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6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

27 Expensive Beauty Products You Won't Regret Buying

<i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

The One Bright Lipstick That Flatters EVERYONE

MAC Rebel is the kind of lipstick that shouldn't be a best-seller. It's unapologetically bright, with a cool (almost-metallic), pinky-purple finish. …

Makeup

The Worst Funds for Your 401(k)

Here are two important things to think about when selecting your 401(k) funds.<p>The most common investment question I get asked by friends and family <i>by</i> …

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

Do Crystals Actually Work? A Spiritual Healer Explains

Chances are you've been hearing about crystals or seeing them on your Instagram. Crystals are probably the trendiest wellness practice of the moment, but we wanted to learn more about them — sure, they're beautiful (just look at this water bottle!) . . . but what do they <i>do</i>? Do they work? Is there …

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Here are all the beauty products our skin care-obsessed Deputy Editor swears by

<i>We’re starting a new series called The Beauty Files, where HelloGiggles editors and contributors share what exactly they put on their faces, and why.</i> …

Beauty

Day By Day Helps You Stick to the “Don’t Break the Chain” Method

Android: The “Don’t Break the Chain” method for productivity might be a little gimmicky, but it works. Day by Day is a free app that can help you …

Nobody Likes the Obamacare Replacement

Whether your name is Barack Obama or Paul Ryan, health-care reform involves hard choices.<p>President Donald Trump has promised that his replacement for Obamacare will “increase access, lower costs and provide better health care,” an ambitious standard for a policy revolution in a modern …

I'm Hopelessly Addicted to Magnetic False Lashes (and Never Turning Back)

Guys, we need to have a talk about magnetic lash extensions. And by "a talk," I mean that I need to tell you how they're a f*cking godsend. I use them most times I wear makeup; basically, if you see me post a selfie anywhere, I'm probably wearing a pair of my magnetic falsies. I keep a pack of the …

Five Products That Work for Me, a Newly 30-Year-Old Lady

Including a balm meant for cow udders, for some reason.<p>A little while ago (honestly, really not that long ago) I turned 30, and while it wasn’t the all-out crisis I feared, it had more of an effect on me than I’d like to admit. For instance, I don’t think I can automatically think of myself as “a …

If you're curious about microneedling, we talked to an expert to get the 411

One of the hottest skincare trends right now is a dermatologist sticking a bunch of tiny needles in your skin, but it’s formally known as the …

Skin Care

21 Popular Beauty Products You've Probably Never Heard Of

Being in the beauty industry has its perks, IMO. You get the top secret intel on what products are perpetually in high demand. But it's time to let …

The One Supplement You Need to Prevent Fine Lines, According to a Dermatologist

Wrinkles are our biggest foe as we hit our mid-20s. Fine lines form where smooth, crease-free skin once existed. These new skin residents ignite a …

10 Best Thrillers to Read

Are you into thrillers? (They’re definitely having a moment.) One of the most white-knuckle books I read recently was Tana French’s crime novel The …

2 Stories That Will Make You Stop and Rethink Your Life

You have an endless well of untapped potential within you, just sitting dormant.<p>A young man once approached Socrates and asked the philosopher how he could acquire wisdom and knowledge.<p>"Follow me," Socrates said in response, as he led the young man down to the sea. The young man followed as …

Why Warren Buffett’s ‘20-Slot Rule’ Will Make You Insanely Successful and Wealthy

Warren Buffett’s simple rule can make you more productive, wealthy, and happy.<p>Warren Buffett’s enormous wealth is only matched by his incredibly …

9 mistakes you're making when doing squats

No.7 is so important

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments.<p>First, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood …

Amazon Is Giving Everyone a One-Day Discount. Here's How to Claim It

You can save $8.62 on any purchase of $50 or more<p>Amazon is offering a one-day discount of $8.62 off of any purchase worth $50 or more to celebrate an …

How to Center Yourself Within 60 Seconds

Looking back on the past 24 hours, were you mainly calm or reactive?As you worked, were you focused or scattered?In the evening, did you feel …

Untying the 4 Knots

What would more usable range of motion do for your sports performance? <b>Imagine not having to fight your own body. Imagine owning unhindered fluid</b> …

Hips

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

I ate Soylent for lunch every day for a month, and here's what it did for my skin and mental health

If only there was a magic formula that gave us all the nutrients we need in a day — only then, could we achieve perfect health. At least, that’s the …

Mental Health

Psychologists explain why name-dropping basically always backfires

Last summer, I was invited to a fancy conference with lots of smart people. Many of them were writers and editors at top publications—the kinds of people whose careers I hoped to emulate.<p>At age 22, with less than a year of work experience, I was self-conscious about how little I’d accomplished by …

7 DIY Beauty Tips That'll Change Your Skin