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The best apps to help make your New Year’s resolutions come true

As the clock ticks down to 2018, many folks’ minds turn to the question of New Year’s resolutions, and all the ways that we’re going to better ourselves over the next twelve months.<p>Well, look no further than this list when it comes to the apps that will assist you on your quest. Whatever your goal, …

Apps

25 of the Top-Selling Beauty Products on Amazon in 2017

Shopping on Amazon can either be really seamless or hella frustrating. Generally, it's easier to head to the site with a list in mind, rather than sifting through hundreds of pages and even more reviews. The retailer's beauty section, however, is a much different story. Few reviews are as detailed …

Skin Care

Twinkling Stars Skirt (Assembly Instructions) from ThinkGeek

JoJo Fletcher On How Jordan Rodgers Picked The Perfect Engagement Ring

JoJo Fletcher is getting married! As <i>The Bachelorette</i> contestant and her beau, Jordan Rodgers, gear up for what's sure to be a wedding spectacular to …

Should You Heat It or Ice It?

The right way to ease your aches.<p><i>This article was written by Cindy Kuzma and repurposed with permission from Prevention.</i><p>Like tea or yoga, pain relief comes in more than one temperature. You reach for a bag of frozen peas from the freezer if you twist your ankle. You might even take a clue from your …

The Treadmill Trick We Can't Believe We Didn't Know About

Turns out, you don't have to hit the speed arrow keys again (and again...and again) every time you want to go faster or slower when you're running …

Exercise

7 ways to lose weight when you’re over 60

For many of us, life gets better—easier, even—as we get older. We get more comfortable and confident in our own skin. We weed out what doesn't work for us and invite more of what does work into our lives. There's a certain clarity that inspires us not to sweat the small stuff so much and to keep …

Dotted mandala stones reveal artist's vibrant life

For some, creating art and practicing meditation are one and the same.<p>Elspeth Mclean, an Australian artist living in Canada, hand-paints mandala …

See Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary, Edith, and More Looking Modern and Mega-Glam at Wrap Party

Downton Abbey’s final season premieres in the U.S. on January 3.<p>While <i>Downton Abbey</i>’s <b>Maggie Smith</b> was presumably off somewhere quiet resting, the rest of the period drama’s cast recently convened at London’s Ivy to celebrate the end of the series filming. (<i>Sob.</i>) With champagne in hand, the actors …

10 Ways You're Dyeing Your Hair Wrong

These tips will save you from color remorse.<p>Hating your hair is a terrible and universal experience. It's bound to happen at last once in your life that you get a haircut that makes you cry or highlights that make your skin look a tinge green.<p>This happened recently to Cosmopolitan.com editor …

Disney Cruise Line’s Summertime Freeze Recipe: Sven’s Carrot Delight

Do you love carrots as much as Sven does? Then you’ll definitely want to try the drink recipe I’m sharing today!<p>Sven’s Carrot Delight is one of our …

The New Clear Polish That Melts Smudges: Your Chipped-Nail Situation, Solved

I’m not one for <i>actual</i> manicures. If I do get one for the everyday work week, it’s a clean-up type of job, with snipped cuticles and a file-down. If I’m feeling stellar, maybe I’ll opt for a buff. Either way, I hate the idea of polish—or rather, the process behind polish. I don’t want to fall asleep …

There's A Drugstore Face Wipe For Everything

Here’s a list of things that will wreak havoc on your skin: working out with makeup on, leaving sweat on your skin for hours after said workout, …

Your Friends Will Never Believe You Made This Gorg Wind Chime for $20

Nothing quite sets the mood for a leisurely summer afternoon than the sweet, delicate sound of a wind chime. In pursuit of perfecting our own tranquil outdoor space, we drew inspiration from these gorgeous designer aura chimes from L & G Studio. We love their modern take and use of mixed materials, …

Crafting

Apple is offering more money than ever before for trading in old iPhones

With new iPhones poised to launch in just a few months, Apple today increased the amount of store credit consumers receive when they trade in their …

Apple

Another Reason To Skip Sport And Weight Loss Supplements - Consumer Reports

While the FDA recently sent warning letters to five companies about products that contain BMPEA, Pieter Cohen, M.D., a Harvard researcher who wrote …

Do you have to pay estate and inheritance tax to your state

The chart below lists the estate and inheritance taxes levied by the states that impose them. Bear in mind that state laws on these matters change …

A Healthy Diet Includes Guilt-Free Indulgences

Release yourself from all judgment, guilt and shame around your choices. You consciously made the decision to indulge your cravings and desires... so enjoy it.<p>Go ahead and indulge. You heard me right...eat the donut. Or, the side of fries. Or, the slice of pizza.<p>Why?<p>Because it's part of a healthy …

Self-Reflection

11 Reasons You're Always Hungry

<i>By Esther Crain</i><p>It's one thing to notice an uptick in appetite if you've been training hard at the gym, or if you're pregnant or PMS-ing. But when you always feel like a bottomless pit for no obvious reason, then something's definitely up. "Hunger is the physiological need for calories, water and …

Carbohydrates

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Does It Help You When You're 'Hangry'?

I'm embarking on a quest, a mission, a journey. I'm going on a worldwide (okay, nationwide) search for something. Sorta like Kerouac, in search of himself, or America, but not. That's not what I'm doing, I don't need to find me, I'm right here, in Brooklyn.<p>It's the thing that I hope will solve most …

How Your Feelings Could Be Sabotaging Your Healthy Diet

By: Cari Nierenberg<p>Published: May 12, 2015 06:23am ET on LiveScience.<p>One reason why dieting is hard is that people make plans to change what they eat based on what they think, rather than how they feel, a new study suggests.<p>The researchers found that people in the study generally made plans to diet …

Research

3 Lies That Are Sabotaging Your Weight-Loss

So THAT'S why the scale won't budge.<p>If you've tried every diet trick in every diet book and fat still clings to you like white on rice, it's easy to think you're just not meant for skinny jeans. But like a lot of "slimming" food, weight-loss advice isn't always fit for consumption. A recent study …

Weight Loss

10 Must Have Apple Watch Apps for Launch Day

The first wave of Apple Watches will start arriving this Friday, April 24. You'll need some apps to show off just how cool your brand new smartwatch …

Laundry List: How to Keep Your Whites White Without Chemicals

The minute spring and summer hit, the whites in my closet are put on heavy rotation. White jeans, white T-shirts, and crisp, white button-downs are …

Cleaning

5 simple internet safety tips from one of Google's information security engineers

Before Google hired him as its very first, full-time security engineer for its Chrome browser back in 2009, he'd already had experience working for IBM, the NSA, and the US Marine Corps.<p>As one of Google's tech lead managers for Chrome, he's now responsible for making sure the browser stays secure …

Ready for Action: The 9 Best Energy Bars

In days of yore, energy bars were flat, grotesque masses of protein and carbohydrates cooked up in some laboratory by a cackling scientist with no …

Sugru | Moldable Glue

Sugru is the handyman´s new helper. It´s a silicone based material, developed by an Irish team of product designers, and its uses are endless! On …

This Lip Balm Changed My Life (OK, Lips)

OK, so the headline might be a teensy bit hyperbolic, but hear me out: I am someone who suffers from perpetually chapped lips. I use a sugar scrub at night several times a week. I reapply petroleum-free lip balm throughout the day, and I sleep with a humidifier on full blast. But nothing ever …

Fitness Pro app review: get access to hundreds of physical exercises

Introduction<p>One of the best ways of living a healthy lifestyle is by taking part in regular physical exercise. Fitness Pro is incredible application …