How to Feel Calmer -- Instantly

We all have those moments. Your boss asks you to come in on a Saturday, your car decides not to start, or maybe you dribble coffee all over your favorite shirt. Next thing you know, a wave of emotion is welling up inside you -- anger, sadness, frustration, anxiety. In the heat of the moment, you want to yell, throw the nearest handy object, or just break down and cry. It can be difficult to deal with those strong emotions in a healthy, pro-active way.   read more

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Wha?! Taylor Swift the 'whorish face of doomed America'?

The Westboro Baptist Church cannons are now aimed at "bed-hopping" Taylor Swift and they plan to take action by crashing the singer's August 3rd concert in Kansas City, Missouri. In press release about the protest, Ben Phelps, the leader of the extremist group, called Swift "the whoring face of doomed America." We have a feeling the Westboro protestors have zero clue about what they're getting into with crazed T Swift fans of the world -- this could be the confrontation of the year. Source   read more

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Guess How Many Hairstyles You'll Have in a Lifetime?

We have a bit of catching up to do: a study commissioned by Toni&Guy surveyed 2,000 women and found that women between ages 15 and 65 will have an average of 100 different haircuts and 50 different hair colors in their lifetime. Source   read more

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Maria Sharapova Wants You to Eat More Candy

Sharapova cashing in on her sweet tooth
Most athletes go the healthy/sporty route for product endorsements and launches, so we're a bit surprised that tennis phenom Maria Sharapova released a line of sugar-laden candies. The line includes gummy lips, sour chews, and fruit-flavored gumballs in the shape of tennis balls. Source   read more

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Is Your Face Marriage Material?

Nevermind your sparkling wit and intelligence -- if we're to believe a new study on the fickle nature of men and how they choose a mate, your face shape may determine whether or not you're considered marriage material (versus a fun fling). And here's the kicker: if you're ugly, these guys say they're more likely to put a ring on it.   read more

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The Bizarre New Food for a Gluten-Free Diet

Not a day goes by without news of some crazy new gluten-free product on the market, but this one has us tweeting: birdseed. Yes, birdseed. A new gluten-free variety of canary seed was re-engineered for human consumption and researchers found the seeds contain more protein and are richer in nutrients compared to other cereals. The seed can also be ground into flour and used in breads, cookies, cakes and other products. (Source)   read more

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Our Nasty Beauty Habits Revealed

Sure, we eat, breathe, and sleep health and beauty, but that doesn't mean we're absolutely perfect when it comes to our own personal habits. Exhibit A: We asked the question 'What's your worst, most shameful beauty habit?' in a meeting today, just for kicks. After a good minute-long pause -- everyone looking around guiltily, because no one wanted to 'fess up at first -- the truth came out ... and it was cringe-worthy. But after the giggling and looks of utter disgust subsided, it felt kinda cathartic to let these secrets out of the beauty closet. So of course, the next natural step is to share our nasty bad habits with you in a slideshow. We're withholding names to protect the innocent (and, okay, the gnarly).   read more

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Top 5 Beauty Treatments to Get Summer-Ready

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Top 5 Beauty Treatments to Get Summer-Ready

When you think about prepping for summer, do you immediately imagine countless days in the gym? Or perhaps you daydream about hours of sundress shopping? While slimming down for bikini season and refreshing your wardrobe are essential hits on your summer "To Do" list, there are others that are just as important: beauty treatments. Why? Well, no matter how fab your abs are or how chic your two-piece looks, it will be all for nothing if paired with, say, furry, pale legs.   read more

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Yes, Please: Naomi Watts as Princess Di

Naomi Watts was cast as the beloved Princess Diana in a film that documents the eventful but tragic last two years of her life. Watts said she was terrified to take on this role for fear of not doing the "people's princess" justice, but we are blown away by her spot-on portrayal of Diana's iconic image.   read more

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The New Wedding Photo Trend Is ... *cringe*

You've got to see it to believe it, and you'll wish you could un-see it   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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