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Online Boundaries Make Using the Internet Safer and Healthier

22nd November 2019 Allure 0

The most common boundary people are looking to create is a limit to how much of our personal information other people can access. Unsurprisingly, the best way to create these sorts of barriers would be through increasing your privacy settings. Keeping your Twitter and Instagram on private, changing your Facebook privacy settings to ensure strangers…

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How to Create Boundaries With Toxic Family Members

13th November 2019 Allure 0

Or as MacMillan says, a toxic relationship is like the experience of using an ATM machine that always takes money from you but never dispenses it. “You continually devote emotional resources towards the relationship but feel taken advantage of and depleted in return.” When toxic boundaries are present, there is frequent disappointment, confusion and resentment.…

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Rising Signs, Explained: What Ascendant Signs Reveal About Personality

12th November 2019 Allure 0

As astrology has entered mainstream conversations, more people are going beyond their sun signs for knowledge about their birth charts. That means folks are taking an interest in their moon signs, rising signs, and more natal chart information beyond those, what many call “the big three.” But even some who are aware of their rising…

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The Opioid Crisis and the Future of Pain Management, According to Doctors

6th November 2019 Allure 0

Plastic surgery can hurt. Large-volume liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augmentation, and the like. Depending on the procedure, you could be in for an uncomfortable couple of days. Up until recently, many plastic surgeons didn’t give as much thought to prescribing narcotics like Vicodin, Percocet, and oxycodone to address the issue and maintain a level of…

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Kinkade Fire Wedding Photo Goes Viral

4th November 2019 Allure 0

Wildfires are threatening the safety and homes of many Californians. For one Chicago couple, the Kinkade fire in Sonoma County also threatened their wedding pictures. If you spend any time on Twitter, you’ve likely seen the photo of newlyweds Curtis and Katie Ferland. The instantly-famous picture, taken by Karna Roa of KMR Photography, shows the…

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Demi Lovato Opens Up About Body Acceptance

4th November 2019 Allure 0

Demi Lovato gave her first interview in over a year this weekend at the Teen Vogue Summit. During a sit-down in front of an audience, Lovato explained everything she’s learned over what she describes as “a very introspective year.” As fans know, Lovato has long worked to push forward the conversation about self-love and body…

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How Your Home’s Paint Color and Decor Affects Your Mental Health

4th November 2019 Allure 0

Consider the times for a moment: We relax by watching Marie Kondo throw away suitcases of clothing and pantry-makeover companies get Netflix deals. So it’s pretty tempting to believe a higher consciousness (or just an air of superiority) is waiting for us after we throw away all our possessions to live humble-braggy in a well-lit…

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How Your Home’s Paint Color & Decor Affects Your Mental Health

4th November 2019 Allure 0

Consider the times for a moment: We relax by watching Marie Kondo throw away suitcases of clothing, and pantry-makeover companies get Netflix deals. So it’s pretty tempting to believe a higher consciousness (or just an air of superiority) is waiting for us after we throw away all our possessions to live humble-braggy in a well-lit…

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15 Women’s Loungewear Sets That Are Stylish and Cozy

2nd November 2019 Allure 0

It’s hard to think of anything better than just relaxing — like full sink-into-the-couch, underwire-free, topknot, Law & Order SVU reruns, demon-expelling exhale relaxing. But as much as your sweatpants and favorite family-vacation T-shirt from a decade ago do the job, there’s something about a matching loungewear set that truly enhances the lounging-around experience. Whether…

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Shay Mitchell Responds to Mom-Shaming Comments After Going Out

31st October 2019 Allure 0

It hasn’t even been a month since Shay Mitchell gave birth to her daughter and already she’s facing the wrath of mom-shamers. This week, people left her a series of critical comments about how she went to Drake’s birthday party with her boyfriend, Matte Babel, shortly after having her baby. But she defended herself on…

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How to Support a Partner With Trauma, According to a Sex Therapist

31st October 2019 Allure 0

Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolution, a biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin answering your most confidential questions to help you achieve a healthy, joyful sex life. Here, she answers a question about how to encourage a partner to get sex therapy after experiencing abuse. DEAR…

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Leo Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Leo personality profile. Welcome to November, Leo. October left you fighting of texts from exes, it is Mercury retrograde. But this month means many opportunities to show off that Leo charm with fresh new faces. On Friday, November 8,…

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Virgo Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Virgo personality profile. Welcome to November, pretty Virgo. Last month left you manifesting professional projects and triple-checking work emails due to Mercury retrograde. Mercury retrograde ends this month, but there’s some Scorpio season intensity to navigate first. On Monday,…

