Blog Posts by Heidi Cho

  • How to Score a Healthy Summer Glow

    ComstockComstockLooking for a way to get St. Tropez-golden without leaving the comfort of your own home? Today's advanced self-tanners, bronzers and other skin treatment systems allow you to do just that-plus, you avoid UV rays, which can wreak havoc on your skin. scoured the market for some of the best DIY glow-getting treatments, and talked to the experts for tips on achieving the healthiest skin possible. (Did you know an at-home microdermabrasion kit can give you the same radiant glow as a weekend spent at the beach?) For the full scoop on their favorite tips and products, visit the complete slideshow here.
    From by Jenyne Raines

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  • Cuddly Crochet Creatures

    From by Nicholas NoyesFrom by Nicholas NoyesThe word "crochet" may bring to mind images of old-fashioned afghans and dowdy potholders, but now there's a new breed of crochet patterns that put a fresh spin on the traditional craft. Tiny Yarn Animals: Amigurumi Friends to Make and Enjoy, crafter Tamie Snow's latest how-to book (on sale in August), is filled with adorable photos and patterns of precious critters such as a diminutive bumblebee, wide-eyed turtle (at right) and wobbly penguin. got an exclusive sneak peek and couldn't wait to share some of the easy patterns with you. For the complete slideshow of cute critters (and the easy patterns for making them), click here. Get out your needles and get ready to get crafty!
    From by Heidi Cho

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  • 14 Precious Pet Fashions

    From WomansDay.comFrom WomansDay.comOur pets are our most faithful companions, and they deserve nothing but the best-the choicest meals, the most stimulating toys and, yes, even the most fashion-forward garments. Luckily, there are plenty of adorable clothing options to choose from if you're looking to pamper your dog or cat. prowled the market for the most fur-rific pet fashions they could find (rubber ducky bathrobe, anyone?) From luxe cashmere sweaters to ballroom-worthy dresses, view the complete slideshow here for some outfits that will have your pets strutting down the runway-er, sidewalk-in style.
    From by Megan Friedman

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  • 10 Fall Fashion Must-Haves

    Target.comTarget.comThis autumn, look effortlessly chic by stocking up on timeless staples that should be part of every woman's wardrobe. Fitted turtlenecks, smart trench coats, dark denim and pretty pumps exude understated glamour-plus, they never go out of style, making them doubly worth the investment. shopped the market for the hottest, most affordable fashion essentials and rounded up their 10 favorite looks. (This striking trench coat from Target is one of them!) For 9 more stylish fall finds under $100, visit the complete slideshow here.
    From by Robyn Moreno

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  • 20 One-Minute Ways to Beat Stress

    ComstockComstockSure, an hour-long massage or a week-long vacation would do wonders to ease your stress. But what can you do to chill out right now? Try one of the mini-stress busters at Whether it's doing the hula (hoop) or indulging in dark chocolate, they've got fun, easy ways to achieve calm in 60 seconds or less. To see the complete slideshow of foolproof stress-busters, click here.
    From Woman's Day by Denise Schipani

  • Beauty's Best Sellers

    ComstockComstockWe all have our can't-live-without beauty products, be it that fail-proof mascara or that hair-saving frizz-fighter. But have you ever wondered about the secret must-haves that make up other women's beauty arsenals? polled top makeup, skin care and hair companies to find out what their best sellers really are. What they found? Some usual suspects (Maybelline New York Great Lash Mascara, anyone?) and a few hidden gems (Who would guess that OPI's top-selling hue is their black-purple Lincoln Park After Dark?) For their complete list of 30 best-selling beauty products (all under $40!), click here.
    From Woman's Day by Melissa Matthews

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  • 10 Secrets to Better Aging

    ComstockComstockIt's true: Aging is an inevitable part of life. What you many not know, however, is that many of the undesirable aspects of getting older that we accept as unavoidable (mental decline, a weakened immune system and wrinkles, to name a few) are in fact not part and parcel of our later years. talked to the experts and discovered that while the fabled fountain of youth doesn't exist, there are certain measures you can take to ensure a healthful-and enjoyable-aging process. Visit the complete slideshow here to learn all their tried-and-true secrets to better aging.
    From by Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen

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  • 10 Tips for Whiter Teeth

    ComstockComstockNo matter what fashions are ruling the runway this season, there's one flattering accessory that will always remain in vogue: glistening white teeth. Unfortunately, as we get older and adopt more grownup habits (e.g., drinking coffee and red wine), we have to work a little harder to maintain that winning sparkle. Recently, celebrity aesthetic dentist Jonathan B. Levine, DMD, whose A-list clients include Sarah Jessica Parker and Christie Brinkley, shared his favorite teeth-whitening products and tips with To learn all their smile secrets, visit the complete slideshow here.
    From by Brynn Mannino

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  • Decorating with Color

    [Ed. note: I really like this leafy green throw pillow, and surprisingly, haven't already seen it everywhere. Nice find!]

    When the weather warms up, many of us shed the typical neutrals and darks of our winter wardrobes in favor of vivid watercolor and candy hues. Shouldn't the same go for our decor? Giving your home a fresh look needn't be costly or laborious-just a small pop of color can breathe new life into any room. has saved you the legwork and scoured the Net for some of the chicest-and surprisingly affordable-finds on the market. Whether you're looking to enliven a tired home office or a lackluster bedroom, you'll find something to rev up your abode in their rainbow-like roundup here.
    From by Heidi Cho

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  • 30 Easy-on-the-Tummy Recipes

    Anastassios Mentis for Woman's DayAnastassios Mentis for Woman's DayMaybe it's all that exotic food you enjoyed during the family vacation, or perhaps it's a recurring condition: Tummy troubles plague all of us at one time or other, and when they hit, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what you want (and can) eat for dinner. has made planning a menu just a bit easier by rounding up dishes that will provide a little comfort for some of the most common digestive troubles. To browse through their dairy-free, gluten-free and low acid recipes, visit the complete slideshow here.

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