Cristie Martinez

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The 7 Beauty Products I’m Glad YouTube Made Me Buy

YouTube beauty gurus can convince me to buy practically anything. The ones I watch religiously are Desi Perkins, Gothamista, and Lisa Eldridge, and …

The 10 Best Eye Creams For Wrinkles And Dark Circles

Stop telling me I look tired!<p>Blame your late-night binge of <i>Evil Genius</i> on Netflix, that dude buying you shots at the bar, or your wailing baby: Your eyes are puffy as hell.<p>Enter, ALL the eye cream. Right?<p>But seriously, while you might have 20 different types stashed in your cabinets, you really …

The Best Foundations EVER As Voted For By The Best Backstage Make-Up Artists

Oh hey flawless skin.<p>Finding a foundation that ticks all the right boxes can seem harder than getting your hands on a pair of furry Gucci loafers.<p>You've got dry skin so you need a foundation that hydrates but doesn't look shiny. You want an uber-glowy Bella Hadid finish, but you also need to cover …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

A Pro Hairstylist Tells Us Her Must-Have Products…and They’re All Under $25!

Here's how a pro shops the drugstore aisles.<p>While $400 blowdryers and $154 shampoos are all well and good--if we’re honest, as much as we love a …

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

15 Acne-Causing Behaviors You Didn't Even Know You Were Doing

Prevention is the new treatment.<p>If you deal with acne on the regular, then you already know the emotional stages of waking up to a brand new zit. (Not stressful <i>at all</i>. Nope.) You probably also have go-to products at the ready, waiting to attack your newfound, uninvited friend. But what you <i>might</i> not …

12 Date Night Dinners That Are Also Healthy

Good for you, good for two.

7 Easy Ways To Eat A Little Healthier Every Damn Day

Something delicious and healthyish for anytime of day.

Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Dinners — December 12-16

Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinner plans filled with our favorite recipes—both from current issues and classics. Each meal is …

An Entire Week of Foam Roller Routines to Ease Sore Muscles

Getting in a good workout makes us feel LOADS better, especially when we hit the gym after a long workday. Whether we’re crushing it at a new heart-pumping fitness class or getting our sweat on in our PJs with a free workout app, there are so many benefits to working out… but we can definitely live …

18 Reasons to Make Pork Chops Your New Fave Weeknight Meal

The search for compelling weeknight dinner recipes is always ongoing. Just when you think you’re set with slow cooker chicken recipes, you realize that you need more than poultry in your life. You include healthy salmon into your routine and vegetarian tacos for meatless Monday, but there’s still …

Separation Anxiety: Why It Happens And How To Support Your Child

Sometimes the human brain outsmarts itself. And this is exactly what is happening for children struggling with separation anxiety.<p>It often goes like this. You get them all pumped up for being brave at school drop-off. You remind them that they will get to do all sorts of fun things during the …

Parenting

10 Simple 100-Calorie Snacks That Won't Leave You Hangry

To be quite frank, finding 100-calorie snacks that aren’t, well, “lacking” is not an easy task. But fewer calories doesn’t have to equate to fewer …

20 easy food swaps to help you eat healthier

Think you eat well? The truth is, most of us could do a lot better. Some 87% of American adults fall short on the recommended intake of veggies, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 92% of us are missing the mark on whole grains. But you don't need radical meal …

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

To The Man Whom I Thought Was Already The One

Two years ago, you came into my life, just when I thought and prepared myself to live solo for a lifetime. This was also the time when I felt that I …

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

Workouts

Creating Richer Relationships: Exercises to Improve Intimacy

Probably the number one block to a happier and more fulfilling union between two people who love and are committed to each other is lack of intimacy. Intimacy, while it can relate to sexuality, is much more than that. Intimacy also refers to openness and trust between two people. To have that, each …

A Single Guy Quit His Job And Spent A Year Interviewing Couples In Love - This Is The Best Relationship Advice He Learned

Nate Bagley says he was sick of hearing love stories that fell into one of two categories - scandal and divorce, and unrealistic fairytale.<p>So he …

Consciousness

12 Recipes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With a Food Processor

Maybe you just splurged on that fancy food processor you’ve been eyeing, or maybe you’ve always had one hanging in the back of your cabinet. Either way, having a few key recipes tucked away in your repertoire will make sure you get the most for your money, and ensure that you’re working smarter, …

The Number One Relationship Problem, According to Therapists

<b>What couples fight about behind closed doors -- and how to address it.</b><p><i>By Casey Lewis</i>, SELF<p><i>(Illustration: Donald Robertson)</i><p>Studies have shown that sex and money are two of the leading causes for divorce, but statistics don't always tell the whole story. We reached out to a handful of top …

Marriage

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Bonding Deeply With A Romantic Partner: 5 Shortcuts

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

Relationships

Drink One Glass Of This Every Morning And You’ll Stop Gaining Weight!

Weight gain is a big problem these days with people leading increasingly sedentary lifestyles and eating more terrible food. Fortunately, in addition …

Home Remedies

Science says these 5 things happen to couples who have been together a long time

And according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, the author of "Powers of Two," these tiny shifts are also the catalyst for a different kind of thought process — a shared mind, so to speak — that allows couples (romantic or not) to come up with more creative solutions to problems than they'd ever think up on …

University of California

2000 Calorie Diet Menu and Meal Plan

The 2000 calorie diet plan limits a person's daily intake of food to 2000 calories. This is almost close to the normal amount of calories a person …

Chocolate Chip S'mores Cookies: Ellen in the Kitchen Recipe

Blogger Ellen Attard of Ellen in the Kitchen says it best: "So this isn't really a recipe. It's more like an idea to make s'mores cookies better." That's the kind of forward thinking we need more of in this world. Don't rest on your laurels! A delicious cookie isn't enough. Make it better!<p>So, …

Dessert