Monthly Archives April 2014

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Eye-opening Facts About Online Dating You Should Know

Eye-opening Facts About Online Dating You Should KnowThis Valentine’s Day, many American singles will be looking for love on one of the multitude of online dating sites and mobile dating apps on the market today. The Pew Research Center released a study about the world of online dating in late 2013, which found that 11% of American adults have used an online dating site or a mobile dating app. Here are five facts from our research about the world of dating in the digital age.

1. Online dating has lost much of its stigma. A majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people, when that hasn’t always been the case.

When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who use it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people...

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Great Make-up Ideas to Make Your First Date Successful

Great Make-up Ideas to Make Your First Date SuccessfulYour job, on the first date, is to represent yourself accurately and in the best possible light. You want to be yourself, but in such a way that you emphasise all your great attributes and underplay the ones you’re not so keen on. Your makeup should follow from this principle as well. You don’t want to be unrecognisable beneath a thick mask of face paint, but rather to use your cosmetics subtly to highlight your best features. In short, you’re going for a variation on the natural look; a balance between fresh-faced pretty and understated glam. To help you hit the right note, I’ve compiled a list of 8 makeup tips for a successful first date.

1. Lay the Foundations

The key to a fantastic natural-looking face is, almost paradoxically, expertly applied foundation...

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