Makeup sponges are essential in any makeup kit, but it's also important to keep them clean to avoid breakouts and the spreading of germs. Here are two methods to ensure that your sponge is squeaky clean:
There are plenty of weight loss plans out there that say weight loss involves just watching what to eat. But not all of them explain why you should make the choices that you make, so it's unlikely
it will help you in the long run. As Darya Rose, the creator of Summer Tomato, explains:
Get up. Go to work. Sit in traffic. Drive home. Sit in traffic. Go to sleep. Lather, rinse, and repeat. For most, this is a daily routine. While we always manage to find the time to work more, sleep less, and ignore our health, we never seem to make the effort to schedule time for pure, unadulterated silliness.
A healthy body leads to a healthy pregnancy, and a healthy pregnancy can lead to a healthy post-pregnancy body. Your baby's well-being is probably at the top of your list, but staying in shape should follow closely behind. As you determine the best workout routine for yourself before, during and after pregnancy, keep this in mind:
New research claims that a diet high in salt can increase one's risk of developing gastric cancer based on how it reacts with a bacterial infection that occurs in the gut.
The study published in Infection and Immunity involving gerbils found that those infected with CagA-positive strains of H. pylori and fed a high-salt diet developed severe gastric inflammation and a higher rate of cancer when compared to gerbils fed a regular diet. Gerbils infected with CagA-negative strains did not develop cancer, regardless of diet.
Ever pushes your body a little too hard after a workout to only feel dizzy right after. While your first intinct would be to just sit down and catch your breath, here's why you should try to walk it off instead.
The American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal has introduced this super-easy routine featuring 12 exercises based on the latest fitness research that they say will offer you a complete workout in 7 minutes. And you can do it basically anywhere with almost no equipment.
Long eyelashes are the best way to add a little flirt to your peepers. But if your lashes have been lacking lately, chances are that you've been stressing them too much with mascara and curling wands. All this tugging and product application might even make them fall out!
Ever had one of those spontaneous muscle cramps that seem to come out of nowhere? Turns out that these leg cramps are really nothing to worry about and mostly have to do with dehydration:
Dehydration, whether due to insufficient fluid intake or sustained and heavy exercise, is a prime and sometimes overlooked culprit, says Dr. Morrissey. Lack of fluids causes a loss of electrolytes—sodium, potassium and calcium, to name a few—and "if your electrolytes are out of whack, you can have spasms."
Just because it has the word "healthy" on the label doesn't necessarily mean that it's good for you. The thing about health foods is that you don't know if they've just been repackaged to convince you that it's a better option.
We've shown you how to remove yellowish stains from nail polish that's been left on too long, but do you know what to do should that tiny bottle accidentally tip over?
While you could attempt to rub it out with nail polish remover, the contents could mean having to risk damaging the surface that's been stained. Below are a couple of tips on how to get those stubborn stains out:
Thanks to science, we no longer have to starve ourselves or swallow tapeworms just to lose weight. But there are some old diet rules which still persist, like the ones listed below. Here's a reason why you should break each of them right now:
You've probably read somewhere that eating too much meat and eggs is bad for your heart because of its high cholesterol content. But a new study states that it might have more to do with how these foods react with the bacteria found in your gut.
Drinking alcohol influences our personality in a bunch of different ways. Some people feel elated, while others turn abusive or impulsive. But we've all been the emotional drunk at some point in our lives.
Summer's here, which means it's time to bring out those skimpy swimsuits. But if your worried about your bum looking a bit bumpy, then check out these nifty tips from Daily Glow that will have your behind looking nice and supple:
Ever tried to comb out tangled hair only to end up ripping out a sizable chunk from your head. Fortunately there's an easy solution you can make at home using water, lemons and vodka.
First, peel and chop the lemons into chunks before. Place these in 2 cups of boiling water and simmer until about half the liquid is gone. Next, strain out the lemons and place the mixture in a spray bottle and add vodka or rubbing alcohol. This will help keep the mixture fresh for about 2-3 weeks.