Matcha tea has been touted as a superfood because it’s high in antioxidants and vitamins. But most who drink it have a simpler mission: It’s their morning cuppa.
A majority of Americans drink at least one caffeinated beverage per day, but the side effects can be unpleasant. Vandana Sheth, a registered dietician for 18 years, said many of her clients want a morning jolt but do not like the headaches, racing heart and sweaty palms that go along with several cups of coffee.
For these people, she often recommends trying matcha, which can help wake you up without the jitters.
Matcha is green tea leaves crushed into a fine, electric green powder. Whisk the powder into warm or hot water, [...]
It's ironic that nailing the "natural" look often takes a crazy amount of time and products. Luckily, that doesn't have to be the case. Bobbi Brown makeup artist Cassandra Garcia says that one of Bobbi's biggest mottos is that every woman wants to look like themselves—just more beautiful and confident. That seemed to the goal on an episode of Good Morning America last week when Bobbi gave three breast cancer survivors some well-deserved makeovers to bring out their natural beauty.
Pick the right base
You want something that gives enough coverage without totally covering you up. Bobbi always says that she doesn't want to see foundation and concealer, she wants to see skin, says Garcia. Look for oil-free products [...]
Sultry Liner Waterlining — using a pencil to color the inner rims of your eyes—is easier to do than it sounds. Try this genius tip from Dior makeup artist Ricky Wilson: Line the bottom waterline with a long-wearing pencil, then blink a few times. “The excess liner transfers to your top inner rim; that’s the […]
The term “superfood” suggests it might actually prevent diseases or make you more youthful. The truth is that no single food can make you healthy. Rather, eating a variety of foods and living an active lifestyle do that. So, is there any truth to superfood claims? Are any of them worth incorporating into your diet? […]
Whether you’re starting out on a new healthy routine or recovering after an indulgent night out, detoxing by eating clean and nutritious foods will help you feel less bloated and more energized. However, it’s not all about the food; what you drink will also help you feel your best. Here are three detox drinks you […]
Rosé slushies are popping up all over the place, from Starbucks Wine Fragginos to Bon Appétit's Frosé, and it's understandable why so many are smitten. Here's a sweet strawberry twist that you're going to love!
Strawberry Rosé Frozen Slushie
2 cups strawberries, slices
3 tablespoons simple syrup
1 bottle Rosé wine
Mint, to garnish
1.Add half of the strawberries to a large baking dish. Place remaining strawberries and simple syrup into a bowl and either blend or smash with a fork until the consistency is that of a purée.
2.Pour strawberry purée over strawberries and then pour Rosé on top of mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze overnight.
3.When ready to serve, use a fork to scrape wine into flakes [...]
These will help you survive any road trip, whether it’s an hour long or a week long. Travel Blanket For those passengers who always feel little chilly, this compact blanket will keep them comfy during long road trips (translation: no more fighting over the AC). Fold it up and tuck it into its little travel […]
While it’s one of the best activities out there for exercise, swimming can sometimes pose problems for people with allergies. Along with typical outdoor allergies, such as pollen, mold and dust, does it ever seem like you’re allergic to the pool itself? If so, you’re in good company. Five-time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe was […]
One of the most difficult hurdles to overcome when trying to maintain a healthy diet is the work place temptations. Although it’s very easy to start the day well and feel smug that you are enjoying your morning porridge whilst your work colleagues are chowing down on their second croissant, it’s hard to maintain the […]
Is there anything more clever than a good hack? We think not. These random household hacks ahead save space, money, and time. From the benefits of lemon essential oil to the one thing you should install in your cupboards, we’ve got you covered. A happy home = a happy life! Witch Hazel Hack If you’ve […]
A pot of supermarket basil is an almost universal starting point for timid first timers making an initial foray into horticulture. Coming as modestly priced, ready-grown plants on the shelves of the veg aisle, they seem like the perfect “gateway drug” – a spot of gardening you can do even in the dark days of […]