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How to Apply Lip Liner for Natural-Looking Fuller Lips

Forget the lip liner trends from the ’90s (namely a dark outline with nude lips): Today’s liners are chic and can benefit your look in several ways. With the right color and formula, you can achieve fuller-looking lips and longer-lasting lip color without the dated look. Follow the below guidelines and lip liner may jump to the top of your list of favorite products.Benefits of Lip LinerIt acts as a primer to lipstick: Tired of feathered, faded lipstick? Applying waxy lip liner first … [Read More...]

How to Cut Down Your Chances of Getting Sick During or After a Vacation

If you’ve come down with a cold, flu, or stomach bug on vacation, you’re not alone. In one study, 20 percent of plane passengers reported respiratory symptoms within a week of flying. No one wants to get sick on a trip—or directly after one. Keep reading to learn how to prevent illnesses during and after your next vacation.1. Get up to date on travel vaccinesIt’s fun to learn about new cultures. It’s not so fun to come into contact with new diseases. Fortunately, vaccines are available … [Read More...]

Do Positive Affirmations Really Work?

What if you could feel better about yourself and more empowered in your life simply by saying nice things about yourself? That's the idea behind positive affirmations, and a great deal of research suggests that people who practice positive self-talk might be onto something. But while positive affirmations can help people feel more confident or able to successfully navigate trying times, they can sometimes have the opposite effect.Before you start working with affirmations, read on to … [Read More...]

7 Creative Yoga Hybrids to Switch Up Your Practice

As yoga has grown ever more popular, a variety of other physical practices have incorporated it into their repertoire. This has resulted in the rise of "hybrid" or "fusion" yoga classes, which meld yoga with other exercise styles and physical activities including acrobatics, CrossFit, dance, paddleboarding, and Pilates. These hybrids can challenge the body in new ways and add a mindful component to otherwise more physical practices. They also help introduce more people to the practice … [Read More...]

Can Collagen Supplements Benefit Your Health (and Beauty)?

Collagen supplements and collagen-rich bone broth are hot health trends in the U.S. in recent years. And some people have been sold on the benefits of collagen for much longer. Women in China have eaten collagen-rich donkey hide to improve their complexions for thousands of years. Chinese women still line up to eat donkey hide at Wang Pang Zi Donkey Burgers in Beijing, hoping the collagen-rich hide (which resembles thick, wet leather) will keep their skin healthy and beautiful. An assortment of … [Read More...]