Mary Romano

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9 Things Some Men Are Too Afraid to Ask For in Bed

Note to guys: You'll never know the answer if you don't ask.<p>No matter how much crazy-great sex you and your partner might be having, admit it: You've wondered if there's any desire he's holding back. Hey, chances are you have a fantasy or curiosity that you may or may not have worked up the courage …

The 23 Most Important Relationship Milestones

22. You poop in his bathroom. Good job!<p><b>1. You swipe right on a kind of cute guy on Tinder.</b> <br>Hopefully he's not a serial killer!<p><b>2. You meet at a well-lit Starbucks in the city center at noon on a weekday.</b> <br>He doesn't serial kill you! (You think. Maybe you're a ghost right now, but that doesn't matter. …

13 Surprising Reasons You Keep Breaking Out

Your period isn't the only thing causing your acne.<p>Breakouts are the worst. And if you're one of the 40 to 50 million Americans that acne affects, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, then you know just how much it sucks.<p>So, what causes this<p>skin disorderruiner of first dates slash …

Basics #2

Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2014<p>Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy …

5 Most Requested Celeb Hair Colors & How To Get The Looks

I graduated beauty school in 1986, and have been most passionate about hair color ever since, which has proven to be a good thing because getting the …

Makeup How-To: Polished and Professional

Your work makeup just got less boring.<p><i>Cosmopolitan.com partnered with Maybelline New York to show you how to make your mark with a polished look. Here, a how-to on creating a bold lip and subtle smoky eye, thanks to makeup artist Lauren Cosenza. P.S.: If you haven't already, don't forget to sign up</i> …

Mister Horizontal & Miss Vertical: A Minimalist Illustrated Meditation on How We Become Who We Are

It is said that “who we are and who we become depends, in part, on whom we love.” But it depends perhaps even more on who loved each other before they came to love us — parenting shapes not only our psychological constitution, from our capacity for fertile solitude to our relationship with …

A DIY Scalp Facial for Healthy, Gorgeous Hair

Treating your scalp to a little extra TLC once a week can have a major payoff: the lustrous hair of your dreams.<p>You show your face so much love on a …

6 Genius Eyeliner Hacks You NEED To Try

These are life-changing!<p>Few things in the beauty world are more frustrating than the moment when you ruin your entire eye look with one poorly applied stroke of eyeliner. Next time, try one of these tips from Chicago-based makeup artist Paula Heckenast to up your eyeliner game.<p><b>Smudge With …

7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

6 Exercises for a Rounder Butt

Give your backside a visible leg up with these moves.<p><i>Get more home workouts at CosmoBody, the new fitness and lifestyle network.</i><p>Want a high, round butt? These moves, designed by CosmoBody trainer Jennifer Johnson, will work your buns from every angle to give them some shapely dimension. Complete up …

20 Hair Transformations So Drastic, You Won't Believe It's the Same Person

Need a little push to get that hair makeover you've been thinking about? Here you go.<p>Cosmopolitan.com asked readers to tweet their before and after hair transformation photos and the results are amazing! Check them out here and tweet your hair transformation to @Cosmopolitan with the hashtag …

18 Things You Can Never Understand Until They Happen to You

From being cheated on to seeing your child be born.<p>Today Reddit user Marcopolo325 posed this question to the Internet: What's something you can't understand until you've experienced it firsthand? Responses ranged from simple but true (shaving your legs) to profound (sexual abuse). Read the most …

Circumcision

15 Lovely Tattoo Engagement Rings That Will Make You Forget About Diamonds

Ink is forever too.<p>Tattoo rings are a much more badass way to say "I'll love you forever and always." Without further ido (get it?), here are some of the loveliest tattoo rings on the Internet.

Self-Scrutiny Applied with Kindness: Epictetus’s Enduring Wisdom on Happiness and How Philosophy Helps Us Answer the Soul’s Cry

Marcus Aurelius’s <i>Meditations</i> remains one of humanity’s most significant and influential packets of thought on what it means to live a meaningful life. And yet Aurelius’s ideas were profoundly shaped, if not heavily borrowed, from those of his most formative mentor, the great Stoic philosopher</b> …

The Simplest Ways To Inspire People And Change Their Life

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Psychology

Freeman Beauty Feeling Beautiful Coffee & Chai Energizing Paper Eye Mask

It's no fairy tale: "The skin regenerates while you sleep," says dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD. Which may be why we're seeing an abundance of …

4 Foods For Better Skin This Winter

Don't worry, you don't have to apply them directly to your face<p>So you're spending an extra 10 minutes moisturizing every morning and still dealing with dry, flaky skin—what gives? It's not just your beauty routine that needs adjusting this time of year, it's also your diet. Check out the best foods …

The Superfoods Facial: Why You Need It And How To Make It

Jack-O-Lantern carving season has come and gone, but the perks of the pumpkin extend far beyond Halloween. At the Joanna Vargas spa in NYC, pumpkin …

What’s in Your Moisturizer?

The Women's Health eco-beauty expert explains what exactly you're smearing on your face<p>Soft, hydrated skin feels and looks beautiful. But what is actually in the moisturizers that make it possible?Here’s a look at the primary components in moisturizers, the best natural sources, and the synthetic …

Skin Care

11 Tips for Voluminous, Healthy Hair

Even if you weren't born with fine hair, you might notice your ponytail looking leaner as you get older. Plump your locks with these easy pointers<p>Hair is the one part of our body most of us wish were a little fatter. And while some women are born with thin hair, many will develop it over time. …

10 Tips For A CLEAR Complexion

We have a fickle relationship with our skin — sometimes we love it, other times we revert to our adolescence and bunker up indoors in an effort to …

This DIY Will Make Your Skin Very Happy

It’s true what they say: you are what you eat, and it shows! Raw food and vegan chef Jason Wrobel—who hosts <i>The Cooking Channel’s</i> first-ever show …

Blush and Bronzer Tips

Applying bronzer and blush can be tricky for even the most seasoned professional. Which shade to use, where to start applying it, and how much to tap …

Makeup

What Kind of Moisturizer Should I Use in Winter?

The thicker the better, say our experts<p>It’s no secret that icy winter wind will dry out your skin much faster than warm weather. And let’s face it: ashy skin won’t attract the ladies. So you’re smart to switch your moisturizer accordingly. The solution? Reach for products that hydrate deep into …