Anyone who has tried to get rid of a blemish that has appeared overnight knows that great skin requires diligence and patience. Sure, some women won the genetic lottery and can get away with nothing more than washing their face to maintain a glowing complexion... but alas, we can't all be so lucky.
Scent has the ability to transform your mood. In fact, studies show inhaling pleasant scents can be a serious mood booster. So while you're cooped up inside, practicing social distancing, why not spritz on a fresh spring fragrance? Here, we've rounded up our favorite new launches for spring 2020. You might just find your signature scent among this bunch!
Flying takes it out of you. Travelers are squeezed into itty bitty seats, and the dry, recirculated air wreaks havoc on skin and hair. Not to worry, we're here for you, sis: Here are all the best traveling beauty hacks to beat jet lag, and come out on the other side of that Transatlantic flight looking as well-rested and radiantly beautiful as ever.
No one likes dry, flaky skin... which is why we're here with a round up of body scrubs, all set to save the day. These hardworking (yet gentle) exfoliants help keep your skin extra smooth and happy. We've chosen some of our favorite options at various price points, from the drugstore aisle, to the luxury department store counter! Keep reading to see our top picks.
When it comes to CBD, it's tough to know who to trust. Is it actually CBD? Or is it just regular ol' hemp oil dressed up in fancy, marijuana-inspired packaging? And even when it is actual CBD oil, where did it come from? Was it ethically sourced? And, perhaps most importantly of all, is it safe for your skin?
Do you spend all day hunched over at your desk? Are you looking to prolong your muscle and bone health, but you're not sure where to start? Don't be a slouching Susan — and listen to Los Angeles-based physical therapist Vivian Eisenstadt and craniosacral therapist Isabella Pilar for some of the most effective ways to elongate your spine and keep your vertebrae in top shape!
Do you love to sweat, smile, and throw your hands in the air and wave them like you just don't care? Then Zumba — a fast-paced cardio dance workout invented by accident in 2011 when cardio dance instructor Beto Perez brought the wrong playlist to class (yes, really) — may be the right way to warm up your chilly body this winter.
The dog days of winter are here, and if you're anything like us, you're probably getting a little stir crazy from spending so much time indoors. Even if a beach getaway isn't in the cards this season, you can still look like you traveled somewhere warm with a faux tan. Self-tanner can admittedly be tricky to use, which is why our current obsession is self-tanning drops. All you have to do is mix a drop or two into your moisturizer for a streak-free golden glow that will have everyone wondering where in the world you just vacationed. Here, our favorite self-tanning drops to try this winter and beyond.
Dove Care Between Washes Go Active Dry Shampoo Wipes, $4.99, are basically like two of our favorite lazy-girl essentials (dry shampoo and cleansing towelettes) had a baby. Swipe them over post-gym or second-day hair to absorb excess oil, boost volume, and leave everything looking and feeling refreshed.
February 14 is the day of love! Couples around the world celebrate each other with lovely flowers, heartfelt cards, romantic dinners, and then some. But what about some self-love? This year, for Valentine's Day, show yourself a little love... because you deserve it! And what better way to practice self-love than with a little self care?
Teeth whitening is all the rage lately — and so is charcoal toothpaste. The latter claims to be a natural solution for brighter, whiter teeth... but does it actually work? And if so, how? We're answering all of your charcoal toothpaste questions today; from "what is activated charcoal, anyway?" to "but is it actually safe for my teeth?" Read on!
Showering is part of your daily routine, but how much attention do you really pay to your body wash? All that sudsing up can strip your skin of moisture, leaving you feeling dry once you step out of the shower. This is especially the case during the winter months, when there's less moisture in the air and you're already more prone to dryness. The good news is, there are some super-moisturizing body washes out there that will leave you feeling silky smooth all day long. Say goodbye to dry skin and embrace the softness by adding these hydrating body washes to your bathroom.
Doing the same workout over and over again gets boring fast. Luckily, there are a lot of trendy fitness studios out there so you can incorporate all different types of exercises into your fitness routine. One of the most popular workout classes of the last few years is barre. Barre combines ballet-inspired moves with Pilates, yoga, and strength training for a full-body workout that will make you look leaner and longer. Intimidated by the barre? You don't have to be. Here, top barre instructors share what you need to know before taking your first class.
There are very few people out there with perfectly white teeth, and for those who don't fall into that category, you're probably wondering how the heck you can get a whiter smile... without dropping hundreds of dollars at the dentist, that is.
No matter the gender of the loved one you're shopping for — or whether you're looking to buy something for your significant other, a parent or your newly single best friend — they'll be smitten by these gender-neutral Valentine's Day picks. We're talking buys for wellness fanatics, doting new parents, lovers of classics like flowers and chocolates, and more (in other words, basically everyone on your contact list).
Whether you're new to the fitness game or you've been pumping iron for years now, chances are you could use a little workout inspo from time to time. Sure, you could hire a personal trainer, but who has the cash lying around for that? Truly, we'd rather spend that cash on new activewear (okay, or food, fine)... which is why we're turning to Instagram.
Valentine's Day is rich with fragrant bouquets and delectable chocolates, but sometimes you want to switch things up a bit. If bae is the type who appreciates a little self-indulgence, these fun and flirty finds will make the perfect Valentine's Day gift. You could even buy a few items from this list and create a DIY basket.
She's been there for you through it all: your breakups, your make ups, and your one-night stand regrets. No matter what your relationship status looks like at the moment, one thing's for sure: Your single best friend deserves to feel the love on Valentine's Day.
If we had a dollar every time we wished we had a petite tube of lotion in our purse this winter — or every time someone else asked if we had any to spare — well, we'd be rich AF. Hand lotion is a must-have in these dry, frigid, and brutal winter months, and we argue that a luxurious option makes winter just a little more tolerable. We're shouting out some of our faves here.