Tina Doolan

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This One Tiny Manicure Tweak Will Give You Better Nails and Longer-Lasting Polish

Besides the obvious—don't pick your cuticles or bite your nails, apply hand cream religiously, don't saw a file back and forth—there's one tip for better, healthier nails you may be missing. And it involves a little bit of trigonometry. Don't worry, you won't have to chart triangles or anything, …

Myths About Metabolism You Really Shouldn't Believe

<i>By: Nicholas Knock</i><p><i>Credit: Lauri Patterson</i><p>Everyone loves a good scapegoat. If work sucks, you can blame the boss. If the room stinks, you can blame the dog. And if you can't lose weight? Blame metabolism, of course.<p>When it comes to ruining your health goals, metabolism is an easy culprit because it …

My Great Sleep Hygiene Experiment

A smattering of substances I’ve tried to improve my sleep.<p>I've never been a great sleeper. When people brag about how they've slept "like a baby," I get incredibly jealous of them, and also of the baby. I've tried many methods to improve my sleep, but whether it was a herbal remedy, a glass of red …

Top 10 overnight hair and beauty tricks

<p>We all need our beauty sleep, but for those wanting an extra spot of pampering while they snooze, there are some easy tips and tricks to keep you …

13 Body Lotions to Beat Dry Skin on Any Budget

In the skin care world, fall is one of the most problematic seasons of them all. Because of the crisp, cool weather, skin has a tendency to get rough and dry in the blink of an eye. So, now more than ever, it’s time to invest in skin-moisturizing saviors like body lotion. Whether you’re working …

This Is the Hairstylist Trick for Getting Your Dye Job to Last 6 Months

Like the hot surfer you met on that tropical vacay, great hair color is a fleeting kind of love affair. You head to the salon and walk out with the perfect color, but you know that it won’t last for long before it starts to fade. So you wait six weeks or so and then repeat the whole ordeal all over …

7 Best Anti-Aging Beauty Secrets

Photo credit: Fuse/Thinkstock<p><i>"I want to look older."</i><p>Said no one ever (no one over 20, that is).<p>Six weeks after my daughter was born, I saw them. Lines! Crow's feet! When did that happen? Of course, I'm proud of the life experiences that brought these lines. But that doesn't mean I won't put up a</i> …

Skillet Macaroni and Cheese

Comforting and crave-worthy, macaroni and cheese is hard to improve. But we think we've done it. Try this one-pot version, and four tempting variations: Mushroom-Fontina Mac, Jalapeno Mac, Bacon Mac, and Primavera Mac.

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Pan-Seared Steak with Onion and Worcestershire

One-Pot Chicken Recipes for Hectic Weeknights

<b>You have your main ingredient -- chicken -- but how to cook it? All these recipes require is one pot, pan, or baking dish and can be prepared with little effort and minimal cleanup.</b><p>Chicken, Fennel, and Artichoke Fricassee<p>Take one skillet and add chicken thighs, artichoke hearts, red onion, and …

Cooking

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies

Timeless styles we've inherited from our parents

When you fix yourself a drink this weekend with tonic water freshly fizzed in your SodaStream, take a look around and see how the taste of your …

Home Decorating

3 Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep (That You Haven't Tried Yet)

You know all the conventional advice: Keep a dark room and lay off the snooze button. But for the stubborn sleepers–the ones who would sooner give up …

Hacking

9 warning signs that exhaustion is around the corner

Say you pull an all-nighter to get ahead at work, or you make it to an early-morning spin class. What do you get? Props for your hustle.<p>But you might …

10 Foods You Think Are Healthy (But Are Actually Fueling Your Sugar Addiction)

Anyone who’s ever lost a battle with a cupcake knows exactly how addictive sugar can be. And, as with any addiction, as long as the offending …

Nutrition

Top Cancer Doc Gives 5 Lifestyle Strategies That Help You Avoid Cancer

These small tweaks could make a monumental difference to your health<p>People who have suffered and beaten cancer are willing to do anything they can to prevent the disease from returning. And that’s probably a mindset everyone should adopt, whether they’ve had cancer or not.<p>The good news: “Almost all …

Cancer

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Scientific studies on how to improve mood and increase feelings of happiness have proliferated in recent years, thanks in part to the positive …

Happiness

Is Your Job Making You Fat? 3 Tips to Stay Healthy at Work

Are you finding there's a little more of you to love lately?<p>If you're a little heftier than you used to be, the real culprit might be stress.<p>Stress can lower your metabolism; it also causes you to increase your consumption. Mindless eating is a mainstay in many offices. If you've ever been held …

11 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat if You Want to Lose Weight

Not all veggies are created equal.<p>You don't need science to tell you that fresh produce is healthier than processed, packaged food— especially if you're trying to lose weight. But science is here to help anyway. New research that tracked more than 133,000 people's eating habits and weights for four …

Bizarre but Beautiful: People Are Now Coloring Their Hair with Glass and a Paint Brush

Trust us, you want to see the results.<p>If you get your hair colored at the salon, you know there are two commonly used techniques that pros use to apply color: balayage (where the color is painted on with a brush) and foils (when the hair is covered with color and then wrapped in foil), but now …

The Best Drugstore Foundations for Every Skin Type

If you’re into rocking a full face of makeup every day, you may notice your high-end foundation’s cost per wear is a bit steep. Even if you’re not a makeup maven, you might just have more important things to spend your hard earned cash on, like new digs for your apartment… and wine! Whatever the …

If You Color Your Hair, You Need to Know About This Miracle Product

If dyeing one’s hair went without consequence (aka damage to your hair), then a lot more of us may be walking around with hair that spans the colors of the rainbow. But the truth of the matter is that bleaching, toning or any chemical treatment can cause serious breakage and dullness to your locks …

Cold Water Is Way Better For Your Hair Than Hot Water

Cold showers are seriously not ideal, but as I’ve previously mentioned, cold showers are way better for you than hot showers. Specifically, cold …

Personal Care Recipes With Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been used since ancient times for its remarkable effects on skin and hair. It is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, which …

Coconut

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5 Healthy Fast Food Breakfast Options for Crazy-Busy Mornings

<i>By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The best way to set your day up -- and give yourself the energy to power through it -- is to have a healthy breakfast. "Breakfast is like putting gas in your car before you go on a long trip," says Abby Langer, RD. And in an ideal world, you'd have enough time …

The iPhone 6s is listening for the ‘Hey Siri’ command, most of the time

One of the best new features of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, at least for me, has been the new low-power M9 coprocessor that’s built directly …

Mobile Technology

Preventing weight gain for women after 40: What to eat during midlife

<b>What to eat during mid-life</b><p>In our nutrition counselling practice we see a distinct spike in women struggling with their weight for women after 40 …