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    Cucumber Gin and Tonic with Watermelon Ice Cubes

    When I’m prepping for a party and I don’t have time to mix up a signature cocktail that will wow my guests, I fall back on one simple party trick: fancy ice cubes. As it turns out, even a standard gin and tonic can feel special with the addition of some watermelon ice cubes. And […]

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    6 Best Acne Home Remedies

    Pimples are such a nuisance. They have the worst timing! You can have gorgeous, clear skin, and then a big ol’ red zit pops up just before a date or big event. And if you’re exercising more than usual this January, you might encounter additional flare ups as sweat clogs your pores. The good news is […]

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    9 Simple Recipes That Will Help You Debloat – Fast!

    1 / 9 Balance salt intake and reduce water retention with potassium-rich lentils. This stew is easy to make using just one pot, with light, but fiber-filled ingredients such as spinach and digestion-friendly parsley. One-Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils from Pinch of Yum Related 2 / 9 Naturally sweet, packed with antioxidants, fiber and enzymes, this […]

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    6 Brands You Didn’t Know Have a Plus Size Range

    I remember the moment I realized I was no longer a size 12 and would have to enter plus-size territory. I was frustrated, self-conscious, and really concerned about my style. Whenever I’d see plus size in stores, it was never anything I’d really ever want to see myself in. My style has always been pretty […]

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    This Is the Only Beauty To-Do List You’ll Ever Need

    We get it — you’re running the office or you’re running your kids to preschool, matcha latte in hand. You’re doing it all, having it all, and absolutely busy. We’ve made it easy to stay #relevant by collecting our favorite articles from the week on pop culture, beauty, entertainment, etc., aka News for The Busygirl (see what I did there?). […]

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    Blackberry Black Pepper Cocktail with Fresh Basil and Honey

    Creating potions is a very easy job in the summer, when fresh fruits and fragrant herbs abound. Digestive healers, vitamin waters – they’re easily at hand with such a diversity of ingredients, and sometimes I feel like a real sorcerer combining them. And if I can add some booze to perform the “feel-good magic” for […]

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    9 Picks for a More Natural Period

    Menstrual hygiene products have come a long way since 1933, when the first modern tampon was produced and marketed. In the 1980s, however, they were first linked with Toxic Shock Syndrome, the nightmarish disease described in fine print on every traditional box of tampons. “Just switch to pads”, one might say, and sure, that sounds […]

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    A Beginner’s Guide to Face Mapping

    Have you ever wondered why you get a breakout in one particular area on your face month after month? Face mapping, which originates from ancient Chinese medicine, correlates locations on the face with different bodily organs. This technique has been used for centuries to identify imbalances and internal stresses. Let’s take this face mapping technique […]

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    A Simple 4-Ingredient Produce Wash You Can Make at Home

    Everyone’s got their bugaboos. Me? I’m little high strung when it comes to produce. I went through a phase where I only bought organic, locally grown produce from the farmers market. It was super expensive, somewhat pretentious and totally inconvenient, but I was that dead set on avoiding chemicals. Thankfully, I’ve loosened my grip on what […]