Sayuki Lyn

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5 Things No One Tells You About Wearing Liquid Lipstick

Liquid lipstick is like lipstick's cooler, younger sister—it's a fun, fresh change of pace from the classic stuff—and it's <i>everywhere</i> right now. Just about every brand has put out a version of it (Anastasia Beverly Hills is one of my personal favorites), and if that isn't enough to get you to try …

Can You Be Friends With an Ex?

We've all wondered this at some point: Can you really be friends with an ex? And if so, can that friendship be rewarding for both parties, or is it just a crappy consolation prize for whoever was dumped?<p>The short answer is: Yes, it is <i>possible</i> to stay friends with an ex. In fact, research has found …

How to Remove Makeup: 7 Tips to Get Every Last Bit Off

Sometimes no matter how thoroughly you scrub and lather up, it seems like you just can't get all your makeup off. We've been there. Despite our best efforts, we're left wondering how to remove makeup completely. We talked to dermatologists and makeup artists to get their best tips for getting every …

8 Signs You're Accidentally the Mean Girl at Work

*sprints from the break room as you approach*<p>Few people set out to be the office's resident mean girl. Maybe you aimed for HBIC status and got a little ahead of yourself on the B part. Maybe the issue is that you derive little joy from your current occupation, so you're just keeping your head down …

These Are the Qualities Men *Actually* Look for in Women

A relationship expert gets real.<p>We all know that men are attracted to attractive women. But we might have been wrong about what exactly they're responding to. It's not all long legs, shiny hair, hourglass curves—according to a study out of Monmouth University, personality can make a big difference …

Relationships

13 Beverages You Should Never, Ever Drink

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11 Done-to-Death Internet-y Things to Stop Saying in 2016

Tell your whole #squad. Except don't say "squad."<p>2016 is upon us! Rather than introduce unrealistic fitness goals (no, not #goals), instate oppressive dietary restrictions, and attempt to sober up, as we bid adieu to 2015, why not take a moment to<p>Marie Kondo examine the way we speak?<p>Here, a …

23 Things You Shouldn't Do in Your Online Dating Profile

Just refrain from talking about the zombie apocalypse, okay?<p>In her new book <i>You Probably Shouldn't Write That: Tips and Tricks for Creating an Online Dating Profile That Doesn't Suck</i>, Lisa Hoehn of ProfilePolish.com outlines the mistakes you don't even realize you're making and offers step-by-step …

Relationships

This Breathing Trick Will Put You to Sleep in Seconds

Yes—sweet, sweet slumber can be yours.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep—we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing technique was …

This New Study Proves You Should Never Diet with a Friend

"Why are you eating a Kalteen bar?"<p>Christmas has come and gone, and we've eaten all the cookies, candies, and Jell-O shots imaginable. Now, with the new year finally here, it's time to<p>start thinking about making make some resolutions. And if you're considering cleaning up your diet—particularly …

13 Social Media Resolutions to Try in 2016

New year, new posting regimen.<p><b>1) Refresh your friends and followings.</b> Give your newsfeeds a fresh start by letting go of your unnecessary or unhealthy online connections, and only follow the people you really care to get updates from.<p><b>2) Limit your Snapchat stories to 1 minute or less.</b> Just because …

Why Cheating Doesn't Have to Mean the Death of Your Relationship

Recovering from an affair is not a one-size-fits-all process.<p>A recent study by the US Journal of Marital and Family Therapy showed that 57% of men and 54% of women admit to cheating at least once. We just need to look to the recent Ashley Madison hack—a website that facilitates 'discrete' …

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14 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Closet Essentials in 2016

Keeping on top of all the latest trends is basically a full-time job, but if your schedule is already jam-packed, spending hours poring over the runways, blogs and magazines isn’t exactly an option. To get the new year off to a sartorially on-point start without going completely nuts, just stick to …

5 Ways to Make Bodysuits Your New Favorite Basic

You might not <i>yet</i> consider the bodysuit a go-to trusty basic, but this versatile piece should earn a spot right up there with your plain white tees and jeans. Really. It’s the building block for an endless array of looks, from laid-back weekend jogger getups to polished pencil skirt ensembles. But …

How to Use Makeup Brushes Correctly: The Best Tips and Tricks From Makeup Artists

You've probably seen enough YouTube tutorials to know that creating a perfectly polished makeup look is simpler and more gratifying with specialized, high-quality brushes. (And nope, the teeny sponge and brush applicators that come with your compacts and palettes don't count.) But did you know that …

16 Emoji You've Been Using All Wrong

FYI, those raised hands don't mean "praise."<p>If you have an iPhone, chances you've used an emoji or two in a text. But are you actually using them correctly? There are a few popular ones that are often misinterpreted, but we've found their official meanings via Unicode.<p>1. Folded Hands<p>If you've been …

#MultiMasking Is Your New Trick for Perfect Skin

Honestly, why didn't any of us think of this before?<p>On the heels of clown contouring, and with masking hotter than ever, #multimasking is a perfect storm of the two. As the name suggests, it's essentially using different types of masks that are tailored to different parts of your face. The viral …

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Science Says Love Is the Best Diet of All

Photo: Everett<p>Looking to actually keep your New Year's resolution this year, and lose the weight you always say you will? Sure, you already know that exercising and eating healthy are important—but as new research suggests, so too is staying away from that aunt who called you "chubby" on …

The 7 Books You Have to Read This Summer

Stories to pack no matter where you're going.<p>It's not really summer unless you have a good book in your bag. Here, the best vacay reads for every destination.<p><i>The Sunlit Night</i> by Rebecca Dinerstein<p>After both experiencing loss, Yasha and Frances find solace in each other in the unlikeliest of places: …

Stop Wind Noise on Your Camera with a $2 DIY ‘Dead Cat’ Windscreen

In video productions, microphones are often covered with a synthetic fur cover that’s commonly referred to as a “dead cat” or “windmuff.” The hairs …

The 14 Best Ways to Eat an Egg

You know they’re nutritious. Now make them even more delicious

15 Donut Recipes to Tackle at Home

The glazed donut is there for you every morning: tried and true, always delicious, and never in need of reinventing. We didn't think it could be improved upon -- until we met cake donuts, baked donuts, and ones generously drizzled with chocolate or topped with cinnamon. Here are 15 donuts you can …

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5 Ways to Use Avocados Besides Guacamole

We're not ragging on guacamole; we're just hardcore crushing on avocado. Here's how to sneak it into everything you make.<p>So you've perfected your guacamole game, you're Instagramming expertly-crafted avocado toast, and you'll never eat a brown rice bowl without a few slices on top. You're now ready …

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How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …

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9 Ways to Get a Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

Bust your gut with these minimal-effort tips.<p><b>Perfect Your Posture</b><p>"Straighten up," advises The Biggest Loser trainer Kim Lyons, and your figure will look better. "When your posture is good, you're automatically engaging and toning your stomach muscles." If you need to remind yourself to stand tall, …

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Levitation Photography in 3 Easy Steps

A magician practices the art of illusion. Many times a photographer may practice the same thing. Who knew the art of levitation was only a few …

The New Hair Washing Rules

How to clean your hair like a pro.<p><b>1) Not everyone can get away with skipping regular shampoos.</b> "How often you wash your hair depends on your texture," says celebrity hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka at the Oscar Blandi Salon. "Finer hair needs to be washed daily or every other day; thicker or …