Julia Chen

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This New Dark Spot Treatment Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Need help getting rid of those pesky dark spots? There are plenty of products that claim to erase dark spots and help brighten the skin, but most …

Skin Care

Psychologists Reveal The Easiest Hacks For Overthinkers To Try When They're Spiraling

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

3 Natural Ways to Combat Thinning Hair

If you've been wondering about how to regrow thinning hair, the root of the problem may be your scalp. “Heat and humidity affect the health of the …

Hair Care

25 Solo Getaways Every Woman Should Take in Her Life

You've earned it!<p>Going on vacation always sounds like a dream, but it's a <i>lot</i> of work. That's why you should ditch the schedule Tetris and head out on a solo trip instead. You can do whatever you want, whenever you want, without having to please anyone. The hardest part: figuring out where to go. …

Paddleboarding

Target Just Launched a Bunch of Exciting New Products

Is there even such a thing as walking into Target for just one item? Not in our world. Especially when you peruse the shiny new products in the …

Skin Care

9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness” — that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, …

Happiness

Olaplex Hair Treatment - Everything You Need To Know About The Hair-Saving Miracle Worker

Haven't heard of Olaplex yet? It's hair TLC on a whole other level...<p>We all know that colouring your hair causes it to become dry and frizzy and generally just the worst. But now there's an in-salon treatment that can totally fix this.<p>It's called Olaplex.<p>So What Is Olaplex?<p>Formulated by a team of …

I Tried An At-Home Peel & My Dead Skin Came Off In Satisfying Chunks

Every single time I get a facial, no matter where I go, the aesthetician asks me if I exfoliate — without fail. I do! I use an exfoliating cleanser …

How To Deal With Seasonal Shedding — A Hair Expert Explains

As a celebrity hairstylist, one of the biggest topics I hear about when I style hair this time of year is hair loss and shedding. I have my own …

20 Subtle Signs You Give Off Negative Energy

While you shouldn't become too hung up on what others think, it never hurts to evaluate the kind of energy you might be giving off, and adjust your …

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

Middle Age

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

‘I Was Living An Awesome Life—But I Had No Purpose’

“I kept looking at accomplishments, aiming for the next one.”<p>If you had asked me to describe my life five years ago, I would have cited a trifecta like "driven, full, and fun." I was 30, working a cool job, and moonlighting as a young-adult novelist. Not to mention training for a marathon, raising …

Ikigai

7 Life-Changing Skincare Tips I Learned While Living in India

Clear, healthy, radiant skin is something to be desired — but it isn't always easily achieved. After years of ups and downs with hormonal acne, dietary breakouts, and always-frustrating stress spots, living in India has changed my skin for the better by helping me to understand how to heal from the …

Skin Care

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

I Have Tried Hundreds of Beauty Products, and This Is the Only 1 That Truly Gives Me a Glow

If you opened my bathroom cabinet, you'd easily be able to find the link between all my products: they should, in theory, give me a glow that could rival Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's. But, you see, that's the problem. While the theory sounds great, the reality generally is disappointing, and I …

Skin Care

How To Lose Weight Fast and Easy With Brian Flatt's Weight Loss Plan The 3 Week Diet Program

SAN DIEGO, April 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dieters frustrated with typical diets that either don’t work or that produce minimal weight loss now have another choice — a revolutionary program that guarantees weight loss of 12-23 pounds in just three weeks.<p>How To Lose Weight Fast and Easy With …

Fitness

10 Organic Perfumes Byrdie Editors Love (and You Will Too)

What's not to love about perfumes? They smell like a big hug, and science says they have the ability to lift your mood. The thing is, when it comes …

Padma Lakshmi's Holistic Indian Skincare Secrets Are Too Good Not to Share

By the time Padma Lakshmi swings by the Byrdie studio to film a series of videos about her beauty routine (and new MAC makeup collection), I already …

9 Amazing Oils for Fine Hair Types That Won't Make Your Strands Fall Flat

For people with thick and coarse hair types, oils are often a godsend, aiding in taming flyaways and adding back much-needed moisture to dehydrated strands. On the flip side, however, people with baby-fine hair have to be extra careful when it comes to using oils, as they're notorious for weighing …

I Always Get Compliments on My Skin—These Are the 10 Products I Use Every Day

I'm certainly not a Type A person—not by a long shot. My vintage '70s bedroom chair barely sees the light of day, consistently draped in whatever …

10 Best Setting Powders

Powder may not be the most exciting beauty product in the average make-up bag, but for many it's a true essential. Whether you rely upon your powder …

Makeup

What Persian and Indian Women Know About Good Hair That We Don't

Impossibly glossy, long, lustrous, and unequivocally healthy-looking… We've yearned to know the deepest, juiciest secrets behind the gorgeous strands …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

MAC's New Foundation Is Basically An Instagram Filter For Your Skin

Alicia Keys, I want to personally thank you for your decision to stop wearing makeup.<p>Although there has been a ton of speculation out there about …

Amazon Has A 'Free' Sample Section Now, And We're Loving It

It goes without saying that Amazon is the online shopping mecca. You can find pretty much anything you could possibly be looking for, sometimes …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

The key to Leonardo da Vinci's genius is a practice that anyone can learn

In late 2017, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, one of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings, sold for $450.3 million.<p>For a child born out of wedlock in the 15th century, that's quite an accomplishment. And yet, many would argue that this isn't even close to being his greatest contribution to humanity.<p>When the word</i> …

Creativity

I Washed My Face With Olive Oil For 2 Weeks—Here’s What Happened

There aren’t a lot of well-kept Hollywood beauty secrets left in the world, which is why I immediately turned on my iPhone recorder when I was on a …