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Caramel-Pecan French Silk Pie Dessert Recipe

Once I bought a caramel-pecan French silk pie from a cafeteria and the taste was like a homemade one – so, I took the challenge to make my own …

This Korean Face Mask Made My 70-Year-Old Parents' Skin Look Like Glass

Hanacure's Multi-Action Treatment Mask ($29) is virtually legendary within the beauty, and more specifically, the skincare industry right now. In …

The Anthropologie Mirror That Instantly Makes Any Room Look High-End

Don't worry, you can totally get the look for less.<p>If I could snap my fingers and have one thing just magically appear in my apartment, it’d be Anthropologie’s gleaming primrose mirror. The giant, 7’ tall one, in gold. Truthfully, I’ve been daydreaming about this exact mirror for two whole …

Shopping for Outdoor Rugs

Outdoor rugs, like outdoor fabrics, have come a long way in recent years, and many now have the look and feel of those once reserved for indoor use. That’s good news for anyone who has a terrace or a deck — or any other outdoor space in need of sprucing up for the summer.<p>“You can use them to create …

Experts Reveal the Top 10 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Fixer-Upper

Itching to take a crack at fixing up an old, rundown property? Read these renovation tips first.<p>Very few things are as rewarding as transforming a fixer-upper into the home of your dreams. Yet, anyone who has traveled down the path of renovation knows how windy that road can be. To help combat …

Why That Guy You See in the Elevator Every Day is More Helpful for Your Career than Your Closest Friends | Heleo

“No matter what you want to do, you’ve got enough potential in your network to do it.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>What weak and dormant ties can do for our</i> …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

#TheLIST: The 25 Best Skincare Brands

In no particular order, these are the skincare brands we rely on time and time again.<p>Finding a good skincare product can quite literally be life-changing. As your skin starts to look plumper, clearer, and more vibrant—you feel a little glowier on the inside, too. Our BAZAAR editors have smeared, …

A Yorkshire pudding recipe from Gordon Ramsay

<i>The secret to a successful Yorkshire pudding recipe is allowing the batter to rest before pouring it into very hot oil. In the restaurant, we make</i> …

Recipes

The Snob's Guide To Detoxing Your Beauty Routine

You like your moisturizers silky smooth and rose-scented, your lip color in a gilded tube, and your perfume in a crystal flacon. You've always …

The Most Overrated Skincare Ingredient (and What a Dermatologist Uses Instead)

After months of winter weather, our preoccupation with achieving luminous, vacation-worthy skin has reached an all-time high—and it's clear we're not …

These Types of Curtains Are More than Just Window Dressing

Why have curtains? Once your décor scheme is set, the types of curtains you choose are another big decision – and a very important one. Window …

The best tumble dryers

Buying large domestic appliances is always tricky, and tumble dryers are no different. With prices starting at around £300, you will want to ensure you get the best tumble dryer available, and you'll have to consider a whole raft of features and brands before making a decision. Hopefully, this …

Squidgy White Chocolate Cake (Kladdkaka) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This Swedish cake is a thing of beauty, on the inside and out. It's a traditional recipe that you'll find all over Sweden, and every coffee shop or bakery will have their own version. Nearly flourless, it's fudgy and moist on the inside and crackly on the outside, like a really good …

Here's what you need to do before you break up with Facebook

So, you want to free yourself from Facebook.<p>Let's be real, we all <i>want</i> to do it. But few of us actually ever do, because whether you like to admit it …

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Travel<p>This road trip encompasses several top attractions and myriad new ways to absorb all the local flavors.<p>Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes …

The FDA Just Approved a Non-Surgical, Completely Painless, 20-Minute Face Lift

No, this isn’t a joke—it’s a very big deal.<p>What if I were to tell you that you could tighten your skin, soften your fine lines, and give your face the overall appearance of a dewy 22-year-old who's spent her life living in a bubble? Oh, and it would only take 20 minutes? And oh, there would be …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

Chef-Approved Vegan Sauces That Add Tons of Flavor to Your Meals

If the new year has you motivated to eat more plant-based foods, we're with you. We drowned ourselves in hot chocolate (and of course we said yes to …

Food

The 10 Commandments of Furniture Placement

Here at Apartment Therapy, we've been banging on about furniture placement for years, and it seems we've got a lot to say on the topic. Between all …

Furniture

16 Spring Fragrances Even the Floral-Averse Will Appreciate

From spray-on pheromones to an olfactory secret that only you and Jake Gyllenhaal share.<p>Swap out your winter scent for something light and fresh this spring. Here, 16 fragrances that deserves a spritz.

New Year, New (Sugared Cardamom) Brioche

I can't think of many things more comforting on a cold winter's day than baking bread. The heat of the oven warms the kitchen, and the scent of yeast and sugar fills the air. Then, of course, you get to tear into a steaming loaf, breaking off the heel and slathering it with butter that melts and …

Ask an Expert: Is It Actually Possible to Regrow Hair?

There's a lot of mythology and misconception in the world of male vanity. So we're tracking down industry professionals to set the record straight.<p>Every guy is at risk of losing his hair, some more quickly than others. It sucks. The follicle itself shrivels up and is rendered incapable of regrowing …

Meet the Princess Cake: A Scandinavian Showstopper for Almond Lovers

I first saw this cake during a technical challenge on the <i>Great British Bake Off</i> and was immediately smitten. Fine, obsessed. How could I not be? The domed treat is composed of all of my favorite dessert things: light, spongy cake, rich pastry cream, jam, and, oh yeah, green marzipan! (I didn't even …

Stollen

Christmas is a time of elaborate fruit-and-booze-laden breads, puddings, and cakes. It is the time of airy panettone and fruitcake and brandy-soaked puddings lit on fire. It is also the time of stollen, a traditional German Christmas treat of yeasted bread stuffed to the gills with brandy-soaked …

These Are the Types of Mushrooms You Need to Know About

By Alex Delany<p>There are so many types of mushrooms. Maitakes. Creminis. Chantarelles. But what are they? And how do we cook them?<p>Mushrooms. As a kid you might have hated them, the slimy, gray, alien-like children of the dirt. It’s understandable. A lot of people think all types of mushrooms are all …

Want to Invest in Luxe Skin Care? These Brands Are Worth the Splurge

In beauty, there are a few things you should splurge on: that 90-minute massage, the extralong scalp massage, and your skincare regimen.<p>Anytime I interview an esthetician, dermatologist, or makeup artist, I can count on this answer making its way into our conversation in one way or another: "Your …

Lais Ribeiro Proves Victoria's Secret Models Can Have Stretch Marks, Too

Pictured: Lais Ribeiro (left) backstage.<p>If you could take your eyes off the $2 million Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra she was wearing down the …

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots On Your Face: Tips, Treatments & Serums

Despite best efforts to mind SPF, any time spent under the sun can take a toll on skin. After months of UV exposure, discolorations in the form of freckles, dark spots, or scars may suddenly be visible, leaving one to wonder how to get rid of dark spots. Once spotted, NYC-based skin care expert …