Aliyah elston

75 Added | 1 Magazine | 23 Likes | @Aliyahelston | Keep up with Aliyah elston on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Aliyah elston”

From peppermint to oolong: the surprising health benefits of a cup of tea

Us Brits don't really need more of a reason to drink tea - but today (21 April) is National Tea Day, so there's an added incentive to put the kettle on.<p>The recent news that drinking camomile tea may help women live longer has got us thinking about the health benefits of our morning cuppa.<p>Here we …

Tea

I Am Depression, Hear My Cry

I am depression, hear my cry.<p>I am the voice inside that tells you how worthless you are and how you will never amount to anything.<p>I am the reflection in the mirror that tells you how fat and ugly you are and that nobody will ever love you.<p>I am the knife that tears at your heart from the inside, …

17 Sad Songs Every Middle Schooler Cried To In The Early '00s

The early aughts had a ton of weep-worthy tunes.

Spring cleaning your cosmetics? Here are 36+ of the best green beauty swaps you can make.

There are more than 10,000 toxic ingredients allowed in conventional cosmetics, hair products and body/face creams, according to celebrity makeup artist and natural beauty expert Katey Denno.<p>Denno also says that there is virtually no regulation of terms like "non-toxic," "green" or "all natural" on …

You're Not Going to Believe These Rainbow Cookies

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Rainbow cookies are delicious AND festive. So the next time you need a big batch of cookies, make these for a stand-out treat. We went to Black Seed where chef Dianna Daoheung gave us her recipe.<p><i>Yields about 50 cookies</i><p>CAKE BATTER:<p>225 …

Redirecting

This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware.

These Cloud Bread Recipes Will Change the Way You Think About Gluten

Oh gluten, how your absence pains so many of us. Without you, pizza just isn’t the same. And while your flour alternatives make pretty damn good cakes, your gluten-free breads are the chalky nightmares that haunt so many taste buds. Without you, even fairy bread is off limits, and that’s …

Breakfast

DIY Boho Skirts For Your Throwback Look

Whether you call it boho, festival, hippie, gypsy, or peasant, boho style as we know it takes its influences from the laid back hippie looks of the ’60s, when maxis were <i>de rigueur</i> for the “flower child”. The look is said to have been revived most recently by Sienna Miller, who wore it in the movie …

Sienna Miller

Good Deal: Get a free Chromecast for using Android Pay

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Google's Chromecast media streaming dongle has always been cheap, but if $35 is too rich for …

21 Things Real Vegans Actually Eat

It's not as hard as you think.

How to Squeeze in a Quick Effective Workout Right at Home

The start of the new year provides just the right amount of motivation to kick-start your fitness goals, but the freezing temperatures are enough to …

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

16 Cookie Crust Pies You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Pies aren’t the kind of dessert everyone feels comfortable tackling. There’s no shame in that. Luckily, there are many different ways to make a pie, including ways that forgo traditional pie crust ideas for something just as delicious. Introducing your new best friend: the cookie crust pie! Also …

Baking

My Husband and I Tried Gisele and Tom Brady's Ridiculous Diet

Spoiler: We (happily) failed at it.<p>Even though I hate diets, there is always something appealing to me about a challenge. So, when the idea to try and do a week of Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's highly buzzed-about meal plan came up in a meeting, I—in a moment of poor judgement—said yes.<p>I should …

The Chart Every Meat Eater Needs To See

Because it's time to know your cuts of beef.<p>Avid meat eaters are generally pretty knowledgable about beef cuts. They know the difference between a chuck roast and a shoulder steak, and how differently each needs to be cooked. But not many occasional meat consumers know that kind of information, and …

15 Delicious Lightened-Up Versions of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Now that 2016 is upon us and your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier has been made, it’s time to formulate a game plan to make sure you don’t fall off course come February. That doesn’t mean you have to survive on just salads or give up all your favorite comfort foods like chicken pot pie and …

