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The Surprising Makeup Mistake That Actually Makes You Look 5 Years Older, According To A Makeup Artist

Doing your own makeup can be really difficult, especially if you’re not familiar with the products you’re using or what you want your desired look to …

Skin Care

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Unfortunately, this isn’t quite the full story. In fact, the serving size on a food label is determined by the manufacturer—and not the USDA, who …

Nutrition

5 Instagrammers to Follow If You're Trying to Meal Prep

(Image credit: @floordeboor_fit)<p>You've probably heard it many times before: Meal planning is a great way to eat healthier and save money. But where …

4 Ingredients Dermatologists Swear By For Younger-Looking Skin

The beauty industry keeps turning out new skincare products faster than we could ever keep up. With so many options, how can you ever know which …

10 desserts you won't believe are actually healthy

When it comes to dessert, “healthy” is generally not the adjective most people look for. “Decadent,” “creamy,” “chocolatey,” and maybe even “sinful” are probably more enticing when the dessert menu appears. However, what if you could have your cake and eat it too, so to speak? Well, according to …

The 13 Best Body Scrubs and Exfoliators for Dry Skin

Body scrubs are like dessert: They shouldn't replace your regular body wash, but you're missing out on a major treat if you skip them all together. (For the sake of this analogy, may we point out that many scrubs are made with baking ingredients, including brown sugar and coconut oil.) Not only do …

9 Ways You Can Actually Minimize the Appearance of Cellulite

Creams, treatments, and more.<p>I'm a firm believer in celebrating your body and accepting the skin you're in. However, if your goal is to minimize the appearance of your cellulite, Dendy Engelman, M.D. and Arash Akhavan, M.D., two board-certified cosmetic dermatologists in NYC, tell you exactly how …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

The Winged Eyeliner Tutorial That Will Make You Feel Like a Pro

Your cat-eye struggle ends here.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>89<p>89<p>SHARES<p><i>Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and</i> …

5 Cheap Products Dermatologists Swear By To Get Rid Of Redness

Facial redness is a common skin issue that affects many men and women. According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, "Facial redness …

21 Memes About Going To Sleep That Are So Damn Real

Every. Damn. Night.

Breathing tips for beginner runners

It will get easier as you get fitter, but there are some things you can do to try and improve your breathing as a new runner, the first being to …

7 nutritionist-recommended foods that you should eat pre- and post-workout

Consuming the right nutrients before and after exercising is key, to make sure you’re properly fuelling your workouts, while also helping your body to replenish following a gruelling session.<p>Here, nutritionists David Wiener from fitness app Freeletics and Liam Mahoney, from leading sports nutrition …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

When you burn fat, where does it actually go?

Getting rid of fat can be exhausting, but it's as natural as breathing.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it</i> …

Porn star Olivia Nova dies at 20, latest in string of deaths to rock adult industry

Adult film actress Olivia Nova died at age 20 on Sunday in Las Vegas, joining a growing list of young porn stars to succumb to untimely deaths.<p>Nova's cause of death is unknown.<p>The adult film actress tweeted on Christmas that she was lonely after spending the holidays by herself.<p>Her former …

11 Habits That Can Make It Harder To Meet Someone New

Let's say you've been going out with friends night after night on a mission to meet someone new. But, night after night, no luck. Chances are it's …

Cómo aliviar las molestias después del ejercicio físico

Conocido como dolor muscular de aparición tardía o DMAT para abreviar, es una señal de que tu entrenamiento te está haciendo más fuerte.<p>Haré una …

I Finally Got Rid of My Forehead Wrinkles, and It Was Actually Pretty Easy

Okay, fine, I'm only 25, and yes, I have a face that could easily pass as a 12-year-old's. But lately signs of ageing have started to creep up on me… …

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Mindfulness

The Surprising Truth About “Soul Mates”

We’ve all seen the movies and read the novels... two strangers lock eyes across a crowded room and—BOOM!—the rest of the world melts away as they …

Northwestern University

The Science Behind Empathy and Being an Empath

<i>We all strive to put ourselves in other people's shoes, but it turns out a certain few are naturally gifted. Our friends at YourTango explain the science of empathy and empaths: people who can literally feel what is happening to others in their own bodies.</i><p><b>Five scientific studies on the phenomenon</b> …

Empathy

This Plank Workout Will Work Every Inch of Your Body

Cardio is out and strength training is becoming the focus when it comes to losing weight. Nicole Aurigemma, MS physiology at Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State said, "Having more muscle is actually beneficial to weight loss," because "muscle uses more energy and thus burns more calories …

Stay Single Until You Find Someone Who Understands That Love Isn't A Fantasy Land

What you need is a partner who gets it — who understands that it’s going to be tough and who’s prepared to dive in anyway.<p><i>This story was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Mélanie Berliet<p><b>News flash: Love isn’t a one-way ticket to Happily Ever After because there is no such …

How to work when you don't feel like working

Do you want to be working right now? Me neither. Who can concentrate on spreadsheets — I don't know what it is you do but I imagine it involves …

Why Black & White is the goto look for street photographers

Black & White still remains the photographer’s favorite for Street Photographers with very good reasons. Where in other genres, monochrome has become …

The sleep hacks that you need in your life, from cold showers to warm socks

Do you feel like a walking zombie around the office today? Craving just one precious moment of reinvigorating sleep? Well, help is at hand. US Scientists have found that having a purpose in life could see you improve your sleep quality and have fewer nighttime disturbances.<p>The new study, which was …

16 Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

Gone are the days when eggs were a breakfast-only food—they've officially broken out of their shells to become a bona fide mealtime staple at dinner, …

How To Tell If She's Flirting With You Or Just Being Nice

This means no<p>It’s a trope we’ve seen played out in pop culture time and time again: women are hard to read, men are clueless, blah blah blah.<p>The geek …

How facial massage, self-tan and even an eyebrow pencil can visibly change your face

A new study shows that simply undertaking facial exercises for 30-minutes-a-day can knock years off the appearance in as little as five months.<p>Skincare and make-up sales are booming right now and the industry is worth over £1.84 billion. While this growth is predominantly trend-led, the market …