Month: February 2019

Once upon a time, I didn’t care for fancy facials. Cleansing and moisturizing was all I needed to keep acne at bay. Then, the stress of work assignments, planning my future, boyfriend and friend drama, and lack of sleep began to manifest little by little on my once-clear skin. Now, I’m at a spa almost
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Avocados are high in healthy fats that help promote weight loss and keep us fuller for longer. They’re also famous on social media for their picture-perfect appearance (most notably when spread on toast). This fruit (yes, fruit) is the celebrity of brunch menus, and if you’re obsessed, you’ll be happy to know that one company
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Urinary tract infection: three words people aren’t so pleased to hear. Are they uncomfortable? Yes. Are they painful? Double yes. Are they common? Unfortunately, yes: one in three women will need antibiotic treatment for a UTI by age 24. We spoke to Vannita Simma-Chiang, MD, assistant professor of urology at Mount Sinai, and Adeeti Gupta,
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Whether you’re in decent shape, or you’re just getting started working out, there’s always that one trouble spot you wish was just a little firmer, be it your arms, your stomach, or your thighs. As frustrating as it can be, making progress in those areas starts with transforming your entire body. “The unfortunate part of
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A surefire way to stand out this season is in daring silhouettes paired with an aura-enhancing glow. Dress, $3,845, bandeau, $1,275, both, Balmain. Bracelet, Cartier. BEN HASSETT Dress, Burberry, $6,900. Necklace, DeBeers. BEN HASSETT Trench coat, Moschino Couture, $5,995. Swimsuit, Roland Mouret, $445. Earrings, ring, all, Bulgari. BEN HASSETT Dress, boots, $1,300, all, Celine by
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Mom jeans are tough. Do they flatter your butt like a Fashionova fit? Absolutely not. But do they make you feel strangely accomplished and put together? Somehow, yes! The high-waist, straight-leg, loose-crotch silhouette is my jam, and I’m not afraid to admit it. And now Everlane is getting in the game. Courtesy The 90’s Cheeky
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When you’re cramming in a workout during a busy day, total-body moves are where it’s at, and celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins just posted a circuit of five that’ll get your heart rate up and your muscles burning in minutes. She combined several classic moves, throwing together side lunges and squat jumps, tricep kickbacks and leg
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Under-eye circles are so 21st Century. The Paris futurist Marine Serre just zapped them for good on her Fall 2019 runway with tiny LED rims that hovered just underneath the models’ eyes. The ultimate “highlight” came in ultraviolet and laser green. They served a dual purpose, brightening both faces and the catwalk space, which was
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Flipping someone off isn’t always possible. There’s the office meeting with inane questions and an inhumane lack of snacks. The first date, where he says, “My type is normally models.” The sixth date, where he says, “I can’t give you what you deserve right now.” And of course in Paris, where cigarettes count as breakfast
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Green tea “Green tea is truly one of the only natural fat-burning drinks available to the consumer,” insists Mike Clancy, trainer and certified nutrition lifestyle coach. “[It] has a strong antioxidant profile. The high amount of EGCG—epigallocatechin gallate—triggers enzymes that get fat cells to release their stored fat and increase the amount of fat used
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If the thought of tracking all your food seems daunting, you’re not alone. There’s research to show that tracking your food can lead to substantial weight loss, but it feels like such a chore that many people drop out before they can see any results. A new study published in Obesity aimed to figure out
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It’s no secret that high-end gym memberships can cost way more than many are willing or able to spend. Between initiation fees and monthly membership dues, the amount you hand over to your gym annually can creep up into the thousands and start to feel more like a second rent. Not to mention that some
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