Amira Shawa

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The 16 Best Mascaras You Won't Waste Your Money On

They'll also leave you with amazing-looking lashes, so... win-win, anyone?<p>Finding the right mascara can be daunting. <i>Will it clump? Will it flake? Will it smear midday? Will it transfer onto my eyelids?</i> Thankfully, we've tried a shit ton of options, so you don't have to shell out your hard-earned …

Makeup

Top 15 Mediterranean Recipes of 2017

Here we are at the end of another great year, and I get to write one of my very favorite posts featuring top Mediterranean recipes of 2017!<p>It’s …

Cooking

One Easy Trick That’ll Make Your Chicken, Turkey and Pork Extra Juicy

Nothing’s worse than a dry piece of meat. Brining, or submerging in a saltwater bath, allows any lean type of poutry or pork (like a whole chicken or …

I Was Bloated For an Entire Year Until I Started Doing These 4 Daily Things

What started out as what I thought was a tummy bug last year turned into months and months of extreme belly bloat, pain, and embarrassment. Multiple doctor's visits and test after test came up completely blank. No one knew what was wrong. They thought it might be IBS, but they didn't know how to …

5 easy chicken meals you can prep for the week that will save you time and money

Making more of your own food can save you big in the long run. It helped one millennial pay off more than $70,000 in loans and become a millionaire …

Chicken Breast

Amazon's Best-Selling Face Mask Is Just $12 (And 6000 Reviewers Love It)

Anyone who's attempted to navigate a Sephora understands how overwhelming buying beauty products can be. Between finding the right product for your …

Get Gorgeous Shoulders With These 14 Essential Exercises

Booty gains have their place in our workout program, but let's not forget about the importance of your upper body! Not only will you feel stronger …

These Easy Cheesecake Cookies Will Win the Cookie Swap

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Dessert

18 Easy Cookie Recipes You'll Make on Repeat

Most of them only require one bowl!<p>Sometimes you just need a cookie—but not the kind that you have to spend all day baking. These 18 easy cookie recipes can be thrown together for that birthday or holiday party you forgot about, or as a reward after a long week. No occasion necessary—they're just …

Dessert

The $8 Lipstick That Lasts Through Absolutely Everything

I justify my caffeine addiction with the fact that it gives me an opportunity to test out long-lasting lipsticks. Most barely last through my first …

36 Holy Grail Beauty Products You'll Probably Keep Buying Forever

<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 as of time of publication.</i><p><i>The submissions used in this post have been edited for length and</i> …

Instant Pot Crack Chicken Recipe

I love finding new recipes that call for chicken breasts. I buy them in bulk at the beginning of every week for my family. My husband makes shredded …

Cooking

Our Go-To Foundation For Oily & Blemish Prone Skin Is Now Even Cheaper

Lightweight and breathable, Clinique's Anti Blemish Solutions Liquid Makeup foundation is ideal if your skin can't seem to makeup its mind about what …

How to Clean the Grossest Kitchen Spots

Got grimy stove grates, a gunky faucet, a filmy sink? Here’s how to tackle the most cursed nooks and surfaces. Grab a toothbrush.<p>Sink Drain<p>Sudsy …

These Knit Skirts Are Like Sweaters for Your Legs

If you're not swaddled in layers of cozy clothing from November till March, sorry to tell you, folks, but you're doing winter wrong. And sure, we're talking sweaters, but ideally other pieces too: cool woolly socks that peek out over your boots, plush teddy coats, and knit skirts that have all the …

The 29 Lipsticks We Want To Wear All Fall & Winter

Summer felt a bit like the season of nude lip, don't you think? With Lip Kits reigning over our Instagram explore pages, we got very used to seeing a …

This Lip Balm Cured My Chapped Lips for Good

I've suffered from cracked lips for as long as I can remember. Not just dry cracked lips, but lips that crack so bad that my lip splits and bleeds. …

Best Foods for Pregnancy

Even if you're already packing an alphabet's worth of vitamins and minerals into your daily meals, you might still worry that you're not taking in …

Nutrition

36 Dump-And-Cook Crockpot Recipes You Need To Try

Make chicken tetrazzini the easy way with this breezy recipe. The only thing you have to do when you get home at the end of the day is add cream …

Four recipes for classic quick pasta sauces

Basil pesto<p>Don’t skimp on the nuts and cheese here. To use as a pasta sauce, spoon the pesto into a large bowl and add just-cooked, drained pasta.<i><br>Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, (Canongate)</i><p><b>Makes about 400g</b><br>175ml extra virgin olive oil<br>About 2 big bunches fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped<br>1-2 …

Spices

This Pound Cake Destroys My Self-Control

By Elaheh Nozari<p>Seriously: Leave me alone with this pound cake and things are going to get real ugly.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the pound cake recipe that commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't</i> …

Dessert

30 Cozy, Homemade Soup Recipes You Can Make In 30 Minutes

Don't even think about reaching for the canned stuff.

Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 Healthy Recipes to Eat When You’ve Gone Overboard on Sweets

There’s nothing like a sugar hangover to slow you down... big time. Whether you rounded up the Reese's or savored the Skittles, the …

Healthy Eating

Weight Loss Muffin Recipe | Women's Health

Rachel Graham, whose Instagram account @losinggravity boasts 200,000+ followers, lost 90 pounds by cooking nutritious, satiating recipes she found online. She bakes these hearty muffins in double batches when the mood strikes, then keeps half in the freezer for when she's feeling less …

This Is the Best Way to Cook Chicken Breasts, According to a MasterChef Champ

As a frugal 20-something living on my own in the Big Apple, I'm practically the poster child for "ballin' on a budget" — especially when it comes to grocery shopping. While picking out my weekly staples, I usually just grab whichever meats are most affordable for the sake of giving my wallet a …

Cooking

A Great Baking Trick

The secret to making no-hassle desserts that can feed a crowd is in your cupboard…Sheet pan cooking has taken the food world by storm for good …

Dessert

Madeleine Cookies

Are they cookies or are they cakes? Madeleines or Madeleine Cookies are like little cakes but in a cookie shape. They are baked in their own special …

10 Tips For Getting Started With Mindfulness In The Classroom

10 Tips For Getting Started With Mindfulness In The Classroom by Kelly April Tyrrell and TeachThought Staff ed note: this post has been updated from …

Mindfulness

11 Risotto Recipes That Are Easier Than You Think

Risotto is a fine dining staple that, for too long, has been confined to restaurants. The creamy, comforting dish is often thought to be inaccessibly difficult for home cooks. But the truth is that, with the right technique, risotto is easy enough for any cook to make on a weeknight. It comes …