a Tiffany Ayuda - Experienced editor in digital media

About Me

Tiffany Ayuda is a web editor and writer based in New York City. She is currently Editor at Life by Daily Burn, where she covers fitness, health and wellness, and food and nutrition. Prior to working at Daily Burn, Tiffany was a Senior Associate Editor at EverydayHealth.com and Blog Editor and Health Editor for Mochi Magazine, an online magazine for Asian American teenage girls. She was also was an editor at SouthBeachDiet.com, where she wrote and edited for the site and daily newsletters and managed community challenges on the Message Boards. She has a passion for healthy cooking, fitness, natural beauty and music. Tiffany's work has appeared in The Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, WomensHealthMag.com, MindBodyGreen.com, PopSugar Beauty and Yahoo! Health.


Writing Samples

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5 Standing Desk Stretches to Relieve Stress Now

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5 Pilates At-Home Exercises Borrowed from the Reformer

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40 Resources for Practicing Mindfulness Every Day

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Why This Trainer Swears by Intermittent Fasting

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275 Exercises to Shake Up Your Workout Routine

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Weightlifting 101: The Ultimate Clean and Jerk Guide

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5 Meal Planning Tips From the Nutrition Stripped Cookbook

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The 7 Best Post-Workout Smoothies for Every Exercise

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Olympic Lifts 101: How to Do the Barbell Snatch

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All About Ube: The Paleo Purple Yam (Plus Recipes)

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The 10 Most Incredible Hiking Trails in the World

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How to Kettlebell Swing Like the Pros

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Fruit Flowers: An Instagram Food Trend We Can Get Behind

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Shalane Flanagan and Amy Cragg Run for Gold

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5 Relaxing Yoga Poses to Do Before Bed

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5 Crazy-Effective Crunch Variations

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13 Vegan Breakfast Recipes You’ll Want Every Morning

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From Maca to Reishi: What You Need to Know About Adaptogens

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5 Power Lunges for Killer Glutes

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7 Quick and Delicious Poke Bowl Recipes

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DWTS’ Witney Carson Opens Up About Skin Cancer

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9 Cookbooks You’ll Want to Devour This Summer

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3 Common Plank Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

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Science-Backed Ways Exercise Makes You Smile

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The Truth About the New Probiotics Trend

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The Green Protein Smoothie This Trainer Swears By

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How This Diet Soda Addict Quit Yo-Yo Dieting

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13 Amazingly Easy DIY Condiments Recipes

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How Well Do You Know the Top 10 Yoga Styles?

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Is It All In Your Gut? The Sleep-Gut Connection

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7 Camping Tips That Could Save Your Life

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5 Cooking Tips to Spice Up Your Heart-Healthy Diet

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Perfect Shade of Brown Lipstick

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Using Essential Oils To Treat Oily Skin

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Obamacare Update: Free Birth Control and Preventive Care for Women

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Eating Carbs and Fats Before a Workout? Read This

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The Everyday Health Build Better Habits Challenge!

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These Are the Hottest New Korean Beauty Trends You Need to Know

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6 Ways to Ease Into a Fitness Routine if You’re Not Active

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The Best Type of Face Mask for Every Skin Type

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10 Hollywood Hair Changes That Started Major Trends

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If You Have One Thing in Your Beauty Arsenal, It Should Be This

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4 Basic Exercises People Do All Wrong + How To Correct Your Form

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The Next Big Thing In Korean Beauty: The Beauty Wolf and Skin & Tonics Team Up

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5 Healthy Tips for Cooking With Summer Wines

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Which Teas You Should Drink to Improve Your Skin

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The Best Drugstore Stand-Ins for High-End Makeup Favorites

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The 5 Biggest Lies You've Been Told About Your Hair

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6 Exercise Secrets We Learned from the Barre Workout

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Gloria Steinem’s Former Assistant Starts A Soap Line With Empowering Messages of Hope

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Menkoi: A Natural Hair Care Line for the Lazy Girl

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Kina Grannis on Why Dropping Her Record Label Was The Best Decision She’s Made

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When Should You Quit Your Job? Anita Wing Lee Offers Clues

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3 Face Masks for Your Summer Beauty Woes

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3 Korean Beauty Looks You Need to Try Now

