Brenda Sanchez

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Natural Beauty Tips

7 Sneaky Beauty Tricks to Get That “Natural” Look<p>How to nail that fresh-faced glow without loading on the products<p>It’s ironic that nailing the “natural” look often takes a crazy amount of time and products. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case. Bobbi Brown makeup artist Cassandra Garcia says …

4 Surprising Things That Can Increase Your Appetite

<b>Your Meds</b><br>Certain prescriptions, especially anti-depressants, could increase your appetite, says Young. "Of course, everyone reacts to medications differently—but generally speaking, anti-depressants in particular have been linked to increased appetite." Your best bet: Be sure you ask your doctor or …

The Naked Truth: A Closer Look at Ourselves

Are you comfortable in your own skin? Please stay with me -- this is not another weight management missive. I'm referring to being comfortable with your figurative self, stripped of any material belongings that distinguish you and boost your self-esteem. I never thought much about it until today, …

25 Simple Ways to Eat Better: Pick One

There's always room for fine tuning our eating habits. I am forever reworking how I manage my health, from mixing it up on the exercise front to tweaking the quality of my diet. It's a process. Two years ago I gave up soda and haven't had a drop since. Lately, breakfast has been the target of my …

8 Things No One Ever Told You About Facials

<b>You'll Need to Tell Your Esthetician About Your Meds</b><br>Even if you don’t normally have sensitive skin, the medications you take can affect how your skin reacts to facials. Ingredients in birth control, cardiac medications, antihistamines, and acne treatments can make your skin extra-sensitive, says …

7 Ways Consuming Too Much Salt Affects Your Body

Cut down now for a healthier future<p>We're in the middle of a global sodium crisis. A new study published in <i>The New England Journal of Medicine</i> found that there are an estimated 1.65 million deaths linked to high sodium consumption each year. In fact, in the U.S. alone, about 10 percent of all …

Why You Should Never, EVER Give Up on Your Workouts

Just when you're about to quit, keep going.<p>Shutterstock<p>Building muscle to reveal a stronger, more toned body is a big goal. And sometimes along that journey, it's easy to venture off and lose sight of what you <i>really</i> set out to do. So for this #FitnessFriday, let us remind you of a few things before …

Are You Parting Your Hair the Best Way?

<b>Best for Round or Square Face Shapes: A Center Part</b><br>Penna says he rarely recommends a center part, as it calls attention to any facial asymmetries and can flatten even the healthiest and fullest of hair types. The exception to this rule? Women with round or square face shapes with fairly symmetrical …

6 Reasons To Not Go Out For Dinner Tonight

If you're weighing whether to splurge on a restaurant meal tonight or hit up the dollar menu at the nearby fast food joint, why don't you consider staying home and cooking instead?<p>There's a number of reasons to hit the kitchen instead of the drive-thru, many of which your body will thank you for. …

3 Ways to Value Your Body

Think about how amazing our bodies are. Our bodies can transform from unhealthy to healthy. They can transition from obese to athlete. Our bodies can produce life, heal us from the common cold, or fight our way back from serious illness. We can build muscle, improve our cardiovascular fitness, and …

If A Fly Landed On Your Food, Would You Still Eat It?

Would you be more likely to eat your food if a fly landed on it, or if a cockroach crawled over it?<p>According to a new survey from Orkin, nearly two-thirds of people would still dig in if a fly landed on their meal, while only 3 percent of people would still eat their food if a roach crawled over …

3 Simple Ways to Make Zucchini Pasta

You could call any of these things "zucchini pasta," but when I talk about it, I almost always mean raw zucchini that has been sliced to look—and act—like noodles. The point of the dish isn't really to mimic a bowl of wheat pasta but rather to create a fresh, creative, and fun raw vegetable dish …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

7 Facts About Cellulite You Need to Know

<b>It’s More Common in Women Than in Men</b><br>How unfair is this? Women's skin collagen is arranged in parallel rows, like pillars. This pattern lends itself to the compartmentalization of fat, which makes cellulite visible, says Schulman. Men's collagen, however, is arranged in an X-pattern. This creates …

The BEST Summer Salad for Weight Loss

Bonus: It tastes absolutely amazing.<p>Is there anything as refreshing and delicious as a summer salad? With so much great produce in season right now, it's no wonder that you're more likely to crave fruits and veggies. But the same ingredients that make a great salad also have something else in …

Healthy Eating

10 Common Habits That Hurt Your Skin

We're not talking obvious skin sabotage like chain-smoking Pall Malls or sprawling in a tanning bed. Some habits, like enthusiastic exfoliation and loading on anti-agers, are actually good practices gone wrong. However, with the expert tips and fixes below, "it's surprising how much the skin can …

12 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

These surprising bad habits are keeping you from hitting your weight loss goals

Nutrition

Foods Good for Hair

14 Foods for GORGEOUS Healthy Hair<p>Eat these foods to have an amazing hair day <i>every</i> day<p>You know the phrase “You are what you eat”? Well, you can say the same for your hair. “Your hair very much reflects your general health, and your general health is influenced by your nutrition,” says Elizabeth …

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

6 Foods You Should Never Put in Your Freezer

So in the name of sparing your tastebuds the trouble, we asked celebrity chef Diane DiMeo, a champion on Food Network's <i>Chopped</i>, to share the foods you should never, under any circumstances, pop in your freezer.<p><b>Eggs in Their Shells</b><br>In the freezer, these things become ticking foodborne illness time …