Articles on Health and Beauty

Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n Roll — And Other Surprisingly Healthy Activities

Feeling down because you could be doing more for your health? Perk up, plenty of the things you do already are actually really good for you!

6 Simple Ways to Get More Exercise Without Working Out

You know the sedentary lifestyle is bad for you, so use these tips to get up offa that thing and start feeling better. It's a lot easier than you think!

Homemade Sunblock and 6 Other Non-Toxic Recipes to Get Your Skin Sun-Ready

Summer's here, and that means hours of outdoor fun. Protect your family from sunburns with these DIY salves and solutions that don't contain nasty chemicals.

14 Dumb Things Holding You Back From Losing Weight

Been dieting and exercising but still can't shed the fat? One of these dumb things might be keeping the weight on.

Turn Your Home Into a Spa With These 5 Frugal Stress Relievers

Science says you really need a vacation, but your budget says no way. What to do? Bring rest and relaxation home on the cheap!

You'll Be Surprised How Much Sugar These 10 Foods Have

Many of the processed foods we eat contain lots (and lots) of added sugar. Are the foods you eat hiding excess amounts of sugar?

Healthy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

The stuff you keep around says a lot about your lifestyle. How many of these healthy things does your family have?

You Might Be Breathing Wrong — Here's What You Should Do Instead

Many of us take breathing for granted and miss some of its benefits. Learn how to breathe right to feel less stressed and more energized.

The 5 Best Electric Toothbrushes

Electric toothbrushes help you more effectively clean your teeth, which can save you hundreds in dental care. Here are our picks for the best.

The 5 Best Electric Razors

Electric razors have gotten better and more affordable over the years. Get a clean shave (no shaving cream required) with these top picks.

7 Killer Ways to Really, Actually Lose Weight

There's a lot of weight loss advice out there that's either unsustainable or doesn't deliver results. Learn what really works — and how it could help you.

13 "Bad" Habits That Are Actually Good for You

Stop fidgeting! Actually, go ahead — here's why you should quit trying to correct that and 12 other allegedly bad habits.

5 Workouts (Besides CrossFit) That May Actually Be Hurting You

CrossFit isn't the only routine to come under scrutiny lately, so make sure that if you're doing one of these workouts, you at least understand the risks.

4 Surprising Places to Find Deals on Health Care

A Groupon for hip replacement? We're not quite there yet, but in the meanwhile, here's how the Internet is changing the health care market.

How Being Healthy Saves You Money (and Why Bad Health Habits Cost You)

You know you should have healthy habits, but they're hard to keep. But what if a healthy lifestyle could save you hundreds of dollars a year? Here's how.

30 Signs You Were Raised by Healthy Parents

Was junk food strictly verboten in your house growing up? How many of these signs of healthy living do you recognize from your childhood?

14 Beauty Products You're Using That Actually Do Nothing

We all want to look good — nobody knows that better than the beauty industry. Keep your finances beautiful by avoiding these products.

If You're Doing These 4 Exercises, Your Workouts Are Worth Nothing

One thing's for sure about these four workouts — they definitely won't pump you up. Read on to learn which routines aren't worth sweating over.

The Cheapest Way to Get Fit and Strong in 30 Days or Less

It's not quite sneaking into the gym — but it's close. With some clever scheduling anybody can get a month or more of free workouts at the gym.

15 Grab-and-Go Post-Workout Breakfasts

No time for breakfast … again? Start the day the right way with a quick, nutritious, on-the-go meal that everybody has time for — even you.