Carolyn is a NYC-based beauty, health, and wellness writer. She has contributed to Health Magazine, Blisstree.com, Vitamin Retailer Magazine, Patch, and SarahScoop.com. She loves stand-up comedy and horror movies equally.

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Subtle Signs Your Sadness Might Actually Be Depression

If you've been feeling down in the dumps for a couple of weeks now, it may be that your sadness is actually mild depression. Because, while it's normal to feel bummed out after a hard day, it's not so...
By Carolyn Steber

Body Odors Can Be A Signs Of A Health Problem

If you wake up with bad breath, or get smelly armpits after working out, then consider yourself normal. These odors are nothing to worry about, and are usually cleared up with a quick toothbrushing or...
By Carolyn Steber

The Things You Should Avoid Telling Other People About Your Relationship

For so many of us, our relationships feel like an open book. We reach for our phones after a date and share all the details. If we fight with our partners, we immediately vent to friends. And if thing...
By Carolyn Steber

Signs You’re With The Right Person, Even If Your Relationship Is Difficult

No one wants to be in a difficult relationship, but sometimes it doesn't work out that way. Life is tough, things get rocky, and before long you and your beloved may find yourselves struggling. But th...
By Carolyn Steber

This Will Be Your Biggest Relationship Problem, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

While we can all work hard to have healthy relationships, sometimes our innate traits can get in the way and make things difficult. This has a lot to do with personality, of course. But it might also ...
By Carolyn Steber

Why So Many Of Your Relationships May Have Been Unhealthy

If you have a track record of unhealthy and toxic relationships, you can chalk it up to bad luck and call it a day. Or, you can go the smarter route and figure out why all your relationships have been...
By Carolyn Steber

Thoughts That Might Indicate Having Kids Isn't For You

Babies come into this world under all types of circumstances, and they don't have to be planned in order to be a perfectly wonderful thing. But, if you're currently in a position where you can think a...
By Carolyn Steber

Daily Habits That Can Make You Seem Mean

Not everyone has a bubbly, sweet personality. And that's totally OK. But some of us have a few habits that make us seem meaner than we actually are. If this describes you, I bet you spend at least par...
By Carolyn Steber

Personality Tests That Can Help You Learn More About Yourself

If you're on a mission to figure yourself out, then you likely already know it's a process that'll take a lifetime. You'll have to travel, and move, and try out various careers, and move again. But th...
By Carolyn Steber

Things That Can Make Thigh Chafing Worse

If your thighs rub together when you walk (and most people's do, by the way) then you're probably well-acquainted with the agony that is thigh chafing. For those of us who struggle with this painful p...
By Carolyn Steber

Subtle Signs You Should Actually Be Worried About Your Relationship

If your relationship is going through a rough patch, you're probably spending a decent amount of time wondering if things are going to be OK. Maybe you aren't spending as much time with your partner a...
By Carolyn Steber

Weird & Kind Of Scary Things That Happen To Your Body While You Sleep

I think we can all agree that sleep is strange. As you lie there, unconscious, your brain waves change, your eyes dart back and forth (known as "rapid eye movement" or REM), you have vivid dreams, and...
By Carolyn Steber

“Nice” Things Your Partner Says That Aren’t Actually That Great

Has your partner ever given you a compliment or said something "helpful," but their advice kind of rubbed you the wrong way? If so, you could be dealing with a passive aggressive person, as well as a ...
By Carolyn Steber

Easy Things That Can Change How People View You

Whether you're an anxious person who is worried about how people will perceive you, or someone who'd like to do damage control after making a bad first impression, know that it is totally possible to ...
By Carolyn Steber

Signs Your Mom Might Be Ignoring Mental Health Problems

When someone's struggling with a mental health issue — like depression or anxiety — they may try to ignore the problem, or hope that it goes away. This is especially true for parents, who often try to...
By Carolyn Steber

Scary Ways You Didn’t Realize You Could Be Putting Yourself In Danger

OK, so I'm not saying you need to live in fear 24/7. That's not ideal, by any stretch of the imagination. And it's certainly not healthy or necessary. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be aware of a...
By Carolyn Steber

Surprising Ways Complaining Can Affect Your Health

There's certainly nothing wrong letting off some steam during a good ol' venting session. But that doesn't mean you should make it a habit. If you vent this way every day, the chronic complaining can ...
By Carolyn Steber

Little Thoughts That Can Make Your Anxiety Worse

While it's not always easy to "turn off your brain," so to speak, paying attention to your inner thoughts is a skill worth honing — especially if you struggle with anxiety. That's because, like it or ...
By Carolyn Steber

Questions You Should Avoid Asking Your Parents

If you have a close relationship with your mom and dad, you likely talk about all sorts of things. And that's great. You should feel comfortable sharing what's on your mind and asking for advice, but ...
By Carolyn Steber

Subtle Signs Your Mom Is Probably A Narcissist

If you don't have a great relationship with your mom, or if you dealt with all sorts of drama while growing up, it may be because your mom is a narcissist. Now, this just doesn't mean she's rude or ki...
By Carolyn Steber

Yes, Holiday Ornament Eye Makeup Exists

If you have any last-minute parties to attend, or really want to look fabulous come Christmas morning, then I highly recommend taking a look at this holiday ornament eye makeup. It truly gives the wor...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Signs Your Bad Relationship Is Not Your Fault

When your relationship isn't going well, it's often hard to convince yourself it's not all your fault. After an argument, or a particularly tough week, emotions are generally running high. You might t...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Old-Fashioned Slang Words We Should Bring Back

If you make a habit of hanging around older relatives — or your friend who fancies themselves a bit of a historian — then you're probably already familiar with hilarious old-fashioned slang words. The...
By Carolyn Steber

Urban Decay’s Latest Muse Might Surprise You

If there's anyone I want to be when I grow up, it's Baddie Winkle. With her amazing style and hilarious personality, she is without a doubt the coolest grandma ever. And, at the age of 88, is definite...
By Carolyn Steber

How To Deal With An Anxiety Attack At Work

Feeling anxious in the privacy of your own home is one thing, but having a panic attack while at work is something else entirely. Not only are you essentially stuck there — manning the cash register, ...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Things You Should Stop Doing For Your Partner

Most of us would do just about anything for our partner, all in the name of a happy, healthy relationship. But if you want things to truly go well, there's actually a pretty hefty list of things you s...
By Carolyn Steber

7 Bizarre 2017 Dermatology Trends That'll Be Huge

If you're a fan of interesting facials, unique skin treatments, and magical cures for acne, then get excited for 2017. It looks like there will be quite a few bizarre dermatology trends in the new yea...
By Carolyn Steber

The Most Googled Beauty Questions Of 2016

Every December, Google does a roundup of the year's most popular searches. It's an interesting way to review what happened throughout the past 12 months — with politics, people, news, etc. But it's al...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Subtle Signs You Should Marry Your Partner

The whole notion of a "soulmate" is great in theory. They're the person who makes you giddy, and who shares your exact taste in music. You know, that one person fate destined you to find. But how ofte...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Bad Habits That Make You Difficult To Live With

Let's face it — living with other people can be difficult. Whether you're sharing a house with five roommates, or a tiny studio apartment with your SO, it's not likely y'all will get along 100 percent...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Tips For Finishing Your Holiday Shopping ASAP

There are a select and elite few who finish their holiday shopping on time. (Like, back-in-August on time). And then there are the rest of us. If you're currently wondering how to get your holiday sho...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Essential Skin Care Tips For Winter

If I had my way, I'd stay inside all winter long. It's not that I don't appreciate the majesty of a snowfall, or the beauty of an icicle. I just can't stand how the cold weather affects my skin. I'd m...
By Carolyn Steber

9 Weird Skin Care Tools You Need This Winter

I know it's not an ideal way to spend the season, and yet I often feel like there's no other option but to stay inside all winter long. I take one look at snow and think "dry skin," and a single glanc...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Scientific Explanations For Your Weird Dreams

If you've ever woken from a scary dream about monsters, only to discover that your cat is climbing across your face, then you already know there are ways to explain your weird dreams. It seems the vis...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Makeup

If you're a makeup fan, then you likely have your beauty routine down to a science. I bet you have a foundation trick or two, as well a flawless eyeliner technique. But even the most skilled among us ...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong As A Houseguest

One of the best things about being a bonafide grownup is the noticeable increase in fancy parties and get-togethers. I'm talking about dinners at your friend's house, cocktail parties with the neighbo...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Things That Can Happen When You Don't Shampoo

When it comes to not washing your hair, there's pretty much an endless list of good and bad things that can happen. On the positive side, shampooing less often means moisturized strands, and way more ...
By Carolyn Steber

Your Best Career Paths, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

You look to your horoscope for advice on everything — from who to date, who to hook up with, and what you should do with your week ahead. But have you ever looked to your sign for career advice? Well,...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Signs You Might Be About To Lose Your Job

If you've ever been laid off or fired, then you likely picked up on some of the subtle signs you were about to lose your job. Or, maybe you didn't. In hindsight it certainly seems like it should have ...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Morning Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Day

Everyone has a morning routine to some degree. Maybe you wake up early and partake in a few healthy habits, or maybe you just sleepily tumble out the door. Whichever route is your MO, you may be wonde...
By Carolyn Steber