Big 50% Off Sale On PS4, Xbox One, And PC Games

Newegg is having a big sale on PS4, Xbox One, and PC games right now. But as usual for the online retailer, getting the sale price isn’t quite as simple as adding the items to your cart and checking out. You’ll need to enter promo code EMCEESP66 before half the price gets chopped off the total. With that out of the way, let’s look at what kinds of discounts that promo code can get you between now and December 3.

One of the better games to give as a gift this year is the toys-to-life space game Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Pack. It normally retails for $75, thanks to the pack-in toys that come with it, but you can get it now for $37.50. Other big recent releases on sale for half price right now include Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection, Far Cry 5, and The Crew 2, all available for $30 each.

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If you’re into collector’s editions, you can grab Yakuza 6: The Song of Life – After Hours Premium Edition for $45. It comes with the game, plus a hardcover art book, two bar glasses, and other drinking accessories.

RPG fans can pick up Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age for $30, or Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition and Persona 5 for $20 each. Also $20 is one of the best dungeon crawlers of the generation, Diablo III: Eternal Collection.

You’ll find more of our picks below. Just don’t forget to enter promo code EMCEESP66 at checkout, or else you’ll end up paying full price like a sucker.


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles — $25
  • The Crew 2 — $30
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection — $30
  • Diablo III: Eternal Collection — $20
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ — $20
  • Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age — $30
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR — $25
  • Far Cry 5 — $30
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition — $20
  • Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition — $30
  • Overwatch Legendary Edition — $30
  • Persona 5 — $20
  • Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition — $30
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider — $30
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Pack — $37.50
  • Warriors Orochi 4 — $20
  • We Happy Few — $30
  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life – After Hours Premium Edition — $45

Xbox One

  • Attack on Titan 2 — $20
  • Battlefield Hardline — $5
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies Chronicles — $25
  • The Crew 2 — $30
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection — $30
  • Diablo III: Eternal Collection — $20
  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider — $10
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ — $20
  • Far Cry 5 — $30
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition — $20
  • Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition — $30
  • Inside / Limbo Double Pack — $10
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda — $5
  • Overwatch Legendary Edition — $30
  • Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition — $30
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider — $30
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas Starter Pack — $37.50
  • We Happy Few — $30


  • Destiny 2: Forsaken – Legendary Collection — $30
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset — $10
  • The Evil Within 2 — $10
  • Overwatch Legendary Edition — $30
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus — $15


Follow these easy tips to protect your lips from the summer heat

Use SPF protected lip balms to reduce harm caused by the sun.

Applying sunscreen on your skin is a common practice but most people end up ignoring their lips. In fact, your lips will suffer sun damage far quicker than your skin. So, how do you make sure your lips are soft, moist and not totally ruined by the sun? Experts give their take.

Hema Sharma Datta, Head, Skin Care and Cleansing, R&D, The Himalaya Drug Company, shares why it is important to protect lips in summer.

* Lips lack natural protective oil: Our skin contains sebaceous glands that secrete the natural oil called sebum which keeps our skin moisturised. However, our lips do not contain these glands and therefore, it is essential for us to keep them protected and hydrated through the day. Therefore, using a lip balm that is enriched with natural ingredients in this weather is a must.

* Harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun affect the lips: UV rays are extremely harmful for our skin, and our lips are no exception. Since they have fewer melanocytes in them, they are more prone to sun damage caused by UV exposure. It impacts the production of collagen in our lips in the long run thus damaging their health and appearance.

* Sudden changes in temperature can make your lips dry: The sudden and drastic change in temperature is quite detrimental to the health of our lips. For this reason, carrying a lip balm that nourishes and soothes our lips is extremely essential.

A lip balm enriched with the essence of oranges is the best bet for you to protect your lips from the sun. (Shutterstock)

Shikhee Agrawal, Head Training, The Body Shop, Geetika Mittal Gupta, Founder and Medical Director at ISAAC (International Skin & Anti Aging Centre), Sham Kumar, Education Manager at Kiehl’s India, give tips to protect the lips.

* A lip balm enriched with the essence of oranges is the best bet for you to protect your lips from the sun, owing to its natural photo protection and skin conditioning properties.

* We have a habit of licking our lips when they feel dry, instead use a hydrating lip balm, switch to lip balms enriched with bees wax. Use SPF protected lip balms to reduce the harm.

* Exfoliation is as important for the lips as it is for skin, apply a sugar scrub using a toothbrush once a week to get rid of the dead skin layer.

* You can use butter stick as well. Butter stick lip treatment is hydrating. It will make lips feel and look softer, smoother and moisturised.

* Eat plenty of green vegetables and fruits as fruits rich in vitamin help in increasing the water intake too.

