Tag: beauty

Why Paris Street Style’s Hair Stars Are Falling for the New French Wave

Beauty March 4, 2016 0 Comments

As fashion month (and, along with it dutiful editors, stylists, and models) takes its final lap in Paris, the hair has been significantly springier, with an added dose of French laissez-faire. Blame it on the rainy, humid weather or the city’s unofficial dress code of air-dried texture, but loose hair and easy waves have dominated street style. Yasmin Sewell topped…

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What Are Nightshades—And Why Are They Off-Limits in So Many Detox Diets?

Beauty March 4, 2016 0 Comments

Spring is just around the corner—and visions of the season’s filmy slip dresses have many of us preparing to embark on detox diets. While skipping gluten and dairy in the name of health is par for the course, one item near the top of many “don’t” lists has us scratching our heads: a category of flowering plants commonly called nightshades.…

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Learning to Love the Burpee: Why Fitness’s Most Loathed Exercise Is Your Body’s Best Friend

Beauty March 4, 2016 0 Comments

Kettlebell squats, zigzag sprints, those forearm planks you’re forced to endure until you’ve chewed the inside of your cheek to a pulp—I like to think I welcome these fitness challenges with grace. But the burpee, that unkindest of moves that incorporates squats, jumps, and a push-up into one sequence, is my bête noire. And I’m not alone in feeling this…

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