Some of your favorite stars quit social media after a trolling or trashing but found they could only stay away from their fans a couple of days. Other social media biggies such as Alec Baldwin have come and gone two or three times. Some celebs, however, have said “Bye, Bye, Bye” and meant it. Here are eight quitters who have made good on their vows never to return—so far.
Justin Bieber closed his Instagram account in August 2016 after warning fans he’d disappear if they continued unfriendly posts about his girlfriend Sofia Richie. The fans paid no heed, and Bieber made good his threat only to break up with Richie one month later.
The actor and comedian found Twitter ate up too much of his time, and he deactivated in 2014. Don’t look for him back any time soon; he’s said he found the experience a disappointing one.
Another star who admits she found the whole Twitter experience a bust is "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" actress Keira Knightley. She has said she lasted 12 hours on social media before deleting her account.
Missing in social media action is Lindsay Lohan, who has not written on Facebook since her last Dec. 29, 2016 post. She took down her Twitter and Instagram posts earlier this year although she’s left the accounts active. Her farewell on Instagram was the Arabic phrase meaning “Peace Be With You.”
Don’t look for the star of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" back on Instagram anytime soon. Daisy Ridley
The singer and songwriter left on a graceful note in December 2015 when he posted “Thank you for being amazing." Ed Sheeran hasn’t surfaced on his social media accounts since he said he’d be taking a break for a while.
Sam Smith’s last Twitter post came on June 13, 2016 when he paid tribute to victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Earlier last year he had been attacked on social media by trolls after declaring he had been the first openly gay man to win an Academy Award. He Tweeted then that he would be taking a break.
"Superbad" actress Emma Stone Tweeted just once before hackers locked her out of her account. She hasn’t returned since the hijacking left her unable to delete the account.
If you got a nickel for every diet and weight loss system out there, you'd no doubt be rich. There are so many on the market (with new ones joining every day), that it can be hard to separate the ones that work from ones that don't. Aside from going with what'll make you lose weight the fastest, you also want to make sure that your diet is safe and will prevent chronic diseases.
To help you wade through the jungle of systems out there, here's a list of the top diets ranked by U.S. News. To make the cut, these diets had to be safe, easy to follow, nutritious and effective for weight loss. They also had to ward off against heart disease and diabetes.
Take a look:
DASH Diet: This well-balanced diet was primarily developed to fight high blood pressure. You are to consume more potassium, calcium and fiber.
MIND Diet: This diet is specifically designed to improve brain health and features a variety of foods such as nuts and vegetables.
Mayo Clinic Diet: This diet has been around for a while and is perfect to ward against diabetes and weight gain.
Biggest Loser Diet: This diet is perfect for short term weight loss. Most even believe that it capitalizes off of the name of the show.
Flat Belly Diet: This diet claims to help you achieve a flatter belly and is safe for nutrition purposes.
Abs Diet: Just like the Flat Belly Diet, this diet is designed to drop the belly fat.
READ MORE:U.S. News Ranks the 38 Best Diets of 2017
Your hairbrush is probably one of the most important items in your hair care tool kit - maybe second only to the shampoo you use. This tool has the power to detangle, redistribute moisture and add shine all day long. With an item this important, you don't want to grab any brush off the shelf. All hair brushes aren't created equal. There are things to consider such as hair texture and hair type. From boar, metal and nylon bristles to round, vented and paddle brushes, selecting the right brush plays a big part in optimal hair health.
Now that you know how important your hairbrush is, check out the different kinds of hairbrushes recommended based on hair type:
Fine hair: Fine or thin hair usually has a limpness to it. You will likely need a round, metal bristle brush to wake it up. A hairbrush you may want to consider - Creative Professional Ceramic Ion Ultra Lightweight Hair Brush.
Natural Hair: Each strand of natural hair is tightly curled, but the strand itself is very delicate and easy to break. For that reason, it does better with rubber base brushes such as the Denman brush. The nylon bristles help to minimize static and adds enough tension to help smooth out the hair's cuticle.
Medium Hair: One of the primary issues with medium hair is flyaways. You need a round boar-and-nylon brush that can get a good handle on fuzz. The nylon in the brush grabs hair while the boar smooths the cuticle.
Thick Hair: People with thick hair need a brush that will help take down the bulk and encourage root volume. The best kind of brush is the boar-bristle paddle brush like the Wigo Boar Bristle Brush. Not only will it help to take down the bulk, but it will also help de-puff lengths while adding shine.
READ MORE: The Best Hair Brush For Your Hair Type and FYI: You're Probably Using The Wrong Hairbrush
Yoga is a great physical activity for building strength. The slow, steady and precise movements require the body to hold it's own weight and is great for toning and building muscle. If you're new to yoga, it might be intimidating to see someone holding their entire body upside down, but with practice and growth you can get there. It all starts with the basics.
Here are 3 yoga poses that are perfect for building strength (note: don't strain yourself through this pose):
Downward-Facing Dog Pose:
This pose looks like an inverted V and is perfect for toning the arms and back.
You start with your hands and knees on the floor. Set your knees below your hips and hands in front of your shoulders. Lift your knees away from the floor and lift your hips in the air. Spread the shoulder blades and straighten the arms. Tuck the chin under and look at your navel. Press down into the bases of your big toes. Pull the pelvic floor up. Hold it through 5 deep breaths.
Dolphin Plank Pose:
This is a plank and is perfect for strengthening the core and arms.
You will begin from your hands and knees and place your elbows directly under shoulders and spread your shoulder blades. Press from the shoulders to the elbows and draw the ribs in. Tuck the tail bone and lift the base of your skull away from the back of the neck. Hold this for1 minute or longer, if you wish.
Beginner Side Plank:
This is a powerful arm and core pose. Start by laying on your side. Bend your right arm and place the left foot on top of the right one. You will support your body weight with your right forearm and raise your body in a straight line. The mid section will hover a little bit above the floor. Hold it for 10 seconds and repeat.
If you want to practice yoga, but don't want to go to the gym, prefer doing it in the comfort of your own space or just don't have anywhere to practice, there are many online yoga studios you can check out, including Yoga Green Book.
READ MORE: Can Yoga And Calisthenics Get You A Toned And Defined Body? and 3 "Core" Exercises For Beginners
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