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The Best Things to Do in California

Save Place<p>2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA<p>Located on 100 acres in Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo is one of the top zoos in the country. With a …

San Francisco

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Entertainment

9 Cult French Pharmacy Products Available on Amazon

It was my mother, who lived in France as a twenty-something, who first introduced me to French pharmacy skin care. When I started my own skin-care …

Skin Care

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Books

The Ultimate Guide to Maui

Visit Hawaii’s second largest island for the best of every watersport under the sun. (Many argue Maui is home to the world’s most beautiful beaches.) …

Maui

15 Must-Have Skin Care Products for When Your Face Is Feeling "Meh"

If a selfie is worth a thousand words, we can all agree that ‘meh’ should not be one of them. Living life to its ultimate potential has the unfortunate casualty of wreaking havoc...<p>, $7.59<p>, $34<p>, $20<p>, $34<p>, $9<p>, $47<p>, $16<p>, $20<p>, $48<p>, $13<p>, $25<p>, $80<p>, $29<p>, $27<p>, $58

The 10 Best Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

10. <b>Otium</b><br>It's still the early days for former French Laundry chef Timothy Hollingsworth's grand-statement restaurant adjacent to the Broad Museum. But …

Los Angeles

5 Unique Bottomless Brunch Drinks

Brunch

5 Great Places in L.A. for Dinner and a Show

<b>5. Sterling's Upstairs at</b> <b>The Federal Bar</b><br>The Federal's classic American menu includes some twists on the usual staples such as the crispy chicken …

Brush It Up: 12 Brushes You Should Own and How to Use Them

Next to choosing the right colors for your skin tone, the tools used for application are the most important part of having a polished and flawless look. My advice to all my clients has always been to invest in great quality makeup brushes. I still use brushes that I purchased 15 years ago and …

Chinese owners set to break ground on sprawling L.A. complex

New Chinese owners are set to break ground on a sprawling hotel and residential complex that's expected to alter L.A.'s skyline and cement a growing Asian footprint in downtown Los Angeles.<p>Moving at a pace rare in Southern California development, owner Greenland Group of Shanghai vowed Friday to …

Skyscrapers

Perfect Skincare Straight from Your Pantry! 25 Homemade Skincare Hacks

Ah, winter. For our skin, it can only mean one thing: chaos. Yep, it’s that time of year when the weather wreaks havoc on our skin… dryness, irritation, breakouts. If ever our skin needs a little extra lovin’, it’s now! Today we’re helping you step up your skincare game with basic, nutrient-rich …

The 10 Best Beauty Products To Buy At Trader Joe's

My love affair with Trader Joe's started with a 16-ounce jar of coconut oil. I had spent weeks searching for this hair, skin and stir fry goodness before spotting it on the shelves at the homely grocery store. This $6 find convinced me to check out the actual beauty products at my neighborhood …

The Best Chicken Wings In Los Angeles

<i>As we ramp up for the biggest game day of the year, one can't help but contemplate where to order our single most prized Super Bowl staple, the hot</i> …

13 Men's Grooming Products That Women Should Use Too

Have you slept over at your boyfriend’s house, woken up the next morning and realized that you don’t have any of your own beauty products? We've all been there. So what if we told you to look no further than his grooming arsenal for your morning routine? Yes, you'll probably still have to do the …

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a ten-mile …

11 Awesome (And Natural!) Beauty Products You Can Find At Whole Foods

By now, we've all discovered the beauty treasure trove that is the drugstore. But what about Whole Foods? While you're perusing the local produce and sifting through packages of quinoa, we suggest you mosey on up to the grocery store's beauty and wellness department, where you'll find all sorts of …

How to get the most out of Apple’s Siri on your iPhone or iPad

For a feature that has so many uses across all of iOS, it is amazing how many people have never used Siri before. A survey taken in the second half …

The Best YouTube Workouts to Make You Sweat

Photo: YouTube<p>There's a stigma against YouTube workouts. I get it. I too used to be a little wary of them—but then I grew up and got busy and moved somewhere cold. And since then I've learned to love a YouTube routine, especially on days when I'm realistically not going to do anything at all. See: …

Lauren Conrad's Guide To Shaping Up In 7 Days Flat

Photographed by Bek Andersen.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our</i> …

How a Hollywood Guru Helped Me Stop Being So Damn Indecisive

Trapped in a lifelong cycle of what-ifs, Amanda FitzSimons finally finds some answers—and an exit from the cul-de-sac of indecision<p>"Have you ever considered taking an SSRI?"<p>On the long, long list of things you never want a supervisor to call you into a conference room to suggest—maybe, okay, please …

30 Facial Moisturizers for Every Budget

Our favorite high-tech hydrators at every price point.<p>These face moisturizers go way beyond just, well, moisturizing. Here, our top picks for the formulas that fend off UV rays, shrink pores, boost radiance, and dissolve dark spots.

Skin Care

Finally! Our Fave Discontinued Luminizer Is BACK

If you're a frequent drugstore shopper, you'll remember Revlon Skinlights from the early to mid-2000s. The line of luminizers added a subtle and …

50 Best iPhone Apps, 2013 Edition

Greetings, online friends. Here’s the 2013 edition of our best iPhone apps list. You’ll find apps with staying power that have made previous years’ …

3 DIY Holiday Party Updos

Holiday parties can be a bit of a hassle. By the time you've found the perfect dress, been plucked/painted/waxed/threaded to perfection, mastered a …

Cleanse Your Closet

Julie Morgenstern, the guru of putting lives in order, reveals her tips and tricks for getting your closet — and therefore your life — in order.<p>UNLEASH THE REAL YOU<p>If you're craving change, start with your closet. It holds the clues to your inner self — to all your selves. Who you are right now. …

Minimalism

13 Designer Backpacks That Are Worth the Splurge

Is the last backpack you owned that Jansport from college? Well, it's time to make the upgrade with a grown-up carryall. Try celebrities' latest obsession with Louis Vuitton's monogrammed mini, find minimalist perfection achieved by The Row, or cop a Chanel tweed bag no one else will have. Here, 13 …

fashion

The 4 Knives Every Home Cook Must Own

<i>-- Kelly Senyei, Epicurious</i><p><b>Get sharp about kitchen knives: Chef-instructor Brendan McDermott of New York's Institute of Culinary Education recommends chef's, paring, serrated, and boning knives and how to use and sharpen them -- knife-skills videos included</b><p>From slicing a pork loin to dicing a …

Sex Toys For Not-So-Silent Nights

<i>This was originally published on December 8, 2013.</i><p>Maybe you're looking to get the ultimate gift for your partner this year. Or, maybe you're just …

29 Clever Gifts For People Who Love To Drink

So, like, gifts for everyone!