25 Foods You Should Never Eat Again

In this day and age we, as consumers, need to be a lot more conscious of what we put in our mouths. We are living in an age of new scientific discovery, where scientists are regularly updating the public on what is healthy. At the same time a lot of myths are being debunked, and many widely believed notions are being challenged. To make matters worse, nearly everything outside of organic stores is genetically modified and packed with mystery hormones and chemicals.

Aside from GMO’s, there are a lot of other popular foods that we need to avoid in order to maximize our health. From packaged snacks for the busy, on-the-go mom, to powdered nutrients targeted to the “fit” consumer, there is a lot out there that can do more harm than good. Take a look at your average American for example, it’s tough to be impressed when the national obesity rate is 35%, and nearly 3 in 4 men are at considered to be at least overweight.

If getting that summer body isn’t enough of a motivation, consider your health as a whole. These convenient, and readily available, meals are often times packed with potentially dangerous chemicals in order to maximize their shelf life. This article sets out to point out 25 of the worst offenders, so that you can rid your pantry of these dangerous (yet common) foods and take a step towards a more healthy lifestyle.

17 Celebs That Look Way Better with Glasses

Whether you call them spectacles or specs, eyeglasses, glasses or goggles, you might have never guessed that nearly 30 percent of Americans need corrective lenses. What’s even more shocking is that the majority of those people choose to wear glasses instead of contacts! Why then are so many people in a rush to get contacts or pay top dollar for corrective surgery? What’s wrong with glasses?

Thanks to childhood taunts like “four-eyes” and “geeky specs” being common on the playground, it’s no surprise that many people feel like glasses might make them look less cool or more like a dork or a dweeb. However, this may not be the case for much longer thanks to eyeglass designers who debut modern lines and celebrities who walk the red carpet looking beautiful and bespectacled. Who said glasses were dorky again?

Proving that glasses are definitely in style, some celebrities wear them to make a fashion statement while others wear them out of necessity and are far from ever being called dorks, geeks and dweebs. So, are you curious as to which celebrities looked hotter wearing their glasses than not? Let’s take a look at these 17 celebs who look way better with glasses and see if you agree!

10 Eras Of Beauty: How Our Perception Of Beauty Has Changed Over Time

Did you know that just because you are a beautiful blonde size 2 today does not mean that you would be considered beautiful in times past? Much like fashion trends, the perception of beauty has consistently changed over the course of centuries, sometimes for the better, and unfortunately, sometimes for the worse. One thing, however, that will never change is the fact that we will all strive to fit in with what is considered attractive as this is part of human nature.

The art of fitting in has changed drastically from one decade to the next. Don’t believe us? Think back to a time when MC Hammer pants and mullets were all the rage. Trends change for a variety of reasons, most of which leave us looking back at our former selves with laughter. What exactly were we thinking with that floral pantsuit or sequined leotard?

Changes in beauty can be dramatic over time. How has the perception of beauty changed over the past 60 years? How has it changed over the past 600 years? Thanks to a lack of art to depict people’s fashion and features, there is little known about fashion prior to the Renaissance Era. However, we do know what has happened with trends ever since. Here’s a look at 10 ways our perception of beauty has changed over time starting with an era where plump was en vogue.

8 Tricks To Look Good In Photos

With social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, who doesn’t want to look good in photos? How many times have you struck a pose, believing that it would be flattering, only to be disappointed with the result? Everyone has fallen victim to the horrible selfie, the awkward group shot, or the uncomfortable prom pose. We have all been there and done that.

Bad photos spread like wildfire online, leaving others to cheer you up with well-intended compliments like, “I kind of like your hair frizzy.” The truth of the matter is, the picture is horrible and regardless of how many times you post “Please delete this!”, it is far too late— too many people have already seen the shared pic.

How can you avoid the ever-looming threat of a bad photo? How can you enjoy an evening out with friends without having to worry about whether or not the picture they took made you look like an ogre? We found eight tricks to look your best without having to put forth much effort. We cover everything from working the right angles to avoiding certain beverages that can potentially ruin your picture. Let’s start with a simple body gesture that can make a huge difference.

10 Easy & Glamorous DIY Hairstyles

Have you always wanted to try a glamorous do-it-yourself hairstyle but never got around to it? Or maybe you have attempted one such hairstyle but thanks to its complicated how-to, you gave up about half way through when it was looking less than picture perfect. The days of hair-pulling frustration in trying to achieve a glam-do are gone! We’ve found 10 glamorous hairstyles that you can easily do yourself.

These hairstyles are ideal for many occasions from weddings to dinner dates to just an average day. There is no longer an excuse for your hair to look anything less than phenomenal. These glam hairstyles really are that simple, and you can try one out right now. However, if you’ve washed your hair today, some of these options will be ruled out for the next 24 hours. Now, grab the bobby pins, some elastic bands, and hairspray, and let’s get started!

15 Natural Ways To Make Your Hair Grow Faster

If you are a woman with short, thin hair, and/or recently got a bad haircut, you may be looking for ways to grow your hair out faster. Instead of crying yourself to sleep at night, envying the Rapunzels of the world (that have the long and thick locks that you so desire), it’s time to do something about it.

What if your hair never seems to grow more than an inch a year and is naturally very thin? Relax. You don’t have to start wig shopping or vow to spend the rest of your life wearing baseball caps. There are a lot of quick fixes out there, from physician formulas to hair transplant procedures, that promise to get you the mane you’ve always wanted. But before you make a pricey commitment on something that may or may not work, why not try some home remedies first?

We’ve compiled a list of 15 natural ways to make your hair grow faster and fuller. Our home remedies are very budget friendly and can be done at home in your pajamas. And guess what? They actually work!

10 Natural Ways To Tighten Sagging Skin

Aging or excessive weight loss leads to sagging skin ,which can have a really negative impact on a person’s self-esteem. Sagging skin is unavoidable over time, leaving many searching for solutions to firm it back up. The age old use of cocoa butter has worked for some, but for most, has made little to no change. While you can get a cosmetic procedure like a facelift to tighten your skin, the promise of youthful rejuvenation in exchange for going under the knife doesn’t always pay off. Plastic surgery is expensive and can be downright dangerous, depending on who your doctor is.

If your skin sags, rushing to schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon doesn’t have to be your first and only option. Consider natural home remedies before making a life-changing and financially bound decision. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of 10 natural ways to tighten sagging skin from the comfort of your own home. We’ll share with you the most effective home remedies and why they work in returning your skin back to its original firmness, with an added natural and healthy glow.

12 Best And Worst Foods For Healthy Skin

Eating healthy doesn’t just help you lose weight, it also gives you healthy skin. A natural and healthy glow not only makes you look better, it contributes to how your feel about yourself and increases your self-confidence.

As tanning beds have grown in popularity, many feel that being tanned is the only thing that make skin look better; this is far from the case. There is a natural approach to ensure healthy and supple skin that begins in the kitchen when you eat the right foods.

Just like the benefits of nutritious food for your skin, there are also foods that can do much harm, causing it to look dry and unhealthy. Today, we will cover which foods you should be eating for healthy skin, and which ones you should avoid like the plague (hint, not a lot of junk food is going to give you good skin.)