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Slow Cooker Shredded Korean Beef Tacos

EWG's Dirty Dozen Report Lists The Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies Of 2015

One of the most common reasons to eat more organic produce is to avoid harmful chemicals used in growing your food. Pesticides have been linked to developmental problems in children, and may act as carcinogens or throw off the endocrine system, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

Fitness

30+ Must-See Historic Moments In Photographs

The photograph precipitated a dramatic change in how we perceive history. Amazing historic photos like these can make it seem like you were standing …

Photography

Perfect Skin Secrets: The Oil-Happy Facialist

Celebrity facialist Sonya Dakar shares her secrets to flawless skin.<p><b>Who she is:</b> Sonya Dakar<p><b>What she's known for:</b> Dakar has been touting the benefits of face oils and using them on her clients for decades: "It's the quickest way to an instant glow," she says.<p><b>Her clients:</b> Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew …

Anjelica and Jack Forever: 11 Vintage Couples We Wish Were Still Together

**Anjelica Huston’**s second memoir, <i>Watch Me,</i> came out this week, and in it she describes her tumultuous and passionate relationship with <b>Jack Nicholson.</b> While the two remain friends, it’s a shame they couldn’t work things out—don’t they just look so good together? Their love story inspired us to …

Easy DIY circle skirt tutorial

Easy DIY circle skirt tutorial<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>I go through a lot of color combination obsessions, but right now hot coral/red and radiant …

7 Foods That Boost Weight Loss AND Improve Your Workout

Double up on the benefits (and deliciousness!)<p>Weight loss and your workout go together like the Kardashians and contouring. One without the other just seems wrong! So why not turn to food options that do double duty and help you crush it in both areas? "There are definitely some foods that can help …

The Best Sweet Potato Cupcakes You've Ever Had

Sweet potato cupcakes are just what you should serve post-Thanksgiving dinner. One sweet little cupcake is the best way to end a fabulous meal.<p>Is it just me, or are sweet potatoes too often overlooked? They’re always given the backseat to Russet potatoes with dinner, which I honestly don’t …

Dessert

11 secrets that all working mothers know to be true

Pssst... Savannah! Welcome to the working mothers' club. I'd show you the secret handshake, but I haven't had a manicure in months, there's something sticky on my hands, and honestly I forgot the secret handshake... sorry, sleep deprivation.<p>But I will tell you some secrets. To be clear, these are …

Parenting

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

33 Celebrity Brunette Shades We Love

The best dark hair in Hollywood.<p>The beauty of brown hair is its gorgeous versatility. An earthy base can be transformed into a glossy espresso, lightened to a warm honey, tinted red, or turned ombré. Click through our edit of the prettiest brunettes to get inspired before your next color …

How to Part Your Hair for Your Face Shape

One of the easiest ways to change your look is switching how you part your hair. While many of us find a natural part and stick with it for years, …

Inside a Happy, Serene House in Cool Blues, Greens, and Grays

In cool blues, greens, and grays.<p>"Cool blues, greens, and grays have a lovely softness," designer Ashley Whittaker says. Here, in this Greenwich, Connecticut house, she creates a calming environment where the colors flow effortlessly from room to room.

A 3-cent tooth whitener and 7 other surprising uses for hydrogen peroxide

There’s a good chance you have a little brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide in your bathroom right now — but you probably don’t use it for much other than the occasional disinfection of minor cuts and scrapes. Behold all the affordable (and ingenious) uses you've been missing out on.<p><b>Whiten teeth</b> …

Hydrogen

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

DIY Home Projects

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Underwater Puppies | By Seth Casteel

Following the success of his previous book Underwater Dogs, award-winning photographer Seth Casteel has released his latest series of pet portraiture …

Puppies

16 Life-Changing Make-Ahead Frozen Desserts

While floppy hats and frequent pedis are all good reasons to love summer, lets be real about the best part of the season: balmy weather finally gives us an airtight excuse to overindulge in our favorite icy treats.<p>While floppy hats and frequent pedis are all good reasons to love summer, let's be …

Dessert

20 Different Positions and Sexcapades Every Woman Should Try

At least once.<p><b>A (safe) one-night stand</b><p><b>Beach sex</b><p><b>Backseat sex</b><p><b>Dress-up/role-play</b><p><b>A (friendly) threesome</b><p><b>Phone sex</b><p><b>Airplane sex</b><p><b>(Discreet) sex in public</b><p><b>Handcuffs/ropes</b><p><b>Spank a partner/be spanked by a partner</b><p><b>Shower/bathtub sex</b><p><b>Publicly meet a partner in character</b><p><b>Office sex</b><p><b>Make a sex tape</b><p><b>Tantric sex</b><p><b>Take erotic</b> …

Makeup How-To: Neutral Date Night Look

Look naturally gorgeous with this minimal, but big impact look.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1, 2, and 3.</b> Start by applying concealer to the underneath part of your eyes. Jenny is wearing color TK ($8.95; l). [See the how-to here]<p><b>Step 4.</b> Using L'Oreal True Match Super Blendable Makeup foundation (Jenny is …

Makeup

7 Fried Chicken Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From skipping the brine to using the wrong oil, these common mistakes will ruin your fried chicken. Avoid them to make the crunchiest, juiciest bird ever<p>There's a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there's that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you …

Fried Chicken

10 Powerful Images of Women Who Refuse to Hide Their Stretch Marks

Two moms started the Love Your Lines Instagram account to inspire others to feel good about themselves.<p>Started by two mothers "hoping to make a difference in the world of the female body image," the Love Your Lines Instagram account showcases beautiful, user-submitted black-and-white photography of …

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

Stephen Colbert gives heartfelt advice (no, really) to teenage girls

No, this isn’t a joke, or even a bit from Stephen Colbert’s show. The soon-to-be <i>Late Show</i> host dropped his satirical facade to pass on some …

Green onions: The unheralded, phytonutrient-rich super food

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. That depends on the type of apple -- some varieties are better for you than others.<p>Jo Robinson, author …