Nicole Nguyen

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32 Best Ways To Style A Coffee Table In Your Living Room

With the right decor, a coffee table can be the focal point of your living room.<p>Yes, the power trifecta of books, flowers, and trays will forever reign, but don't miss these 24 creative ideas for adding some extra flair to your coffee table.

Interior Design

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In California

California dreamin' hard.<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains, or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations. Who's down for a road trip?!

California

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Italian Food

Composting At Home Doesn't Have To Be Hard (Or Smelly), Thanks To This Painless Guide

This year, there's been a lot of talk about the importance of beating plastic pollution so it doesn't end up in our oceans. And it’s about time. But …

Gardening

How to Tame Inflammation

The right food choices can help control and prevent chronic inflammation.<p>Occasional inflammation, like a swollen sprained ankle or painful cut, is …

Nutrition

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

My United Airlines Flight Was Delayed 7 Hours. Then a Stupid Mistake Cost Me $1,400. (Here's How to Avoid My Costly Error)

If you're on a delayed flight to or from Europe, you owe it to yourself to see if you qualify under European law for compensation. But here's how I messed it up.<p>I made a dumb mistake after my United Airlines flight was delayed--a mistake that I now realize might have cost my wife and me roughly …

Flying

I Added 2 Steps to My Skincare Routine, and I Haven't Broken Out Since

As a combination skin type, I’m told something slightly different every time I get skincare advice from an esthetician or dermatologist. If I’m …

Skin Care

17 cult-favorite French pharmacy skin care products you can buy online

<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>Embryolisse Instagram<p>When I lived in Paris, visitors only ever asked for two things: to see the Eiffel Tower, and to stop by a French …

Skin Care

Make This Healthy Chicken Curry Stir-fry In 25 Minutes

Skip takeout (plus loads of sodium and extra calories) and make this healthier, Indian-inspired chicken-and-broccoli stir-fry instead. Coating the …

Food

Summer 2018 book preview: 7 thrillers you need to read this summer

A summer of scandal

Books

These Chocolate-Chip Cookie Dough 'Fat Bombs' Are Keto-Friendly

This chocolate chip cookie fat bomb recipe makes the perfect high-protein, low-carb snack — not to mention a great way to hit your fat macros if …

Nutrition

How to Trick Your Mind Into Enjoying Long Flights, According to a Travel Psychologist

Long-haul flights may only seem tolerable for travelers flying in luxurious lie-flat seats. But even in economy, I’ve discovered a number of ways to …

Duke University

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

Jeff Bezos

9 Ways for Women to Combat Hair Loss Before Menopause Starts

I met my friend Emily at an outdoor café in Madison, Wisconsin recently. It was a beautiful sunny day, 74 degrees, and after we sat down with our …

Hair Care

How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health-protecting …

Healthy Eating

The 3-Day Fix to Resetting Your Gut for Good

How do you know if your internal microbiome is healthy and happy?<p>“It’s a gut feeling,” says Dr. M. Andrea Azcárate-Peril, a director at the …

Wellness

Why The Best SPFs Come From Asia

Korean women have an extreme relationship with the sun — that shimmering ball of death in the sky — and are taught to avoid it at all costs. An …

5 Home Items to Ditch If You Want to Be More Stylish

Styling a home is much like putting together an outfit. Some people just seem to have a knack for combining pieces that look effortlessly cool while …

Home Decorating

Hong Kong’s Highly Regarded Yakitori Spot Gets an Official DTLA Address

Great news for yakitori fans, as international hit Yardbirdfrom Hong Kong has secured a space in Downtown Los Angeles. They’ll be opening sometime in the middle of next year.<p>Hong Kong’s Yardbird is a massively popular destination for meat skewers grilled over charcoal, for drinks, and tons of other …

I Gave Up Exercise for 2 Weeks and Got In the Best Shape of My Life

Suri Cruise Wore a $1200 Dress While Twinning with Mom Katie Holmes<p>Shop <i>InStyle</i> Editors' Summer Must-Haves Under $100<p>Meghan Markle’s First …

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 …

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

Books

The Best, Worst, Weirdest, and Wildest Moments of the Billboard Music Awards 2018

The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was filled with musical legends — and musical legends in the making — on Sunday night for the 2018 Billboard …

Music

25 Beautiful Indoor House Plants That Are Also Easy To Maintain

Even those without a green thumb can appreciate the beauty of houseplants – if you’re one of those people, this post is for you! We’ve compiled …

I Tried Chrissy Teigen's Banana Bread Recipe & It Was Seriously Unreal

<i>You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a</i> …

This 3-Day Microbiome Cleanse Will Eliminate Bloat, Improve Digestion & Reboot Your Gut Health

Over two decades as a holistic, functional doctor in New York City, I have treated tens of thousands of patients who have brain fog, anxiety, and …

Best Time to Visit Iceland: 5 Steps to Planning the Perfect Trip

<b>Planning a visit and want to know when’s the best time to go to Iceland? Read this practical guide complete with a five-step process to help you</b> …

European Travel

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Recipes