Mercy Fernandez

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From PMS to Stress, Try These Healing Herbs to Combat Your Biggest Health Concerns

Before you fall face first into a prescription drug cocktail, you might be surprised to learn that many commonly found herbs have been proven to help …

Monica Lewinsky TED2015 Talk: Cyber-bullying, public humiliation, President Clinton

On Thursday, Monica Lewinsky took the stage at TED2015 to talk about the consequences of online bullying, calling herself "Patient Zero of losing personal reputation on a global scale." Watch a short clip of her talk here:<p>Lewinksy, now in her 40s, was forced into the public spotlight at age 24, two …

#RapAgainstRape: Two Indian women rapping about rape go viral

Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain's YouTube rap about sexual violence in India has taken the internet by storm<p>A video of two young Indian women rapping about sexual assault has gone viral.<p>Since Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain posted the clip on YouTube on Tuesday. It has already had almost …

Alarming Number Of Women Think Spousal Abuse Is Sometimes OK

Domestic violence is never OK. Yet in 29 countries around the world, one-third or more of men say it can be acceptable for a husband to "beat his wife." Perhaps more surprising: In 19 countries, one-third or more of women agree that a husband who beats his wife may be justified, at least some of …

Opinion: Twenty years after the Beijing Declaration on women's rights, progress remains slow

At the United Nations in New York these past two weeks, government leaders, civil society and women human rights defenders have come together for the …

A Documentary About Delhi's Brutal Bus Rape Gets Banned in India, BBC Releases It Anyway

The film is causing a global uproar.<p>Get ready to be shocked, irritated, annoyed and confused—all at once. <i>India's Daughter</i>, a documentary film about the 2012 Delhi bus rape case that took the world by storm is now causing a furious global uproar of its own. The film, which was originally supposed to …

How to Contour: The Basics

Knowing <b>how to contour</b> is an important skill as all makeup applications involve contouring on some level. But to many, the thought of doing it at home …

Beauty how to: contour your face

Chisel those cheekbones with our fool-proof guide to contouring your face<p>BY <b>Sonia Haria</b> | 28 December 2014<p>You've probably seen pictures of contouring makeovers on the internet and been alarmed by the tiger stripes of dark and light cream positioned all over the face in a bid to make it appear …

Beauty: contouring

‘It’s a trick born in old Hollywood and it certainly works, if you can spare the time,’ says <b>Sali Hughes</b>

Keep Calm and Contour On: The Best Contouring Kits for Every Skill Level

Face it---contouring is not leaving the beauty world anytime soon. At the beginning of 2015, many were quick to declare the trend as passe, but the …

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WATCH: A Model Recommends the best contouring kits

Ruth Crilly compares two of the best sculpting and highlighting kits as the trend for face-sculpting gains momentum<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 11 February 2015<p>This vlog on cheek chiselling products from Ruth Crilly, aka A Model Recommends, is timely because, as she says, "contouring seems to have taken the …

Finally, the Easiest Way to Contour Your Face If You're Lazy but Still Want the Lewk

Cheekbones so sharp, you can throw away your knives.<p>I'm going to tell you something, and you're going to refuse t0 believe me: Contouring is really easy. Seriously. Because even though Instagram contouring has turned into a 12-step, 20-product process that requires a degree in fine arts or the last …

How to Finally Master Contouring in 4 Easy Steps

Class is in session with Miss Fame of RuPaul's Drag Race.<p>No matter how many unblended Kontour selfies Kim K. posts, I am unable to follow her and my contour skills remain abysmal, resulting in a chin-strap of bronzer along my jawline. While resident makeup mother Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen, also known as …

How To Contour Like A Contouring Artist

A lot of videos show how to contour but the great thing about this video is that Kandee Johnson breaks it down for people with different face shapes. …

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Must Watch: Bobbi Brown's Secret to Perfect Skin Video

Yesterday, <b>Bobbi Brown</b> uploaded a new how-to video to their YouTube Channel, and it’s a fabulous tutorial to watch if you want to go back to the …

Sabrina Soto's 5 Best Organization Hacks for the New Year

If you're anything like us, the foot of your bed moonlights as extra closet space and you store your wine bottles on the kitchen counter. Ready to do better this year? Design...

Emma Watson's He for She Speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2015

To hear Emma Watson address a roomful of suited professionals on gender equality is a truly amazing thing. Her voice is lovely, she's beyond eloquent, and the way she chooses to phrase everything is stirring. Following up her much-lauded UN speech in September, she just spoke at the World Economic …

Sarah Jio's Post-Divorce Love and Relationship Series

These days, I find myself thinking a lot about what my favorite strong women would do in all of life's situations, especially in the sometimes heart-wrenching areas of dating and love.<p>Some of these women are living, some are not. But if I got one or all of them in a room, poured some wine, and …

A Timeline of When to Toss Your Beauty Products

For many of us, the new year signifies a fresh start. Juice cleanses, closet purges, sober January—we all have the best of intentions. But there's something else you should be doing this month: cleaning out your beauty products. Because I bet that you probably have at least one or two items that …

Does Pregnancy Affect Your Beauty Routine?

What you need to know about hair dye, manicures and skin care when you're expecting<p>Notice anything different about Blake Lively recently? Besides the fact that the mom-to-be seems to be glowing even more than usual (which we honestly didn't think was possible), her hair is also looking …

#theLIST: Spring 2015 Beauty Trend Predictions

A sneak peek at the hottest beauty looks, products and fitness trends for spring<p>From the makeup you'll want to wear to the hair color you should try, here's our guide to getting ahead in the beauty game come March 20.

10 Ways to Actually Keep Your 2015 Fitness Goals

Photo: Getty<p>For the past few weeks, we've been laying around the house munching on sweets with our families by day and <i>over-indulging</i> with our friends by night—hey, it's just that time of year. Now, it's time to regain our collective focus. Many of us have made the resolution to get in shape—but as …

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So You Want to Change the World? Melinda Gates Is Telling You How

Let 2015 be the year when you stop thinking, I should really do something to help others—and actually commit yourself to making an impact. Here's how to start.<p>Women are on a mission to change the world. For all the names we know—extraordinary figures such as Malala Yousafzai, just awarded the Nobel …

Why Women Find It Harder to Say No to Extra Work

And what you should ask yourself before saying yes.<p>As eyes-on-the-prize, career-driven women, we're all familiar with taking on extra work at the office—but are we creeping into yes-woman territory? According to new research, it's more difficult for women to turn down extra work than men, meaning …

Why Women Don't Talk About How Much Money We Make—But Should

It's numbers time.<p>There's an episode of <i>Sex and the City</i> where, after a breakup and discovering she has spent $40,000 on Manolo Blahniks, Carrie Bradshaw finds herself in financial trouble. When she starts discussing her monetary woes with her friends, Charlotte gets squeamish. "People are funny …

Emma Watson Named Feminist Celebrity of the Year

The actress took top honors in the Ms. Foundation's 2014 survey.<p>Emma Watson was voted the top feminist of 2014 in a Ms. Foundation for Women online poll, conducted in partnership with Cosmopolitan.com, and it's a well-deserved win. In 2014, the 24-year-old actress gave a rousing speech about gender …