Leslie Brannon

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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 …

Best in Code: The Cyber Monday Sales Not To Miss

Get ahead on your holiday shopping with the best sales to shop online—from fashion to beauty—the deals not to miss.<p><b>FASHION</b><p><b>Intermix:</b> 20% off full-price items and receive free online shipping all day.<p><b>Nanette Lepore:</b> 20% site wide with code is CYBER14.<p><b>H&M</b><b>:</b> 30% off entire purchase and free shipping …

The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1. The world's largest ad has just been switched on in Times Square, New York City.</b> The Clear Channel billboard is the length of a football pitch, and Google is understood to be the first brand advertising on it.<p><b>2. Clothing retailers are using "skinny" mirrors to get customers to spend more money.</b> …

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The 10 Biggest Hair Care Mistakes

Learn how to stop abusing your tresses and get gorgeous hair<p>If you want shiny, gorgeous hair—and, really, who doesn’t?—then you should pay close attention to how you treat your strands. How you wash, dry, and style can seriously affect the health and appearance of your locks. Are you making these …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Bemused Snowy Owl Appears To Be Laughing at the Man Who Came to Visit Him

A bemused male snowy owl appears to be laughing at Adam Foley, a frequent visitor to his home. According to Adam, “Every time I visit this owl, it …

The Best Makeup Trends for Spring 2015

The standout makeup looks spotted on the Spring 2015 runways.<p>Spring makeup tends to look like bronze skin, glossy lips and soft, pastel eyes, but the beauty on the runway this season threw us a few surprises in the form of seriously smoky shadow, vivid red lips and strokes of brilliant color. Click …

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

8 Drugstore Lipstick Formulas To Buy Right Now

19 Tips from Estée Lauder Makeup Artists

If there's one thing we don't allow, it's beauty secrets being kept hush hush. We looked to three Estée Lauder makeup artists Suzanne Carr, Blanche LeBeau, and Tammy Slider, to divulge their most sacred tricks and techniques, from rescue elixirs to beauty tips passed down from their moms.<p>Photo: …

What Are the Most Effective Products for Pain-Free Hair Removal, and Reducing Ingrown Hairs?

<i>The Web puts answers to every conundrum at your fingertips, but do you really want to seek fashion and beauty counsel from whoever turns up at the</i> …

4 Unusual Hacks That Keep Natural Hair Moisturized

It’s a bummer when you’re down to the very last drop of your favorite leave-in and you know your order won’t come in for at least another week. It’s …

How to Moisturize Dry Natural Hair

by Vashti Patrick-Joseph of <b>Veepeejay.com</b><p>One of the complaints I hear all the time is “my hair is so dry!” A few days ago, while in CVS two young …

3 Amazing Protein Conditioners for Natural Hair

<i>By Chinwe of</i> <i>Hair and Health</i><p>Protein conditioners are not exactly a necessity for most naturals, but some of us do need them, especially if we color, …

3 Ways to Avoid Over-Moisturizing Natural Hair

Like the saying goes: You can have too much of a good thing.<p>OK, so you’ve crossed over to natural hair and everyone’s talking about how important it …

10 Incredible Natural Hair Products Under $10 to Try

Sometimes, my hair gets on my last nerve because it has expensive taste. There are tons of products I like and that work well on my hair, but then …

4 DIY Hair Treatments for Rescuing Damaged Hair

The secret to salvaging over-processed strands is closer than you may think.<p>Let's face it: Lustrous hair can take a lot of upkeep. Even if your stylist doesn't make house calls, there are solutions that have been under your nose this whole time (no appointment necessary). "You can give your hair …

The Best DIY Hair Treatment Made from Unlikely Ingredients

Tomorrow is St. Patty’s Day! If your fridge is already stocked with holiday essentials, you may have everything you need for this DIY from Alexis …

Down to the Roots: SZA Talks Natural Hair Care

This weekend, Bazaar headed south for Austin's SXSW music festival, where we came across SZA (born Solana Rowe), a singer with big talent and hair to match. We got the scoop on how she transitioned to natural hair and her worst haircut.<p>Have you always had natural hair?<p>No, my mom made we wait until …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

9 Important Design Truths Every Renter Should Remember

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Renting can be a pleasure. No real home-owning responsibilities, you're free to put down temporary roots and not worry …

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9 Tea-Based Beauty Tricks You Don’t Want to Miss

Everyone knows you can’t be a prim and proper lady without partaking in tea time. But don’t think Sunday dresses, adorable tea infusers and cutie patootie cups. We’re okay with all of that, but *we’re* talking more about beaut-TEA, or simple skincare hacks using tea that work wonders outside the …

The New Hair Washing Rules

How to clean your hair like a pro.<p><b>1) Not everyone can get away with skipping regular shampoos.</b> "How often you wash your hair depends on your texture," says celebrity hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka at the Oscar Blandi Salon. "Finer hair needs to be washed daily or every other day; thicker or …

8 Insider Secrets for a Painless Wax and a Bump-Free Recovery

From the editors of ELLE.com, Shoba Tummala, founder of Shoba hair removal salons, shares how to have a seamless waxing experience.<p><b>1) Come prepared.</b><p>"Like brushing your teeth before you go to the dentist, come to your waxing appointment with clean, dry skin. And for best results, skip the lotion the …

7 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Creating a Brand Name

A great brand name can make you money, while a bad one can devalue your company.<p>Choosing the right name for your business or new product or service is incredibly important. According to a recent survey on brand awareness, 53 percent of consumers reported that the popularity of a brand name …

11 Ways to Keep Your Vagina Happy and Healthy

Your vagina really (really) wants you to read this.<p>You might think you know everything about keeping your lady parts in tip-top shape, but you could be wrong. From douching to ditching your annual exam, there are tons of common misconceptions about what you <i>should</i> do to maintain a healthy vagina. …

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

Burn more calories, eat healthier, and boost your weight-loss efforts—today.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't about committing to one healthy choice—the journey is made up of lots lifestyle decisions that you make every …

Have Great Morning Sex

Having sex first thing in the morning does more than put a smile on your face—it boosts your health, your looks, and your relationship<p>For most of the working world, the blaring of the alarm clock isn't a happy sound. So why not turn that rude awakening into an erotic opportunity with a roll in the …