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Dark Spots and How to Treat Them, According to Salma Hayek

Summer may be long gone, but its effects on the skin may still be lingering. We're talking about dark spots. Luckily, Salma Hayek has a trick for alleviating them. (Yes, <i>the</i> Salma Hayek.) She was kind enough to bequeath us with her spot-removing knowledge—which she inherited from her grandmother's …

Skin Care

3 Little-Known Oil and Gas Companies to Put on Your Radar

Image source: Getty Images.<p>When it comes to many other industries, having a brand name can provide a lot of competitive advantages that will attract investors. In the energy industry, though, that isn't necessarily the case. Some of the better investment ideas in this industry are some of the …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>To celebrate the power of the creative, Montblanc has recently released a new, special edition selection of …

Immune System

How Different Are Men's and Women's Brains?

Though most of us value gender equality, men and women are seen as so radically different in our society, it’s a wonder they get along at all. Anyone …

Why Women Really Leave The Men They Love

<i>By Justice Schanfarber</i><p>As a marriage counselor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous issues. While many situations are complex, there's one profoundly simple truth that men need to know: <i>Women leave men they love</i>.<p>They feel terrible about it. It tears …

The 11 Best French Beauty Staples to Stock Up on in Paris

Packing for Paris means leaving room in your suitcase—after all, the city’s legendary pharmacies and perfumeries beckon. And who better to recommend the best beauty products to stock up on while there than the <i>Vogue</i> staffers who make the trip regularly? One colleague waxes on about a natural …

Beauty

The List: 9 Drugstore Finds You Can't Afford Not To Try

I am a self-professed beauty addict, who spends an alarmingly large amount of time buying (and testing) beauty products, and I am not afraid to splurge on a coveted item that makes me happy and lives up to its claims. However, a great product doesn't have to cost a fortune to work wonders and feel …

The Thing No One Tells You About Relationships

The other day one of my friends asked me why I never write or talk about my marriage publicly.<p>The answer was easy... Because it's SO private!<p>As a coach and teacher, I make a daily to choice to be vulnerable and share a lot of my personal life. But, I've always believed that my husband was an …

5 Life-Saving Signs of Heart Trouble Every Cyclist Should Know

Riding a bike is indisputably good for your heart, but it doesn’t make you immune to heart disease. Here’s what one heart surgeon who rides wants everyone to know.<p>In some ways, we health and fitness reporters are a bit to blame for misconceptions about our favorite topics. We get so excited about …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

The 21 Best Pieces Of Marriage Advice, According To Longtime Couples

<i>Established duos share the secrets to a great marriage with YourTango.</i><p>When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, …

Is The Person You're Dating Marriage Material?

Marriage is a union of two people. It's something that happens when you're madly in love and are super eager to start the rest of your life with your beloved by your side. It's hard work, yes, but the best things in life aren't easy. Can the person you're dating confidently answer these nine …

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

Self-help

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

Say What You Want in Your Relationship

In my 30 years working with couples, I've noticed that most people have an easy time describing what they don't want in their relationship. If prompted, they're able to rapidly fire off the many issues that they feel are creating distance between them and their partner. Yet if I ask the same people …

5 Texts You Should Send to Your Partner Every Day

Researchers Lori Schade, Jonathan Sandberg, Roy Bean, Dean Busby, and Sarah Coyne found that texting between partners could either help or hurt a …

5 science-backed habits that lead to long-term happiness, regardless of your genes and upbringing

But when researchers actually <i>study</i> happiness, they find some surprising quirks.<p>For example, you might suppose that great news like winning the lottery, dropping 20 pounds, or getting a new job would make you happy.<p>And it does — briefly. But it's only a spike.<p>(If that <i>sentence</i> makes you less happy, …

Here's What 15 Relationship Experts Want to Teach You About Love

<i>Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of</i> …

Living Rooms

Why Can't Men Love Like Women?

I was having one of "he can't connect emotionally" conversations. A friend was telling me about her relationship angst over his inability to …

Nordstrom Invests Big in Customizable Shoes

Nordstrom is doubling-down on its commitment to customizable shoe brand Shoes of Prey. The brand, which allows customers to design their own shoes from trillions of different combinations of colors, styles, materials and heel heights, just announced it's raised $15.5 million from investors in its …

17 Clever Psychological Tricks You Can Use In Your Daily Life

Actions speak louder than words, yet we don’t understand them completely. Now while it isn’t possible to decode someone’s mind exactly, attempts can …

Self-help

50 places you should travel to in 2016

It may be hard to believe, but 2015 is coming to a close, and it's time to start planning for 2016. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a novice, it's never too early to start thinking ahead to the places you want to check off your travel bucket list in the new year. From Iceland's otherworldly …

12 Mind Tricks That Make People Like You And Help You Get Ahead

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

The Sex Questions You Need to Ask Before You Get Married

It's true that married sex is the best sex. "Marriage is a bright new beginning that often heralds a deeper dimension of a couple's sexual relationship," says Madeleine Castellanos, M.D, sex therapist and author of Wanting to Want: What Kills Your Sex Life and How to Keep It Alive. "But it would be …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management