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I Have Been Buying These $15 Black Pants For Years — They're So Flattering and Comfy

I looked for a simple pair of black pants that could be dressed up or down for ages. When I came across these H&M Slim-Fit Treggings ($15) a few years ago, I finally hit the jackpot. These stretchy, comfortable pants include an elasticized waistband for a perfect fit. There's a mock front so you …

Clothing

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Cooking

8 Dermatologists Agree—This $10 Product Is the "Gold Standard" in Anti-Aging

The skincare section at any given drugstore is enough to overwhelm any casual shopper—and the anti-aging selection is even more complicated. Which is …

Skin Care

Stop Procrastinating and Finally Try Out These 10 Glossier Products

As a beauty writer, I'm constantly being asked questions about makeup, skin care, and hair tools from my friends and family. Although I get asked about everything under the grooming sun, by far the thing I'm asked most about is Glossier.<p>The brand is famous for its millennial pink packaging, …

Makeup

The 15 Best Body Lotions and Moisturizers for Dry Skin

Aside from sun protection, moisturizer is arguably the most important element of any skin-care routine. "Moisturizer doesn't just add water back into your skin, it also traps in the water you already have to plump it up and protect it," Mona Gohara, a dermatologist at Yale University, previously …

Skin Care

These Products Will Save Your Skin After A Night Out — Instantly

Maybe you thought that last night's third cocktail was a great idea... but your skin disagrees. (And now you do, too.) Alcohol is notoriously …

Skin Care

This Hair Product Made Me Ditch My Expensive Blowout Habit

No matter how many tutorials I watch or tips I get from pro hairstylists, I will never master the at-home blowout — despite practicing since high …

Hair

10 Horrible Habits You're Doing Right Now That Are Draining Your Energy

For most people the biggest obstacle they face is themselves, but it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest ways that you can improve your daily productivity is to cut out habits that drain your …

Self-help

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (In a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Employment

People Think I’m Wearing Fake Lashes, But It’s Really Just Two Coats of This Mascara

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>I'll admit it: I have damn nice eyelashes. I've always gotten …

Makeup

13 Handy Things You Should Always Buy at Harbor Freight

When it comes to your home, you get what you pay for. It's why, when you want your countertops to last for decades, you choose a material like …

Woodworking

We tried 12 of the most popular protein bars on the market — this is the only one worth buying

After sampling 12 different protein bars, the only place I don't feel like going is the gym.<p>Protein bars are designed to be high-energy snacks that contain a large concentration of protein, a macronutrient that helps to build muscle mass and repair wounds or damaged tissues. Some contain around 20 …

Nutrition

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Instant Pot

Buttermilk Chocolate Dream Cake (The Best Recipe!)

This buttermilk chocolate dream cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Rich, moist, and very delicious – if you adore chocolate like I do then this …

Baking

These Scents Are Hot Sex In A Bottle

We humans like to pretend we've evolved past our primordial caveman nature, but at the end of the day, we're just animals with skin-care routines and …

Beauty

Google spent years studying effective teams — and one trait stood out

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Self-improvement

Best Ever Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray..<p>In a medium bowl, sift the flour, baking soda …

Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence

Say goodbye to awkward and say hello to confident.<p>Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the …

Public Speaking

11 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

<b>• If you're wondering how to interview for a job, these tips</b> <b>can help you really take your interview game to the next level.</b><p><b>• From slowing down your speech to doing your homework when it comes to salary, these strategies will pay off in your next job interview.</b><p>Okay, you've wowed your potential …

Employment

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

Nonprofits

I Have Tons of Lipstick, But This Is the Only One I Actually Enjoy Wearing

<i>As beauty editors, we get bombarded with a ton of new products every day (we know—tough life).</i> <b>Reviewed</b> <i>is a series where we report on some of the best</i> …

Makeup

What You Should Never Order at Panera, According to a Former Employee

We were shocked.<p>Soup = Sodium<p>Most of Panera Bread’s soup choices are so high in sodium that they take up a major part of your daily allotment. I once …

Recipes

15 Foods To DO And DON’T Eat On An Empty Stomach

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because it’s the start of our day and if we get out of the house on the wrong foot, then our whole …

Nutrition

These Are the 50 Highest-Paying Jobs of 2018. Here's How to Get Hired

It takes more than a degree and experience to land the best jobs.<p>Glassdoor just released its annual report of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2018. Data scientist and software developer took the top two spots. But, if you don't have the degree or experience for either of these, fear not! There are …

Employment

How to deep clean your mattress

Your mattress is a mite magnet. Here's how to get it clean.<p>Your mattress is probably the last thing you think about cleaning, but chances are it's pretty gross. Humans shed around 1.5 grams of skin a day. That amount can feed about 1 million dust mites, and these bugs are huge contributors to …

Mattresses

22 Useful Tips For Anyone Who Sucks At Makeup

Basics and beyond.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Makeup

The 10 towns where it's cheapest to buy a beach house in the US

As winter drags on you may catch yourself wondering if summer is ever coming back. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are plenty of towns across America where it's possible to spend a few weeks or, if you're retired, a few months soaking in some warm weather. But, as that year-round warm …

Real Estate

7 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Diarrhea

Hey, sh*t happens.<p>When diarrhea strikes, you want to do everything you can to get rid of it ASAP—and keep it from coming back.<p>And, while you may be tempted to swear off food for a while for fear it’ll cause a No.3 situation again, you have to eat at some point. And it turns out, there are certain …

Mayo Clinic

10 things in your home you never clean — but should

About 8 in 10 Americans say it’s important to keep a clean home, a recent survey by global cleaning technology company Kärcher found. But some parts of the house get more TLC than others.<p>Your kitchen countertops might be spotless, for instance, but can you remember the last time you cleaned your …