Carla Ciocco Gilbert

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How do you change your mindset to be more positive?

<b>Excellent question!</b><p>There are so many reasons for not having a positive mindset. We fail at something, we don’t achieve what we set out to do, we …

Happiness

How to Master the Perfect Cut Crease

Do you count stunners such as Lana Del Rey, Adele and Twiggy as your makeup idols? Have you ever spent hours in front of […]

Makeup

6 Things I Learned When an Organizing Expert Revamped My Makeup Storage

I’m not the most organized when it comes to maintaining my collection (read: heaping mass) of beauty products. I’m that person who thinks they’ve run …

Minimalism

10 New Beauty Products I Tried and Loved Over the Past Month

As a market editor, I’m constantly testing products for upcoming stories. In any given month, I can have about 50 different products cross my desk. …

Skin Care

3 New Ways to Beef Up Thin Brows

Three ways to get fuller brows.<p>Good brows frame your face and make you appear more youthful. If you pencil yours in, you might be searching for …

The Only 5 Waterproof Eyeliners You'll Ever Need

Take it from me, the woman who cries at everything (and nothing).<p>Hi, my name's Chloe, and I'm the most watery-eyed human in the world (this is how I introduce myself on first dates, by the way). I have dry eyes, an allergy to the entire world, contact lenses that somehow always hurt, and an …

Makeup

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Self-help guru accused of branding women is charged with sex trafficking

An American self-help guru accused of presiding over a secretive society of female sex slaves branded with his initials has been arrested in Mexico after fleeing from New York state.<p>Keith Raniere, 57, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was returned to Texas on Monday, according to prosecutors, …

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Self-improvement

We Now Know When ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Will Take Place

One of the hardships on writing for a show with a young cast, like <i>Stranger Things</i>, is explaining why Eleven is four inches taller than the last time we saw her, for instance, or why Dustin’s voice is cracking every other word. The best way of getting around the nightmare that is puberty: time …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

The 14 Best Ways to Burn Fat Fast

Whether you’re looking to improve your overall health or simply slim down for summer, burning off excess fat can be quite challenging.<p>In addition to …

8 Anti-Inflammatory Crockpot Recipes You Should Make This Week To Lose Weight

Anti-inflammatory recipes help keep your gut healthy — and when your gut is healthy, your entire body benefits. Balancing the bacteria in your gut so …

10 Little Luxuries Under $10 You Can Order on Amazon

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more articles like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple.</i> …

19 Sleep-Inducing Drinks to Sip Before Bed

Whoever said, “you snooze, you lose” clearly never suffered from insomnia. From tossing and turning to waking up in the middle of the night, being …

Healthy Eating

This Beachbody Trainer Shares a Weightlifting Program For Beginners Looking to Lose Weight

For most women, strength training is the one thing we need to do more of. Cardio definitely has its benefits and it shouldn't be overlooked, but if you're trying to lose weight or just feel stronger in the gym, it's time to pick up those dumbbells and start a weightlifting program.<p>This can feel …

Everything You Need to Know About the National School Walkout

On Wednesday, March 14, thousands of students, teachers and administrators around the nation will walk out of their classrooms to both honor the victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and to draw more attention to gun violence in America. Here's what you need to know about the march, its …

Guns

Are magnetic lashes worth the hype? Here's what happened when I tried them

The fringe benefits may convince you.<p>False lashes can leave you in a sticky situation ... literally!<p>If you find yourself ripping out your own lashes or tugging at leftover goo two days later, then allow me to introduce you to the concept of magnetic lashes.<p>What makes magnetic lashes so appealing is …

5 Things Facebook Is Doing With Artificial Intelligence

The social network is using the technology for a host of futuristic applications.

Your Dog Knows How You Feel—Here’s How

A recent study reveals dogs are more intuitive than we thought.<p>Does it ever seem like your dog is in tune with your emotions? You may be on to something.<p>In new experiments, dogs showed signs of understanding whether a human or a dog was happy or mad based on facial expressions and vocalizations.<p>The …

Pets

7 New Thrilling Reads to Give You the Chills

After devouring thrilling hits like <i>The Girl on the Train</i> and <i>Gone Girl</i>, it’s hard to stop reaching for more heart-pounding novels. For those looking to fulfill their love affair for harrowing reads, we’ve compiled a list of the new unputdownable thrillers. Dim the lights and brew a pot of your …

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

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

The Concealer Jenna Dewan Tatum Doesn’t Leave the House Without

We recently met up with actress and host of NBC's <i>World of Dance</i>, Jenna Dewan Tatum, at an event hosted by Young Living essential oils (a brand Dewan …

The 5 Best Serums For Combination Skin

Supplementing your skin care routine with the right treatment-oriented products for your skin type is tough — especially when you're not sure what …

How to use acids in your beauty routine to make your skin look younger, smoother and brighter

An acid doesn't sound like the most friendly of ingredients, and you might be wondering why on earth you'd want to slather it on your face - but it …

5 Organic Drugstore Eye Creams That Will Give You Instant Results

There’s nothing worse than waking up with under-eye bags–literally, nothing. Whether they’re from staying up late to watch Netflix, genetics, stress …

5 Korean Beauty Products That Will Transform Your Skin

The outermost portion of our skin is generally made of 10 to 30 dead layers. Mine's at about -5 at the moment, because just before I sat down to …

This Woman’s Brow Tutorial Is Going Viral—and She Only Uses One Product

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>So many of us want to channel the bold brows we see on our Instagram feeds, but struggle with the best way …

This Brow Transformation Is So Dramatic, People Are Mistaking It for Microblading

When a Redditor named Bikinipiglet recently posted a rose-gold eye shadow look she created on the MakeupAddiction subreddit, more people were amazed by her brows than her seamlessly blended shimmery shadow. She later shared exactly how she transforms her thin, overplucked brows into full, sculpted …

Makeup