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49 Mismatched Nail Art Ideas to Swoon Over This Summer

In the age of Instagram makeup, beauty has gotten technical, and if you're someone who struggles on the daily to get a basic cat eye lined up straight, we're betting you're...

The 10 Best Morning Snacks For Weight Loss

Because you know you always get hungry before lunch.<p>Getty Images<p>You’re sitting at your desk when that dreaded feeling hits: total can’t-think-about-anything-else hunger. And it’s only 10 a.m. But rather than try to wait it out until lunchtime in an epic willpower battle, the experts say it’s …

27 Holy Grail Kitchen Gadgets That Live Up To The Hype

Products people swear by to set up a kickass kitchen.

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Make These Boho Chic Hanging Macrame Vases

Nothing gives a room a quick update like a vase of fresh flowers. And since we’re quite partial to hanging macrame planters, we thought we’d make a bouquet-friendly edition. For today’s #31DaysofDIY project, we’ll show you how to make dip-dyed hanging macrame vases. We’ve made two kinds for you to …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated<p>Time to drink up—and we don’t mean heading to the nearest happy hour. First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced her latest stay-healthy initiative with a Partnership for a Healthier America: Drink just one more glass of water a day. Sounds easy …

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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 …

4 Standing Moves for a Super-Flat Stomach

Pooch, be gone.<p>You can get a stronger center without unfurling an exercise mat. In fact, the standing abdominals routine below hits all of the muscles that make up your core, from your abs to your hips, your pelvis to your lower back.<p>Check out the four exercises in our handy video and pin-able …

8 Ways You're Probably Using Your Curling Iron Wrong

<b>Mistake: Curling Your Hair in the Wrong Direction</b><p>Make your desired part before you start curling, as this will help determine which way you curl the hair. For a more natural look, you'll want to curl your hair <i>away</i> from your face. This means winding the hair down and around the wand of the curling …

9 Genius Ways You Should Be Using Your Ice Cube Tray

You'll want to buy a few extras to try out all of these awesome ideas.<p>If the only thing you're using your ice cube trays for is to make regular old ice, then you're seriously missing out. Just check out all of the awesome ideas for how to use them in new and interesting ways, courtesy of our …

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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

<b>Reverse Lunge with Twist & Pull</b> <b><br>Targets:</b> butt, thighs, core, shoulders, and upper back<p>Stand with your arms extended forward at chest height, holding one end of the band in each hand. Step your left foot back, and lower into a lunge. Twist your torso over your right leg, and pull your hands farther …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

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7 Types of Squats You Should Be Doing

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p>Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, …

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

Are you ready? Get set go:<p>Here are the five moves:<br>1. Braced Squat<br>2. Alternating Dumbbell Press<br>3. Single Leg Row<br>4. Dumbbell Carry<br>5. Reverse Lunge with Raise<p>Are you obsessed yet? If so, there are definitely more videos where that one came from! Click here to check out our workout video collection. …

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Exercise 1 Plank to Side Plank<p>Position your hands under your shoulders, arms straight and legs extended behind you, feet hip-width apart. This is Plank <b>(a)</b>. Bring your left palm to the center of the mat and roll onto the outer edge of your left foot. Stack your right foot on top of your left. Extend …

4 Easy Ways to Jazz Up a Tub of Store-Bought Hummus

Wollman's original creations are definitely worth a taste. But if you want to try your hand at making your own wild hummus flavors at home, we got the expert himself to come up with fun ideas on how you can spice up an eight-ounce tub of plain hummus. These recipes are super simple to make—and …

Quiz: Do You Dress Your Age?

Answer the below to find out. Plus read Lisa Armstrong's take on what's appropriate for the season.<p><b>1) Your hemline philosophy most matches the following:</b><p>a) Show your legs in your 20's and as you approach your 40's and beyond, stay safely at the knee or below.<p>b) I follow fashion first and just as …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

Make Sure You're Doing THIS While Pregnant | Women's Health

New research suggests that this healthy habit can keep your baby at a healthy weight<p>It’s not exactly easy to stay active when you’re packing an extra 30 pounds or so in baby weight—but this should help motivate you to get on your feet: Exercising during your second and third trimesters can help …

Summer Pregnancy: How to Stay Cool

Baby, it’s hot outside!<p>If you’re pregnant—on top of being one of the millions affected by the intense summer heat—you’re probably doing everythingpossible to stay cool right about now. Not only is it just plain uncomfortable to be so incredibly hot, but increasing your body temperature to 102 …

30-Day Abs Challenge | Women's Health

Day 2. <b>Core-Sculpting Workout:</b> Attack Your Hidden Core Muscles<br>Even women who are otherwise slender and fit can end up with a belly pooch due to underworked lower abdominal muscles. We created a workout to tap into the deep abdominal muscles—the transverse abdominis—that pull in your waistline like a …

What will happen to markets when QE ends?

Print this page<p>Last week’s market reaction to Fed Chairman Bernanke’s suggestion that the FOMC might begin to taper back QE “within a few meetings” …

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

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30 Days of Twist and Pin Hairstyles

Christina of Hair Romance is a whiz at changing textures (her hair is naturally curly), and she pulls off truly creative styles on Pinterest and in her *30 Hairstyles in 30 Days *eBooks. My fave is Twist & Pin—she gives such fun options.<p>__Interested in more online experts? Pick up the May issue on …