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Skin Care

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

If Lower-Belly Fat Is Your Trouble Spot, Then Try This Ab-Focused Workout

Lower-belly fat is a common problem area for people looking to flatten their bellies and tighten their core. Although you can't specifically spot target fat loss — as you lose weight, you can't control which fat cells shrink from which body parts — you can target specific muscles with certain …

Workouts

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

7 Mantras To Help You Think More Positively, According To A Personal Development Coach

The world is full of obstacles and hardships, but one of the biggest forces holding us back is often our own minds. Personal development coach Gary …

Top 10 Best Toners for Oily Skin: How to Get Clearer Skin Fast

Amazon<p>As a person with oily skin, I’ve used toners since my teen years. Why? Because they give me an extra sense of clean that soaps and cleansers, …

The 11 Best Bourbons Under $25

It’s a bad time to be a thrifty bourbon drinker.<p>Thanks to a thriving bourbon market and rising prices, there aren’t a lot of great value buys left in …

7 Brain Foods to Make You Smarter During Midterm Season

When all else fails, avocados are the answer.<p>February 28, 2018<p>As midterm season approaches for many college students across the country, having the …

This is the difference between fillers and Botox so you can decide what's best for you

<i>Thinking of getting filler? Stop right there and read this first! We've enlisted Dr Tatiana, founder of Dr Tatiana Aesthetic Clinic, Harley Street,</i> …

Skin Care

25 Breathtaking Beaches You Must Visit Before You Die

We're dreaming of warm sand and crystal-blue water. That's right — it's time for a vacation along the coast. Trip Advisor put together a list of the best beaches in the world. Check out all the incredible locations, and plan your getaway now.

The best drugstore primer products that won’t break the bank

Remember back in your college days the feeling of losing an entire unsaved term paper because your computer crashed? That’s what expertly blended …

Trump Administration Declares Puerto Rico Too Rich for Relief Money

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the US Department of the Treasury informed the Puerto Rican government on January 9, 2018 that it will …

Caribbean

Why Puerto Rico Is Pushing to Privatize Its Schools

Pro-statehood leaders are re-envisioning the territory’s schools in the wake of Hurricane Maria. But the privatization process started before the storm hit.<p>SU Matrullas is a small K-9 public school in the mountains of central Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Maria roared over the island last September, …

Caribbean

Puerto Rico Criticizes Treasury’s ‘Misguided Delay’ in Loans

Puerto Rico faces a “dangerous financial dilemma” because of the U.S. Treasury Department’s delay in providing billions of dollars of disaster relief …

The Best Shows On Amazon Prime Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 13th</b><p>While Netflix features more and better <i>original</i> programming, Amazon Prime Video holds their own in that department, and they continue to beef up their offerings. As far as licensed content goes, however, Amazon Prime may hold a slight edge, thanks to owning exclusive rights …

TV

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

5 Drugstore Moisturizers That Work Better Than The Expensive Stuff

Moisturizers are an essential component to every skincare routine, regardless of the skin type you have. They deliver nourishing ingredients to your …

The 10 Coolest Cities Around the World to Visit in 2018

The world keeps getting bigger. Every serious traveler I know says their wish list grows longer, not shorter, every time they dip into a new region or hear about where someone else has been. And now, cities that were recently mere jumping-off points for safaris or beach vacations—or best ignored …

6 Gmail tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master your email

Have you ever accidentally sent a damning email to someone that you <i>intended</i> to save for the rest of time as a draft? Or made a friend audibly gasp at …

50 Genius Morning Beauty Hacks Lazy Girls Will Love

You know the scene: It's 6 a.m., you're snoozing until the last possible second you need to get up, and you definitely can't function until you've had your first sip of coffee. Chances are, you're also struggling with your morning beauty routine — or lack thereof. If you're willing to skip …

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

7 Free Streaming Workouts That Take Less Than 20 Minutes

Maybe you don’t have time to make it to the gym for a full workout. Maybe you’re super tired and kind of unmotivated and all you can manage is a …

Spring Reading List: 45 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Spring is set to thaw us out pretty soon, but while you shiver by the fire, why not grab a book? We have a list of the hottest things to read before they'll next be adapted for the big screen. There are the movies coming out soon you maybe didn't know were based on books, like <b>Red Sparrow</b>, plus the …

How I Cured My Acne Using Only Drugstore Products

I've suffered from acne for as long as I can remember. In high school I had small bumps covering my cheeks and would get random zits constantly. Starting in my 20s, my skin got worse and my acne turned cystic. To top it off, I'd still get whiteheads and had large pores with super dull skin . . . I …

How to Apply Eye Shadow

Eye shadow shouldn’t be intimidating: Applied properly, it can be one of the most foolproof steps in your beauty routine. This video demonstrates an …

Build Muscle and Boost Your Metabolism With This Weighted Workout

Add some weights to your workout to build more metabolism-boosting muscle. This circuit workout will help you get sleek and strong.<p><b>Directions:</b> Warm up with three minutes of light cardio, then perform each three-exercise circuit twice. Use five- to 10-pound weights. Cool down with three minutes of …

Here's how I was wrong about the French

When I moved to France I didn't feel like I was walking into the unknown because I'd seen France plenty of times on the TV and felt I knew what I was …

50 Classic Movies Everyone Should Watch in Their Lifetime

Worth a watch—or two or three<p>Here it is: A by-no-means-exhaustive list of 50 movies everyone should watch at least once. Before you dive in, I should …

Things Parisians Do

Parisians look a lot like New Yorkers: They dress like everyone in their neighborhood but feel like they’re super hype, for them, Paris and France = …