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Actress Lynn Chen's Advice on Getting Thicker (Dumpling) Skin

The first time I heard of Lynn Chen was when I saw her playing the role of darling Ramona in the 2009 film "White on Rice." She was such a natural on screen.
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With Help From Timbaland, Indonesian Pop Icon AGNEZ MO Arrives Stateside

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An 11-Minute Workout That Targets Every Muscle

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Daphnie Yang’s Fitness Philosophy: Dance-Inspired Workouts and Indulging in Nutella

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Author Kevin Kwan Delves into the Lives of Crazy Rich Asians

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6 Ways to Get a Better Body Before You Even Get Out of Bed

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Meredith Vieira: Live Discussion About MS Management and Support Systems

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4 Energy-Boosting Moves to Power You Through the Holidays

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5 Yoga Moves That Help With Breast Cancer Recovery

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7 Ways to Boost Your Immune System for Cold and Flu Season

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Your Party Season Survival Guide

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Clinique Even Better Essence Lotion

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4 Things You Can Do This Week to Be a Happier Person

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6 Eco-Friendly Things You Can Do to Lose Weight

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Why These Asian Skin Care Ingredients Should Have a Place on Your Face

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Move Over, Kale! What to Juice Now

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The Best Group Workouts You Need to Try

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Get Your Kids to Taste the Rainbow — and We're Not Talking About Skittles

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Have You Tried 2014's Hottest Beauty Food?

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6 Gluten-Free Breakfast Swaps

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6 Holiday-Cooking Safety Tips

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Celebrity Beauty Inspiration: Jessica Alba’s Sweet and Flirty Look

While everyone is still obsessing over the “punk” beauty and fashion looks at the Met Gala, I’m completely falling for Jessica Alba’s fresh spring makeup from her recent appearance at the “Secretly and Greatly”
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6 Reasons to Embrace Being Single

This summer, it was particularly difficult being single, even for someone like me, who has always embraced being the “single” girl among my group of close girlfriends.
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Style Guide: 7 Sexy Ways to Wear the “Boyfriend” Look

Pleated pants, striped cardigans, crisp button-ups, oversized watches, bow ties, and suspenders, there’s something sexy and sensual about a woman in her boyfriend’s clothing.
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Six Celeb-Inspired Wedding Hairstyles

Deciding on a hairdo for the big day can be almost as tough as picking out the perfect dress.
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BB and CC Creams That Earned A+

Ever since BB creams emerged to the beauty scene a few years ago, cosmetic companies have been launching lines of this miracle cream left and right, all promising more even-toned, naturally flawless skin.
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6 Fun & Flirty Ways to Mix & Match Your Prints

A longtime fashion “don’t,” mixing prints has become a hot trend this season, but how can you tell if you’re truly making a bold sartorial statement or a styling mismatch?
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Stealing from the Runway: Get the High Fashion Look for Less

This summer people will be attending “all-white” parties and donning flowy maxi dresses, lightweight, sheer crepe tops, and oxford shirts.
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6 Chic and Modern Tiaras to Wear This Wedding Season

You found THE perfect dress and shoes, You’ve got something borrowed, something old, something new, and something blue. But gosh, something’s still missing.
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Workout Routines: How To Refresh for Spring

Are you ready for bathing suit season? That’s okay, neither are we. If you’ve been feeling a little less than inspired to hit the gym lately, we feel you.
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Power to the Peplum: 6 Flattering Tops & Dresses

Peplums have had somewhat of a rebirth since last spring, as they graced the Fashion Week runways and red carpets.
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Health or Hype? Get the Truth About These Four Trendy Drinks

These days, it’s hard to walk down the beverage aisle of your grocery store and not be perplexed by the rows of juices, smoothies, and carbonated drinks—all promising a wealth of health benefits.
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Can Meditation Improve Your Sex Life?

