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Cheap Alternatives To Pricy Skin-Care Buys — That Actually Work

Pretend for a moment that you don't know the names Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, or Kerry Washington. Imagine you ran into one of them on the …

Skin Care

How to Do a Squat Without Messing Up Your Knees

Squats might be the most important part of your workout and most people have never done one correctly.<p>Every time I attend a HIIT class, I let the instructor know ahead of time that I’m not going to be participating in any knee-intensive shenanigans—box jumps, for example. I’ve got old-lady knees, I …

New York City

The 6 Best Hyaluronic-Acid Serums to Ease Your Routine Into Fall

Easing into fall.<p>As any skin-care obsessive is well aware, summer and winter routines look very different from one another. During icy months, your …

Skin Care

5 Countries Where You Can Retire By the Beach for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Whether you’re five months or 15 years away from handing in that final two weeks notice, you’ve probably dreamt of the beachside digs where you’ll …

Costa Rica

I'm Not Kidding, Over 19,000 People Love This Topical Cream For Pain And Swelling

People with arthritis, tennis elbow, sprained ankles, and other bodily pain swear by this stuff.<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 are accurate and items in stock</i> …

Inflammation

Better Than Facetune: These 13 Blurring Primers Are Basically Filters IRL

There's an app for almost everything these days, though we play favorites for whichever will deliver piping hot Thai or Italian right to our door in …

Dry Skin

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

National Parks

Women are going crazy for 'miracle' lotion that claims to banish 'tuckshop arms' and firm 'wobbly bellies' in just 12 weeks

Summer is just around the corner, but for some this time of year can spark dread, especially if there are worries about exposing certain parts of the …

The Most Honest Book About Climate Change Yet

William T. Vollmann’s latest opus is brilliant, but it offers no comfort to its readers.<p>Authors like to flatter themselves by imagining for their work an “ideal reader,” a cherubic presence endowed with bottomless generosity, the sympathy of a parent, and the wisdom of, well, the authors …

Ideology

7 Destinations in Europe You Wouldn’t Think to Visit (but Really Should)

As one of the most accessible and beloved parts of the world, Europe is home to plenty bucket list–worthy places. History will draw you to ancient …

European Travel

Flour Is the Secret to a Stainless Steel Sink That Shines Like New

There's nothing more satisfying than looking at a freshly polished stainless steel sink. Of course, <i>keeping</i> it so bright and sparkly is a whole …

Cleaning

3 Easy Ways to Exercise Your Brain’s Creativity

I met Balder Onarheim earlier this summer during a trip to Copenhagen. We found some simpatico based on our mutual interests in helping organizations optimize creativity.<p><b>Balder, please explain your background and what the Copenhagen Institute of Neurocreativity is.</b><p>I'm actually trained as an officer …

Creativity

Drugstore Skincare Items That Have the Ridiculously Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid

I've always struggled with hormonal cystic acne and superoily skin, which usually left me with severe dry patches. I could never find a moisturizer that felt right on my face. What I didn't realize until doing a lot of research was that I needed <i>more</i> moisture. That's when I learned about hyaluronic …

9 Gross But Necessary Things To Do Before Bed To Get A Better Sleep

You probably already have a set nighttime routine that you follow in order to get ready for bed. And it may even include a few out-there habits that …

Sleep

10 Anti-Aging Foundations That Actually Make You Look 10 Years Younger

Thanks to a potent combo of endless news alerts/a busy work schedule/a constant sense of existential dread, 2018 has not been kind to my complexion. …

Skin Care

The One Supplement You Should Take Every Morning For Younger-Looking Skin, According To A Dermatologist

Everyone always says that what’s on the inside matters when it comes to beauty, and they were right! Beauty supplements are becoming increasingly …

Skin Care

12 Things You Should Never Do in Italy

Italy has rightfully earned its place among the must-visit destinations in Europe -- and the world. The pizza, pasta, and gelato here are legendary, …

Italy

This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair warning: Sometimes when we think about self-improvement, we …

Business Strategy

The to-do list method for people with crazy lives and short attention spans

Productivity science is generally unkind to standard to-do lists. We’re told that they feed the impulses of our faulty brains in all the wrong ways.<p>They call our attention to tasks that are easy to quantify and thus easy to “complete.” They can allow small chores to feel more pressing and important …

Brain cell discovery could help scientists understand consciousness

A team of scientists today unveiled the discovery of a new kind of brain neuron called the rosehip cell. What makes this find important? It may be unique to the human brain – and it’s found in the same area thought to be responsible for consciousness.<p>A team of international researchers consisting …

Consciousness

A Tiny Cabin Is Built in Three Weeks For Only $10.5K

A young Finnish designer bypasses building permits by creating an affordable tiny home under 100 square feet.<p>In Finland, houses with a floor area between 96 to 128 square feet do not require a building permit, so when local industrial designer Robin Falck decided to build his own cabin in the …

This Amazing App Transfers Music, Videos, and More to Your Phone Without iTunes

Our long nightmare is finally over.<p>If there’s one horrible thing about using an iPhone, it’s syncing it with iTunes. The world’s worst app™ has been …

Apple

I Threw Out All My Other Bras After Trying This Brand

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more articles like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>I can still remember when my mother told me that …

Clothing

This $28 vitamin C serum that was developed by MIT scientists makes my skin glow — and it's available for preorder after selling out 4 times

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Maelove<p>Generally speaking, most skincare is expensive. There are good options at low prices, but there are also one too many $300 night …

Skin Care

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

The 7 Best Dark Spot Correctors to Even Out Your Skin Tone

Dermatologists reveal how to get rid of dark spots on your face from acne scars, melasma, hyperpigmentation, and more.<p>1 Best Facial Sunscreen: Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Facial Moisturizer<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 Best Vitamin C Serum: SkinCeuticals C + AHA<p>Advertisement - …

Skin Care

An Off-Grid Goto House Wraps Around a Jewel-Like Courtyard

Punctured by a glass-enclosed courtyard, this hexagonal, donut-shaped house is filled with light and views from all six sides.<p>Having worked as an engineer at firms such as Apple and Microsoft, Ken Goto was already well versed in pushing the envelope of innovation when he tapped husband-and-wife duo …

Off-grid

6 Exercises to Help You Get Better at Pull-ups

Need a boost? These are the building blocks of one of the weight room's most challenging feats of strength.<p>Executing a flawless pull-up is one of life’s most difficult tasks, along with wearing denim on denim, achieving the ideal peanut-butter-to-jelly ratio, and going on a first date without …

Workouts

This Pro Trick Keeps Apples from Browning (Nope Not Lemons!) — Tips from The Kitchn

One of the biggest challenges of packing my kids' school lunches is seeing — and cleaning up — the food that comes back home. Not only is it a major …

The Best Olive Oils, According to People Who Consume a Lot of It

On the left is Nuñez de Prado, one of the best Spanish olive oils.<p>Stand in front of the olive-oil section at the grocery store and you’ll start …