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26 Underrated Hair Products That Actually Work

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Hair Care

3 Reasons Why You Need Hyaluronic Acid in Your Skin Care Regimen

Meet your face's best defense against winter weather.<p>Over-the-knee boots, cashmere, and an incentive to stay in and binge-watch <i>Narcos</i>—there's a lot to love about cold weather, but dry skin isn't on the list. As winter descends, skin needs an extra dose of moisture to maintain maximum bounce. Yup, …

Skin Care

Winter Skin Care Swaps to Make Now

The winter weather can cause your beauty look to take a beating. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to ward off flaking skin, frizzy (or worse, staticky) hair, and...

10 DIY Home Improvements for $20 or Less

Give your home a facelift without making a dent in your pocketbook.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

Fashion for all ages: summer dresses – in pictures

Without overstating things, a summer dress is the kind of purchase that can really pep up your life. I don’t mean a pastel, flowered shift worthy of a garden party. Instead, go for one with a bit of twist. That can mean anything from a midi-length lace shirt dress, as worn by Pam, to a subtly …

Clothing

The Overnight Oats Recipe That Can Help You Lose Weight

Not a morning person? Make this amazing overnight oats recipe before slipping under the covers, and the thought of the sweet and chewy coconut oatmeal, crunchy almonds, and chocolate chips will practically pull you out of bed.<p>It's the perfect breakfast if you're watching your weight because it …

Breakfast

What it takes to look like Kim Kardashian: we tried it out

<b>KK beauty tip 1: the wash-every-five-days hair programme</b><p><i>Tested by Jess Cartner-Morley</i><p><b>Day one: wash and blow-out</b><br>Kim Kardashian has a strict five-day schedule when it comes to washing her hair. Day one, she decrees, is wash day, “and then we do a blowout.” I’m not sure who “we” are, but “I” have …

Hair

10 Cheap Meals That Actually Taste Amazing

Eating healthy on a budget is possible. Case in point: irresistible tacos, stuffed sweet potatoes, and more cash-saving recipes<p>Relying on inexpensive …

Jessica Simpson White Swimsuit Shows Off 70-Pound Weight Loss From Vegan Diet & Workouts [Video]

Jessica Simpson bared her body in a white swimsuit that made her look like Pamela Anderson. The Baywatch babe lookalike also flaunted her cleavage in …

10 things you shouldn’t do in Paris (and what to do instead)

Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn.<p>But with expectations running so high, Paris can—yes, it's true—occasionally disappoint.<p>When you …

Clown Contouring Is the Next Makeup Trick That Will Make You Look Flawless

Sounds like a joke but it's real.<p>A clown isn't who you'd think of first when you think "makeup guru," but there might actually be something there.<p>YouTuber BellaDeLune has developed on a new way to "extreme color-correct, highlight, and contour" — that is, to look as sculpted as Kim Kardashian — and …

26 Packaged Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Plenty of options for your everyday snacking needs.<p>When you need to just grab something and GO, here are some great and healthy packaged snacks that will hold you over to your next meal and satisfy those pesky cravings.<p><b>Remember:</b> Snack time is inevitable. And if you're hungry you should eat.

These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

23 Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss From Eat This, Not That!

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

Doutzen Kroes, Joan Smalls, and More Take Evening Contour for a Springtime Spin

Once a makeup-artist trick strictly reserved for controlled lighting—and a way of life for the Kardashians—contouring has found its place in the real world with defined cheekbones taking the place of diffused washes of blush in recent seasons. But leave it to Cannes to infuse stark red-carpet …

Red Carpet

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Sunday #FoodPorn: Savory Turmeric

Ginger’s cousin, turmeric, that savory staple of South Asian cuisine, is increasingly being used in unexpected ways. Here, everything from soup to smoothies infused with flavor, and turmeric’s signature ochre hue.

Turmeric

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

10 Ways to Lose 25 Pounds

Follow these steps and weight loss won’t seem impossible.<p>Want to lose 25 pounds? Sure, it’s a tall order. But if you follow these 10 steps, it doesn’t have to feel like mission impossible.<p>You can shed weight quickly, depending on how much you have to lose and how focused you remain. Oftentimes, …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

Workouts

19 Organizing Tricks That Take 5 Minutes or Less

A tidy space is just a few mini projects away.<p><b>1. Donate unused mugs.</b> <br>Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>2. Sort your food containers.</b> <br>Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and stack …

Minimalism

Protein & Muscle Building: How Much and What Kinds

by JP – Updated: 09/24/2016<p>When looking for food to gain weight, make sure you are checking the protein count. Protein is the building block for …

Beauty Must-Have: Best At-Home Glycolic Treatment

Super-strength peel pads for derm-level results.<p>Right before the directions, on the back of Dr. Neal Shultz's exfoliating pads, there's an all-caps warning: NOT A STARTER STRENGTH PRODUCT. If it were a traffic sign, it would be "proceed with caution," maybe even "do not enter" for some; for me, …

Skin Care

Splurge or Save: 10 Kitchen Essentials for Your First Home

Whether you’re graduating from the dorm to your first apartment, creating a wedding registry or looking to upgrade your kitchenwares, this collection is for you. We’ve rounded up 10 must-have kitchen items with two options for each: one splurge and one budget-friendly alternative. That way you can …

Slow Cookers