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8 Surprising Reasons You Have No Energy

<i>By Amanda Shupack for YouBeauty.com</i><p>We're in the midst of an energy crisis. No, not that one. This one: We're tired. So. Completely. Tired.<p>To paraphrase Aerosmith, it can often feel like your get up and go musta got up and went. It's not just a matter of working too much and sleeping too little, …

The Best Morning Skin-Care Routine

While most of us know that we should at least slap some SPF on our skin before heading out into the day, fewer of us are keyed into the idea that other airborne nanoparticles—like smog, cigarette smoke, soot, pollen, water droplets, and pollutants—contribute to aging skin. Research has shown that …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

Hair Care

8 Signs It’s Definitely Time to Break Up

For those times when nothing big and horrible happened—but nothing is feeling right either<p>Sometimes relationships end after a huge shouting match. Sometimes one person cheated. Sometimes one partner is moving or is ready to get married or wants to have kids. And sometimes, a relationship just runs …

Relationships

5 Tech Habits That Are Messing with Your Health

And how to avoid falling into these 21st century traps.<p>Most of us have a very serious relationship with our gadgets, but they could be inadvertently screwing with your wellness. Here, the five sneaky ways technology is impacting your health.<p><b>Binge-Watching Before Bed is Keeping You Awake</b>If you …

Binge-Watching

Nine Surprising Ways Running Helps Your Body

You know running is healthy, but do you know all the good it does?<p><b>Grows Cartilage</b><br>Ignore the naysayers—running isn't necessarily bad for your knees. Research from Australia's Monash University suggests that the impact of running can increase cartilage production, which can safeguard your joints from …

Eat - The Running Bug

Eye Makeup 101: How to Remove Makeup Without Losing Lashes and Irritating Your Skin

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with darker eyeliners and eyeshadow hues. This has all been a lot of fun during the day, but not so much fun every …

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

10 Bad Beauty Habits And How To Break Them

"Stop squinting!"… "Can't you learn to stand up straight?"… "Try to keep your hands away from your face." The next time somebody nags you like this, listen. It's worth it. If you are going to acquire a habit, make it a good one. And whatever you do about your looks, do it right. From our June 1976 …

Beauty

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Shaving Your Legs

Prepare to get your best shave yet.<p><i>By Ashley Okwousa of Beauty High</i><p>With the temperature steadily rising, it's about time to bring out those gorgeous gams. That means you'll need to break out the shaving kit more often than you did all winter. While it's been said that there isn't exactly a right …

Skin Care

New Runner: Dynamic Stretching vs. Static Stretching

<i>This story is part of an ongoing series aimed at new runners.</i><p>Despite the fact that in recent years it has been in vogue to discredit the value of …

13 Reasons Small Boobs Rock

Because they deserve a little love!<p><i>By Michelle Toglia for YourTango</i><p>If you never outgrew an A or B cup, there's no reason to feel like you're missing out. There's actually a lot for small-chested women to celebrate—and science agrees. Check out all of the great reasons to love your smaller set:<p><b>1.</b> …

Shirts

Can Yoga Make You a Nicer Person?

Your practice may be a form of physical—and mental—therapy.<p>Yoga doesn't just stretch you physically—it may encourage you to grow as a person, too. A new study in the <i>Journal of Holistic Nursing</i> suggests that hitting the mat may help you become a kinder, more patient version of yourself.<p>When the …

Yoga

6 Surprising Foods That Are Hurting Your Oral Health

These otherwise healthy bites may be damaging your pearly whites.<p>There are the obvious smile saboteurs: soda, hard candy, energy drinks—all of which are high in sugar, one of the primary dietary contributors to cavities. "Sugar is a sticky carbohydrate," says Jennifer Jablow, D.D.S., a cosmetic …

Nutrition

5 Easy Ways to Feel Totally Transformed (Even If You're Not There Yet)

"Transformed" is a big word, but the process doesn't have to be as big and scary as it sounds. Sure, we can achieve total spiritual and mental transformation by venturing down any number of roads: consistent meditation, a diet overhaul, new wardrobe, a fresh start in a new city -- the list goes on …

The Case Against Washing Your Hair

As a rule, anything that facilitates laziness is something I'm on board with. And the idea of not having to wash my hair every day (and therefore also not having to blow-dry it every day) is about as appealing as it gets. Still, even though I had heard about the benefits of the "no-poo" lifestyle …

Take It Off: Your Hair-Removal Guide

Upgrade your fuzz-busting routine with these tips for shaving, waxing, depilatories, and lasering<p>Nicks, redness, stink, sting: These side effects have always made hair removal a necessary evil—emphasis on evil. But this season, good prevails: The latest advances are making the dreaded process not …

Skin Care

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

Workouts

10 Signs It's Not a Date

Because sometimes it's just not obvious.<p>Paramount<p><b>1. He asked you to "hang out."</b>A "hangout" can totally potentially end in a hot make-out sesh (especially when tequila shots and karaoke are involved). But "hanging out" is not some secret male code word for date. Assume a hangout means he thinks of …

Relationships

15 Ways to Tell You're Just Not That Into Him

We've all been there: You've gone on a handful of dates, have had a nice time, and have even made out. Just because he's pretty cute (and you haven't seen any red flags yet) doesn't mean he's the love of your life and you should put all of your eggs in this "good-enough" basket. Here's how to tell …

50 Things Men Want You to Know Right Now About Dating & Sex

We took to the internet via Reddit and polled our male pals to get their straightforward answers.<p>We understand the importance of an quality sex tip: The key is to ultimately pleasure <i>yourself</i>, but while pleasing your guy in the process. So we took to the internet via Reddit and polled our male pals …

Relationships

The 10 Essential Makeup Brushes You Need to Own

The ultimate guide to what's what.<p>When you're already toting a full makeup bag, it's tough to decide which brushes are worth the added investment. You don't need to own a million different options, but even a few helpful tools can help you make the most of your makeup. Click ahead to find 10 …

Makeup

21 Ways to Have WAY More Fun with Masturbation

What are you doing tonight? This.<p>Fun fact: May is National Masturbation Month (yes, it's an actual thing)! And to celebrate the wondrous activity of self-pleasure, we've rounded up a bunch of ways to get yourself off using orgasmic advice from sex experts Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of <i>She Comes …

Spring Cleaning

5 Hair Mistakes Fit Women Are More Likely to Make

Your workout habit is great for your health, but it could be doing a number on your hair.<p>Working up a sweat on a regular basis improves your health (and can give you a toned body, too). But your hair gets the short end of the stick. It's not that exercising is hurting your strands exactly—just that …

Hair Care

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

Fitness

10 Common Habits That Hurt Your Skin

Cut them out ASAP for skin that really glows.<p><i>By Meirav Devash for Refinery29</i><p>Like all medical professionals, dermatologists subscribe to the Latin proverb "primum non nocere," or "first, do no harm." But, when it comes to your beauty routine, sometimes derms really, really want to smack you upside …

Skin Care

5 Ways to Pamper Your Pits

How often do you think about taking care of the skin under your arms? For most of us, that area is an afterthought in the shower: wash, shave, done. …

6 Habits That May Be Hurting, Rather Than Helping, Your Skin

Want to look like Jennifer Aniston when you’re 40? Yeah, us too. Taking care of your skin can get complicated when there’s a never-ending supply of …

The Most Important Anti-Aging Step You’re Probably Skipping

Anti-aging, as the billion-dollar anti-wrinkle industry can attest, is a concern we all have. But many of us, distracted by reducing the appearance …

Skin Care