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An Excuse-Busting Workout Plan

If you can’t seem to make your workout happen, try this strategy instead: Take three 10-minute walks each day.

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Avoid This Common Beauty Ingredient

Not all that glitters is gold, and not all that smells good is good for you. The next time you’re shopping for beauty items, check the label and be sure you don’t see the term “fragrance” listed as a standalone ingredient. Says Dr. Mitchell Chasin, a New Jersey-based cosmetic physician and skincare expert, “Skin care companies get away with the […]

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10 Fall Foods to Help You Get Luminious Skin from Fox News Magazine

According to our friends at Fox News Magazine, there are a number of fall fruits and vegetables that not only taste good but can also help the appearance and health of your skin. Did you know that, for example, pumpkin has a high content of vitamin A? According to the article, “By using this ingredient in its natural form, it […]

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Protect Your Teeth From Soda

When you’re craving a soft drink, the last thing you need is a lecture—actually, a lecture may be the second-to-last thing. A dental bill, on the other hand? That’s definitely at the bottom of the list. According to Anthony Iacopino, a dentist and Winnipeg, Manitoba–based spokesperson for the American Dental Association, “The acid content in soda erodes enamel.” To prevent […]

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An Easy Way to Streamline Your Skin Care

If you’re confused about the best way to layer your skin care products—think serum, moisturizer, and foundation (or is it moisturizer, foundation, and then serum)—you’ll be happy to know that in the equation, the most important aspect is probably saving your sanity. Miami-based dermatologist Loretta Ciraldo suggests mixing your products in your palm and applying as one, or as she […]

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Quick Swaps for Cuticle Cream

The secret weapon to strong nails is moisturized cuticles—if you remember to apply cuticle cream or oil along with your hand lotion after every hand washing, you’re that much more likely to prevent brittle and broken nails. Even better: You don’t need a fancy cream handy when you’re in a pinch. According to Skyy Hadley, a celebrity manicurist and the […]

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Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Over half of women complain about pain in their breasts when exercising (and not just fuller-figured women!), says Fresh Pair bra fit expert Bobbie Smith. Are you one of them?

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The Chicken Soup Recipes That Will Cure Your Cold via HuffPost Taste

It seems like everyone around me is getting sick with a cold… and we all know that cold bugs do not discriminate. Just this week I’ve heard from many friends who are sick, my parents, and other moms of toddlers dealing with sneezy and feverish kiddos. According to our friends at HuffPost Taste, “The weather changed, so we all got […]

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When to Buy a New Pillow

Laying your head on your pillow each night should be an exercise in comfort and serenity—not a guaranteed way to wake up with a neck cramp. Here’s a quick test to see if it’s time for a new one: Fold your pillow in half, squeezing out the air. If it doesn’t spring back to shape, you’re overdue for a new […]

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Whether to Choose Cider or Juice

With apple season gearing up, you may find yourself craving juice or cider. If you’re having trouble choosing between the two, consider this food for thought: Cider contains an extra antioxidant. According to a study published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, cider is enriched with approximately two to five times the amount of polyphenols found […]

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