Jane Patterson

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The 12 Best Hairstyling Products for Curly, Straight, Fine, and Natural Textures

It doesn’t take long to know if you are impressed or underwhelmed by a hairstyling product. One spritz of a dry shampoo or texturizing spray and you …

Hair

The secret to a blueberry pie that will not weep

I think I’d made a three-tier wedding cake before I faced down my fear of pie.<p>Back then, just the idea of pie crust — actually, the idea of anything that required a rolling pin — was enough to chase me from the kitchen. Had there been a pie therapist in town, I might have signed up for sessions. …

Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake

<b>Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake</b> a classic Southern favorite made with a very popular soda. Moist, rich chocolate, perfectly textured, and easy to prepare, …

How to Hack Whole Foods

By: Lee Breslouer<p>If you're one of those people who complains that Whole Foods is too expensive... you are probably a lot of fun at group dinners. But also, you're doing it wrong! You don't have to spend a whole lot of money to get a ton of great food, as there are plenty of ways to maximize your …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

8 Easy Ways to Lose a Pound a Week

Brilliant food swaps that won't sacrifice flavor—or leave you starving.<p>Lets do the math: To lose one pound in seven days, you need to subtract about 3,500 calories. The safest, most hunger-free way to do this is to spread it out over the course of a week, deleting approximately 500 calories a day. …

For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won't Do

Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider, which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts.<p>A "rider" is the set of unusual contractual demands that some pop stars make of their hosts when they're on …

Jack White

The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Lose belly fat: Use this abs workout to get strong core muscles and sexy, flat abs in no time<p><b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so …

5 Reasons You Should Start Eating Chia Seeds Now

At just 129 calories and less than 9 grams of fat alongside a whopping 11 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein per ounce, chia seeds can stabilize …

5 Raw Foods You Should Be Eating For Prettier Skin

Many foods promote skin health. Some are at their most beneficial when eaten raw:<p><b>Kale and Spinach</b><br>Kale and spinach help keep skin firm because they contain phytonutrients that provide extra protection from sun damage. Spinach is especially good because it's loaded with the nutrients beta-carotene …

22 Beauty Products That Are Good To The Last Drop

I asked the women of BuzzFeed what beauty products they use over and over again. Here are your new staples.

8 Most Effective Exercises For Weight Loss

Doing these moves regularly can help you achieve your goal.<p>When you're working out several times a week to get fit and lose weight, you want a routine that offers maximum results in the minimum amount of time. Exercise scientists have been hard at work on this particular issue, and now years of …

5 smart beauty products to get gorgeous skin at home

We think it's fair to say that every single woman wants to have beautiful skin, and some will go to great lengths to obtain it. And while you can …

Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar and chicken in …

White Chicken Chili

5 stars based on 184 votes<p>I have tried countless recipes for White Chicken Chili over the years, from this popular “dump it all in a pot” recipe to …

Flourless Dessert Recipes No One Can Resist

In this day and age, cooking and baking for a crowd can be hard. Allergies and dietary restrictions coupled with the current healthy food trends make …

Eat plenty of FAT and exercise for just 12 minutes a day, new book claims 

Want to lose 10lb in 2 weeks and never feel hungry? Eat plenty of FAT and exercise for just 12 minutes a day, new book claims<p><b>The High Fat Diet</b> …

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Healthy Eating

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

12 Foods Nutritionists Say You Should Splurge On

We're all pinching pennies at the grocery store these days, but sometimes the cheapest items available might not be the healthiest. So where should …

Nutrition

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

Have You Tried a Teatox? These Teas Help Cut the Bloat

Here we are, just eight days away from Thanksgiving—the holiday that has become synonymous with gorging ourselves (to the tune of 3,000 to 4,500 calories per meal, in some cases!).<p>In the interest of avoiding overeating, you may be thinking of doing a "detox" or even a trendy "teatox" this …