Madalina Nicolae

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This $12 Mascara Made Me Ask a Stranger About Her Eyelashes

“I’m sorry, but I have to ask you about your eyelashes.” I knew it was an awkward thing to say to a total stranger sitting across the table from me …

Makeup

The 10 best movies of 2018 (so far)

The 10 best movies of 2018 (so far)

Swimming Pools

10 more great books from 2018 to catch up on, by genre

The Best of the Rest

Books

It's Official: This Is the Top-Selling Drugstore Foundation, and Here's Why

Shopping for the perfect foundation already feels pretty impossible. But one of the toughest things about shopping for drugstore foundations, in …

Makeup

10 British Movies With Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores, So You Can Stop Searching & Start Watching

Admit it, how many hours on average a week do you spend mindlessly browsing different streaming platforms in search of something to watch, while …

Rotten Tomatoes

The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop's Weirdest Year

The year 1998 had some great ideas our culture gave up on too soon: Internet cafes, travel agencies, Jennifer Love Hewitt's singing career. Plus …

Music

15 Feel-Good Books To Put On Your Summer Reading List Right Now

Make some room on your bookshelf.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

Handy

5 Novels Set in Psychiatric Hospitals

A Novel<p><i>The Devil in Silver</i> is the story of Pepper, a man committed to a psychiatric hospital following an altercation with the police. Inside, Pepper …

Psychiatry

10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

Irina Shayk, Hailey Baldwin, and More of The Best Beachside Beauty Moments of The Week

Endless lazy poolside days, beachy waves and radiant sun-kissed skin means that summer is in full swing--and no one knows how to rock beachside glamour better than our favorite A-listers. Take a cue from models Hailey Baldwin and Bianca Balti who styled their colorful swimsuits with chic sunglasses …

Hair

15 horror movies now on Netflix that you need to see

From creature features to zombie apocalypses to straight-up slashers<p>The only thing worse than finding yourself trapped in a shadowy house with a knife-wielding serial killer is finding yourself trapped in the endless scroll of Netflix’s horror movie selection. “Violent movies”? “Ominous movies”? …

Experts Say This Acid Is Like a Magic Eraser for Blackheads

Oh, blackheads. Let us count the ways we hate you. You pester our skin with tiny black pinprick blemishes that are equal parts stubborn and …

Skin Care

What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

According to Experts, This Is the Most Effective Way For Women to Lose Belly Fat

When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it's important to note that you can't spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn't going to help you …

Nutrition

The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

10 Horror Books So Terrifying You Might Not Be Able To Finish Them

It's 3AM, you have every light on in your apartment, and you're huddled on your bed, your stomach clenched in knots. Something outside makes a noise, …

Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

This reparative beauty ingredient is all the rage in French pharmacies right now

When a skin-care item starts flying off the shelves in French pharmacies, you know it’s only a matter of time before it reaches cult status here, …

Madeleine L’Engle’s Christianity was vital to A Wrinkle in Time

The new Disney movie has excised L’Engle’s faith.<p>This week, an adaptation of one of the most banned children’s books of all time, Madeleine L’Engle’s <i>A</i> <i>Wrinkle in Time,</i> will hit movie theaters nationwide. The story follows Meg Murry, a moody but brilliant young girl who travels to another planet …

These exercises will give you a bangin’ butt

When New York’s ladies want better butts, they go to Bec Donlan.<p>The trainer has built a name for herself as a designer of derrieres, using thick …

Bands

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

I'll admit it: I have damn nice eyelashes. I've always gotten compliments on how long and curly they are from random passerby. As a result, I've …

6 ways to get better skin - according to Meghan Markle's facialist

Including skin supplements, double cleansing and fake tan caution.<p>The woman Meghan Markle has called one of her "favourite aestheticians" and who Kate Moss and Gisele Bundchen visit for an all-natural facelift, Nichola Joss, is one of the most revered skincare and self-tanning experts in the …

From Eyes Wide Shut to Closer, Shop 17 Iconic Lingerie Looks

“What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof?” Elizabeth Taylor’s Maggie famously asks in the film adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s play. “I wish I knew . . . just staying on it, I guess, if she can.” But Maggie/Liz forgot to add that this fascinating feline should be clad in the slinkiest of …

Clothing

11 Acne Products For Your Clearest Skin Ever in 2018

Gave up on those New Year's resolutions already? No judgment. Here's one goal that will be relatively easy to commit to this year: clear skin. No doubt, there will be breakouts that just won't let you be great — but chances are there's a product for that.<p>This crop of newbies (and some not so new) …

Skin Care

34 Books People Refuse To Read That Will Surprise You

"If you put a gun to my head and ordered me to read Twilight, it would still take me a couple of seconds to think it over."<p>"By this point I've pretty much written off YA books entirely, and I'm slightly annoyed by the overemphasis the media puts on telling us we MUST read books written for tweens …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of February 2018

A lot of Oscar contenders hit streaming services this month.<p>There may be plenty of entertainment options available to modern media consumers, but few deliver as many consistently fantastic options as today’s movie-streaming services. That fact will once again be corroborated this February, when …