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10 Life-Changing Bra Hacks Every Girl Should Know

Quick fixes and genius tricks for all your most annoying bra struggles.<p>While finding the right size is half the battle, tricky necklines, falling straps, and poking underwires are just some of the problems every girl faces at one time or another. From tips for making your bras last longer and …

The Traditional Italian Dessert You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

<i>Introducing zuccotto: It's like tiramisu, in bowl-form.</i><p>Between 20 to 30 percent of what I learned in pastry school was guess work. And at the beginning, it was more like 60 percent. To be fair, I was in a foreign country, studying at the Florence University of the Arts in Florence, Italy. The chefs …

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7 Nutrients You Need for Healthy Skin and Hair

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Summer Dessert Alert: Strawberry Limeade Cake!

This strawberry limeade cake is fruity, refreshing, and gorgeous! Those lovely layers are impossible to resist.<p>Um, hi. I made you the most perfectly gorgeous summer cake.<p>You're welcome.<p>Isn't cake the most perfect dessert on the planet? It's pretty, it's versatile, it's covered in frosting. I …

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Top 10 braided hairstyles for spring

<i>By: The Beauty Experts at L'Oréal Paris</i><br>Spring is all about braids! They're a quick and easy way to fend off the humidity while still looking …

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22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five years?" Hundreds of answers poured in, and this one by Quora contributor Andy Giroux was one of our favorites. You can contribute your own answers to this</i> …

20 Pork Chop Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Dinner Routine

What's better than a pork chop recipe? 20 pork chop recipes! Here are our favorite ways to cook a weeknight staple.<p><b>Pork chops: Is there anything they can't do?</b> Well, besides take out the trash and fold laundry, that is. They're quick-cooking, packed with tons of flavor, and incredibly versatile. …

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27 Tips And Tricks To Get The Perfect Ponytail

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Reinvent Your Favorite ’90s Ponytail With This Easy Tutorial

We are *ever so slightly* obsessed with all-things ’90s here at Brit + Co, especially when we can take something that sets off the nostalgia alarm and make it feel new. Does the name <i>topsy tail</i> ring a bell? You know, that totally rad hairstyle where you pull your pony back <i>through</i> itself to create a …

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5 Weeknight Dishes Great for March, From Twice-Baked Potatoes to Pork Chops

Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table.<p></head>Pork chop perfection, weeknight cake (!), a meaty take on lentils, and more wonderful ways to liven up your dinner table:<p>Starch de Triomphe<p>Double-baking means double the …

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

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Rules to Follow and Common Mistakes to Avoid for Roasting a Chicken

Cooking a great anytime-dinner is easy once you learn how to roast a chicken. Avoid these common mistakes for a juicy bird.<p>A good roast chicken is always satisfying. But a great roast chicken is out of this world. To take your chicken to the next level, you've got to make sure you're avoiding the …

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6 Korean Beauty Products That Will Change Your Beauty Routine Forever

Hint: There are blackhead strips that get rid of all of your blackheads in minutes.<p>Chances are you have your favorite staple beauty products that you buy stateside at your local drugstore and Sephora, but what you <i>really</i> need in your life are some Korean beauty products from abroad. "The Koreans are …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

36 Charcuterie Recipes for Salami, Prosciutto, Chorizo, and More

Charcuterie plates are great, but cured meats can be used in pasta, sandwiches, and more.<p><b>Cured meat is an instant burst of serious flavor waiting to drop on any and all dishes you dream up.</b> Smoked sausages, air-dried pork, spicy soppressata—charcuterie is satisfying and versatile, the deli counter …

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11 Luscious Chocolate Cakes for Valentine’s Day

Chocolate cake is almost always number one on everyone’s list of favorite desserts, let alone comfort foods. Try one of these irresistible 11 for …

12 Ways to Make the Best-Ever Crab Cakes

You don’t have to be from Maryland to master this crispy-sweet seafood dish. Here, 12 easy and delicious recipes for restaurant-worthy crab cakes.<p>You …

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The New Year's Best Hair Trends

The hottest hair trends to try in 2015.<p>The hottest hair trends to try in 2015. Also, check out this updated step-by-step guide to getting perfect waves.

8 Hairstyles for Working Out

Think beyond the haphazard pony to runway-inspired hairstyles for hitting the gym, the mat, or the trails.<p>Think beyond the haphazard pony to runway-inspired hairstyles for hitting the gym, the mat or the trails.

The 14 Best Braids This Year

See our favorite red carpet braids of the year<p>Braids have been having their moment for way longer than a moment—and judging by the range we saw on the red carpet this year, they're not going away any time soon. Click through to see the most inspiring styles from simple side braids to AP-level crown …

Styling Tricks for Waking up to Good Hair

Sleep in, skip the morning shower and still have a good hair day.<p>Waking up to good hair without any effort on your part the night before is like accidentally getting the half off on current-season boots at Barney's—rare, precious and best accepted without question. Waking up to great hair every day …

21 Christmas Songs To Listen To This Instant

<i>Last year, we gave you a list of great Christmas songs. This year, we're re-gifting the concept. Enjoy 21 more songs that will surely brighten your holiday season.</i><p><b>Bing Crosby, "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas"</b><p><b>Johnny Mathis, "Winter Wonderland"</b><p><b>Kelly Clarkson, "White Christmas"</b><p><b>Eartha</b> …

How to Make At-Home Hair Color Look Like a Professional Salon Job

An all-over flat color, chunky highlights, or blonde that veers a little <i>too</i> close to the brassy end of the spectrum are usually dead giveaways that …

Five Chic Hair Accessories to Try Now

Take inspiration from these runway looks.<p>The only way to style your locks this season? With a trés chic hair accessory of course. At Chanel's Métiers d'Art show in Salzburg this week, models sported velvet hair bows (a favorite look right now), while the Spring/Summer 2015 runways were full of …

One Superstar Dermatologist's Secrets to Youthful Skin

Even in high-powered medical circles, Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, MD, PhD, might be considered something of an overachiever. With three degrees from Harvard—her BA was in biology and her PhD in molecular genetics (no biggie)—a Park Avenue practice perpetually chockablock with in-the-know New York …

How to Dress For Your Body: Holiday Edition

Pinpointing your body shape will eliminate many a wild goose chase and deliver you onto the path to closet contentment.<p>Pinpointing your body shape will eliminate many a wild goose chase and deliver you onto the path to closet contentment this season. Whether you're aiming to define your boyish …

Taylor Swift's Amazing Beauty Transformation Through the Years

See Taylor Swift's beauty looks throughout the years.<p>Taylor Swift transformed from tween superstar to a sophisticated chanteuse in front of our eyes. Now with her album <i>Reputation</i>, her beauty look has taken a turn for the dark side. See Taylor Swift's beauty and hair looks through the years.