Amanda Lauren Ellis

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How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

Stomach fat, be gone!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Clean eating and hitting the gym can help you reach your weight-loss goal, but you might find you have a little extra pooch around your midsection. Here are three things you can do to …

Fitness

13 Surprising Reasons You Keep Breaking Out

Your period isn't the only thing causing your acne.<p>Breakouts are the worst. And if you're one of the 40 to 50 million Americans that acne affects, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, then you know just how much it sucks.<p>So, what causes this<p>skin disorderruiner of first dates slash …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Romantic Wedding Halos

We are totally on board with the crowning glory we’re seeing all over festival and wedding season! You can get this angelic bridal look with a floral halo or a bejeweled or metallic halo (a look we’re currently <i>loving</i>). Elegant and romantic, you can totally let this goddess-like look go to your head.<p>…

Weddings

Hairstyling Mistakes You're Probably Making Right Now

As beauty editors, we thought we had heard (and made!) every hairstyling mistake out there. We no longer use uncoated elastics or rough up our hair with a towel when we get out of...

5 Things You Should Know About Detoxing Juices

Calling all juice lovers! You're gonna want to read this.<p>Down a detoxing beverage to shrink your tummy, rev your metabolism, and clear up your skin. Bonus: more energy! Here are five crucial pointers you're going to want to know about how to get the most out of your juice.<p><b>Red Juices</b>Processed juices …

8 Tips That Make it Easier to Stop Eating When You're Full

Consider them your new weight-loss secret weapons.

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

Goodbye, and good riddance!<p><i>This article was written by Rachel Krause and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover</i>.<p>Ah, the C word. Cellulite is nothing to be ashamed of—because let’s face it: Most of us have it. Seriously, it's believed to occur in roughly 90 percent of post-adolescent …

Cellulite

You've Been Cooking Steak Wrong Your Entire Life

The chefs at America's Test Kitchen have spoken…and they say conventional wisdom is bogus.<p>If you've been thawing steak before you cook it (like just about everybody else in the world), then join the large party of those who've been sacrificing flavor without even knowing it.<p>According to the pros at</i> …

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

Nutrition

10 Fruits With Super-High And Low Sugar Counts

I see you, cherries.<p>Unless you become that person plugged into MyFitnessPal 24/7 (which I def don't recommend), it can be hard to tell how much sugar is in fruit.<p>Not that you should necessarily be super preoccupied with that: Fruit sugars and other naturally-occurring sugars are definitely …

Nutrition

Refreshingly Simple Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is as intimidating as it is delicious. It's the ultimate summer fruit, yet its refreshing charm can be diluted by the sheer obstacle of dealing with one. Lugging it, chopping it, storing it—it's so daunting.<p>The hulking melon, like most things in life, is always scarier before you dig in. …

DIY upcycled stained glass centerpiece

• Remove all labels (use Goo Gone for stubborn residue) and soak bottle in warm, soapy water then let dry.<br>• Squeeze paint into bottle, adding 1 tbsp of …

Printable coasters and drink flags

For those last few parties on the patio this summer, printable coasters + drink flags (in four different colors)!<p>79<p>575

How-To: Crocheted Hook ‘n Stitch Headband

I’ve always liked using the grid created by crochet stitches to add embroidered or cross-stitched embellishments to projects, and this crocheted hook ‘n stitch headband tutorial from A Spoonful of Yarn is a really cute example of the technique!<p>Ready to add a touch of handmade style to your …

'Weedings' Are the Latest Wedding Trend

The latest wedding trend can only take place (legally) in two states – Colorado and Washington, where the recreational use of marijuana is …

10 Things Not to Say to Someone in Their Late 20s

Please don't ask about children.<p><b>1. Aren't you so freaked out about turning 30?</b> Nope! Any big birthday carries a weight with it, but life doesn't stop when you're 30. In fact, I have tons of fabulous friends who are already in their 30s and doing even more amazing things — with confidence — than …

The 8 Types of Guys Your BFFs Marry

When two people meant to be together meet, the choir sings, the heavens part, and they know they'll always be together. It's you and your best friend. Until she marries the guy in the "FBI: Female Body Inspector" T-shirt.<p><b>1. The finance guy.</b> You saw it coming — they've been together for years, and …