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10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines In The World

The low-cost airline business model has only been around for a couple of decades, but it has developed a major presence in the airline business.<p>According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 449 carriers around the world, …

Aviation

10 Portable Beauty Essentials to Stock Up on Now

I used to travel for a living. Not kidding—for two very recent years of my life, I traveled to a different city in North America every <i>day</i>, living out …

This 6,000 Year-Old Eastern Practice Can Help Give You Perfect Skin

By all appearances, beauty entrepreneur Mally Steves Chakola was born with perfect skin. But she’s the first to admit that her smooth, glowing …

Peep Show: The Pinky-Nude Lipstick Review

Nude lipstick has a hot sister. We found six pink-toned shades that are the perfect hybrid of nude and red. Check it out and find the pinky-nude …

Travel Lighter With These All-stick Makeup Options

When you travel, you start playing favorites, your hands slithering around your bag like a dragon fondling its treasure hoard. Which special products</i> …

Makeup

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

18 Perfect Gifts For The World Traveler

Getting patted down at security, dealing with flight delays, waiting in endless lines, and fighting over power outlets — sometimes it can be a bit too much to handle.<p>Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these fun gifts are sure to make any trip a bit nicer.<p>From NASA-designed products made to …

Shopping

Period Survival 101

Come period day, ladies know that we can go from feeling pretty to pretty lousy in a matter of minutes. From mood shifts to bloat to acne, is it …

7 Secrets that Cured My Acne without Chemicals!

All I ever wanted for Christmas was clear skin…<p><b>Acne and I</b>: inseparable since 7th grade. It requires pages to explain the myriad of treatments, …

How to Play With Different Lip Shapes à la Kevyn Aucoin

In his 1997 book <i>Making Faces</i>, Kevyn Aucoin tells the tale of his first childhood encounter with lipstick: “I remember climbing onto our bathroom …

The Best Foundations For Your Skin Type

Flawless skin is nonnegotiable. Find the perfect formula, guaranteed to help enhance your complexion and help solve all your skin concerns.<p>Flawless skin is nonnegotiable. Find the perfect formula, guaranteed to enhance your complexion and help solve all your skin concerns. Plus, the best new …

Why I Get Monthly Facials (and Why You Should, Too)

In general, I made an effort to take pretty good care of my skin. Aside from eating tons of nutrient-dense fruits and veggies to stay nourished from …

Skin Care

In Praise of Witch Hazel

It’s tough to find skin care products for my sensitive, acne-prone skin. I’ve tried so many cleansers, scrubs, and toners that don’t work, or …

Skin Care

Dry Brushing: Why You Should Be Doing It

When I was in Thailand I had my first experience with dry brushing at a spa. I was told it would help not only exfoliate, but stimulate circulation. …

14 Travel Predictions for 2014

<i>by Wendy Perrin</i><p>Coming up with the ten biggest changes in travel of 2013 got me contemplating what 2014 might have in store. Here are a few …

Building Your Kit Part 16: All About Powders!

Whether pressed, loose, translucent, talc, mineral, or silica, powder can be powerful. You can use it to set foundation, remove distracting shine, …

How to Make Creme Brulee

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help Food52 tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Baking

Dinner Rush! Lemon-Pepper Chicken with Orzo

I can remember growing up and rifling in awe through my grandma’s collection of spices. The sights and smells of things like mace, nutmeg and ginger …

How to Make Engagement Chicken

1. Position an oven rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat the oven to 400°F. Remove the giblets from the chicken, wash the chicken inside and out with cold water, then let the chicken drain, cavity down, in a colander for 2 minutes.<p>2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Place the …

Recipes

5 Crazy-Easy Steps To The Perfect Roast Chicken

<i>Have a minute? That’s all it took us to get hooked on Leaf.tv, an addictive new YouTube series from content queens Erin Falconer and Geri Hirsch.</i> …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.