Jan Shaw

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Chemical Exfoliation Is the Skin-Care Step Your Body Is Missing

If you’ve ever used salicylic acid for breakouts or a smoothing alpha-hydroxy facial peel, then you’re familiar with the concept of chemical …

Skin Care

5 things people get wrong about eating healthy

Shutterstock<p><b>Eating healthy doesn't mean you're restricted to only vegetables.</b>• <b><br>It's better to eat a well-balanced diet and enjoy everything you like in</b> …

Nutrition

You Can Lose Weight By Eating More, Study Shows — But Only the Right Kinds of Food

If you're wondering how to lose weight without dieting or eating less food, we have some good news for you: Recent research from the University of …

Nutrition

There's A Right & A Wrong Way To Use Hyaluronic Acid

When it comes to go-to ingredients for keeping skin hydrated, hyaluronic acid frequently gets the top spot on must-have lists. Often referred to as …

Skin Care

I Try Hundreds of Skincare Products a Month—These Are 19 I Always Recommend

With great power comes great responsibility, right? So while it's a veritable dream come true to get sent every new skincare product launch (I'm like …

Skin Care

I Cleared My Adult Acne & It Was Really Tough, But Here's How I Did It

In 2013, I truly believed that I'd conquered my adult acne. So confident was I in my victory that I wrote an entire article on the subject, …

Skin Care

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Weight Loss

I Waited 4 Months for This Japanese Skincare Product to Ship to Me and It's Changed My Life

Bye, wrinkles, dark spots, and blotchiness.<p>As a beauty editor, I have two responsibilities in life: answering every frantic midday text that reads, "Help, I'm at Sephora, what do I buy?!" and telling the world to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what. The problem is, though, that most …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

5 Desserts That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

The occasional yummy dessert, enjoyed in moderation, makes meals 100 times more delightful. But if you’re trying to lose weight or have healthy …

Dessert

The next big grain, Freekeh, is like quinoa on steroids

Make some room in your pantry, because the next, buzzy supergrain has arrived. The time has come to get your freekeh on.<b>First of all, how do you</b> …

The 5 Best Blood Sugar–Balancing Breakfasts To Avoid Hanger All Day Long

Early into my first hospital job, I used to wait to eat breakfast until after morning rounds. Um, yeah, that was a bad idea. Even when I tried to …

12 things you think are healthy — but can actually make you gain weight

Following a healthy diet and finding the proper workout are two ways to crush your fitness goals. But sometimes it seems like we just can't shed some of those pesky pounds. Despite our best intentions, seemingly small decisions we make might be at fault.<p>INSIDER spoke to Ilyse Schapiro, a certified …

The 8 Best Free Meal Planners to Help You Lose Weight

The key to your dieting success may be right at your fingertips! These are the most effective and easy-to-use online resources that take the …

I Changed My Diet For Perfect Skin

My skin and I haven't always been on great terms. It has pimpled, puffed, flaked, and fried countless times in the 25 years I've been around, and …

30 Easy Skincare Tips You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your diet soda might just be worse than a regular one.<p>There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for you than regular sugar. Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough …

Diabetes

How Your Mental Health Can Affect Your Digestion

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like it, visit shape.com.</i><p>It's pretty much accepted these days that in many cases, mental …

7 Things Dermatologists Would Never Put On Their Skin

"No self-respecting dermatologist would ever use a spray sunscreen."<p>If you’re dealing with skin-related issues, it makes sense to bring your woes to a dermatologist who can provide tips and guidance for taking care of your skin. But have you ever wondered what they do to protect their <i>own</i> …

Skin Care

30 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism for Summer

If you’re reading this, you’re probably seeking the quickest, most efficient ways to boost your metabolism before the summer solstice creeps in. …

This Ex-Glossier Rep Just Wrote the Ultimate Dupe Guide

View Gallery12 photos<p>1 / 12<p>Boy Brow vs. AOA Go Brow<p>According to Erin, the secret to Boy Brow's natural but durable effect is its waxy texture. AOA's …

Here's the Difference Between Retinol-Induced Skin Purging and a Breakout

Anyone who's ever been prescribed a topical treatment for a skincare concern has probably heard their derm utter the following cliche: "This will make things worse before it gets better." One common culprit is retinol, an ingredient that's beloved by many for its ability to treat everything from …

The Popular Sugar Substitute That's "Even Worse Than White Sugar"

Ever since sugar was outed as the root of far too many health evils (including obesity), millions have sought out all-natural alternatives to the …

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

How to Convince Your Body That It Needs Less Food

Getting fit and losing weight are not easy tasks when you feel perpetually hungry. The tricky part is, giving in and overeating will not only …

Nutrition

If You're Gaining Weight, These Snack Photos Could Explain Why

We feel you. Sometimes grabbing a couple of Oreos is quick and easy, and it satisfies your chocolate and cookie cravings. But if you're trying to lose weight, seeing these two snacks side by side offers a powerful visual of how snack choices can affect your goals.<p>For about 100 calories, you can get …

Nutrition

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

Nutrition

Is Hanacure the Closest Thing to the Fountain of Youth?

The pursuit of eternal youth has launched countless creams, serums, and elixirs, giving birth to an entire category of beauty dedicated to …

Skin Care

4 Secrets to Successful Weight Loss

If you look at the process of weight loss, it seems like a no-brainer, doesn't it? Eat less, exercise more and watch the pounds melt away. It's such …

Weight Loss