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  1. Skincare Alphabet: E is For Emollients

    by , 07-25-2016 at 12:44 AM
    Do you know how to decipher the ingredients label on your moisturiser? Or whether you should be using retinol? Or what the difference is between AHAs and BHA? Relax and let the Vogue Skincare Alphabet break it down.

    What are they?
    Emollients are supple, lubricating agents that form a layer over the epidermis. There are both synthetic emollients, such as squalene and mineral oils, and natural emollients such as lanolin and cocoa butter.

    What are they used for? ...
  2. Skincare Alphabet: D Is For Dimethicone

    by , 07-25-2016 at 12:39 AM
    Do you know how to decipher the ingredients label on your moisturiser? Or whether you should be using retinol? Or what the difference is between AHAs and BHA? Relax and let the Vogue Skincare Alphabet break it down.

    What is it?
    Dimethicone is a type of silicone, one of the most widely used in cosmetics, haircare and skincare.

    What is it used for?
    You know the sort of creams and serums that feel like silk on the skin, leaving a smooth softened and slightly ...
  3. 5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight Running

    by , 07-22-2016 at 11:31 AM
    Experts explain why your “running for weight loss” plan can backfire – and how to turn things around.

    Running can be a great way to lose weight … or it can be a great way to gain weight.

    "People are usually surprised and disappointed to learn that running doesn't always result in weight loss," says certified strength and conditioning specialist Janet Hamilton, an exercise physiologist with Running Strong in Atlanta. "In fact, it's not unusual to gain ...
  4. The Science and Brain when IN LOVE

    by , 07-22-2016 at 06:34 AM
    You make my Dopamine,
    Serotonin, Endorphin and
    Oxytocin levels go silly.

    THE SCIENCE IN LOVE

    Getting struck by Cupid's arrow may very well take your breath away and make your heart go pitter-patter. Psychologists have shown it takes between 90 seconds and 4 minutes to decide if you like someone. Falling in love causes our body to release a flood of feel-good chemicals that trigger specific physical reactions. This internal elixir of love is responsible ...

    Updated 07-22-2016 at 06:40 AM by gracie7

    Categories
    Health , Love , Science and Technology , Gracie's thoughts , General Knowledge
  5. 9 Perks Of Dating A Woman Who Exercises

    by , 07-15-2016 at 03:29 AM
    If you don't have the balls to ask your chick gym mate on a date because she works out like a beast (and it's scaring the crap out of you), allow us to tell you this: You're missing out…big time.

    Girls who love to exercise have some qualities that make them completely different from those who don't—and we don't just mean physically. While their 36-24-36 figure alone is a very compelling reason to date them on the regular, there are actually much stronger arguments to consider that ...
  6. Being Happy In Love Makes You Gain Weight, According To Science

    by , 07-11-2016 at 08:57 PM
    If you are starting to have tighter shirts and hard-to-button pants, take it as a good sign. Because according to science, the best way to tell if a couple is happily in love is by looking at their waistlines.

    A new study from the Research on the National Center for Biotechnology Information says that if a couple is satisfied with their relationship, they tend to gain weight. Yes, looks like those flabs on your bod are called love handles for a reason.

    For the study, ...
  7. Ways to Have Happiness Back in Your Depressing World

    by , 07-07-2016 at 04:09 AM
    I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I’ve come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to take back control of my happiness and my life.

    How many times have you heard the phrase: “Happiness is a choice?” Well, it is indeed correct. In a world of horrific events discussed every minute on the television, ...

    Updated 08-06-2016 at 10:17 AM by gracie7

    Categories
    Love , Gracie's thoughts , Health
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