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The Perfect (Healthy) Cup of Coffee

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The Perfect (Healthy) Cup of Coffee

I love my morning coffee. The smell. The taste. The ritual. But all cups of coffee are not created equal, and I'm partial to cold-brewed coffee. You see, when you heat coffee beans, they become acidic and bitter. And that extra acid isn't good for your system -- it creates inflammation and can funk up your stomach. Plus, heating water requires electricity while cold brewing is carbon-neutral. Overall, it's a much gentler process and results in a milder cup of joe -- for you and the planet.   read more

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The Ad Campaign for D&G's New Makeup Required a Model Whose Eyes Could 'Speak'

"When we were looking for someone whose eyes embody the innermost essence of the Dolce & Gabbana woman, we could only think of one person: Scarlett Johansson," explain Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of the casting choice they made for their new eye makeup campaign. "Her eyes can speak even when she does not," the pair say of Johansson, who, at 29, is expecting her first child with her French journalist fiancé Romain Dauriac.   read more

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Would You Wear a Fitness Band That Shocked You?

If your FitBit or NikeFuel isn't doing enough to get you motivated to move, maybe you require a fitness band with a bit more bite. Something like the Pavlok, perhaps?   read more

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Karlie Kloss Gets Her Fitness on For Nike

• Karlie Kloss is the star of Nike's new Pro Bra collection, and she shows off her insanely fit bod and her workout moves in a series of new ads for the collection. "I love different strengthening exercises and intense workouts," Kloss said in a statement. "I like to switch it up. I think that's the best way to really challenge your body and become stronger in every way." It's working for you, Karlie! [WWD]   read more

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6 Makeup Tricks for the Best Summer #Selfie

Selfies aren't a new phenomenon. "Selfie" was named the 2013 word of the year by Oxford Dictionary, and you'd be hard pressed to find any bar that isn't playing some electronic version of the "Selfie" song (if you can even classify it as a song).   read more

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Clavicle Contouring (And Why You Might Want to Give it a Shot)

According to the folks at Fashionista, clavicle contouring is a secret ace in the hole that the cognoscenti of the beauty world pull out of their back pockets when a little extra oomph is called for.   read more

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Why Kat Von D Doesn't Give Makeup Tips

She may look as intimidating as the needles she uses to tattoo on shows like "Miami Ink" and "L.A. Ink," but Kat Von D made me feel comfortable immediately. "I'm warning you, I talk a lot," she said with a laugh.   read more

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8 Backpacks Sleek Enough to Wear to Work

After watching all the spring/summer 2014 runway shows from New York Fashion Week I could have kicked myself. I instantly regretted giving away my collection of leather, denim and brightly colored backpacks from my school years. That being said, mine weren't nearly as sleek as the reimagined accessories gracing the arms of celebrities and fashion bloggers today. These chic backpacks will have you wondering if you really need that giant purse that weighs you down and gives you a crick in your neck. Newsflash: you don't. Because a trendy new backpack will fit everything you need (including your emergency flats) and will do so in an effortlessly stylish way. Here's proof.   read more

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How a Photogenic World Cup Fan Became the New Face of L'Oréal

Talk about your Cinderella story; Two weeks ago when 17 year-old Axelle Despiegelaere swiped the colors of her native Belgium onto her face and put on a goofy Red Devils hat to attend their World Cup match against Argentina, she had no idea that her own world was about to be rocked.   read more

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Why You'll Want A Coffee Before Your Crunches

Headed to the gym this morning? Take a minute to swill down a cup of joe before you go. It turns out that drinking a cup of coffee in the morning can actually improve your workout. A study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism found that athletes who ingested caffeine before they exercised burned around 15 percent more calories in the three hours after their workouts than those who didn't.   read more

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