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4 Natural Mascaras That Actually Work

You’ve heard the words “natural mascara” before but do you know what the term actually means? To put it simply, they’re free of harmful chemicals, …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Tips From a Nail Pro on Growing Your Nails

One of my biggest accomplishments in 2013 (beauty or otherwise) was quitting my nail-biting habit cold turkey. After years of chewing my nails down to the quick, it feels great to look down and see white tips. But with longer nails comes greater responsibility. I've learned that you have to commit …

The Sexy Butt Workout

This season, leather leggings are everything. And so is having the rear view to pull them off.<p>"Getting the right curves here can be tough, especially if you're doing the wrong—or same moves—over and over again," says Ben Hart, a Tier-3 personal trainer at Equinox and co-founder of Qinetic, an …

Holiday Hair Ideas: Put Some Bling on It

The holiday season is the perfect excuse (if you need one) to bedeck yourself with the sparkliest of hair accessories, the ones usually reserved for brides and the <i>Toddlers and Tiaras</i> set. But there's a difference between adding a festive touch and looking like a Christmas tree. I spoke to celebrity …

Tiny…Tinier..Tiniest.

Spread the Cute:<p>The QTE comes in all shapes and sizes. Here are some petite prosh peeps!<p>Via the tasteful folks @ My Modern Met.<p>Advertisements<p>13creepy …

If You're Fit, a Single Workout Boosts Creativity

For regular exercisers, problem solving improves while working out.<p>Do you have a tough problem to solve today at work? Then tell your boss you'll be heading out for a run, and that new research sanctions your excursion.<p>That's because the research, conducted at the University of Leiden in the …

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How to Protect Your Feet at Work

Do your feet hurt from wearing heels? Here's how to strengthen them without giving up your professional look.<p><i>I'm a teacher, so I'm on my feet all day, usually in high heels or flats. I'm also a marathoner, but only after taking a summer off from high heels (wearing mostly birkenstocks or sneakers)</i> …

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Fake It Till You Make It: How to Create Those Beauty Features You Weren't Born With

<b>Shannon Ray was the winner of the 2012 Allure Beauty Blogger Awards and is now contributing to the Daily Beauty Reporter. Find out the winner of the 2013 Beauty Blogger Awards here!</b><p>*I know a thing or 20 about faking stuff, primarily beauty stuff. On the daily, I'm faking everything from full brows …

Lower Back Body Weight Workout

Where’s Your Get Up ‘n Go? 4 Group Fitness Classes To Try This Fall<p>5-Minute Fat Burning Home Workout<p>10 Minute At-Home Fat Blasting Workout<p>Get Fit …

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The concept of “core training” has become so diluted that it’s difficult to define it today. Many personal trainers, trainees, athletic trainers and even some physical therapists consider “core training” to be strengthening the abdominal muscles only (the rectus abdominus, the obliques and the transverse abdominus). The problem with that theory is, the back and […]

The concept of “core training” has become so diluted that it’s difficult to define it today. Many personal trainers, trainees, athletic trainers and …

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Meet The Squats: 7 Squat Variations You Should Be Doing

Want to know how to pick an experienced lifter out of a sea of newbies? Take a look at their squat. Do they move any weight? Are they doing full …

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This Graphic Guides You to the Healthiest Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

When most of us go out for a drink, we're not thinking about how many calories are in that beer or glass of wine. If you're trying to eat healthy, …

6 Tips for a Tight and Toned Body

When it comes to exercise we all have similar goals: we want to lose weight, build muscle, and live a healthy lifestyle. Maybe you don’t want to bulk …

Lifestyle | Fit For Life: Mastering The Squat

Fit For Life: Mastering The Squat<p>The proper squat is a fundamental, and where I often begin with new clients. Are you ready to squat, and do it right?<p>…

Hit Your Glutes & Hamstrings Hard

Do you find yourself hammering your hamstrings in the gym, but failing to see the gains that your hard effort deserves? Sometimes you just need to …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

The Secrets Of The Six-Pack!

For far too long, we've been tricked into thinking that abdominal training has to be visually absurd in order to be effective. If you weren't on your …

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10 Rules For Ripped Abs!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Alex Savva <b><br>Occupation:</b> Founder of CircuitFIT, co-founder of Pharmafreak and SD Pharmaceuticals <b><br>Education:</b> BA in physical health and …

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Ab Workouts for a Six-Pack

Six Moves to a Six-Pack<p>These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had<p>Nothing says "fit" like a wash-board stomach. And nothing makes achieving one harder than doing the same exercises every week. "Your body adapts and stops responding to …

Top 10 Ab Workout Routines

6 Gym Machine Moves that Will Tighten Your Tummy<p>#1 Best Ab Workout<p>9 Best Flat Belly Workouts<p>7 Quick Ab Workouts for Your Week<p>Flat Belly Workout<p>6 …

6 Ways to Beat the Worst Health Problems | Men's Health

We lead heroic lives. Then we get sick. Achilles had his heel problem. Superman his allergy to kryptonite. Dylan his pericarditis (and worse, no words that rhymed with it). And our reaction to sickness—be it interstitial or interstellar in nature—is not a battle cry, but denial, then some creative …

Healthy Meals on a Budget - How to Eat Healthy While Saving Money

With our economy declining while food prices continue rising, you might feel compelled to not eat as healthily as you’d prefer. Or if you’re a meat …

5 Must-Dos For a Flat Belly

Think there's a secret to flat abs? Maybe. Shape has the inside scoop from celebrity trainer Jay Cardiello.<p>Don't fall for the gimmicks on TV or …