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8 of the best-selling dark spot correctors and acne scar treatments that Amazon customers swear by

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>In the long saga of our personal battles with acne is a recurring nightmarish pattern: first a breakout, then a multi-step program …

3 Common Cooking Techniques That Can Increase Toxicity in Your Food

Your cooking habits could be cooking up a cancer risk.<p>Well-intentioned cooks may be making costly mistakes in the kitchen without even knowing it. …

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

All You Need Is a Mat and 25 Minutes to Complete This Total Body Boot Camp Workout

Prepare to sweat.<p>Devan Kline, founder of Burn Boot Camp, and Beth Williams, a franchise partner and personal trainer, stopped by our offices to show …

29 Uncommon Baby Names We Can Totally Get Behind

Fun fact: My parents named my older brother and me basically the same thing. He is Michael, and I'm Michelle (our mom and dad swear they didn't know …

9 Skincare Products I'd Spend My Paycheck on After Sampling Tons For Free

From beauty tools left over from photo shoots to makeup products sent in promotional PR packages, I've received my fair share of free goodies over the years as an editor. But my absolute biggest weakness? Skincare products. No matter if it's a high-end oil or a drugstore moisturizer — I don't …

The Youth Elixir: A Dermatologist Shares the Most Effective Anti-Aging Creams

Of all the buzzy skincare trends we want to try, collagen creams are at once the most enticing and least clear. We know it's associated with …

The ‘Royal’ Korean Beauty Elixir That Makes Me Feel Like a Glossier Model

As a person with perennially dry skin, central-heating season is one of my personal nightmares. There is no tiny humidifier or French face mist in …

Skin Care

Learn how to make delicious new twists on French toast

Megyn Kelly<p>How police are using Twitter to bring attention to the 45-year-old cold case<p>08:12<p>Club MK: The Megyn Kelly TODAY audience receives Kerastase hair products<p>00:25<p>Megyn Kelly talks with the mother of Crystal Rogers, who went missing 3 years ago<p>11:44<p>Megyn TODAY roundtable discusses ‘Jaws’ link …

This 20-Minute Pasta with Spinach and Chickpeas Is a Miracle

You cooked an elaborate Thanksgiving feast, you ate up all the leftovers (even though, by day three, you thought they'd never end), and now you're …

Recipes

Amazon Sumerian lets you build VR scenes with no training

Amazon's newest Web Service aims to make it easy for anyone to build their own virtual reality.<p>Amazon Sumerian lets you create VR, AR and 3D experiences using a simple point-and-click interface.<p>Sumerian launched Monday morning, and allows developers to easily create scenes using pre-existing …

The Best Shampoo for Curly Hair Is Also Super Cheap

As someone who unabashedly subscribes to the cult of conditioner, it's the rare shampoo that can wiggle its way into my heart. With curls, honestly, it's all about the conditioner. The very idea behind the no-poo movement is that curls need all the hydration they can get, and shampoos, with their …

Hair Care

A Classic One-Pot French Dish Gets a Spanish Zing

Diana Henry’s Moroccan chicken and rice recipe from <i>Simple</i> taught me many things, namely that standing by the stovetop browning chicken until the fat renders and the skin crisps is not necessary. If you are unfamiliar with the recipe, Diana throws everything—vegetables, chicken, rice, seasonings, …

Recipe: Lemon Butter Cake

Lemon Butter Cake<p>Serves 12 to 16<p><i>For the cake:</i> <br>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>3/4 teaspoon salt …

Dessert

These 6 Korean Beauty Products are Bonafide Game Changers

Today marks the beginning of Seoul Fashion Week and, yes, it's all about the clothes. But with fall in full swing, there's no better reminder that Korean beauty is still at the forefront of what's next. From the BB cream that's taking the no-makeup makeup look to new levels of imperceptibly, to the …

How to Season Rice So That Everything You Eat with It Tastes Better

A simple trick for wayyy more flavorful rice.<p>I eat a lot of rice: brown, white, black, basmati, something called TexMati that I don't quite understand. I find it to be a suitable carbo-base for just about any meal. And, maybe it's because I was raised on Cream of Rice, but I've always enjoyed rice …

Mac and Cheese Recipes To Try This Thanksgiving

So many delicious options.<p>This year, we decided to bring out the mac and cheese with longstanding classics and deliciously different recipes that …

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

Canada’s ‘Great Trail’ Is Finally Connected

In 1992, three Canadians, inspired by their country’s 125th birthday celebration, thought up a crazy plan. What if they could connect all of Canada’s …

How to do a burpee — the total-body exercise that will keep you fit for life

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a fellow at the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrates the proper form for the burpee.<p>Special thanks to Michelle Adams-Arent. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Now people either love</i> …

Workouts

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Thru-Hiking Goes International with These New Long-Distance Trails

In 2010, American Paul Stephens was working for USAID in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia—a country roughly the size of South ­Carolina—where he had originally traveled to volunteer for the Peace Corps. In between helping with the agency’s poverty and education initiatives, he explored the nearby …

30 charming European villages almost too cute to be real

Picture yourself in a quaint European village. You're wandering around aimlessly, taking in your surroundings, when you stumble across a narrow, cobblestone road. Colorful cottages cluster around the zig-zagging path. You can almost see donkey-drawn carts stuffed with flowers and veggies rumbling …

European Travel

This woman gave up sugar for 30 days and ate the most delicious meals while doing it

Her transformation is impressive.<p>While it may seem like giving up sugar would be impossible, this woman did it for a four weeks and made it look easy and, dare we say, like a tasty month-long project.<p>In her Buzzfeed story, <i>30 Days of Meals With Absolutely No Added Sugar</i>, writer Arielle Calderon …

Healthy Eating

10 Best Lightweight Tents for Backpacking

I’ll Fly Away<p><i>Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL2 mtnGLO, 2 lbs 6 oz, $439</i><p>The last thing you want to do in a deluge is pound tent stakes into soggy ground. Big …

Cloud Eggs Look Crazy And Taste Heavenly

(And they're SO easy to make.)<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>I've made <i>a lot</i> of eggs in my twenty some-odd years so far. So many, in fact, that there was a time …

Top 10 books about trees

From Dante to John Clare and James Joyce, matters arboreal have inspired many writers. These are among the choicest specimens<p>Every kind of tree has its own, distinctive silhouette, but I especially like the wave-shaped branches of the ashes, the open-armed oaks, wispy birches, orderly alders and …

Top 10

Here’s the fitness breakthrough that will get you out of your workout rut

Ever get halfway through a workout and realize, <i>I am SO not into this</i>? You’re feeling sluggish, your eye is on the clock, and you’d rather skip to the …

Five Umami Bombs You Should Always Have Stocked In Your Kitchen

“Umami,” also known as “the fifth taste,” is a flavor that is kind of hard to describe. It’s savory, but not salty, though it is usually accompanied …

Cooking