It’s been a big wellness year. And in case you’ve missed some of the highlights (while running marathons or making bone broth?), we’re highlighting our most popular stories of 2014 in categories like Good Sweat and Good Looks, plus the most controversial stories, most interesting Refrigerator Look Books, and more.
All of these “best-of” articles raised our readers’ heart rates (in a good way), making them click, comment, and discuss the topics with friends at the (Paleo or vegan?) dinner table. Some even inspired lifestyle changes to diet and workout habits.
Check out our top Good Looks stories from 2014, here:
1. Sneakers you can wear with dresses
Mark our words, you’ll soon be wearing your sneakers with flirty dresses and printed denim. Here are five totally stylish pairs.
2. 17 tips for getting clean after a sweaty workout—minus the shower
With the boutique fitness boom comes lots of sweat, but not always showers. We asked 12 fitness-loving women how they freshen up—without rinsing off.
3. The top 7 natural beauty stores from coast to coast
These beauty stores obsess over stocking the coolest, most effective, and totally natural and organic beauty products.
4. 9 summer beauty foods for no-makeup-needed skin
Beat the heat—and breakouts—with these cooling beauty foods for glowing summer skin.
5. 13 things you really want to know before your next bikini wax
One thing’s for sure, it can’t hurt to show up at your bikini wax appointment with some know-how.