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Don't Let Summer End Without Trying Estée Lauder's Newest Foundation

I was never able to identify the one beauty product I couldn't live without until I used Estée Lauder Double Wear. I was introduced to the foundation in college and I've been hooked ever since for a few good reasons.<p>For starters, Double Wear provides practically full coverage that perfectly …

10 Value-Adding Home Interior Tips

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or are simply ready for a change and looking long-term, there are certain renovations you can make to your …

I'll Never Make a Salad the Same Way Again

Chef Ignacio Mattos taught Bon Appétit editor Adam Rapoport how to make a salad. Finally.<p>Before you cook like a pro, you’ve got to think like one.<p>I realized this a few weeks ago when I visited Ignacio Mattos in his kitchen at Café Altro Paradiso on Manhattan’s west side. Mattos is a subtle, …

Light Bulbs

5 easy home upgrades that will make your house sell faster — and get you a higher sale price

If you're trying to sell your house this summer, here's some good news: It's finally a seller's market, thanks to an improving economy that has …

A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

Real Estate

13 Kate Spade New York-Inspired Decor Ideas for Your Living Room

When it comes to interior decor, Kate Spade New York pretty much takes the cake. The company’s home line always boasts bright colors, eye-catching patterns, and funky silhouettes that scream summer fun. So why not channel all the sweet and sassy vibes of KSNY style in a little seasonal revamp for …

Decorations

New research on the biology behind over-thinking shows how it makes us less creative

According to new research, one reason for experiencing this is biological.<p>Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Goldsmiths University of London have discovered that using a targeted electric current to suppress a particular region of the brain can help break us out of these states of …

How to give your home an energetic makeover

You know those places that just make you want to <i>linger</i>? The nook in your local coffee shop where you somehow always end up having deep, heartfelt, …

How to Dominate Dark Colors Like a Londoner

Londoners aren't the <i>only</i> people in the world who often use dark, dramatic colors in their home, but they are world-class masters at it. Shadowy …

This desolate English path has killed more than 100 people

The Broomway is known as the most perilous path in Britain – and is a favourite walk of writer Robert Macfarlane, who describes it in this adaptation from his book The Old Ways.<p>If you consult a large-scale map of the Essex coastline between the River Crouch and the River Thames, you will see a …

Nature

The 4 best backyard pool hacks to keep you cool this summer

Better than sprinklers<p>It’s officially summer, and as temperatures rise, millions of people will be wishing they could afford the ultimate hot-weather luxury: a swimming pool.<p>But whether you live in a city apartment or a suburban 3-bedroom, a private pool is probably not in the cards. Most …

Swimming Pools

Mapped: The optimal walking tour of NYC

RANDY OLSON is at it again. He has previously designed the ultimate US road trip, the best cross-Canada journey, and, the optimal road trip to see …

Castor Oil Could Be the Secret to Thicker Brows and Longer Lashes

Oils have been an essential in many women's beauty regimens for years, but one that is often overlooked is castor oil. Castor oil is a vegetable oil from the plant ricinus communis and has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a wonder treatment for any beauty …

Hair Care

Your guide to the wine and food of Italy [INFOGRAPHIC]

No matter where you go in Italy, you know you’ll always eat delicious food and drink amazing wine. A sought after destination for foodies everywhere, …

Art History: The Iconic Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright

With a career spanning over 70 years, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright changed the course of American architecture. Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Wright spent his formative years in the Midwest, and was in Chicago, where he was hired as a draftsman at an architectural firm, that his career would …

These are the skincare ingredients you should never mix

Active ingredients in skincare abound these days — if you want to diminish fine lines, use a product with vitamin C; salicylic acid combats acne; …

How to Do Floating Eyeliner Makeup

It’s easier than it sounds.<p>Some call it floating liner. Others refer to it as invisible liner. Either way, it's incredibly mesmerizing. You might have noticed your favorite beauty bloggers and makeup artists on Instagram trying out the latest liner trend. We sure have. More than once, we stopped …

Makeup

How to Dry Brush—and Why It’s So Potent

Stacked amongst the clear glass jars of homeopathic remedies, immune-supporting supplements, rose creams, and carrot cleansers on the sparkling …

What hotels don’t want you to know (and how to get around it)

After giving up my career in luxury hospitality to glamtrek around the world, I figured it was about time to give up some dirty secrets about what …

6 Anti-Aging Foundations That Erase Years Instantly

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Your skin has totally different needs in your 30s and 40s than it does in your 20s, and buying makeup that …

Dermatologist-Approved Anti-Aging Tips To Try For Better Skin

Even the most well-informed and highly skeptical skin-care users (i.e., dermatologists) are buying into these buzzy treatments. Here, we’ve rounded …

The One Supplement You Need to Prevent Fine Lines, According to a Dermatologist

Wrinkles are our biggest foe as we hit our mid-20s. Fine lines form where smooth, crease-free skin once existed. These new skin residents ignite a …

Skin Care

21 Best Beaches in the World

Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents covered in …

Lake Michigan

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Slimming Down Without Hitting the Gym

<b>For more easy-to-follow tips, read about how I completely changed my body in just three months.</b>

Fitness

13 Under-Eye Creams That Actually Work

While logging a full night’s sleep seems like a reasonable fix to dark under-eye circles, for most of us, those bluish rings fail to budge. …

5 top tips for designing your bathroom in 2017

<b>When designing a new bathroom there are many aspects to take into account. Colour, shape, surfaces, materials...the list goes on.</b><p>Here, Gemma …

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Home Improvement

10 Ways to Display Artwork Without Framing

(Image credit: Deko)<p>I adore custom framing but it can be quite expensive, which got me thinking about some alternatives. After all, necessity is the …

Traversing Croatia’s exquisite Adriatic coast

Go beyond Dubrovnik to find former pirate settlements, marble-rich lands, a wine region worth hiking and secret swimming holes worth exploring.