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This Vintage 'Friends' Interview With Oprah in 1995 is Gold

The hairstyles. The clothes. The awkward comments about not being famous.<p>Let's take a little stroll down memory lane. In 1995, <i>Friends</i> was just coming to the end of its first ever season. Plus, YouTube was still a decade away from being invented and the internet was, for most of us, a magical new …

How Many Calories Do These 11 Food Swaps ACTUALLY Save You?

“Improving your diet won’t melt off pounds instantly, but these trades will result in a sustainable weight loss,” says Jennifer McDaniel, R.D., a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. By making three to five 100-calorie swaps a day, you can expect to lose a half or full pound each …

Nutrition

This Motivating Workout Playlist Will Keep You Going for an Entire Hour

You know those yoga classes you go to where you feel super relaxed aftward—but you don't necessarily feel like you got a great workout? Lyons Den isn't one of those. "We practice power vinyasa in the Baptiste Yoga method, which is a vigorous style of yoga practiced in a hot room," says Katie …

11 Easy Things You Can Do TODAY to Jumpstart Your Weight-Loss Journey

Getting going is the hardest part. Here’s how to make it easier.<p>Shutterstock<p>As the sun comes out, so do our weight-loss aspirations. Unfortunately, after a winter of seemingly non-existent energy, tons of comfort eating, and sluggish workout sessions, it's easy to put off change. Every day, we say …

Rae Morris Talks About Going Pro and What It Takes to Overcome Your Fears.

Makeup Artist Rae Morris is one of those women whose passion and enthusiasm are infectious. As a makeup artist, mother, author, educator (and more), …

Makeup for Beginners: Skin Preparation

For the professional makeup artist, preparing the skin properly is the most important part of makeup application. But for people at home, …

9 Ways to Cheer Yourself Up in 30 Seconds

Because who has time to be bummed out?<p>Soaking up the sun in the great outdoors. A sweaty cycling session. Watching a funny movie. These are all sure to put a smile on your face. The problem? They take some time. And let’s be honest: Sometimes you need a pick-me-up ASAP. Happy people have a lower …

Happiness

The 20-Minute Pilates Workout for Any Fitness Level

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

Workouts

6 Empowering Mantras Everyone Should Try

We already know the incredible benefits of meditation, and using a mantra can be a simple, profound (and totally free) way to impact your meditation practice and overall life. These mantras are designed to help you tap into the potential of your true spirit, and to make your sense of self and …

Meditation

Long EyeLash Envy? Maybe You Should Try Lash Extensions!

<i>Before and after eyelash extensions</i><p>I was born with short, thin and super-straight eyelashes so I’m naturally jealous of everyone who has lashes that …

Makeup

Cleansing Water: A Makeup Artist’s Best-Kept Secret

When makeup artists and models hit Paris for fashion week, the runway shows aren’t their only destination. They also flock to Parisian pharmacies to …

Skin Care

Forget Blotting—Learn the Real Trick to Red Lipstick That Stays Put!

You know when you do a bold red lip perfectly, walk out the door feeling hella fine, and then sip a coffee an hour later and immediately feel your …

Makeup

Three Easy Ways To Apply Foundation

Just because you wear foundation, doesn’t mean you have to wear it like a mask. Here are three of the best ways to apply liquid foundation—targeted …

Makeup

New to eye liner? Here’s how to pull off basic eye liner looks.

Like many of you, I love eye liner. I love the precision and perfection of a well-drawn cat eye with liquid liner; I love the smudgy bedroom eyes …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive and good things will happen," or "Try your hardest and eventually things will work out." While these words of wisdom certainly have merit, what may seem like well meaning suggestions won't help you reach your goals if you're simultaneously engaging in …

Self-help

Greatist Workout of the Day: Tuesday, February 17th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Health

Get Glowing Skin: The Right Way to Apply Highlighter

Perri Goldstein loved the idea of accentuating her bone structure with highlighter—but she had to cake it on for it to show on her fair skin. Dior …

4 Questions to Help You Let Go And Allow Life To Happen

<b>“If you let go a little you will have a little happiness. If you let go a lot you will have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely you will be</b> …

Banana Coconut Smoothie

Banana Coconut Smoothie from Marla Meridith• 1/2 cup canned Whole Coconut Milk (or low fat)<br>• 1 Frozen Banana<br>• 1/2 cup Banana Fruit Nectar<br>• 1 serving your …

Breakfast

Here's an Easy Way to Burn More Calories

I come bearing (more) good news for my fellow caffeine lovers. We've already reported this month that a recent study found people have a 20 percent lower risk of developing melanoma if they consume an average of four cups of caffeinated coffee a day. And if you're suffering from hair loss, caffeine …

Fitness

the 8 things about to take over beauty

get ready, 2015.<p>Last year was an interesting time for skin care. We found ourselves looking to new products, unexpected ingredients (what's up, snail slime) and unfamiliar routines. Argan oil had its moment in the sun; Korean beauty products (and their formidable 17-step regimens) made their way …

Skin Care

Women's Health

3. Warrior III<p>Begin in Crescent pose with your legs in a lunge and your hands overhead. Join your palms together in front of your heart and lean forward over your front thigh. Keep gazing forward and lift your back leg off the floor until it is parallel to the floor. Extend your upper chest and …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

<b>Exercise</b><br>That early workout doesn't just put a pep in your step: Exercising in the morning also helps boost your metabolism, more so than exercising at other times, according to previous studies. So lace up your sneaks and greet the sun to torch extra calories.<p><b>Add Intensity</b><br>A recent study found that …

7 Makeup Mistakes You’re Making

<b>Mistake: Applying Foundation with a Flat Brush</b><br>Just image search the words “foundation brush,” and you’ll see that people have no clue what it is. Typically, the brushes marketed for foundation are flat—but Johnson says that using a flat brush causes streaks in your foundation. Instead, use a large …

Makeup

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Monday, December 15th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …

Workouts

The Best Hair Trends For Spring 2015

Start growing out your bobs and lobs because long hair is back and it's cooler than ever. Here, our favorite trends from the Spring 2015 shows.<p>Whether embellished, slicked back, pulled high and tight or worn down in loose waves, the hairstyles on the spring runways all had one thing in common: …

A High-Intensity Workout to Burn Calories Like Crazy

Exercise 1 Box Jump<p>Stand in front of a sturdy box or bench with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Brace your core and soften into a slight squat in preparation for the jump <b>(B)</b>. Using your arms for assistance, jump high onto the bench <b>(C)</b> so that you land in a downward fashion, landing on …

12 Beauty Hacks To Try Now

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, try these beauty tricks using a toothbrush.<p><b>1. Spray the bristles of an old toothbrush with hairspray to help tame flyaways.</b><p>Since the bristles of each toothbrush are positioned so close together, they act as a super-tiny boar bristle brush. Spray the head of the …

Hair