Erica Rodriguez

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The Food Swaps I Made to Lose Over 90 Pounds and Feel Healthier Than Ever

<b>The Lifestyle</b><br>Most of my adult life, I've weighed somewhere around 170 pounds. For someone who is 5'9", that's not the ideal weight, but I felt okay about myself. For the most part, I was eating things like cheeseburgers, fries, pizza, and pasta in Alfredo sauce, and I didn't really think about what …

Teens and anxiety: What can we do?

For high school seniors, these are the worst of times. They’re running to their mailboxes daily, hoping to find a “fat envelope” inside that tells them they’ve been accepted to the college of their choice – and simultaneously dreading that they’ll find a thin envelope instead, one that contains a …

5 Habits People Who Successfully Lose Weight Have in Common

<b>They Track Their Food Consistently</b><br>…And you don't even have to do it for very long to see results: According to MyFitnessPal data, 88 percent of users who log their meals for seven days lose weight. "A lot of times we eat even without even realizing it," says Penner. "[Logging] just kind of brings …

Temporary Boob Jobs Now Exist—Here's What You Need to Know

We got the scoop on the procedure—from what's used to make your boobs bigger to how risky it might be.<p>InstaBreast is a minimally invasive procedure that takes around 15 to 20 minutes, during which a saline solution is injected directly into the breasts to immediately create bigger boobs that last …

The 50 Hottest Sex Tips All Women Wish You Knew

If you want to meet more women, spice up your sex life, and be the best lover your girlfriend or wife has ever had, you must read this list<p>Over the years, we’ve surveyed tens of thousands of women about their wants, needs, desires, and wishes—in bed and out. And they’ve eagerly answered our …

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9 Things Some Men Are Too Afraid to Ask For in Bed

"Dominate me! Having to ask kind of defeats the purpose." —<i>Dean</i>, 27<p>"Group sex is something I think would be a crazy experience, but there's never been a partner who I would ask for that. It would take a lot of alcohol to admit." —<i>Daniel</i>, 24<p>"I wish I could just ask for a blowjob sometimes without …

5 Stylish Boot and Coat Combos: Meet Your Match for Under $100

Alas, it's that time of year again, when we must accept the inevitable and gear up for the change in season. To soften the blow of the temperature drop, try pairing an eye-catching coat with matching boots. (We promise it's an instant mood-booster.) Whether the dashing duos come in leopard print, …

Babylights: Everything You Need to Know About the Hottest New Hair Color Trend

Move over, ombre---the hottest new hair color trend is taking the au naturel route! Babylights, or natural-looking highlights that mimic the …

Want a Body Like Jennifer Aniston's? Here's Her Workout, Straight from Her Trainer

There's no denying that Jennifer Aniston has one of the best physiques in the biz. The secret to her shape? The 45-year-old actress has been working …

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

How I Overcame My Chronic Anxiety Disorder

With or without drugs, battling anxiety can be nerve-racking.<p>Suffering from anxiety is so common now (or at least openly discussed) that I don't feel a hint of embarrassment when it comes to talking about it, whether it's with friends, strangers or our BAZAAR.com readers. Who doesn't feel anxious …

Facial Cleansers Our Editors Swear By (PHOTOS)

Between germy cell phones, greasy hands and grimy sunglasses, our faces come in contact with quite a lot of filth. So we count on facial cleansers to get rid of the gunk.<p>Finding the best facial cleanser isn't as easy as strolling the skincare aisle of your local drugstore. Sometimes it takes …

Why Sex Can Make You Look Younger... And Even Hotter

When we complain to our dermatologists about having dull complexions or suffering from adult acne, the last thing we expect them to prescribe is sex. But it turns out getting "busy" has benefits beyond the bedroom (or wherever you choose to get it in).<p>Dr. David Weeks, a British consultant clinical …

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …

5 Best Money-Saving Fashion Apps for Frugalistas

Even the most baller fashionistas can benefit from saving a little cash to put right back into their next swagalicious purchase. In honor of #FOMO (fear of missing out), check out these awesome pocket-friendly apps for the lowdown on the latest fashion steals and deals. Your closet and your bank …