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Horoscopes November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read every sign’s current 2019 horoscope predictions to see what’s in store for you this year or check out each sign’s personality profile to learn more about the zodiac. A full moon in Taurus on Tuesday, November 12, sets the tone for a sensual month of eating, drinking, and celebrating with those you love. Then,…

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Aquarius Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Aquarius personality profile. Welcome to November, Aquarius. October was a busy month, but not the right time to pull the trigger on any major decisions. You are independent, and you’re totally fine being on your own. However, your love…

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Scorpio Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Scorpio personality profile. Welcome to November, Scorpio. Your season continues this month, which begins with an emotional start. On Tuesday, November 5, your two ruling planets collide. Warrior Mars squares Pluto, ruler of the underworld, shaking up debris from…

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Sagittarius Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Sagittarius personality profile. Welcome to November, Sagittarius. Last month left you with travel on the mind, which is one of your signature activities. Now, it’s almost your season. But before we get there, be warned: Monday, November 11, is…

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Pisces Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Pisces personality profile. Welcome to November, pretty Pisces. Last month ended with Mercury retrograde-induced nostalgia for your ex. To bring yourself back into the present, make a couple of lists: one of the things you miss about them, and…

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Cancer Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Cancer personality profile. Welcome to November, Cancer. October reminded you to take care of yourself. Spend the first few days of November resting up and conserving your energy. On Tuesday, November 5, warrior Mars squares Pluto, ruler of the…

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Gemini Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Gemini personality profile. Happy November, Gemini. Last month left you kicking ass professionally. Lean into your creative side and continue your winning streak on Friday, November 8, as the Sun trines Neptune, creating a fruitful environment for artistic expression.…

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Capricorn Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Capricorn personality profile. Happy November, Capricorn. Last month saw you wondering how to make time for a sexy new romance while balancing your work responsibilities. You’re professional, successful, and you always get things done, but sometimes you forget that…

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Taurus Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Taurus personality profile. Welcome to November, Taurus. Last month ended with Mercury retrograde, but don’t worry, this month presents plenty of opportunities to make up for any regrettable texts to exes. But first, we must put up with a…

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Aries Horoscope November 2019 — Love and Career Predictions

27th October 2019 Allure 0

Read what your sign’s 2019 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Aries personality profile. Welcome to November, fiery Aries. October and the start of Mercury retrograde had you triple-checking emails to ensure the cosmic annoyance didn’t disrupt your hustle. The days are dark, Halloween is over, and the holidays are…

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A Survival Guide to Scorpio Season

25th October 2019 Allure 0

Welcome to Scorpio season, creeps. It’s the spookiest, sexiest, most controversial time of year. Running from October 23 to November 22, Scorpio season is Halloween time, Election Day, and the birthdays of millions of Scorpios hiding in dark corners of the world with their stingers poised to strike. Like Cancer and Pisces, Scorpio is a…

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What November’s Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio Means for You

24th October 2019 Allure 0

Messenger planet Mercury, which rules communication, is famous for its retrogrades. Mercury retrograde, which occurs three to four times a year, and typically feared for communication errors, travel delays, and a tendency to cause the reappearance of pesky exes. However, it’s also a period in which we can correct mistakes, and it offers a welcome…

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Instagram Removes All Selfie Filters That Mimic Plastic Surgery

23rd October 2019 Allure 0

Taking a selfie on Instagram’s built-in camera might be more harmful than you’d think. Sure, you might think adding on anime-style blushing cheeks, cat ears, or an animated pair of specs is harmless — but then you come across a filter with contoured cheeks and a nose that’s just slightly different than yours, and you…

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Always to Remove Female Symbol From Packaging for Inclusivity

23rd October 2019 Allure 0

Procter & Gamble announced Tuesday that Always sanitary products will remove the Venus symbol from all packaging in an effort to recognize transgender and nonbinary customers, CNN reports. The Venus symbol (a circle with a small cross below it) has typically been representative of women, so the move is a large step towards inclusivity. According…

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Lady Gaga Takes Ice Baths for Pain — Expert Advice

22nd October 2019 Allure 0

Lady Gaga is many things: Haus Laboratories founder, Oscar-nominated actress, Italian girl from New York. But as anyone who’s been to her Las Vegas show (or watched her Superbowl halftime performance a few years back) can attest, she’s also an athlete. Gaga took to Instagram with a snippet of the recovery process she has to…

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Kim Kardashian’s Toothbrush Goes Viral — Photos

18th October 2019 Allure 0

This week, Kim Kardashian was pretty busy. She launched a line of cotton shapewear and advocated for the release of a prisoner on death row. But fans are bypassing it all and focusing on one thing — her toothbrush. In honor of the shapewear collection, Kardashian turned herself into a model and her famously cavernous bathroom…