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My husband, the woman: The private anguish of having a spouse in transition

After 21 years of marriage, he gave me the news. He is finally becoming himself — but I am more lost than ever<p>I saw a headline recently reporting how proud Bruce Jenner’s mother is of him (her). While that’s both noble and supportive, what I haven’t seen are stories about the private struggle — the …

How to Eat Your Way to Clearer Skin and Longer Hair

As much as I enjoy junk food binges and late-night hunts to Duane Reade for gummy worms, I always feel refreshed after a week of exercise and clean eating. My skin feels refreshed too — pimples shrivel up, my oil balance is in check, and I glow again. I’m passionately devoted to my medicine cabinet …

13 Healthy Eating Tips for Busy People

With deadlines to meet, after work cocktails, frequent dining out, late nights and early mornings, it’s easy to forget how simple it is to take …

11 Ways to Keep Your Vagina Happy and Healthy

Your vagina really (really) wants you to read this.<p>You might think you know everything about keeping your lady parts in tip-top shape, but you could be wrong. From douching to ditching your annual exam, there are tons of common misconceptions about what you <i>should</i> do to maintain a healthy vagina. …

Women's Health

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Learn How To Start Investing With These Five Simple Steps

<i>Dear Carrie,</i><p>I'm in my late 20s with a good job and can finally save some money. I know that I should start investing but it's a little overwhelming. Where do I start?<p>-- A Reader<p>Dear Reader,<p>I understand that investing can seem extremely overwhelming at first. However, I believe it's one of the best …

5 Financial Habits You Should Adopt When You're Young

How you handle your money early on in life -- from being a stickler about adhering to a monthly budget to starting to save for retirement as soon as possible -- can lay the groundwork for a strong financial future.<p>And it can be as simple as adopting these five money-savvy habits, which can help put …

Personal Finance

10 Ways to Look Younger Without Using ANY Products

Whatevs, wrinkle cream.<p>Your first line of defense against wrinkles is your skin-care routine. From serums that boost collagen production to moisturizers that hide the appearance of fine lines, products offer results—no one's debating that. However, good habits can also help keep skin looking …

Skin Care

6 Genius Eyeliner Hacks You NEED To Try

These are life-changing!<p>Few things in the beauty world are more frustrating than the moment when you ruin your entire eye look with one poorly applied stroke of eyeliner. Next time, try one of these tips from Chicago-based makeup artist Paula Heckenast to up your eyeliner game.<p><b>Smudge With …

Makeup

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

In The Bulletproof Diet, David Asprey outlines the clean-eating foods you need to calm inflammation—and cravings.<p>Dave Asprey, author of the forthcoming <i>Bulletproof Diet</i>, believes that some foods contain "antinutrients"—toxin-like chemicals that he says can trigger inflammation and make you a slave …

Nutrition

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 …

Hairstyling

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 …

Relationships

L'enquête choc d'une journaliste qui s'est glissée «dans la peau d'une djihadiste»

Pendant un mois, Anna Erelle s'est fait passer pour une jeune fille désireuse de partir faire son djihad. Aujourd'hui menacée par l'Etat islamique, …

Islam

This Is The Lazy Way To Keep Your Toilet Fresh Between Cleanings

I think we can all agree that cleaning the toilet is one of the most universally dreaded cleaning chores. One I tend to put off as long as possible. …

Avant/après : comment les femmes immortalisent des pertes de poids extrêmes

Échange de recettes, photos des balances et citations motivantes… Sur le réseau social Instagram, des internautes partagent en toute transparence …

Editor Essentials

#TheLIST: New Year Beauty Products

Our favorite products hitting the shelves in the new year<p>Keep that resolution about washing your face every night, try out the spring runway trends and indulge in more pretty luxuries with our favorite products hitting the shelves in the new year.

Beauty

10 Solutions for anyone who hates exercise

How to let go of your dislike for working out Exercise is medicine. I’m sure no one would refute the well documented power of regular exercise to …

Fall in love with exercise - 9 Tips and a confession

9 Tips to ignite your exercise passion, and a confession from a fitness professional<p>As a fitness professional with over 17 years experience in the …

How to fall in love with exercise

Two essential steps to stop hating exercise and start enjoying the benefits Falling in love with exercise is unlikely if your sole reason for getting …

Q&A: What's Better For Your Skin: Face Wipes or Cleansers?

An expert weighs in on this lazy-girl swap.<p><b>The question:</b> Sometimes it seems way too difficult to wash your face—especially when it's so easy to just grab a face wipe instead. When it comes to everyday use, what's better for your skin: face wipes or facial cleansers?<p><b>The expert:</b> Board-certified …

Skin Care

9 Cleaners You Can Make Yourself

The key ingredients you need just might be hiding in your pantry.<p>These mix-it-yourself cleaners use environmentally friendly ingredients — like baking soda and vinegar — and are quite inexpensive. If you've run out of your favorite cleaning solution, don't run to the store; try one of these …

A Timeline of When to Toss Your Beauty Products

For many of us, the new year signifies a fresh start. Juice cleanses, closet purges, sober January—we all have the best of intentions. But there's something else you should be doing this month: cleaning out your beauty products. Because I bet that you probably have at least one or two items that …

Are Your Makeup Habits Making You Look Old?

<b>Going Overboard with Foundation</b><br>A heavy, caked-on base may provide long-lasting coverage, but Young says that it really ages you. "One thing I see is too much," says Young. "You can't see the texture of the skin." For a more natural, youthful look, Young says to follow this formula: primer, …

7 Matte Lip Colors Worth Obsessing Over This Season

In the December issue of <i>Vogue,</i> we celebrate the power of a swipe of modern matte lipstick—a quick and uncomplicated party-prepping strategy that communicates subtle glamour rather than all-out flash. With that in mind, here is our expanded guide to the season’s best velvety lip colors, which offer …

Makeup

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Makeup

I Got Dumped for Blogging About My Love Life

After too many dud Tinder dates, I signed up for Match.com, convincing myself that the type of guys who paid to browse profiles might actually be looking for something serious instead of a one-night nothing. But a month flew by, and I wasn’t really meeting anyone of substance until I made some …

Why I Haven’t Given Up On Love

A year ago, I was out with friends when a cute guy started to talk to us. In many ways, he was the type of person I’ve gone out with <i>so many times</i> …