5 On-the-Go Snack Mixes to Fuel Your Day

Let's face it -- we don't always have time to whip up a healthy snack, and more often than not, we turn to the quickest, easiest and not-so-healthiest solution (read: something from the nearest vending machine). In lieu of that solution we spoke with nutritionists and dieticians Franci Cohen and Nicolette Pace, who created five easy, healthy snack mixes you can take anywhere. "Snack mixes are ideal because you get a concentration of energy and calories," says Pace, "but they don't take up much volume in your stomach so you don't bloat." So instead of reaching for a snack-size candy bar when you're crashing at your desk midday, swap it out for one of these snack mix recipes you can make in bulk and eat all week long (just don't go too crazy with portion sizes).   read more

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8 Best Foot Treatments

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8 Best Foot Treatments

They may look nice sitting in their Jimmy Choos, but after eight hours at the office and a sweaty gym sesh, your feet look less than stellar once the shoes come off. Cracked heels, seriously dry skin and rough calluses are proof that your feet take a serious beating every day. Still, it's easy to forget them in your nightly beauty routine of moisturizing and conditioning, especially when tights and closed-toe shoes are still options.   read more

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You Told Us: Why Your Mom is a Total Beauty

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and just like there's so much more to the special Sunday in May than brunches, flowers and greeting cards, there's so much more to Mom than free rides to school and soccer practice, home-cooked meals each night, and putting up with years of terrible teen angst (sorry, Mom). Those rank high on the "why moms are the best" list, but truth is, there are endless reasons why moms are beautiful and make the ultimate role models.   read more

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5-Minute Beauty Routines

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5-Minute Beauty Routines

You never really appreciate your mom -- that is, until it's your turn in the delivery room. Fourteen hours of labor followed by numerous can't sleep/feel-anything-but-overwhelmed days can't be properly admired or fully recognized until it's your turn to take a ride on the big 'ol baby rodeo.   See tips

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10 Best Beauty Products You Still Worship

Whether it was your first grown-up purchase or a secret passed down through generations, some classic beauty formulas just can't be beat. Read on to see which oldies but goodies fans continue to adore. (Be sure to pick one up during your next beauty emergency!)   See products

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15 Best Eye-Catchingly Cute Beauty Products

You only get one shot at making a first impression. Whether it's meeting your future in-laws for the first time, walking into a big corporate office for an interview or going out on a first date, presentation is half the battle with winning people over (sad but true). And the same holds true with beauty products. Why can't the things that make us look beautiful also be attractively packaged? Well, we believe they can be and very well should be, hence this list of top-rated beauty products with the prettiest packaging.   Get products

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5 High-Tech Toothpastes

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5 High-Tech Toothpastes

Maybe you don't get the same giddy rush from buying a new tube of toothpaste as you do, say, the latest age-defying serum, but here's why you should. The new generation of toothpaste aims to make your teeth brighter and healthier, which, in turn, takes years off your smile for a more youthful look overall.   read more

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Yes, They're Real. 11 Beauty Products You Thought Were a Joke

There are some beauty products that are so crazy/awesome/amazing, we just can't believe the world went on spinning without them. Powdered cleansers that get past TSA -- so handy! BB cream for your body -- how did no one think of this sooner? And then there are some beauty products that are so crazy, we can't believe they exist. Take for instance edible deodorant. Not only did someone dream up this concoction (and think it was a good idea), its inventor also managed to convince financial backers and stores that people need this product. Yes, we wish we could say it's an April Fools' prank, but trust us when we say it's legit. Here, 11 unbelievable beauty products that seem like a joke, but aren't.   read more

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8 New Beauty Products to Buy This April

Even though it's April, winter refuses to quit (at least in NYC). So I'm finding solace in sourcing the best new beauty products that scream, "spring." And they're so good I know I'll use them all the way through summer.   read more

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14 Best Classic Beauty Products

We call them classic beauty products for a reason. They've been around for ages and have become staples in our makeup bags and bathroom cabinets. You know the beauty products we're talking about -- the ones your mother (or even grandmother) used that eventually (against your strongest will) became your favorites.   See products

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There's so much health & beauty information available that it's sometimes hard to sort through it all. Fortunately, Total Beauty has a health and beauty guide that will take the guesswork out of finding the best products, advice, and tips for you. You'll be able to find the information you're looking for by checking out our articles, galleries, and videos, any time, day or night.



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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