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Experts Say This Acid Is Like a Magic Eraser for Blackheads

Oh, blackheads. Let us count the ways we hate you. You pester our skin with tiny black pinprick blemishes that are equal parts stubborn and …

Skin Care

The One Sunscreen You Should Stop Using, According To Dermatologists

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and we thought we’d start it off by talking about the most important skincare product out there: Sunscreen. …

Skin Care

15 "Non-Foundations" For No-Makeup Makeup

Ever since our phones stopped auto-deleting the extra "makeup" from "no-makeup makeup," many of us accepted the phrase as not only a much-discussed …

Makeup

These Are the Best Luxury Sheets for Turning Your Bed Into a Sanctuary

There's nothing like crawling into a hotel bed with freshly fluffed pillows, a cloud-like duvet, and (here's the best part) luxury sheets that strike …

Home Decorating

13 Need-to-Know Serums If You Love SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic

Fact: SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic ($166) might be <i>the</i> most cult-loved skincare staple of all time. Here at Byrdie alone, we've uttered and praised its …

Skin Care

Benzodiazepines: America's 'other prescription drug problem'

Drew was in his early 30s. His medical history included alcohol abuse, but he had been sober for several months when he became my patient.<p>His …

Medicine

An Easy Technique to Pack 5 Salads Tonight That Will Stay Fresh All Week

Eating a big salad at least once a day is a great way to maintain healthy habits. Don't have time to cut up a salad every single night? Here's a way to make all the salads you need for your workweek at once. Follow these simple salad-making rules, and your meal will taste just as fresh on Friday as …

Healthy Eating

The Ultimate Guide to Perfectly Applying Your Skincare

Here's a scary thought: That expensive serum you splurge on every few months might not be working as well as it should simply because you're not …

15 Innovative Pedestrian Bridges (And Their Construction Details)

There has been increasing awareness in recent years of the importance of infrastructure for pedestrians. These additions to the urban environment …

Bridges

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

How to Reinstall Windows 10 Without All the Bloatware

Windows 10, for the first time ever, has an easy option to revert your PC to its factory default settings, minus the bloatware. The “Fresh Start” …

Pinecone-shaped pavilion can be used for outdoor classes and campfires

Czech designers Atelier SAD and Mmcité1 collaborated on the design of this mobile gazebo, which is covered in plywood scales that lend it the …

Common Vitamin Has Been Linked to a Higher Risk of Acne

Well, that's unfortunate.<p>Vitamin B12 - found in many meat and dairy products and taken as a supplement for better brain function and to stave off …

Teen Claims Acne Medication Doxycycline Left Her "Nearly Blind"

After becoming almost completely blind due to what she says was a side effect of her acne medication, this teenager from Indiana is sharing a message of acne positivity.<p>Clear skin has been put up on a pedestal, well, forever. But it's a beauty standard that can have serious mental health effects. …

The new social networks you should join instead of Facebook, according to a Y Combinator partner

The past two weeks have been rough for Facebook. Some are deleting their accounts in protest of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, while others are decrying the death of social media, likening its effect on us to sugar or smoking.<p>But online socializing isn’t inherently bad for us, and just because …

I Reviewed Four Facial Rollers In A Week And It Made Me Reevaluate The Whole Cosmetic Industry

1. Pixi, Glow Tonic, £10<p>This chemical exfoliator uses Glycol acid to brighten and smooth the skin while calling on aloe vera to nourish at the same …

How To: Make an Anonymous Facebook Profile to Keep Your Personal Data Private

Between the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the revelation that Facebook logs your phone and text history on Android, many are considering joining …

How to make the most out of secure messaging app Signal

It doesn’t matter whether you are an activist in a police state, a tech-savvy young individual who cares about their privacy, a professional with business secrets of value, or a soon-to-be mother who cares to keep her data private from advertising companies. Privacy breaches and shady uses of our …

Why You Should Leave a Cup of Rice in Your Closet

Rice is a staple on dinner tables around the globe, but has many other great uses that go beyond the kitchen. Most of us have used it to save our …

Laundry Rooms

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Windows 10

Facebook's new privacy tools let you scrub your data, for real

Still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook will let you delete anything from your profile or timeline and end Facebook's use of that data.<p>If you didn't care about Facebook privacy two weeks ago, you probably do now.<p>The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after …

Social Media

Setting up an iPad for coding is my greatest feat as a computer user

A few months ago, I detailed my process for setting up a Pixelbook to code on. It wasn’t easy or simple or straightforward, but it worked in the end: I had all the power and flexibility of Linux, access to my favorite code editor (VS Code), and, of course, the slick web browsing experience that …

Web Development

How to apply your skincare properly to ensure you get the most from your cream

Applying your skincare may seem like a no-brainer - but there is actually a method to the madness of skincare steps. But have you ever stopped to think that how you apply these products is just as important as the products themselves? There is, actually, a right way to apply your products to ensure …

The beauty water recipes you need to know for better skin

We all know that drinking more water will boost our health and skin but if you find the idea of knocking back two litres of water a day a complete …

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic …

3 Ways You're Applying Eye Cream All Wrong

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>Slathering, tapping, massaging—does it really matter how you …

Photoshop Tutorial: Blending Multiple Exposures for Car Photography

It’s official! Moe Zainal is ISO 1200’s first official collaborator. Welcome aboard!<p><b>Who is Moe Zainal?</b><p>Moe is an awesome Automotive & Car Photographer …

iOS might have a backdoor that can be used to hack into any iPhone, even the iPhone X

Apple has been advertising its focus on user data security and privacy for years now. Encryption ensures data security as long as you protect your …

Home remedies to get rid of yellow teeth

It is natural for a person's teeth to become less white as they age. Many people turn to home remedies to try to get rid of yellow teeth. But which …

Dentistry