get pregnant, and their partners, should also pay attention to where they are traveling. The first trimester, during which women may not know they are pregnant, appears to be the most risky time when it comes to Zika-related health complications for infants down the line.

The CDC recommends that women who travel to areas with Zika who want to get pregnant in the near future wait at least eight weeks after their last possible exposure to the virus before trying to conceive. For male partners, the CDC advises waiting six months after the last possible exposure before trying to conceive. Using condoms is also recommended for the waiting period.

What if I am invited to a destination wedding in a place with Zika? Should I not go?

It may be challenging to get a firm yes or no from your doctor about whether or not you should travel for a major event, though the recommendations are not to go to places with active Zika transmission if you’re pregnant or want to be soon. “My job is to give guidance; I never tell people what to do,” says Dr. Richard Beigi, the chief medical officer of the Magee-Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “But I think the travel warnings are there for a reason, and nothing has changed from last year other than the fact that we have more information that has validated that Zika causes congenital health problems…

#Workout Goals: Michelle Obama Is Still Hosting Bootcamp Weekends for Her Girlfriends

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This article originally appeared on People.com. 

As first lady, Michelle Obama motivated Americans to get active through her “Let’s Move” campaign. Now she’s giving fans more healthy living inspiration with a peek inside her post-White House workouts.

The former first lady took to Instagram on Monday to share photos from a recent “bootcamp weekend” that she hosted for her “crew” at a friend’s house outside Washington, D.C.

“When I was at the White House, I often hosted bootcamp weekends for my close girlfriends. It didn’t matter that we were all at varying fitness levels. Our bootcamp weekends were a reminder that if we want to keep taking care of others, we need to take care of ourselves first,” she wrote in the caption. “And even though I’m no longer at the White House, I’ve continued this tradition and wanted to share some photos.”

Obama’s bootcamp squad includes about a dozen old and new friends of varying age and fitness levels, a source close to the former first lady tells PEOPLE.

“My girlfriends have been there for me through all kinds of life transitions over the years – including a pretty big one recently! – and we’ve done our best to stay healthy together,” Obama continued in the caption. “Whether it’s a bootcamp or a walk around the neighborhood, I hope you and your crew can find some time this summer to be healthy together.”

This isn’t the first time Obama has shared details on her personal fitness routine.

In 2015 she released a video of her workout regimen as part of the #GimmeFive challenge celebrating the fifth anniversary of her “Let’s Move” campaign to raise awareness about healthy living in the United States.

In the video, Obama lifts weights, jump-ropes and boxes — challenging viewers at home to do the same.

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