Christine Von Nickel

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12 White Paints Designers Use Over and Over

Move over, 50 Shades of Grey;when it comes to painting your walls, it's more like 50 shades of white. Design lovers know there's no such thing as one …

Home Decorating

My darling, remember when we wanted what we currently have?

<b>My darling,</b><p>On our wedding day, we had big dreams—dreams for our careers, dreams for our home, dreams for the family we'd build, dreams of …

Positive Thinking

Steal This Look: An Organized Refrigerator, Plastic-Free Edition

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Kitchens

Century: A Familiar Small-Batch Paint Line from Benjamin Moore

A few weeks ago I stopped into a Janovic store in New York for a can of black paint when a poster caught my eye. It said something to the effect of …

13 Silent Signs Your Home Is an Unhealthy Place to Live

These innocent-seeming habits could be making you and your family sick—really sick.<p>While moisture in the home is normal—bathing, cooking, and even …

Cleaning

35+ Interior Designers Reveal Their Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From soft blues to deep greens, design experts explain their go-to paint colors for the kitchen.<p>A simple color change can transform your kitchen in a major way. The right shade of grey, for instance, can turn an interior from dreary to sophisticated. The right red hue, meanwhile, can take it from …

Home Decorating

'I'm A Dermatologist And I Totally Changed My Skin Routine When I Was Pregnant'

Botox = no-no.<p>Being pregnant is cool and all, but yeah: "No coffee, no sushi, no deli meat, no alcohol. And then they're taking away your beauty products!" says Dendy Engelman, M.D., a New York City-based dermatologic surgeon and mom of two.<p>BUY IT<p>Yep: A lot of beauty products and treatments aren't …

Vapour Organic Beauty Atmosphere Luminous Foundation Review | Allure

When I started at <i>Allure</i>, nearly eight years ago, I wouldn't go near natural makeup. It's not that I wasn't interested in the notion of clean beauty but it was 2010 and I associated green cosmetics with crumbly eye shadows, chalky setting powders, and goopy mascara. And I wasn't <i>totally</i> off-base with …

This Translucent Powder Keeps My Face Shine-Free in 90-Degree Heat

Sweat is kind of my thing. It's in my genes—I have hyperhidrosis, an excessive sweating condition that makes beads of moisture pool on my hands, feet, pits, you name it. (It's not all bad, though. I've never once needed hand lotion). Despite taking medication for it, I've found that stress, sudden …

This Doctor Wants To Make Botox and Lasers Obsolete

“You will not wrinkle.”<p>Have you ever sat in a room with a literal genius? I have. Her name is Dr. Macrene Alexiades, M.D., Ph.D., and she’s a …

Outdoor Toys to Keep the Kids Occupied This Summer

1<p>Collapsible Beach Pail<p>You’ve already got a huge beach bag, an umbrella, a cooler, and more to schlep to the beach—you probably don’t want to carry …

7 Alexa commands you're not using but should

With Alexa and the the Echo, Amazon has built a robust service that can deliver seemingly endless information and control your home. But, are you taking advantage of all it can do?<p>If you haven't yet unlocked the full potential of Alexa, these seven voice commands will get you closer. These are the …

My Fine Hair Finally Has Volume—All Because of This Inexpensive Pantry Staple

If you have fine hair like me, you’re probably very familiar with the feeling that your strands constantly feel weighed down and limp—even after a …

Jennifer Aniston Swears By This $24 Amazon Steal for "Glowing" Skin

Jennifer Aniston might be known for her ageless complexion and glowing skin, but the actress reveals her routine is relatively low-maintenance. "It's …

The 11 Best Natural Makeup and Skin-Care Products

There are many reasons why you might take a closer look at the ingredients in your beauty products. Maybe you’re expecting a baby or you have …

People Are Straight-up Obsessed With These 32 Ridiculously Clever Products On Amazon Prime

One minute a product is just a glimmer in the eye of some clever inventor or designer — then suddenly you look around, you talk with your friends, …

Ditch All Those Toxic Ingredients — We Found a Natural Brand Your Skin Will Love

You might be surprised to learn that there are all sorts of toxic chemicals that are legally allowed in many makeup and skincare items in the US. As the awareness of this becomes more prevalent in the beauty industry, more natural and eco-friendly brands are starting to pop up. One of our favorites …

Dr. Barbara Sturm Has Bottled The Fountain Of Youth

“Inflammation is one of the main culprits of the aging process” says Dr. Barbara Sturm. She is the women behind the now famous “vampire facial” and “blood creams” that are all the talk of social media and beauty gurus worldwide. Dr. Sturm is know for translating scientific discoveries into skin and …

Facialist Shani Darden Showed Us Her Nighttime Skin Routine—and It's Intense

If you've been reading Byrdie for a while (or, like, even for a week), you've likely seen Shani Darden's name bubble up. For years, the celebrity …

7 Mineral Sunscreens That Actually Work

Protect your skin, protect the coral reefs.

11 Beauty Products Jennifer Lopez Always Keeps Backstage for Her "All I Have" Show

To celebrate the launch of her new makeup collab with Inglot, I recently took a backstage tour of the theater where Jennifer Lopez performs her "All I Have" show in Las Vegas. Sure, seeing the singer's bedazzled bodysuits and mile-high heels hours before she would slip them on for her three-hour …

Makeup

I Tried That Bali-Inspired Hair Mask You've Seen All Over Instagram, and Whoa

I've recently become a hair mask addict. Since dyeing my hair blond, I've been on the hunt for the best masks, shampoo, and treatments to keep my hair looking soft and silky. Basically, I've tried a <i>lot</i> of hair products in the past few months. And after recently getting quite a lot of length cut off …

Hair Care

The Dermatologist Celebrities Have on Speed Dial Opens a Groundbreaking Wellness Space in New York

Inside New York Dermatology Group’s new integral health and wellness wing—a stunning, all-white space spanning 7,000 square feet on the second floor, replete with custom-made treatment rooms that look like futuristic pods—it is completely silent. A refuge of sorts from the fumes and fuss that fill …

Skin Care

Plain White Vinegar is the Ultimate Dishwashing Hack

Southerners know as well as anyone that greasy, delicious foods don’t just cling to your ribs; they cling to your pots, your pans, your Tupperware, …

Cleaning

The Only Way I Was Able to Get Rid of Ants in My House Without Using Toxic Chemicals

There's a recipe for disaster brewing in my home at all times: my apartment is located on the first floor, just below ground level, and my two kittens eat like little piggies, flinging their food halfway across the room before chasing after it and — only sometimes — actually eating it. Throw in the …

Young Women Are Convinced Motherhood Is Going To Suck — And They're Right

<b>When I was 7 months pregnant, my mother told me her biggest regret in life:</b> that she had been a working mom. “If I had to do it all over again, I …

8 Great Moisturizers That Are Positively Packed With Good Stuff

As temperatures drop, air humidity takes a significant dip and, combined with cold winds, hot showers, and indoor heaters, can cause skin to become red, parched, and itchy (ouch!).<p>"If there is enough inflammation and compromise to the skin barrier, eczema can also be triggered or worsen. It's …

Parental feeding styles can have consequences for kids. Which type is yours?

By Casey Seidenberg<p>, Contributor<p>Yes, feeding children can be challenging. They can be picky eaters. They may start rejecting foods they once loved or feel too afraid to try new ones. They may refuse vegetables and insist that ketchup top everything. All these behaviors are normal, yet as parents, …

Parenting

This Serum Was Developed By MIT Scientists — & It's Only $28

If $28 — including the cost of shipping — seems like a suspiciously low price to pay for a serum that comes out of the finest luxury laboratories in …