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How To Get Glowing Skin All Year Round

Cozy knits, robe coats, ‘60s shifts – these might be on-trend for fall, but a healthy, radiant complexion is flawless, no matter the season! And it …

What Is Waist Training?

We investigate the new celebrity exercise craze.<p>With stars such as Kim Kardashian raving about its effects on Instagram, waist training—a workout done while wearing a tightly laced corset—is about to become the next big exercise trend. But what is it and how does it work? We caught up with personal …

Fitness

How to Stay Motivated, Even in the Early, Most Difficult Stages of a Startup

Angela Benton, founder of NewME Accelerator, explains how she helps founders stay motivated and productive during the earliest periods of starting up.

Startups

10 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Happy People

What you decide not to do can make a huge difference in your life.<p>Join Shark Tank’s Daymond John, MailChimp's Ben Chestnut, Drybar's Alli Webb, Boxed's Chieh Huang, Harry’s Jeff Raider, and hundreds of scrappy and trailblazing entrepreneurs at this year's Grow Your Company Conference in New …

New Orleans

7 Self-Awareness Techniques to Make You a Better Leader

What is the most important characteristic of a leader? Some might say it's integrity. Others may say that it's being a good motivator. But …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

11 Things You Should NEVER Put on Your Face

If you put these products on your face, you will regret it.<p><b>1. Hair Spray.</b> You may have heard somewhere that it will help set your makeup, but it should NEVER be applied to your face because it contains lacquers and alcohol that will dry our your skin, causing your skin to become dehydrated and you …

Think You Could Never Be A Millionaire? Think Again

Many people believe that — while it’d certainly be nice — they’ll never become millionaires. That it’s an utterly unattainable dream.<p>The truth is, …

Retirement

Best Celebrity Beauty Secrets

What can you learn from Angelina, Gwyneth, and Lupita? Makeup, hair, and skin pros reveal the techniques they rely on to create stunning red-carpet looks.<p><b>MAKEUP ESSENTIALS</b><p><b>Everyone needs primer</b> The secret to Charlize Theron's flawless complexion: primers (yes, plural). At this year's Oscars, …

7 Things Living In France Taught Me About Style

There is truth in the fact that French women seem to always get it right!<p>When I was 18 I lived in the South of France, in a town called Limoux in the Languedoc region, for an entire summer. I worked as an Au Pair for a chic and elegant French mother and adored taking care of her equally stylish …

Clothing

US-Israeli relations become more poisonous by the day

As John Kerry returns to Washington after being pilloried in Israel for a peace proposal that was seen to favour Hamas, the White House leaps to his defence.<p>It is a relationship that one senior Western diplomat in Washington called “properly poisonous”, but in the past few days the antipathy …

Israel

Why becoming an entrepreneur beats joining the graduate milk round

We meet the young people defying the downturn by launching their own business ventures after graduating from university • Read more on starting a business<p>Caps, gowns and extra letters after your name – but a jolt back down to earth. Today's graduands are not in short supply. In the time it takes to …

Don’t Tell Me How Bad British Food Was -- I Ate It

Chef Raymond Blanc says that when he moved to the U.K. from France in 1972, you had to have breakfast three times a day if you wanted to eat well.<p>I …

How to Live on a Budget and Save More Money

With adversity comes the potential for great triumph and one such tool perfect for financial success is producing and living within a budget.<p>If the …

5 Lesser-Known Google Analytics Features That Marketers Should Use

<b>Google Analytics</b> is an awesome piece of FREE software that helps you gain insights from web traffic and allows you to make more informed decisions …

The Latest LinkedIn Features You Should Start Using Today

The folks at LinkedIn are busy. They are rolling out refinements and new features at an unprecedented rate. Staying on top of these opportunities is the key to staying on top of your online personal branding. If you want your profile to stand out, start using my five favorite LinkedIn upgrades.<p><b>1.</b> …

30 Ways to Earn Extra Cash in the New Year

Coming up with extra cash to pay the bills, cover unexpected expenses, boost savings or perhaps even finance a vacation isn’t as hard as it seems. …

Personal Finance

Brilliant Management Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder

Companies welcome new hires into their "family," with the caveat that they can be fired at any time for any reason.<p>Employees profess loyalty but leave the minute a competitor offers a better job offer.<p>This dishonest relationship, argues LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, is causing companies to lose …

The Workplace

Miranda Kerr’s Beauty Regimen is Only 15 Minutes

Australian top model <b>Miranda Kerr</b> recently revealed her morning beauty routine on her blog for Kora Organics and it only takes an astonishing 15 …

Skin Care

The 9 Most Annoying Things People Do on Instagram

You know who you are.<p>We all know it's true: There are some very questionable shots uploaded to Instagram (I'm looking at you, Cara Delevingne). Though I'm embarrassingly obsessed with everyone on this list, sometimes I seriously question their strange photo choices. So, here is my unofficial, …

Kendall Jenner

Two for One

When a skirt becomes a dress…<p>Olivia Palermo is not one to take a look straight off the runway to the streets. She flips it, reverses it and makes it her own. Her latest ensemble captured in NYC involves a Zara skirt worn as a dress, with a bright, oversized vest layered on top. Neutral Aquazarra …

10 No-Fail Party Conversation Starters

We've all been there, you're at a party, wedding, or formal dinner, and barely know a soul. From the editors at TownandCountryMag.com, 10 expert tips on the best ways to start a conversation.<p>1) "I will first ask them to explain to me their work. People usually have a way they explain their job, or …

The Dirty Secret To Gorgeous Hair

For more and more women, skipping the suds (or cutting down big-time) is the trick to lustrous locks.<p>It happens all the time: You tell your co-worker her hair looks amazing and she proudly reveals that her bouncy blowout is days old and she hasn't washed her perfectly tousled hair in a week—and …

How To Order Wine at a Restaurant [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

Do you always feel confused and a bit intimidated when ordering wine at a restaurant? Well, in this week’s video Sommelier Gerald Morgan Jr. of …

Crafty Concealer Tricks To Try Now

Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.<p>Concealer is a product sent from the heavens — we don't think many women would disagree with that. The pimple that …

Beauty

The Top Styling Tips to Look Slimmer and Sexier

Whether your body is pear-, ruler-, hourglass-, or apple-shaped, we have the perfect clothing guide — inspired by our Fashion Week street style — to fit your body type.<p>Whether your body is pear-, ruler-, hourglass-, or apple-shaped, we have the perfect clothing guide — inspired by our Fashion Week …

Broadway Beauty: How To Look as Mesmerizing as Jasmine from Aladdin in 11 Easy Steps

Living life as a princess may be a fairytale for all of us non-royals, but looking like one can be a complete reality. Just ask Courtney Reed, the …

Don't Know What to Wear This Weekend? Rock a Matching Set Like Taylor Swift

If you're in need of some weekend outfit inspiration, Taylor Swift has you covered. The singer stepped out in New York City, showing off her toned …