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Take a Virtual Train Ride on the Steepest Railway in the World

If spending a couple of minutes watching the Norwegian landscape pass you by while riding along the world's steepest railways sounds like your kind …

18 Superfoods for Glowing Skin, According to Dermatologists

When it comes to your skin, there's one thing we know for sure: What you eat can have a direct impact on how you look. If you're not specifically chowing down on superfoods for glowing skin and instead are constantly noshing on processed foods or those high in sugar and fat and devoid of fiber, it …

5 Hotel Room Booking Tools Every Frugal Traveler Should Know

Frequent travelers know a thing or two about scoring the best deals on hotel rooms, but you don't have to be a road warrior to snag a great room on …

How to Cook Salmon

This method is foolproof.<p>Salmon is packed full of omega-3 fatty acids (also found in flaxseed, chia seeds, and walnuts), making it a healthy …

Seafood

Beauty

It's gonna get sappy up in here.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>Here's your place to come talk about hair, makeup, nails, skincare whatever/whenever you feel …

12 Fitness Apps That Will Get You Moving

Use your phone for something healthy for once.<p>Everything you need for a great fitness program is actually in the palm of your hand. Smartphone apps can help inspire your routine, track your progress and keep your nutrition sorted. Need to wind down after a tough bootcamp class? There's an app for …

Obsessed AF: 5 Beauty Products I Can't Get Enough Of

Say goodbye to your Clarisonic, y'all -- this rubbery face brush is everything. The gentle vibrations exfoliate dead skin cells, scrub the gunk from your pores and help get your skin seriously squeaky clean.<p><i>As a beauty writer, I live and breathe products. There is a constant flow of new skincare,</i> …

Skin Care

Snapchat briefly snags the number one spot on U.S. App Store for the first time

Snapchat, the rapidly growing social application favored by mobile’s youngest users, has hit a notable milestone: for the first time ever, its iOS application reached the top of the iTunes App Store, where it briefly become the #1 overall free application in the U.S. While Snapchat is almost always …

Patriots sign another weapon for Tom Brady, add to receiver depth

Nate Washington is the latest player to land in New England.<p>Even after snagging Martellus Bennett, even after stealing Chris Hogan away from the …

Teas that Help Burn Fat & Boost Metabolism

The weight-loss industry makes more than $60 billion a year, according to research from Marketdata, Inc. Despite all the spending, Americans still …

Weight Loss

Never Diet Again! The 80 Twenty Secret for Weight Loss and Health

Why don't diets work? By design, they're temporary and they're something you put off. Often if you fail at a diet, you tell yourself it's your …

Denim Hair Is The Latest Hair Color Trend And It’s Ridiculously Beautiful

There's an Easy Way to Tell If Your Beauty Products Are Expired (Who Knew!?)

We often hear guidelines from dermatologists about how long we should use certain beauty products; the FDA has advice on this too. The one that always stands out in our minds is the three-month rule for mascara (whether we all adhere to such advice is another story entirely). It makes sense, and of …

Switch Up Your Cardio With This Metabolism-Boosting Workout Guide

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Alison, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>If there is something we love here at Fit Bottomed Girls, it's a quick HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout that will get your heart rate up, work all of your …

Lake Erie can get extremely violent and these are the photos to prove it

Lake Erie may be the warmest and shallowest of North America's Great Lakes, but it's more beast than beauty. The world's 12th largest lake is notoriously stormy and has been known to pound boats, break walls, and beaches with waves reaching 25 feet.<p>While gusts of wind over 50 miles per hour might …

Patriots to 5th straight AFC title game, beat Chiefs 27-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots' late-season slump didn't mean much when the playoffs came to New England. Kansas City's 11-game winning streak …

Kris Jenner Gets Really Real About Kim's Champagne Butt Paper Cover

"Cringeworthy."<p><i>People</i> reports that Kris Jenner has some <i>thoughts</i> on her daughters' various ~risque~ magazine covers. When Maria Shriver asked her what she thought of her daughters being basically naked on every magazine in the world, Kris said it's "cringeworthy."<p>In fact, she said that sometimes …

Which Should You Do First: Cardio or Strength?

The fact that you are even questioning the order of your workout means you are working out. This puts you ahead of most of the population and this is truly what matters.<p>As a fitness trainer, one of the questions I hear most often is: which should I do first, cardio or strength training? Most …

Body Fat

Super Bowl 50: The road to glory is covered in snow for the New England Patriots

Gillette Stadium in Massachusetts will host the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL playoffs this Saturday, if the weather clears up a touch<p>There's trouble brewing for the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chief ahead of their Divisional Round playoff game this Saturday.<p>This trouble is brewing in the …

The Hilarious Reason Target's First-Ever Nail-Polish Line Will Have You Freaking Out

We're sorry to report that you now have another reason to spend even more money at Target. For the first time ever, the retailer is launching its own nail-polish line, Defy & Inspire. And just wait until you see the reality-show-inspired shade names (Bachelor Nation, listen up!). Don't say we …

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

6 Things You Should Be Cleaning WAY More Often

Unless, you know, you LIKE getting sick<p>Staying cold- and flu-free this season comes down to a few simple tactics: First, get a flu shot. Second, steer clear of co-workers who hit the office sniffling and coughing. And third, know the places where viruses and bacteria tend to hang out and how to …

Cleaning

12 Beauty Tips From Allure's January Issue You Haven't Heard Yet

January is our makeover issue, and in honor of new looks, new starts, and a brand-new year, we give you 12 tips to shake up your beauty routine.<p><b>Get Emma Roberts's Soft, Beachy Hair</b><p>Though "Cali surfer girl" was the inspiration behind actress Emma Roberts's first <i>Allure</i> cover, hairstylist Garren …

WATCH: Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews scores NHL-leading fourth OT winner

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is deadly in 3-on-3 overtime.<p>Going to overtime against the Chicago Blackhawks is generally a bad idea with the …

The best book we've read all year: Guardian writers and readers look back

Gustavo Arellano, Marta Bausells, Emma Brockes, Dave Bry, Oliver Burkeman, Sian Cain, Cindy Casares, Sarah Galo, Lucia Graves, Stuart Heritage, Paul Simon, Zach Stafford, Trevor Timm, Richard Wolffe and Guardian readers

Paul Simon

New Year's Eve is your only chance to catch this beautiful comet in your lifetime — here's how to spot it

The visitor is the comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina); most people are just calling it Comet Catalina (the official name has a bit more complicated nomenclature). There are a couple of <i>very</i> cool things about this comet you should know about, but before I get to that part let me tell you how to see …

The 15 New Products That Changed Our Lives This Year

Getting a group of people to agree unanimously on something isn't easy. Case in point: the 2016 elections. But in the Allure offices, we freakishly all agree that there were a number of new products this year that changed the course of our lives forever. OK, that's dramatic, but they did give us …

7 Korean-inspired beauty practices you should adopt

What do Korean celebrities Song Hye-Kyo, YoonA and Taeyeon have in common besides fame? Coveted skin and looks that's scored them sponsorship deals …

Skin Care

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