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9 Bath and Body Care Winners from the 2018 Readers' Choice Awards

Here at Allure headquarters, we spend our workdays (and our weekends, and our days off, and our evenings after work if we're being honest) testing the latest and greatest the beauty market has to offer — bath and body care included. By now, we know what lotions and potions work wonders at …

Skin Care

Get Sculpted, Sexy Arms For Summer With These Beachbody-Trainer-Approved Moves

With so much skin showing during the Summer — tank tops, sleeveless dresses, and bikinis, to name a few — you may be looking to tone up your arms and show off your muscles. Luckily, we tapped Joel Freeman, Beachbody super trainer and creator of the new lifting program called LIIFT4, for some of his …

Workouts

45 of Our Favorite Bell Pepper Recipes

Looking for some new bell pepper recipes? We’re here to help! Find a new way to incorporate this delicious, nutritious vegetable into breakfast, apps …

Cooking

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

Workouts

The Only 17 Products That Actually Fix Hair Breakage, Damage, and Split Ends

Remember that one episode of <i>Sex and the City</i> when Charlotte was concerned that her hair looked <i>too</i> shiny? I've never had that concern in my life. …

Hair Care

FIFA World Cup 2018: Complete schedule of games, how to watch

The 2018 World Cup — the 21st edition of the international soccer tournament — will be held in Russia. This is the first time that the tournament will be held in Russia.<p>A total of 32 teams will be competing, with the group stage set for June 14-June 28, Round of 16 from June 30-July 3, …

Rostov-on-Don

10 Comfortable Sneakers Every Runner Should Own This Summer

If your running shoes have seen better days, treat yourself to a new cool pair this Summer. Sometimes splurging on a fresh item is all the motivation you need to sign up for that next sweat session. Whether you're looking for a lightweight or supportive choice, we have you covered. From brands like …

Shoes

7 Summer Crockpot Recipes for When It's Just Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

Summer and cooking don't really go together—heat on heat, ugh. Well, unless you're barbecuing. Okay, so maybe I should say summer and <i>indoor</i> cooking …

Cooking

I Own Over 50 Sports Bras, and These Are My 4 All-Time Favorites

I'm Tamara, and from the looks of it, I'm a sports bra addict. To be honest, I'm not really sure how I've acquired so many bras, but I do know I can't live without them. The last time I checked, I was approaching close to 60 sports bras (even after getting rid of some), and it's safe to say I'm an …

Clothing

This Chicken Piccata with Angel Hair and Asparagus Is a Weeknight Showstopper — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

Workouts

Make Buncha Crap Green Smoothie and save yourself a buncha green

“This shit is expensive.”<p>Make the decision to (ostensibly) improve your health with fresh or cold-pressed fruit and/or vegetable juices, and you’ll …

The non-toxic self-tanner Hailey Baldwin swears by for flawless, glowing skin

By now, even the biggest celebrities know lying out in the sun is majorly risky—so how do they get that stunning just-got-back-from-a-tropical-vacay …

Lose Up to 2 Pounds in a Week by Following This Expert's Advice

Devising a plan to lose to weight can seem cumbersome when you have loads of information and diets constantly being praised as "the best" for weight loss. We recently spoke with the New York Giants director of performance nutrition and assistant strength and conditioning coach, Pratik Patel, about …

Fitness

12 Tasty Detox Waters to Cleanse Your Body and Relieve Bloating

Along with simply tasting great and being a more fun way to drink water, detox water also aids in weight loss and muscle recovery after workouts, and it boosts your metabolism, flushes toxins from your system, and relieves that morning grumpiness. Phew . . . that's a lot. Detox water can be made by …

Detox

The Affordable Jewelry Brand I Got All My Friends Hooked On

It’s no surprise that the like-minded women in my office gravitate toward the same products, brands, and trends. From the shoes nearly half our …

Crock Pot Ropa Vieja Recipe: Beef Stew With Peppers and Onions

Ropa vieja is a treasured Cuban dish of meat and tomatoes. In Spanish, "ropa vieja" means "old clothes"—the finished dish of shredded beef with …

Cooking

22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady …

Stephen King

Feel Like a Badass With Tone It Up's Full Body Dumbbell Workout

To share a bit of the Tone It Up 21 Fall Challenge, Karena and Katrina from TIU put together this powerful full-body, strength-training workout that …

The 5 Best Boxing Moves for Sculpted Arms

Just in time for summer.<p>Let’s face it, warm weather is fast approaching and—thanks to a combination of procrastination, an especially cold winter</i> …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

What parents should know about fevers, according to a pediatrician

Many parents panic when their child feels warm. But a fever is not a disease itself. It’s just a symptom, or rather a sign that the body is trying to fight off an illness. The American Academy of Pediatrics defines a fever as a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher. That number is the benchmark …

Parenting

This Trainer's Insane 20-Minute Treadmill Workout Incinerates Fat and Tones Your Body

An insane 20-minute workout by fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams recently resurfaced, making us second-guess our use of the treadmill's full potential. Williams originally posted the video on her Instagram back in 2016, but it's still as awesome as ever. The high-fat-burning and toning …

Jenna Dewan's Everyday Makeup Routine Is 10 Minutes Long, and We Can't Get Over It

It takes me about 30 minutes to do my makeup every day, but when I saw it only takes Jenna Dewan 10 minutes to do hers, I decided I need to get on her level because, girl, that glow is astronomical!<p>Jenna credits Coolaser treatments for her flawless skin, so it's no wonder her everyday makeup …

This Full-Body Move From a Beachbody Trainer Will Either Scare You or Make You Say, "Bring It!"

When an exercise has the word "surrender" in its name, expect that it will destroy you (in a good way!). In this video, Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese is demonstrating the surrender to shoulder press. The surrender move alone is strictly a lower-body exercise, so why not add in a shoulder press …

20 Ways to Make Black Beans the Star of Your Meal

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

18 Healthy Lunch Recipes

We put together healthy and delicious sandwiches, salads, and grain bowls that will make your brown-bag lunches seem anything but ordinary.

This Slow Cooker Chicken & Rice Is the Easy Meal You Crave

Well, spring has technically arrived, but based on some of the weather in parts of the country, you wouldn't know it. That's fine, though, because we …