13 Plus Size Models Who Prove Your Curves Are Sexy at Any Size

You know the definition of the perfect beach body? In the words of body acceptance activist and author Lesley Kinzel, "A 'beach body' is whatever body you take to the beach." And we're proving it by showcasing 13 gorgeous plus size models -- such as Ashley Graham, Natalie Drue and Robyn Lawley -- who demonstrate that curves are seriously sexy at any size. We even reached out to a handful of them for their perspective on remaining body positive while splashing around at the shoreline, chilling poolside or otherwise.   read more

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8 Hats That Make Sun Protection Look Chic as Hell

When it comes to protecting yourself from the sun, establishing stellar sunscreen habits is by far the numero uno most important thing to do. But, once you've nailed the SPF sitch (as an obligatory reminder, this means using a broad-spectrum formula with SPF 30 or higher, 365 days a year), upping your defenses with a hat is a great next move.   read more

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16 Hemp-Infused Beauty Products for Stoners and Non-Stoners Alike

So, technically, marijuana beauty products can't get you high -- but they can still make you feel good. Though you might be wondering, without the high what are the benefits? Well, as fate would have it, hemp seed oil is packed with skin-loving components, like vitamins A, C, and E, as well as omega-3 fatty acids to really make your skin glow. Plus, since it's a dry oil, it absorbs into the skin quickly without leaving behind a greasy residue or contributing to breakouts -- quite the opposite, in fact: Since it happens to be quite close to our skin's natural oils, it can actually help with sebum regulation, and by extension, breakouts.   read more

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10 Breakfasts to Boost Your Metabolism Before 8 a.m.

Yeah, we've all been there: It's bright and early at 7:41 a.m., you've hit snooze twice and now you have to get out of bed to even have a chance of making it to your 9 a.m. meeting. Yikes. While you can rock an high pony and put on a tunic with leggings in a flash, finding something that's easy to eat and also healthy is a taller order. An especially concerning fact when you consider that your breakfast choices can make or break your entire day. This pivotal meal that your mom always warned you to never, ever skip is what revs up or slows down your metabolism for the other 23.5 hours of the day.   read more

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7 Aromatherapy Products to Calm You the Eff Down

Women are multi-taskers, which means we try to juggle everything from our careers and school to friends and family. And while a majority of the time we're total boss babes, managing all of that at once can be overwhelming. Translation: We're completely stressed out.   read more

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20 Quote Tattoos for Inspiration All Day, Every Day

We can all benefit from a little inspiration from time to time. And sure, you could tape up powerful quotes on your mirror, but there are a few quotes so meaningful that they deserve to stick with you permanently.   read more

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10 Must-Try Natural Beauty Products

Natural, organic, vegan ... these terms are no longer reserved just for the grocery store. The beauty industry is going green, with an ever-increasing number of brands now offering products that tout clean, chemical-free formulas. Celebs are getting in on the action too, with stars like Lena Dunham and Nina Dobrev speaking out about their affinity for natural beauty products.   read more

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8 Brand-Sparkling-New Teeth Whiteners … That Actually Work

Fact: White teeth make you look younger, healthier, more attractive, and more employable. Yes, really, employable, according to a recent survey conducted by Oral-B. (They're a little biased, sure, but would you hire someone with Pennsatucky's teeth?)   read more

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The 8 Stages of Organizing Your Beauty Products (and Your Life)

Anyone who has tasked themselves with organizing knows that you don't get from "determined" to "satisfied with life-changing results" without a lot of inner turmoil. Especially if you follow Marie Kondo's tips from her bestselling novel, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." Thanks to a job that requires me to test out new beauty products (I know, it's rough), my product closet -- er, bathroom -- is bordering on a level that could get me on "Hoarders." So, I decided to put Kondo's tactics to the test. As she says in the book, "When you put your house in order, you put your affairs and your past in order, too." Such is the magic of tidying up. Here's how I (and my beauty product collection) fared.   read more

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13 Healthy Ways to Up Your Avocado Toast Game

Raise your hand if you love avocado toast. We thought so. Though this massive food trend has made its way onto most brunch menus by now, it's also incredibly easy to make at home. Whether eaten to start your day or as a healthy pre- or post-workout snack, avocado toast is great for pretty much any meal. Avocado toast packs a winning combination of carbs and healthy, monounsaturated fats (aka the ones that are good for your heart). Plus, they're chock-full of potassium, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, which have extra benefits for your skin and hair. Even better, avocado toast is the perfect canvas for well, just about anything. There are tons of things you can add to your avocado toast to spice things up or make it more filling.   read more

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Taking care of your health is very important and if you can look good in the process, it's an added bonus. Usually, eating well and exercising will help you stay beautiful naturally, but there will always be pesky beauty problems that pop up (we're looking at you, backne). When that happens, it may be tempting to try some outlandish trick that you heard about through the grapevine or outrageously expensive tonic your favorite celebrity swears by. We say listen to the experts and you'll be able to take care of your health and appearance, while getting the most bang for your buck. With Total Beauty, you'll always have a resource where you can find expert advice on the best ways to take care of yourself using natural, gentle products and tried and true techniques.

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