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Editor-Tested: We Tried a DIY 24-Karat Gold Facial

<i>Do gold facials really impart a lit-from-within glow? According to celebrity fans of the treatment, yes! It's said that a 24-Karat facial packs major</i> …

A Grapefruit Smoothie for Morning Greatness

This grapefruit smoothie with chia is perfect if you're needing a quick and healthy breakfast on the go. It's packed full of nutrients and flavor, plus it can be made the night before for an even quicker morning.<p>I am never one to complain about the winter. The winter is glorious. Snow, cold …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Food Preservation

How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …

20-Year-Old Photographer's Dreamy Conceptual Portraits

20-year-old, self-taught photographer Shelby Robinson weaves stunning tales of nature, magic, and wonder in her beautiful conceptual images. Taking advantage of the abundant woods, fields, and rivers near her home in the state of Georgia, Robinson captures self-portraits that seem to draw on …

Photography

4 Hours a Day, 1 'Dome,' and a Dizzying Amount of Sets: How VS Angels Really Work Out

When I decided to embark upon my journey to become a Victoria's Secret Angel, which is perhaps the most hubristic thing I have done to date, I knew that the workouts would probably hit me the hardest. Actually, after my first two-hour session at <b>Ballet Beautiful</b>, I literally felt like I had been …

Following the 6 Step Victoria's Secret Angel Diet

When I hatched this crazy plan to transform myself into a Victoria's Secret Angel—to really see what went into the hair, the kisses blown, the toned thighs and boosted bosoms—weight loss was never my goal. I figured that it would be a happy side effect, sort of like when you get the flu. I was …

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

<b>1. Exercise with Friends</b><br>Instead of catching up with friends over food and drinks, suggest a reunion on the move—you're likely to work out 104 percent harder if you have an exercise buddy. Suggest a weekly walk-and-talk session, form a friendly fitness club, or take advantage of gym specials …

18 Genius Hacks for Fixing Makeup Mistakes Every Woman Makes

Shimmer makeup products aren't for every skin type.<p><b>1. Don't test new foundation shades on your cheek.</b> The skin on your face, due to increased sun exposure or breakouts, isn't the same color as the rest of your body. So, if you match your foundation to your cheek, you might end up with a shade that …

Before & After: An IKEA Dresser Transformed Into an Apothecary Cabinet

A simple, inexpensive dresser gets an upscale makeover.<p>Thrifty and Chic via Hometalk<p><i>We're big fans of hometalk, the social network for home and garden lovers, so we're excited to share one of our favorite posts today. Check out the amazing reveal and make sure to check out the site for more great</i> …

IKEA

5 Must-Have Apps For Every Bride-to-Be

Avoid becoming a Bridezilla with these wedding planning apps that will help with every detail from budget management to finding your perfect dress.<p><b>1) Pronovias</b>Every wedding detail from picking out the perfect dress to creating a comprehensive seating chart can be done through the Pronovias app. …

Students Can Take Studying Paperless With These Apps and Gadgets

The diligent student may often be pictured with a pencil behind her ear, her chicken scratches adorning countless spiral notebooks — but these days she's just as likely to be organizing a study group on her smartphone while reviewing a lecture on her tablet. Here are a few gadgets and apps that …

Gear & Gadgets

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

DIY Bootcamp Workout

Save your cash and create your own killer training session with these simple but super-effective circuit ideas<p>1. Jump Rope: Basic<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Jump rope as …

A Waist-Defining Workout for Athletic Body Types

I've talked about great workouts if you've got a pear-shaped or curvy body. Now it’s time to discuss a more rectangular shape--the athletic body …

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...

5 Exercises To Get Rid Of Back Fat

Ready to bring your sexy back... with a sexy back? A strong back is a powerful asset on a woman and a trouble area we oftentimes hear complaints …

Get a Flat Belly in 4 Weeks

Score gorgeous abs fast with this fat-blasting core workout from Tracy Anderson.

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

5 Mental Skills You Need to Get Through ANY Workout

<b>Pump Up the Jams</b><br>Having one go-to anthem to amp you up is key, says Chris Bergland, author of <i>The Athlete's Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss</i> and an endurance expert. (He's the Guinness World Record holder for longest treadmill run: a whopping 24 hours and 153.76 miles!) Research shows that music …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning

Their book, <i>The Nature of Learning: Using Research to Inspire Practice</i> and the accompanying practitioner’s guide, lay out the key principles for …