By now you’ve heard the benefits of exercising regularly and following a healthy diet for your sex life, but can meditation also give you a boost in bed?
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The Perfect Clutch: That Necessary Second Bag

Whether you’re enjoying a girls’ night, attending a black tie wedding, or going on a dinner date, your clothes will take the cake, but it’s the small details in your accessories that complete your overall look.
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5 Chic Post-Maternity Clothes to Dress Your New Figure

When we first saw Kate Middleton step out of St. Mary’s hospital with Prince William and their newborn son, PGAL, we couldn’t help but fawn over her luscious locks, post-pregnancy glow, and that chic and effortless blue and white polka-dotted dress from Jenny Packham.
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Hot Buns to Keep You Cool: 3 Up-Do Styles for Summer

Hot summer days in late July will make you want to skip your routine blow out, and that’s okay because there are a variety of chic, messy bun hairstyles that will keep our locks out of our faces and off our necks.
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How to Prep and Care for a Gel Manicure

Are gel nail polishes the answer for cost-effective manicures? The vibrant colors and chip-free polished finish may make gel manicures worth the extra dollars you pay at the salon.
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Find Something Borrowed, Something Blue at BaubleBar

No wedding dress would be complete without a little bauble or bling to accentuate your personal style and aesthetic. Whether you’re the bride, the maid of honor, or bridesmaid, pairing the right jewelry and accessories with your dress is essential to completing a polished, elegant look.
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She's the First Run the World Campaign

Helped build this site for the She's the First Run the World Campaign
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8 Common Fitness Mistakes You Can Avoid

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8 Healthy Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

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7 Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Well-Being

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Got 20 Minutes? Tone Your Arms, Legs, Belly, and Butt!

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6 Core-Strengthening Exercises for a Beach-Ready Body

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7 Sculpting Exercises for Strong Arms

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Host an Award-Worthy Emmys Party

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6 Ways to Prevent Yo-Yo Dieting

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Cool Health and Fitness Gadgets

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8 Healthy Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

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5 Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

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6 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Check out these delicious and healthy South Beach Diet dessert recipes, which won't sabotage your diet if enjoyed in moderation
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6 Simple Slim-Down Strategies for Summer

Follow these tips from our editors and nutritionists to help you get fitter, slimmer, and more motivated for summer.
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5 Tips for Healthier Eating On the Job

If you're having a hard time maintaining a healthy eating plan at work, give these tips from the South Beach Diet editors and nutritionists a try.
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6 Red- and Pink-Hued Cancer-Fighting Foods

Check out our list of 6 antioxidant-rich red- and pink-hued foods and learn delicious ways you can enjoy them.
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7 Delicious Meals for Meatless Mondays

Here are seven healthy and delicious meatless meals to add to your recipe box.
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Your Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast

Whether you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner or bringing a dish as a guest, we've rounded up the best South Beach Diet-friendly recipes for your holiday celebrations.
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6 Healthy Brunch Recipes

Kick back this weekend and enjoy one of these satisfying meals.
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6 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Berries

Jazz up your summer meals with these healthy, berry delicious ideas.
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6 Spook-tacular South Beach Diet-Friendly Halloween Desserts

Witches, ghosts, and goblins, oh my! We have treats for you - and this is no trick.
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5 Tips to Help Curb Mindless Eating

To help you stay on track on the South Beach Diet, follow these tips to avoid eating without thinking.
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5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Weight Loss

Whether you're trying to lose 10 pounds or 100, these five fail-proof suggestions from the South Beach Diet can help you jump-start your healthy weight loss.
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5 Weight-Loss Maintenance Tips

Follow these tips to help maintain your weight loss for the long haul.
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7 Simple Strategies for Weight-Loss Success

Follow these South Beach Diet tips to help you lose weight and keep it off.
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5 Healthy Ways to Tackle Super Bowl Sunday

Are you ready for some football? Fans across the country are gearing up for the biggest game of the year.
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Celebrate an Extra-Romantic Valentine's Day at Home

Why go out for an expensive meal on Valentine's Day when you can woo your sweetie with romantic home-cooked fare in a far more romantic setting?
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4 Ways to a Healthier, New You

While there are a growing number of health concerns in the U.S., such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease, there is only one guaranteed way to help prevent any of these diseases, and the answer is that obvious. Nutrition plays the most important role in leading a healthy lifestyle.
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Asian American Women and Cervical

According to the National Asian Women's Health Organization, Asian-American and Pacific Islander women have the lowest cervical cancer screening tests in the country and have a greater risk of developing cervical cancer than any other race.
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A Lazy Girl's Guide to the At-Home Blowout

While most women spend their mornings (or evenings!) teasing their tresses with mousse, gels, and sprays, I never had to think twice about styling my hair — until I chopped five inches off recently.
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3 Beauty Products That Actually Fit in Your Party Clutch

As my social calendar quickly fills up with engagement parties, bridal showers, bachelorette weekends, rehearsal dinners, and, of course, weddings this summer, I’m constantly challenged to fit everything I need in my palm-sized clutch.
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How I Learned to Love My Small Eyes

Barbie was the epitome of perfection in the ‘90s, and as a young Asian girl, I found that definition of beauty severely limiting.
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How to Avoid a Summer Makeup Meltdown

In the summertime, it's best to go easy on the makeup, so choose the right formulas to prevent makeup from sliding off your face. Here's how to look gorgeous - even when it's sweltering outside.
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Keeping Oily and Sensitive Skin Under Control

I'm in my early 20s, so you'd think I'd be well past the adolescent phase of dealing with the occasional breakout and oily skin. Yet I still know all too well the frustration and upkeep that comes with oily and sensitive skin.
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Hair Care Products for Thick Hair

While most women would kill to have straight, long, thick hair, my long, straight hair isn't exactly maintenance free and can be a challenge to style at times.
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Boxer Dara Shen Tackles Fear Head-On

When you imagine a strong, fearless female boxer, let’s be honest—a petite Asian American woman isn’t the first thing that comes to mind....
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Size Matters: Online Lingerie Shop Ampere Gives New Meaning to What Lies Beneath

Every woman counts a pair of black pumps and figure-flattering skinny jeans in her wardrobe essentials...
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Is Smoking E-Cigarettes Safer Than Real Cigarettes?

With taste-tempting flavors like mint chocolate, strawberry cheesecake, apple pie, and piña colada...
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Katie Chang’s The Bling Ring Premieres at Cannes

Do you remember our triple-threat cover girl Katie Chang? The last time we spoke to Chang, she was gearing up to star in Oscar-winning director Sophia Coppola’s new film, The Bling Ring...
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Cover Girl Jamie Chung Gets Coveteured

Former Mochi cover girl Jamie Chung has come a long way from her Real World San Diego days. Since starring in two blockbuster films, Sucker Punch and The Hangover II, and the independent flick Eden...
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How a Beauty Blogger Overcomes a Major Facial Fail

Have you ever made a huge beauty blunder? Whether it’s cutting your own bangs, overtweezing your brows, or color treating on your own hair with several dyes, we all have our share of makeup and hair fallouts.
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Dancer Jessica Chen Celebrates Rebirth in “Never Was Broken”

Like many forms of art, dance has the ability to transcend ideas, bring emotions to life, and sometimes, re-live moments in our past that have made us who we are today.
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Are Beauty Pageants Worth It?

Behind the glamorous ball gowns, Victoria Secret-worthy bikini bodies, and million-dollar smiles, little is actually known about what it takes to participate in a beauty pageant.
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Start-Ups We Love: ZOETIK, An Online Trove of Affordable, Designer Jewelry For Sensitive Skin

The brainchild of Jason Choi and Vivienne So, ZOETIK is an online trove of hypoallergenic lead-, nickel-, and cadmium-free designer jewelry at an affordable price.
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Start-Ups We Love: Shop ZAOZAO, A Haven For Emerging Fashion Talent And Stylish Shoppers

Who says you need to be on “Project Runway” to be the next Alexander Wang?
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Start-Ups We Love: Peach Lily, The Ultimate Destination For Asian Beauty Products

Over the past few years, Asia has become the ultimate destination for high-end beauty products, bringing cutting-edge technology and innovative branding to the forefront.
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Start-Ups We Love: Terracotta New York, A Menswear-Inspired Accessories

With sleek button-downs, suspenders, and finely tailored blazers gracing the fall runways and store window displays, the man-repelling trend doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon.
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The Ellen Diaries: Meet Ellen Wong, the Actress Behind Carrie Bradshaw's Best Friend

Served as Market Editor for this photo shoot
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Spotlight: Mochi's Top 8 Asian American Bloggers

