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This Japanese Facial Massage Will Totally Transform Your Face In One Minute

As a beauty editor, I've had the privilege of trying all sorts of professional facial treatments, but regardless of what spa I'm at or what …

Skin Care

These 6 Layout Mistakes Instantly Cheapen Your Home

Deciding on the layout of a room can be a daunting task. After all, it's one of the most important aspects of interior design. Misjudge the size of a …

20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

5 Boozy Slushies That Were Made for the Summertime

Nothing signals summertime's homecoming quite like sipping frozen cocktails by the pool in anticipation of the night's Fourth of July festivities. …

23 Double-Duty Beauty Products That'll Change Your Makeup Routine

Make your makeup *twice as nice*.

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

3 Workplace Habits of Happy and Engaged Employees, According to Research

This book, soon to be released by Harvard Business Review Press, reveals the secret to happiness at work.<p>An increasing body of evidence from positive psychology experts the likes of Richard Davidson, Shawn Achor, Barbara Frederickson and others confirm a simple fact: Happy people are better …

25 Antiaging Skin-Care Products Dermatologists Actually Use Themselves

While some people want to know what celebrities and models use on their skin, I've always been more curious to get inside the bathroom vanities of …

How to blow your boss’s mind

We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right — you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always …

How to Captivate Anyone You Meet

Use these proven tactics to become the most memorable person in the room.<p>Have you ever wanted to become more memorable? Whether it's a job interview, networking event, or even a first date, it's a skill we must have in order to be successful in life. Most of us have been taught that social skills …

Beauty without the fluff: Meet the man who will make you look younger

At 38, Brandon Truaxe, a former computer science anorak, has comprehensively upset the beauty industry cart. First there are the cult products – at the cutting edge of beauty science and raved about by beauty editors and bloggers.<p>Items such as Hand Chemistry Pro-Repair which targets the appearance …

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't)

To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results.<p>Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite …

These Are the Eye Creams That Deliver Results

There’s several reasons we love a great eye cream. First and foremost, no matter your age, taking preventive action against fine lines and wrinkles …

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

15 Awesome DIY Gifts That Won't Break The Bank

Definitely a step up from the macaroni picture frames you gave to your mom as a kid.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

15 Clever Ways To Eat Veggies Instead Of Starchy Carbs

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there's one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it's that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try "mindfulness."<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what's going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

Make One of These Small Changes for Better Health Instead of a Resolution

Now that the chaos of the holiday season is over, a lot of us are vowing to make changes for our health—but we know that ambitious resolutions don’t …

How to do Gwyneth Paltrow’s “Clean Beauty” diet for amazing skin

As anyone looking for a healthy glow knows, the wildly prolific (and true!) adage “great skin comes from within” isn’t just lip service. You’ve got …

Skin Care

The Broke Girl's Guide to Taking Care of Your Skin Like a Model

It still baffles us how models seemingly maintain beautiful glowing skin <i>all. the. time.</i> In theory, between the long flights, late nights, early call …

5 Motivational Books You Should Have Read In 2016

Put these on your list.<p>Books seem to find us when we most need them. It's such a unique experience when someone recommends a book, you decide to give it a shot, and as you sit there reading it you say to yourself, "I needed to read this--especially where I am right now."<p>Maybe one (or some) on this …

Self-improvement

The superfoods you need to eat to improve sleep and relieve stress

Her L.A health bar, Moon Juice, counts Hollywood royalty (including Rachel Mc Adams and Gwyneth Paltrow) among the fan following. So when Amanda …

Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Review: I Haven't Worn Foundation in Months Thanks to This Magic Color Correct

For the last few months there's only been one thing I talk about with anyone who will listen. It's the Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30, and I haven't worn foundation since I started using it back in August.<p>This, as the headline implies, is fantastic, especially …

Skin Care

60 Thoughtful DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List

Aside from parties and family reunions, a good chunk of the holiday season is made up of gift shopping. As if trying to find something inexpensive but thoughtful wasn’t hard enough, stepping foot in a mall during the holidays is chaos alone. So save yourself the trip (and your sanity) this year …

Meet the Skin Care Expert Beloved By Jessica Alba and Kim Kardashian

Her bond with Jessica Alba may have put Los Angeles skin care expert Shani Darden on the map, but there's a reason why clients like Chrissy Teigen, Suki Waterhouse and Emily Ratajkowski rave about Darden - namely, her amazing hands and chill vibe. But when Kim Kardashian called out Darden's …

The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type

Everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, and traits that lend to their success in different areas.<p>Personally, I love the analytical, data-driven …