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Yoga Is the Sneaky Way You Could Cure Your Migraines—Here's How

In the U.S. alone, 39 million people suffer from migraines. That means 39 million people experience blinding pain and acute sensitivity to light and …

Yoga

18 of the best Korean skin care products worth trying — according to K-beauty-obsessed Reddit users

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Skinfood<p>If you're plugged into the skin care world at all (or, hey, even the popular beauty forums on Reddit), you've probably come into …

Skin Care

This Tote Bag Organizer Had A 5,000-Person Waiting List And It’s Finally Available

I love my unstructured leather tote bag—a camel-colored one from Cuyana. It takes me from the office to the gym and holds everything I could want to …

Sewing

I drank salt water every day for a week—here are 5 things I learned

<i>Have you heard about sole? Pronounced “so-lay,” it’s a heavily saline blend of water and salt—and for some in the wellness community, it’s the next</i> …

Wellness

This Dark Spot Serum Is SO Good It’s Selling Out At Target

If you have sun spots, acne scars, or discoloration, there’s only one product that can help resolve your skin problems–a dark spot serum. Anyone who …

Skin Care

A Top Dermatologist Says These At-Home Devices Will Give You Skin Like a Celeb

A top N.Y.C. dermatologist shares the at-home gadgets that actually work.<p>I’d like let to let you in on a little Hollywood (non)secret. You know all …

Skin Care

You'll Look Weird, But This Morning Ritual Will Boost Your Energy

Tapping (aka the emotional freedom technique) has been around in one way or another for thousands of years, but it's Roger Callahan, MD, who is …

Five rad and random kitchen products I found this week

The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 46.<p>My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example, the ultimate guide to …

Face yoga: these exercises are proven to be the ultimate slow-ageing routine

Turn that frown line upside down<p>Face yoga is being hailed as the ultimate face workout. While it’s not exactly a trend, new studies suggest that …

Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan white miso and tofu ramen

When I think about food courts in shopping centres, my mind jumps to soggy chips, sad burgers and sticky tables. But tucked away in an unassuming corner of Westfield Stratford is a joyful little Japanese canteen called Shoryu, where I recently had my mind blown by a ramen dish called white natural. …

Recipes

This 5-Minute Face Massage Routine Is So Easy Anyone Could Do It

Of course I believe in the power of skincare—I religiously apply face oil like my life depends on it, own countless serums and creams, and have a …

I Reviewed Four Facial Rollers In A Week And It Made Me Reevaluate The Whole Cosmetic Industry

1. Pixi, Glow Tonic, £10<p>This chemical exfoliator uses Glycol acid to brighten and smooth the skin while calling on aloe vera to nourish at the same …

20 Cult-Favorite Asian Beauty Products You Need in Your Life

These will forever change your skincare and makeup game.<p>Sure, you're already acquainted with the drugstore basics—you know, the same beloved Burt’s Bees moisturizer and Wet n Wild blush you’ve used since college—but it’s time to break out of your comfort zone and step into the wide, wonderful world …

I Tried $1,580 Worth Of Face Masks & Here Are The 12 I’ll Never Do Without

I'm a masking master. Sometimes, I'll mask twice in one day, or even multi-mask (aka apply multiple masks over different parts of my face). But even …

This Natural Moisturizer Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

A good moisturizer is a staple in every woman’s beauty routine. It’s the base to smooth skin, nice makeup application, and a healthy complexion. …

Cédric Grolet is opening his first patisserie in Paris

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p>You can now buy the Meurice pâtissier’s delicious pastries in-store.<p>It’s the most delicious news of the week: <b>Le Meurice and Cédric</b> …

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 …

Is Acupressure the Secret to a Glowing Complexion?

It's free and you can do it anywhere!<p>Skin that looks fresh and radiant is always the dream, and sometimes lotions and creams can only do so much.But …

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

This Is The One Yoga Pose You Should Do Before Bed To Help You Sleep Through The Night

Getting the proper amount of sleep every night can sometimes feel as impossible as reading with your eyes closed. And while, in a perfect world, …

Concrete House Splits In Two To Stay Close To The Forest

Not everyone would be comfortable living in such close proximity to a forest but for some this is in fact a dreamy location. The JJO House definitely …

5 Cheap Natural Collagen Products Dermatologists Swear By For Women Over 30

A loss of collagen in the skin as we age is one of the main culprits behind fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. It’s also one of the more …

Sculpt Legs and Core With 1 Move — All While Rehabbing Your Knees and Back

Pilates is an incredible style of exercise for a number of reasons, especially because you can completely transform your body while rehabilitating injuries. But the all time <i>best</i> Pilates move ever? According to Andrea Speir, founder of SPEIR Pilates in Los Angeles, it's Knees Off — and you don't …

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic …

Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

This 30-minute core strengthening workout from CLUB Pilates brings the reformer-based class right to your living room–at no cost.<p>Strengthening your …

Forget the Mat, Because These 19 Photos Prove a Wall Is the Best Yoga Prop

If you want to get deeper into yoga poses, using a wall as a prop can offer added pressure that makes stretches feel so much more intense (in a good way!). You can also use a wall to offer support for challenging balancing poses you're nervous to try in the middle of your mat. Need some …

Yoga

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

This Serum Was Developed By MIT Scientists — & It's Only $28

If $28 — including the cost of shipping — seems like a suspiciously low price to pay for a serum that comes out of the finest luxury laboratories in …

Skin Care

This booty-kicking workout will make you feel like a (sweaty) prima ballerina

Taking a cue from cool girls like Adriana Lima, Lucy Hale, and Gabrielle Union, I recently decided to incorporate more toning exercises into my …