Carolyn Villanueva

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The One Anti-Aging Skincare Routine a Dermatologist Actually Follows

A comprehensive, effective anti-aging skincare routine is an investment, which means we don't just want to impulse purchase buzzy new products …

Dark Spots Were a Big Problem for Me Before I Tried These

For the past few years, dark spots have been my biggest skin ailment. <i>It's been such a crucial problem and a huge insecurity that I'm sick of talking</i> …

Real Southern Cornbread Recipe

"This is the real stuff! Find your cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of cornbread tonight!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups cornmeal<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 …

Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Bacon

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat …

EASY BREAKFAST CHEESE DANISH

Preheat oven to 350* degrees and grease a 13X9-inch baking pan. Lay a pack of crescent rolls in the pan and pinch the openings together. Beat the …

Skip the Hard Parts & Still Make Almond Croissants at Home

Fresh almond croissants baked start to finish are a project fit for a freak out-of-season snow day (or several).<p>But there's an Ina Garten-how-easy-is-that-esque solution for pulling sugar-slapped, almond-oozing pastries from the oven before your guests/children/hunger pangs wake up: <b>Buy the</b> …

Easy Carrot Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Easy Carrot Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting-This moist carrot cake is packed with carrots, pineapple, cinnamon, raisins and topped with a</i> …

Dessert

7 Recipes That Prove Almond Flour Is the Best Thing in Your Pantry

If you’re experimenting with gluten- and grain-free substitutes for regular flour, the almond variety should be on your must-try list. Low in carbs, …

Breakfast

These Are the Best Retinol Routines for Every Age

AKA how to get a head start on anti-aging.<p>Any skincare expert will tell you, anti-aging and retinol are inextricably linked. So why is the potent anti-wrinkle ingredient still so mystifying? Some women wax on about how it's the best thing that ever happened to them, others complain it makes them …

What to Buy if You Want an Elegant, Neutral Palette at Home

Megan and Wayne's family home in South Africa is a great example of mixing patterns, furniture and accents to create an elegant and contemporary …

Home Decorating

How 4 People Would Spend $30 a Week at Whole Foods

Four people with four very different lifestyles on how they'd stretch $30 of Whole Foods groceries over a week's worth of meals.<p>You can tell a lot about a person based on her grocery list. It's why one of my favorite things to do in the checkout line at the store is to surreptitiously peep on my …

8 Healthy Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

I came. I slawed. I concasséd (that’s chef speak for a fancy method of dicing a tomato). And now that I’ve graduated from New York City’s …

Nutrition

Foolproof New York Cheesecake | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

14 Foundations That Cover Literally Everything

Blend To Perfection<p><b>Best for:</b> Mature skin, dull skin, acne scars<p><b>Number of shades:</b> 15<p><b>Price point:</b> Moderate<p>Magic Foundation<p>Charlotte Tilbury<p>$44<p>Shop</b> …

An Eater's Guide to Dallas

Since its portrayal in the eponymous and infamous 1970s-era soap opera, Dallas has seen an incredible amount of change. The home of Neiman Marcus, the legendary State Fair of Texas, and America's Team, the Big D also boasts a thriving and diverse culinary scene that can sometimes fly under the …

Eating Fat Burning Foods to Lose Weight!

Losing weight is a big goal for many people across the world. Obesity is one of the biggest problems around the world. Losing weight is hard. There …

Blueberry Filled Angel Food Cupcakes with Lemon Whipped Cream Recipe

Ingredients<p>1/2 c cake flour<br>• 3/4 c granulated sugar<br>• 5 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg white(s)<br>• 1/2 tsp cream of tartar<br>• 1/8 tsp salt<br>• 1/4 tsp …

The best restaurants in America are...

<b>(CNN) —</b> What makes a restaurant the hottest destination in town?<p>Glowing Yelp reviews, Instagram-worthy presentation and high praise from critics and food bloggers go a long way. But among chefs and restaurateurs, nothing says you've made it like a James Beard Award.<p>Since 1990, the not-for-profit …

James Beard

Blurring: The Korean Beauty Trick That'll Give You the Best Skin Ever

It's like putting a filter on your face.<p>As anyone who's done a little bit of selfie-enhancing knows (which, let's be honest, is all of us), the power of the "blur" tool cannot be underestimated. Blemish? Blur it. Fine line? Blend it out. Uneven skin tone? Buff that sh*t into submission.<p>So wouldn't …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …