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Get The Scoop: The Best Ice Cream In NYC

It takes very little convincing to get us to the ice cream shop. Rocky road for lunch, you say? Don't mind if we do. The only thing harder than …

Ice Cream

15 beauty products on Amazon with a cult following

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Buying makeup and …

Skin Care

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

30 Easy Skincare Tips You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Skin Care

A $9 Drugstore Highlighter Is My Secret to Glowing Skin

I found the recipe for dull, tired-looking skin this winter. Turns out, all you need to suck the glow from your face is a steady few months of …

Makeup

7 Reasons Your Makeup Doesn't Look as Good as You Want It To

If you spend hours scrolling through Instagram and watching YouTube videos wondering why you can never re-create the amazing makeup you see on others, there may be a few simple things you're forgetting. Unless you have the time to research and learn from professionals, learning all the tricks is …

Makeup

These 7 Adorable Swimsuits Look So Expensive, but They're All Less Than $15

If you're ready to buy some swimsuits but you're on a budget, we have to solution for you. Online retailer Romwe offers a huge assortment of one-pieces and bikinis at insanely low prices. We rounded up our seven favorite options, so take a look and treat yourself to one.

Swimwear

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

5 Life-Changing Moisturizers That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

The secret to younger-looking skin is hydration. As you get older, oil production in the skin decreases, making your skin become noticeably drier and …

Skin Care

100 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

Shopping

One Simple Step That Will Make Your Hair So Much Shinier

We don't care how many stylists swear by it, we are <i>not</i> doing a cold rinse at the end of every shower. (It's still freezing out, people!) In fact, for …

Hair Care

As Much as I Love Serums, Nothing Has Had More of an Effect on My Skin Than This

I'm Shannon Peter, and I'm obsessed with face massage rollers. Yes, skincare can be magical stuff: Vitamin C serums can brighten a complexion …

Skin Care

We Tried Every Product From The Ordinary — Here's What We Thought

You’ve spotted it all over Instagram. You’ve admired its endless array of cute dropper bottles and minimalist, expensive-looking packaging. You’ve …

The Mediterranean diet is so easy to follow that anyone could do it — but there's one thing you should know before trying it

When nutritionists rank popular diets, the Mediterranean diet often comes out at or near the top.<p>Its well-touted health benefits include everything from improved memory function to a longer life.<p>It's also a favorite among celebrities like Christie Brinkley and Penelope Cruz.<p>The diet includes:<p>A …

Healthy Eating

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

Why Understanding Ceramides Is Essential to Post-Winter Skincare

If you suffer from chronically dry, inflamed, or sensitive skin, your complexion could be lacking a little known, but super powerful element — ceramides. Plastic surgeon Melissa Doft explains, “Ceramides are waxy lipids which are naturally found in the outer layer of your skin that are instrumental …

Skin Care

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

Weight Loss

5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For Perfect Skin, According To Dermatologists

Everyone wants perfect skin that’s free of pimples, redness, dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles. But, not everyone knows where to start. Trying a …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Boost Your Metabolism In The Morning

Some people get up at the break of dawn to exercise. Other early birds must get a load of work done before heading to the office. Us? We’re not …

19 Of The Best Face Moisturizers You Can Get On Amazon

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46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Maybe you don’t always want to sit down to a cooked meal — especially at breakfast time when you’re already rushing around and trying to get out the …

Antiinflammatory

Julianne Hough Credits Her Gorgeous White Smile to This $3 Kitchen Staple

Forget expensive whitening treatments at the dentist, it turns out the key to a gorgeous white smile could be sitting right in your kitchen alongside your salt and pepper shakers. Julianne Hough recently chatted with <b>E! News</b>, where she revealed that she's been using the popular superfood turmeric to …

Julianne Hough

5 Organic Drugstore Moisturizers That Work Better Than The Expensive Stuff

A good moisturizer goes a long, long way. If it contains the right ingredients, this essential skincare product can transform dry skin, improve …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

Workouts

13 Drugstore Products That Are as Good as Luxury, According to Beauty Editors

If you’ve got your pulse on the beauty industry or scrolled any Reddit beauty thread, you’ve likely heard beauty lovers rave about cult favorites …

Skin Care

This 30-Minute Strength, Cardio, and Pilates Core Workout Is Here to Torch Calories

Get ready to sweat! This challenging workout from celeb trainer Kit Rich mixes circuit training, cardio, and Pilates core exercises and works every part of your body. You don't need equipment for this one, just a positive attitude! And Kit will definitely keep you motivated. Press play, and get …

Exercise

8 Tasty Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make This Month To Lose Weight

If you wake up feeling bloated, you probably consider your day over before it even began. And if that bloat lasts longer than a day, forget about …