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The 13 Best Products for Type 4 Kinky-Curly Hair

When it comes to kinks, coils, and curls, any old product just won’t do. Natural, kinky, type 4 hair — think 4a, b, and c — has a high demand for hydration, moisture, and TLC. Beyond dryness, other pain points like curl definition and shrinkage especially affect those with type 4 textures. …

Hair Care

Wisconsin bucket list: 20 things you have to do

When a friend moved to Arizona recently, she was determined to get to a few Wisconsin places before she left the state.<p>One of those was House on the Rock — the museum to the eclectic mind of architect Alex Jordan. For a friend who has a healthy fear of the paranormal, it was an interesting …

Hiking

Meghan Markle on the $0 Anti-Aging Treatment She Loves: "I Swear It Works"

One glance at Meghan Markle tells you that the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is committed to her health. And as Birchbox reports, she isn't one to …

Skin Care

6 Recipes That Prove You Should Be Eating Eggs for Dinner

1<p>Poached Eggs With Chile Butter and Yogurt<p>This recipe is guaranteed to hit the spot, thanks to a satisfying combination of warm pita bread, garlicky …

Cooking

Candy Crush: A Dutch Model Moonlights as Brooklyn’s Botanic Baker

Plan B is the looming question for fashion models. Rather than joining her confreres in acting class or hoping to launch her own fashion label, …

Dessert

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

21 Sensational Salmon Recipes That'll Make Dinnertime Easy and Breezy

1 of 21<p>Everything Smoked-Salmon Summer Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Salmon Reuben<p>3 of 21<p>Pacific Northwest Smoked Salmon Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Seafood

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

The United States is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, ranging from barren deserts and vast canyons to lush forests and …

I No Longer Need Foundation Because of These 5 Skincare Products

These days, I can best describe my skincare routine as a product of beauty editor backlash. While I can't exactly complain about my access to dozens …

Skin Care

20 Quick Recipes Made with Frozen Foods

From veggies and fruits to fish, soy and brown rice bowls, the frozen food aisle of your grocery is filled with dozens of healthy choices. Frozen …

6 Places to Put Your Cash Now

If you keep your cash savings in a brick-and-mortar bank, you may not be aware that you earn significantly more at other kinds of institutions, such …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

15 "Non-Foundations" For No-Makeup Makeup

Ever since our phones stopped auto-deleting the extra "makeup" from "no-makeup makeup," many of us accepted the phrase as not only a much-discussed …

"The Trip that Changed My Life" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>The Trip that Changed My Life<p>Published <b>Apr 19, 2018</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Director of Photography, National Geographic Traveler</i><p><i>Associate Photo Editor, National Geographic Travel and Adventure</i><p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler</i><p>…

Northern Lights

20 Unique Wedding Bands For Every Type Of Bride

First comes love, then comes marriage. That's the standard sequence of events in everyone's favorite playground song — likely the result of some …

11 Paleo Recipes to Make on the Grill This Summer

The perfect time to try the Paleo diet? This summer, when dinner can be as simple as throwing a few chicken breasts on the grill with a squeeze of …

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Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p>1. Taco Popcorn<p>All you need to make good old popcorn much less boring is taco seasoning.<p>Get the …

Healthy Eating

10 Salads That Won't Wilt in the Fridge Right Way

A salad that can hold up in the fridge for a few days is a beautiful thing. Not only does it make weekday lunches easier (because you can make one …

11 Wellness Retreats In India That’ll Give You That Much-Needed Break

We depend on this to live. Killing nature will only kill us. Protect the one that nurtures you. Plant a tree and share a smile, whenever you can. . . …

11 Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches for When You're Sick of Avocado Toast

Some people will try to tell you that all breakfast sandwiches involve bacon, egg, and cheese. We give you permission to throw the firmest soy …

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

The Instant Pot Dal Formula That Makes Dinner In Minutes

All in one handy chart.<p>I’m pretty sure that if you checked my bloodstream right now, I’d be made up of 30 percent dal. This is thanks partly to my mother, who taught me how to make dal, but mostly to my Instant Pot, which has made dal making an almost daily occurrence in my life.<p>Let me back up. …

Cooking

Top Websites for Fiction Writers to Share Their Writing

So you’ve written a story and don’t want to self-publish or have it sit in a literary agents slush pile? But also want to post your work online and …

Writing

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Learning

15 Easy Cauliflower Recipes Literally Anyone Can Make

Who knew this veggie was so versatile?<p>February 28, 2018<p>When I cook for myself or my family, my meals are usually very meat-centric. Since my sister's …

Healthy Eating

Improve Your Flexibility With These Yoga Poses

If you ask people why they exercise, most will say to stay healthy, keep fit, or because it makes them feel good. Not a lot will mention flexibility …

Yoga

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

Skin Care

10 Hot New Books for Your 2018 #TBR Pile

With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you’re a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there’s an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you’re looking to stock your #TBR pile with new …

Books