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Top dentists in NoVA.

Top Plastic Surgeons 2015

The rise of men getting plastic surgery and non-plastic surgeons performing cosmetic procedures.

Great Hair

Fall hair trends to keep you of-the-moment

Great Day Spas

Indulge in pure bliss at these spa retreats.

BEST IN BEAUTY

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January’s Best in Beauty: Fashion team advice to beautify your life

Brighten up your beauty regimen with these delightful selections.

THE SWAG BLOG

SWAG

A blog for the serious shopper by the fashion desk.

HEALTH GEAR

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5 apps to keep your health in check

Amp up your exercise routine with these apps to keep you on track for food and routines.

THE DOCTOR IS IN

The Doctor Is In

Have a health question you’ve always wanted answered, but are too embarrassed to ask in person? Now is your chance.

FITNESS FEATURE

5 easy ways to stay healthy while dining out

While eating out may provide a convenience factor and an enjoyable setting, it’s not all positive. The downside to dining out is that most restaurants go overboard on the portions, resulting in high calories and fat content.

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5 ways to make any push-up harder

If you’ve become rather awesome at push-ups, then it may be time to progress them. Here’s how.

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Learn to do a perfect squat for strong, shapely legs

Just like most exercises, when squats are performed correctly, the benefits are great. To avoid a setback, here is how to perform the perfect squat.

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BEAUTY FEATURES

Northern Virginia Magazine Best in Beauty August 2015

August’s Best in Beauty

Brighten up your beauty regimen with these five selections.

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Middle Ground

Everything you need to know to maintain your salon and spa services between appointments.

NUTRITION FEATURES

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3 simple tips for healthy eating this Thanksgiving

Don’t let Thanksgiving throw off your healthy eating. Check out these three simple tips to keep in mind to keep your waistline in check.

Strength training diet tips for fat loss

3 nutritional strategies for fat loss

The best way to achieve long-term success is to ditch the diets and begin to practice healthy habits. Here are some tips.

MEDICAL FEATURES

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Top Dentists for Northern Virginia in 2015

We’ve reached out to a handful of our top dentists asking them what advice and tips they wish all of their patients knew so they could have the best visits possible. Find out what they had to say.

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Meet Your Local Heroes: Sisters Helping Breast Cancer Survivors

Area women who have made it their life’s mission to help breast cancer survivors thrive.

HOW TO

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Superhero supplement: How probiotics can change your life

Growing research shows probiotics are a champion for more than restoring gut flora killed off by antibiotics. Probiotics transport good bacteria into your gut to knock out the bad bacteria causing trouble in your digestive system.

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5 ways to ward off seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder is not just another bad day.

THE WANNABE HEALTH JUNKIE

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Workout, Party of One

Losing a workout buddy pushes your self-reliance to new levels.

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Get Naked

My new take on steering clear of junk food? Getting naked.

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No Rest for the Ticked Off

After six days of workouts I could have taken a rest day, instead I decided I was a freaking gazelle.

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American Ninja Warrior Proportions

Get motivated by walking, running and TED Talking more.