Laura Engo

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The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato …

Cooking

5 Popular Exercises You're Wasting Your Time On

When is the last time you did something just because you saw everyone else doing it? Like many things in life, just because something is popular, doesn't make it the best choice.<p>This is also true of the exercises we perform at the gym. Chances are, you've done (or still do) some of the exercises …

Workouts

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

The Dirty Secret To Gorgeous Hair

For more and more women, skipping the suds (or cutting down big-time) is the trick to lustrous locks.<p>It happens all the time: You tell your co-worker her hair looks amazing and she proudly reveals that her bouncy blowout is days old and she hasn't washed her perfectly tousled hair in a week—and …

Hair

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

13 Useful Household Hacks Everyone Can Use (From An 84-Year-Old Woman)

By Pansay Pruitt,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1z1gnzu<p><i>Pansay is 84, and one of the sweetest women you’ll ever meet. For years, she’s come up with</i> …

6 Moves for a Total-Body Transformation

Take a deep breath…then launch into week two of our 28-day training plan with celeb trainer David Kirsch!<p>Congrats—you're one week into the 28-Day, Whole-Body Challenge! How are you feeling? You should already sense a little bit of a transformation as your body starts shaping up and your muscles …

6 Trainers' Favorite Workout Moves for Stronger, Flatter Abs

These go-to exercises are seriously challenging—and seriously awesome.<p>Get ready to revamp your abs strengthening routine. We asked six trainers to share their ultimate move for creating a flat and strong core, and they definitely delivered. Check out their go-to exercises—from dead bugs to body …

No-Running Cardio Program You Can Do at Home

You don't need a gym membership, and you don't need to check the weather report -- you can do cardio in the comfort of your home right now, for free. Simply follow the visual guides and you'll be done in half an hour! The best part is, since these are printable A4 posters, you can catch up on your …

Exercise

14 Foods for GORGEOUS Healthy Hair

Eat these foods to have an amazing hair day every day

Antolini Unveils World’s First Natural Stone That Fights Bacteria

In our focus on aesthetics and design we often overlook another pivotal aspect of interior design. A perfect home is not just about the right colors, …

MacGyver beauty: 11 crazy D.I.Y. ideas that work in a pinch

Whether you’re stranded on an island with nothing but your wits or simply flat broke, repurpose what’s on hand to turn any moment into a glamorous one.<p><b>Advil Liquid-Gels= zit zapper<br>DIY dilemma:</b> A pimple has reared it’s ugly head and you’ve got nothing more than the contents of the office first aid …

25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

Cooking

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …