Julia Hall

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8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

The 9 Best Natural and Organic Toothpastes, According to Dentists

The self-care and beauty markets have seen a huge surge in the demand for natural and organic products, and toothpaste is no exception. "There's a lot of hype these days for non-standard ways to brush your teeth," Caroline Barsoum, a New York City-based dentist, tells Allure. "These include …

Skin Care

An Expert Ranked Which Alcoholic Drinks Are Worse For Your Skin — Sorry in Advance

• Popsugar<br>• Beauty<br>• Skin Care<p>Is Alcohol Bad For Your Skin?<p>An Expert Ranked Which Alcoholic Drinks Are Worse For Your Skin — Sorry in Advance<p>First …

This Anti-Candida Ayurvedic Diet Might Be The Most Nourishing (And Delicious!) Cure

If you’ve had thrush a couple of times in a year, you're feeling exhausted even after eight hours of sleep every night, or you're experiencing some …

Coconut

4 Foods that will help replenish your skin

4 Foods That Will Help Replenish Winter-Worn Skin<p>Moisturizers can be expensive; instead, replenish your skin the natural way!<p>March 25, 2018<p>Winter is …

Skin Care

7 foods healthy eaters should have in the kitchen — and one hack that’ll let you indulge

It’s hard to define a healthy diet in strict terms. Everyone has different nutritional needs and lifestyle restraints, which is why nutrition experts …

10 Cauliflower Rice Recipes that will Spice up Your Favorite Healthy Dish

10 Cauliflower Rice Recipes to Spice up Your Favorite Healthy Dish<p>Cauliflower is your new fav veggie<p>March 23, 2018<p>Anyone and everyone who is doing …

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21 Of The Best Acne Control Products You Can Get On Amazon

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I Tried The Wet Brush 2 Years Ago and Haven't Used Any Other Brush Since

I have an abundance of fine, easily tangled, wavy hair that turns into a knot as I sleep, wash my strands, or even commute to work. After showering, I used to spend a good 20 minutes brushing out my hair while painfully tearing out knots from my head. One day out of curiosity, I finally tried the …

Hair

The Under-$30 Skin-Care Buys Our Editors Always Recommend

The word "cheap" gets a bad rap: It's frequently used to describe situations one might otherwise call <i>gauche</i>, like regifting the sweater you snagged …

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

Skin Care

A woman’s final Facebook message before euthanasia: ‘I’m ready for my trip now...’

Assisted suicides in the Netherlands include a 29-year-old who had nothing wrong with her physically<p>At 2pm on 26 January, Aurelia Brouwers lay down on her bed to die. Clutching a toy pink dinosaur and listening to her favourite music, the 29-year-old drank her prescribed medication as close friends …

Empathy

'Microdosing' LSD is not just a Silicon Valley trend – it is spreading to other workplaces

It may seem like a doomed attempt to mix business and pleasure. But a growing number of young professionals in Silicon Valley insist that taking …

Doctors and a Nutritionist Reveal the Top Foods Responsible for Inflammation

If there's one word that's entered the public consciousness in a big way over the past few years when it comes to understanding our food choices, …

Wellness

Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …

5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For Perfect Skin, According To Dermatologists

Everyone wants perfect skin that’s free of pimples, redness, dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles. But, not everyone knows where to start. Trying a …

Skin Care

11 Signs You'll Be Together For A *Long* Time

#3 is super important.<p>When you're still in the stage of your relationship where you have sex every time you see each other and fall asleep spooning every night, a small part of you might wonder (and worry) if this great thing in your life will actually last. The nightly marathon sex probably won't, …

5 Small Acts Of Kindness In A Relationship That Are Actually Code For "I Love You"

After the initial fanfare of falling in love has started to simmer down, it’s not uncommon to be left wondering how your SO really feels about you. …

3 Carrot Cakes to Make for Some-Bunny You Love

Mention carrot cake and get ready to open Pandora’s box of baking. People have <i>opinions.</i> Nuts versus no nuts is an early divider, but that’s not the only ingredient to get passionate about. Some prefer their carrot cake laden with fruity add-ins like pineapple and raisins. Others prefer to keep it …

How to Build a Walk-in Shower

The bathroom is a sacred, personal space for most people, which is why bathroom remodel DIY projects are so popular. It is also a very cost-effective …

The 9 Best Vitamin C Serums, According To Dermatologists

Shine on, sister.<p>Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is the Beyoncé of skin care—it can do a lot of things flawlessly. It's an antioxidant. It helps reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. It boosts collagen production. It repairs sun damage. (And who knows, maybe it's working on a …

The All

If you love beauty, you probably don't mind spending a little more than you're comfortable with on that one product that just <i>works</i> for you. But if it works for you every day, replacing it can become an expensive activity. For years, the topic of "dupes"—cheaper products that work just as well as an …

The 6 supplements you should take every day, according to functional medicine docs

Navigating the supplement aisle at your local Whole Foods or health store can feel like a high-stakes obstacle course: What does “IU” stand for again …

You'll be Craving a Bowl of Pho Every Day After Trying These Healthy Recipes

Pho is a light, slow-cooked, Vietnamese noodle broth that's packed with flavour, light, and easy to customise to your tastes. Although the real thing …

Cleansing Bars Are Back, and These New-Gen Soaps Are Selling Out

When a beauty product sells out in less than a month and is totting up a waiting list of 250 plus, we want in. Especially when that product is a …

The Best Moisturizers With SPF, According to Amazon Reviews

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Baking

What Are Adaptogens, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

You've heard the word, but do you really know what an adaptogen is and which one is right for you?<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Pantry, a collection of articles breaking down the ingredients we love most. Click here to read the whole guide—then stock up</i>.<p>If you've ever chilled in a salt cave …

Wellness