Monthly Archives: June 2015

4 Healing Teas That Make Your Skin Look Younger

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You know that drinking certain kinds of tea can be good for your health—but did you know that some teas also have skin benefits? Tea, which is rich in polyphenols (molecules that have antioxidant properties), can help keep your skin hydrated, reverse the effects of UV damage, and reduce inflammation. Pretty amazing, right? While drinking tea may have a positive impact on your complexion, applying products infused with tea extracts can be beneficial, too. Here, 4 teas with skin superpowers:

Green Tea

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Too much sun can be damaging to the skin and cause early signs of aging. Studies have shown that drinking green tea may actually help reduce your risk of skin cancer (although you still have to wear SPF 30 daily, of course). Renee Snyder, MD, board-certified dermatologist and co-founder of cosmetics brand W3LL PEOPLE, says the catechins (antioxidants that may prevent cell damage) in green tea can decrease inflammation associated with aging, as well as protect against sunburns and potentially long-term UV damage.

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3 Ways You’re Making Running Harder Than It Is

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Always stretch before you run—you’ve heard it a thousand times. While the advice makes intuitive sense, you might be shocked to learn there’s no research to support this wisdom. And now a study from Texas A&M University suggests that stretching can actually slow you down.

To get the most out of your run, you need to be efficient. Imagine how far you could get—or how fast—if you waved your arms over your head while pounding the pavement. In the new study, published in Strength & Conditioning Journal, the authors found that the wrong kind of stretches can undermine one measure of your efficiency—or “running economy:” How well your muscles use oxygen during a jog. After reviewing more than 50 studies on flexibility and running economy, the researchers discovered that certain moves actually make you a less efficient runner.

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‘Jurassic World’ remains top at box office

Universal’s 3D film “Jurassic World” crossed the half-billion dollar mark in ticket sales in NorthAmerica this weekend, and dominated the box office returns for a third straight week.

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7 Reasons to Smile

I love this tops.

I love this tops.

There can be plenty of reasons why you may have forgotten to smile. You may be under a lot of stress in professional life or you may be busy overcoming personal issues. Here are a few reasons you should regain your smile right away and get back to being a happy person.

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Seven-year itch cut to three in 40 percent of divorces

Divorce rate in China increased by 3.9 percent in 2014 over the previous year, with 3.63 million couples going their separate ways, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The rate has been rising for 12 consecutive years since 2003.

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AIIB shows center of world economic gravity moving east

Financial leaders of 57 states gathered in Beijing on June 29 to sign the agreement for establishing the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), expected to become the region’s largest investment bank in the 21st century.

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Curtain Ideas For Large Windows In Living Room

Do you have large or small living room with large windows? That may be a big problem for you since the first time your house had been built. The matter mostly is about curtain ideas for large windows because they really spend many materials not only building materials but also the clothes. Therefore, you need to maximize this chance to present your taste and lifestyle through selecting the most proper curtain to the size of your living room windows.

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Suzhou, the side of paradise

What did you come to Suzhou for? The ancient towns, classic gardens, quiet creeks, beautiful lakes, or the refreshing Biluochun tea and a wealth of local snack? Today we’re digging into the city’s charm and find what’s enchanting for you.

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Our travel guide to Mexico’s new Cancún

Romantic, scenic, and energetic, Cancún is a step away from the “spring break” vibes of Cabo San Lucas, offering a more unique Mexican holiday experience.

Romantic, scenic, and energetic, Cancún is a step away from the “spring break” vibes of Cabo San Lucas, offering a more unique Mexican holiday experience. Submerge yourself in the ancient Mayan history at the Chichen Itza, relax at the white sandy beaches, or dive the Carribean paradise of the underwater museum of Musa Museo. With so many activities for every budget its easy to get going- and hard to go home.

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It’s probably a great place to spot a celeb, too- Angelina Jolie and Eva Mendes are among the beachgoers. Cancún also boasts the address for Justin Timberlake’s 2012 bucks party.

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Married At First Sight season two twist

As casting for season 2 of everyone’s favourite guilty pleasure, Married At First Sight, kicks off, applicants have discovered an interesting new ‘option’ on their applications.

All those complaining that Channel Nine’s Married at First Sight’s 30 day marriage ‘just-for-fun’ competition is an affront to gay couples, who are still unable to marry in Australia, can rest easy.

Casting has already begun for season two of the controversial reality show and those eager few getting ready to apply for their shot at love have discovered that the application form now has a new development on last year’s: you can pick your preferred partner’s gender.

In a “discreet” tab in the partner section, the application asks you to select the preferred gender of your partner.

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