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Why I’m Never Using Drugstore Antiperspirants Again

Making the switch to natural deodorant can be a bit like taking a driving test: If you’re not fully prepared for the road ahead, there’s a strong chance you might fail before you succeed. At least, that was my experience when I first tried to convert 15 years ago. I was persuaded to ditch my …

Beauty

14 Most Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

Whether you like to get your hands dirty in the garden or not, it’s nice to have a few gardening tips and ideas up your sleeve. Here are some of my …

Gardening

5 ways to delete blank rows in Excel

Deleting blank rows in an Excel data set isn't difficult, but Excel 2016 is the only version that offers predictable results.<p>Blank rows are easy to …

Databases

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 …

Skin Care

25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite “go-to” herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? …

Plants

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Lemon Bar Recipe

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 262<p>Fat 21g<p>Carbs 15g<p>Protein 6g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 12 (1 square each)<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>262<p>% …

Food

The Best Face Masks for Clearing Out Your Pores

Unclogging my pores used to been a painful, frustrating experience. Pore strips didn't pack enough power to suck the junk out, and I've been shamed …

Skin Care

Hold Up — We Found 11 Incredible Blouses on Amazon and They're All Under $20!

If your closet is overflowing with a ton of things you never wear, throw them all out! This season, leave the old behind and invest in a few new stylish blouses that will instantly dress up any look. You can mix and match these standout pieces with everything from jeans to skirts. We looked to …

Clothing

Pelvic Tilt Variations for Back Pain and Abdominal Strength

Pelvic tilts are an exercise comprised of very subtle spinal movements that strengthen the support muscles around the low back, particularly the …

Yoga

6 Concealers Every Woman Over 40 Should Be Using

As far as makeup products go, a good concealer is quite possibly one of the most important ones. Whether you need to hide a breakout, cover a dark …

Skin Care

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

Yoga

Do yourself a favor and get an AC unit *before* the next heat wave — these ones are on sale

Unless you're lucky enough to live somewhere with central AC, thinking ahead about a window air conditioner <i>needs</i> to be on your to-do list. Like now. …

Home Improvement

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

This salad dressing is possibly the best complement to fresh, seasonal greens.<p>Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that …

Food

30 Captivating Backyard Succulent Gardens You Can Easily DIY

Succulent gardens have quickly become a fast growing craze. It’s not surprising seeing as how you can add succulents and grow them beautifully in …

Plants

Pluralsight prices its IPO at $15 per share, raising over $300M

Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning.<p>Pluralsight offers software development courses, specifically ones targeting employees that …

Venture Capital

The 10 Easiest Ways to Fill a Garden

A lush landscape is the dream of many a homeowner. But if you don’t live in an established neighborhood, you don't get to reap the benefits of mature …

Plants

10 Cute Summer Outfits You Can Put Together For $100 or Less

A new season's worth of outfit-planning is upon us. And if you're feeling overwhelmed by the seemingly-infinite summer dresses, sandals, and basket bags available to you at this moment and how you can incorporate them into your wardrobe, fear not: <i>Glamour</i> editors are here to take the guesswork out …

Clothing

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

The 25 Best Hair Tips That Pro Stylists Have Ever Told Us

There are good hair days. And then there are days when Hot Damn, your hair has never looked this good in your entire life. The main difference between the two is that the latter typically occurs because you had a professional handling things — like when you get a blowout after a trim, or when your …

Hair

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

The 12 Best Hairstyling Products for Curly, Straight, Fine, and Natural Textures

It doesn’t take long to know if you are impressed or underwhelmed by a hairstyling product. One spritz of a dry shampoo or texturizing spray and you …

Hair

How to delete your Google history

You can delete some of it, or you can delete all of it.<p>Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy …

Google

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Leadership

Another Way to Look at Our Flaws and Ourselves

We hate our “flaws.” The traits we’ve deemed as flaws. We hate that we’re too sensitive. We hate that we’re slow learners. We hate that we cry so …

Self-help

The New $10 IKEA Product Every Kitchen Needs

When keeping a dish warm on the stove or covering a bowl of salad to store in the fridge, we’re likely all guilty of reaching for the cling wrap or …

Kitchens

7 Habits That Will Promote Productivity and Improve Your Work

There are only so many hours in your day. Cultivate these 7 habits to wring the most out of every minute of them.<p>Entrepreneurs and leaders strive for productivity. They want to become successful by getting more and more done, often with fewer and fewer resources.<p>But being productive isn't just …

Time Management

10 Things to Do in the Garden in May

You don’t need us to tell you that the very best thing to do in May is to pull a comfortable chair into the garden and settle into it. But after you …

Houseplants

Why you feel unsatisfied in your career (and how to solve it)

We sure do a great job of covering up our anxiety. Our stress. Our feelings of self-doubt, frustration, not fitting in and general dissatisfaction …

High School Basketball

'Grit' Is Not the Path to Success. Warren Buffett Reminds Us That Avoidance of Grit Is

Ok, but what if sports were the only path to success in the world today? Buffett himself asked that very question in a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> opinion piece a few years ago. If the economy were sports-based, Buffett acknowledged that he “would be a flop. You could supply me with the world’s best …

Self-improvement