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17 cult-favorite French pharmacy skin care products you can buy online

<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>Embryolisse Instagram<p>When I lived in Paris, visitors only ever asked for two things: to see the Eiffel Tower, and to stop by a French …

Skin Care

The 9 most cringe-worthy moments in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ history

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO Sunday after more than six years off the air. A lot has changed in the world since we left Larry (and Leon) in Paris, but it’s a pretty safe bet that the new season of “Curb” will have plenty of awkwardness. In preparation, we put together a list of the …

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it works

It isn't.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout gets your heart pumping and helps build muscle.<p>The app is a great introduction to a trendy type of fitness routine called interval training, and it's ideal for weekends or days when I can't make …

Exercise

Zebra companies offer an alternative to the unicorn fantasy

A year ago we wrote “Sex & Startups.” The premise was this: The current technology and venture capital structure is broken. It rewards quantity over quality, consumption over creation, quick exits over sustainable growth, and shareholder profit over shared prosperity. It chases after “unicorn” …

Here's the YouTube CEO's favorite job-interview question to ask

At a talk hosted by The New York Times on Tuesday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shared her favorite interview question. She said she would usually ask about a specific product YouTube had released, or a neutral product — something she knows the interviewee uses — and then ask the person, "How do you …

O-M-Ghee! Why Clarified Butter Is Good for You—Plus 3 Chefs’ Recipes

Could butter—that icon of dietary naughtiness—actually be good for you? As it turns out, yes. One type in particular boasts a slew of surprise benefits: ghee, the clarified, concentrated form of the ingredient—an ancient staple of Indian cooking in which water and milk proteins are removed from …

Food

Term Sheet -- Thursday, March 2

BIG FOOD + SNAP<p><i>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.</i> <i>Today’s guest column is a doubleheader: In part one, Fortune writer John Kell looks into why Big Food</i> …

Think You Know All The Different Bra Types? Here Are 25.

For every boob, there's a brassiere.<p>You may think that bra types are confined to several genres ― pushups, bralettes, strapless and sports bras ― but there is more to the brassiere than meets the eye.<p>In a video published this week, YouTuber Davison Video makes boob support easier to understand by …

An Inside Look at the Ups and Downs of Walmart’s Journey

For years, Walmart seemed to understand exactly what its customers wanted. It developed complicated consumer analytics and used that data, along with relentless pressure on suppliers, to become a retail powerhouse that sold practically everything at the lowest possible prices.<p>Then along came the …

The vitamin that will change your skin

Vitamin C is one of the most researched and applauded anti-ageing ingredients. It’s known to boost collagen production, improve skin tone and help prevent UV damage, all thanks to its antioxidant properties (which means it defends against free radicals that cause premature ageing). Yet it wasn’t …

Warren Buffett’s letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors explains how to use fear to your benefit

Warren Buffett released his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders (pdf) today. The 29-page document was full of investment advice and details on the conglomerate’s performance. The billionaire investor—behind Geico, Kraft Heinz, and a slew of other brands—saluted the US’s “miraculous” …

7 Phrases That Scream Lack of Confidence (and Make You Look Weak) | Inc.com

I'm not sure if you have the time to read this article, and I'm sorry if it's taking you away from something more important. Really, I hate to bother you--it's just that I think I have something kind of important to tell you. Is that OK?<p>...said the author with no confidence whatsoever.<p>If you want …

Self-help

FedEx just launched a new service that takes on Amazon's super popular fulfillment program

FedEx Fulfillment, which the shipping giant launched on Tuesday, is an effort by FedEx to cater to the small and medium sized companies whose businesses increasingly rely on online sales.<p>The new FedEx service will handle the entire order fulfillment process: A company can send its products to FedEx …

All perfectionists need to adopt this strategy for coping with failure and rejection

Any creative person knows that pursuing meaningful work also means climbing aboard an emotional rollercoaster. One moment, you’re on top of the world, stepping out onto a stage, or hitting “publish” on a post. Then a disappointing email or a critical comment about your work sends you plunging into …

