Alesha Zimney

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This Hot New Beauty Trend Isn’t So New

Once again, a new beauty trend is upon us, and of course, we are all on board. Okay, so maybe *new* is a misnomer — after all, we’re all already tea fans here. Remember when juicing was a huge thing and everyone was doing it? Take a pause from working the Vitamix and meet “beauty teas,” the latest …

24 Hair and Makeup Trends You’ll Be Wearing Next Season

While the runway is known for dishing out more than its fair share of over-the-top styles, there is plenty of beauty inspo that’s more than appropriate for the everyday. The Spring 2016 catwalks were no different, boasting makeup and hair ideas that promise to take your beauty game to the next …

The 10 Most Affordable Places To Live In The U.S.

Midwest is best.<p>Wanna live somewhere cheap? One particular region has your back.<p>The most affordable places to live in the U.S. based on housing, commuting and utilities costs are mostly cities in the midwest. The picks come from a new Trulia study that found America's most affordable cities based …

7 Storage Lessons to Steal From This Cheery Kitchen Makeover

We'll never look at a corner, bedroom dresser, or pocket door the same way.<p>When we spotted Kim and Scott's kitchen makeover on their blog, Yellow Brick Home, our first thought was "gorgeous!" But upon closer inspection, we might want to trade in our adjective for "smart." Seriously, we're so …

Home Improvement

The One Pair Of Shoes You Should Never, Ever Buy. Just STOP.

NOPE.<p>Fashion is full of contradictions (see sleeveless turtlenecks and shearling mini skirts). And while some of these contradictions are fun and whimsical, others are annoying and confusing (see toe socks). But there is one particular fashion trend that irks us to our very core, every single time …

13 Amazing Beauty Items You Can Buy at Whole Foods — Seriously!

If you’re looking for aromatic, luxurious and effective personal-care products made with naturally derived ingredients, we’ve got just the place for you. Whole Foods is a long-standing resource for high-quality natural beauty buys. Their rigorous standards actually prohibit 50 ingredients common in …

Skin Care

5 Fashion Trends for 2016 You Can Wear Today

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How Being a Stay at Home Mom Hurt My Kids

I don't regret the time I spent staying home—but I also have enough distance from those days to see some of the mistakes caused by my stay-at-home …

Narrow Room Decorating Tips

Does your home feature a long, narrow living room, kitchen, hallway, bedroom or some other space? There are some decorating tricks and tips that can …

17 Totally Underrated Places To Shop For Men's Clothes Online

There's more out there than Target.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 2015 Beauty O-wards

We tested everything to find the real standouts. Here are the best lip glosses, face lotions, styling products and more of 2015's beauty …

Johnny Depp Would 'Destroy' Anyone Who Bullied His Kids, Thanks To Advice From His Mum

Johnny Depp has shown his protective side by saying he would "destroy" anyone who bullied his kids.<p>The 52-year-old actor has two children with former …

5 Furniture Arrangement Ideas That'll Make Your Home Look Professionally Designed

It's important that your living areas feel warm and inviting to guests without being overcrowded. In spacious living areas, I like to use large area rugs and place the front legs of my sofas along the outer borders of the rug. This allows ample space for a beautiful coffee table and room for guests …

These Shoes Are Made For Urban and Outdoor Adventure

If you’re in the market for a pair of shoes that are versatile enough to both hike a trail and be worn to dinner with friends, than you’ll want to …

Outdoors

2 Skincare Mistakes Making You Look Older Than You Are

They're incredibly common -- and so easily preventable.<p>Most of us take care of our skin in an effort not to look more weathered, wrinkled or older than we actually are. But that's exactly what can happen when your beauty regimen isn't done properly -- and there are two big mistakes in particular …

Top Fall 2015 Color Trends to Try in Your Home Now

As much as we hate to see summer slowly fading out of sight, the team here at Dot & Bo is getting excited that the autumn season is on its way.<p>While we typically think of infusing fall-friendly spices into our culinary delights (hello, ubiquitous pumpkin spice <i>everything</i>!), this year we're all about …

10 DIY Jobs You Must Do Before The Winter

Home maintenance is an important job for any homeowner, but there’s a very limited period of time where you will have the freedom to do this thanks …

Circumcision advice updated by Canadian Paediatric Society

Put a bunch of parents of young children together and bring up the topic of circumcision and — well, let's just say the discussion is sure to get …

7 Things Pros Wish Parents Knew About Discipline

Good cop. Bad cop. How about better cop? We asked experts: If you could change anything about the way parents approach discipline, what would it be? …

When Parenting Teens And Tweens, Know Your Mandate

My tween daughter rolled her eyes as she quickly turned away and stomped upstairs. She didn’t exactly slam her bedroom door, but she definitely used …

how to get rid of cellulite on back of thighs

It has been recorded that more than ninety percent of women and almost no men are dealing with the problem of cellulite. These are fat cells that are …

Skin Care

Top 6 Superfoods For Healthy Skin, Hair, Bones, Teeth And Eyes

Proper nutrition is something that a majority of the population lacks even though it is a very important issue. Saddest part is most of us actually …

The 7 Best Products for Busting Blemishes

1/7<p><b>Fig + Yarrow Clay Mask</b><p>This super-gentle exfoliating and cleansing mask boasts the star ingredient of French yellow clay, a detoxifier that ever so …

You're Doing It Wrong: Washing Your Face

It seems like every time you read an article about the beauty secrets of French women, they all seem to have two perplexing things in common: they …

Skin Care

The Nineties to Now Kitchen Makeover

<b>Project by:</b> Brit <b><br>Location:</b> Seattle, Washington<p>We live in a 1924 house in Seattle and have been slowly tackling renovations over the past several …

Hair Plopping: How To Achieve Curls Without The Heat

Hair Plopping may sound seriously odd, but it's been taking the beauty world by storm... and for good reason. If you fancy getting curls like Blake, …

How we quit our jobs to travel: The showbiz couple

Uninspired and trapped by the middle-class rat race, Dave Bouskill and Deb Corbeil followed their dreams of adventure around the world.<p>On paper, my husband Dave and I lived an enviable life. It was late 2006, and Dave was a successful rigging gaffer in the thriving Toronto film industry while I …

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The Home Decor Terms You Had No Idea You're Pronouncing Wrong

Well, this is embarrassing.<p>Decorating your home seems simple enough. And then you find yourself in the aisles of Ikea, on the verge of major tears and questioning how four years of college have brought you to a point where you can't even say the name of your soon-to-be couch.<p>You aren't alone.<p>In …