Month: June 2018

At most independent coffee shops, you come for a cup of coffee and a bit of light conversation. But at Chicago coffee bar Sip of Hope, you can expect a lot more than that. The world’s first coffee shop that gives 100 percent of its proceeds to mental health education and proactive suicide prevention, Sip
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It’s no surprise why the keto diet has grown in popularity over the last few years; it’s helped people lose weight and fight inflammation, and it may even be good for those with diabetes. But with the diet’s focus on eating high-fat, moderate-protein, and low-carb meals, some people are concerned with how it will affect
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If you ever find sex to be a painful experience, it could be a sign of an underlying health condition. Frustratingly, it’s often dismissed as a mental health issue rather than an actual physical problem. Whatever your pain is stemming from, one thing is for sure — it’s best not to ignore it. Donna Begg
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Welcome to “Out of Office,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup of essentials for the perfect Summer Friday, day-off, or personal day of hooky. You’re officially OOO. It’s summer, a.k.a. pool party season. A successful day at the pool requires a few thing: a good sunblock, a powerful moisturizer, and a nice tan. We’ve rounded up a few
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Bianca Balti always looks like she’s on vacation. The 34-year-old Italian model and longtime face of Dolce & Gabbana (14 years!) is constantly on the beach—showing off swimwear, surfing with her daughter, enjoying a sunset—so if anyone’s an expert in travel beauty, it’s her. I recently caught up with Balti to celebrate the launch of
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1 of 15 Courtesy A Minimalist’s Dream Vere Verto Mini Macta Backpack needsupply.com $425.00 If you’ve been searching for clean simplicity, this is it.   Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 15 Courtesy The Leather Steal Baggu Mini Backpack, $150 baggu.com A sturdy leather backpack that isn’t too structured. Better yet? It’s 50 percent off.  Advertisement – Continue
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Getty ImagesAstrid Stawiarz According to a recent poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, 65 percent of Americans know that a good night’s rest is crucial to being productive and feeling well. And yet only 10 percent of us make it a priority. As with diet and fitness routines, it’s all too easy to slack
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock with Spongebob’s pal Patrick Star for the past few months, you’re likely aware that Trader Joe’s now sells cauliflower gnocchi. As soon as the budget-friendly grocery store began offering the nuggets of gluten-free goodness, they’ve flown out of the freezer sections faster than you can say “wait, this
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I’ve always been a huge fan of smoothies as part of my regular routine each week, and since I work out of the house, it’s very easy for me to make them during the middle of the day. Oftentimes I teach a Pilates or toning class midmorning and will follow my workout with a healthy
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If you’re looking to torch belly fat and lose some inches around your waist, it may seem like a near-impossible feat. The belly is an area where many people want to lose weight, but it’s a tough area to lose from; after all, you can’t spot-target fat loss with endless crunches or five-minute planks. The
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With a song like S&M it was only a matter of time until Rihanna created a line of sex accessories to match her Savage X Fenty lingerie—and that kinky day has finally arrived. Giphy Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Consider the 10-piece Savage Xcessories line to be your bedroom starter kit: Start with an eye-mask,
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Photographed By Terry Tsiolis. Styled By Anna Trevelyan. Jun 28, 2018 This season has everything: neon leopard spots, bold shoulders, throwback scarf prints, and pantsuits that span the color spectrum. We enlisted 10 of fashion’s most captivating faces to give the designer collections a whirl. . Terry Tsiolis Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Hannah Ferguson
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Full disclaimer: I do not wear clothes while I sleep. Nothing feels better than a shower, a shave, and sliding under clean sheets like a GD dolphin (you know the feeling…or maybe not). That being said, I do like the idea of cute pajamas. They are wholesome, perfect for cheery Christmas mornings, and match so
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One of my favorite fitness influencers and trainers, Stefanie Williams, just showed us what all of our workouts are missing: a resistance band. You may have limited the use of one for booty-enhancing moves and weight-free exercises, but here’s why you should begin adding a band to your weightlifting sessions, also. “Adding a band to
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