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I spent $150 a month renting clothes, and now I'm never going back to fast fashion

Six-year-old fashion startup Rent the Runway is behind Unlimited, which charges customers $139 per month to get three dresses, sweaters, handbags, or coats at a time. Before tax, that's around $1,700 a year.<p>The idea is to create a "closet in the cloud," according to Brooke Hartmann, senior vice …

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How to Lose Weight: The Key to Weight Loss, Dieting Most Women Overlook

Quick: What's the biggest barrier to weight loss? If you cited a lack of exercise or an unhealthy diet, you're not alone. You're also wrong. A recent national survey of more than 1,000 people found that 31 percent of Americans think not exercising is the biggest hindrance to slimming down. …

The Complete Guide to Where to Put Your Eye Makeup

Finally, an easy way to decode those complicated tutorials.<p>Eyeliner, eye shadow, blending brushes — oh my! Learning to use eye makeup is no easy task, even for seasoned beauty buffs. If you have a tough time decoding all those tricky makeup tutorials, I have an easy guide to each part of the eye so …

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

I thought bariatric surgery would solve all my problems; 180 pounds later, I realized I was wrong<p>Eight years ago, tipping the scale at 314 pounds, I decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. A skilled bariatric surgical team spent a morning in May of 2007 shrinking my stomach to the size of a …

16 New IKEA Hacks You Haven’t Seen Yet

Budgeting and holidays are never good together (seriously, can those two just break up already?) So if you’re trying to revamp your interiors without spending too much money this winter, IKEA is definitely the best place to start. Whether you need extra storage or are just looking for some easy DIY …

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you could follow.<p>"You have to eat a protein-rich diet."<p>"High-intensity interval training is the key."<p>"Lift heavier weights -- it will boost your metabolism."<p>We …

5 Joint-Friendly Foods and 5 That May Hurt Them

Knee pain while climbing stairs is often the first sign of osteoarthritis (OA), according to a 2015 University of Leeds study. Your MD may prescribe …

Pretty Much the Best Chocolate Cake Ever

We're a family that loves to double down on chocolate.<p>For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point by reading MBA, I have a little bit of a multi-tasking problem.<p>My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another …

Why Balayage Hair-Color Makeovers Are Trending on Instagram Right Now

Balayage—the highlighting process in which a colorist hand-paints or "sweeps" (that's the literal translation of the word) color through small sections of hair—is nothing new. But it's having a major moment right now. Perhaps that's because when fall rolls around, people start flocking to the …

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

<i>By Paige Greenfield, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo by: Getty Images)</i><p>James O'Keefe, 58, is a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, MO. A self-proclaimed "exercise enthusiast," O'Keefe says there was a time -- decades, in fact -- when he would routinely spend two to three …

The 10 best foods for brain health

You can keep your body nearly immortal with exercise and your skin looking youthful with good practices and products, but how about defying the age …

Wellness

The Four Best Productivity Tricks I Learned At Google

A two-year tenure at Google gave a team of people the productivity skills to start their own venture.<p>When Google acquired the online photo editor Picnik in 2010, CMO Lisa Conquergood and the rest of the Picnik team went, too. They worked on the site until Google narrowed its focus and closed Picnik …

Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …

Micellar Water as Face Wash: Does It Work? And 3 of Our Favorites

I've been on a mission to overhaul my skin care routine. It started out intense with scrubs, peels, and laser treatments, but now in skin rehab, I've put the brakes on harsh ingredients and products in exchange for gentler ones. And you know what? My skin has been really happy about it.<p>That's why I …

How People Successfully Lose Weight

In my 20 years of writing, discussing, and counseling people on weight loss, I have pondered, why are some people successful in losing weight and others are not?<p>My friend Jerry Redden, a former Sierra Club guide who now takes people into the wilderness on his own, said to me recently, "In America …

Coconut and Chocolate Pie for Two

The phrase "easy as pie" was probably invented while this pie was being made. You need only a handful of ingredients! Bonus: This pie is gluten-free. While I normally run from desserts that lack gluten, this pie kept me coming back, forkful after forkful. You’re going to love this one!<p>Coconut and …

Baking

Learn the Workout That Got Khloé Kardashian Her 'Revenge Body'

Exercise 1 Single-Dumbbell Clean and Press<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and a dumbbell between your feet on the floor. Push your hips back as you squat to grab the dumbbell with your right hand, arm fully extended <b>(A)</b>. In one smooth movement, pull the dumbbell up and "catch" it at …

9 Ways to Have Better Skin Without Wearing Any Makeup

Amy Wechsler, M.D., tells you how it's done.<p><b>1. Slough away dead cells to reveal softer, more luminous skin.</b> Even if you already use a physical exfoliator (a formula boasting scrubbing beads to buff your complexion), adding a chemical exfoliator to your regimen will make a big difference in the look …

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18 Ways To Stay Motivated To Exercise And Lose Weight

Exercise doesn’t always go as planned. There will be days (and maybe even weeks) when you simply don’t want to do anything.<p>This is true even for …

Finally, Shoes That Really *Won’t* Hurt Your Feet

Yes, you read the title right. There IS such a thing as comfortable heels that you can wear all day, every day with no pain. Sounds too good to be true, right? Nope — just ask Taryn Rose shoes. This comfortable shoe line was founded by Dr. Taryn Rose, an orthopedic surgeon and shoe designer who is …

The Easy Steps That Helped Me Lose More Than 175 Pounds

When I got to college, I weighed about 300 pounds and <i>then</i> put on the freshman 15—times two. I think the reason I gained so much is that I just kept up my unhealthy habits, didn't exercise, and ate like a college kid. I don't think I had one vegetable while I was there.<p>After college, I started …

How to travel in luxury without spending a fortune

But with a little research and planning, a vacation filled with private jets and luxury accommodations doesn't have to be a far-fetched fantasy.<p>If you'd like to vacation like a millionaire without refinancing your mortgage or sabotaging your credit score, try these seven travel tips to add a little …

Weight Loss : Best Foods That Keep You Slim.

Being on a diet doesn't have to mean being hangry. The key? Tasty eats (like popcorn!) that are shown to stave off hunger. "Certain foods have just …

Want to stay at a luxury hotel? Two websites give you all the insider tips on getting the best deal

These websites may change the way you book your next luxury hotel. Far from the crowd-sourcing crowd, Mr & Mrs Smith and TLSelectHotels.com do their own vetting of hotels they list at good rates, and offer travelers some nice extras too.<p>TLSelectHotels.com launched Monday as a website out to "tempt …

Hospitality

How Much Protein You Need to Lose Weight?

Protein fuels the muscle-building process, dulls hunger and can help prevent obesity, diabetes and heart disease. But if you’re not a boxer trying to …

Nutrition

The best ways to invest $5,000

"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. "What do you like? What don't you like? Do you have any allergies? What are you in the mood for? The …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

Nutrition

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …

Dessert

A Woman Who Was Accused Of Faking Her 190-Pound Weight Loss Just Shut Her Haters Down

"Yes I have [loose] skin and stretch marks but I don't feel the need to show them in every single photo I post online," she wrote.

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