Virginia Dudley

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15 Easy Things You Can Do To Fight Inflammation & Boost Your Metabolism

<i>Regular readers of mindbodygreen know that chronic inflammation has been linked to a host of ailments — from depression and weight gain to cancer —</i> …

9 Delicious Breakfasts That Healthy People Actually Eat

All the smoothies.<p>If breakfast sets the tone for the day, then it stands to reason that healthy people do breakfast right. Here's what uber-healthy women eat for breakfast on the regular — just in case you need some morning inspo.<p>1. Oatmeal and Scrambled Eggs<p><b>Instagram Fitness Star Massy Arias:</b> "I …

8 Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Include In Your Diet

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

I'm Obsessed: Shu Uemura’s Texture Wave Dry Finishing Spray

<i>Welcome to I'm Obsessed, a daily video series with</i> <i>Angelique Serrano,</i> InStyle<i>'s beauty director. Check back every weekday to learn more about the</i> …

The Most Popular Red Lipstick on the Internet Is...

Let's just say that if Tom Ford's Cherry Lush lipstick had an Instagram account of its own, the follower count would challenge that of Kim …

8 Reasons Avocado Is a Perfect Weight-Loss Food

Avocado was all like, "Look at me, I'm the good fat!" and Butter was like, "Show-off!" Trendy, popular and a bit of an overachiever in the health department, avocado is like the homecoming queen of the fats parade. It's actually a single-seeded berry native to Mexico, but at 322 calories and 29 …

The 25 Coolest IKEA Hacks We've Ever Seen

Shop 7 No-Fail Color Combinations

Finding the shades that work in tandem.<p>Shop the shades that complement each other. Like Angie and Brad, Gwyneth and goop, bloggers and Instagram, they just seem to make the other better.

How To Wear A Sweatshirt Without Looking Like A Slob

Who says the athleisure trend is just for the weekend?<p>Halloween has come and gone, holiday shopping madness is creeping up on us, and it's dark outside at 5 p.m. One thing is for sure: Sweats season is upon us.<p>Unfortunately for most people who are not bears, hibernation is only an option <i>some</i> of the …

Clothing

The Exact Eyeliner Color That Will Make Your Eyes Look Crazy-Gorgeous

Make your born-with-it shade pop.<p>As the temps drop, and your motivation to wear anything *but* cozy sweaters dwindles, you can still make a statement by remixing your black tightliner or cat eye with a pop of color.<p>This season's all about jewel tones like shimmery golds and rich emeralds (because: …

6 Beauty Products InStyle Editors Keep at Their Desks

You really want to know the items beauty editors can’t go a day without? Take a peek at their workspaces. Here, we spill the products so life-saving, …

14 Cocktail Experts Predict the Next "It" Drink

AKA your weekend to-do list.<p>Cocktails, like fashion, tend to run on a cycle. What's popular one decade becomes outdated the next—only to reemerge years later with a new twist. (That very trendy gimlet you've been ordering used to be seen as an old lady's drink.) So we wanted to know: What's going …

The 5 best and worst nutrition bars

While nutrition bars can be part of a busy, healthy lifestyle, there are a few good reasons they’re not stocked next to the kale and blueberries at …

7 Small-ish Hallways That Are Maxed Out on Style

(Image credit: Camille Simmons)<p>Over the years, we've written about great ideas for how to dress up that most utilitarian of spaces, the hallway. The …

Stylish

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look More Polished

These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.<p>These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.

12 Simple and Delicious School Night Suppers

Now that school's back in session and everyone's schedule is a little more hectic, easy weeknight dinners are a must. These simple and delicious recipes will help you get dinner on the table fast.<p><b>1. Grilled Chicken Fajitas</b><p>Families love fajitas because everyone can pick their favorite fixins'. In …

Cooking

9 Weight-Loss Tips for Crazy-Busy People

Too frenzied to make healthy eating choices? These tactics make it easy.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Travel Style Will Inspire You This Holiday Weekend

It doesn't matter if it's the runway or the jetway, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a master at nailing any look. This time the supermodel made her way …

The Best Fat-Burning Foods

Whether it’s turning off fat genes, revving your metabolism and ability to burn fat, or helping you feel fuller longer and consume fewer calories, …

Nutrition

Understanding Your Food Cravings So You Can Eat Healthier

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Buffer's Social Media blog.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. It's also no surprise that it's the Nr.1 value for Buffer"s culture, if you see our slidedeck about it. So naturally we are obsessed …

Happiness

Should Women Shave Their Faces? Debunking Myths in the Great Facial Hair Debate

To shave, or not to shave? That is the question. The idea of women shaving their faces isn't a new one by any means, but like bacne and the gross …

You Can Steal These Earrings from Marilyn Monroe—for $18

The classic Hollywood look is comin' back.<p>There are few things about Marilyn Monroe you can recreate with ease—trust us, we've done the legwork. But there's one accessory that was beloved by Monroe—a classic, yet statement-making staple, that definitely belongs in your wardrobe: her signature gold …

This Woman Wants to Put an End to "Makeup-Shaming" by Sharing Her Incredible Before-and

"There are no rules to makeup."<p>Beauty vlogger Nikkie dedicates her Wednesdays and Sundays to sharing her inventive makeup and hair tips on her YouTube channel NikkieTutorials. While Nikkie is passionate about giving her 940,000 subscribers makeup advice, a recent post shows she is looking to do …

Hacking

The Results Are In—Here are the 36 Beauty Products You Said You Can't Live Without

Introducing our 2015 Beauty Awards winners!

Did Your Name Make the List of the 20 Sexiest Names Ever?

Sorry to all the Gertrudes and Bobs out there.<p>It seems that Italian is indeed the language of love. In a recent survey done by BabyNameWizard.com, thousands of readers rated names for sexiness on a scale of one to 100—and Latin (specifically Italian) names filled the lists for both boys and …

Street style tip of the day: Boyfriend jeans

To find out all the details about this outfit on With Love from Kat, click here! <i><br>52 Weeks of Chic highlights the very best of street style every day</i> …

Street Style

Shop this video: Swap your sweats for a maxi dress

Skip the sweats on your next vacation! A maxi dress is just as comfortable for travel, and it looks great when you get to your sunny destination.<br>Try …

Dresses

How to fix an unflattering skirt or dress

There are certain skirts that just hit you at an awkward place, whether it's right at your ankles or at the largest part of your calves. Instead of …

Hair Plopping: The Heat-Free Drying Technique That Will Give You the Curls of Your Dreams

Your curls are cool, your curls are ploppin'.<p>I have FINALLY come to not just accept but <i>embrace</i> mycrazy, curly, cool (?!) hair. That said, I'll never stop looking for ways to manage it, because the struggle to nurture and maintain it will always be so, so real—especially when it comes to finding …