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    FREE Teleseminar: Sugar Smackdown!

    FREE Teleseminar: Sugar Smackdown!
    How many of you out there have a favorite sugary treat? Is there are particular time of the workday where you find yourself craving something sweet? Have you ever wished you could control those urges but found them too powerful? I am right there with you. My favorite snacks are cookies. I could eat a whole box in one sitting — ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Sugar's Not-So-Sweet Side

    Sugar's Not-So-Sweet Side
    Cakes. Candy. Ice Cream. Or my favorite — cookies. Isn’t it amazing how sometimes we just get a hankering for something sweet? Something chocolatey or creamy but definitely something sugary? In addition to midday cravings, my special time of day was always at night after dinner. Growing up, this was the time that my mom and I would talk, drink tea ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +10
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    5 Easy Ways to Get a Bikini Body

    5 Easy Ways to Get a Bikini Body
    Jenny Beres | BettyConfidential.com During a six year stint living in Florida, I was fortunate enough to have a personal trainer as a best friend. He taught a 5 a.m. class at the local club — a class he dubbed “Booty Camp.” Sound harmless? The first time I ever took this class, I couldn’t sit down on the toilet for a ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Pants, Leggings Take a Stand on Runways

    Pants, Leggings Take a Stand on Runways
    New York and London fashion weeks make it clear: Pants have earned permission to be feminine. In women's high-fashion circles, top tastemakers Phillip Lim, Michael Kors, Philadelphia's own Behnaz Sarafpour and Tory Burch, and London-based designers Graeme Black and Matthew Williamson _ presented pants as more than basic Hillary Clintonesque trousers. They were the sexy focus of outfits in shiny, lacy, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Answers to the Nutrition IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Nutrition IQ Quiz
    Excelle created the Nutrition IQ quiz to test how much you know about eating right. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Nutrition IQ quiz yet, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Skipping meals — a great ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    High Heels: Exquisite Torture or Just Plain Torture?

    High Heels: Exquisite Torture or Just Plain Torture?
    Why do we love shoes that hurt us? In the workplace, heels are seen as a marker of professionalism. It's why so many of us come to work in our sneakers, flip flops or flats only to change into a pair of high heels upon arrival. We choose comfortable, wearable shoes to get us from point A to point B (smart!), ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Worst Fashions from 2009

    Wear these styles at your own risk This year, we had plenty of good stuff on the racks to choose from. Unfortunately, we also had plenty to laugh at. Some worrying styles slipped through the cracks and into the stores (and been adopted by impressionable celebs!) despite their utter ridiculousness. Excelle's identified 10 of the most heinous fashion crimes from ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +11
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    14 Odd Beauty Facts That May Surprise You

    14 Odd Beauty Facts That May Surprise You
    Too often, we get caught up in the beauty numbers that bring us down—our weight, our dress size, the amount of money we spent on our last haircut. But in the weird and wonderful world of looking pretty, there are hundreds of quizzical and quixotic facts that can make us appreciate the wonder of the human body (as well as some ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    How to Recession-Proof Your Wardrobe

    How to Recession-Proof Your Wardrobe
    It's official: America's in a recession. The worst since the Great Depression, to be exact. And while fashion is likely not the first (or second, or third, or probably even fourth) topic on your mind during these most uncertain of economic times, that doesn't mean you should abandon your wardrobe and let your personal style fall by the wayside. With so ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +6
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    How to Pack for a Long Weekend

    How to Pack for a Long Weekend
    Heading out of town for your Fourth of July holiday weekend? Here are some packing tips! Q: Dear Budget Fashionista, Could you please make some suggestions for a long weekend travel wardrobe? I seem to run into the same problem every time I prepare for vacation—how to pack to look chic, but also be comfortable. I tend to do a lot ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    The Culture of Keeping Up Appearances

    The Culture of Keeping Up Appearances
    LATimes blogger Monica Corocan recently wrote a blog which used recent advertisements from chocolate brands such as Dove and Hershey's as a catalyst for the differences between male-focused and female-focused advertising. Check it out: Anyone seen the new commercial for Hershey's Bliss chocolate squares? Women of all ages - with long, lustrous locks and post-coital smiles romp in some sort of ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Third of Women Happy to Wear Skimpy Clothing to Win Bonuses and Promotions

    Third of Women Happy to Wear Skimpy Clothing to Win Bonuses and Promotions
    Women are prepared to dress provocatively in the office to help them climb the career ladder, it has emerged. More than 27 percent admitted they would happily wear a slightly risky outfit to work in an attempt to get a bonus or promotion. One in 20 of those even owned up to doing this on a regular basis. The poll of ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Too Old to Wear High Heels?

    Too Old to Wear High Heels?
    Everywhere we look, we’re bombarded with slick advertisements featuring stick-thin, adolescent models effortlessly rocking this season’s sexiest fashion trends. For women in their thirties, forties, and beyond who spend most days struggling just to keep their metabolism going, wearing micro-minis, sky-high heels, and teeny bikinis can feel like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Fortunately, according to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Are FitFlops a Farce?

    Are FitFlops a Farce?
    I must admit that when it comes to fitness trends, I am highly skeptical. I’m skeptical about most claims made by most products, but fitness seems to fall into a special category, since companies love to prey on the many people desperate to slim down and tone up. Although I’ve watched a lot of late-night infomercials advertising products that promise to ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    6 Telltale Signs of an Ill-Fitting Bra

    6 Telltale Signs of an Ill-Fitting Bra
    I used to assume that the oft-cited statistic about 80 percent of women wearing the wrong size bra was a scare tactic by the lingerie industry to sell more goods. Then I got measured on a whim recently and realized I’ve been wearing the wrong cup and band sizes for years. Others I know also found out after being fitted that ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Five Manners You Don’t Have to Mind Anymore

    Our idea of what constitutes good manners changes over time, because politeness and courtesy take on new meanings as society and technology progress. It was once standard for a gentleman to spread his coat over a puddle, lest a lady ruin her shoes by walking across it, just as it was once terribly uncouth for women to be gloveless in ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Your Shoes Are Killing Your Feet

    My obsession with shoes started at an early age, probably when I was just old enough to put on my mother’s high heels and wobble around the kitchen. The soft curve of shiny new leather made my heart race in rhythm with the authoritative tip-tap of stilettos that let everyone know I was a woman who meant business. Despite my ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    From Rags to Riches Leadership

    From Rags to Riches Leadership
    Where does leadership originate? What makes a good leader? There are a multitude of perspectives and definitions on the subject. What about the followers? Who are the followers of a leader? Are the followers obeying blindly out of fear or laziness when taking the easy road? Or are the followers being self-leaders within the circles in which they participate? These questions ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Unusual Beauty Trends to Try in 2011

    Unusual Beauty Trends to Try in 2011
    Bored of the same old beauty routine? Her Campus lets you decide whether these new trends are ridiculous, crazy, or exactly what you have been looking for (or all three). Try some FECES in your FACIAL. You think we’re kidding. But with new facial treatments utilizing everything from human placenta to diamonds, it seems nothing will surprise us anymore. For instance, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    How High Heels Damage Women's Bodies

    How High Heels Damage Women's Bodies
    Just how detrimental is the extended use of high heels to women's bodies? Interestingly enough, not a single piece of men's clothing poses a similar risk to men's health. But just because something is bad for women doesn't mean that women will stop wearing it. High heels are one easy way of fitting a certain aesthetic concept of what a ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +16
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