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21 Skin Care Products And Hacks Everyone Should Know About

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Skin Care

How to finally get rid of your acne scars, according to skincare experts

Acne scars can be more clingy than a bikini you accidentally bought two sizes too small. And unfortunately, there's no 'return to sender' option for …

These are the top eye creams to fight dark circles, according to dermatologists

As if everyone isn’t stressed enough by the prospect of long days and little sleep, there’s this: Dark circles, fine lines, and puffiness show up to …

11 Rose Beauty Products to Gift Yourself This Valentine's Day

What's better than a fresh bouquet of your favorite flowers on Valentine's Day? A little something to add to your beauty stash, of course. Celebrate this Valentine's Day by treating yourself to a new rose-infused or rosy-hued beauty product of choice.<p>If you're in the market for a fragrance, give …

How Deep Cold Affects Your Car (And What to Do About It)

In much of the eastern and midwestern United States, it’s that time of year when it is so bitterly freezing that even a 30-degree day can feel like a balmy respite. Temperatures plummet into the single digits, wind chills are painful and dangerous, and talk of polar vortexes and bomb cyclones fills …

6 Morning Rituals to Adopt This Year

<i>Geri Hirsch, founder of Because I'm Addicted</i>, <i>is a proud California girl—born and raised in Los Angeles. After finishing business school and feeling</i> …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Best in Travel 2018 - Value

Estonia’s capital is compact, fashionable and terrific value. Explore one of Eastern Europe’s loveliest old towns on foot for free, stay in good-value dorms, guesthouses or private homes, and take in Baltic Sea views and a superb panorama of the city from the flat roof of the vast Linnahall (one of …

9 Easy Beauty Routine Swaps You MUST Make Once You're Pregnant

Being pregnant comes with lots of annoying lifestyle changes, but there was one I was actually excited about: cleaning up my beauty routine. Getting that positive pregnancy test motivated me to double-check the ingredients in my everyday personal care products and swap out any that posed a risk to …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Three Billion People Cook Over Open Fires ― With Deadly Consequences

In Guatemala, locally made cookstoves are helping combat toxic smoke—but economics and tradition keep many people from using them.<p>On Easter Sunday morning, in the small town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes in central Guatemala, Elbia Pérez and her sister, daughters, and 18-month-old grandson are …

El Salvador

How To Get Rid Of Undereye Circles On Darker Skin Tones

Some say that the best inspiration strikes at night. But most would also agree that an all-nighter of creating — or just partying — is a surefire way …

The World's Most Tourist-friendly Countries

Tourist service infrastructure doesn’t sound very exciting, but a country’s readiness to greet visitors can make or break a vacation.<p>In the World …

OILLE Is Taking Essential Oils in Skin Care to the Next Level

Not all essential oils are created equal — true. However, if you've ever had your face broken out in a rash or burn from using a product with essential oils you may think twice (or just shun them all) about the superiority of "natural" beauty altogether. Well then. In the immortal words of Mariah, …

A Destination Wedding on a Private Island? Yes, You Can Afford It

There's something to be said for having an island wedding with a "castaway" feeling, but it's not easy to achieve that and still give your guests the kind of luxurious accommodations that many of them crave when they travel to a tropical destination. Frequently, choosing a remote-feeling …

Understanding Acne Treatment

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20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

These Are The Best Mineral Sunscreens, According To Dermatologists

Is it summer yet?<p>We all know that wearing SPF is important, but chemical sunscreens ― the kind you’ve probably been wearing for years ― can be irritating for some people with sensitive skin. That’s where mineral sunscreen comes in.<p>Mineral sunscreens help prevent sun damage, just like traditional …

Nourishing Your Skin, From Within

When looking at our skin and how we take care of it, we must consider it as another organ of the body that needs nourishing and keeping healthy. Did …

14 products that sneak sun protection into your daily make-up

Sun protection is important, you know this. Taking your make-up off every two hours to reapply your sunscreen and wearing it back is stressful and …

5 Things Women With Oily Skin Should Know About Controlling Shine During The Summer

The last thing women with oily skin want is for the heat of summer to make their skin look even more shiny and greasy. Believe it or not, it is …

Skin Care

Dull Skin? Get Glowing With These 5 Daily Skin-Care Habits

There's no denying the impact that a consistent skin-care routine and regular facials can have on the look, feel, and overall health of your skin—and thus we've written endlessly about the beauty products and luxury facial treatments every bride should try. But getting gorgeous, glowing skin in …

7 Reasons You Have Adult Acne, and 7 Ways to Get Rid of It

There's nothing more disappointing than waiting until your 20s to finally have clear skin, and then learning the hard way that bad breakouts don't …

Acne Isn't Just a Teenage Issue—Why More Women Are Affected by Chronic Breakouts

While I have been around many friends growing up who have suffered from acne (including my brothers), it wasn't until my mom developed acne in her …

Skin Care

8 Skin-Care Products You Should Be Using, Ranked By Importance

We’ve come a long way from our grandmothers' cold creams. These days, the products in the beauty aisle are stocked with a whirlwind of claims, an …

29 Life-Changing Korean Beauty Products People Actually Swear By

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How Elite New Yorkers Are Preparing Their Skin for Summer, According to Gwyneth Paltrow-Approved Dermatologist Dr. Robert Anolik

With summer just around the corner, it's time to prepare your skin for the season. It's a busy time of year for dermatologist Dr. Robert Anolik, a protégé of Dr. Fredric Brandt. Here, Dr. Anolik, who counts Gwyneth Paltrow as a fan, offers a guide to the three treatments you need right now, his …

Skin Care

Here’s How Lucy Hale Beat Cystic Acne — And You Can Too

Cystic acne is unsightly — but worse than that, it can be painful. And what’s with blemishes cropping up at the most inopportune times?! They always …

Forget quick-fixes: here’s how to age smarter – and slower

Is it just me, or does the term ‘anti-ageing’ feel kind of wrong? Think about it: how can we be ‘anti’ something that is inevitable (sorry, folks: it is)? We can look youthful, yes. Feel young, big yes. But being ‘anti’ ageing? That’s always smacked of false hope to me. Trying to reverse ageing is …

Skin Care

PSA: Save Up Your Vacation Days So You Can Visit These Heavenly Beaches

May is right around the corner, and you know what that means: It's time to take a beach vacation. Or at least it's time to start <i>thinking</i> about …

Amalfi Coast