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How To Remove Makeup Stains

Have you ever smudged foundation on your collar, dropped a mascara wand on your pants, or spilled hair dye on your shirt? Regardless of the surface …

Cleaning

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.<p>1. …

10 Insider Hacks For Common Cleaning Conundrums

Be warned: they are weird, and many require a fridge.<p>During my first internship at a fashion magazine, I watched the editors with awe (and a little fear): They were powerful, worked hard, and looked impossibly chic. Everything about them seemed cool and effortless. So I studied them. I tried to …

Cleaning

6 Trainers' Favorite Exercises for Stronger, Sculpted Arms

Get seriously impressive guns with these six smart moves.

Beauty Basics: How to Apply False Lashes

Have you ever spent hours in front of the mirror trying to apply fake eyelashes, only to end up with them sticking out at strange angles, …

Makeup

Master Mani Tutorial: Graphic Gunmetal Ombre

We say, don’t wait for holiday soirees to wear metallics—we’re loving shimmer for summer! Here master nail artist Chelsea King brings the trend to …

Coats

Sugar is Killing Us. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

Sugar-related illnesses are skyrocketing (diabetes, heart disease, and dementia, among them). Yet Americans are shoveling in more sweet stuff than ever. We know it's bad. We just can't stop. Science shows it's not simply a matter of self-control: Sugar, it turns out, might be as addictive as hard …

10 Old School Beauty Tricks That Still Work

Back in the day, people didn’t have as many product options as we do now, and they had to make do. And you can, too! Rather than shelling out big …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

4 Ways You're Making Eggs Wrong (and What to Do Instead)

Such a simple food; so many ways to mess it up. We learned a few rules for making delicious eggs from Michael Ruhlman, author of Egg: A Culinary …

Master Mani: Graphic Op-Art in Black, White, and Red

If you’re looking for fresh mani inspiration, we have great news! We’ve invited our friend and collaborator Chelsea King (also known as Chelsea …

From Head To Toe: Manicure Monday: OPI Live.Love.Carnaval

Today's Mani Monday is another polish from the OPI Brazil collection which is absolutely perfect for warm, sunny weather or those <i>dang</i> lucky ones …

5-Minute Workout: Tone Your Butt and Thighs

Sweat with us in real time!<p>When you're short on time, it's a great idea to focus on your legs and butt, because that's where about 60 percent of your body's muscle is. This five-minute routine will work your lower half <i>hard</i>.<p>The key to this routine? Efficiency. For each of the five moves, go as hard …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Get long, lean muscles with this circuit workout<p>Long, lean, lithe... Who wouldn’t want to be described with these lovely L-words? The moves in this workout—which are inspired by dance, yoga, and Pilates—elongate while they tone, stretching and sculpting muscles in one go. Do these six exercises as …

Lucas' Papaw Ointment, an Industry Secret

Lucas’ Papaw Ointment. Believe it or not, this red tube is a makeup artist’s darling.<p>“Discovered” over a century ago by the Australian doctor Thomas …

5 Breathing Exercises to Try Today

Boost your energy, find your focus, and rev your workouts with these breathing exercises you’ve never tried<p>Take a deep breath. Chances are your shoulders shrugged and your chest puffed out.<p>And chances are you don’t realize that’s <i>not</i> how you’re supposed to breathe. See, that belly breath your yoga …

7 Boxing-Inspired Moves That Torch Calories

Punch, kick, and jump your way to a toned bod<p>Whip yourself into fightin' shape with this circuit of seven moves borrowed from boxing and mixed-martial arts gyms. Do the exercises one after another and complete the circuit up to three times (taking breaks between the moves and sets if you need to) …

7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety

We’re all guilty of it from time to time: spreading ourselves too thin with work. I know I do it. And although I’m so grateful to have a job, I admit …

5-Move Partner Workout

There is the famous quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupèry, “Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” Well, fitness …

"How Can I Tell If My Weights Are Heavy Enough?"

The simple trick to help you know if you're pushing yourself too hard—or not enough!<p><b>The question:</b> "How Can I Tell If My Weights Are Heavy Enough?"<p><b>The expert:</b> Greg Justice, an exercise physiologist and author of <i>Mind Over Fatter</i><p><b>The answer:</b> There's a very simple trick. Basically, pick up a bunch of …

The Best Way to Deal with Food Stains

Because no one is immune—just ask J-Law<p>Jennifer Lawrence—otherwise known as everyone’s favorite unfiltered actress—is once again proving to the world just how normal she is. And this time the proof is in her snack-cidents.<p><i>American Hustle</i> costume designer Michael Wilkinson shed some light on J-Law’s …

Acne Scars? Here’s How to Start Healing

Faded Scar—sounds like a good band name, right? In all seriousness, getting rid of lingering blemish scars is no joke. Often, it takes weeks or …

Skin Care

5 Major Stretching Mistakes—and How to Fix Them

These mistakes could be thwarting your fitness goals—or sidelining you with an injury<p>If you're more concerned with beating your best time during your run than you are with your pre-workout stretch session, then this is for you: Giving short shrift to your form and movements while you limber up can …

The (15 Minute) Skinny Jeans Workout

It's the region most of us love to hate—our hips, thighs, and backsides. For a lower body you'll love, you need to do two things: burn fat, and lift and firm your tush. This routine does both. Do these moves one after another with no rest in between. Then repeat the circuit so you perform it a …

Cold Busters: Spa-Inspired Ways To Kill A Cold Fast

Nothing can make you feel oh-so-right quite like a spa visit, but what about one that also cures what ails you? Allison Tray at Tres Belle Petite …

Die Hard

How to Treat Keratosis Pilaris (Those Scaly Red Bumps On Your Upper Arms!)

Keratosis pilaris is a fancy name for a common benign skin problem: patches of scaly, slightly red bumps that can appear on the back of the arms, …

Valentine's day is next month and I was in a mood for a romantic hair color. @guy_tang gave me this Antique Rose color. Soooo pretty right? He never cease to amaze me. After a month of washing, it'll go blonde :) Hope you're inspired to try a new hair color! #hairgasm

Tone It Up in 2 Weeks: Your Mid-January Super-Charged Workout Plan

Fell off the weight-loss resolution wagon? Well, lace up those sneakers and get back at it—Tone It Up founders Karena and Katrina are here to help. The gurus behind Bravo's new <i>...</i><p>Tone It Up Workout, Day Seven: Sunday Run Day

Sculpt Fabulous Arms: Stacie Clark's Favorite Pushup

This simple tweak to engage your core while you tone your upper body<p>If you want sleek and sexy arms, there’s no question about it: Pushups totally rock. But there may be an even better way to get rid of the jiggle while you build strength in your chest, core, and back. Find out how <i>The Next Fitness</i> …