Want to Lose Weight? Here's Why Your Workout Isn't Helping

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Happy weekend, everyone! This week has been pretty busy, but it's also been somewhat productive. We spoke to personal trainers about their biggest healthy lifestyle tips (which we're already implementing into our daily routine) and also managed to stop snoozing, thanks to this incredible trick. But the weekend isn't for overdoing it. In fact, it's all about finding balance. From eating healthy breakfasts to ensuring we get enough sleep (if you haven't been able to relax during the week), we're big advocators of self-care over the weekend and generally being kind to yourself. For more ideas on how you can do that, plus some of the biggest beauty stories from this week, keep scrolling.

What? According to a new international study, physical activity really wasn't associated with weight loss. And being sedentary didn't exactly lead to weight gain. Confused? You need to find out if your exercise plan is stopping you from losing weight.

Lusting over a pair of vinyl trousers that many a blogger is wearing right now? Before you buy them, you have to read this incredible Who What Wear UK piece in which one editor tried the trend to find the best vinyl trousers.

We know. We know. It might sound strange, but pond water (aka liquid chlorophyll) is the new drink that is meant to help with stress and cravings. We urge you to find out more about the liquid chlorophyll health benefits; they might surprise you.

Tried breathing exercises? Meditation? A hot bath? If you're still struggling to find a decent way to help you fall asleep, how about sleep music

Quick question: Who doesn't want to look like Jennifer Lopez? Stupid question, we know. Good news though, as Australian vlogger Chloe Morello created an incredible makeup tutorial to help you look like J.Lo.

There's nothing worse than spending hours doing your makeup only to find it slid halfway down your face after only a few hours. Avoid that situation by investing in a makeup-setting spray.

Turns out you don't have to put that much effort into losing weight. Just check out these seven hacks that will help you burn 100 more calories every day. Winner.

Want more? Here are 45 short hairstyles that will persuade you into the salon.