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8 Surprising Beauty Blogger Hacks

There are no rules when it comes to beauty on the internet and we scoured Pinterest, YouTube and blogs to find the most resourceful—and weird—tricks for whitening teeth, thickening hair and faking long lashes.<p><b>1) To whiten teeth naturally,</b> rub the inside of a banana peel across them and let the …

11 Weight Loss Tricks for Newbies

A beginner's guide to losing weight<p><i>By Jenny Sugar for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>The jeans don't lie. You knew you let yourself go a little bit, and after throwing the stupid bathroom scale away because it said you were (insert red-flag number here), you went for the true test — slipping on last year's jeans. …

11 Sex Moves That Seem Like a Better Idea Than They Actually Are

This is probably going to end badly.<p>Maybe you remembered it from a chick flick, saw it in a porn clip, or heard about it from one of your more adventurous friends. It was an enticing sex tip or mysterious position that sounded insanely hot, so you obviously tried it…and it bombed. If you've ever …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

5 Ways to Use Milk for Silky Smooth Skin

An amazing skin-care product could be sitting in your fridge right now.<p>Sure, you could load up on pricey cleansers and moisturizers—or you could use a product that's practically free and probably already in your kitchen: milk. Natural-beauty expert Paige Padgett says the ingredient can help soften, …

13 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Naked Man

Because when the pants come down, his sensitivity goes up a little bit. Can you blame him?<p>There are two reasons men get naked: to get clean, and to get laid. Most of the time, when a guy gets naked in front of you, it's for the second reason. Or maybe he's about to go skinny-dipping, …

9 Things Sex Experts Really Want You to Know

We asked the professionals for their raw, unedited advice. Get ready to take notes.<p>Chances are you probably don't have a sex therapist on speed dial (though if you do, rock on). But whether you're coupled up or completely single, you can learn so much from these incredibly knowledgeable …

10 Very Real Struggles of Dating a Guy With a Beard

You can't say we didn't warn you.<p>Every month is Movember when you're dating a guy with a beard. And while the scruffy look can be hot, there are some very real, <i>err</i>, challenges that come with the territory. Don't believe us? Well…<p><b>Beard Burn Is a B*tch</b><br>At some point, likely in the makeout-heavy first …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

11 Places Where You Need to Have Sex at Some Point in Your Life

Don't knock 'em til you try 'em<p>You know that reccurring sex dream you have about getting it on under the stars with your partner (or, you know, Ryan Gosling)? Well we think you should totally make that a reality—the outdoors part that is. And we’re not the only ones. Expanding your sexual …

Ask the Guy Next Door: What's a Fair Amount of Time to Go Down on a Guy?

Our guy next door columnist answers your pressing sex and love questions<p><b>What's a fair amount of time to go down on a guy? Sometimes it seems like it takes more willpower than a sweaty cycling class!</b> —<i>Alex, Dayton, OH</i><p>Well, if you're approaching it like you would a cycling class—repetitive motion, …

6 Ways to Style Your Hair While You Sleep

These give bed head a whole new meaning.<p>Raise your hand if you're a night shower kind of girl. For those among us who prefer to end the day with a nice, hot shower, you know the benefits of skipping the extra step in the morning—no blow-drying being right up there. Want more reasons to join team …

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you've ever wanted to know about your big O: namely, how to have one—or your best one yet

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

6 Gorgeous Hairstyles You Can Do in 10 Minutes—Or Less!

Go ahead and hit snooze—you'll still have time to make your hair look great.<p>If you find that you wake up every day with a mile-long to-do list, chances are your hairdos are suffering—but there's no need to sacrifice amazing style just because you’re crunched for time. We rounded up six of the …

The Four-Week Workout to Thigh-High Skirt Worthy Legs

It all started with Angelina Jolie's infamous thigh-baring 2012 Oscar gown (and the memes that followed). Now high-slit skirts and dresses have flooded the market and we're all about showing off some leg (sorry crop tops, your moment is up).<p>Luckily, there's still a little time before we have to …

11 Signs You're OFFICIALLY in a Relationship

If he knows about your embarrassing toilet habits, then he's totally your boyfriend.<p>You've been dating that special someone for awhile now and established that you aren't seeing other people. You're calling each other pet names like "babe" and "honey," seeing each other every weekend, but you …

Styling Tricks for Waking up to Good Hair

Sleep in, skip the morning shower and still have a good hair day.<p>Waking up to good hair without any effort on your part the night before is like accidentally getting the half off on current-season boots at Barney's—rare, precious and best accepted without question. Waking up to great hair every day …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!

17 Guys Share the Most Romantic Thing a Woman Has Ever Done for Them

And no, it doesn’t include surprise morning sex.<p>Don’t you love it when your partner surprises you with a home-cooked meal after a long day at work? It’s nice to feel appreciated—especially when you least expect it.<p>And just like you love to be bathed in attention, chances are the man in your life …

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

Avoid these no matter how hangry you are.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Eating right before bed is a recipe for gaining weight and sleeping poorly, but it can also seriously damage the tissue in your throat and esophagus. No doubt you’re …

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

Seriously, it's never been so easy to slim down.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight is hard work. Sometimes the gym is just so far away, and that box of doughnuts is just so right there. But here's some good news for the …

9 Guys Share the BEST Date They've Ever Been On

Well, this might surprise you.<p>We know we're stereotyping here, but we kind of assumed that most men didn't gush over a date (unless there was some particularly amazing sex involved). But apparently, guys remember the good nights just like you do. It could be something as simple as staying in and …

4 Great (and 4 Terrible) Things for Your Heart

Heart this, not that.

7 Ways You’re Brushing Your Hair Wrong

PLUS: How to tweak your technique for healthier hair<p><i>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover</i><p>Whenever we’re faced with a hair problem—whether it be static, grease, limpness—we tend to switch our shampoos, styling products, even the way we blow dry or straighten our hair. But the real trick may be …

Easy Way To Lose Weight Juice

share<p>It’s an easy way to lose weight.<p>Burns calories, even if you just sit there and do not have physical activity.<p>It increases metabolism which helps …

16 Unexpected Ways to Add Years to Your Life

The average American’s life expectancy is 78.7 years. Whether you reach that age—or better yet, exceed it—largely depends on your genes, but there …

Romantic Dating Habits For Men

I'm convinced some dating stories are urban myth and made-for-movies only. Men don't actually call to ask you on a date—that's done by text with just 20 minutes lead time, right? And pick you up at the door? Excuse me while I giggle to myself and walk alone to the bar, where we'll meet for …