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Eight Beauty Products For Pretending You're Not a Sweaty Mess

<i>Here now, the very Best In Beauty: Cosmetics, skin care, nail polish, and more tiny miracles personally vetted and loved by our editors.</i><p>Within the territory of glorious summertime—precious season of beach days and late nights—comes a bouquet side effects: Sticky, sweaty, smelly side effects. …

The 5-Move Circuit Workout for a Strong, Sexy Butt

Exercise 1 One-Legged Deadlift<p>Holding 8- to 10-pound dumbbells, stand tall <b>(A)</b> and shift your weight to one foot. Slowly hinge your upper body forward at your hips, letting your weighted hands hang down and raising your free leg behind you in line with your torso. For good form, keep your hipbones …

7 Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

<b>Mistake #2: Skipping the Warm-Up</b><br>"The biggest mistake I see by far is people going too fast too soon," says Fortune. "They start off from a dead standstill at a pace that is unsustainable, and inevitably slow down to a shuffle or start walking shortly after they begin." Instead, start by walking, …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

The 10 Healthiest Snacks to Keep in Your Bag

You'll never have to hear your stomach growl again while waiting in line at the grocery store or sitting in traffic—simply toss a few of these healthy snacks into your bag. They're...

20 Low-Carb Substitutes That Don't Suck

What do mac and cheese, stacks of pancakes, and bowls of pasta all have in common? If you answered, “Umm, they’re delicious,” you’d be right. But …

Cooking

6 Places in Your Home You Aren't Saving Energy (But Could)

You’re already in the habit of turning off lights in unused rooms, you use your programmable thermostat properly, and always unplug your coffee pot and toaster oven when they’re not in use. Maybe you think you know all there is about saving energy and living green. Chances are, however, there are …

10 Meat-Free Protein Sources That Are Totally Underrated

The thought of chowing down on protein might conjure images of grunting muscleheads and buckets of chalky powder, but there's so much more to know …

Healthy Eating

88 Low-Calorie Snacks That Fill You Up

We’ve all been there: hunger striking before dinnertime, a sudden craving for something sweet, the need for a quick energy boost before working out. …

Healthy Eating

89 Incredibly Simple Swaps That Could Change Your Life

Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided …

Mario Kart

27 Ways to Get More Sh!t Done

Whether we’re overwhelmed by that never-ending to-do list or simply distracted (thanks, Facebook), sometimes it feels like we just can't get enough …

Productivity

27 Chemical-Free Recipes for DIY Spring Cleaning

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>Spring is finally near (please?), and that means it’s time for lounging in the grass, tossin’ the disc, barbecuing with …

Laundry Rooms

The Best Way to Learn a Foreign Language Is the Opposite of the Usual Way

The renowned Mexican author Carlos Fuentes once remarked that America’s monolingualism is a great paradox: We’re the dominant world power, yet also the world’s most linguistically isolated one. The numbers appear to bear this out. Roughly 17% of U.S. citizens can speak more than one language, …

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. …

Living Rooms

15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now

I’m halfway out the door in the morning with a heavy bag in one hand and a mug of coffee in the other. Then I wonder: <i>Where did I put my keys?</i> And so …

Self-improvement

Get More Energy: The Best Supplements to Fight Fatigue

Being fatigued sucks. You stumble through the day, your brain slow, your body aching; you’re tired, you’re groggy, and everything feels awful. …

Wellness

27 Etiquette Rules For Our Times

“It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct,” Sigmund Freud said.<p>There’s always a tension between how much we should follow our instincts and how much we should yield to social conventions. But at times like ours, the tendency is to tilt …

The Secret to Lowering Your Energy Bills

When you’re paying your monthly rent or mortgage, the last thing you want to worry about are high energy bills adding to your expense. It’s the era for going green. Lowering your energy bills saves you money and is better for the environment. Doing so is incredibly easy since it’s mainly a case of …

7 Post-Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Any trainer will tell you that the real progress happens <i>after</i> you hit the gym (that's when your muscles are recovering and rebuilding). But are you undermining your own efforts?<p>No matter how much time and effort you put into your sweat sessions, you won't see the results you want if you don't make …

9 Things That Mess With Your Hormones

The seemingly innocent habits that throw your body for a loop<p>Admit it: any time you feel off or out of whack and have no idea why, you probably chalk it up to hormones, right? The crazy thing is, you’re probably right. These chemical messengers buzzing around inside you pretty much rule your entire …

3 Ways to Stop Emotional Eating Before You Start

Get to the root of the problem to avoid a nose-dive into the ice cream carton.<p>Lasse Kristensen/Shutterstock<p>Even if that bag of potato chips is staring you down, practically begging to be eaten, the food in front of you may not be the reason you overindulge. Your tendency to shovel it in may have …

15 Ways to Feel Lighter By The End of Today

<b>In The Morning...</b><p><b>Drink Hot Water and Lemon</b><br>A mug of hot lemon water in the morning wakes up your digestive system and helps get things moving. You can drink green tea with lemon if you don't like the taste of warm lemon water on its own.<p><b>Go Dairy-Free</b><br>Many people experience belly discomfort and …

5 Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Individualized Care

<b>Scenario 2:</b><br>You tell your doctor you're tired and feeling run down. Your doctor does routine blood work, again following a checklist of things to look for: anemia, thyroid problems, and so forth. Everything is "normal." The checklist is complete, so your doctor assures you that you're OK—even though …

6 Ways to Feel Sexier

Feel sexier and show off your hot body with these 6 steps that'll nudge you out of your comfort zone<p>Digital Vision/Thinkstock<p>Get out of your comfort zone and feel more self-assured and atttractive<p>In order to feel more self-assured, attractive, and sexy in your own (bare) skin, you're going to need …

Acquainted

The Surprising Health Benefits of Nature

Teresa had always been active; she'd even taken up rock-climbing—though always indoors. But after the camping trip, she began climbing outside, dragging friends along and overcoming a fear of heights in the process. "Being in nature reset my confidence and peace of mind," she says.<p>Intuitively, her …

The Truth About Elimination Diets

Here’s how it works: You cut out the most common foods linked to intolerances—dairy, soy, nuts, eggs, gluten, sugar, and alcohol—for three to four weeks. "The goal of the elimination phase is to entirely remove the foods' antibodies from your body, which takes several weeks," says Batayneh. "Then, …

10 Things to Do To Your Kitchen To Lose Weight

<b>1. Make fruits and veggies as accessible as a bag of chips.</b> Wash, cut up, and store produce such as grapes, melon, kiwi, strawberries, carrots, peppers, and celery in reusable containers in the fridge so they're easy to grab. Make sure they're right up front and at eye level so they're the first …