Ashley Olsen's Style: 27 Reasons We're Obsessed With The Designer (PHOTOS)

To say that Ashley Olsen is a trendsetter would be like saying the cast of "Magic Mike" is good-looking (some things are just obvious). Though Miss Olsen started in the spotlight with her twin sister, Mary-Kate, while they were both in diapers, she has forged her own unique sartorial path over the …

53 Swimsuits That'll Make You Look 10 Pounds Thinner

Bring on the sun, sand, and sizzling hot weather: It's swimsuit season! From waist-whittling one-pieces to fringe bikinis that add oomph, we've found 53 incredibly chic bathing...

Is this the secret to the perfect-fitting bra?

Are you sitting comfortably? If not, is it because you are part of the estimated 80% of women who are suffering from that scourge of modern times, …

Best Beauty Books: The 5 Titles You Need To Read If You Want To Work In The Industry (PHOTOS)

It seems as though there are hundreds of great books about style and breaking into the fashion industry -- but what about beauty?<p>If you're as obsessed with makeup, hair and nails as we are, chances are you've noticed the lack of good reads on the subject. Thankfully, we've scoured the Internet (and …

Strip Down for Summer: The Minimalist Approach to Makeup

If you have any doubt that minimal makeup is the look for the northern hemisphere summer 2013, take a look at Gisele on the cover of this month's Vogue Brazil. Sporting a healthy glow and very little else, she exemplifies the free-spirited beauty many women aim to channel when the mercury rises. …

Summer Hair Issues

It can be a bit alarming to experience an adverse change in the texture of ones hair. There could be one or several elements to take into account, the weather being a substantial factor. With warmer temperatures and higher humidity levels, there are a few problems that can arise: dryness, split …

Cosmetics n' Chaos: 10 Things That'll Keep You Fresh During Summer Music Fests

Anyone who has been to a music festival knows that it involves a whole lotta bodies, sweat and, if you're lucky, public urination. And at The Governor's Ball in New York last weekend you can add rain to the list. Translation: mud and flooded port-o-potties. I have never been so muddy in my life, …

Three lipsticks that really last

<b>M:</b> E, you know I favour bright lipsticks. Even more so now that I go swing dancing 15 times a week. The bright lip. It is essential.<p><b>E:</b> As essential …

5 Ponytails to Wear Now

We round up the latest ways to pull together this look<p>From high-and-mighty to tastefully teased, this tried-and-true hairstyle found itself revamped and recharged on the fall 2013 runways. Here, we round up the latest ways to pull together this look.

The £5 body firming cream that really works on cellulite

<b>M:</b> Today I want to talk about Jergens body cream.<p><b>E:</b> Who is Jergens and why do you have his body cream? He sounds like a Danish exchange student. I …

Kate Upton And Maksim Chmerkovskiy Dating?

Was Kate Upton's 21st birthday present a boyfriend? The rumor mill would have us believing so, as Upton has been linked to dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.<p>Us Weekly reports that "multiple insiders" have confirmed Upton and Chmerkovskiy's couple status, one saying, "They were set up through friends. They …

Adriana Lima Hasn't Changed A Bit In The Last Decade (PHOTOS)

It seems as though models are privy to a few secrets that us mere mortals aren't. Their skin is always slightly more luminescent, their hair thicker and their nails healthier. And if there's one model who possesses all these traits (and more), it's Adriana Lima.<p>The Brazilian bombshell first stormed …

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Current Obsessions: The Spring Collection<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Design<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Current …

Models' Cotton Balls Diet: Bria Murphy Describes Unhealthy Model Habit

Here we go again. Another model has revealed to the mainstream media that some models, in an effort to stay thin, eat cotton balls.<p>The latest revelation comes from Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy's 23-year-old daughter who models for beauty brand Dark & Lovely and has posed for magazines like Maxim. …