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The Quarter-Life Skin Crisis: Why Women Are Suddenly Breaking Out in Their Mid-20s

"I thought I was safe, until it came for me, too."<p>It started out innocently enough: the occasional text from a friend complaining about her sudden breakout; a co-worker lamenting the re-occurring pimple on her chin. But then it spread. One by one, as my friends entered their mid-20s, their skin …

Meet the 17 Beauty Products Our Editors Are Swooning Over For May

Whether you're in the market to buy a Mother's Day gift or treat your favorite Taurus to a birthday present, May is a great month to shop. If you want to kick off your Spring with a beauty or skincare purchase, look no further than the following 17 items. We've been testing each one for months and …

12 Carbs You Should Definitely Avoid

Not all carbs are the enemy. But these ones...well, they're not great.<p>Thanks to the ketogenic diet, carbs are currently the Jughead of the food world: misunderstood, brooding outcasts (sans the beanies and street gangs, of course).<p>After all, carbohydrates are an important part of any diet. They …

Yes, You Can Lose Fat and Gain Muscle Simultaneously — Here's How It's Done

At first, losing fat while gaining muscle appears to be an impossible task, like baking a homemade kale chip that isn't soggy. After all, the two goals are seemingly contradictory: fat loss is decreasing your body mass, while gaining muscle is doing the opposite. But, as it turns out, it is …

Exercise

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give life significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections.<p>These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

15 "Non-Foundations" For No-Makeup Makeup

Ever since our phones stopped auto-deleting the extra "makeup" from "no-makeup makeup," many of us accepted the phrase as not only a much-discussed …

New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

29 Funny Mom Quotes That Will Have You Cry-Laughing

Silence isn’t golden… it’s suspicious, say all moms everywhere. These funny mom quotes will have you smiling even through the sleep deprivation.<p>Sure, …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Sanaya Set — A Seasonal Subscription Box That Serves a Real Purpose for Womxn of Color

<b>by Rida Islam</b><i>Dallas [Intuitive]</i> is passionate about using our platform to nurture a creative community and support individuals who are challenging …

This 21-year-old millionaire was hired by Facebook at 17 and now works at Google — and his career advice is wise beyond his years

Twitter/Michael Sayman<p><b>21-year-old Michael Sayman started working at Facebook at the tender age of 17.</b>• <b><br>Now, he's a product manager at Google.</b>• <b><br>He's also</b> …

Don't Overlook These Cheap Sephora & Ulta Beauty Buys

The choice between brand name and generic products has long been debated in the beauty world and consumers — across all categories — tend to have …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

Amp up the classic sandwich with these simple and innovative tips.<p>In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin …

Smashbox launch new rose gold Petal Metal makeup collection & it's stunning

<p>Exciting news Smashbox fans! The cult beauty brand has launched the most <b>beautiful new makeup range</b> in the US and it is due to hit UK stores this …

Padma Lakshmi's Holistic Indian Skincare Secrets Are Too Good Not to Share

By the time Padma Lakshmi swings by the Byrdie studio to film a series of videos about her beauty routine (and new MAC makeup collection), I already …

'Social media has poisoned us': young Britons on why they are unhappy

From student debt to loneliness, young people in Britain share their reasons for why the happiness of 16 to 25-year-olds is so low<p>Research says that young Britons are unhappy and lack confidence in themselves and their future. But what are the reasons for this?<p>According to the Prince’s Trust the …

7 Night Creams Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using

A night cream is a crucial beauty product to include in your skincare regime, especially after you turn 30-years-old. A good moisturizer can nourish …

Skin Care

The Top 100 Beauty Products, Q1 2018

Features Apr 07, 2018April 07, 2018<p>There are so many products that release each month (maybe even every week!) that it can be hard to keep track of …

Makeup

I cut back on sugar, and this is the best advice I can give you if you want to do the same

My overly-active sweet tooth has been an issue since I was a kid. Sugar is what I turned to when things in my world just didn't seem right. It's the crutch I used when my anxiety took over. And it's the substance I devoured when during times of celebration.<p>At a routine check-up eight years ago, I …

These before-and-after photos show how much you can realistically change your abs in 2 weeks

When you already have abs, that is.<p>Most people who want more defined abs do a couple extra crunches or eat half a tub of ice cream rather than the whole thing — but Iulia Danilova, a 25-year-old Los Angeles mum to a 2-year-old daughter, recently pulled out ALL the stops in an effort to sculpt her …

What Is Metabolism and How Do I Change It?

Metabolism is a combination of biochemical processes that your body uses to convert food into energy. These metabolic processes include breathing, …

Fitness

21 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient. You can roast chickpeas and add them to salads, use them as a substitute for croutons in soups, or turn …

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

Ridiculously good pasta recipes news and features

Ridiculously good pasta recipes<p>Lobster, roast pepper and basil pasta salad<p>16 Apr 2018<p>Ridiculously good pasta recipes<p>A carbonara recipe made easy<p>06 …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Nutrition

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

Surprising Foods That Destroy Your Hormones And Your Skin

BECAUSE MANY WOMEN DO NOT PAY ATTENTION TO THEIR LIFESTYLE AND DIET IT AFFECTS THEIR ELIMINATION ORGANS AND SKIN. HORMONAL ACNE IS NOT A SIMPLE …

Wellness

24 Of The Most Splurge-Worthy Products At Sephora

<b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>