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Scrub away winter with this DIY facial

Cold, dry days don't have to sap your skin of its natural beauty. To combat a dulled complexion, head straight to your kitchen. Yep, ingredients …

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Masturbation Rocks

11 Reasons Masturbation Can Be Better Than Sex<p>Just in case you had any doubts…<p>There's no denying that a good roll in the hay with someone you love (or just love to get naked with) has some serious perks. But honestly, self-pleasure can be just as fabulous as actual intercourse—if not more so. Not …

11 Tips for Voluminous, Healthy Hair

<b>Keep It Clean</b><br>The squeakier fine hair is, the better (and bigger) it will look. "Like your facial skin, scalp tissue holds a lot of bacteria, and when combined with oil, it can weigh down the hair and impede healthy growth from your follicles over time," says Elizabeth Cunnane Phillips, a …

What To Order At The Sushi Counter

<i>By Debbie Strong</i><p>Many people view sushi as a delicious light lunch or dinner, but depending on what you order, this Japanese-style fish-focused meal can also spell diet disaster if you're not careful. "Sushi is a generally a healthy choice, but it can be deceptive," says New York City dietitian and …

Get Rid of Dry Skin for Good

<b>2 Be a dairy queen.</b><br>Most cleansers harbor a dirty secret: They contain a surfactant called sodium lauryl sulfate, which can suck away moisture. Look for mild, nonsudsy, fragrance-free cleansers (the chemicals behind scents can be drying). Try Eau Thermale Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser ($18, …

9 Things That Mess With Your Hormones

The seemingly innocent habits that throw your body for a loop<p>Admit it: any time you feel off or out of whack and have no idea why, you probably chalk it up to hormones, right? The crazy thing is, you’re probably right. These chemical messengers buzzing around inside you pretty much rule your entire …

Tons of Weight-Loss Ads Show Fake Before/After Photos: Report

So how do these companies fudge their facts? In TODAY’s review of several popular weight-loss products, companies had gone so far as to steal women’s photos off of their personal blogs and make up their weight-loss success captions—of course, crediting their products with the results.<p>Even <i>Women’s</i> …

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

A day in Fort Kochi Kerala

A colourless sky and a moody twilight hour is all that I get when I land in Fort Kochi. The monsoons are here and sheets of rain have been …

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

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18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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