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New Beauty Products From Cosmoprof 2015

Cosmoprof North America is one of the biggest cosmetics trade shows of the year. It's where hundreds of beauty brands convene to show off their newest products and innovations to buyers, distributors, and media. And as you can guess, we were like kids in a beauty candy store as we roamed the halls …

Don't diet, detox your fridge

It’s hard to ignore at the moment, across social media, in magazines and bestselling books – step forward “eating clean”, brought to you in a thousand Instagram and Pinterest images by a tribe of glamorous young women, notably Ella Woodward, Amelia Freer and the Hemsley sisters. “Clean” foodies …

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10 Ways to Stop Procrastinating on Your Dreams Once and for All

So slacking is not an option. Procrastination is not an option. Lazing on the couch is not an option. So what can you do to help yourself push through and move past this resistance? Here's how to stay on track (even when you're struggling with procrastination):<p>Once upon a time, you had dreams. Big …

Self-confidence

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Grow Your Hair Longer, Faster, Stronger

Of all the complaints I have about my hair (many, I assure you), the one that rings loudest is that it simply will not grow. At least it feels that …

Letting Go of the Past with Mindfulness Meditation, Part 1

By Charles A. Francis<p>Many of us have difficulty <b>letting go of the past</b>, and moving on with our lives. For some of us, it may seem down right …

16+ Perfectly Timed Photos That Turn Dogs Into Giants

No, giant dogs have not invaded earth. These photos of enormous pooches create the illusion of great size through the intentional or accidental use …

Your Phone Knows If You're Depressed

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

GOP’s fear of a black America: The long, racist history which explains Dylann Roof and stains the so-called “party of Lincoln”

<b>Abraham Lincoln, Rand Paul, Lee Atwater (AP/Alex Brandon)</b><p>Dylann Roof’s assault was the latest salvo in the racial struggle we have fought since 1865: Who owns America?<p>Heather Cox Richardson<p>June 21, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Dylann Roof’s murder of nine people worshipping at Charleston’s Emanuel African …

18 Ways to Maximize Your Workout and Lose Weight Faster

No more wasting time at the gym.<p>Ask any runner who's naturally slim: There are a bazillion reasons to exercise that have nothing to do with losing weight. But if weight loss is your main motivator, make sure every minute of exercise counts with these tricks to burn more calories during exercise:<p><b>1.</b> …

How to Avoid Nightmares and Bad Dreams to Get More Restful Sleep

If you feel like nightmares are making it difficult to get a good night's sleep often or feel anxiety around falling asleep due to bad dreams, it is worthwhile to discuss it with your doctor and/or a psychologist. They can assess if there are underlying conditions to resolve and prescribe the right …

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Here's proof that Earth is entering its sixth mass extinction

Diverse animals across the globe are slipping away and dying, as Earth enters its sixth mass extinction, a new study finds.<p>Over the last century, …

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How to move through the four stages of life

• you feel as though there’s not much else you are able to accomplish<br>• you get old and tired and find that you would rather sip martinis and do crossword puzzles all day.<p>Often this occurs because the adults/community themselves are still stuck in Stage One.<br>• Some people who get stuck in Stage One get …

'You rape our women and are taking over our country,' Charleston church gunman told black victims

The suspect, Dylann Storm Roof, 21, was captured 14 hours after the massacre of nine people in a Bible study group, the United States' bloodiest hate crime in decades<p>A white supremacist gunman told his black victims "you rape our women and you’re taking over our country" as he massacred nine people …

16 Weight Loss Tips That Will Actually Get You Results

Don't let the dreaded plateau cramp your style (or your progress).<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us how they handled plateaus and setbacks while they were trying to lose weight. They told us some of the actual nutrition and fitness strategies they used to kick their weight loss</i> …

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15 Things the Very Married Have That You Probably Don't

Dysfunctional relationships abound and the divorce rate is ridiculously high, mostly due to ignorance and immaturity, but on the other end of the spectrum, do you know how many married couples are truly happy? Not many, my friends.<p>"I thought people treating each other badly is the way life is," …

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Accidental discovery of blood, collagen in dinosaur bones could rewrite textbooks

An amazing discovery could rewrite textbooks, after a paleontologist accidentally found blood and soft tissue preserved in tattered dinosaur fossils. …

Islamophobia fueled by right-wing politics and propaganda

<i>"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the …

On Fox News: A White Sexual Abuser Was “Curious” But A Black Victim Of Police Abuse “Was No Saint”

A couple of recent news reports involving children who become entangled with law enforcement matters reveals a striking difference in how they are …

Eating human brains helped Papua New Guinea tribe resist disease, research shows

The cannibalistic practice helped the Fore tribe develop genetic resistance to a mad cow-like disease. This is useful for scientists studying diseases like dementia<p>Research involving a former brain-eating tribe from Papua New Guinea is helping scientists better understand mad cow disease and other …

Feeling Stressed

Introduction<p>This leaflet is for anyone who is feeling stressed - or anyone who knows someone who is feeling stressed.<p>We all feel stressed from time …

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Worried? Nervous? The distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.

The paleontologist who worked on 'Jurassic World' is trying to create a real dinosaur within 5 to 10 years

No, there isn't dinosaur DNA trapped in amber, waiting to be replicated and cloned.<p>But that's not the only way to make a dino, said Jack Horner, the paleontologist who worked on "Jurassic World" (and the rest of the "Jurassic Park" films), and he wants to make it happen.<p>How did we get to this …

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16 Things Preventing You From Having Perfect Skin

Your skin is basically an ill-tempered five-year-old: cranky, high-maintenance, and takes things personally. Every time you do something wrong, it fires back by going dull, breaking out, and showing signs of aging. Here are 16 things you might be doing that are holding you back from the glowing, …

Most Americans Say Wealth Inequality Is a Huge Issue

An improving economy has done little to distract Americans from an issue sure to be a the forefront of the 2016 presidential contest: inequality.<p>A …

New blood test shows all the viruses you've ever been infected with

Welcome to your personal, viral logbook<p>Chances are, you don't know all the viruses you've encountered throughout your life. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just find out? According to a new studyin <i>Science</i>, researchers have devised a blood test that can do just that by identifying the viruses that …

DNA carries traces of past events meaning poor lifestyle can affect future generations

Scientists now know that our DNA is being altered all the time by environment, lifestyle and traumatic events<p>Genetic faults caused by trauma, poor lifestyle or environmental stress can be passed down to future generations, scientists at the University of Cambridge have discovered.<p>Previously large …

Why Is It So Hard to Track Police Killings?

Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.<p>The recent spate of highly publicized killings of black men by police officers has driven many people to wonder how common such police violence is. Incredibly, no one knows—not …