* Lips do turn black in the summer heat. So you can mix saffron and curd and apply daily 2-3 times to maintain the natural lip colour.

* Maintain a regular night lip regime. For this you can take half a teaspoon of glycerin, castor oil and lemon juice. Apply this mixture on to your lips and leave overnight.

* Drinking up to 12 glasses of water keeps your body and lips hydrated and helps stimulate the blood circulation of the skin.


Review: Clinical assessment supplements

This is one of those moments when you believe you might have stumbled upon something truly interesting.

It’s not a sexy little lippy, but it’s interesting. And potentially life-changing. Particularly if you are just… below par. Could be that you are exhausted all the damn time, or your joints are achey or your digestion is shot. If you are not responding to traditional treatment, then this is worth a look.

Carnosine has long been whispered about as a supplement with powerful anti-ageing properties, but you needed to use a vast amount for it to have any noticeable effect. This is where it does get quite sexy (in a Cold War kind of a way) because this is where the Russians come in.

They wanted to send a man to Mars but they had to find a solution to the added stresses of space travel, including that from cosmic radiation. So they potentised the hell out of carnosine and now it is available as mitochondria therapy from licensed practitioners. Mitochondria, by the way, are like little batteries that generate power in our cells. Power, people. I shuffled off to see incredibly energetic Lilias Ahmeira on Harley Street, properly compromised by fatigue. Fed up. Sick and tired, as they say, of always being sick and tired. She prescribed carnosine, turbocharged it with some coenzyme Q10 and backed that up with the immune-system booster, flavonoid. Four weeks later I was waking up feeling like I had slept. I started going out to dinner again. My shoulder injury started to sort itself out. As I said… interesting.


This Is How Long It Actually Takes For A Supplement To Kick in

Ever reached for a multivitamin at the first sign of a sniffle, in the desperate hope you can ward off the dreaded flu before the full-blown symptoms hit? Yup, we’ve all been there and we know what it feels like to want results fast.

That’s why we hit up Jessica Sepel, nutritionist and founder of JSHealth Vitamins, for her expert intel as to how long it actually takes for supplements to take effect.

How long does it usually take to notice a difference after taking a supplement?

It really depends on what’s in the supplement. If you’re lacking in minerals and nutrients, it can take a few days for supplements to kick in. From personal and clinical experience, iodine can work within days. It’s a great source of energy production because of its ability to enhance the thyroid and metabolism, which drives energy. Many people are so iodine deficient that when they start supplementing it they notice a difference in energy and mental clarity within a few days. Generally speaking, it takes around three to six weeks for noticeable changes.

Will the severity of your deficiency determine how quickly you start to feel better?

Yes, definitely. If you’re deficient, you’ll notice how much better you feel when you start supplementing with those minerals.

What about the cause of the deficiency? 

The cause of deficiency can be brought on by several factors such as diet, digestion, stress, IBS, inability to absorb nutrients, the state of your digestive function, the foods you’re eating and the soil in the country that you live in.

Does the time of day you take the supplement make a difference? 

I tell my clients to take supplements first thing in the morning with breakfast. Some supplements contain minerals that help with energy production, so it’s great to boost that at the beginning of your day.

How does the quality and dosage of the supplements come into play?

Where you source your nutrients and minerals does matter.

What foods can inhibit supplement absorption?

It’s best to avoid taking supplements 30 minutes before or after coffee. Taking this product with food is important because taking zinc on an empty stomach can make people nauseous.

What foods can help supplement absorption?

It’s definitely important to take care of your gut as having healthy microbiome helps you absorb your minerals with ease.  It’s beneficial to take a daily probiotic, practice stress reduction and increase your intake of fibre, nuts, seeds, and greens, too. I also recommend reducing your intake of gluten, refined carbohydrates and refined sugar and ensuring your stomach is acidic enough by adding lemon or apple cider vinegar to water.


What are Collagen supplements? And why are people taking them?

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Collagen supplements are the new “it” products in the health and beauty world.

They’re meant to help boost Collagen, which we naturally lose as we age.

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is in everything from skin, to bones, to organs, to hair and nails.

But Ana Escobar-Knight, owner of Ana Belen Skincare, says we lose Collagen naturally as we age.

Here’s How You Can Detan Naturally Using Mango Pulp

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Summers are here in full swing and so is the need to binge on summer fruit like mango. Mango is not only delicious but also packs a host of health benefiting properties. It can do wonders for your overall health, provided it’s consumed in moderation. Other than its consumption, mango can be used on the face as well in the form of face packs. Mango pulp when applied onto the skin can treat a host of skin problems, one of which being tanned skin. With summer comes tanned skin. A lot of us look out for various beauty treatments to get rid of that summer tan. However, not many know that the same condition can be treated using natural stuff like mango. This humble summer fruit can be used to get rid of even the most stubborn tan. In order to get rid of that tanned skin, here are a few mango face packs that can come to great help. Read on to know how they can be applied.

