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The One Makeup Product You Should Stop Using, According To A Makeup Artist

There aren’t many rules when it comes to makeup; people are encouraged to try the products that catch their eyes and match their look. While makeup …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

This Anti-Aging Serum Was Developed by Harvard Scientists—and I'm Obsessed With It

Anyone with a solid skincare regimen knows the importance of using a serum. But this serum in particular ups the ante on all other anti-aging …

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Bedtime Yoga: 12 Poses to Help Kids Sleep Better

4.2K<p>SHARES<p>Take the beloved bedtime story ritual a step further with Mariam Gates's sequence that will soothe little ones to sleep.<p>It's bedtime. The …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Mindfulness

The Introvert’s Guide to Getting Ahead at Work

There’s a high probability that you’ve encountered an outgoing coworker who climbed the corporate ladder super quickly, easily breezing past more qualified colleagues—maybe yourself included.<p>There was just something about her personality. She had an undeniable presence—an It factor that A-listers, …

This Shampoo Has 9000 Positive Reviews on Amazon—and We've Never Heard of It

Amazon never ceases to amaze us with its under-the-radar beauty gems—and oftentimes, these products already have thousands of devout followers by the …

Hair

Maple-Roasted Vegetables

• Calories 130.65<br>• Fat 7.14g<br>• Sat fat 1.01g<br>• Protein 3.38g<br>• Carbohydrate 15.98g<br>• Fiber 4.72g<br>• Sugar 7.29g<br>• Cholesterol 0mg<br>• Iron 1.41mg<br>• Sodium 296.87mg<br>• Calcium …

Healthy Eating

Rodney Yee's Top 10 Yoga Poses to Practice Daily

795<p>SHARES<p>Master teacher, Yoga Shanti co-owner, and YJ LIVE! presenter Rodney Yee shares his list of must-practice yoga poses, why they’re so …

Yoga

Researchers Might Have Figured Out Why Bacteria Only Causes Acne in Some People

And how to stop it.<p>Despite the fact that up to 80 percent of us will experience the living nightmare that is acne at some point in our lives, …

7 Ayurvedic Secrets for Weight Loss

7 ayurvedic secrets for weight lossWe live in a diet-obsessed culture. It seems like every week a new diet makes headlines, claiming to be the best …

Wellness

5 tips for making sublime iced coffee at home

“Large iced coffee, extra half-and-half and nine sugars!”<p>When the barista at my favorite coffee shop called out that order one day, I actually …

"Dry Clean Only" Is Basically a Lie

How to cut back on your professional laundering bill in four easy steps.<p>Dry cleaning is a wonderful thing—how lovely it is to outsource the care of your favorite clothes to someone else! But dry cleaning can also be so frustrating: It's expensive, mysterious, possibly toxic and, worst of all, …

8 Cancer-Causing Foods You Should NEVER Eat!

Shares 120<p>We all know of one or two people who, despite doing all the right things and being incredibly healthy, still wound up with …

Nutrition

Thai Carrot Soup Recipe

<b>Serves 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1/2 large onion, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 pound carrots, chopped into 1-inch pieces<p>1 Tbsp. grated peeled …

Soup

A Panel of Dermatologists and Experts Think These are the Most Effective Green Beauty Products Out There

The best all-natural makeup, hair, and skin saviors on the market.<p>When ELLE kicked off our annual eco-beauty awards 10 years ago, we wanted to recognize the handful of companies that were committed to using all-natural ingredients and making the world a better place. Fast-forward a decade, and the …

5 "Healthy" Foods That Contribute To Inflammation

<i>Kellyann Petrucci, ND, a leading naturopathic physician and nutritionist, is an inflammation expert. This week, we're sharing Dr. Petrucci's</i> …

Wellness

The Makeup Guru With 20 Million Instagram Followers

Huda Kattan on acne cures, airbrushed skin, and why your scalp should wear eye shadow.<p>Beauty influencer turned makeup mogul Huda Kattan has more Instagram followers than Britney Spears and Madonna combined–and 15 times more than Pat McGrath. Videos like "How to Fake a Lip Job" on Kattan's YouTube …

Gabrielle Bernstein’s Meditation to Make Anger Productive

Get on a path to peace and positivity with best-selling author, speaker, and YJ LIVE! New York keynote presenter Gabby Bernstein, April 8–11. Join …

Meditation

Should You Be Using a Hair Oil?

It just might be the best multi-functional product you're missing.<p>By now you've definitely heard celebs, stylists, and editors sing the praises of hair oil, but if you haven't jumped on the bandwagon yet, you're not alone. It's one of those products that's intriguing but seriously intimidating for …

17 Tricks for Saving Every Last Drop of Your Beauty Products

How to make your favorite products and makeup last you longer.<p>It's somehow always the case that as soon as you think your makeup collection is complete, you have to buy more of a product that's run out or replace products that are no longer up to par. While you may not ever be done replenishing …

Expert Tips to Make Your Sweaters Last This Winter

Whether you live in sunny California, a ski town in Colorado, or here in NYC (where it is absolutely frigid right now!), sweaters are always a winter necessity.<p>But as you start to wear your sweaters more, it's important to take good care of them to make sure they last (snags, pulls, and pills are …

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Career

And what your ideal job really is.<p>If you've ever sat at your desk thinking "ugh, I hate this," you can go ahead and blame your birthday. (Kind of.) Just like all aspects of your life, your zodiac sign has an influence on the things you value in a career—and, naturally, what path may be best for you.<p>…

Feng Shui 101: How to Harmonize Your Home in the New Year

The New Year brings with it an opportunity for a fresh start for you and your space. Everything in your home—the thoughtfully selected patterned rug, those cool pendant lamps—is a reflection of yourself, so it’s no wonder that a calm home reflects, and reinforces, a calm self. And who couldn’t use …

Home Decorating

This Skin Care Ingredient Is the Next Big Thing in Korean Beauty

We've talked a little about the Korean beauty craze, and why it's been such a game-changer in the skin care department. (A quick refresher: We have the Asian beauty market to thank for novel products such as sheet masks and essences.) Now let's chat about the latest ingredient billed to be the next …

Gluten-Free Quinoa Cake? Yes! (And It's Chocolate Too!)

Dying for a slice of cake, but just can't do gluten?<p>Looking for a cake with 12% of your daily protein requirement in every slice? (Just eight slices …

This All-Natural, DIY Air Freshener Has a Surprising Secret Ingredient

Ah, the smell of home. There’s nothing like it. But what is that smell to you? Short ribs braising in the Le Creuset? Freshly laundered linens? Salty sea air wafting up from the shore? A pot of basil growing on the windowsill? Freshly brewed coffee?<p>If, like three out of four Americans, you …

Essential Oils

13 Ways Beauty Bloggers Use Baking Soda in Their Beauty Routine

One of the most awesome trends to take over the beauty world is the push for more natural beauty products. Vloggers talk about it, bloggers talk about it and we’re definitely into it too. After all, many of us are totally obsessed with keeping our skin glowing and fresh, so why not keep it healthy …