Jessica Bennison

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The Best Natural Sunscreens for Sensitive Skin, According to Dermatologists

These natural and mineral sunscreens are ideal for anyone who wants to avoid putting harsh chemicals on their skin.<p>1 of 7<p>Courtesy<p>Aveeno Natural Protection Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 50<p><b>$10</b><p>This formula's titanium dioxide and zinc oxide protect you from UV rays while the oat extract …

Skin Care

10 Derm-Approved Natural Ways to Protect Your Skin From the Sun

"A million little umbrellas protecting you from the sun's rays"<p>It’s time to invest in a natural sunscreen. Apart from saving the coral reefs, you could also be saving your skin—that’s a two-birds-one-stone situation if we’ve ever heard one. Dr. Melanie Palm, board-certified dermatologist and …

Skin Care

Top 7 magical experiences in Chile and where to stay

Chile is one of the hottest travel destinations for 2018, offering something for everyone along with magnificent scenery, friendly cities and …

South America

51 Travel Essentials Travel Experts Never Go on Vacation Without

Whenever I pack, mistakes are made. Though I'm a meticulous list-maker, I always manage to forget something vital—pads and tampons, deodorant, you …

The most important detail from Henrietta Lacks’s portrait is what’s missing

Henrietta Lacks’s life ended abruptly and painfully. In 1951, at the age of 31, Lacks died in Baltimore, Maryland from an aggressive form of cervical cancer. But her legacy, in the form of a cell line derived from her cancer cells have lived on literally ever since.<p>While Lacks was seeking treatment …

National Portrait Gallery

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.<p>Have you ever wondered what’s going on in your poop? Perhaps not. But this is precisely what we think about every day at the American Gut Project, the world’s largest microbiome citizen …

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

CPA Ed Slott Avoiding Taxes In Retirement

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

How to avoid losing your mind to Alzheimer's or dementia. Hint: Start now, says Maria Shriver

The most disturbing thing I heard recently about the prevention of Alzheimer's disease and dementia was a comment made by Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California who founded the Women's Alzheimer's Movement after discovering the disease affects twice as many women as men.<p>It would seem, …

12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris

Paris draws over 80 million visitors every year. In order to be able to enjoy and experience Paris to the fullest, without becoming overwhelmed by …

Why it might be better to take Social Security at age 66 instead of 70

Conventional wisdom about Social Security bites the dust—again.<p>As you undoubtedly already are well aware, most financial planners recommend that—so …

Psychology Finally Explains Why We Make the Same Mistakes in Our Relationships Over and Over

Do you repeat the same mistakes in your relationships? Have you ever wondered why this happens?<p>When you look back at your past relationships, do you …

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How to Know If You’re Settling

<b>There are plenty of labels assigned to chronically single women, but there’s one in particular that’s dipped in blame with just a touch of …

9 R.D.-Approved Veggie Burgers That Actually Taste Great

With veggie burgers, it’s hard not to have low expectations. I’m not even a vegetarian, but I’ve been burned by dry, crumbly, stale-tasting patties …

Food

The 10 Best Big Cities To Retire In The U.S.

You might want to live here even before you retire, too.<p>Ready to retire from the work grind, or simply looking for somewhere both relatively affordable and beautiful to relocate? These cities have you covered.<p>U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual list of the best places to retire in …

How to hack your HSA: It's not just for medical costs anymore

Think retirement savings, and financial products such as 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts, pensions and CDs likely come to mind.<p>But certified financial planner Sophia Bera, founder of financial advisory firm Gen Y Planning, points out that workers can sock away savings for their later …

5 Suspense Novels to Read As Summer Turns into Fall

The end of summer and beginning of fall is the time for sunshine and suspense, and there are still a few weeks to get your fix of both. If you’re looking for the ultimate suspense TBR (to be read) pile, here’s a stack of five new books to add to your thriller-loving life ASAP.<p><b>1. A Game of Ghosts by</b> …

Top 5 Life Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews

Updated May 08, 2018<p>Life skills are abilities and behaviors that help you effectively deal with the events and challenges of everyday life. They are …

If You Do These 9 Things In Your Relationship, Your Partner Will Never Let You Go

Being in a committed relationship is one of the coolest things in life. Having a best friend forever that you can both talk to about anything and …

Hobbies

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

Happiness

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How to Revive Dead Flowers

You are walking home from work when you pass the loveliest hydrangeas. At $6 for two stems at the local bodega they are a steal and impossible to …

Cut Flowers

How well can you read other people's emotions? Take the test to find out

Do you consider yourself to have high emotional intelligence?<p>Being emotional intelligent means that, among other qualities, you are able to recognise how people are feeling based on their behaviour.<p>Studies suggest that having high emotional intelligence correlates with better mental health, being a …

Ways to get healthier looking skin by boosting collagen levels

Collagen is an important protein, which the body needs to keep the skin looking young and healthy.<p>There are some great natural and non-invasive ways …

Skin Care

Overcoming the Fear That Stands Between You and Your Dreams

<b>“A few rare individuals refuse to have limited lives. They drive through tremendous amounts of pain—from rejections and failures to shorter moments</b> …

Forgiving Someone who is Not Sorry is One of the Hardest Things to Do.

<i>“I never knew how strong I was until I had to forgive someone who was not sorry,” ~ Unknown</i> <br>~<p>I often see this quote, and when I read it, it resonates …