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This Wall Art Will Make Sure You Never Forget Your Beyoncé Moves

This is what we’ve been needing in our lives — an educational “Single Ladies” dance poster ($36). Thanks to the creative mind of Nour Tohme, the brains behind Draw Me a Song, now we can skip the gym and the leg lifts and stay home and learn to shake it like Beyoncé. It comes complete with all the …

Wall Art

​Get in Shape With This 11-Minute Fighter Pilots' Workout

It may be Canada's best-kept exercise secret: an 11-minute, no-equipment workout program designed to keep pilots and other Air Force members in top …

Exercise

Building the Perfect Hair Arsenal: From the Best Blow-Dryer to the Ultimate Shampoo

At the end of fashion month, we find ourselves reminiscing about the variety of hairstyles used to bring our favorite runway looks to life. While we try to decide which waves, ponytails, or chignons to attempt—the futuristic updos from Balenciaga and Prada are at the top of our list—a hair arsenal …

Do These 5 Moves to Lose Those Saddlebags

Exercise 1 Single-Leg Hip Raise<p>Begin on the floor, on your back, with your right knee bent and left leg resting straight on the floor. Keeping your left leg straight, raise it up to a 45-degree angle so that it is in line with your right thigh. Allow your arms to relax on the floor out from your …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

8 Foods That Decrease Inflammation and Help You Lose Weight

Because eating these foods is so much easier than counting calories<p>Chronic inflammation can throw off your hunger mechanism and metabolism-regulating hormones, spur insulin resistance, and even cause you to hang onto water weight, says nutritionist Alex Caspero, R.D. What's more, research published …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Use the 10% Rule to Ease Back Into Exercise After Injury

Trying to get back into exercise after an injury is tough. Your brain is telling you to go all in while your body tells you to hold off. To counter …

Exercise

6 Moves for Total-Body Toning

Exercise 1 Sumo Lunges to a Side Kick to a Squat Jump<p>These are great for shaping and toning your outer thighs, hamstrings, and butt. Start with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Lift your right leg from the knee and move it in a circular roundhouse <b>(B)</b>. Land out to the side, feet wider …

Workouts

8 Major Period Problems—Solved

Hellish period? Not anymore!<p>In a recent <i>Women's Health</i> poll, you divulged details of your menstrual miseries—and now we're offering solutions. It's time to take back "that time of the month."<p><b>"I cry at sappy commercials."</b> <i>—Carol-Ann N.</i><p>Drama alert! Some 20 to 30 percent of women are extra sensitive to …

A Beautiful Diet: The Whole Foods You Need to Look Your Best

To vitamin or not to vitamin: a query as old as The Flintstones. Do dietary supplements impart health and provide beauty benefits? Or are they just a …

Get Taylor Swift's Nautical Striped Dress for Just $58

Another day, another amazing look from Taylor Swift! She always looks perfectly polished, and her latest outfit is no exception. The country crooner …

Beauty Basics: How to Apply False Lashes

Have you ever spent hours in front of the mirror trying to apply fake eyelashes, only to end up with them sticking out at strange angles, …

Makeup

Make Your Hands, Feet, Butt, and Legs Look FLAWLESS—With Tips from 'Body Part' Models Who KNOW

<b>Take it outside.</b> "As kids growing up in California, we never watched TV. When the sun was out, we were too. I loved playing outside and running, and I try to keep that up in my day-to-day life now. I run long-distance, I'm a horseback rider, and I enjoy gardening, too. I love to keep my body going."<p>…

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

6 Brow Mistakes You're Probably Making

<b>You Wax or Thread Your Brows</b><br>Apparently, these methods are generally not right for your face. "Waxing and threading are a fantastic method for cleaning up body hair or chin hairs—but not brows," says Madron. "Waxing rounds your brows, which in turn can make your face appear older. As for threading, …

Makeup

10 Amazing Home Remedies You Can Find in Your Kitchen

You already know that consuming the right foods can boost your intake of minerals, vitamins, and nutrients. But there are a few out there that could …

Alternative Medicine

Fix Frizzy Hair -- From Curly to Straight

<b>Nate Bova</b><p>Bova is a hairstylist at the Warren-Tricomi salon in New York City. Half-Sicilian, half-black, she proudly rocks her "corkscrew curly" texture every single day. "I haven't blown out my hair in 10 years," she says. "I love to wear my curls with lots of volume."<p><b>Her frizz issue:</b> Natural …

The 4-Move Fat-Loss Workout That Will Destroy Your Gut

You can pick and choose what level you want to work at, too. For each movement, there are three progressions. The higher the level, the harder the move. Be smart, though: Choose a level that challenges you, but allows you to keep proper form throughout the entire movement.<p><b>Exercise 1</b><p><b>Pushup</b> …

Study: Exercise is the BIGGEST Heart Disease Risk Factor After 30

For the study, researchers in Australia wanted to determine how much certain risk factors contribute to women’s likelihood of getting heart disease over the course of their lives. To do so, they looked at the prevalence of the four major risk factors above, examining data from 40,000 participants …