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Yes, A Flying Bed Does Exist

Travel in style and comfort with Etihad Airways.<p><i>The bedroom of The Residence</i><p>Ever wish you could bring the comforts of home on a plane ride? Well, Etihad Airways is now offering a house in the air (or something close to it) on its Airbus A380 fleet. "The Residence" is located on the upper deck cabin …

Designing a Small and Glamorous Guest Bathroom

Amy Meier explains how she decorated a compact guest bathroom in Coronado, California, with rich materials and textures.<p><b>Christine Pittel: What is that gorgeous striated stone on the walls?</b><p><b>Amy Meier:</b> It's not stone. It's wallpaper. This house is on Coronado Island, opposite San Diego, and the beach …

The science behind the perfect cookie

It doesn't have to be trial and error. Learn how to manipulate ingredients to make the perfect cookie time and time again<p>Whether you like them soft and chewy, thin and crisp, oozing with melted chocolate, or thick and cakey, the perfect cookie remains an elusive beast that many have yet to …

Have You Been Filling In Your Brows With the Wrong Color?

It's one of those beauty steps that usually gets glossed over as if it were so obvious we don't even need to explain, but "fill in your brows" leaves a lot of room for (mis)interpretation. Figuring out how to use wax, powder, and pencils is tricky enough, but even if you've mastered the technique, …

Resuscitate Your Winter Locks With Alterna Caviar Repair

To all my ladies out there who have been downplaying (or downright hiding) their previously lovely locks due to over-processing or any sort of …

Hair Care

Butter-Basted Halibut Steaks with Capers

4 Servings<p>Get the pan smoking hot so the halibut won’t stick. Let it get a good sear on the first side, which will also help it release.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 14–16-oz. bone-in halibut steaks (1”–1¼” thick)<p>Kosher salt and coarsely ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup (½ stick) …

Spices

Sloppy Tacos

6 Servings<p>The only thing better than Sloppy Joes for dinner is taco night. This hybrid is the best of both worlds.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime sour cream<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1 Tbsp. finely grated lime zest<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice<p>2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro<p>1 Tbsp. unseasoned rice vinegar<p>Kosher salt<p>…

Flavors

The cheapest time to book a flight? New app thinks it has found the secret

A new app promises to save travellers money by pinpointing the cheapest days of the year to take a flight.<p>Hopper, available in the App Store since yesterday, claims to analyse “billions” of prices before identifying the cheapest time to travel on thousands of routes. Hopper believes it can save …

What to Do at the Gym if You Want to Keep Weight Off

Besides show up.<p>If you've managed to drop a few pounds this January, you're not going to like this news: The less you weigh, the fewer calories your body needs and ends up burning to function. Unlucky for you, keeping weight off can be even harder than losing it in the first place.<p>To find out …

6 Strategies to Banish Ingrown Hair for Good

<b>Shave a few minutes into your shower:</b> Shaving can be stressful on the skin, damaging hair follicles and encouraging ingrown hairs. To minimize your odds of getting razor burn, Venus dermatologist Jody Levine, M.D., suggests saving shaving for the last thing you do in the shower. "These few minutes …

Skin Care

The Key to Kicking Any Fitness Challenge's Ass

Real talk: The first time I took a FlyBarre class, I wanted to walk out of the studio before the second song started. It was <i>that hard</i>. But while I'm not a believer in the idea of only going big or going home in your workouts, I do think that there's something to be said for giving a new type of …

Anti-Aging Skin Care Tips

5 Major Anti-Aging Mistakes Tons of Women Make<p>Wanna preserve that youthful glow? Don't commit any of these no-nos<p>Wrinkles are just part of the natural aging process, and there's nothing to be ashamed of when it comes to fine lines. But if you want to keep your youthful glow for longer, there are …

You May Soon Be Able to Fight Wrinkles by Taking a Pill

We know in this "there's a pill for that" culture, it's tempting to roll your eyes whenever the latest tablet promises to melt fat; grow thick, healthy hair; and perfect your skin. If only it were all that easy. But a new supplement based on hyaluronic acid, an ingredient that's already found …

Skin Care

the best beauty products for everyone stuck inside right now

snow day = beauty day.<p>Baby, it's cold outside! No, like, really cold.<p>If you're a resident of the Tri-state area (or anyone with basic cable, really), you're well aware that a real life Day After Tomorrow esque storm is upon us. The blizzard was projected to make history as one of the worst winter …

One Small Health Hack: Coconut-Oil Pulling

<i>Introducing new R18 health/fitness series, One Small Health Hack! In it, I’ll share one small tweak you can make to your existing nutrition or</i> …

This New Product Promises a Better Way to Get Full Lips

Duck lips have replaced fake boobs as everyone's favorite cosmetic-surgery joke (not to mention celebrity rumor), but that may end soon. Restylane Silk, a new, softer form of Restylane, the hyaluronic-acid wrinkle filler approved by the FDA in 2011 (and again in 2012, when lidocaine was added for …

Forgiveness In A Bottle

I’m not a person who has regrets. I’m just a person who spends most of their waking consciousness paralyzed with uncertainty, which is different.<p>I …

Skin Care

Spice Up Your Bath

In the uphill quest for winter warmth, even the most ardent shower-loyalists will consider getting into a bath. It’s the siren song of full-body …

Manuka honey benefits: What you need to know about this wonder food

It is the ultimate superfood, so here are all the Manuka honey benefits for tip-top health and beauty<p>Manuka honey benefits for health and beauty have …

Alternative Medicine

Coconut Oil Uses for the Home

Coconut oil is increasingly a go-to ingredient for cooking and body care, but this versatile substance can work wonders in a number of different …

Coconut

Model Ruth Crilly's Tips On How To Have Healthy Skin And Hair

Life<p>by Victoria Grier | 28 01 2015<p>Ruth Crilly<p>SORTEDfood is a cooking blog with more online hits than Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay and has over 1 …

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

Cooking

10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Have A Healthier Gut

Life<p>by Daniela Morosini | 27 01 2015<p>Instagram<p>10 Hot Healthy Ways To...Have A Healthier Gut<p>With more people reporting that they suffer from digestive …

Makeup For The Brown-Eyed Girls

Alice Lane’s one of those people who hardly needs an introduction, because when you meet her, you feel as if you’ve known her for years. She’s got …

Makeup

Clarisonic Meets Body

Have you ever looked at Rihanna’s skin and thought—how does her body look as good as her face? Like most of the time on regular people you can tell …

Skin Care

Workout: Karen Lord's Legs For Butt

She's back! Assuming your arms still work after last week's Arms for Abs series, here is Part II of Karen Lord's killer good home Pilates routine …

Exercise

Eat Pretty: Salad-To-Go

When I’m traveling, it’s hard to leave my veggie noodle bowls behind—so instead I wrap them all up in collard greens. In this version, I create a …

The DIY Sugar Scrubs

The best thing about Mondays is <i>Last Week Tonight with John Oliver</i>. (OK—it actually airs on Sunday but I don’t have HBO so I wait to watch it by less …

Davines Saved My Hair From Myself

This story is about my undying love for Davines, the brand that has inspired everyone from my barista to my colleagues to ask me about my shiny, …

Hair Care