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How To: Easy Cat Eye with Benefit Cosmetics' New They're Real! Push-Up Liner

Easiest Galaxy Nails

Radiant Orchid Nails (using a toothpick!)

Watercolor Flower Nails

10 Answers to Your Biggest Fitness Questions

<b>Q: What are the biggest mistakes people make at the gym?</b><br>A: The biggest mistake people make at the gym is not understanding how to use the equipment. They perform exercises improperly and end up injuring themselves. So don't be afraid to ask a professional how to use the equipment! [And while you're …

15 Easy Ways to Beat Everyday Anxiety

Try these simple, do-anywhere tips to help manage stress<p>Technically, anxiety is apprehension over an upcoming event. We anticipate the future with …


Fight Burnout at Work With This Quick Yoga Routine

<i>By Sara Angle,</i> SELF<p>I sit at a desk <i>ALLLL</i> day, as do most of my colleagues (we're not at the gym all day, swear.) And what better way to stretch it out than with a few yoga poses? (We have staffers who swear by it for morning efficiency.) So needless to say I was excited when I learned about a new …


10-Minute Yoga for Stress Relief

If you are feeling overwhelmed by an endless to-do list, constant emails filling your inbox, or just generally stressed out, consider a 10-minute yoga break instead of a 10-minute coffee break. These four simple and effective yoga postures and deep breathing will help you feel calm, relaxed, and …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …


Total Beauty

5 Signs That Your Body Is Starving For Vitamins

"With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin-deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due to digestive issues," says Dr. Susan Blum, the founder of the Blum Center for Health and the author of the new book The Immune System …


Eat These Immunity-Boosting Foods

This season, win the fight against germs by supercharging your natural defenses.<p>Most of us already know the basics when it comes to warding off a wintertime cold or flu—from excessive hand washing to loading up on vitamin C and getting plenty of rest, as well as keeping stress at bay. However, …

Cold Busters: Spa-Inspired Ways To Kill A Cold Fast

Nothing can make you feel oh-so-right quite like a spa visit, but what about one that also cures what ails you? Allison Tray at Tres Belle Petite …

Alternative Medicine

Apartment Therapy

10 Best: fitness apps

The very best fitness apps do make it easier to channel that inner motivation, so we picked our top ten to make your new year, new body resolutions that much more achievable<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 03 January 2014<p>"This is just so simple to use, which makes it my favourite app for running," explains celebrity …


5 Unique Wall Treatments from the 2013 Designer Visions Apartment

Styles found at the Designers Visions Apartment.<p>This year's apartment, designed by Jamie Drake features unique wall treatments created by America Painting's Jonathan Kutzin.

Interior Design

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating


Through a photo I found on Pinterest I came across this article in the New York Times about Taroudant, a small town at the foothills of the Atlas …

Weekend Relaxation: How to Quickly Carve Out a Quiet Space

(Image credit: Laure Joliet)<p>Been looking for a better place to meditate? A quick space you can relax in? A place to grab even a moment of quiet? You …


5 Bathrooms With Subway Tile That All Feel Wildly Different

It's a classic for a reason, but these spaces all still feel unique.<p><b>1. With walls tiled from floor to ceiling in beveled-edge subway tile, this space feels like a spa.</b> Tour the Kansas City home by David Jimenez<p><b>2. Shower fixtures arranged in a vertical line are a modern contrast against a</b> …

Interior Design

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Interior Design

Unexpected Color Combos That Actually Work

Outrageous palettes that aren't for the color-shy.<p>Who said that you can't pair pink with red? Or that purple and orange could look so good? These unique room color schemes and paint ideas aren't for the color-shy, but they sure do make a bold statement.

Juice Your Way … to A Better Mood!

Well, today sucks. You woke up late and the lightbulb in your bathroom went out and it was raining and you missed your bus and forgot your umbrella …

Get Rid of Flaky Skin for Good

During winter, you want to feel snowflakes, not skin flakes! Unfortunately, chilly weather dries the outer layers of your skin, making your …

5 Steps to Glowy Skin (Yes, Even in the Winter)

<b>Get a Believable Bronze</b><br>Ditch dark self-tanning products and gel formulas for a gradual self-tanner lotion—like <b>St. Tropez Gradual Tan Plus Firming 4 in 1 Body Lotion</b> ($40,—which can make your complexion one to two shades darker after each use, says Sophie Evans, a St. Tropez …

How to Wash Your Face: 10 Face-Washing Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes<p>Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, …

Benefits of Wine

7 Reasons You Should Definitely Have A Glass of Wine<p>Go ahead and grab your corkscrew<p>Wine may feel like an indulgence, but there are plenty of legitimate health reasons to justify your vino habit (provided you drink it in moderation, of course). Here, seven reasons you should pour yourself a glass. …