From personal diary musings to blogs that cover a variety of topics—from lifestyle, fashion, and beauty to design, food, and comedy—these top bloggers boast hundreds of thousands of fans and followers, giving Michelle Phan a run for her three million subscribers. Here’s to the next big thing.
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Six Tips on Training for Your First Half Marathon

When I made the decision to register for the More/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon in April, I wanted to do something that would help motivate me to be a healthier, more active person, but I also wanted to do something that would go toward a worthy cause.
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Entrepreneur Claudia Chan Creates a Women-Focused Community for Empowerment

Our whole lives, we’re constantly asked who we aspire to become or who our role models are. But sometimes, when we look for inspiration in others, we fail to see our own potential.
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Why Diet Soda Isn't Really Calorie Free

I love my Diet Coke. It's cool, refreshing, and calorie-free, but recent studies have led me to believe that this beverage is too good to be true.
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Get Fit With Your Fingertips

Phones are no longer just for listening to music, taking pictures, checking your email and looking up directions.
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In The Kitchen With Marja Vongerichten

They say behind every great man is a great woman, and for three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, his wife Marja is making quite a name for herself.
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Let's Talk About Sex

Preparing for your first time may seem like the most awkward, daunting and uncomfortable experience ever-but you're not alone.
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Why Do Asians Get "Asian Glow?" Hint: It's Your Genes

Do you turn beet red after a single glass of wine? Ever develop rashes with just a few sips? We feel you.
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Your Guide to Beating the "Freshman 15"

Filled with new learning experiences and relationships, college can be stressful and unpredictable. Unless you're careful, unlimited cafeteria food and drinking at parties can lead to the infamous "Freshman 15."
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How to Love Yourself, Inside and Out.

We've been talking a lot about eating disorders lately. The constant body drama can be a little depressing, so we were happy to stumble upon Glamour's recent blog post "4 Secrets of Women Who Love Their Bodies-at Any Size."
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The Gyno Talk

You know, us girls are really lucky when it comes to reproductive health. Not only can we expect to have monthly surprises of PMS, periods and menstrual cramps, we also have the honor of going through the pain of childbirth.
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Sneakers Built to Help Tone Your Body

Want a lean and toned body without working out? Reebok says you can make it happen.
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Seven Questions With Lucky Rice Founder Danielle Chang

For many Asian Americans, food has always been an integral part of our diverse culture.
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TheFood-Life.com Marries Food and Fashion

Food and fashion are two great loves of my life, but they don’t always go hand in hand.
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Beauty Tip of the Week: How to Play Up Your Looks With Nerdy Glasses

Who says smart girls can’t also be sexy? Ever since Tina Fey made wearing glasses a fashion trend, everybody—whether they need them or not—wants to rock the four-eyed look.
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Asian Americans Dominate Digital Media

Asian Americans may have a long way to go when it comes to the big screen, but in the digital land of YouTube, where regular people—like you and me—are able to make a name for ourselves, Asian Americans are dominating the scene.
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The Reeducation of Audrey Magazine Editor Anna M. Park

At 24, Anna M. Park was living a life that most Asian parents dream of for their children.
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Where In The World Is La Carmina?

If you Googled La Carmina before reading this post, you wouldn’t assume that the woman dressed in a lavish Japanese Harajuku get-up is the same young woman who studied at Columbia University and earned a J.D. from Yale.
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Erin Li's L.A. Coffin School Puts the Spotlight on Mental Illness Among Asian Americans

As we shed more light on the issues that many Asian Americans face today, including eating disorders, bullying and racism, sexual health, and attitudes toward plastic surgery, one topic that is often overlooked and not discussed enough is mental health.
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Terracotta New York Brings Affordable Menswear-Inspired Women's Clothing

We can all appreciate the ultra-feminine look—blushing floral prints, lace pants, and curve-hugging dresses scream “woman!”
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New NYC Boutique Dalaga Celebrates Coming of Age

"Oh, you're dalaga now," my parents and older relatives would say to me as a teenager. For Filipinos, this endearing word has many meanings, but one universal meaning is "coming of age."
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Soko Glam Brings the Best of Korean Beauty to the U.S.

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Four Soothing Face Masks for Every Skin Type

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A Scholarship Fund That Helps Asian Women Lean In

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20 Heart-Shaped Dessert Recipes

There’s no easier way to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day than with a heart-shaped dessert.