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US-appointed egg lobby paid food blogs and targeted chef to crush vegan startup

Internal emails reveal coordinated attack by American Egg Board to quash the rise of Hampton Creek’s egg alternative in possible breach of federal regulations<p>A government-controlled industry group targeted popular food bloggers, major publications and a celebrity chef as part of its sweeping effort …

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DIY Skin Care Using Items Found in Your Pantry

Lavish skincare products needed for beautiful and radiant skin can be found right in your own home. There is little to no need to spend a fortune on products that promise brighter, softer and more vibrant skin. The best part of DIY skin care is getting amazing results while avoiding putting your …

10 DIY Beauty Oils to Mix Up Now

When the temps start to drop, so does the moisture in our skin. That’s why we’re breaking out the masks, new beauty products and lotions as if the release of the pumpkin spice latte depended on it. When beginning a new beauty routine for the season, we recommend starting with oils. Not only do the …

Skin Care

This Apron Has a Secret Pocket for Your Phone

We’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen lately. From Lay’s posts to back-to-school snacks to decadent desserts, our pots and pans are not feeling under-appreciated. In fact, they’ve been asking for a vacay to the French Riviera (so needy). With all of the recipes we’ve been busting out, …

Strobing: The New Makeup Trend That’s Replacing Contouring

<i>Image via Heidi Makeup Artist</i>Makeup’s new biggest trend, strobing is a huge time saver compared to a full contoured face and achieves similar results …

Makeup

15 Hair Tutorials #LazyGirls Will Love

We’re hitting that point, people. Yup, we’re talking a change in weather, change in routine, possibly a change in job or heading back to school and waving goodbye to the beach (it’s not too soon to count down to spring break, right?). For when your fall to-do list is overrun with tasks, we’ve got …

WTF Is Nooch?! And Other Vegan Lingo Explained

<i>by guest blogger Gillian Francella, writer, editor, and newly converted vegan</i><p>What is a world without the gooey goodness that is a basketful of melty mozzarella sticks or a crockpot stuffed to the top with macaroni and cheese? When I first became a vegan, it seemed this new world sans dairy products …

Vegan

My All Time Favorite Beauty Products and Why

Over the years I have tested and tossed a countless number of products. I like to keep up with the current trends and I enjoy testing out new things to find those hidden gems. More often than not, however, end up going back to my tried and true products that I have been using for years. I call …

Yes, You Can Make Your Own Crop Top

B + C fans – are you ready to take your sewing skills to the next level? In Sewing 101 we showed you how to make a simple maxi skirt from jersey fabric and now it’s time to create a matching cotton crop top. In this tutorial we will show you how to measure and create your own pattern that will fit …

How Do You Put On Your Bra? There Are 4 Ways and Each Says Something About You

Think back to this morning when you were getting dressed—how did you hook your bra? According to the pros, there are four unique ways to put one on, and each reveals something about the wearer.<p>"There are four distinct personality types—drivers, influencers, supporters, and careful correctors—who …

Woman left paralyzed by car accident creates wheelchair-friendly jeans

When a car accident left Heidi McKenzie a T-4 paraplegic at the age of 21, she put her fashion dreams on hold.<p>“I was going to college for fashion merchandising and wanted to become a buyer and travel and all that fun stuff; it was something that I was passionate about,” McKenzie, now 29, told …

6 Steps to Sleeping the Weight Off

What if you were told that there’s an effective weight loss method that costs nothing and doesn’t require you to change your diet or exercise?<p>What if …

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Try These 9 Tricks To Sleep Better At Night

Almost everybody has something that they are stressed about, whether it be family, work, or school. These problems can follow you all day until it is …

7 Unexpected Benefits Of Sleeping Naked, Backed By Research

This might sound a little naughty, but bear with us here. You need to ditch your pajamas and start sleeping in your birthday suit. What’s that, you …

Wellness

The Strange, Ethically Ambiguous World of Biological Art

Australian artist Oron Catts is at the bleeding edge—literally—of a discipline that meddles with life for the sake of art.<p>When Oron Catts exhibited <i>Victimless Leather Jacket</i> at MoMA in 2008, it was not without controversy. It was a highly acclaimed work of "biological art," which uses and …

These Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago Are Still Relevant Today

Just like today, hacks were helping people fix everything up 100 years ago. While today’s shortcuts to a more efficient life include technology and more advanced appliances, there are still plenty of century-old tricks that can totally be incorporated into our world today. A Reddit user uploaded a …

How To Build Your Own Cotton-Candy Machine

Enjoy a DIY sugar high<p>You don’t need to wait for a carnival to satisfy your craving for cotton candy. Instead, build this portable, pocket-size machine to turn granulated sugar into an airy treat.<p>A DIY cotton-candy machine consists of a small metal container, repurposed lighter parts to provide …

Cotton Candy