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A Complete 2 Week Japan Itinerary for Travellers Seeking Affordable Luxury (Including With Kids)

As far as I am concerned, 2 weeks in Japan is not nearly enough because this small country packs so much into its borders. Needs must though – adults …

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10 Picturesque Towns In Northern France To Explore

<i>Featured header image by verrier.claude.</i><p>France isn’t a country that has incredible cities and towns in short supply. In fact, it’s almost unheard of …

Has Istanbul lost its charm?

It has been 30 years since I was last in Istanbul and I found it hard to get my head around a city that I’m sure I remember as being more ancient and mysterious, more a bridge between East and West. It’s now modern, a lot of it still under construction.<p>Walking down the jam-packed shopping street, …

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Korean Galbi BBQ: Grilled Beef Short Ribs (갈비구이)

The Best Ways To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Place your bread in a sealed zip-top bag, pushing out as much air as possible, and pop it in the freezer.<p><i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Emily Johnson.</i><p>It’s just a fact: the best breads die young. For this reason, we’ve all wondered how to keep bread fresh at one time or another.<p>And while there are many options …

10 Ways to Add Protein to Your Smoothie, Without Protein Powder

Let's say you're craving a smoothie, but you also need to add a little protein to your diet . . . a protein smoothie is an excellent way to do that! Whether it's for a powerhouse breakfast or a post-workout snack, we love blending up a frosty glass of nutrition for a lightning-fast meal (that takes …

10 Clarifying Hair Products That Will Make Your Strands Feel Gunk-Free

Whether hair is generally oily or just runs into a rut every once in a while, nothing can put a damper on plans like greasy, gunky strands. You know, the kind that won't blow dry, can't style, and aren't curable with even some of your most beloved shampoos. It's times like these that make it so …

5 Essential Products to Protect Hair from Swimming This Summer

It’s summer, so you can look for us floating in the pool with a cocktail in hand. On a hot day, we’re obvs getting in the water to take a dip, but there’s one small issue — we don’t want the chlorine to mess with our carefully styled locks. Swimmer hair is a real #struggle. Luckily, with just a few …

23 Of The Absolute Coolest Products On Amazon Launchpad Right Now

Featuring cooling towels, shoe sanitizers, greek yogurt makers, and 20 other products you should check out right now!<p><i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

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First time to Tokyo? 5 locals give their advice

<b>(CNN) —</b> With 13.5 million residents -- 37.8 million if you count the entire metro area -- and densely packed skyscrapers, it's fair to say that Tokyo can feel overwhelming for visitors.<p>Even the most experienced travelers struggle to decipher the cryptic metro maps and navigate the busy streets. It …

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The Under-$150 Travel Outfit Fashion Girls Love

Packing for any trip is enough to incite panic in the most well-traveled of fashion girls, and more often than not, the hardest outfit to plan is the …

5 Incredibly Stylish Summer Outfits Under $100

Are you in the mood for a fresh summer outfit but don't necessarily want to spend the money to make it happen? Since we relate to that struggle all …

11 Feel-Good Outfits to Get You Excited for Summer

Is it summer yet? Spring is great and all, but we are more than ready for warmer-weather styles. To help you keep your head (and your excitement …

The Zara-Like Shop You Haven't Heard Of

We're always on the hunt for those affordable sites that stock of-the-moment, forward-feeling finds. You know, similar to Zara. We brought you a list …

9 Timeless Summer Styles You'll Have Forever

Peonies are in bloom and the sangria is flowing. Summer may not be officially here, but we can’t help it if we’re constantly thinking ahead. In …

The Best Deodorants That'll Withstand the Hottest of Destination Weddings

Beyond the potential for frizz and makeup meltdown is the real underlying issue with which every tropical-destination bride must contend: She must pack a DEFCON 1–level deodorant. And the struggle is real: This deo must withstand wedding-day jitters, possible family drama, and, of course, a night …

Why You Need to Try K-Beauty’s Latest Makeup Trend

Is it just us, or is the beauty world trying to give fast fashion a run for its money? From mermaid makeup brushes to strobing powders, it seems like there’s always room for new product launches hitting Sephora’s shelves. But as it turns out, one of our favorite trends — cushion makeup — is …

20 Essential Korean Recipes to Know and Love

A delicious verve of heat runs through Korean recipes. The cuisine is as rich as it is communal, with meals often beginning with many side dishes …

The 11 Best Skin-Care Sticks to Streamline Your Beauty Routine

An easy way to reach your I'm-gonna-declutter-everything spring cleaning resolution? Simplifying your skin-care routine, regardless of whether your complexion is oily or dry. And what better way than to cleanse, cover, and correct your complexion than with easy-to-use, no-clean-up-necessary beauty …

The Bird Dog Is an Abdominal Exercise that Reduces Lower Back Pain

Bird dogs are not like crunches: They’re not agonizing to do and you might wonder if you’re working out at all. But you are. You work on those little …

9 Dermatologist-Approved Skin Products That Can Reduce Fine Lines and Sun Spots

Top skin docs pick their favorite products to help you get silky-smooth skin — straight from the tube, jar, or bottle.

5 Easy Halloween Makeup Ideas You Can Do With Only Eyeliner

We hate to bust your "It's just too hard to make a costume" excuse, but beauty bloggers have gotten the science of Halloween makeup down to just one product. And you definitely have it in your stash. That's right, eyeliner is all you <i>really</i> need to pull together these simple Halloween makeup ideas. …

9 Beauty Products That Have Stood The Test Of Time

You might say that old is the new “new.” Sure, there are plenty of hot-off-the-presses beauty products launched every year. But for true insiders, …

Here is another reminder that "world's ugliest woman" Lizzie Velasquez is SUCH an incredible beauty role model

When Lizzie Velasquez was 17, she found a video on YouTube with her photo calling her “the world’s ugliest woman.” With over 4 million views, Lizzie, …

Masqueology Brings South Korean Skin-care Innovations to the Masses

The brand's sheet masks have entered more than 3,000 Wal-Mart doors.<p>Masqueology wants no one to miss out on the South Korean skin-care craze.<p>After …

12 Warm & Cozy Fall Baking Recipes

Break out the apples, pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg -- it's time to hunker down for some cozy fall baking.<p><b>1. Perfect Apple Pie</b><p>What's the secret to a perfect apple pie? Blind baking the crust and boiling down the juices before filling the pie. These steps add a bit of extra time but ensure a crisp …

The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 50s

For a sobering reminder of just how young 50 actually is, look no further than Luke Perry. (That mocked-up AARP cover you may have seen is the organization’s birthday tribute to the Bev Hills bad boy, whose 50s are upon him.) Actually, scratch that—do look further, please, to the flourishing set of …