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6 Holiday foods that fight aging!

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The holidays often make you watch your waistline, but make sure not to ignore your face. There are powerful anti-aging benefits from traditional dishes you'll be feasting on during Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays. Preventing wrinkles has never been easier than stuffing your face at the next potluck. It's just all about knowing which foods are on your good side. 

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10 New dark nail polishes you should try this season

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I'm currently having a moody nail polish moment and trust me--I don't mean that in a bad way! The colder weather has me wanting to sport a deep, dark manicure and no, I'm not talking black. The nail polish colors trending right now are so much better than that! From emerald gray to peacock teal--even deep violet--there's sure to be a shade that will keep you stylish this season!

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10 Ways to use salt in your beauty routine

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Salt is magical or as close to magic as it can get and if you think it's only for the kitchen then amiga, you're missing out. Salt has many uses. TONS! My abuela, may she rest in peace, used to sleep with a frying pan and salt next to her when she was nervous, so she could blind an intruder with the salt then hit them over the head with the frying pan. I'm not suggesting you use salt in that way, but I would like to give you tips to use salt in your personal care or beauty routine.

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5 Holiday hairstyles for natural hair

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Once upon a time Latinas with coily curls would only wear their hair straight. But now with the natural movement taking over, more and more chicas are embracing their hair's texture. What better time than the holidays to experiment with fresh, fun hairstyles?

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3 Genius ways to use eggs in your skincare routine

I had no freaking idea eggs were good for your skin, did you? I've used them in DIY hair conditioning treatments but never on my skin! Well, apparently egg-based skin treatments are the hottest thing right now and with good reason. Asian women have been using egg whites as facial creams for centuries. The amino acids, protein and vitamin A help to rejuvenate, tighten, moisturize and brighten skin. Walk into a Korean or Chinese beauty store and you'll find loads of products from cleansers, serums and even foundations made with this stuff. I still can't believe it!

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10 Sexy ways to wear a ponytail

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I've never been much of a ponytail girl. I'd normally reserve them for bad-hair days or working out at the gym. But lately I've been noticing more and more celebs bringing back the retro style. And I'm not talking about the boring, plain-Jane ponies we all grew up wearing. These ponytails are sleek, sexy and perfect for a day at the office or a night out on the town. I've never seen so much ponytail praise in my life but you know what? I'm all about it!

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10 Surprising uses for lip balm this winter

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If there's one beauty product I can't live without is lip balm. In fact, I have a pretty chronic case of chapped lips. Embarrassing--I know! But before you get all grossed out and judge-y, I'd like to let you in on a little something' something.' As dry-prone as my pout may be, not a soul can tell.  Why? Well, because I apply lip balm like it's my job--no joke! Before my lips even have a second to absorb the formula I'm already reapplying. Oh, and that's not the only place where I apply it. This beauty basic soothes and smooths a lot more of my body parts if you catch my drift. Get your mind out of the gutter and find out what I mean!

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Miss Honduras & her sister mysteriously missing before Miss World pageant

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I can't imagine what the family of these two young women must be going through right now. Honduran beauty pageant queen Maria José Alvarado Muñoz and her sister Sophia Trinidad disappeared after attending a friend's party in their hometown of Santa Barbara last Thursday. The women went missing just days before Maria was set to fly to London to compete in the coveted Miss World 2014. At first, the case wasn't being treated as a crime, but the investigation shifted quickly.

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5 Reasons why having small boobs is amazing

Having small boobs is way sexier than most people may think. Having double-D's are great if you have them, but rocking small breasts has its advantages too. It took me a while to figure that out. While other girls hit puberty and started filling out their bras back in middle school, I was a size super flat. I had nada. I stuffed my training bra for the first time in the sixth grade, but by lunch period I was over the fake fluff and secretly dumped the tissue while in the girl's bathroom. A few years later, I started rounding out and landed at a small B-cup, but my insecurities about having small breasts weren't over just yet. 

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10 Surprising beauty benefits of dark chocolate!

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Researchers are finally discovering what I've long suspected to be true: the fountain of youth is filled with dark chocolate!

By now you've probably heard how dark chocolate containing at least 70% of cocoa can help in the fight against heart disease and diabetes, but did you know that the dark stuff can also help give you gorgeous, glowy skin and hair? True story.  

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