Leonie Thomas

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15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

The Role Of Yoga In Healing Trauma

Missy Hart grew up in Redwood City, Calif. — in gangs, on the street, in the foster care system and in institutions.<p>"Where I'm from," the 26-year-old says, "you're constantly in alert mode, like fight or flight."<p>But at age 13, when she was incarcerated in juvenile hall for using marijuana, she …

Mental Health

Arms All Day Strength Workout

Sometimes it's the tiniest movements that end up giving you the biggest burn. That's the idea behind this workout, which was designed exclusively for …

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

Spirituality

There Is a Right Way to Wash Your Hair

Washing your hair should be as basic as slipping on your favorite bluejeans. After all, the process would seem rote at this point. But if the clients at Christophe Robin’s Paris salon are any indication, there is plenty of confusion.<p>“That’s my most asked question at the salon now: ‘How do I wash my …

Hair Care

17 Brands Fashion People Are Obsessed With

It takes a certain kind of brand to get the "in" with the fashion crowd — not just anyone can get the attention of people who live and breathe …

The 5-Minute Ritual That Transformed My Sex Life

My boyfriend and I have an app to thank for our solid relationship, but not a dating one. For the past year or so, we've been somewhat addicted to …

Sunday Riley: Why Everyone Is So Obsessed With the Skin-Care Brand Right Now

The other night, I was out to dinner with a friend. We'll call her Brittany. While I was busy stealing handfuls of crispy fries off her plate, she waxed poetic about the skin-care brand Sunday Riley. "I love Sunday Riley,” she said. "I’m a sucker for the packaging. It makes it less scary."<p>“What do …

The Perfect Natural Wellness Trend for Your Zodiac Sign

With a slew of new wellness trends set to slay 2017, there’s no way we’ll ever have time to explore them all (no matter how many productivity hacks we try!). So we thought the best way to sift through all the self-care choices is by pairing each natural wellness practice with the zodiac sign …

9 Genius Design Ideas From Stylish Rental Studios

Short on square footage but big on good design. That's what's up in the nine studio apartments featured here to remind all of us that good …

The ultimate guide to achieving thicker looking hair

I’m a hair girl. I’ve always had a lot of it, never worried about losing it, and unconsciously relied upon it to fix a too-tight jeans/tired/blah day. For some, lipstick does the trick; for others, stepping into a pair of power heels helps them raise their game. For me, a quick head toss and gentle …

Hair Care

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

Unlike your IQ, your EQ is highly malleable.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly …

Mondrian: Artist-Inspired Paint Color Palettes for Your Home

In celebration of the 100th year of De Stijl—the Dutch artistic movement that means "The Style"—the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague has the world's …

Home Decorating

7 all-natural secrets to good skin, according to Reddit

You’re missing out on some of the most useful skincare hacks if you haven’t ever submerged yourself into the Reddit beauty world. There are thousands …

9 Things That Make It Harder To Lose Weight In Your 20s, 30s, And 40s

It goes way beyond a slowing metabolism.<p>UnSplash<p>We don't have to tell you that trying to lose weight in your twenties is not the same as it is in your forties. But the reason why isn't as simple as a slowing metabolism. "There are so many reasons we gain weight throughout our lives," says Karen …

design

Design

Style Agenda: LA’s East and West Sides

We’re not against being tourists in our own city, especially during the holidays. (A walk along the beach, followed by ice cream at Salt & Straw? …

Cult Pizza, Non-Toxic Nails + Indie Shops: LA’s Buzziest Neighborhood

It’s no surprise that with the long-awaited completion of the Expo Line, a train that connects Culver City to both Downtown and Santa Monica, the …

Ice Cream

How-To: Declutter Your Home in the New Year

Whether it’s under the guise of spring cleaning (aka, Kondo-ing your closet), or simply a new-year-new-you approach to minimalism, a good, deep purge …

Minimalism

Eat This for Healthy Hair

Diet and supplements absolutely make a difference to hair health, says top dermatologist and hair-loss expert Dr. Dendy Engelman, an associate at …

Effortless-Looking Hair, 3 Ways

Walk with Matt Fugate through the cobblestoned West Village/Meatpacking District streets that surround the airy, bustling Serge Normant at John …

12 Ways to Make Your Hair Shinier

Switching out conventional, potentially toxic beauty essentials for clean, non-toxic ones is more challenging with hair products—simply because most …

Statement Wallpaper For Every Taste

There is wallpaper, and then there is <i>wallpaper</i>: We’ve chosen some of our favorites both classic and new to cover your walls and make a statement. For …

Easy Spice Blends for the Time-Strapped Cook

Spices add instant depth to any dish, so they’re a lifesaver when you’re short on time. Since most of us don’t have time to long-simmer something, …

Cooking

14 Classic Escapes for Your Next Getaway, from Coast to Coast

When it comes to a quick getaway, we’re fans of looking at our own backyard for somewhere relaxing, but with a bit of nostalgia thrown in. Some of …

Babe Ruth

The Secret to Looking Younger Forever

In her new book, <i>Younger</i>, Dr. Sara Gottfried, our go-to expert for all over-forty health concerns, shows why aging gets a bad rap that isn’t deserved: …

The world's 18 greatest cities for food

Luxury Lifestyle

This Map Shows the Quickest (and Ultimate) Road Trip Across Europe

Europe

Want to Declutter? Toss This From Every Room of Your Home

Decluttering is no easy task, especially if you're going full Marie Kondo and really taking on each and every single item in every single room. After …

Could This Hair Treatment Change Your Life?

A visit to a hair salon—whether you’re chopping or trimming, coloring or just brightening up—nearly always involves a level of transformation that …