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The 31 Best Fragrances of All Time, According to Allure Editors

Every day here at Allure, our editors receive the newest perfumes from the largest fragrance houses and the smallest indie brands all before they make it to market, so we can get an exclusive look — or, sniff — at what the upcoming season’s biggest launches will be. If you think walking by a …

Fragrance

What you need to know about the new Rules of Golf

<i>Editor's Note: This story first appeared on March 13, 2018. On Sept. 12, The USGA and R&A have published the Player's Edition of Rules of Golf, a shorter, user-friendly version of the new Rules that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2019. Two million printed copies will be distributed in the U.S. and</i> …

15 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Curl Your Hair Without Heat

Clothespins, baby wipes, and even toilet paper are the stars here.<p>Finally, you can put those curling irons away! When you blow dry, flat iron, or …

Hair

20 of the Best Christmas markets in Europe for 2018

Is it too early to start talking about Christmas ? Not if you want to secure an amazing trip to one of Europe’s most enchanting winter …

British Airways

Who Will Be Hurt By The Latest USCIS Decision On H-1B Visas?

On August 28, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it would “extend and expand” its suspension of premium processing for H-1B petitions. Given the frequent use of premium processing for business immigration this announcement carries potentially significant consequences …

Employment

33 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

Google Maps is a Swiss Army Knife chock-full of hidden navigation, geospatial search, and customization tools. Here's how to unlock your map app's …

Maps

11 Things You Need to Throw Away

The first step to taking care of yourself and de-stressing is to make sure that your environment is in order. Seeing your house full of clutter can affect your mood negatively and make your personal space seem like a place you want to escape from, rather than something to look forward to coming …

Thrifting

10 Reasons to Visit Bogotá Now

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Here’s how to make the most of a trip to Colombia's capital city.<p>Colombia’s crime rate has hit a four-decade low, the government made peace with FARC rebels, and tourism has doubled in the last 10 years. The country is finally becoming the major destination it deserves to be. …

How to Grow Your Own Avocado Tree, for the Avo-Obsessed Millennial

"Peel the avocado. Peel the avocado. Guacamole, guac-guacamole."<p>We are an avocado-obsessed generation.<p>From savory, avocado toast to fresh, summer …

3 Natural Ways to Combat Thinning Hair

If you've been wondering about how to regrow thinning hair, the root of the problem may be your scalp. “Heat and humidity affect the health of the …

How to Find Volunteer Jobs on LinkedIn

LinkedIn can give you a head start if you're looking to become a volunteer or mentor. Here's how to search the social network for volunteer …

These 8 Vegetables Are the Actual Superfoods, According to Science

It seems as though every day a new superfood is brought into the spotlight for its numerous health benefits. While trendy foods like ghee, matcha, …

Superfoods

14 of the Best Children's Museums Around the World

In 1899, the world's first children's museum opened in Brooklyn, New York. By 1990, the Unites States had a total of 118 museums dedicated to kids, …

This Mistake Was Making All My Outfits Look Cheap

The first two years that I lived in New York, I only bought secondhand clothes. Granted, they were nice enough, but I was living life on a budget. If …

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

5 mistakes to avoid when buying a refrigerator

A refrigerator is a big, expensive purchase. Choose wisely and you'll sing your fridge's praises for a decade or more. Choose poorly and you'll be cursing it for just as long. Still, there's no need to stress out over this decision. Sure, shopping for a large appliance doesn't happen everyday. …

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

How to make your carpets look new again (without steam cleaning)

If you don't own a steam cleaner, renting one and dragging it home to clean your carpets can be a pain. Plus, you have to do the deed, <i>then</i> wait for the carpet to dry. If you don't have time or funds for all that, you can freshen up your carpet in around an hour with a few low-cost items you …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

21 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

Your Complete Guide to Ramadan, Including the Proper Greeting and When It Starts

This week marks the start of Ramadan for more than a billion Muslims around the world.<p>The month-long observance — which starts on either May 15 or …

Islam

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Hair Color Ideas That’ll Make This Summer Feel Totally Fresh for Blondes, Brunettes, and Redheads

Is your hair stylist on speed dial?<p>Temperatures are rising, days are getting longer, and chilled drinks on the beach are looking pretty …

Hair Color

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

Pony, Korean Makeup Artist, Has The Most Insane Nighttime Skincare Routine

Copying this ASAP.<p>The fascination with Korean skincare routines is only getting stronger: basically, we'll add 100 extra steps into our nightly ritual if it promises softer, smoother, clearer skin. To show us exactly how it's done, we enlisted the help of Pony, a top makeup artist and celebrity in …

H-1B Visas All Gone For 16th Straight Year

Back in 1990, when Congress set a yearly limit on new H-1B visas, members of Congress did not know yet about the World Wide Web and smartphones, never mind driverless cars. Yet these innovations – and others – have fueled the demand for high-skilled labor and made the annual limits on H-1B visas …