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The Best Lip Treatments To Hydrate All Day Long

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.16.2014 | Style

Chapped lips, it turns out, is not just a winter weather conundrum. We need to make sure we're taking care of our pout even in the heat of summer. ...

11 Surreal Pagan Rituals Still Practiced Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

In several countries throughout Europe, winter spurs a string of Pagan rituals and carnivalesque festivities that -- since before the dawn of Christia...

Secrets and Lies

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Social behavior is always selective; being private isn't deception. We believe, naively, as tell-it-all Americans, that secrets are indicators of inner corruption ("You're only as sick as your secrets!"), things to be avoided, wrong. But this is ridiculous. Nobody is an open book.

This Artist's Colorful And Creative Masks Will Delight Your Inner Child

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.01.2014 | Good News

We all need to make a little more time for fun in our lives, and, in case you ever forget that, this artist is here to remind you. Meet the "365 Ma...

Southern Sundays and Sex: A Memoir

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 06.10.2014 | Religion
Sharon Kay Edwards

Looking back, I can't help but laugh at the irony of the situation. We failed to see eye-to-eye on the simplest of doctrines, but had zero problem meeting crotch to crotch in the middle of the night.

Top 10 Carnival Traditions

Cheapflights | Posted 04.26.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

With roots in the Christian celebrations leading up to Lent, a time of fasting and restraint, this is the time of year to let loose.

Halloween is over, but are we still wearing our masks?

Aly Walansky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Aly Walansky

I don't want to stop pleasing people -- I don't want to stop being a good person and showing all the love I have to give. But I am learning to be responsible for my own happiness first, and everyone else, second.

Take Off the Mask: A Key to Living Authentically

Lorna Bright | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorna Bright

By believing false or misleading information about your neighbor, you can't possibly see them honestly and clearly. In a way, you've put a mask on them.

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Does expressing different parts of yourself highlight parts of your personality that normally never see the light of day? Do you feel you're releasing some pent up hidden part of you that you need to express?

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when ghouls and goblins, witches and wizards and more than one superhero walk our streets - fill in your own joke. Yes, ...

My Friend Jack, the Unmasked Hero

Shane Jordan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Shane Jordan

This year Jack is removing all the masks. He is taking off his the capes and cloaks, the make-up and the wigs.

Guess Who Flashed Her Wild Side?

Posted 07.26.2013 | Celebrity

"Animal" pop star Ke$ha showed us her stripes -- and a lot more -- on Instagram last night. The singer shared a scantily clad selfie, in which she'...

Carnevale Series: A Venetian Story

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Afraid of the Dark, A Venetian Story is a book project containing Stephan Brigidi's photographs and stories based upon his many sojourns to Venice, an...

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.16.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again: one that has become the second biggest retail holiday of the year (I kid you not): Halloween! And of course New York has the best costumes and party items in the world.

Is Your Need for Attention Ruining Everyone Else's Life?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

The narcissist is arguably the most noticeable in the impostor family because it doesn't just expect the spotlight -- this impostor demands it.

'Storage Wars': Barry Makes 150 Times His Cost With One Item

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Always one to keep things unpredictable, Barry Weiss keeps things fun and interesting on "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E). And because he just...

Why Thinking Isn't Always Good

Lisa Haisha | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

It's a good idea to think things through, especially for major decisions. But sometimes people over-think a situation, even when the decision is relat...

The Meatyard Family Portraits

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts

Ralph Eugene Meatyard was born in Normal, Ill. in 1925, perhaps dooming him from the start. Sure, the father and photographer was the president of the...

Magic Realist Painter Bridget Tichenor at Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The biography of Bridget Bate Tichenor by Zachary Selig reads like a "Who's Who" of the high society of the first half of the 20th Century, but only i...

Do You Mistake Sex-Esteem for Self-Esteem?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

It's always fun to be with someone living a vibrant and exciting life, but sometimes these people are acting out from deep-rooted self-esteem issues.

Is Your Humor Hurting People?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

There's someone in every family and group of friends who always has a joke ready for any situation. Being able to see the funny moments in any situation can be a great quality, but sometimes the laughter is really meant to cover deep negative emotions.

Polexeni Papapetrou: The Dreamkeepers

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

"I was curious about the idea of younger people feeling old and old people feeling young. Whatever our age, we carry the germ of the opposite and are thus always old and always young."

NYPD: Robbers Wore Hollywood Quality Masks To Look Like Us

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.29.2012 | Crime

Three New York robbery suspects must have had a Hollywood-bound makeup artist. The NYPD is still looking for three perps who held up a Queens check...

This Holiday, Become More Honest With Yourself

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Irrespective of how the masks we wear got there, they are keeping us from revealing to the world the authentic self we came here to be.