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5 Meditation Tips for People Who Can’t Focus

Meditation is more than just a stress buster. New research shows it can help boost creativity; another review found it could reduce symptoms of …


The At-Home Facial That Unclogs Pores and Makes Skin Glow

But as nice as it feels to outsource all of our beauty needs, sadly, life’s indulgences—like regular facials—aren’t always easy to justify when we're super-busy. Plus, let's admit it: There's a lot of effort involved with constantly pressing mute on that tiny voice in our heads reminding us about …

Skin Care

12 Scary Facts Your Skin Can Reveal About Your Health

<b>Yellow Eyes</b><br>Eyes that turn a shade of yellow may be due to a condition known as scleral icterus, which could possibly indicate that your liver isn't functioning properly, says dermatologist Soheil Simzar, M.D.<p><b>Eye Bags and Puffiness</b><br>High-sodium foods and a diet rich in salt can promote water retention …

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7 Essential Strategies to Be SO MUCH BETTER at Falling Asleep Fast

For even better dimmed light, install a <b>Good Night bulb</b> ($70,, which eighty-sixes the blue-light wavelength that's considered most detrimental to sleep.<p><b>Nighttime Noshing</b><p><b>Banana:</b> The magnesium and potassium can relax your muscles. <b><br>Tart cherry juice:</b> This drink is full of melatonin, …


4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …

Bodyweight Exercise

7 Ways to Shower Smarter

<b>…And the Hot Water</b><br>You now know that soap can be majorly drying to your skin—but super-hot water exacerbates the effect even more, says Nussbaum. So as good as it might feel to crank up the water temp, you're actually better off sticking with lukewarm H2O.<p><b>Give Your Loofah Some TLC</b><br>Washcloths and …

Skin Care

Kendall Jenner Shares Her Favorite Beauty Products

Just days after Estée Lauder announced Kendall Jenner as their newest face, the beauty brand is back with more big news: Today, they're officially joining the shopping app Spring, a mobile marketplace that houses top fashion and beauty brands like Warby Parker, Proenza Schouler, Caudalie, and …


A New Vocabulary for American Towns

Three 21st-century words that are driving the nation's most dynamic municipalities<p>Here are three words, a verb, a noun, and an adjective, which have caught our ears as we’ve traveled around on our <i>American Futures</i> adventure. We couldn’t miss them. They are ubiquitous—and sometimes even invoked—when …

13 Hyper-Specific, Anxiety-Causing Social Media Moments Everyone Experiences

Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures<p>There's a lot of talk about "social media anxiety:" Basically, people get FOMO when they see some #coolparty they weren't invited to or post a photo and get a paltry number of likes in return. Soul-crushing, right? Right! And it's wrecking teenage girls' confidence in …

Social Media

A 5-Move Workout to Fire Up Your Muscles and Boost Your Metabolism

Exercise 1 Barbell Lunge Press<p>Hold a barbell with your hands shoulder-width distance apart and your feet under your hips <b>(A)</b>. Take a big step forward with your right foot, landing on the heel. Slowly lower your hips into a lunge, allowing both knees to bend. Simultaneously, press the bar over your …


Giveaway: Win A Whitmor 5-Tier Acrylic Beauty Organizer!

Beauty is a slippery slope, friends.<p>My makeup used to be able to be contained in a single bag. Now, it’s amassed into an amorphous blob on top of my …

20 Clever Life - Changing Clothing Organizer That You Must Try

We are all disorganized if we need more space but who doesn’t need it. We always think where to store and how should we organize all our stuff that …

Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40<p>Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.<p>Look around Hollywood these days and you might think you've entered a sci-fi movie …


Fake 8 Hours Of Sleep In 8 Minutes

When life gets in the way of solid snooze time, the first place it shows is on your dial for everybody to see. Want to avoid all that stress? It's important to know the best ways to trick everyone into thinking you switched off the lights well before those a.m. hours rolled around.<p>Ahead, we've …

Skin Care

So-called 'smart' drug impairs creative people - Futurity

The "smart" drug Modafinil, which supposedly boosts performance on tests, may actually have the opposite effect on intelligent, creative people.


The Beauty Breakthroughs We’re Most Thankful For

The Beauty Breakthroughs We’re Most Thankful For

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.


Debunking 9 Common Beauty Myths

The truth about that wild lipstick stat, sleep wrinkles and more<p><b>1) Hair grows back thicker, darker and faster when you shave it.</b><p><b>False:</b> "Shaving hair is just cutting the end, so it has no effect on root and therefore no effect on growth," says Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic …

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25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.


8 Beauty Products You Should Keep in Your Fridge

“There are actually a couple of great reasons as to why products should be stored in the refrigerator,” says New York City-based dermatologist Dendy Engelman, M.D. “The temperature is stable, so it doesn’t go through extreme heat or cold, which may affect the formulation or alter the consistency of …

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A Beginners' Guide for How to Lose Weight

• <b>Calories per day:</b> Losing weight is all about creating a calorie deficit. One pound equals 3,500 calories, which breaks down to 500 calories a day. Do a combo of exercise and cutting calories to reach 500, and you'll lose a pound a week. You can meet with a nutritionist or your doctor to find a more …


I Stopped Living to Eat and Lost Over 80 Pounds

My exercise routine was non-existent. If someone asked me to do something active, I would find an excuse not to go. I remember when I first moved to Colorado eight years ago, my friends and I signed up for a 5-K, and I couldn't finish it. I stopped to go to the bathroom and just decided I should go …


The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing

Meet "the Godfather of Neon" and wander through his florescent paradise.<p>Looking through pictures of neon church/graveyard God’s Own Junkyard, we don't think we've seen this many illuminated signs since the climactic forest-of-neon-lights-death-scene in Baz Luhrmann's <i>Romeo &Juliet.</i> However, instead …