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How to Get Your Retinol Fix the Natural Way

Despite many attempts, there's yet to be a skincare ingredient powerful enough to topple retinol off its perch as the greatest skin-improver to ever …

Skin Care

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

The Most Beautiful Places in Chile

Tucked between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is a long, narrow country known for its pristine landscapes. Its unusual shape means you can find startlingly diverse climates and topographies as you travel its length: the world's driest desert in the north; the massive glaciers of Patagonia …

South America

Everything You Need to Know About Succulents

Succulents look best against a backdrop that shows off their textures and shapes. Think gravel garden, for instance. Or container gardens: succulents …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

Books

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

The 1-Minute Chocolate Smoothie That Burns Fat And Reduces Anxiety

Indulging in chocolate frequently is one thing, and craving it is another, very different thing. In most cases, cravings for chocolate are due to the …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.

Healthy Eating

30 Days Of Meals You Can Eat During A Sugar Detox

I gave up all added sugar and artificial sweeteners for an entire month and actually didn't hate it. Here's everything I ate along the way.

Healthy Eating

You'd Never Guess That These Snack Bars Are Packed With Greens

What’s on my desk this week? A Lärabar — but not just any Lärabar, this one packs a secret punch. You may already be familiar with the brand’s fruit …

Healthy Eating

This Superfood Smoothie Recipe Doubles As a Hangover Cure

Whip up this superfood-packed smoothie to help ease your symptoms ASAP.<p>Nothing kills a buzz like a nasty next-day hangover. Alcohol acts as a …

Nutrition

25 of the Best 20-Minute Workout Videos — All in 1 Place!

You don't have to spend hours exercising if you want to lose weight or get stronger. Fitness instructor John Kersbergen says three to four 45-minute workouts a week is enough. If 45 minutes is more than you can devote at one time, break up your workouts, because it all adds up! Here are the best …

Exercise

The 5 Best Eye Creams (Oils, Serums & More)

The desert-island must-have skincare item of every makeup artist we’ve ever met, eye cream makes a huge difference in how you look, particularly if …

Skin Care

How to Air Dry Your Hair in 4 Steps or Less

A few days before the Golden Globes, Michelle Williams had an official nominees luncheon to go to. I met her at her hotel, worked a little sumpin’ sumpin’ into her damp hair, then grabbed a cup of coffee while she got her makeup done. When I came back to finish her hair, it was already finished. No …

Hair

The Best Too Faced Products According to Allure Editors

Too Faced may be almost 20 years old (it was started in 1998), but it's really been in the past two years that the brand has experienced an unprecedented rise in popularity — selling out on Sephora, blowing up on social media, and breaking all the rules of traditional beauty marketing. Maybe it's …

11 Secret and Adorable Towns in Europe You Have to Visit Right Now

This 1 Natural Cosmetic Treatment Might Eventually Replace Botox

Sometimes a skin care treatment seems like a scam. It's too good to be true, right? I promise that is not the case when it comes to microcurrent facials. This is actually an old-school holistic technique that's been taking off with influencers and celebrities thanks to its antiaging properties. …

Fifty Shades Darker Lipstick: I Tried Anastasia Steele's Lipstick and Here's What Happened

If you've seen <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i>—and I don't blame you if you haven't—you might have noticed it has a lot going on, lipstick-wise. Dakota Johnson, as Anastasia Steele, sports a number of fetching hues, and a red lipstick even becomes a de facto marker when she uses it to draw on Christian's (Jamie …

Makeup

What It's Really Like To Try Non-Surgical Fat Removal

"A few weeks after my final treatment, I was changing in the bathroom when I glanced in the mirror and did a double take."<p>There's probably one thing about your body that bugs you. For some people, it's their butt. For others, it's a double chin or breasts they deem to big or too small. For me, it's …

Tarte Cosmetics released the ultimate beauty product that every girl needs throughout the day

There is one beauty product that unites people of all genders and style indexes. Whether you routinely step out of the house in a glittery boa and …

The Skincare Products a Dermatologist Would Buy at the Drugstore

Finding effective skincare products at the drugstore is like finding a stylish winter coat at Goodwill—you have to do a little digging, but it can be …

Emma Watson

“There’s something about looking into someone else’s makeup bag—it’s such an intimate glimpse into their personality somehow. When I was a kid and …

This hack will keep your room smelling like coffee all day

Coffee + life hack = we’re all ears. But let’s be real, you had us at coffee.<p>The smell of coffee is the reason most of us get out of bed in the …

7 Easy Dinners That Basically Make Themselves

Minimum effort, maximum payoff.

48hrs in Edinburgh - the must-sees for the first-time visitor to Scotland's magnificent capital city

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, most of us probably wouldn’t object too strongly.<p>On a city break to ­Scotland’s wonderful capital you can at …

The VICE Guide to Amsterdam 2014

Amsterdam is a compact museum city with plenty to do even if you're sober, and some relatively classy ways to not be sober. Here's how to avoid the sex tourists and drug addicts.<p><i>Return to the VICE Guide to Europe 2014 homepage</i><p><i>All photos by Raymond van Mil unless otherwise stated</i><p>The Dutch capital is …

Coffee Shops

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and backpackers alike. They’ll take care …

McDonald's

16 Vegan Lunches That Are *Almost* Paleo

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If you’ve decided to give up grains, eating meat at …

Vegan

This year's biggest book adaptations – and which ones are worth reading first

From Margaret Atwood to Stephen King, a host of great authors will see work adapted for film and TV this year. Here’s our guide to which to read before you watch<p>Thanks to Hollywood’s baffling inability to produce anything that wasn’t first a book, a question that gets asked more and more these days …

Books

Most Anticipated: The Great 2017 Book Preview

Although 2016 has gotten a bad rap, there were, at the very least, a lot of excellent books published. But this year! Books from <b>George Saunders</b>,</b> …

Books