Maria Cardin

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9 Ways to Hack Your Morning Routine

Rise and shine!<p><b>1. Follow your biological clock.</b> No, not the one that your grandchild-hungry mother-in-law insists is ticking furiously. Get in the groove of your circadian rhythm by following this rule of thumb: Count 7-8 hours back from your ideal wake-up time, and go. To. Bed. Keep it consistent, …

Digestion

The Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The coconut oil craze is real. Here's why you'll want to get in on it ASAP.<p>"First it was coconut milk, then coconut water, and now coconut oil—and I think a big part of the recent popularity is that it's natural, not synthetic, which is so appealing," says Francesca Fusco, MD, a dermatologist at …

Skin Care

12 Reasons Why Being Barefoot Is The Way To Go Through Life

Who needs shoes?<p>Because really, walking around in heels or even sneakers can sometimes... suck. But, there are some celebrities who give the finger to footwear and bare all -- their feet, that is.<p>Even though the saying is "pain is beauty," we are starting to think otherwise. Remember when Emma …

Stunning food photography from around the world - in pictures

The Pink Lady food photographer of the year competition attracts more than 6,000 entries from 41 countries (is this a good time to mention that the Guardian's Cook supplement won two awards for their animated film of Ruby Tandoh's florentines recipe? Watch it here). The panel of judges includes …

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Celebrity Glamsquads: The Best Selfies of Hair & Makeup

Here are 24 celebs who aren't afraid to show off that they didn't just #wakeuplikethis, and let their glamsquads get in on their selfie action.<p>They say it takes a village to raise a child, but we also know it takes a village (of very capable hands) to get someone red carpet or camera ready. We've …

The Top Pixie Haircuts of All Time

From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut.<p>From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut. Plus, see our three favorite and daring ways to style a pixie cut.

Hairstyling

Candid Camera

Before there was Instagram, there were Polaroids, and the ones that Robert Rich took were seen only on the walls of his office. Robert was the manager of the Marc Jacobs store on Mercer Street in New York, and I spent what felt like a good part of the late ’90s and early 2000s there in his basement …

Harper government's move on humpback whale is an epic fail

For months now, Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline proposal has had some momentum on its side. In December, a federal joint review panel recommended it be given the green light. That buttressed an already forceful economic case for the pipeline: The 1,178-km project would move 525,000 …

The Easter Bunny's Better When He's Cooked

Fried, to be exact<p>You probably know this already, but bunnies have little to do with the resurrection of Jesus. Their connection with Easter--and the name of the holiday--probably comes from a Germanic pagan goddess of spring and fertility named <i>Eostre</i>, who was probably associated with rabbits …

Decadent Brownie Recipes

One of our all-time favorite desserts, we like brownies no matter which way you bake them: glazed with icing, packed with nuts, or topped with cream …

Dessert

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

Cooking

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

‘What’s In Your Bag?’ Take a Look at the Daily Essentials of 100 Global Creatives’

Yah Leng – Founder, Foreign Policy Design<p>Every photographer carries a bag of tricks around, this bag is essentially magical when combined with one’s …