Esther Fernandez

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Why Probiotic Skin Care Is (Actually) Worth It, According to Experts

Thanks to the probiotic trend that’s emerged over the past few years—miracle tonic kombucha serving as its fizzy fuel—fraternizing with the bacteria that lives in our microbiome (yes, all 100 trillion of them) has become relatively normal. So much so, in fact, that it’s inspiring health-minded …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

How To Fake 8 Hours Of Sleep — In 20 Minutes Or Less

'Tis the season to burn the candle at both ends — and for the state of your skin to reflect both those late hours at the office and even later hours …

Skin Care

The Brands Selling Makeup for Grown-ups

Meet the new Bobbi Browns.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i><i>.</i><p>We’re in a particular makeup moment where the stuff getting all the attention is loud and colorful and sparkly and — yeah, I’m going to be the mom and …

Angelina Jolie

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Lips Seriously Chapped Again? How to Cure the Problem for Good

Maybe it’s TMI, but the quick change in seasons this year left my lips especially dry and cracked, and I wasn’t the only one—it became a topic of …

How To Make Your At-Home Facial As Legit As A Pro Version

When a holiday-party invite drops in your inbox, the first question that comes to mind is usually what you're going to wear. But what is an …

Skin Care

A picturesque medieval town in Puglia, Italy is paying people to move there

The mayor of Candela wants the medieval village to return to its prime<p>If you've always dreamed of enjoying la dolce vita, this could be the place for …

Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine review – everyone’s at it, even on Sundays

The cursing chef treks through Colombian jungles to track down the drug that killed a friend and which is said to be widely used in the restaurant trade<p>I can’t help feeling a bit sorry for this man in Bournemouth. I’m not condoning school-run drug-driving. But when he’s pulled over by an unmarked …

10 Easy Meatball Recipes

Spaghetti’s sidekick takes center stage in these delicious and surprising meatball dishes. Let the good times roll.<p>Pasta With Spinach and …

Cooking

Mary Greenwell's 7-Step Guide to a Flawless Face

A flawless face is definitely a beauty goal, and while perfecting our skin can take time, faking a great complexion with makeup is something you can …

Dogs know exactly what they’re doing when they give puppy eyes

Dogs really do put on their puppy eyes to pull our emotional heartstrings, a new study found.<p>When they are being looked at they raise their brows …

What it’s really like behind the doors of a psychiatric hospital

opinion<p>Writer and mother, passionately outspoken about living with mental illness.<p><b>I’ve never been as scared as I was on the evening I was admitted to</b> …

The One Drugstore Powder You Should Stop Using, According To A Dermatologist

Many experts would agree that finishing powders are the key to a flawless complexion. The not so good news? You favorite drugstore versions may …

How nerves fuel prostate cancer growth

Certain nerves support the growth of prostate cancer via a tumor vessel proliferating "switch," according to a study by researchers from the Albert …

Single, Unemployed and Suddenly Myself

I was 37, single, unemployed and depressed because in a couple of months I was going to be moving out of my studio apartment on East 23rd Street in Manhattan and in with my mother in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Since taking a buyout at my Wall Street firm, I had devoted myself to two activities: …

I Went Back to School to Learn How to Breathe (No, Really)

I didn't know I was bad at breathing until I went to my very first yoga class about three years ago. Before then, I'd never really even thought about …

22 Face Masks That Will Actually Change Your Skin

Of all the beauty products we love (and hoard), face masks rank high up these among our favorites. Just try to name one skin care item that pairs as well with a glass of wine, bubble bath, or the latest episode of <i>Riverdale.</i> (You can’t. They rule.) That said, you can’t swatch a face mask in …

Skin Care

Step By Step Advice for People Who Struggle With Their Emotions

What's some good advice for people who struggle to handle their emotions? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Matt Bodnar, Investor & Accidental Podcaster, on Quora:<p>Emotions are a topic we …

Calling All Girls With Dry Skin: These 20 Hydrating Products Are All Under $20

If you're like me and experience dry skin during colder months, you are not alone. Although my skin is on the oily side, sometimes catching that cold, harsh wind leaves me with dry patches or flakes. One way to tackle this problem is by making sure you're using products that are all about moisture. …

Skin Care

This Healthy Snack Recipe Has 400K Saves on Pinterest (It Involves Zero Cooking)

Second only to cherished family recipes as our dinnertime go-to, Pinterest is chock-full of innovative meal ideas that are sure to meet any foodie's …

Homemade Gyro: A Greek Classic Recipe

Gyros are surprisingly easy to make at home, and it is a great sandwich for both lunch and dinner. This particular recipe uses ground meat. For a …

Food

Spicy Baked Shrimp with Cilantro Lime Dip

<b>Ingredients</b><p><i>Spicy Shrimp</i><br>1 Lb . Large Wild Shrimp – thawed peeled, deveined, tail-on<br>2 Tablespoons Olive Oil<br>1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder<br>1/2 teaspoon Garlic …

I spent 10 days using the popular mindfulness app Headspace — this is what it's like

It does this through a smartphone app full of "guided meditations" — audio sessions where one of the company's co-creators leads listeners on a journey of contemplation.<p>Headspace's app is designed for the totally uninitiated. It expects that you've never meditated before and that you may not …

The Only 12 Items You HAVE To Pack In Your Carry-On

If packing for a wedding, a work trip, and a quick vacation all in just one carry-on bag sounds like an impossible feat of travel trickery, think …

Travel

This 350-year-old trick can help you change someone’s mind

Everyone knows how frustrating it is when you are in a heated debate with someone and you just know that you are right but the other person simply …

Pascal

Why can’t I touch my toes?

Don't worry, it's not a fair measure of fitness.<p>As a middle schooler, one of my life goals was the Presidential Fitness Award—an accolade given to those who passed a series of gym-class tests that included doing a number of pull ups, running a mile, and, among other things, the sit and reach: A …

Exercise

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

Slow Cook the Most Indulgent Green Bean Casserole This Thanksgiving

[1]<p>Slow-Cooker Green Bean Casserole<p>From Anna Monette Roberts, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons ghee<br>• 9 ounces brown cremini mushrooms, cut into fourths<br>• 2 oyster mushrooms, shredded into 1-inch pieces<br>• 1 tablespoon flour<br>• 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar<br>• 1 cup vegetable broth<br>• Salt, to taste<br>• 1 pound green …

Recipes

Mac and Cheese Recipes To Try This Thanksgiving

So many delicious options.<p>This year, we decided to bring out the mac and cheese with longstanding classics and deliciously different recipes that …