Month: April 2019

If you grew up watching PBS, you’re more than likely familiar with LeVar Burton and the children’s TV series Reading Rainbow. We couldn’t get enough of the stories on the show when we were younger, which is why we’re so excited for LeVar’s latest story. In “Journey to the Stars,” a sleep story on the
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Scroll through Instagram and chances are, you’ll probably be inundated with a hair extension ad or two from a brand promising easy application and beautiful results even Rapunzel would envy. But, where do you start when it comes to looking for hair extensions? With so many options on the market, it can be daunting to
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Courtesy As the denim editor of ELLE, I’m constantly searching for the best jeans. And as someone who is 5’8” (five inches taller than the nation’s average), I know the challenge of finding a pair that fits my long legs all too well. In the interest of research (and the job!) I’ve tried almost every
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I don’t know if you’ve ever had the unique pleasure of getting a sunburn on your kneecaps, but it is truly the work of Satan. Recently, I forgot to reapply SPF on vacation while taking a catamaran ride around the Greek Islands (I know, poor me) and suffered an egregious burn. I tried aloe. I
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Our ultimate Summer festival, POPSUGAR Play/Ground is all about providing experiences that focus on being playful and staying grounded, whether that involves hearing from A-list celebs, including Chrissy Teigen and Mandy Moore, shopping at our amazing fashion and beauty marketplace, and for you fitness fans, getting a killer workout with some of the industry’s top
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Staying active during pregnancy can help you have a smoother delivery and make returning to your routine easier once you’ve healed — but if you’re wondering just how much and how often you should exercise, it’s best that you talk to your doctor. You may need to dial it back if you’re considered high-risk, and
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Let’s put it this way: sore muscles aren’t a ray of sunshine. The kind of sore you feel the day after your superhard Spin class or intense weightlifting session with your trainer is called DOMS, or delayed onset muscle soreness. It’s believed to be primarily due to microtears within the muscles leading to gradual inflammation
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Summer is finally around the corner, and I can practically feel the sea salt on my skin already. With hot and sticky summer days comes lots of sunshine, and with more sunshine comes tanner skin and lighter hair. The sun’s rays are known to bleach out melanin in hair to make it a appear lighter,
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If you’ve ever experienced a panic attack, you might feel that, aside from the attack itself, the hardest thing was trying to then explain it to someone. Frequently, psychologists and psychiatrists will prompt you to do this, often asking you to describe to them just why a panic attack is terrible. For years, the best
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Gustavo Papaleo /Guardian /e​ye/Redux The journey to this Gwendoline Christie interview starts where she does—in London. Woolmark has invited 12 designers to compete for their prestigious international fashion prize in the UK capital, and Christie is one of the judges. She meets with candidates like Brandon Maxwell and Angel Chen, reviews their designs, and hotly
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There’s no one way to practice self-care. As the name suggests, it’s highly individual — whatever makes you feel your best, that’s what you should do. Still, we were curious what experts recommend to their own patients, so we spoke with two therapists: L.A. Barlow, doctor of psychology at Detroit Medical Center, and California-based doctor
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If you’re trying to seek treatment for your mental health, it may be overwhelming to figure out where to begin. Some mental health professionals can prescribe medication, others offer psychotherapy (aka talk therapy), while some can recommend an effective treatment plan overall, which may include medication, therapy, and other lifestyle factors. Not sure which professional
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