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Warm Up
The celery-juice hype may have fizzled a bit on the food front, but it’s just hitting the beauty scene. Yep, the green elixir is now popping up in your topicals, and experts say it’s more than a passing fad: Celery oil is rich in vitamin A (clutch fo
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Arm Candy
If skull crushers have always seemed… intimidating (seriously, that name, tho), don’t be scared. They’re actually a sweet exercise for making the muscles in your upper arms pop. “I add them to the beginning or end of workouts because they’re pretty c
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Self reflection
is a question that runs through my mind almost every time I use Instagram (that is, up to 24 hours a week). The truth is, the natural pout I was born with is one of my favorite features. But if I spend long enough scrolling through filtered-to-perfec
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Earth to Runners
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Out Of The Shadows
It started with my mom missing a few bus stop pickups because of doctor’s appointments. Other times, she was too tired to hold a conversation with me. And by the time I hit 4 years old, she had been temporarily paralyzed from the waist down, seeming
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Your Brain On Filters
As more people embrace the no-makeup life (hello, #StayHome), there’s likely a big difference between the way we appear IRL and our polished digital alter egos (see: that #TBT of you in lipstick living on your grid). That’s dangerous: “A widening gap
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Better Beans
Not only for hummus and curries, chickpeas have a rich texture that makes them a banging base—with a dough-like consistency when crushed—for plenty of desserts. The fiber will offset that sugar high (and ever-impending crash). HOW Blend with maple sy
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Read the Signs
CLUE Joint pain SPOT IT This usually appears as stiffness or trouble moving, especially in the a.m. It can last for a few minutes or a few hours, Dr. Bayard says. Joints may also be swollen, warm to the touch, or painful even without swelling. CLUE F
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Mind Over Matter
Myla Bennett Powell, MD, a plastic surgeon in the Atlanta area, has a frontrow seat on the magnification of body issues. Despite the interest in cosmetic procedures (in 2019, 18.1 million people in the U.S. had non-invasive treatments and surgery), s
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Catch Up
Primal Kitchen Organic Unsweetened Ketchup Made with no added sugars of any kind, this will be your new go-to if you’re saving the sweet stuff for dessert (or, ahem, that coffee on the previous page). $6, primalkitchen.com Annie’s Organic Ketchup If
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Plot Twist
Brittany Healy planned for a drug-free water birth when pregnant with her first child in 2015. But after 40 agonizing hours of labor—the first half at home, the second at the hospital nearby in Greensboro, North Carolina—she stopped progressing. Her
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Insecurity… or Body Dysmorphic Disorder?
WH: Could using appearancechanging filters and apps contribute to developing BDD? DR. PHILLIPS: Well, using the word contribute here is important because Instagram filters alone won’t cause BDD. But for some people who are already at risk of developi
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Burn Bright
What if you could exhale or take a saliva swab, then know exactly what to eat—and when!—to keep your metabolism hyped up? That day might not be so far away, thanks to the latest batch of at-home testing devices. Lumen works (and looks) kinda like a B
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Flip Your Perspective
Every expectant mama should plan a follow-up appointment shortly after birth (even if it’s just a call) and before the six-week postpartum visit. “It’s important to intervene early, posttrauma, but it’s almost impossible to predict these events,” say
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Strength Train Your Self-estem
Check the Facts “We get so used to viewing our appearance through a lens of negative self-image and filters that we don’t see what’s really there. We distort it in our mind,” says Alyssa Lia Mancao, LCSW, a Los Angeles–based therapist. Try this: “Loo
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Lean On Me
If you’ve felt alone these past few months, you’re, er, not alone. But have you considered an online support group? Sure, there’s digi AA, but others are tailored to different struggles, and they’re an excellent way to dip your toe into therapy if yo
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Fresh Eats
What screams summer more than these little gold guys? Nada. To save, blanch ears—boil 2 minutes, cool in ice water—then cut kernels off the cob. Freeze on a parchmentlined sheet until firm; transfer to a container. Stash for up to four months. TOTAL:
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How much lip augmentation procedures have increased since 2000. Big, plump Bratz doll–type lips achieved with dissolving hyaluronic acid fillers are a popular request—so much so that they were a large portion of the 2.7 million total filler procedure
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The Smart Sweat
Time spent on the track could mean a better time in bed: Women who regularly did cardio had less trouble becoming aroused and reaching orgasm than those who stayed stationary, per a Journal of Sexual Medicine study of over 2,000 women. (FWIW, the stu
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Fish Tacos, FTW
TOTAL: 20 MIN SERVES: 4 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice½ small red onion, finely chopped1 jalapeño, thinly sliced Kosher salt and pepper¼ small pineapple, sliced into thick rings1¼ lbs skinless white fish fillets (such as tilapia, cod, or halibut)1 Tbsp oliv
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Back On Truck
Anything bothering you? If you said “my back,” you’re in good company. Eighty percent of people report pain in this area at some point, according to the American Chiropractic Association. And that was before millions of us started working from home.
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Full Bloom
“I don’t set an alarm because I have a 21-month-old named Faye MAJOR CUTIE who wakes up between 6:45 and 7 a.m. like clockwork, stands up, and says, ‘Mama!’ She’s not very fussy, so I check my email and fitness tracker 1 to see how I slept the night
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Snack Stunners
If you miss movie popcorn, grab this threeingredient mix with a hint of coconut—no fake butter flavor here! You’ll eat it by the handful (er, we did). LesserEvil Himalayan Pink Salt Popcorn Meet the cheese puff 2.0. These bites are created with chick
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The Fab Five
Perform 15 to 20 reps of each move, then continue immediately to the next; at the end, rest for up to two minutes. That’s one set. Repeat the entire routine once or twice more. You’ll need weights (start with 10 pounds or less). This could be a pair
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Calm Your Critter
FYI, Fido is freaking out too. “Dogs and cats suffer from anxiety much like humans do,” says veterinarian Marty Becker, founder of Fear Free Pets, a program that provides vets and owners with tools to promote pets’ emotional well-being. You might not
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Target Practice
I’ve never thought of myself as a “rah-rah resolutions!” kind of person. But if the last several months have taught me anything, it’s that I do, in fact, really like having tangible goals to work toward. When the pandemic began, just about every plan
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True Blue
Is there anything better than a wellloved pair of jeans that’s contoured to your body? Well, maybe said jeans teamed up with trendy snakeskin boots? Yes, that’s better. Mix basics like a tank or a tee with a jeans jumpsuit for a total breezy ’fit. Th
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The Beauty of Rituals
6:30 a.m.: Wake up 6:45 a.m.: Run 7:30 a.m.: Shower, beauty routine, get dressed, eat 8:45 a.m.: Off to catch the train This was my typical morning routine pre-COVID-19. And mundane as it may seem, as soon as I didn’t have that monotonous structure a
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“Food Worry Was Sapping My Energy”
In the middle of quarantine life, I promised myself I’d give up all sugar. No after-lunch chocolate chips. No evening Popsicles with my kids. Definitely no flavored yogurts. When I realized I was drifting toward my old restrictive eating habits, I wa
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They may be twins, but Zakiyyah and Khadijah’s paths in the mental health profession have been anything but identical. As a licensed psychotherapist, Zakiyyah (left) has focused on the mental, while yoga instructor and social worker Khadijah (right)
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