Rita Maatouk

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Brazil's Best-Selling Beauty Brand is Finally Available in The U.S.

Brazil is the world's third largest consumer of cosmetics, thanks in part to environmentally conscious beauty powerhouse NaturaBrasil. Founded in 1969, Natura reaches a reported 100 million people and lives in nearly 60% of Brazilian homes. Best of all, each and every one of the skin, hair and body …

Skin Care

The 15-minute weekly habit that eased my work anxiety—and made my boss trust me more

I once had a boss who would send me a series of two-word emails throughout the day, each one bearing the same message: “Call me.” Each time I received one of these emails, the hairs on the back of my neck would stiffen and my stomach would churn violently. This reaction made no sense—I was reliable …

Based On Your Zodiac Sign, Which Spring Scent Is For You?

In time for National Fragrance Day<p>Not only is spring officially in the air (finally!), but today just so happens to be National Fragrance Day. Here, then, are the best spring scents for you to wear, all based on your astrological sign.<p><b>Aquarius:</b> For many Aquarians, there’s no greater pleasure than …

Beauty

These Are the Best Anti-Aging Creams for Every Budget

<b>If these are a bit out of your price range, we feel you. Check out the products a dermatologist would buy at the drugstore.</b>

Skin Care

This Barre Workout Sculpts Your Butt And Thighs (In Less Than 10 Minutes)

This short workout is safe, effective, and guaranteed to make your muscles shake and quiver! It's also a great way to challenge and improve your balance. Perform each move for at least 30 seconds, and try to do the whole circuit 3 times. Don't forget to breathe, and maintain good form so you don't …

Muscle

How to Taste Wine, Wine Tasting Notes & Tasting Wine | Williams Sonoma

Here are four steps to evaluating a wine's color, aroma and flavor, plus key terms to help you talk about it.<p>Hold the glass by its stem and look at the color. A white wine should be transparent and bright, while a red wine should be translucent<br>and saturated.<p>Swirl the wine by the stem, letting …

Dust off your dream journal: 12 of the world's best hotel pools

How good is escapism? The answer is "the best."<p>Because it's the end of the year, let's indulge a little. How's a list of the some of world's most …

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

If You Have These Apps, You Don't Need an Interior Designer

The interior design service on the rise recently launched a app. Homepolish Magazine is a complete portfolio of all of its projects, so you can scour …

Apps

This is The Reason Why They Give Gelatin to Sick People in Hospitals: When You Find out The Reason, You’ll be Shocked!

First and foremost, you know what gelatin really is? For those who don’t know the answer, gelatin is made of glyceine and proline, two amino acids …

5 Tips for Learning Coding (With No Prior Experience)

The only way to develop a comprehensive understanding of coding is by first building a foundational knowledge of how and why programming does certain things.<p>At a time when certain job professions are withering away at the hands of technology and automation, there's one skill set that continues to …

Why Couples Who Argue Love Each Other More

<b>Relationships usually begin with hearts and butterflies.</b> Everything is fine and dandy. You agree with each other and you compromise. But, as the …

Not all memories really happened: What experts wish you knew about false memories

Just because you’re absolutely confident you remember something accurately doesn’t mean it’s true<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Every memory you have ever had is chock-full of errors. I would even go as far as saying that memory is largely an illusion.<p>This is because …