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Beauty How-To: Apply Body Shimmer

Body shimmer has a bad rap. OK, maybe it deserves such after the massacre known as the ’90s (rave anyone?), but here’s how you can bring glitter back with all the class and none of the skanky.

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Beauty How-To: Use a Gradual Tanner

Whether you’re craving a sun-kissed glow in the dead of winter, or simply looking for a healthier option than baking in a UV box, gradual tanning lotions are a safe tanning bet. Prep your skin and carefully follow directions to have a golden tan all year round.
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Beauty How-To: Find the Right Sunscreen

Sunscreen is so important that a trip down the SPF isle at a drug store ends in us holding one dozen bottles of sun-blocking-who-knows-what. Use our tips of the trade to find the perfect sunscreen for your skin.
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Beauty How-To: Remove Bikini Hair

Removing bikini hair is a tough task that can end in a lot of pain, little red bumps, or unwanted stubble. With just a few steps, you can be silky smooth and ready to show off even the smallest string bikini. Learn how to remove bikini hair easily, after the jump!

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Beauty How-To: Get Rid of Corns

How can we be expected to wear fabulous shoes if nasty little callouses keep causing us pain? A combination of prevention and treatment will rid you of corns forever and have you wearing skin-bearing sandals all summer long.
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Beauty How-To: Self Tan

There is nothing sexier than a golden tan, but there is nothing less sexy than a golden tan gone orange. A fake tan leaves your palms discolored, your legs streaky, and your face blotchy. Unless you do it right… Keep reading »

Frisky Q & A: For Better Sex, Look To The Alexander Technique

Why do so many women experience mediocre, or even painful sex? It seems to be a plaguing female issue that never gets solved despite the vast and varied avenues you may have pursued—yoga, therapy, food, sex positions you didn’t even know existed. Here’s one you probably haven’t considered: Alexander Technique. An effective self-care method for improving poor postural habits that may be causing you unnecessary stress, tension, or pain, Alexander takes a mind-body approach to how you move. Apply this to how you get it on, and you just might find that you’re experiencing greater climaxes, multiple orgasms, or pain-free sex.

We talked with Rachel Bernsen, a nationally certified teacher of the Alexander Technique. Here, she gives you a rundown on what it is, some ideas for practicing on your own, and suggested sex positions (they’re simpler than you think). Keep reading »

Beauty How-To: Remove A Callous

For women with ticklish feet, a pumice stone scrubbing can feel more like torture than a treatment. Luckily, there are home remedies that can de-callous your feet without the invasive tingle of a pedicure. (Those who have diabetes or poor circulation should avoid these procedures)

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Beauty How-To: Remove a Fake Tan Gone Wrong

Everyone looks better bronze, but no one looks good orange. Whether it’s streaky skin, cocoa colored palms, or an oompa-loompa complexion, here are the quick and easy steps to undo your sun in a bottle boo-boo.

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A Skinny Waist Does Not Always An Athlete Make

If you’re training for a marathon with the intention of losing weight, you may find yourself engaged in a complicated battle. According to The New York Times, having a lower weight can have a serious negative impact on your athletic training. Meaning, if you’re shedding pounds, and using that as a motivator to increase your athletic performance, you may take the edge off your strength.

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