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I Only Allow One Brand of Products Near My Tight Curls

For my curls, I have tried everything: Wren, Ouidad, Argan oil, Moroccan oil, shea butter. One time, my mom talked me into lathering my hair with …

Corkscrew Pasta with Eggplant and Tomato-Basil Pesto (Busiate con Pesto alla Trapanese)

Place the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the center. Pour in the olive oil and ½ cup water and, using a fork, slowly stir the flour into …

Recipes

Library Extension Finds Books At Your Local Library While You Shop On Amazon

Chrome: Amazon may be convenient, but nothing beats free. So, when you’re shopping for books on the site, Library Extension will find those same …

Best fitness apps to help you lose weight and get in shape – and they’re FREE

<b>Getting motivated to stay on track with fitness goals can be tough.</b><p>Apps make it easier to keep up with resolutions to get in shape, but sometimes …

13 Killer At-Home Workouts To Help You Avoid The Crowds At The Gym

Meet Kelsey Lu, the Folk Artist Making the Cello Cool

You might not have heard of Kelsey Lu yet, but she already played her first stadium show this summer. “It was my first time experiencing in-ear [monitoring] and it totally changed my life,” she says of the gig, opening up for Florence and the Machine. “It cuts all the noise out, so I got to just …

12 Seattle bands and musicians to add to your playlist NOW

THE EMERALD CITY has long beckoned to music lovers. From the electric bliss of Jimi Hendrix to the unique baritone vocals of Pearl Jam’s Eddie …

Foo Fighters

Apricot Sesame Bites w/ Chocolate & Sea Salt By Faring Well

I was scrolling through my recipes, searching for a handful to recommend to a reader who had reached out in need of tips for quick meals. The ones …

Dessert

Skateboarding in an Empty Waterpark Looks Crazy Fun

Skating a drained in-ground pool is old hat by now, so an entire waterpark was the obvious logical step forward.<p>In this short video, Alex Sorgente, …

Best Boutiques in Portland

For those who are picky when it comes to fashion, design, adventure gear and vintage furnishings, Portland has you covered. We uncovered an eclectic …

Best Washington State Wineries to Visit

Once known chiefly for its value wines and terrific Riesling, Washington has built a reputation for complex reds that rival top California bottlings. …

11 Indie Food 'Zines Worth Adding to Your Coffee Table

Read 'em and eat.<p><i>Welcome to Bon Appétit's first-ever Culture Issue! All month long we'll be bringing you stories from the intersection of food and music and entertainment and politics and more. (Psst, subscribe here!)</i><p>Here at <i>BA</i>, we like to think we're as indie-minded as everyone else in the food …

The Saint Laurent Sound: 15 Indie Bands to Know Before Tonight’s Show in Los Angeles

Music is integral to Saint Laurent. Since Hedi Slimane’s appointment in 2012, the house has embraced musicians as campaign stars, models, and muses. BB King, Chuck Berry, Joni Mitchell, Marianne Faithfull, Daft Punk, Kim Gordon, and Courtney Love have all posed for the house’s Music Project …

Seattle Skyscraper Plans Too Tall; Best Places in Seattle to Poop

<i>TALL TALES</i> -- Plans to building a 102-story skyscraper in Downtown Seattle have met with a serious setback. The Federal Aviation Administration took one look at the plans and decided the tall tower would be too tall. They sent a "notice of presumed hazard" to the developer citing concerns for …

Seattle

The 15 Best Books of 2015

Rewarding reflections on time, love, loss, courage, creativity, and other transformations of the heart.<p>In the spirit of treating my annual best-of reading lists as a sort of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse, reflecting not aspirational priorities for the new year but what proved most worth …

Articles about hope floats on Dwell.com - Dwell

A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.<p>The Make It Right Foundation has gotten loads of press over the last few years, thanks in large part to its ultra-celebrity...<p>I'm about to hop on a transatlantic flight and am not looking forward to 12 hours …

The Best Cyber Monday Deals From Local Boutiques and Brands

Despite the vast number of deals that took place on Black Friday (and are still taking place, in some cases), Cyber Monday has quickly become the shopping holiday that all other shopping holidays aspire to beat. And while faceless, big-name e-tailers are typically the ones to make headlines with …

Chefs' Favorite Chinese Restaurants in the U.S.

For chefs like Momofuku's David Chang, “Chinese food is a comfort food. It’s what I want to eat after I've spent 48 hours traveling, or have worked a …

Girl Crush: Author Sloane Crosley on Her Favorite Women

In a new series, our favorite women tell us about their favorite women. This week, author Sloane Crosley on Zadie Smith, Fran Lebowitz, Joan Didion, …

This Affordable Brand Will Become Your New ASOS

Don’t get us wrong — we love a good find from somewhere like Urban Outfitters Forever21 or Zara just as much as the next budget-saavy gal, but here’s the problem: We’re guessing most of your friends love to shop at these affordable spots just as much as you do. And there is perhaps no bigger bummer …

Clothing

Poet Jane Kenyon’s Advice on Writing: Some of the Wisest Words to Create and Live By

“Be a good steward of your gifts.”<p>In <i>Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life</i> — one of the finest, most insightful reflections on the creative experience ever committed to words — writer Dani Shapiro mentions a set of instructions by the poet <b>Jane Kenyon</b> (May 23, 1947–April 22, …

Literature

These images show the in-between moments of porn

“With porn shoots you always see tits, fanny... I mean you never see anything like this. You see the big space in the background…and yeah, you can see the top of the girl’s head but you can’t see fuck all. That one, it’s just….that’s the one that stuck in my mind. That’s why I think they’re …

Why Some People Are Left-Handed

An evolutionary parable of how the contradictory forces of competition and cooperation shaped human destiny.<p>Your two hands are radically different from the other — not only in the distinct microbial populations they carry but in their cultural baggage as well. The symbolism of the right hand as the …

Symbolism

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What a stunning loft. This 1200 sq ft space in London is a dream with massive windows along one entire side, concrete ceilings, white painted …

DTI Logo

I’m still French in my dreams. I’m still living in a fabulously chic French apartment. Faded grandeur, flea market finds, an easy Parisian glamour. …

Flea Markets

15 Ways to Decorate with Gray

Color contrast<p>Charcoal cushions ground this loft living room that relies on white built-ins. The hue also complements the polished concrete floors …

Photographer's Visual Diary Reveals Vulnerabilities That Transcend Reality

We've featured glimpses of Robby Cavanaugh's portfolio in the past, but now this creative photographer has invited us to take a closer look at his captivating work.<p>For Robby, photography is a way to cope, using friends, family, and even himself as the model for each of his stunning portraits. His …