Cooking

17 Pretty Makeup Looks to Try in 2016

Put down the contouring powder. Step away from the fake eyelashes. We've got 17 new makeup ideas to freshen up your look in 2016.<p>2015 Matteo Valle<p><b>Clumpy Lashes and Faux Freckles</b><p>There was a '70s revival on the spring runways. At Francesco Scognamiglio (say that name ten times fast—or at all), makeup …

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

The Mascara Hacks Makeup Artists Think You Should Know

<i>By Dana Burke, Allure</i><p>Photo: Robert Mitra/WWD<p>If only applying mascara was as simple as swipe, swipe, swipe. Truth be told, there's an art to coating your lashes just right. (FYI: There's actually a perfect number of strokes that yields a perfect no-clump effect. Who knew?) While we apply it …

The Best Long-Lasting Lip Products To Get You Through Your Holiday Parties

Our editors share their top picks.<p>It’s that time of year again: time to work the holiday party circuit.<p>No matter what you’ll be wearing ― be it sequins, a little black dress or even an ugly Christmas sweater ― you can always count on a classic red lip to keep you looking festive from party to …

31 Gifts Under $50 to Stuff Your Stocking and Fill Your Pantry

From gifts that stand the test of time to those that don’t (chocolate covered malt balls, anyone?), they're all in our 2015 holiday gift guide.<p><i>Forget naughty or nice—as far as we’re concerned, everyone deserves a ceramic French butter keeper this year. Find more gifts that stand the test of</i> …

Shopping

15 Creative Thanksgiving Favors You Can Totally DIY

‘Tis the season to feast, folks! We’ve already given you the proper tips and tricks for pulling off the best Friendsgiving (or Thanksgiving) ever, from healthy Thanksgiving recipes to awesome Friendsgiving activities. Now it’s time to send your loved ones off in style. Check out these 15 DIY …

Chemicals

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than Running

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than RunningCANOTTIERI CEREA, TURIN, ITALY - 2015/11/08: The Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale (NZ) in …

Italy

Music you may have missed in the last three months

It’s not an overstatement to say that the past three months have thrown up some of the most interesting, complex and agenda-setting musical creations of the year so far, from fearless visionary FKA twigs crafting every perfect inch of audio-visual EP <i>M3LL15X</i> to Icelandic icon Björk embarking on a …

Forestry

The 16 Best Pizza Shops In America

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers</i><p><i>Credit: Autumn Bastyr</i><p>It's that time of year again, friends. The time of year when we stop eating burgers and focus exclusively on the once Italian but now quintessentially American meal of pizza. As in the past, Liz and myself and a few members of our inner pizza …

The Difference Between 'Dating' Material and 'Travel the World With' Material

I suck at dating. I'm not cutey, or flirty, or seductive. I won't giggle and agree with everything you say, and I'm not afraid to make it known that I have big dreams, and live a bit of an unconventional life, that I f*cking love.<p>I'm not the always-sweet, always-pretty, "Sugar and Spice and …

Why You Need Liquid Lipstick in Your Life: Introducing a New Game-Changing Beauty Staple

Sure, the season’s barefaced, no-makeup makeup may seem like the safest route for hot days in the city. But this just in: For those who crave a bold pop of color no matter how steamy the temperature, a new beauty MVP has arrived in the form of the latest liquid lipsticks. Merging the supersaturated …

Makeup

15 food festivals in the U.S. for the ultimate foodie

Food has become a serious hobby for many people, and keeping up with the latest trends is essential to your #foodporn status.<p>Food festivals are the …

Insane New Weed Oils Let You Choose The Exact Type Of High You Want

It was only a matter of time before marijuana companies adopted a Burger King-esque “Have It Your Way” mentality when it came to customer …

5 tips to make your Android phone run faster, longer

There’s a lot of power contained within that little glass rectangle you carry around all day. We’ve got eight-core CPUs, multiple gigabytes of RAM, …