Aditya Krisnawan

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Christina Aguilera Just Got a Shocking New Makeunder—And She’s Virtually Unrecognizable

The world has seen Christina Aguilera pull off a headline-generating makeover before—most notoriously when she decided to overhaul her image with more-is-more eyeliner and a less-is-more bikini top for her second, breakthrough album <i>Stripped</i> in 2002 —but her latest transformation is about to become …

Mezzo-Soprano

The giant garbage vortex in the Pacific Ocean is over twice the size of Texas — here's what it looks like

There's far too much plastic in the world's oceans, and the problem continues to build up.<p>Every little bit of plastic that gets tossed into the ocean or swept downstream out to sea either sinks or is picked up by currents. Much of it is eventually carried into one of five massive ocean regions, …

Why the Most Important Hour of Your Day Happened on Sunday

Purpose doesn't just fall into your lap. It's carefully cultivated through your intentions.<p>Monday morning, 8 a.m. You stroll into the office, coffee in hand. Maybe you make chit chat with a couple of early bird employees on your way to your desk, but you're in your chair minutes later, ready to …

Productivity

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life Starting Next Week

Practicing these habits can set you on a course toward business success, lasting friendships, and better health and well-being.<p>If personal development and self-improvement is your thing, you should really appreciate this list to kick off your week on a high note. First off though, I need to …

3 Daily Hacks Neuroscience Says Really Do Keep You (and Your Brain) Younger

Turns out they're fun, too.<p>A recent study at Mass General found that when it comes to brain health, some people are able to maintain their acuity far better than others. These "super-agers" are in their 60s and 70s, but can perform memory tests just as well as people in their 20s.<p>Another …

Back Pocket Pasta

<i>With so many incredible new cookbooks hitting the shelves each month, it can be hard to keep up—so we’re bringing back the goop Cookbook Club. We’ll</i> …

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be

Life is hard enough without these common mistakes.<p>You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler …

Happiness

The Secret to Finding Your Passion Is the Opposite of What You've Been Told

To discover your future, look to the past.<p>Like many Millennials, I was told I could become whatever I wanted to be when I grew up. Before the age of ten I cycled through dreams of acting, singing, and becoming a veterinary pharmacist (true story).<p>Trying to find my passion was a near-obsession that …

7 Tips for Attracting a Following on Social Media

Unless you're famous, attracting a pile of fans to your feed may be a challenge. Here's how regular people can do it.<p>If you use social media and click around on the profiles of random individuals, you'll notice that the vast majority of users do not have thousands of people following their …

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

Makeup 101.

The Stealth Lip Secret to Burberry’s No-Makeup Look

“It’s not about selfies!” exclaimed makeup artist Wendy Rowe backstage at Burberry, where 78 models wove between hair and makeup stations in Soho’s Makers House. For the cast of men and women including Lineisy Montero, Kiki Willems, and Amber Witcomb—no strangers to the selfie, it’s worth …

Nokia 3310 relaunch: Why we still love the phone that defined the Nokia era

The Nokia 3310 is back - or at least will be soon. The iconic handset is reportedly set to be reborn later this month when HMD, the Finnish company that has the rights to the Nokia brand, unveils a new version of the device.<p>Despite the wonders of today’s smartphones, with their 4G internet …

Mobile Technology

The 5 Things That Are Causing Employees To Burn Out

Here’s what you need to do to reduce burnout, which could cost you up to half your workforce.<p>When work culture demands 24/7 availability, it isn’t surprising that more employees are feeling burned out.<p>A January 2017 survey by Future Workplace and workforce management software company Kronos found …

31 New Beauty Products You Should Try, Like, ASAP

Want them, need them. NOW.

My life in makeup: the beauty products I'll never, ever throw away

From a foolproof lipliner to her grandad’s aftershave, these are the things that have seen our beauty editor through<p>• Scroll down for a guide to era-defining looks, decade by decade<p>In my loft there is a red plastic B&Q toolbox filled with makeup no longer fit for purpose, but that I’ll never, ever …

12 Things Successful People NEVER Reveal About Themselves At Work

You can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career.<p>Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like …

Emotional Intelligence

15 of the Most Popular Makeup Hacks on Pinterest

Make your beauty routine a bajillion times easier with these brilliant ideas.<p>Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under eye circles, and more.

New Features

Erborian–The Best Of Korean and French Skincare

<b>Stories From a Curator</b> is a column by Charlotte Cho, the curator and cofounder of Soko Glam. As a licensed esthetician and the author of The Little …

My Skincare Routine (Acne, Lasers, Dermaplane and More!)

I have been so excited about putting this post together! PaleOMG continues to grow with expanding from food, to fitness, to fashion and now I’m …

The 10 Best Lightweight Skin Care Products for Too-Hot Days

Every day, lately.<p>Just like layering clothing when the "real feel" temp hovers around the triple digits, slathering on several steps of skin care in the morning feels seasonably inappropriate. But you can't just go without. Luckily, there are skin care versions of your favorite nearly naked outfit. …

What's the Most Popular Skin-Care Brand in the World?

Can you guess the world's most popular skin-care brand? Go ahead, hit us <i>Jeopardy</i> style. OK, we'll tell you: Estée Lauder. And the most talked-about product from the most popular brand: theEstée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II.<p>Refinery29 teamed up with Social Context …

Android's Biggest Weakness Delivers Another Shock

Android is a fragmented platform. Although every Android handset feels compatible, the requirements of coding, certification and ongoing support places a burden on partners at every level of the ecosystem. One major company has decided to take a radical course of action to maintain quality.<p>The …

New sunscreen compound protects against UVA-induced skin aging, cancer

While ultraviolet A radiation in sunlight can cause significant harm to the skin, the majority of sunscreens on the market offer limited protection …

Ever wondered what 600 layers of *ALL makeup* looks like on 1 face?

People can't get enough of beauty's most bizarre trend right now: applying 100 layers of any product and seeing the finished look. It's the craziest …

Is Final Version Of iOS 9.3.3 Any Faster Than iOS 9.3.2? Find Out In This Speed Test

Here's a side-by-side speed comparison between final version of iOS 9.3.3 and iOS 9.3.2, tested on a host of devices from the iPhone 6s down to the …

The Most Important Steps to Bouncing Back from a Breakup

While managing a divorce or breakup, many women tell me that they drive themselves crazy with the realization that their former partner “seems fine” …

Grieving

Surprising number of popular sunscreens don't meet protection standards

Nearly half of the most popular sunscreen products sold in the United States fail to meet basic sun safety guidelines, new research shows.<p>The finding …