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Natural Alternatives to Adderall

Try these 7 natural remedies to boost your energy and concentration.<p>One of the first questions I commonly ask my clients is what, if any, prescription medications they are taking. Certain medications can deplete nutrients in the body and cause some major changes in your biochemistry. When …


10 Bad Beauty Habits And How To Break Them

"Stop squinting!"… "Can't you learn to stand up straight?"… "Try to keep your hands away from your face." The next time somebody nags you like this, listen. It's worth it. If you are going to acquire a habit, make it a good one. And whatever you do about your looks, do it right. From our June 1976 …


The 1-Month Bridal Bootcamp Workout

You don't have to be engaged to reap the benefits<p>We tapped Danielle Hopkins, Equinox Instructor and Group Fitness Manager, for her no-fail, month-long full body bootcamp, designed for brides-to-be, their well-dressed guests or anyone looking to amp it up before a big event this summer. Here, her …


How to Sculpt Your 'Lady V' à la Kendall Jenner

It's the body part du jour...<p>With thigh-high dresses and side-slit skirts on the rise—just take a second look at Kendell Jenner's double-whammy in a revealing Fausto Puglisi dress—there's a new area to focus your workout on, the lady V. Stars such as Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Moore …


13 Diet Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Quirky diets hacks to make staying slim easier.<p><b>2) Chew, chew, chew, chew…and chew some more.</b> According to Darya Rose, PhD, and author of <i>Foodist,</i> studies have shown that when people slow down, chew thoroughly, and focus on the attributes of the food, they enjoy it more and naturally eat less. FWIW, …


The Best Beauty and Makeup Apps

From virtually trying on makeup to appointing a hairstylist to your doorstep, these are the apps you'll want to make space for on that shiny new device.<p><b>1)</b> <b>GlamScout</b><p>The next time you go gaga over a gorgeous lip or smoky shadow look in your favorite magazine, snap a photo and upload it to Glamscout. …

Natural Ways to Protect Yourself from the Sun

Natural tips for summer sun exposure<p>The other day I was walking down a shady street. As I got to the corner there was a small area where the sun was shining. I took a moment to stop and feel the warm sun on my face. I closed my eyes and imagined being at the beach and feeling a nice warm breeze. I …

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How To Live A Stress-Free Life

Psychologist Alice Haddon on how to reduce stress<p>Imagine a dam bursting. It bursts either because the load is too great or the structure insufficient. Like a dam, we feel stressed when the challenge faced seems too much or we feel we're not up to it. However, we have a huge advantage as, unlike the …

Porcelain Dolls: 13 Celebs Who Don't Do Bronze

These fair-faced celebs show that pale doesn't always mean pasty.<p>It's no secret that a perfect sun-kissed glow is coveted by all. From sticky spray tans to scarlet sunburns, women will try absolutely everything to achieve tan perfection. But is bronzed skin really all it's cracked up to be? These …


10 Hot Weather Hair Ideas

Don't let your hair game falter when the temperatures start to rise.<p>Don't let your hair game falter when the temperatures start to rise. Here, 10 gorgeous celebrity styles to steal this summer.


Jungle Food: Praising the Plantain

Why it's the carb to eat...<p>In fashion parlance, plantains are having a moment. With many people following a gluten and even grain free diet, it can be difficult to find an adequate source of carbohydrates to fuel the body. I often find that many people are not eating enough carbohydrates and part …


17 Best Ponytails Of All Time

A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone from tennis players to royals.<p>We are always looking for fashionable ways of keeping our hair out of our faces during these unbearable summer days. A look at 17 practical yet stylish ponytails through the years, on everyone …

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