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This Is THE Move for Anyone Working Towards a Flat Tummy

Say hello to your new six-pack!<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Side crunch:</b> Swimsuit season is definitely over, but that doesn't …

21 Insanely Cute And Simple Dollar Store Halloween Costumes That Are Gifts From God

It doesn't take a lot of money to look this expensive.

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

The Healthy Snack Your Sweet Tooth Will Die For

Dessert lovers, unite!<p>I don't know about you, but every day around 3 p.m., I get a pretty serious craving for a snack—and it's usually for something sweet. And then, suddenly, I've torn through half a sleeve of cookies like I haven't eaten in days...and I'm well on my way to a stomach ache. Let's …

Bing Bread

Makes two 10" or six 6" round loaves Servings<p>At Parachute in Chicago, this bacon-studded, potato-filled, cheesy sesame bread is served in 6" cast-iron pans; we adapted it to work in a 10".<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sour Cream Butter<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons …

Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster Rolls You Can (and Should) Make at Home

Great seafood doesn't need a lot, but we'll never say no to a killer shrimp, crab, or lobster roll, either.<p>You know what we're literally always in the mood for? A good seafood roll. Crab, shrimp, or lobster—we don't discriminate. Just toss that meat in mayo (or butter), pile it in a split-top roll, …

12 Homekeeping Multitaskers

• Crisscross strips across the top of a vase, creating a grid to help stabilize flower stems in an arrangement.<br>• Use sticky side to pull out tiny cactus spines stuck in skin.

21 Ways You Can Use Super-Cheap Thrift Store Items To Make Your Home Look Great

It's <b>National Thrift Store Day</b>! (No really, that's a thing.)<p>In celebration of all things cheap and crafty, you should try some of these super-cheap …

50 Genius Ways to Use Mason Jars

This beloved country staple is good for so much more than canning.<p>This beloved country staple is good for so, so much.

El Chapo Escapes from Mexican Prison

How to Recreate Spa Water at Home

Treat yourself to some hydration heaven.<p>Ever notice how the water at spas always tastes so much better than...just about any other attempt at flavored H2O? The secret, says Cecelia McKibben, spa manager with the Hotel Jerome's Auberge Spa in Aspen, is filling your water dispenser with all of your …

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

12 Pasta Salads Just in Time for Spring

Changes to your fashion and beauty looks aren’t the only things that need an overhaul come springtime — your collection of recipes could also use a bit of a kick. Let’s face it: Now that the weather is filled with sunny days and sultry nights, the last thing you want to do is to be stuck slaving …

How to Fake a Face Lift

Surgery-free ways to subtract years<p>Like your boobs, your booty, and members of AARP, your eyelids seem to head south with age. (Retirees flock to Florida—get it?) And while saggy eyes can make you appear older and exhausted, here's the perky news: Recapturing that 22-again, I-slept-like-a-baby …

Makeup

The Secret to Losing Belly Fat

Say goodbye to stomach pudge once and for all.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>While focusing on crunches will strengthen your abs, it unfortunately will not get rid of fat around your waist. To see a difference in this trouble spot, it's …

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 …

3 Tips to Melt Your Muffin Top in Weeks

These three tricks are simple and obvious—and if you stick with them, they'll work just as well as any diet out there (if not better)<p><b>Be a Dairy Queen</b>In an <i>International Journal of Obesity</i> study, dieters who had three servings of fat-free yogurt a day for 12 weeks lost more fat around their waists …

6 Concealer Hacks to Hide Any Flaw

Try these tricks to get perfect-looking skin.<p>No one's skin is perfect. Everyone has bumps, scrapes, and imperfections that make skin unique—it is our largest organ, after all, and it protects us from all the stuff the world throws at us. But there's no harm in <i>wanting</i> it to look perfect from head to …

A Parent's Guide to All That 'Ed Tech' In Your Kid's Classroom

<i>This story is part of New Tech City's series on education and technology.</i><p>A challenge for you: Ask a 4-year-old about their day in school. Ask what they did, who they played with, what they learned. When you're done with your little interview, see what you've learned — and whether you have <i>any idea</i> …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

Major brain pathway rediscovered

A massive white matter tract at the back of the brain, overlooked for the past century, might be crucial for skills such as reading.<p>A team of neuroscientists in America say they have rediscovered an important neural pathway that was first described in the late nineteenth century but then …

The Eyeliner Trick That Will Completely Transform Your Look

You won't believe your eyes.<p>Women's Health <i>recently announced our 2014 Beauty Award-winning products. Now we're partnering with the social beauty platform Preen.Me to source the most gorgeous makeup looks created with them.</i><p>It's no secret that eyeliner can turn tired eyes into your most flattering …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

7 Ways to Make Your Eyes Look Bigger and Brighter

Get ready to hear, "Your eyes look amazing!" all the time.<p>There’s something so playful and sexy about big doe eyes—but you don't have to be genetically gifted to get them. Just use these tips from M.J. Forte, a New York City-based makeup artist, to fake big, bright eyes.<p><b>Go Light In The Corner</b>For …

Makeup

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition