Romina McGuinness

Jamie Oliver dishes on how to cook a 15-minute meal

Forget microwave meals and takeaways. In his new book, "Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals" celebrity chef Jamie Oliver tells us how to cook a proper meal from scratch in record time.You keep reducing the time of your recipe books. Why?People are so time poor. But I promise I won’t be doing time again.Why 15...

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 3:34 AM

Dita Von Teese's beauty routine takes only 5 minutes

Dita Von Teese has long been the doyenne of glamour, burlesque and, of course, naughtiness. Rarely seen without her trademark look —cat eye, red lip, raven locks,pale skin —the 43-year-old is always flawless, thanks toa youthful complexion she puts down to her unwavering dedication to sunscreen....

Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 12:36 AM

Got a headache? Try these 4 yoga moves

There’s nothing like a headache to bring your day to a grinding halt. Even routine things like chores can become impossible when you just can’t concentrate thanks to all the pressure and pain building inside your head.“The best remedy for a migraine really is a dark room, a cold compress, and sleep...

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 1:07 PM

Sugar isn't making anyone's life more sweet

Even if it seems healthy, check the label — there's probably added sugar.Credit: thinkstockBet that greasy doughnut was delicious. Here’s the bad news: All that tasty trash is screwing you up — inside and out. From weight gain to diabetes, a diet high in processed sugars is going to make you old,...

Thursday, July 10, 2014, 5:02 AM

Bethany Mota's spring beauty must-haves

With year-round sun, Los Angeles based beauty vlogger Bethany Mota, best known as Macbarbie07, has had more practice nailing a foolproof warm weather makeup routine than most. The girl with YouTube following of 5 million shows us the products that will get her through spring.Maybelline Dream Fresh...

Monday, May 12, 2014, 7:57 PM

Sophie Turner of 'Game of Thrones' talks Sansa's sad life

Sophie Turner prepares for another season of sadness as Sansa Stark-Lannister (maybe she'll hyphenate). The show returns to HBO on April 6 at 9 p.m. Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty ImagesAfter giving fans time to grieve for those who were brutally slain at the end of season three, "Game of...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 11:52 PM

Smoothies to beat the winter blues

Juicing isn’t just a bikini-body thing. Here are five health-boosting recipes to try right now.Immune boosting smoothie Credit: Neals Yard RemediesPacked with antioxidants, vitamin C and immune-boosting herbs.Cover a handful each of goji berries and mulberries with water to soak and rehydrate while...

Sunday, February 9, 2014, 8:41 PM

Essie Button tells us how to make up our face for snowy days

Everybody kicks up such a fuss when it comes to beach beauty, not thinking twice about spending a small fortune on miracle cellulite cream or self tanner. But what about the snow? "People can still see your face. So I would go for something very natural and really moisturising. Makeup-wise, think...

Sunday, January 26, 2014, 7:01 PM

The bad office beauty habits to break in 2014

All of the pricey face cream in the world can’t save your face and body from the following common pitfalls we all succumb to during the work day. So we enlisted some of the best skin, diet and posture experts around to talk us through how to pull our acts together for the New Year by quitting all...

Monday, January 13, 2014, 9:40 PM

The 7 Best Hydrating Hair Oils for Winter

Aesop Shine Hydrating Hair Oil, $35So many of us assume that the only time our locks deserve a little TLC — a smother of coconut oil, a drop of shea butter – is once they've been frazzled by the burning sun and dipped in sea salt. Once summer is over, you switch to richer conditioner, slip on a...

Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 6:30 PM

Alice Smith on her beauty routine

Alice Smith’s deep lyrical voice is so soothing it could almost put you to sleep. Luckily, the Grammy-nominee won’t take offense if you do. Why? Because she believes that sleep is nature’s way of helping you look pretty and fresh-faced. “Eye-bags are a sign that you either need to take a break or...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 11:28 PM

Lily Aldridge plans to have a pizza party after Victoria's Secret show

How do you make sure you look great in your underwear?I do a lot of Ballet Beautiful (a method developed by Mary Helen Bowers, the woman who prepped Natalie Portman for the movie "Black Swan"). My body’s become more toned, more flexible, and I feel stronger, healthier. I’m not good at, like,...

Monday, December 9, 2013, 4:38 PM

Bathtub Pilates: Let this exercise strategy sink in

You're in the tub, why not get some exercise as well?In the dead of winter, running a scathing hot bath is one of the quickest ways to thaw a stiff, frozen body.“The warm water relaxes the muscles, and allows them to become more malleable,” Brooke Siler, author of "The Women’s Health Big Book of...

Monday, December 9, 2013, 12:20 AM

Are you a sugar addict? Take this quiz, then detox

Want a hit?Credit: Getty Images/HemeraGot a high from those M&Ms? Blame science. Nutritional researcher Dr. Joel Fuhrman says that sugar addiction is just as serious as being hooked on cocaine: “Low-nutrient foods rich in sugar, oils, white flour and salt have similar biochemical effects in...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 11:27 PM

The 'Thor' workout: Get a body like Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth as Thor. Credit: Image.net"Once you get an actor to their desired shape, the tricky part is keeping them there — a lot of people tend to slack off,” says Michael Knight, who’s been training Chris Hemsworth on and off for years. Yup, even the star of the new “Thor: The Dark World”...

Sunday, November 10, 2013, 9:27 PM

How Katy Perry got her 'Roar'-ing body

As the 28-year-old pop star gets ready to release her fourth studio album, "Prism," on Oct. 22, her personal trainer Harley Pasternak tells Metro how she stays in shape. Katy Perry debuted her single "Roar" under the Brooklyn Bridge during the MTV Video Music Awards in August.Credit: Getty...

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 5:30 AM

Hilaria Baldwin: Prenatal yoga helps you bounce back

Hilaria Baldwin is pictured here less than a month after giving birth to a daughter.Credit: Paul Zimmerman/WireImageMetro: Many women assume you need to wait at least six weeks after giving birth before they start exercising again. You waited, what, two weeks?Hilaria Baldwin:Fitness is something I...

Monday, October 21, 2013, 4:23 AM

Eight easy oatmeal recipes

Start here.Skipping breakfast isn’t going to make you skinny. Dietitian Patricia Bannan, author of “Eat Right When Time Is Tight,” says that when you wake up, “you’ve been fasting for at least eight hours, so you need to eat within two hours.” This will boost your metabolism, stabilize blood sugar...

Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:49 PM

Five yoga moves to de-stress after a long day at your desk

Nine hours at the office equates to a tense back, tight hips and a screwed-up neck. Deepak Chopra’s yoga teacher, Tara Stiles, shows us how to loosen up and unwind at home. Do this four-step sequence to slowly start to open up your hips, shoulders and spine.Standing Forward Bend Shoulder...

Monday, September 16, 2013, 12:06 AM

How to keep your summer vacation mentality year-round

Keep the good times rolling.Credit: Metro FileYou know that blissful mood you fall into each time the weather gets warm? It doesn’t have to disappear after Labor Day. Experts tell us how to make it stick:Become aware of whatever it is you’re feeling“If you’re feeling anxious, try and bring your...

Sunday, August 25, 2013, 10:10 PM