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Vegan Valentine’s Brunch with Lily Khin: 3 Easy Recipes

Feeling uninspired this Valentine’s? Instead of pulling out all the stops for your date, what if making brunch together was the date? It’s a great way to have a romantic day at home and cooking together is its own wonderful love language. After all, the couple that preps together stays together. Ahead, we check in […]

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Digital Detox? Here Are 7 Ways to Go About It

We’re living in the digital era when most things happen online. It’s inevitable because technology is part of our lives—we’re working eight hours a day from a computer, and when we’re not, we’re on our phones and Instagram. Plus, it’s probably exacerbated while we’re stuck at home in a pandemic: binging Squid Game on Netflix, watching […]

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10 Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow for K-Beauty & Style Inspiration

The K-wave isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Thanks to K-pop, K-dramas, and cool Korean influencers, Korean beauty and fashion are hotter than ever. If you’ve noticed the emergence of saturated hues (think bright orange, pink, yellow and green), checkered prints and polymer clay rings from your favourite Korean accounts on your Instagram feed, congratulations! You’re a […]

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Should I Use SPF on My Hands Before My Gel Manicure?

Who doesn’t love a fresh gel manicure? Gel nails look great, last ages and dry in what seems like seconds. But they do come with their own set of health risks—and it has to do with that drying process. Technically called “curing,” it involves lamps that emit ultraviolet-A (UVA) rays, the very same rays we […]

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What Is Manifestation? Here Are 6 Steps to Get Started

You may be familiar with “manifestation”, or the practice of thinking aspirational thoughts with the purpose of making them real. After all, it’s something that thought leaders, including Deepak Chopra, Gabrielle Bernstein, and Oprah have spoken about. (For the record, they all agree that you really can manifest things.) In a moment where all the average person can really do […]

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Should You Quit Caffeine?

Many of us start our day with a cup of coffee—some more than once a day. From morning coffee to pre-workout supplements to the vending machines filled with soda, caffeine is nearly as ubiquitous as water. Of course, caffeine isn’t evil. In fact, it can be amazing… at low doses. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy […]

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5 Ways to Brush Up On Your Oral Care

As we’ve all settled into our at-home routines, we’re taking this time to pay a little extra care and attention to ourselves. One area to consider, for example, is our oral hygiene. Most of us usually breeze through our morning and nighttime oral care routines on autopilot, but now that we’re all stuck at home, […]

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Is Beauty Sleep A Myth?

Is beauty sleep the ultimate glam squad you need? The term ‘beauty sleep’ gets thrown around a lot, but turns out, it’s a real thing. You already know that sleep impacts your entire body, and, as your largest organ, your skin is equally affected.  How does poor sleep affect us? There is no escaping the […]

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14 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Home Decor & Interior Inspo

The more time we spend at home, the more we find ourselves looking around and reevaluating to see what can be moved, painted or reupholstered. Fortunately, Instagram has become a stellar source of inspiration for anyone looking for simple ways to revive and refresh their living space. From mid-century modern styles to pared-back spaces for the minimalist […]

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Rhabdomyolysis: The Scary Condition that Can Develop After Spin Class

Had a killer workout? Keep reading to learn more about this exercise-induced condition that could be fatal. If you’ve ever taken a spin class, you know it’s no joke. Riding on a stationary bike for 45 minutes doesn’t seem like a big deal, but it’s insanely hard in reality. Heard stories of people ending up […]

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5 Coffee Alternatives to Stay Awake Throughout The Day

If you are prone to midday drops in energy, it might be because you’re not starting your morning right. Find out more below. If you’re experiencing midday drops in energy or just can’t seem to recover from the post-lunch food coma, it may be time to sit up and listen to your body. And no, […]

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The 4 Best Workout Programs For You To Work Up A Sweat At Home

Fresh workout plans to add to your lineup—get ready to tone up at home. With gyms remaining closed, at-home workouts are pretty much the way of life now. Many of us would have improvised and transformed balconies or offices into fitness corners. If you’re used to taking boxing classes or spinning in a studio, however, it […]

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