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24 Beauty Products We Can’t Live Without

Flower Glisten Up! Highlighter Chubby<p>I absolutely love my Flower Highlighter Chubby. It gives you a fresh glow—like a dewy, bright-eyed look—and you …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

These Skin-Care Products Are Pro-Approved — & All Under $20

If there's one thing we know about skin care, it's that it can get <i>very</i> pricey <i>very</i> fast. Most of us can't shell out $40 for a cleansing water, even if …

Skin Care

This New Full-Coverage Foundation Looks Like Your Actual Skin

Foundation that makes you look like you’re under the romantic glow of a candlelight? Check. A concealer that covers dark circles and the zit on your …

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, the best way to change your life is through a …

Stand Up Comedy

How to spend a short break in burgeoning Bordeaux, France

A citywide makeover has seen Bordeaux take on a hip new life. From the stunning Palais de la Bourse to La Cité du Vin wine museum, here are Mary …

6 Unique Luxury Resorts in Asia for a green escape

What’s better than traveling luxuriously? Traveling to a luxury resort that is eco-friendly! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite hotels …

7-Day DASH Diet Menu

P.M. Snack (48 calories)<p>• 3/4 cup raspberries<p>Dinner (450 calories)<p>Daily Totals: 1,192 calories, 60 g protein, 161 g carbohydrates, 37 g fiber, 40 g …

Healthy Eating

This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you’re an adult. You get busy with …

Happiness

46 Ways To Make Wearing Clothes So Much Better

Deodorant is meant to be worn by you, not your black shirt.

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

15 Products Allure’s Senior Beauty Editor Can’t Live Without

How senior beauty editor, Jessica Chia, whittled down her 30-product routine to what's most necessary.

Daily Habits That Kill Your Metabolism

We’ve talked about ways to boost your metabolism but what about diet mistakes and habits that slow it down? You may think you are revving up your …

Nutrition

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

Healthy Eating

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Fat-Free Spinach and Broccoli Patties [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Food

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

10 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremely important to use sunscreen daily to protect our skin from its dangerous ultraviolet rays. There are so many different types of sunscreens out there …

A Low-Impact Barre Workout That Targets Your Core and Butt

Despite the fact that barre workouts are inspired by ballet, you definitely don’t have to be a dancer to do them. This low-impact sequence doesn’t …

10 mouth-watering mango recipes you must try this season

Alert: Mangoes are officially in season! To make the most of it, here are 10 ways you can consume Pakistan’s favourite fruit.<p><b>1. Mango lassi frozen</b> …

Keep These Pancakes In The Freezer For Post-Run Snacking

<i>*REPUBLISHED WITH PERMISSION OF VELOPRESS FROM ROCKET FUEL: POWER-PACKED FOOD FOR SPORTS AND ADVENTURE BY MATT KADEY, RD. See more recipes at</i> …

Breakfast

10 Things You Need to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

Don't we all seem to be endlessly searching for happiness? Sometimes we blame circumstances or people for the things that make us feel otherwise, when in fact it all starts within ourselves. It all begins within our own minds.<p>If you feel like your search for happiness never ends, and all you wish …

4 Beauty Products to Obsess Over Right Now

One beauty blogger shares her new skincare regimen.<p>Now that I'm in my late twenties, and everyday stressors show up on my face like they never did before, I've started exploring ways in which I can incorporate solution-oriented products into my morning and evening routines. After lots of trial and …

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Why increasing exercise and cutting carbs is a recipe for disaster

It’s a common tale. You want to lose weight and get fit, so you decide to work out more and cut calories, in particular all those starches — breads, rice, pasta and cereal — that we keep hearing are making us fat.<p>Except it doesn’t work. What gives?<p>Weight loss doesn’t always come down to calories in …

Nutrition

15 Natural Beauty Product Winners from the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards

The ballots are in. The votes are counted. The winners are ready for their drumroll. Presenting the 16 natural beauty products — which are free of parabens, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan, talc, mineral oil, petrolatum, formaldehyde, toluene, and chemical sunscreens — that Allure …

How to Learn to Love Running

New runners who follow these principles are more likely to enjoy and stick with the sport.<p><i>Jacklyn asks: Do you have any tips for struggling newbie runners?</i><p>I’ll never forget the day I took my first running step. I thought I was going to die. It was so horrible that I didn’t try again for another …

This Retirement Calculator Tells You How Much to Save Monthly to Reach Your Goal

Saving for retirement seems overwhelming, and a big part of that is it’s just so much money. For example, if you’re 40, you’re supposed to have twice …

Retirement

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

Workouts