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These 15 Stylish Dresses Are Perfect for Traveling—No Matter Where You're Going

Packing for a trip always comes with a slew of decision-making. <i>Will I have enough outfits for any eventuality? Do I have enough items to keep me</i> …

Black Tie

A Guide to Using Natural Light for Macro Photography

If you enjoy macro photograpy here are some tips to help you find the best natural light to use for your images.

Macro Photography

Instant Pot® Salisbury Steak with Onion and Mushroom Gravy Recipe

"Just like Mom used to make, but much faster."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup fresh bread crumbs<p>1/4 cup finely diced onion<p>1 egg<p>1 teaspoon dried parsley<p>1 teaspoon …

Recipes

A Complete Guide to Whisky Stones

In our opinion, there are few things better in life than a glass of premium Scotch or bourbon served at room temperature, but for some folks, that …

Stainless Steel

The difference between panic attacks and anxiety attacks

There is a difference, but it's not what you think.<p>It happened as I was walking home from class during my second year of college.<p>Seemingly out of nowhere, my heart started racing, I felt like I couldn't breathe, and I began sweating, even though it wasn't even hot outside. Terrified of what was …

Depression

You Can Fly Singapore Airlines’ New First Class Suites for (Almost) Free on This One Route

You don’t have to be rich to fly Singapore Airlines’ opulent first-class suites. You just need some airline miles and this simple strategy.<p>Singapore …

Singapore Airlines

The One Anti-Inflammatory Supplement Experts Swear By To Lose Fat Fast

Everyone knows that diet and exercise are the keys to losing weight. This is especially the case when it comes to fat loss. But, most people fail to …

Lifestyle

Take Better Landscape Photos With This One Simple Trick

If you’re like me and you’re a fan of landscape photography, you’re always on the prowl for a way to improve your photos.<p>On many occasions, the way …

Framing

China’s Dimming Its Biggest Stars

By late spring, Fan Bingbing, China’s most popular actress, had become a cultural juggernaut. She had 63 million followers on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social network, and high-profile endorsement deals with some of the world’s most prominent luxury brands. Besides roles in major Chinese and …

Celebrity Gossip

Are You Tipping Your Hairdresser Enough? Let This Be Your Guide

Hairstylists are so much more than just “that person who cuts my hair.” Case in point: that time you used your appointment as your personal therapy …

Text Messaging

The Best Concealer I've Ever Used Isn't Even a Concealer

Not too long ago, a makeup artist introduced me to a product that would change my daily routine forever. While I have normal-to-combination skin, my eyelids would consistently get oily, causing any eye shadow (no matter how pricey) to cake up in the crease of my lids. I got so used to this that I …

Shopping

Napa Cabbage Salad with Parmesan and Pistachios

4 servings<p>Crunchy, salty, sweet, and vinegary, this is more of a salad than a slaw. Massaging the cabbage with salt not only seasons it, but also softens the leaves. Pistachios tossed with orange zest and sugar bring an unexpected floral note to the dish. This recipe is from Drifters Wife in …

Recipes

15 Kitchen Cabinet Organizers That Will Change Your Life

If you’re lacking kitchen storage space and need a quick fix, try these unique kitchen cabinet organizers.<p>If you’re sick and tired of pulling out one …

Why Shooting Distance Matters in Portrait Photography

When you're new to photography, one of the easiest things to overlook is how working distance affects the final look of your images. This great video …

Portrait Photography

The Best Face Washes for Guys with Sensitive Skin

GQ’s Best Stuff is sensitive to your needs, so we rounded up the gentlest, mildest cleansers on the market.<p>When it comes to face and hair potions, we love a good <i>tingle</i>, mostly because it's a telltale sign that a product is actually working, or that it contains something delightful like eucalyptus …

Grooming

French Women Don't Get Fat

• <b>Author:</b> Mireille Guiliano<p>The #1 national bestseller that launched a fabulous French Revolution about how to approach healthy living: the ultimate <i>non</i>-diet book—now with more recipes.<p>French women don’t get fat, even though they enjoy bread and pastry, wine, and regular three-course meals. Unlocking …

7 Physical Disorders That Are Linked To Mental Health Issues

There's no denying that the health of our bodies and our minds are <i>super</i> interconnected<i>.</i> If you don't feel well physically, there's a decent chance …

Mental Health

The Essence of the Street Photographer

Since the availability of Phase One’s new 150-megapixel system hardware, the prices on lesser equipment have fallen surprisingly. I was therefore …

Street Photography

A psychologist’s trick to being more likable on dates and job interviews

Few situations are as anxiety-provoking as job interviews or first dates. Without appearing desperate, you’re trying to convince a stranger that you’re more worthy of their time, money, attention, and affection than a slew of strangers who you’ve probably never met. It’s awkward, and you’re …

Job Interviews

Presenting the Winners of Allure's Best of Beauty Awards for 2018

<i>Allure Executive Beauty Director Jenny Bailly introduces the 2018 winners of our esteemed Best of Beauty Awards and offers an inside look at our testing process.</i><p>Options are amazing. We love them. We’re grateful for them. And then, at a certain point, for-God’s-sake-just-tell-me-what-to-do-already. …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Is ‘Precision Medicine’ The Answer To Cancer? Not Precisely.

Facing incurable breast cancer at age 55, MaryAnne DiCanto put her faith in “precision medicine” — in which doctors try to match patients with drugs …

Health

Profoto B10 is the Size of a Zoom Lens with 5x the Power of a Speedlight

Profoto has just announced the new B10, a small flash with big power. Only a little larger than a medium-sized zoom lens, the B10 packs five times …

Zoom Lenses

21 Photography Tips All Beginners Should Know

An image is worth a thousand words, yet photographers read millions of words about their field in order to take their work to the highest level. …

Photography Tips

3 Reasons You Don’t Need To Be A Pro To Make Great Photos

The label of being a “professional” at something, whether you’re a professional football player or a professional figure skater, typically means …

hobbyist

10 Benefits of Golden (Turmeric) Milk and How to Make It

Golden milk — also known as turmeric milk — is an Indian drink that has been gaining popularity in Western cultures.<p>This bright yellow beverage is …

Antiinflammatory

Who should you trust? Psychologists have a surprising answer

Can you ever really know who to trust at the office?<p>While there’s tons of research on the actions and behaviors that create trust, few studies have successfully identified what makes some people more trustworthy than others to begin with. New research published in the <i>Journal of Personality and</i> …

University of Chicago

36 Hours in Lugano

Lugano is known for blending Swiss efficiency with the sunny charm of Italy along the steeply pitched shores of a postcard-perfect alpine lake that reaches deep into both countries. Add Renaissance churches, belle epoque hotels, modernist villas, a couple of casinos and lush gardens that improbably …

Low-Carb Pumpkin Treats Are Here, and We're Never Leaving the Kitchen

Pumpkin makes everything better, but it's also good for you — pumpkins are low-calorie, high in fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals that can boost immunity. That is, until you bake them into cookies or muffins, or mix them into a sugary latte. Never fear: there are plenty of low-carb ways …

Afternoon Tea

The Better-Mood Diet: 7 Foods That Can Make You Feel Happier

Ever feel like you're searching for happiness in a sea of terrifying news alerts? Us too. While we can't do anything about the news, we can tell you …

Nutrition

Drooling over the newest full-frame cameras? You might not need one after all

Full-frame cameras are making headlines again. With Nikon and Canon recently announcing new lineups of full-frame mirrorless cameras, you might be …

Cameras