Toni McDowell

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20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

DIY: How to Make Fall's Must-Have Blanket Coat

Laveer's Kate Ciepluch takes you step-by-step to two chic ponchos.<p>Kate Ciepluch launched her brand Laveer on the premise that a great jacket is the basis of every great wardrobe. She's since extended her covetable collection into a full ready-to-wear line, but those toppers reign supreme season …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

10 Habits Of High Net-Worth Women

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on February 26.</i><p><b>Keep Your Eye on the Prize</b><br>As a financial advisor, I have …

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

10 Common Excuses That Could Be Holding You Back

Illustrated by Tida Tep.<p>I’ve written a lot about loopholes. In my forthcoming habits book, I identify the multiple strategies we can use to shape our …

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

One Ingredient, 7 Beauty DIYs On The Cheap

Photo: Courtesy of Leaf.tv.<p>Coconut oil is the super-ingredient of the year, and it's not going anywhere anytime soon. It's actually been used for …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears …

This Wellness Expert Wants You To Be Fierce, Say “F*ck,” & Quit Your Job

She may not have advised Shailene Woodley to eat clay on a regular basis, but Danielle LaPorte <i>is</i> responsible for issuing Woodley’s wake-up call to …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

3 Things You Should Know About Your Thyroid

To get your metabolism moving...<p>Most people are familiar with the relationship between the thyroid and body weight. The thyroid is the master gland in our neck that controls all metabolic processes in the body, i.e. your metabolism. If you are eating the right foods and getting adequate movement …

How To Nail An Interview, In 6 Simple Charts

You landed an interview. Congratulations! Now what?<p>Against all the odds, you’ve gotten an interview. A machine, an intern (or if you’re really lucky, your potential supervisor), read and did not immediately set your resume on fire or on the compost heap. The job is real and it looks like it pays …

Employment

Nestlé wants to make a real 'Star Trek' food replicator

The Swiss company dreams of a machine that makes tailor-made food based on individual nutrition needs<p>Nestlé, the world's largest food and beverage company, wants to change how we eat in the near future. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) has started a program …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

How To Quit Your Job Without A Backup Plan

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p>I usually only take risks impulsively, before I’ve thought it through and had time to talk to myself out of it. I jump …

How the Universe Works: Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Everything, Animated in 150 Seconds

Legendary theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking is among the greatest scientific minds in human history. In this charming animation for <i>The Guardian’</i>s <i>MadeSimple</i> series, UK-based animation studio Scriberia — who also made the wonderful trailer for Oliver Burkeman’s <i>Antidote</i> — condenses …

Can Cellulite be Erased?

Cue the trumpets! The end to puckered skin may be here.<p>Blame the media, blame the mirror, but to have a woman's body in 2014 is to be made utterly aware of all the ways it can be manipulated into being a slightly better body—and bathing suits definitely don't help. The spot-light inevitably turns …

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

Irish-Coffee Cupcakes That Are So Delish — Lucky You!

Photo: Courtesy of Prohibition Bakery.<p>Time to get your shamrock on — St. Patrick's Day celebrations are upon us. And, while we applaud those of you …

5 Organic DIY Body Scrubs With Major Benefits

The reasons to DIY your own skincare supplies go way beyond cheap and easy (though we’ve preached that message to you again and again!). When you use exfoliating body scrub, you’re not just giving your skin a pleasant-smelling, silky smooth makeover — you’re also lathering on vitamins and minerals …

#TheLIST: The 10 Haircuts You'll See Everywhere This Spring

It doesn't matter if you have waves, curls, or straight hair—just get ready to screenshot. These are the trending spring and summer haircuts to show your stylist at your next appointment.<p>It doesn't matter if you have waves, curls, or straight hair—just get ready to screenshot. These are the …

Good Idea/Bad Idea: Use A Power Drill To...

With great power, comes great responsibility.<p>Clean the Bathroom (Good Idea)<p>Like scrubbing bathtubs? Neither do we, so cut the required elbow grease with a power scrubber. Drill through the center of a circular tub brush. Then drive a threaded bolt through the hole so the threaded end pokes out of …

These Are The Top Pasta Dishes On Pinterest

When it's cold outside (or even when it's not) sometimes you just need a big plate of super comforting, preferably cheesy pasta. There are endless …