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11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Gardening

The latest trend from Korea - face 'jelly' - is surprisingly brilliant for mature skin

Over the past few years Korea has become our go-to source for innovative skincare and advances in the beauty industry. K-beauty (short for Korean-beauty) is always ahead of the curve when it comes to new formulas and textures of skincare. Whilst oils, creams, lotions and acids have all had their …

Skin Care

How to Apply Eyeliner

It seems easy: To apply eyeliner, you draw a line. Can you draw a line? Sure. Can you draw a line <i>reaally</i> close, without blinking, wobbling your hard, …

Makeup

12 Podcasts That Should Be Turned into TV Shows (Photos)

Which ones can translate the best into a visual medium? We broke down some of our favorites<p>Which ones can translate the best into a visual medium? We …

TV shows

6 New Miracle Products That Get Rid of Chapped Lips for Good

Cozy knits and soft cashmere wraps are just around the corner—yet for all of fall’s charms, the arrival of dry, cracked lips cannot be counted among them. If last season’s mainstay petroleum-based balms and stick formulas didn’t quite cut it, there’s no better time to stock up on brand-new formulas …

Skin Care

These 75 Low-Carb Recipes Will (Almost) Make You Forget Bread and Pasta Even Exist

Whether you're avoiding bread and grains to prevent belly bloat or you're going full-on keto to lose weight, cutting carbs will be so easy with these recipes. For 20 grams or less, you can feast on tofu scramble, cauliflower-crust pizza, and cookie dough fudge . . . and you won't miss carbs one bit.

Healthy Eating

Clé de Peau's New Concealer Has Arrived and My Dark Circles Are Here For It

When a subject line like "The Heir to Clé de Peau's Concealer Throne" graces the top of your inbox, as a beauty editor, you click on it with Edward …

Makeup

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

Understanding your pet's real age can be vital to keeping them healthy.<p>“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ …

Pets

When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life

Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the …

Internet

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

9 Skin-Plumping Products a Plastic Surgeon Recommends (Starting at $9)

Most of us, usually without even thinking, exercise throughout the day—it's just not in the way you think. We push our lips up with a pucker, tighten …

Doctors Tell My Mom She Has the Body of Someone Half Her Age—This Is Her Secret

My 70-year-old parents are my superheroes. And while I used to think of their age as something to be feared—something scary that could only represent …

Weight Loss

These Lip-Plumping Glosses Are Like Fillers Without the Commitment

I've always wanted a plump bee-stung pout à la Angelina Jolie, but alas, I have very thin lips. They don't bother me too much until I go to wear …

Makeup

7-Year-Old Boy Rescues 1,000 Dogs From Kill Shelters

Roman McConn may only be 7 years old, but he’s a pretty big deal in the dog world, rescuing more than 1,000 canines from kill shelters. The idea …

Pets

My 70-Year-Old Mom Has Ridiculously Glowing Skin—Here's the $4 Culprit

First, I feel like I should start this story with a disclaimer—something like, "No Facetune or filters were used in the making of this article." …

Tubi TV is an app that lets you watch shows and movies for free, with no catch

If the word “Tubi” isn’t part of your streaming, entertainment-loving lexicon yet, it should be. In the same way that you’ve grown to revere words …

The Bizarre Drugstore Moisturizer Celebrities Swear By To Look 10 Years Younger

If you think that all celebrities are too good for drugstore beauty products, you’ll be happily surprised to hear that is not always the case. Plenty …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

It's Official: This Is the Top-Selling Drugstore Foundation, and Here's Why

Shopping for the perfect foundation already feels pretty impossible. But one of the toughest things about shopping for drugstore foundations, in …

Inside Palmer Luckey’s Bid to Build a Border Wall

We’re standing on the edge of a cliff on a remote Texas ranch, a long patch of rocky desert stretching out below to the verdant banks of the Rio …

10 Things to Do in Sedona, From the Mystic to the Magnificent

Although Sedona is a good two-and-a-half hour drive from Phoenix, tourists and locals alike have been making the trip to the red rock mecca for …

How to spot a covert narcissist

Narcissists can be difficult to spot, especially if they are older and more sophisticated. Over time, they learn how to optimally manipulate their …

23 Products You Can Get At Target That People Actually Swear By

Face washes, bandeau bikini tops, stemless wine glasses, cotton sheets, and more products that Target shoppers absolutely love.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices</i> …

What We Got Wrong About Intermittent Fasting — Plus 6 Tips to Do It Right

Let’s get the facts right for our own health, but also because we need them in order to eat healthy.<p>The intermittent fasting craze came in like a …

The Only 17 Products That Actually Fix Hair Breakage, Damage, and Split Ends

Remember that one episode of <i>Sex and the City</i> when Charlotte was concerned that her hair looked <i>too</i> shiny? I've never had that concern in my life. …

Here's How to Pick a Perfect Melon Every Time

There's no feeling quite as good as cracking open a perfect melon. There's also no feeling quite as bad as cracking open a bad melon. One is like …

Gardening

Every Time I Wear This Mascara, People Think I'm Wearing Falsies

Sometimes story ideas come about completely unexpectedly. Like, for instance, when you wiggle on a new-to-you mascara right before heading to the gym …

Meet Buff Cat, the super swole kitty winning the internet’s heart

Ladies and gentleman, meet the super muscular cat the internet can’t get enough of, known simply as Buff Cat.<p>everyday i think about this buff cat i …

Harvey Weinstein indicted by New York grand jury on rape charges

#MeToo Reckoning<p>Harvey Weinstein was indicted Wednesday by a Manhattan grand jury on charges of rape and a criminal sexual act in connection with allegations by two women — an outcome his own attorney said was "inevitable."<p>"This indictment brings the defendant another step closer to accountability …

Harvey Weinstein

13 etiquette rules you probably never realized you're breaking

You write thank you notes, keep your elbows off the table and would never think of eating until everyone at your table had been served. Your etiquette would make Miss Manners proud, right? Not so quick. As it turns out, there are several lesser-known etiquette rules you may be unknowingly breaking. …