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This Acne Solution Defies Everything You Were Told About Zits as a Teen

Yep, it really works.<p>If you have frequent acne, it may seem like a nightmare scenario to slather your face in oils. But experts say you should consider doing exactly that to both prevent and clear those stubborn breakouts. Yes, for real.<p>Here’s the deal: Pimples occur when your pores get clogged by …

5 Easy Ways to Feel Your Best (Even When You're Busy)

Dealing with a crazy-busy schedule (and who doesn’t have one?) can seem impossible. But here’s the thing: Stress is no good for your mind or your body. Studies have found that your chance of a heart attack increases 9.5 times after an intense episode. Anxious feelings can also lead to irritated …

Wellness

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

7 Rules For A Happier, Healthier Life

Sometimes, when you're looking to make some new healthy changes to your life, the last thing you want is another calorie-counting food journal or specific list of exercises that tone each troublesome body part. Instead, a simple mantra or two will do.<p>That's the premise behind <i>The New Health Rules</i>, …

Wellness

7 Pieces All Vintage-Lovers Should Have in Their Home

If you break for antique malls, get up early for flea markets, and start your day by browsing Chairish and Etsy, then you're probably a vintage-lover.<p>If you want to know if your penchant for vintage home shopping has risen to the next level, read on and see if you have these seven vintage-lover …

How to Make the Perfect Greek Salad

Plus, two other Mediterranean recipes you'll love.<p>If you've ever been to Greece (lucky you!), then you know that the Greek salads there put our Americanized versions to shame. They taste richer and more flavorful—and also come with myriad health benefits. In fact, residents of the gorgeous Grecian …

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 …

Is It Better to Wash Your Face in the Shower?

Find out if the shower trumps the sink when it comes to cleansing<p><b>The question:</b> I wash my face in the shower to save time in the morning. Is that better or worse for my skin?<p><b>The expert:</b> Dennis Gross M.D., founder of 900 5th Dermatology in New York and creator of Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare<p><b>The answer:</b> …

Skin Care

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend

5 Life-Saving Eating Rules For When You're on Your Period

Follow these five rules the next time Aunt Flo is in town.<p>You're all too familiar with what happens when your period hits: Your stomach cramps, your cravings go into overdrive, and eating healthfully seems like a <i>major</i> test of willpower.<p>The good news is that making minor adjustments to your eating …