While everyone on “Gossip Girl” is complaining of the intense heat, mid-blackout, nary a hair out of place, the rest of us know that though humidity is sticking it out, summer has come to an end. (Unless you are very, very wealthy and you can find summer any time of year.)
As Wall Street falters and the Presidential candidates politic their way into November, what is to become of your summer fling? Will you vote for him in the fall? Or will you change parties and send him packing? Sure you spent many a wine-filled eve, smelling of suntan lotion and getting sand in your pants — but is your romance seasonal? Or can it sustain Thanksgiving with your family (and the cold)?
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There are so many things involved in attraction. From clothing to chemistry, a never-ending list of items can be turn-offs. But sometimes differences are a turn-on, from magnets to men, you know what they say: opposites attract. Still, some things are so repellent, they’re deal breakers.
I truly believe that the number one reason to get a boyfriend is to let yourself go. Not like “let yourself go” in a Britney kind of way – that’s scary – but let yourself go in a “let’s get a little fat together” kind of way. You get to do things in a couple that you don’t get to do when you’re single. Like get popcorn at the movies. Or spend an entire day drinking beer and eating buffalo wings any time between, I don’t know, September and January (football season). Good, wholesome, highly caloric activities that involve a lot of sitting. That’s high quality couple time.
It is with this mentality that I enter most relationships – which is why when I began dating a Manorexic, I quickly recognized the symptoms and got the eff out of there. My Manorexic — let’s call him Craig (as in Jenny) — seemed great. He was smart, handsome, gainfully employed, drank in moderation, and still had both balls – I was sold. Keep reading »
Having been around the block….over and over again, we thought we had heard it all when it came to male sexual fantasies. So, when Men’s Health Magazine posted an article with the title “8 Monumental Sex Experiences You Must Have”, we figured at least one was anal. But much to our surprise, the choices were actually kind of, well, sweet. Number One is “wedding night sex”. Really? Aww. The top choices go on to include ways to at least recreate similar situations to the “first time”, “Honey-I’m-Home”, “breakup”, “birthday”, and “baby-making” sex. Needless to say, we learned a few things from the list. After the jump, a couple tips men suggest that will wow you…
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Hair colorist to the stars, Rita Hazan, dishes out 10 rules for those lookin’ to go red.
1. Never pick a color that looks or sounds fake, like “Cherry Bomb.” Pick colors that are soft and natural.
2. Make sure you change your makeup; going red means making the necessary adjustments to your makeup!
3. As a redhead, it is also important to wear clothes that compliment your hair color. Fiery hair requires less details on clothing, you’re already making a bold statement with that color!
4. In the Fall and Winter, I suggest taking your red to a deeper, richer shade. Keep reading »
The weekend’s finally here! And in the summer time, that can only mean one thing, it’s time to put on your bathing suit and hit the beach, pool, backyard, hood of a car…whatevs, you’re getting into a swatch of spandex and it’s time to show off! How to look your best in a bikini may seem like an existential crisis, forcing you to question everything from your food intake to how deep you need to go into the water. But we’ve distilled down the strutting your stuff essentials into a few easy steps so you can step out and confidently show some skin!
1. Ooze with Attitude Be confident and casual — that’s always sexy. If you know you look good, so does everyone else.
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Porn stars are sex professionals. It’s their business to know about pleasure and how to get it, or atleast how to seem like you’re getting it. Sure, some things should be left to the experts — like electrical work and medical exams — but when it comes to sex, we amateurs want to do it like professionals. So, for good girls who want to be naughty, here are The Top Five Tips For Screwing Like A Porn Star:
1. Be Eager Send him slutty text messages, go commando — when you’re ready for some action, take it!
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There comes a time (hopefully many) in every woman’s life when you’re finally one-on-one with a guy you’re hot for and are ready for him to resuscitate your love life with some serious mouth-to-mouth. But how do you let him know you want him, you want him so bad, it’s driving you mad? While some morons, er, dating gurus think smiling, touching his arm, leaning in etcetera, will help send him signals, that type of flirting went out with corsets and bustles. This is the 21st Century and even love has more buttons to push and you can push ‘em all! Don’t confuse him with clues when you can give him something he can feel. So forget subtlety, here’s how to really get what you want, after the jump… Keep reading »
One of the things you learn very quickly in a relationship is that people have really annoying habits. This becomes especially apparent when you move in with someone and suddenly their little eccentricities become part of your everyday life, from the way they leave empty paper coffee cups on the table for weeks on end, to their belief that the perfect place for that wet towel is bunched up on the bed and not on the hook in the bathroom. You also realize that changing these aspects of their personality is a task that is much easier said than done. Before anyone jumps all over me with the whole “you don’t want to change someone you love”, let me call B.S. When confronted with a bathroom sink filled with your love’s tiny black beard hairs, yes you do. You don’t love them any less because of those annoying habits, but you might love ‘em a tiny bit more without them. It was with that in mind that I sat down to read Amy Sutherland’s What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage: Lessons for People from Animals and Their Trainers. And as most Hallmark story endings go, in the end, I ended up training myself. The three tricks that worked the best, after the jump. Keep reading »
â€œFirst dateâ€ – two simple words that can send shivers up anyoneâ€™s spine, much like the words â€œjob interview.â€ When you think about it, there isnâ€™t much of a difference between the two, except one involves cocktails and palpable sexual tension. I have no idea where that old adage â€œYou are what you eatâ€ came from, because the truth is, â€œYou are what you wear.â€ Clothes speak volumes and no matter what, they will always prompt judgments from others. Chances are, the person youâ€™re into isnâ€™t going to notice how perfectly your bangles play into the boho-chic vibe you were going for, or how you expertly coordinated your makeup shades to play up the metallic sheen outlining your top. Guys donâ€™t notice the details, but they do see the overall big picture. Here are some general tips to follow before any date, after the jump… Keep reading »