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33 Beauty Products Under $10 That Are Actually Worth Your Money

Yes, these are my real lashes. The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

How to Conquer Cravings, Stress-Eating and 6 Other Weight Loss Hurdles

You know what to do to lose weight: Eat a little less, move a little more, and figure out what works for your body. “No more chocolate,” you declare. …

Fitness

5 Ways PCOS Might Be Secretly Messing With Your Weight | Women's Health

Alyssa Zolna<p>With PCOS, your body’s base metabolic rate is lower than average, says Sweeney. “Women who have PCOS need an average of 400 fewer calories a day than women who don’t have PCOS—and any excess calories go to fat storage,” she says. Awesome, right?<p><b>Strike back:</b> A diet rich in foods that are …

29 books to read before they become movies in 2017

Few things are original in Hollywood, and that's totally fine. Some of this year's most anticipated movies are based on acclaimed books.<p>So before "The Shack" or "The Circle" hit theaters this year, be sure to read the book so you know what everyone's talking about.<p>Just note that new movie release …

Books

10 ways to give your makeup bag a makeover in 2017

Have you been feeling like your makeup bag needs a bit of a, well, makeover? If so, there’s no time like the present — especially since “the present” …

The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas

You don't need to be great. You just need to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become successful at anything, you've got to practice discipline. You must do something over and over and over again to do it extremely well. And being creative is no exception.<p>For James …

Creativity

This Tutorial Teaches You to Blow Dry Your Long Hair for a Professionally Styled Look

You know how your hair always looks absolutely fabulous after you step out of a salon, but as soon as you get home any chance of replicating it feels …

8 Things to Keep in Mind if You Want to Lose Weight This Year

First things first: Whether you do or don't want to lose weight is totally personal; if you want to, great, but if you don't, that is perfectly fine …

Fitness

At-Home Cardio Workout to Rev Your Metabolism and Work Your Legs

If you're looking to get in shape fast, like with our two-week fitness plan, you need short workouts that multitask like this mix of cardio and leg-sculpting moves. You will get stronger, you will build muscle, and you will burn calories in this sweat sesh. The workout clocks in at 25 minutes …

You can now shop E.l.f. Cosmetics' super affordable brush cleaning glove

It’s both the best and worst feeling when you realize you’ve been doing a not-so-good job of cleaning your makeup brushes. The bad news is you can’t …

Nutrition experts got together and ranked the best diets of 2017 — here are the top 12

Often, the ones that garner the most attention aren't even among the best.<p>For its annual list, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans, considering different criteria including how easy the diet is to follow, its effects on weight loss (both short and long term), how nutritional and safe the …

Diets

Making This Small Change Will Help Prevent Under-Eye Wrinkles

Believe it or not, there's a right and wrong way to take off your eye makeup. And it's not just about what you're using, but rather <i>how</i> you're using …

The best leg exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body including exercises for your legs, back and arms.<p>…

The Difference Between Drugstore & High-End Blending Sponges

A funny thing happened when Beautyblender introduced its first hot pink pouf of a blending sponge in 2003: our foundation and concealer blending …

How to Identify and Find the Best Treatment for Every Kind of Acne

All acne is not, actually, created equal. This makes perfect sense, seeing as there are so many factors — i.e. hygiene, hormones, and genetics — that can both lead to and exacerbate your breakouts. But knowledge is power, and just knowing that there are different types, and that each kind requires …

Skin Care

The Demi Lovato dance challenge is taking over the internet and well, 2017 is looking good

Everyone loves a good viral internet dance challenge. Hey, the Mannequin Challenge made it to outer space, and the Soulja Boy Challenge made it to …

Here's What Happened When I Did 100,000 Pushups and 50,000 Sit-Ups | Inc.com

Successful people have a few major things in common. One, they withstand temptation. Two, they delay gratification. And three, they overcome their fears to do what they need to do -- consistently doing, over and over again, the things makes the biggest difference in their lives.<p>In short, they <i>grind</i>, …

Motivation

7 Drugstore Face Washes Dermatologists Swear By

There are hundreds of facial products out there that are worth every penny of their high double and even triple digit price tags — but in most cases, …

New year's resolutions: How to lose the fat and get fit for free

Armed with a bit of get-up-and-go and good planning, you can be fitter than ever without spending a penny. We've enlisted the help of top fitness experts to help you explore new ways and places to exercise for free.<p>Walk everywhere<p>Walking is underrated as a form of exercise, but it's one of the …

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

We're guessing you need it after 2016.

8 Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Learn Calligraphy And Hand-Lettering

If you don't know where to start...start here!<p><i>Rachel Miller is a Senior Lifestyle Editor at BuzzFeed and the author of Dot Journaling―A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together.</i>

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

High Blood Pressure

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

Mindfulness

10 Minute High Intensity Holiday Workout

Tis the season to be lazy fa la la la la la la...While I wish I was just kidding in opening up the post this way, it is unfortunately the tune that people tend to sing this season. The cold, short days decrease the body's production of many hormones associated with elevated mood, elevated energy …

Workouts

Don't deprive yourself - try these 21 eating habits that help you shed weight instead

If you’ve already read Dr Nagasubramaniam’s article recently, you won’t be surprised with any of these pieces of advice. A healthy lifestyle is the …

Created By Collective: Makeup Tips and Tricks You Can't Live Without

• All the dark lip colors you can't be without this Fall — A Little Bit Etc<br>• 16 makeup must haves you'll need for the holidays — Blushing Noir<br>• Follow these tips for thicker eyebrows at home — All Things Chic<br>• Take your look from day to night with these 2 lip shades — Beauty Professor<br>• Get ready with time to …