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First for Women

June 3, 2019

First for Women is a women's interest magazine that gives its readers the tools and inspiration they need to feel great, look beautiful and love every dimension of their life. Published every three weeks, First delivers positive information on everything from health and nutrition, to beauty and fitness, to home and family.

United States
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
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7 things making us happy

Bliss in every biteSo-easy spring pasta“I love to take advantage of all the bright, fresh veggies that are in season this time of year,” shares Charles Grayauskie, FIRST associate food editor. “And my vibrant veggie pasta toss is a family favorite. To make, I use a peeler to shave a carrot into ribbons. Then I cook a few servings of bow-tie pasta, adding the carrots and 1⁄2 cup of frozen peas to the water 2 minutes before the pasta is ready. Next, I strain and toss with a cup of cherry tomatoes and a handful of basil. Then I drizzle on olive oil and lemon juice, and sprinkle with grated Parmesan and black pepper. It’s easy, tasty and always gets rave reviews!”Crafting up smilesFresh-picked joy“Last weekend, we took the kids…

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smart you solutions

MONEY SAVERSmooth rough heels—for less!Instead of using pricey tools to get feet sandal-ready, try this: Scoop the pulp from an avocado (squeeze lemon juice over the pulp and pop in the fridge to eat later), then rub your heels with the shell. The rough surface sloughs off dry skin while the pulp residue moisturizes.MONEY SAVED: $10 on a pumice stoneQUICK POLLHow do you make your fragrance last?After just an hour, the perfume you spritzed on before heading out has already faded. FIRST readers share their tips to make your scent stick:58% ♥ this idea!Rub petroleum jelly onto pulse points before spraying, says Wanda Potts. Its oily slickness locks in scent.42% ♥ this idea!Spritz perfume on a brush and run over hair, says Jan Och. Hair’s porous nature holds scent longer…

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summer dresses 3 style secrets

SheathOpt for fitted✓ Carves out curvesAn oversize shift without any shape overwhelms and makes the body appear boxy. But a tailored fit with strategic waist-defining details highlights a beautiful hourglass figure.Missi PyleBrooke ShieldsLacelinear details✗ Adds 10 poundsA dress with shoulder-broadening baggy sleeves, a leg-shortening high-low hem and torso-thickening horizontal stitching leaves the body looking wide and stocky.✓ Looks long and leanThe elongated column-like appearance of a floor-grazing frock with vertical lace detailing directs attention up and down for the illusion of a slender, statuesque silhouette.Garcelle BeauvaisKatie AseltonShirtdressSidestep satin✓ Whittles the middleThe unflattering effect of shiny satin, which clings awkwardly so the belly looks bumpy, is magnified by the widening effect of thick stripes. The fix? A cotton dress subtly skims over trouble spots while skinny stripes pull the eye in…

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radiant with retro shades

Your face is SQUARE if:The width of your forehead from temple to temple is equal to the width of your jaw from ear to earOpt for ’30s aviatorsThe classic style’s oblong lenses draw the eye up and down, optically elongating the face. This offsets boxy features while rounded edges soften an angular jaw. Bonus: A pair with mirrored lenses imparts a lit-from-within glow onto the complexion.FIRST pick: Foster Grant, $20 (FosterGrant.com, style# CB 63)Reese WitherspoonYour face is a HEART if:The width of your forehead from temple to temple is longer than the width of your jaw from ear to earTry ’50s cat-eyeThe structured shape and uplifted corners of old-school cat-eye frames “cut” into the brow area to help minimize the appearance of a wider forehead. This subtle contrast also adds…

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instant body confidence

Towels? Check! Sunscreen? Check! Magazines? Check! Your bag is packed and you’re fully prepared for a day of lounging by the pool or strolling through the sand. But it never fails—as soon as you’re about to head out the door, you catch an unflattering glimpse of spider veins, stretch marks or wiggly upper arms. Argh! That’s why we asked celebrity skin, body and style experts for the simple beauty solutions and fast fashion fixes to mask any last-minute body bothers. The result? You, summer-stunning in seconds!Mask spider veins with self-tannerJust seeing those tiny purple webs can put a damper on your day. But makeup artist Amy Zdunowski-Roeder, who has worked with stars like Kristen Wiig and Malin Akerman, points to self-tanner to brighten it (and your legs!) right up. “The…

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your smoothest face ever!

Peach fuzz? Try dermaplaningSkimming the blade of this scalpel-like tool over skin easily removes dead cells and the downy hairs that take over the face.FIRST pick: Finishing Touch by Flawless DermaPlane Facial Exfoliator, $10, Ulta.comChin strays? Try sugaringThe wax-like paste made of natural ingredients such as sugar and honey adheres to hard-to-remove hairs, extracting them at the root without pulling at skin like waxing or tweezing can.FIRST pick: Nad’s Natural Hair Removal Sugar Wax, $13, Amazon.comMustache? Try a depilatoryA fast-acting facial cream infused with nourishing vitamin E, soothing aloe vera and hair-dissolving calcium thioglycolate removes the small tufts of lip hair sans irritation.FIRST pick: ctrl+hair+DEL Facial Hair Removal Cream $10, CompletelyBare.com…