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The Eight Types Of Love, Explained By Relationship Experts

04/10/2022

Whether it’s felt between family members, best friends, or people in a romantic relationship, love is one of the sweetest parts of life. With love comes trust, openness, and a complete lack of judgment. And best of all, you can find it everywhere—in fact, thinking about love in strictly a romantic sense can limit the ways you might receive it, says Vienna Pharaon, LMFT, a licensed marriage and family therapist in New York. Although love is hard to define (my go-to definition has always…

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19 Romantic Birthday Date Ideas Because Celebrating! Should! Be! Fun!

04/10/2022

When it’s either (a) your own birthday or (b) your special someone’s birthday, celebrations are absolutely in order. This is why planning the perfect birthday date is absolutely critical so you and your partner don’t end up falling asleep on the couch and forgetting about the day entirely. But if you’re running low on birthday date inspiration or you need something new to explore, we got you. First, you need to ask yourself a few questions if you’re doing the…

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20 At-Home Date Night Ideas for When You Don’t Want to Go Out

03/10/2022

Maybe you’re not in the mood to get dressed. Maybe you and your partner don’t have the money to splurge on a night out. Whatever the case, trust me when I say that you do not need to leave your house to have a good time with your partner. At-home dates are just as good—and maybe even better, says sex educator Leah Carey. Especially since they can give off more cozy, romantic vibes than what a crowded bar would. But you have to…

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Minerals Are The Next Big Thing In Skincare – Here’s Why

03/10/2022

The next big thing in skincare isn’t nearly as futuristic as you might expect. Hailing from the earth – rocks, soil and water, in fact – minerals are the ingredients du jour, with experts predicting the trend will explode in the coming year. “Post-pandemic, we’ve seen an influx of preventative health measures and a 360-degree focus on health,” says cosmetic scientist Nausheen Qureshi. “Just like people take multivitamins and other supplements for internal health each day, now they’re beginning to…

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Do You Know WHY YOU’RE ANGRY?

03/10/2022

Angry? We’ve all been there, but hold the phone—unclench that fist. Anger might seem like an obvious emotion to identify, but in truth, it can be a veil for things happening beneath the surface. Whether it’s our own reaction or someone else’s, there are times when anger responses perplex us, and we are left wondering what’s really going on. Oftentimes anger is a behavioral reflection of an emotional trigger, Erica Spiegelman, Therapist and Addiction Specialist, explains. “Why we get angry in…

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5 Expert-Approved Tips For Shopping Second-Hand Successfully

30/09/2022

Shopping second-hand is more accessible than ever these days, but the sheer amount of choice out there can be daunting for those who are new to the world of pre-loved fashion. That’s why stylist Amy Bannerman – who has worked with the likes of Dua Lipa and Sophie Turner and was behind Love Island’s second-hand wardrobe this summer – has been sharing her insider tips to help guide others along the way. “My love of second-hand shopping started very early on,” Amy tells Vogue. “My older brother…

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10 SIMPLE THINGS THAT ARE Distracting You from Being Happy

30/09/2022

Happiness—whether we view it as an accomplishment or a state of mind, we all want to be happy people, right? Sounds simple … do things that make us smile, play music that puts us in a good mood. But we can agree it’s not always that easy, and it sometimes takes more than a five-minute dance break (which we highly encourage though) to get out of a funk and back on the happiness highway. Many factors play into our overall joy level, yet…

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Head and Scalp Acupressure Routine for HAIR GROWTH

27/09/2022

We lather and layer our tresses in hopes for healthy locks, long or short. But the fact of the matter is, it all starts in the scalp, and not just that top skin layer (though that’s important). We have to stimulate the tissues in our scalp to bring oxygen and nutrient-rich blood flow to the surface, as well as break up stagnation to help us achieve healthy, fuller, longer hair. Sandra Chiu, L.Ac., M.S.T.C.M., is a Brooklyn-based acupuncturist, herbalist, and…

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Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix in October 2022

26/09/2022

Spooky season hath officially dawned, and luckily, Netflix is here to fill the October viewing void with a whole new crop of streaming movies and TV shows. Below, see everything that’s coming to the streaming platform next month: October 1: 17 Again 30 Minutes or Less 60 Days In: Season 3 Any Given Sunday Barbie: It Takes Two: Season 2 Call Me by Your Name Charlotte’s Web (2006) Chocolat City Slickers The Color Purple Gladiator How to Lose a Guy in…

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What happened to Mahsa Amini?

24/09/2022

For four days in Iran, and this week in New York and Berlin, there have been mass protests against the Iranian government, and the presence of Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi at the UN. Across Tehran and cities in the Kurdistan province, people have taken to the streets, in violent scuffles which have resulted in an estimated 221 wounded people, 250 arrests and three alleged deaths. The cause is the death, on Friday, of 22-year-old Kurdish woman, Mahsa Amini. Who is Mahsa…

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