FITCH: Here's how much cash Sears needs to survive

Sears Holdings -- the parent company of Sears and Kmart -- has become a critical patient. The doctors -- in this case, CEO Eddie Lampert and the company's board of directors -- can take heroic steps to prolong its life, but that only puts off death.<p>How bad is the situation?<p>This has not been a quick …

27 Skin Care Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

5 books the head of MIT Media Lab thinks you should read

Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and many others shared their favorite reads with the hashtag #ReadtoLead.<p>One of those influencers is Joi Ito, the head of MIT Media Lab. Ito picked five titles that should help anyone get a feel for where the future is headed.<p>Here's what to read in 2017 if you …

Mix Bananas, Honey and Water: Cough and Bronchitis Disappear as If By Magic! (Recipe)

You can treat your bronchitis and cough problems with a very effective homemade recipe comprising of pure natural honey, banana and clean water.<p>This …

India’s Botched War on Cash

India is in the throes of an unprecedented social experiment in enforced digital disruption, and the world has much to learn from it.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a surprise in early November, demonetizing 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes. Modi’s war on cash is not without international …

Multitasking Is No Longer Something to Boast About

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>What are you doing while you read this? Are you dipping into your email while texting, reading …

9 Surprisingly Easy Dishes Top Chefs Always Cook at Home

Whether or not you’re a cooking enthusiast, we all have a go-to meal we can prepare with our eyes closed. Maybe it’s your grandma’s pasta recipe or a simple green salad with homemade dressing. Whatever it is, it’s hassle-free and always hits the spot. Professional chefs share this mind-set, too; …

Fascism might be the word of the year. Read George Orwell on why it’s a slippery term.

Every Saturday, we round up the best recent writing the web has to offer on books and related subjects. Here’s your link roundup for the week of December 4, 2016. Enjoy!<p>Zadie Smith spoke in Berlin about multiculturalism just after the election last month, and now the New York Review of Books has …

Literature

10 Best Hikes In Europe - Adventurous

Every year millions of tourists flock to Europe to experience the best out of the continent. But what they are missing out while traveling in the …

On the Red Couch with Chip Conley, Airbnb Global Head of Hospitality and Strategy

It’s always been my dream to talk to Airbnb’s Chip Conley. An accomplished entrepreneur and world traveler, he’s the force behind Joie de Vivre Hospitality, a boutique hotel company that he founded in 1987 and led for 24 years. He’s written four books, including The New York Times bestseller …

I Tried These 7 Anxiety Remedies, and This Is What Worked

Anxiety is a funny thing—we've all had it at one time or another, but it's difficult to pin down a concrete reason for it. Even now, as I write this, …

Twitter switched its earnings to 4 a.m. Pacific Time...and the memes are flying

Twitter said in the press release that it was moving its earnings time "in response to analyst requests, to avoid overlapping with several other earnings announcements in the Internet sector scheduled for Thursday afternoon."<p>Both Google and Amazon report earnings that day, too.<p>The change of time is …

How to Become Instantly Smarter: Stop Doing These 9 Things Today

Cut these simple habits out of your life and you'll see your IQ rise.<p>Most of us spend a lot of time thinking about how to get better--how to be happier, more productive, fitter, smarter. We spend a lot less time thinking (constructively) about how we're screwing up.<p>There's no mystery there. …

Here's what you get with a $26,000 per year luxury travel membership

But when the 1% travel, the word takes on an entirely new meaning.<p>"Travel is the currency of status; it's far more about the experiences you have as opposed to whether you're driving the latest Rolls Royce or whether your wife has the latest Hermès handbag," said Anthony Lassman, cofounder of …

Why America's newest stock exchange is preparing for failure

IEX, the company founded by the heroes of Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys," is in the process of launching as an exchange after winning regulatory approval in July.<p>This gradual process started on Friday, August 19 and involves slowly adding stocks until the market is fully up and running by …

Walmart and Jet.com are due to announce a $3 billion deal

Walmart and Jet.com have agreed to a deal worth "around $3 billion" and will make it official Monday, Recode's Jason Del Rey reported Sunday afternoon, citing anonymous sources.<p>The deal, which was first reported by The Wall Street Journal last week, would be the largest US e-commerce company …