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3 Effective High Intensity Interval Training Workouts

matthew hanlon/corbis<p><b>HIIT WORKOUTS TO TRY</b><p><b>1. Step to HIIT:</b><p>From Latorya Watts, Figure Olympia Champion.<p>Cycle in this shoulder and leg HIIT session to …

7 Healthy Turmeric Recipes to Fight Bloat and Boost Mood

Weight-loss booster. Debloater. Antidepressant. Arthritis fighter. Skin salve. Sleep aid. All from one spice! The health benefits of turmeric are pretty insane and can actually help remedy a number of ailments and fight off disease, including cancer.<p>This versatile spice can be incorporated into a …

10 Body Lotions That Smell So Good Everyone Will Want to Know What They Are

1/10<p>The scent of this body butter gets me so excited—it's one of those fragrances you can't exactly describe (it's basically Santorini, Greece in a …

40 White Elephant Gift Ideas for Every Member of the Family

Family holiday parties can be awkward: You’re dealing with potential out-of-left-field remarks from your one outspoken relative, you’re surrounded by <i>lots</i> of ugly Christmas sweaters and you just can’t remember your cousin’s girlfriend’s name for the life of you. That tension can be hard to break (we …

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21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner.) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

Breakfast

Believe It or Not: These 20 Recipes Were Made With Avocado! - One Green Planet

We are all in love with avocados. These little green fruits are the topic of many culinary conversations right now and it’s not surprising. Avocados …

23 Beauty Buys For $5, $10, and $15 (Or Less!)

Even if you have just a little cash burning a hole in your pocket, it’s easy these days to brighten up your beauty routine with some new goodies. …

Makeup

The Secret To Getting Better Results From Your Workout

A few months ago, I wrote an article about discovering the best exercise to complement your personality. And now it’s time to perfect your workout …

Exercise

Hair Removal At Home Made Easy!

If there’s one thing we love, it’s a good DIY beauty treatment. And yet: if there’s one personal care to-do that’s trickiest to do at home, it’s …

Skin Care

Get ’Em Now! Maybelline Great Lash Colored Mascaras

Everyone loves a good mascara, especially when it’s affordable—and from Maybelline. Maybelline’s Great Lash line has long been a favorite among …

Juice Your Way to … Glowing, Clear Skin!

The way our skin looks affects us. When it’s clear and glowing, makeup glides on smoothly, and we cease to even think about it. But when our …

OH SO LOVELY

makeup<p>POST + PHOTOS BY AMY NADINE, GRAPHIC DESIGN BY EUNICE CHUN<p>We get so many emails asking us for makeup looks on the lighter side. And I’m a big …

BE OUR GUEST: MATTE LIP

makeup<p>photos: amy nadine, post: carissa ferreri, graphic design: eunice chun<p>Today we welcome back our guest blogger Carissa Ferreri who is sharing …

Update: My Hair Loss | Makeup Geek

Budget Beauty: Drugstore Dupes!

Is it weird that I would rather slum it up with some Ramen Noodles for dinner and save my money for that new makeup I've been coveting? I mean, who …

Light Up Your Life: Highlighter 101

Ever wonder how celebrities get such glowing, ethereal skin? It’s not all fancy facials and expensive aesthetician visits. With the right highlighter …

Makeup

DIY Tinted Lip Balm In A Locket!

You know how, when you’ve almost used up your favorite lipstick, there’s that little bit of product left at the bottom of the tube? You know how you …

Makeup

DIY Mosaic Nails! A Tutorial by Madeline Poole

A new book from Los Angeles–based nail stylist Madeline Poole, <i>Nails, Nails, Nails!</i> is packed with tons of creative nail art ideas—25, to be exact. …

The Lipstick Color That Works On Everybody!

Who wants to go bare? Beige lips are it for summer beauty and no kit is complete without a great neutral shade to pair with a dramatic eye or, for a …

Obsessed: TokyoMilk Dark Fragrances

When I first spotted TokyoMilk’s Dark line in Sephora, I found myself in love at first sight. Everything in the eight-piece collection comes in an …

Day Glow! Six Bold Lip Glosses For Summer

Right now, we’re all about lustrous lips in high-shine shades. Megawatt glosses are making a big splash this season, and we can’t get enough of the …

Makeup

The New Balm: Three Lip Oils We Love

Oil has officially blown up in the beauty world—we now use them on our skin, hair, and body. But what about oils for the lips? Suddenly, lip oil …

Cult Products: The Ten Mascaras Pros Love Most

People love their mascara with a fierce passion. Debates over the product that allows you to achieve the perfect lash can divide friends faster than …

Makeup