Ashwini Patil

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The perfect facial sunscreen

<b>M:</b> STOP THE PRESS, E.<p><b>E:</b> Um, OK M. I am not sure how you stop the press on a digital weblog, but you can consider it stopped. Why?<p><b>M:</b> I have found it. I have found the elusive sunscreen Holy Grail.<p><b>E:</b> The golden chalice of SPF? I do not believe you. That unicorn has sailed. Sunscreen is a greasy, …

The #1 Way to Build a Better Relationship

Nope, it's not sex (though a roll in the hay never hurts)<p>He restocked the wine rack, replaced the burned-out bulb in the bathroom, and even refueled your SUV. Did you, um, say anything? A new study from Florida State University shows that acknowledging your partner's little acts of generosity has a …

University of California

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't satisfying, you'll go in search of something that …


Sleep Tips to Wake Up With More Energy

Good sleeping is key to maintaining energy throughout the day. Here's how to get a quality rest.<p>Even if you log a full eight hours of shut-eye at night, you might not be getting the deep sleep you require. That's right--just like crunches and sex, when it comes to snagging Z's, quality counts as …


Mother's Day Gifts

Looking for a great present for a great woman? We've got you covered


The Best Lingerie for You

Shop Your Shape: The Best Lingerie<p>Sexy underwear that will look hot on you—guaranteed!<p>Hanky Panky<p>Straight Silhouette<p>A lacy bandeau and hip-slung briefs create womanly curves.<p><b>Hanky Panky Signature Lace Lined Bandeau in Chai,</b> $37,<b>; Hanky Panky Signature Lace Boyshort</b>, $29 <b>in Chai</b>, …

16 Cute T-Shirts You Need Now

The tee has undergone a transformation from classic staple to wardrobe star<p>Game Changer<p>The skull design lends a rocker vibe to a sporty baseball tee.<p><b>Lauren Moshi T-shirt</b><p>Long On Style<p>The perfect long-sleeve specimen: more skin at the chest. . .and tummy.<p><b>Heather …


15 Ways to Debloat ASAP

Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p>Simple tricks that help you feel less puffy and flatten your belly fast<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i> Slimming down for summer takes time and dedication, but a few quick tricks can help you feel a little bit lighter in just …


Father's Day 2013: The Best Gifts for Dad

Guys—dads included—are so hard to shop for! But we've got your back this holiday


Shop Your Shape: Sandals

Let's face it—feet aren't always the prettiest. But these summer shoes do wonders


The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

7 Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

Learn what health symptoms your body has that are warning signs you should take note of<p>A few days after Melissa Daly broke her ankle, the calf above it became tender. Within a week, her foot was dark purple. She saw her doctor, who dismissed it as normal bruising and offered a prescription for …

Bachelorette Party

Shop Your Shape: Jeans

They're probably the most-worn item in your closet . . . yet it's hard to find the right fit. Let us play matchmaker.


Sculpt Sexy Arms

These three moves will banish upper-body jiggle. Bring on the tank tops!<p>Tone your triceps and shape your shoulders with this workout from trainer Joe Stankowski of Grand Rapids, Michigan.Complete two or three sets of each move two days a week, and by the Fourth of July, Michelle Obama won't be the …


The Best Dress Shorts for Your Body Type

The Best Shorts for Your Body Shape<p>When cutoffs won't cut it, we've got the fix: cute shorts that are polished enough for work, brunch, you name it<p>Aaron Richter<p>Flirty Flat-Front<p>No major curves? No problem. These dress shorts are sexy on a straight-ish lower half.<p><b>RACHEL Rache Roy shorts</b>, $79 …

BT and Vodafone among telecoms companies passing details to GCHQ

Some of the world's leading telecoms firms, including BT and Vodafone, are secretly collaborating with Britain's spy agency GCHQ, and are passing on details of their customers' phone calls, email messages and Facebook entries, documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward Snowden show.<p>BT, Vodafone …

The Best (and Safest) Self-Tanners

Find out the surprising side effects of spray tans, plus 4 other ways to get your glow on<p>File this under major beauty bummers: In addition to the sun's rays and tanning beds, it now seems as if spray tans may also be bad for your health. Last year, researchers found that when these formulas are …

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4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …


How to Make Friends (In Real Life)

Studies show that forging—and maintaining—real bonds is more important than ever to our health and happiness. The problem: We've lost sight of how to do it.<p>The last time I checked, I had 643 Facebook friends and 1,124 Twitter followers. To me, it feels like a pretty exclusive group. But when a lazy …


The Most Underrated Breakfast

8 delicious and easy ways to enjoy morning toast<p>Some breakfasts get all the glory. Everyone's all Eggs Benedict this, Belgian Waffles that. But when the alarm goes off, do <i>you</i> want to spend twenty minutes beating batter or emulsifying Hollandaise? No, thank you! (Not on a weekday, anyway.)Enter …


The Best Way To Boost Your Memory

Start THIS smart habit now to stay sharp into old age<p>There’s a new reason to pick up the latest issue of <i>Women's Health</i> each month: Regular reading, writing, and other brain-stimulating activities could keep your mind sharp as you age, according to new research published in <i>Neurology</i>, the American …

The Brain

The 4 Best Summer Fruit and Veggie Recipes

Make the most of farm-stand freshness before the season’s over. Get the recipes<p>With these four summer beauties—tomatoes, peaches, corn, and cherries—the wait for the warmth is worth it. When they're brought in from afar off-season, quality suffers.<p>Corn, for example, can quickly lose sweetness as it …


Good Stress: There Is Such a Thing

How to handle stress so it works FOR you.<p>Here's a statement you never hear: "I'm so stressed out—it's awesome!" But the fact is, certain pressure-filled situations—say, the occasional public-speaking gig or cramming for an exam—can be good for your health. It's called "good stress."<p>"There are good …

Immune System

The Food That Fights Cravings

Adding some of THIS to your breakfast can help you feel more satisfied all day long<p>You know that eating breakfast is key for keeping your appetite under control throughout the day. But <i>what</i> you eat in the a.m. may be just as important as whether you eat at all: Adding peanuts or peanut butter to …


4 Tips for Using Nail Polish Strips

Stick with these application tricks for a salon-worthy mani<p>Let’s face it: Unless you’re a nail polish Picasso, your DIY manicure probably doesn’t look nearly as good as a salon job. And trendy nail art designs are even HARDER to pull off yourself. Enter nail appliqués: stickers made of a thin layer …


8 Things Your Nipples Say About Your Health

Hairy nipples aren't as weird as you might think.<p>Nipples aren't just decorative—but you already knew that. Something you may not have known: Your nipples can clue you in to some serious health problems.<p>If you notice sudden puckering or dimpling of the skin around or on your nipple—particularly if …

Breast Cancer