1. Mango Pulp Face Pack

Having an uneven skin complexion could be a nightmare for many. In order to get rid of the same, mango pulp can prove to be quite beneficial. Mango has exfoliating properties that can help in keeping the skin well hydrated. Just extract mango pulp and rub it over your face for around 2-3 minutes. Allow it to stay for 5 minutes and rinse off with cold water. Doing so will help you bring back the glow back after a tan, further improving your skin complexion. Repeat the procedure thrice a week to see effective results.

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Mango pulp can help you get rid of the summer tan

2. Mango And Besan Face Pack

This particular face pack can effectively keep tanned skin at bay. To make this face pack, you need to have pulp of ripe mango, two teaspoons of besan, 1/2 teaspoon of honey and few ground almonds. Take a bowl and add mango pulp in it. Then add Bengal gram flour (besan), almonds and honey into the pulp. Mix the ingredients properly to get a smooth paste-like consistency. Gently rub over the face and allow it to stay for around 10-12 minutes. Once it is done, rinse off with water. Use this face pack twice and watch out for results.

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This particular face pack can effectively keep tanned skin at bay

3. Mango And Curd Face Pack

If you happen to have an oily skin, then this face pack is just apt for you. Apart from the goodness of mangoes, this face pack has curd and honey as well. These ingredients are readily available in the kitchen and can help you fight with pigmentation and tanning in one go. Extract pulp from a ripe mango and add 1 tablespoon of curd and 1 teaspoons of honey in it. Mix the ingredients well. However, make sure that the face pack is of thick consistency. Apply this pack on your face and wash it off after 10 minutes.

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This face pack will help you fight with pigmentation and tanning in one go

So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of this refreshing and healthy summer fruit by making the above mentioned face packs and say bye-bye to tanned skin.


3 Grape Face Masks For Wrinkle-Free Skin

3 Grape Face Masks For Wrinkle-Free Skin

Almost all of us wish to have a soft, glowing and radiant skin; however, with increasing temperature and pollution, it is getting nearly impossible to achieve the same. Other than these external factors, one cannot deny the fact that our skin tends to go through natural changes as well. As we age, our skin begins to lose its elasticity and moisture. However, in some cases, the signs of ageing like dark spots and wrinkles start to occur at an early stage. Few dietary changes can come to great help to prevent these early signs of ageing. Grapes, in particular, could prove to be beneficial for our skin and the credit goes to resveratrol that are found in good number in grapes. Resveratrol is usually found in grape skin and seeds. If you wish to have a wrinkle-free skin, then application of grape pulp on your skin may do wonders. Here’s a list of 3 grape face masks that will give you a supple and wrinkle-free skin. Read on to know more about them.

1. For Dull And Dry Skin

Strawberry And Grape Face Mask

If you have a dull and dry skin, then this face mask is apt for you. It is made using two antioxidant-rich fruits that are loaded with skin-benefiting properties – grape and strawberry. Take few strawberries and cut them into bite-sized pieces. Add it in a bowl along with few grapes. Mash both the ingredients till a pulpy mixture is attained. Now, with a help of a cosmetic brush, apply the blended mask on your face and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Once it is done, rinse off with cold water.

2. For Oily Skin

Grape And Fuller’s Earth Face Mask

This one’s for oily skin type. All you need is few black grape and Fuller’s earth (multani mitti). The very first step is to blend the grapes into a smooth paste. Transfer the paste in a bowl and add one teaspoon of multani mitti, 1 teaspoon of rose water and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice in it. Mix all the ingredients and apply the mask on your face. Allow it to sit for 10-12 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water. You can repeat this procedure thrice a week for visible results.

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This face mask is for oily skin type

3. For Normal Skin

Tomato And Grape Face Mask

This face mask is a powerful combination of tomato and grapes that have the potential to fight wrinkles, fine lines and age spots. All you need is a small-sized tomato and about 8-10 grapes. Blend the two ingredients in a blender till a semi-thick mixture in attained. Now, with a help of a cosmetic brush apply the paste on your face. If you have under eye dark circles and sun spots, then apply a thick layer of the paste on them. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

So, bring these face masks to use and say bye-bye to wrinkles and fine lines! Look fabulous!


