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Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

Eight ways parents can teach teens to be honest

My friend Jess stopped in her tracks outside her daughter’s bedroom door. Anna was on the phone, telling her eighth-grade classmate Julia that she had spent the day with her boyfriend. Jess knew that Anna had been with her, sorting through outgrown clothes and watching reruns of “Modern Family.”<p>As …


10 things girls need in order to grow up strong and independent, according to a parenting expert

In a day and age where women are still forced to stage marches in every major city across the world to campaign for gender equality, how are parents …


The 10 Best Morning Snacks For Weight Loss

Because you know you always get hungry before lunch.<p>You’re sitting at your desk when that dreaded feeling hits: total can’t-think-about-anything-else hunger. And it’s only 10 a.m. But rather than try to wait it out until lunchtime in an epic willpower battle, the experts say it’s actually way …


I can't stop using this crazy eye massager - and my dark circles have never looked better

Under-eyes need deep-tissue love, too.<p>I have this theory that if women, nay, all mere mortals could eliminate one single sign of being human, it would be under-eye bags. While, yes, whether it's genetics or by nature of one's lifestyle, some have it worse than others, dark circles are universally …

10 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts You Can Buy On Amazon Prime

Thank goodness for two-day shipping.<p>Mother's Day is officially less than a week away. If you haven't yet gotten a gift yet for your mom, you have a few options. You can (A) tell your boss you have a doctor's appointment and sneak away from work to frantically search at the mall. Or, there’s option …


13 Places To Buy Beauty Products Online That You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

Sometimes we fall into a Sephora blackhole and forget their are other places to shop for beauty products. While we love Sephora, other stores have …


We've Found the Peel-Off Face Masks That Won't Make You Scream

Peel-off face masks remind me of being a preteen and wanting to be a grown-up. I'd sit with one on my face that my mum had helped me to apply while …

Skin Care

What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? - Educational Video

This "Healthy" Drink Could Be the Reason Behind Your Bloat

Do you watch what you eat, avoid inflammatory foods, stick to a healthy exercise routine, and still struggle with belly bloat on a regular basis? It …


Best budget foundations for all skin tones

Once upon a time, one didn’t scrimp on foundation. Like good shoes and a classic bag, foundation is, well, the foundation of the grooming ritual. Now it’s quite challenging to find a truly awful one. The budget brands have raised their game. That doesn’t mean you’re throwing your money away if you …


Taste Beyond The Tongue

29 Life-Changing Korean Beauty Products People Actually Swear By

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5 Face Self-Tanners That Impart a Believable Glow

With no-makeup makeup season officially here, it’s time to consider investing in a facial self-tanner. Think of it as another step in your skin-care …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Make Pupusas, the Ultimate Bean and Cheese Pouch

The pupusa, a Salvadoran hand food, is way easier to make than you thought.<p>Any vehicle that delivers beans and melty cheese is a good vehicle. When said vehicle happens to be a pupusa, that's even better. You may have had them at your favorite Salvadoran spot, but it's time to make pupusas at home, …


11 Korean Skincare Products With Amazing Reviews And Reputations

According to Marie Claire, Korea is the new skincare superpower. In fact, Korea is about 12 years ahead of skincare innovation. K-Beauty retailer …

Skin Care

7 Ways to Boost Your Mood with Food

A new study shows that eating certain foods can make you both healthy AND happy<p>Fruits and veggies are obviously good for your physical health. But it turns out that filling up on these superfoods can also make you happier.<p>Researchers discovered that happiness and mental health are highest among …