Leslie Thomson

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11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

2015 Diet, Weight Loss Trends

As we count down to 2015 (fun fact! Once the ball drops on 1/1/2015, we will be equidistant from both 2000 and 2030—how nuts is that?!), health experts are also assessing the state of the nation's...diet.<p>This year's <i>"What's Trending in Nutrition" Survey from Pollock Communications and Today's</i> …

Overhaul Your Beauty Routine with Small Changes For 7 Weeks

In just 7 weeks, your beauty look will be entirely refreshed<p>There's no denying the desire to hit the refresh button during this time of year—especially if you live in a part of the country where the weather is bleak. "Winter can make us feel like even our best assets are dull," says Vivian Diller, …

Two Ways to Know if You're Going to Meet the Man You're Going to Marry in 2015

As we approach the New Year, many single people who are in a serious relationship (or would like to find one) may wonder, "Will 2015 be my year to find a marriage partner and marry?"<p>The 7th House of your birth chart holds the answer to that question. This is the House of intimate partnerships such …

Reimagining Your Party Makeup: Why Fresh Skin, Brushed Brows, and Glossy Lids Are the New Glitter

For a certain kind of woman, holiday makeup presents a challenge: You’re not the type to go for glitter, you don’t do neon red lips, so how do you establish an appropriately festive look that doesn’t involve color? Does the slightly more glamorous equivalent of no-makeup-makeup <i>even really exist</i>? …

8 Total-Body Moves that Double Results—in Half the Time!

Trade in your usual workout for intense combination exercises that burn fat and build strength in half the time<p>1. Mountain Climber Muay Thai Push-Ups<p>A<p>…

Breastfeeding past 2 months lowers obesity risk

Infants at risk for childhood and adult obesity have a better chance of not becoming overweight if they breastfeed longer than two months.<p>“Children …

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Family vacations are meant to be relaxing and enjoyable, but sometimes finding the right hotel, making restaurant reservations, and booking endless activities for the kids can seem more like a chore than a restful getaway. So we here at Oyster took on the impossibly taxing job of traveling to the …

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The Eyeliner Trick That Will Completely Transform Your Look

You won't believe your eyes.<p>Women's Health <i>recently announced our 2014 Beauty Award-winning products. Now we're partnering with the social beauty platform Preen.Me to source the most gorgeous makeup looks created with them.</i><p>It's no secret that eyeliner can turn tired eyes into your most flattering …

This One Simple Move Will Work Your Entire Body

Ready, set, go.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Dumbbell Hammer Curl to Lunge to Press:</b> This three-step move is crazy efficient. …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

12 Fashion Apps To Download Now

For the fashion girl glued to her phone, these apps range from shopping to closet organizing and are guaranteed to step up your sartorial game.<p><b>1) PS Dept</b><p>For the fashionistas who don't already have their own stylist on speed dial, PS Dept gives users access to a personal fashion consultant 24/7. …

Actors want sex, nurses need true love: Relationship needs according to career choice

Engineers and actors are more likely to be looking for a quick fling than a relationship, a survey has found.<p>New dating app Clover claim that doctors …

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A generation ago, many Americans regarded people they didn't know as a potential threat. Today, we get into cars with strangers and stay in their …

Everything Old Is New Again: Designing on a Budget Is The Growing Trend

Sometimes a new coat of paint, some new fixtures, a different back splash or a minor accessory is all you need to give a room an entirely new feeling …

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Fitness Routine With 5 Supersets For A Full Body Workout

I have been sharing a lot of workout articles with you and you might been wondering what is my personal fitness routine. I have a very relax approach …

Three Holiday Cocktails That Won't Ruin Your Health Kick

It's freezing out, everything smells like pine needles and fresh cookies, and all you want to do is curl up by the fire with some friends and have a drink or three. Perfect, right? Not if you know what a calorie is. Unfortunately for us, most booze has plenty of those—enough that overindulging can …

Homemade Holiday: Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

Cranberry white chocolate cookies in a jar are a homemade gift sure to please. Add custom tags for a whimsical feel.<p>I cannot believe that there are only twelve days until Christmas. <i>Twelve</i>. Seriously, where has this month gone? Things have been incredibly hectic for us between traveling, the holiday …

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Infidelity Articles By Katie Lersch » Why Does Infidelity Hurt So Much?

By: Katie Lersch: I often hear from people who are greatly struggling with their spouse’s infidelity. Many are surprised that they are struggling …

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20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

The Geminids: world's best meteor shower on show this weekend

They’re pea-sized pieces of cosmic rock and they’re lighting up our night sky this weekend.<p>The annual Geminids meteor shower is hitting earth’s atmosphere, and Saturday and Sunday are the best nights to see it.<p>Andrew Jacob, the Sydney Observatory’s astronomy curator, says the meteors will be most …

The Best Ways to Remove Pesky Facial Hair

Pssst...you got a little something on your upper lip.<p><i>This article was written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>Men with facial hair is one thing, but having facial hair when you're a woman is another subject entirely. Errant stray hairs on your chin, upper lip, and …