Alyson Griffin

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5 Kettlebell Mistakes You’re Probably Making

The most common kettlebell faux pas—and how to fix them

12 Embarrassing Sex Questions You're Too Afraid to Ask

Which is why we did it for you, and got all the answers

Countering The 8-Hour Sleep Schedule

Many assume that sleeping 8 or 9 consecutive hours at night is instinctual. But in a recent essay in <i>Aeon</i>, Karen Emslie says that this sleep schedule is in fact distinctly modern.<p>Transcript<p>TESS VIGELAND, HOST:<p>It's the weekend, so maybe you are lucky enough to get eight straight hours of sleep last …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

How to Tightline Eyes

Tightlining your eyes (also known as "invisible eye liner") is a great way to add subtle definition to your peepers. Most people think that the point …

Which Foundation Applicator Is Right for You?

Natural or synthetic brushes? Disposable or reusable makeup sponges? With so many foundation applicators on the market, it can feel overwhelming to …

How to Defeat Dark Under Eye Circles—for Good

Beautylish is not the place where we get down on ourselves. We don’t mope around here, moaning, “Oh my gawd, I’m breaking ouuuuut” or “Ugh I just …

Skin Care

FYI: Your Eyelashes Can Age, Too! Our Expert Tips for Young-Looking, Fabulous Lashes

When it comes to anti-aging efforts, most of us focus on the face—and maybe the hands, neck, and décolletage get a little love, too. But what about …

“How Drinking 3 Liters of Water Every Day Changed My Skin”

How many times have we heard “drink eight glasses of water a day”? Eight glasses, for someone like me, always seemed out of reach. I’ve never been …

Do You Need a Toner? Yes! Here’s How to Choose One.

If you only use the word “tone” to refer to a workout, you’re missing out on a simple beauty essential that can make a world of difference for your …

Shrink Your Pores with Easy Skin Care Steps

Pores are so important to skin health. They allow hair, which keeps our bodies warm, to grow through the skin. They secrete an oily substance known …

Skin Care

How to Part Your Hair for Your Face Shape

One of the easiest ways to change your look is switching how you part your hair. While many of us find a natural part and stick with it for years, …

The Dreaded Clump: How To Avoid Excessive Mascara

Clumpy mascara can be the worst thing ever. The gorgeous, long lashes you set out to achieve suddenly look like garden spiders. Thankfully, there’s …

Beauty Topics Nobody Talks About: Female Nose Hair Grooming

We’ll talk openly about dealing with chest acne, pit hair, mysterious red bumps, and other body ailments but rarely will we air our grievances on one …

Click, Click, Conceal!

In lieu of heavy, theater-made concealers, we often prefer light-reflecting, ultra-fine textures to cover the delicate area underneath our eyes. It’s …

Stop what you're doing! We need to talk about gradient lips right this second!

If you don’t spend your free time googling “Korean beauty trends” (and if not, why not?), then you may have missed out on a major Korean beauty trend …

Highlighter Tricks With Kirsten Kjaer Weis

The most recent addition to the Kjaer Weis’ cosmetics line has us all lit up. Their all natural compact highlighter, Radiance, has quickly become one …

Attention pale eyelash-owners! Did you know you can get them tinted?

My girlfriend has very dark, very long, and very thick eyelashes. When she shuts her eyes, they shine glossily in the light, fanning out like a furry …

Hair Shedding: Does Your Hair Shed Too Much

Stray hairs are everywhere! On your desk at work, on your pillows, and clogging your shower drain. Not only can they be annoying—and embarrassing—but …

Hair Care

In a hurry? Skip the blow dryer with these air-dried hairstyling ideas!

Of all the things on my #NOPE list in the morning (which is an extensive list, suck it, mornings), I have to say blow-drying my hair is probably the …

Peep Show: The Pinky-Nude Lipstick Review

Nude lipstick has a hot sister. We found six pink-toned shades that are the perfect hybrid of nude and red. Check it out and find the pinky-nude …

Glitter Grows Up: Tips to Incorporate Glitter into your Look

We’ve loved glitter since, well...forever. Those small specks of shimmer can seriously improve your look and mood. But glitter walks a fine line -- …

Hair Removal At Home Made Easy!

If there’s one thing we love, it’s a good DIY beauty treatment. And yet: if there’s one personal care to-do that’s trickiest to do at home, it’s …

Get ready for cold weather with these heavy-duty moisturizers!

My skin hates winter. Already a combination of dry and oily, my skin just gives up completely in icy weather. My cheeks, nose and chin are unable to …

7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

<b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star recipe is the ultimate sweet ending to your Thanksgiving feast -- and no one will miss that tired ol' pumpkin …

How to Weave a Lattice Top for Pies

• Pie crust<br>• A sharp knife or pizza cutter<p>HOW IT WORKS<p>Once your pie filling is reading for topping roll out your dough till it's about ¼ inch thick, …

8 Chef Upgrades for Roasted Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are a simple, satisfying side dish for any meal. Here are eight chef’s takes on this crowd-pleasing dish.<p>Roasted potatoes are a …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

North Pole

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Nutrition

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 …