Brigette Varela

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Gothic for the Steam Age by Gavin Stamp review – St Pancras architect finds a champion at last

George Gilbert Scott’s reputation suffered because of his prolific work rate, but at last he has found someone to speak up for him<p>The most poignant story in this book concerns its subject’s son, also called George Gilbert Scott, also an architect. Having abandoned his father’s gothic for the Queen …

These Incredible Treehouses Are for Grown-Ups Only

One architecture firm makes sky-high structures that are just too cool for kids.<p>Just because we're adults doesn't mean we stop dreaming about living in a treehouse one day. But unlike in our childhood, now we imagine ours with a sleek modern design, a fully furnished interior, and <i>not</i> in our …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

7 Surprising Ways You're Destroying Your Teeth

Your poor choppers<p>You’d never go weeks without washing your hair or hitting the gym, but you might do things that neglect (or even actively screw up) your teeth every day. “Taking care of your teeth is about preventative maintenance,” says dentist Bill Kohn, vice president for dental science and …

3 Evening Habits For Weight Loss

Consider this your to-do list for tonight.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>When you're trying to lose weight, it can seem like there's a never-ending barrage of temptation as you go about your day. And it doesn't stop when you get …

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

9 Ways to Wake Up with Absolutely Gorgeous Skin

It’s easier than ever to get glowing while you sleep.<p><i>This article was written by Taylor Bryant and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Sleeping masks aren't anything new. They were first introduced by our always ahead-of-the-curve South Korean friends a few years back. Since their arrival on …

I Washed My Hair With Apple Juice and Here's What Happened

Should you trade in your shampoo for apple juice? Is this trend the new clown contouring? Can you train your hair to be less greasy? All the answers ahead in today's Alluring Links.<p>One woman washed her hair with apple juice and this is what happened. [Bustle]<p>Color correcting is the new clown …

Invasion of the Braids: The Street Style Look That's Taking Paris

At Céline’s Spring 2016 show earlier this week, <b>Guido Palau</b> created slick single braids designed to flatter the <b>Phoebe Philo</b> woman as she travels the world—no matter which street, <i>via</i>, or <i>rue</i> she finds herself on. So who better, then, to test-drive the ’do than the globe-trotting models themselves, who …

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Kylie Jenner's Surprising Moisturizer Trick

I'm just going to be honest here—obtaining as much information as possible about how Kylie Jenner does her makeup is kinda sorta one of my life goals. So when a teaser video was released today on Jenner's website of Kylie doing her friend's makeup, I tuned right in. In the 30-second clip, Jenner …

Latest Loves: Oils

The products you need to be a well-oiled machined this fall.<p><b>FACE OIL</b><p>With ginger root, sunflower and tamanu, this oil smells and feels like your skin …

Does Your Hair Really Change Every 7 Years?

If you've ever run your fingers through your hair and thought to yourself, Gosh (yes, gosh) my hair feels different than it did when I was a kid...or in high school...or even college, you are not alone. I often think back to the days of my thick, shiny golden pigtails (and later, my glorious …

Jamie Chung's Makeup Tip Will Make You Look Younger Instantly

When I think of actress and fashion blogger Jamie Chung, I think of three things: her impeccable style, her perfect cat eye, and when she was just an adorably sweet cast member on MTV's <i>The Real World</i> in 2004. I spoke with Chung about her morning routine, the skin-care rituals Asian women always do, …

7 Beauty Lessons We Learned From Paris Fashion Week

The 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

With grand chandeliers, architectural designs, and light projections, these metro stations will make your commute anything but boring.<p>We've put together a collection of the most awe-striking metro stations around the globe, from the Formosa Boulevard Station of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to the …

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Don't Wait Till the Holidays to Make Vermont Spice Cake

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, uncovers the recipe for the one cake you should make this fall.</i><p>My job requires spending part of my time in Vermont, which is lucky for me: At this time of year, it's the only place I want to be. The leaves are changing, …

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