The power of good skin

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We women juggle multiple roles and handle a zillion responsibilities, both at work and at home. Nothing motivates a multitasking woman as much as confidence. It is that secret tool in her arsenal that gets her going—helping her achieve her full potential in every aspect of her day-to-day life and helping her face whatever life throws at her.
For most women, good skin is high up on the list of confidence boosters. It plays an important part in how a woman views herself, how she behaves in her daily environment, and how she tackles challenges and other factors that affect her. This is often referred to as skin confidence. Skin confidence comes from good skin health—when your skin is well-attended-to and in its optimal health, it boosts your self-esteem and makes it easier for you to focus on the many other tasks you need to accomplish.
Hot Indian summers and pollution can dampen your skin confidence; they are quite harsh on the skin and create problems for it. Cricketer Smriti Mandhana became quite the internet sensation during the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. The whole country not only fell in love with this 21-year-old’s game but also her natural beauty.

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Just like any young woman, Mandhana too worries about her skin especially because she spends so much time outdoors in the sun while playing or practising, and is also affected by pollution while on the move. Luckily, she’s found a perfect sun and protection shield—the Vaseline Sun and Pollution Protection body lotion. It comes with SPF 24 PA++ which defends the skin from the harsh rays of the sun and Pollution Protection Formula, which protects it from harmful pollutants. This lotion helps Mandhana not only protect her skin but also helps her restore its natural radiance, so that she can focus on bigger things, like say, winning the World Cup for the country.
It may seem like a small thing but on a good skin day, you will feel your best. You’ll feel a little more confident than usual. And, if you have skin confidence, it’s a guaranteed that you will feel like you can get more out of life. In simpler terms, you want to step out, meet people and make connections, take on the world with confidence and have fun while you’re at it.

New guidelines for skin cancer diagnosis still allow for error

Editor’s note: Elmore described her own cancer-misdiagnosis experience in this video. 

The latest guidelines for the diagnosis of skin cancer provide for a more accurate diagnosis, but still allow for a great deal of error, says a study published today in the new journal JAMA Network Open.

“Providing a diagnosis on skin biopsies can be challenging. A biopsy might be interpreted differently if a second or third pathologist is asked to review the case,” said Dr. Joann Elmore, lead author. She is an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Elmore knows this firsthand. A decade ago, three pathologists reviewing Elmore’s own skin biopsy provided three different opinions, including an erroneous diagnosis of melanoma.

“There is a lot of uncertainty in medicine that is often forgotten by both health care providers and patients,” she said. “These latest findings underscore the need to inform patients that a diagnosis can be imperfect. And we need to find a better way to diagnose both harmless lesions and invasive melanoma.” Invasive melanoma kills more than 9,000 Americans a year.

The challenge is that melanoma is diagnosed by visual interpretation. Every year, millions of Americans have a suspicious mole or skin lesion biopsied and sent to a pathologist to determine whether it is a potentially deadly melanoma. The pathologist examines a slide of a thin slice of tissue and compares what is seen to published guidelines for what is cancer and what is not.

The pathologist’s interpretation is thus crucial to what happens next for the patient. If the lesion is diagnosed as benign, no treatment may be recommended. But if the pathologist says the slide suggests malignancy, the patient will typically undergo surgery and perhaps other treatments.

Pathologists are likely to agree when lesions are clear-cut – either benign or highly malignant – but they often disagree when interpreting lesions in the middle range.

Elmore and colleagues first published a paper on this challenge last summer. The American Joint Committee on Cancer has since issued new guidelines for staging of melanoma.

In the new paper, the researchers describe what happened when the old guidelines and the latest guidelines were applied to more than 4,300 individual slide interpretations examined by 187 pathologists in several states. The study found that pathologists agreed with an expert reference diagnosis on the status of 54 percent of early-stage invasive melanoma, versus 44 percent using the older guidelines. For cases diagnosed as a late stage of invasive melanoma, the pathologists agreed on 78 percent of the samples versus 72 percent under the earlier guidelines.

The study calls the improvement “modest,” but scientists are considering ways to improve diagnostic tools.

In the 2017 report, Elmore wrote, “The diagnostic variability that we found does not mean that pathologists are the problem. My appreciation of the challenges pathologists face on a daily basis attempting to classify biopsy specimens has grown exponentially. Interpreting these lesions is especially difficult and carries a lot of responsibility. Pathologists embrace this responsibility with the utmost skill and thoughtful commitment.”

Collaborators on the paper include senior author Dr. Michael Piepkorn, clinical professor of medicine, Division of Dermatology, at the UW School of Medicine.


Free skin cancer screening program to make South Florida stop

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The Skin Cancer Foundation is doing its part this summer to help prevent the most common cancer in the U.S.

It’s estimated that one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lives, but it’s highly preventable and treatable when caught early.

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On June 9-10, the foundation’s 38-foot RV, complete with two exam rooms, will stop in Miami Beach to provide free skin cancer screenings and sun protection products.

The Healthy Skin RV will be parked at the Clevelander Hotel, at 1020 Ocean Drive, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The screenings will be available between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. both days.