Alexandra Grant

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5 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins You Should Be Taking For A Faster Metabolism

There are three important factors in staying trim around your middle. You must have a well-balanced, anti-inflammatory diet along with consistent …

I Made Those 2-Ingredient Weight Watchers Bagels and They Were Surprisingly Decent

“Diet” recipes are unnecessary, but this one is actually pretty good<p>Dear reader, I’ve stumbled into a Pinterest-hole of two-ingredient bagels and I …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Squished Cucumber Weight Loss Recipe – Lose More Then 7Kg In Just 14 Days!! Pay Close Attention On The Preparation Method!!!

Despite it may sound weird, but this diet regimen may help you burn up to 7 kg in just 14 days. Cucumber is veggie that prevents overeating and food …

25 Common Beauty Questions Answered By A Makeup Artist Who Isn’t Judging, I Promise

I'm a cosmetic Nancy Drew. I'm addicted to solving the makeup mysteries of my family, friends, followers, and straight-up strangers. Are you stymied …

13 True Crime Docs On Netflix To Watch As Soon As You Can

There's just something about the genre of true crime that makes it undeniably fascinating. Granted, that might say more about us than it does about …

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

This Hotline Will Reject Creepy Guys For You

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to fend off a stage-five clinger, but fortunately there’s a new hotline that will help you reject dodgy …

23 Spine Chilling Documentaries To Watch In October That'll Make This The Scariest Halloween Ever

October is nearly here, which means colder weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and the spookiest day of the year: Halloween. Many people like to celebrate …

22 Chic Autumn Nail Colors You'll Want to Buy ASAP

Fall not only brings us cooler weather and pumpkin spice everything, it also treats us to new Autumn nail polish collections. With ranges of burnt orange, olive greens, and plums to choose from, we're spoiled with choices from the likes of Essie and OPI. Ahead, find a few of our favorite old and …

45-Minute Calorie-Torching Tabata Workout

This 45-minute workout is one of our hardest, but Equinox Tabata instructor Raneir Pollard's infectious energy will inspire you to push past your limits. Tabata is a form of HIIT (high-intensity interval training) that alternates between 20 seconds of intense bursts of work and 10 seconds of rest …

15 first date questions that are anything but basic

Because, "What do you do?" is dull.<p>What with all the nerves and freaking out over what to wear, thinking of first date questions can tip your pre-date worrying over the edge.<p>These first date conversation starters, from expert and author of <i>Body Language: Learn How to Read Others and Communicate with</i> …

Relationships

This $6 Clay Mask Will Give You the Best Hair of Your Life

Your roots will thank you.<p>I'm starting to sound like a broken record here, but I can't emphasize enough how important it is to thoroughly cleanse your hair in the age of dry shampoo. You need to give your scalp the same TLC as your face, otherwise unspeakable things start to happen beneath the …

How to get rid of hard-to-reach back acne for good

Dealing with zits on your face is one thing—but back acne (aka bacne) is another level of annoying. At least when you're wrestling with an angry blemish in your T-zone you can see what you're doing. Not so when pimples pop up on your back. It's hard enough just getting soap back there—applying zit …

9 Skincare Products With Over 50K Loves on Sephora

Earlier this year, we clued you in on a helpful icon located on the product pages of Sephora's website—the "loves". It's a small, red heart located …

Beauty Awards 2016: The 13 Best Makeup Products of The Year

BEST BRONZER<p>This bronzer’s creamy texture creates a sun-kissed, dewy glow – and it gets bonus points for the tropical scent.<p><b>Buy It!</b> Physicians …

Makeup

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

Home Decorating

Your Hail Mary Summer Workout Courtesy of Tone It Up

Five moves to a better bod.<p>A few weekends ago, I found myself in Miami alongside about 200 devoted Tone It Up disciples. Tone It Up, or TIU, currently counts 652,000 followers on Instagram, many of whom have bought the subscription services (nutrition plans, customized 16-minute workouts) that TIU …

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

Got Acne? Step Far Away from These 4 Types of Skin Products

They may be trendy, but they are NOT your friend.<p>It’s bad enough dealing with breakouts—the last thing you need is for your skin-care products to actually <i>cause</i> those angry bumps to pop up. So what should you avoid, and what’s actually safe for acne-prone complexions? We asked Joshua Zeichner, M.D., …

The Jump Rope Workout That Challenges Your Calves, Cardio, and Coordination

Grab a stopwatch and get to work<p>This jump rope countdown workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour isn’t complicated or tough. But it will challenge your calves, cardio, and coordination, while boosting your metabolism and improving your bone density at the same time.<p>Plus, it’s fun as …

Why we get those white skin spots

A milium is a type of skin cyst that’s filled with a protein called keratin and it appears as a while, small, raised bump on the skin.<p>The condition …

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

17 Game-Changing Beauty Products You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Get ready for the first day of the rest of your life.

#BeautySchool: The Most Effective Methods for Whiter Teeth

Dentist to the stars Dr. Kevin Sands on whitening strips, charcoal, lip glosses and in-office treatments.<p><b>Question: How can I get whiter teeth by tonight, and with more time, what's the safest, gentlest and most effective approach for white teeth all year long?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> No one knows good smiles like …

7 Great Slow-Cooker Recipes for Cyclists

Be Your Future Self's Personal Chef<p>Tony Pedulla<p>There’s nothing like coming home knackered from a hard ride, dying for some food, but sorely lacking the energy to make any. Instead of pouring yourself (yet another) bowl of cereal, take a few minutes first thing in the morning (or before you go to …

You Can Make a $598 Anthro Rug for Just $80

Show of hands: Who here has spent a little *too* much time window shopping at Anthropologie (AKA torturing themselves by pining after luxurious apparel, accessories and home decor with an equally extravagant price tag)? If you haven’t already gathered from our many DIY copycat posts, we can relate. …

13 Things I Realized After I Bought My First House

As soon as my husband and I pulled up to see the house we'd eventually buy, it already had a good vibe to it. A blue house with a red door -- just like the one I grew up in. It struck a sentimental note with me immediately.<p>After living in one-bedroom apartments for the past seven years, we were …

19 Insanely Good Makeup Dupes That Will Save You Tons Of Money

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …