Vanessa Vorbach

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UN Says Veganism Can Save the World From Destruction

Can a vegan diet save the world? According to a new report from the UN, the answer is "yes." The <i>Guardian</i> writes that "a global shift towards a <b>vegan diet</b> is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty, and the worst impacts of climate change." The report notes that the Western preference for …

Diets

Get Glowing The Natural Way With These 12 Primpers

No matter the weather or circumstance, most of us want to have a fresh, effortless look that screams #IWokeUpLikeThis rather than, “I spent hours in …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Vegan

Even after I became vegetarian, I turned this question over and over in my mind.<p>I knew that I wanted to quit eating animal products but just couldn't imagine making it work. I had even tried a vegan diet for a month, only to learn in the process that I wasn't ready.<p>The commitment to officially say …

18 Vegan Recipes Worthy of Your Next Dinner Party

Impress your guests at your next dinner party with an mmm-mmm good menu that keeps ’em guessing what’s in each dish… or <i>not</i> in! Go veeg at your next dinner party with recipes that keep the integrity, flavor and textures of the delicious dishes they’re used to without the meat. Added bonus: You’ll be …

6 Essential Kitchen Tools for Vegan and Raw Cuisine

You don't have to pack your cabinets with tons of tools to create dishes mirroring those of the best vegan and raw food chef's. With just a few core …

A Vegan Quickbread With Dates and Walnuts

<i>Every other Thursday on Food52, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Forget what you think you know about vegan baked goods -- this quickbread is a game-changer.</i><p>The first time you taste this bread -- the first time you …

Ask A Scientist: Why Does Stress Make Me Break Out?

Illustrated by Daniel Koppich.<p><b>The Scientist:</b> Claudia Aguirre, Ph.D., a neuroscientist working in the skincare industry<p><b>The Answer:</b> Your body is wired …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

The New Sunscreen Innovators

Shielding skin from the sun is key to not only turn back the clock but also prevent future DNA damage. Before you head to the beach, pool or to spend an afternoon lounging in the park, reach for one of these high-tech skin protectors.<p>Shielding skin from the sun is key to not only turn back the …

Revamp Your Salad for Summer

Just like your wardrobe, it's time to lighten up your salad, too. Try these nutrient-packed additions to freshen up your go-to lunchtime staple.<p>While a salad is typically a healthy meal option, always opting for the same ingredients can make it boring—as well as keep you from maxing out on the …

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

Best Natural Exfoliators: Keep Your Face Smooth With These Refreshing Scrubs

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>With all the sweat and dirty air among us, our faces have the tendency to transform when the seasons change. Since it's the unofficial start of summer this week, we need to make sure that our skin is getting the care it needs -- which means …

Gwyneth Paltrow Teams Up With a Major Blowout Bar

Your weekly blowouts just got a whole lot chicer! Gwyneth Paltrow and celebrity hairstylist David Babaii have teamed up with Blo, the original blow …

The Chocolate Pill

Everyone's favorite indulgence may actually be so good for you that we'll all soon be popping cocoa capsules.<p>Great news, chocoholics: Your vice may ultimately be considered a virtue. Scientists believe that flavanols, the do-good antioxidants derived from the cocoa bean, may be so potent—with …

Secrets To Gorgeous Hair

Go pro—the top tools and expert tips to become your own stylist<p>Stopping by your local blow-dry bar is still the fastest way to get a killer blowout, perfect waves, or a chic updo. But once it's time to shampoo again you're (sadly) back to your pre-salon self. For those who dream of having a good …

Hair

The Summer Primer Primer: How To Use BBs, Blurs, & Everything In Between

The first few days of a hot summer are typically accompanied by instances of your makeup melting off your face as your shocked, sweating skin tries …