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6 Anti-Aging Products Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using, According To A Dermatologist

Shopping for anti-aging skincare products can be really confusing. There are so many products available that promise to deliver younger-looking skin …

This Face Oil Made A Major Difference On My Acne Scars

Acne breakouts have a terrible reputation for popping up when least expected. From a first date to a career-making meeting, no important occasion is …

The Best Memory-Boosting Foods

Put these foods on your grocery list to remember where you parked when you leave the supermarket.<p>From forgetting where you put your keys to …

Memory Loss

Here Are the 11 Best Paraben-Free Shampoos For Your Hair

If you care about the ingredients going on your hair, you should know to look for paraben-free shampoos. Parabens are preservatives that many beauty products contain. They are intended to make products last longer and keep them from growing bacteria. That all sounds pretty good, but the truth is …

Hair Care

Meat Temperatures | Women's Health

Think there’s nothing nastier than a dried-out steak? There is —and it involves diarrhea, cramps, fever, and vomiting. Raw meats can play host to a laundry list of bacteria, viruses, and toxins, including salmonella, E coli, campylobacter, clostridium, and Staphylococcus aureus (say that last one …

24 Inexpensive Beauty Products That Are Better Than The Expensive Versions

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5 Things Dermatologists Always Do Before Bedtime

We ask dermatologists for a lot of advice here at Byrdie—and not just because it's our job. We are genuinely (selfishly) interested in learning how …

Best premium anti-ageing beauty products 2017 tried and tested by you

Have you ever wondered which luxury anti-ageing skin creams are really worth paying for? Well we do too. So that’s exactly what the Notebook …

Green Beauty 101: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Once relegated to the shelves of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, green beauty is now big business. The natural personal care market has been growing by …

Skin Care

11 House Plants So Good for You They’re Approved by NASA

Adding some green to a space can do a lot of good — both for your health and your style. Although we’ve been loving 2016’s trending house plants (we’ve even DIYed a Sharpie watercolor planter to keep them looking fresh in our office), we almost lost it when we heard that space plants (yes, space …

Plants

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Houseplants

7 ingredients you should be eating AND using as beauty products

There is no shortage of information about all-natural, organic health products and how good they are for us these days. If you’re anything like me, …

'People say there were no casualties. There are two now'

Fort McMurray mourns the loss of two people who were killed as they fled the wildfire, including the daughter of a deputy fire chief<p><i>This post has</i> …

Fort McMurray

This is how often you should clean your home, according to science

For most of us, the thought of steaming our carpets or cleaning out the crisper section of the refrigerator makes us want to crawl under the covers. …

Microbiology

The 9 Movies You Must See in January 2016

It's a fallow month for movies, but there are still some gems.<p>Most moviegoers will spend January doing one of two things – catching up with some of December's many award-courting releases, or watching <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for the seventeenth time. But don't miss the handful of new films well …

Movies

Solstice Seasonal Cuisine

Read on for capsule reviews, and a tool for sharing the list of featured restaurants you've tried<p>The restaurant scenes in Alberta's two major cities have been blossoming in recent years, with a new crop of high-end eateries rounded out by the proliferation of ramen and Korean cuisine in Edmonton …

Prebiotic-packed foods fight adult weight gain, promote better health

For many people, excess weight creeps on slowly. U.S. research, for example, indicates that, after age 20, most Americans put on one or two pounds each year.<p>Canadians, too, are getting heavier. Over the past 30 years, the number of overweight adults rose by 21 per cent and obesity jumped by 200 per …

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

Onions

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

Netflix: What's coming and going in November

November is just around the corner, and the show that everyone is talking about is only weeks away from premiering.<p><i>Jessica Jones</i>, Netflix's second original series in partnership with Marvel, is set to debut its entire season on Nov. 20, and although it's one of the later titles to join the …

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

MoneySense answers your 20 burning RRSP questions

In a rush? Here are the essentials you need right now, from our friends at MoneySense Magazine<p><i>The following is an excerpt from the MoneySense Extra!</i> …

Retirement

16 Films You Must Watch Before Tuning In to the Oscars

Here’s the skinny on this year’s eight Best Picture Oscar nominees, as well as eight other contenders we think are worth seeing before the 87th …

Box Office

How to Tell a Designer Handbag Is Real When Shopping at a Consignment Shop

Shopping secondhand at a consignment shop is such a fantastic way to find unbelievable deals that I'm always shocked to hear people admit they're too scared or nervous to actually do it. Shoes and clothing are nice, but trust me: Pre-owned designer handbags are where it's at. If you're wondering …