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16 Gorgeous Ways to Wear a Glittery, Smoky Eye

Too much glitter? No such thing.<p>I know — the idea of glittery eye makeup tends to conjure up old memories of middle school. But there <i>is</i> a way to wear glitter shadow that's sophisticated AF. Here, take a cue from 16 beauty and Instagram bloggers who prove that you can never have too much glitter.<p>1. …

Makeup

Hot Milk Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from my grandmother, and my mom has been making it for my dad's …

Dessert

How to DIY Reese Witherspoon’s Adorable Pineapple Mug

Earlier this summer, Reese Witherspoon showed us how she brunches in style. We couldn’t help but notice her cup of coffee decked out with artsy pineapples. Since we’re die-hard fans of anything fruit print, we set out to make a copycat DIY version. Brunch has never looked this good.<p><b>Materials:</b><br>— …

Reese Witherspoon

12 Amazing Kitchen Hacks Using Things That Are Already in Your Cupboard

What is one of the keys to becoming a better cook (well, aside from ya know, cooking all the time)? Finding ways to make things easier and more …

Hacking

The Most Loaded Chicken Nachos You'll Ever Make

All you need is white queso, smoked chicken, and corn.<p>Chef Jason Brumm was sick of yellow queso on tortilla chips passing for nachos. So when he got the chance to experiment with his Nashville-based hospitality company, the Band Box, the first thing he did was add chicken—more specifically, smoked …

Cooking

Found: The Easiest Way to Smoke Ribs

Try this no-sweat recipe for perfectly tender ribs.<p>I'm only deathly afraid of a few things. Heights. Spiders. Intimacy. And I would consider myself culinarily adventurous. But I fear ribs. Like, I feel actual coldness in my heart when I think about them. They just seem too impossible.<p>That was until …

BBQ

How to tone up in 30 minutes: The intense workouts promising to burn up to NINE HUNDRED calories in less than an hour

• <b>Popularity of High Intensity Interval Training shows no sign of abating</b>• <b><br>Participants burn hundreds or calories in short amount of time</b>• <b><br>Gyms across</b> …

Fall 2015 Trends and Shopping List: What to Buy Now

It may be 90 degrees where you are right now, but it will be time to turn your attention to fall shopping sooner than you expect. After all, summer sales are coming to an end, and the new season's merchandise will be entering stores, stat.<p>Puffer coats and chunky knit sweaters aside, there are a …

Clothing

8 Classic Sportswear Brands That Are Back On Trend

Nostalgia has become something of a pop culture phenomenon in recent years, with the arrival of the 2010s pushing the eighties and nineties firmly …

The world's first plus-size supermodel is working to solve a $9 billion problem

Full-figured women are more than willing to spend money on trendy clothing items, but complain that few retailers are providing women with fashionable options that work for them.<p>Melissa Aronson, known professionally as Emme, is widely recognized as the world's first plus-size supermodel. She …

Plus Size

Fruity Fun: Why Fruit Is the Hottest Beauty Ingredient

Fruity Fun: Why Fruit Is the Hottest Beauty Ingredient

How To Eat Your Way To Glowing, Younger-Looking Skin

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Michelle Pellizzon for Thrive Market</i><p>Ever noticed that when you reach for that second cookie after dinner, you wake up with skin that looks dull, blotchy, and maybe even has a few more wrinkles? There's a reason for that.<p>In the curious case of the …

A Ridiculously Refreshing Summer Smoothie For Glowing Skin

I may spend days, weeks and months formulating organic skin care for my company, and my goal is always ease-of-use and low-maintenance solutions. Who …

Skin Care

Herbal Oil: Olive Oil Benefits and Uses

Olive is not just a dietary staple in the Mediterranean region, but also enjoys the reputation of being a healthy oil in the United States. It is …

Top 6 Annoying Pregnancy Skin Issues (and How to Deal)

You may be radiating with excitment, but your pregnancy complexion doesn't always reflect that inner joy. Skin issues can abound during …

Skin Care

What You Must Know About the Chemicals in Your Sunscreen

You probably don’t need to be told (again) how important wearing sunscreen is for reducing your risk of skin cancer, not to mention sunburns and …

How Having Oily Skin Might Help Prevent Wrinkles

Have you ever heard the old wives’ tale that people with oilier skin get fewer wrinkles? There may be some small grain of truth in that after all, …

Recipes for Homemade, All Natural Facials

<i>Photo and intro by Gabrielle. Expert advice by Rachael Weesjes.</i><p>My new friend, Rachael, is an esthetician. In April, she generously shared her best …

Skin Care

Ultimate Gel Manicure Guide: Risks, Benefits, & How Long They Really Last

Who <i>doesn't</i> want a manicure that outlasts the competition, stays shiny, and dries in seconds flat? It's no wonder gel manicures are all the rage. But what exactly <i>is</i> gel polish made out of, anyway? Is it safe? And how long do gel nails last? We investigated and got answers to the most common …

Manicures

4 Ingredients That Secretly Clog Your Pores

So you think you’re doing your skin a favor by cleansing it thoroughly, lathering on products that promise results and treating it to some intense …

Skin Care

These beauty hacks work wonders, and they’re all in your kitchen

Warning: You may end up smelling like fresh cookie dough.<p>Extra warning: Bits of food may accidentally fall in your mouth during the process.<p><b>BROWN</b> …

7 Beauty Hacks You Never Knew You Could Do With an Avocado

From using the fruit of the gods as a makeup remover to a healing manicure mask.<p>If you've got too many ripe avocados than you can physically smother over toast/blend in a smoothie/bathe nachos in/scoop out and eat like a bowl of yogurt... <i>don't</i> chuck 'em in the compost — try these nourishing beauty …

Skin Care

The Real Truth Behind Brushing Your Hair

Brushing our hair once seemed like such an elementary task — with not much to learn after we stopped having someone else do it for us (thanks mom!). …

7 Nutrients You Need for Healthy Skin and Hair

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Mother who gave up shampoo THREE YEARS ago says washing with water, eggs and vinegar is the secret to shiny locks... and uses them on her daughters' hair too

• <b>Lucy Aitken Read gave up shampoo three and a half years ago</b>• <b><br>She now uses vinegar or an egg to clean her hair every ten days</b>• <b><br>She decided to ditch it</b> …

Love to Swim? Save Your Hair from Damage with This Easy DIY

Swimming is fun, but what it can do to your hair certainly is not. Salt water and chlorine are known for causing all kinds of damage, from dryness …

Best Shampoos and Conditioners to Make Hair Grow Faster

If you hair seems to grow at a snail’s pace, there are some great shampoos and conditioners on the market that will help make your hair grow faster. …