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The Key To Successful Weight Loss Is Setting Unrealistic Goals, Study Finds

'Shoot for the moon.'<p>The secret to losing weight lies in having unrealistic targets, research suggests.<p>A study of more than 24,000 obese people found …

Weight Loss

These Are the Best-Selling Hair Products at Ulta

In the ever-growing world of beauty destinations (cosmetic lines are now even popping up in Barnes & Noble, for goodness sake), Ulta Beauty is a …

How to Make Your Hair Look Perfect with *Literally* Just One Product

Seriously. One product. Done.<p>When it comes to hair, trial and error is typically the law of the land. But then you're left with a graveyard of products—the shampoo that worked until it didn't, the *dry* shampoo that made you look like George Washington, the volume product that literally made your …

Hair Care

What happened when I started using baking soda as my shampoo

I kissed shampoo goodbye last year.<p>The last straw came in early 2015 when I shaved half my head and found that the skin underneath all that hair was …

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Women in Tech

How To Lose Weight

Happy New Year's Day!If you're like most people around the world, you're spending time today planning your resolutions for 2016.And if you're like …

Tsunami House / Designs Northwest Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Tsunami House is a waterfront home located on a 3,140 square foot site in a high velocity flood (V) …

Architecture

Researchers Claim To Discover the Single Most Efficient Exercise Regimen

Scientists in Australia claim to have discovered the exercise technique that burns the maximum amount of fat with the least amount of …

I Tattooed My Face In Pursuit of Perfect Brows and Lips

"You're doing what?!" my best friend, who is usually very supportive of all my cosmetic endeavors, yelled into the phone. "You're going to tattoo your lips? I'm saying this out of love: I think you're really crazy."<p>Saying full lips are a beauty trend implies—falsely—that the tide will soon change …

Lips

Architizer

Melt Love Handles - 26 Foods To Get Rid Of Yours

Fortunately, having love handles is more of a style risk than a health risk. Unlike belly fat, which infiltrates your internal organs and is linked …

Architizer

How Real, Honest Journaling Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

And no, it wasn't a food diary.<p>After 10 years of dieting and binge eating, I was at an all-time low. My self-esteem was terrible, my life felt like it was constantly on hold until I lost the weight, and I thought that I would never be able to feel "normal" around food.<p>Through all the ups and downs …

Fitness

17 Reasons People Who Exercise At Night Are Doing It Right

Your bed = the ultimate post-workout treat.

Make Fluffy Scrambled Eggs By Poaching Them

Wait, what? Yes, you read the title correctly. Although scrambling and poaching are two different egg-cooking techniques, you can make perfect …

Breakfast

Easy Breakfast Ideas Before Your Morning Workout

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it’s even more crucial if you’re fitting in a morning workout. Whether you’re getting a relaxed start before hitting the gym on the weekends, or sweating it out on the treadmill before work, we’ve got a range of breakfast ideas to fill you up and …

Workouts

This Is What $1,500 A Month In Rent Would Get You In Cities All Around The World

Let's all move to Nepal, guys.<p><i>Please note that currency conversion rates and housing markets are always changing. All figures were correct at the time of publication.</i>

Best Bedside Water Carafes 2015 | Maxwell's Daily Find

I've been rounding up these little luxuries for a number of years and have even been corrected (happily) that a "bedside carafe" MUST (in order to …

Strapless wedding gowns: They’re unflattering. Why are they so popular? Section: DoubleX

Two months after getting engaged, I started the process that is supposed to thrill every bride-to-be: the hunt for a wedding dress. I scoped out some …

4 Types of Running Workouts (and Why You Should Be Doing Them All)

Reinvigorate your workouts to go longer, run faster, and drop pounds<p>If you’re like most guys, you’re a creature of habit: You go to bed at 11 p.m., hit the john after your morning joe, and run the same loop at the same speed.<p>That’s great for sleeping and pooping, but not so good for your fitness or …

How Many Calories To Lose Weight? The Banana Effect.

Why do we care so much about calories? Because they matter, that’s why. To lose weight and keep it off, you need to create a sustainable caloric …

The 51 Best Beauty Products of 2015

Find your new beauty essentials, no matter what your look.<p>All You Need to Be Trendy<p><b>Best Eye Shadow:</b> Be the first of your friends to rock spring's smoky eye. Simply saw your go-to gray for this cool blue hue. <i>NARS Dual-Intensity Eye Shadow in Giove, $29,</i> <i>narscosmetics.com</i><p><b>Best Dry Shampoo:</b> This …

How to Eat a Healthy Whole Foods, Plant-Based Diet on $50 Per Week

Having a tight grocery budget is something most all of us can relate to at least at some point or another. We all have our ups and downs when it …

Plant-Based Diet

6 Hairstyles for When You Just Can't Wash Your Hair

You got dry shampoo and five minutes? You can do this.<p>Some days, you just don't want to wash your hair. Celebrity hairstylist Tommy Buckett is here to save your (bad hair) day — No matter your hair texture! — with six gorgeous, wash-not-necessary styles you can bang out with the help of your BFF: …

The Perfect Day of Weight Loss

Boost metabolism, burn calories, and torch your belly for 24 hours<p>You can always use your time better. Boost metabolism, burn calories, and torch your belly for 24 hours with these secrets.<p>And for even more ways to torch fat and get lean for good, check out <i>The Lean Belly Prescription</i> by Dr. Travis …

Fitness

How to Lose Belly Fat at Any Age

Weight loss is definitely possible no matter how old you are.<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>How many times have you been told that middle age spread—the weight gain that comes with hitting 40 and beyond—is unavoidable? Well, next time someone …

Fitness

The Best Workout to Do When You Have Your Period

Hormones and cramps can make exercising suck — unless you sync your workouts to your cycle.<p>While pro athletes rarely complain aloud about competing on their periods — Olympic swimmer Fu Yuanhui really broke the seal when she spoke about being on her period during the 2016 Games — hormone …

Exercise

‘Beyond Science’: Doctor Says She Visited Heaven During a Near-Death Experience — and What She Learned Haunted Her for Years

Dr. Mary Neal, an orthopedic spine surgeon who describes herself as a “concrete thinker” who isn’t “fanciful” and doesn’t exaggerate, spent a long time trying to explain a seemingly inexplicable event that unfolded back in 1999 following a near-death experience.<p>After almost drowning during a …

What It's Like to Be a Female Body Builder

And a high school earth science teacher.<p>Gina Policastro, 28, is a Queens, New York-born earth science teacher who works at a high school in Manhattan. She's also an eight-time National Physique Committee competitor who's placed 12th in three different national competitions, and is currently …