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A Complete 2 Week Japan Itinerary for Travellers Seeking Affordable Luxury (Including With Kids)

As far as I am concerned, 2 weeks in Japan is not nearly enough because this small country packs so much into its borders. Needs must though – adults …

Japan

26 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

The more I learn about the issues plaguing our environment, the more infuriated I am by the fact that taking steps to protect the beautiful planet on …

Sustainability

This $17 Retinol Serum Has Over 1000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

Today's new class of skincare products is a game of Pac-Man—between the ingredients, the devices, and the treatments, it's a maze to navigate, and …

Skin Care

12 of the Best Beauty Products to Buy on Etsy Right Now

Skin Care

These three core-focused moves will keep your body balanced and looking its best

Nike master trainer Eva Redpath shares three core-focused moves that <b>work the entire body</b> and will have you looking—and feeling—beautifully …

Workouts

This Challenging Legs and Abs Workout Uses a Wall as the Only Equipment

Get high-intensity sculpting from abs to calves with this genius workout upgrade.<p>1. Push-Up Tap<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Start on floor in plank on palms facing wall, …

Workouts

These Are The 9 Products From Lush That Are Actually Worth It

Yes, the Intergalactic bath bomb **is** actually the bomb.<p><i>This post was translated from French.</i>

Skin Care

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Employment

nanamica's Fall/Winter 2018 Lineup Focuses on Timeless Outerwear

Some of this year’s best cold-weather pieces.<p>Following up a khaki-heavy Spring/Summer 2018 drop, Japanese casualwear institution nanamica allows high-quality outerwear to take center-stage for its Fall/Winter 2018 lineup. For the brand’s latest seasonal drop, consumers are being treated to a …

Clothing

Copenhagen Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Summer—June, July, and August—when the days are long and relatively warm and outdoor cafes are crowded, is, not surprisingly, the high …

Travel

5 Vegan Soup Recipes So Good Staunch Carnivores Will Lick Their Bowls Clean

Although the calendar says it's officially spring, the weather certainly indicates otherwise. Our colleagues on the East Coast are enduring a …

Vegan

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Food & Dining

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Workouts

Steak Salad with Rice Noodles Is the Weeknight Dinner We Could Eat Forever

This version of Hillstone's classic cuts back on sugar but checks every flavor box.<p>The Thai steak and noodle salad at Hillstone is a guilty pleasure. It seduced me with its towering decadence: a small mountain of noodles, grilled pieces of filet mignon, mango, avocado, and about 15 other things all …

Food

10 Houseplant Lovers to Follow on Instagram

Instagram offers a rich vein of inspiration for houseplant lovers, from fellow enthusiasts around the world. Here are my top 10 houseplant accounts …

Plants

Issey Miyake Opens Traditional "Machiya" in Kyoto

Including a separate communication space for collaborations.<p>Japanese design maven Issey Miyake and his extensive house of brands recently opened a new storefront in the historic city of Kyoto. The new shop is housed within a traditional townhouse (Machiya) and boasts a culturally-driven balance …

6 Foodie-Approved Easter Dinner Ideas We're Adding to Our Menu This Year

Every year, we look forward to the transition from oddly shaped winter squash to leafy salad greens, aromatic herbs, and brightly hued beets in the …

I Was an Assistant for 7 Years and Wore These Outfits Every Week

My years as an assistant are behind me, but the outfits that I relied on are not. Let me preface the rest of this by saying that my assistant career …

The 9 Best Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

Exercising at home is an attractive option, offering convenience as well as a way to save money and time. The real issue is how to create effective …

10 Spring Outfits You Can Put Together for $100 or Less

So you've started assembling a spring wardrobe somewhat piecemeal. (You can't always predict what you'll acquire at a winter sale!). Now it's time to take stock of what you have and figure out how, exactly, you're going to wear it all together. <i>Glamour</i>'s fashion editors are here to help (and maybe …

Expert Advice: How to Fold a Fitted Sheet, Step by Step

No doubt about it, when it comes to domestic efficiencies the fitted sheet is a dream invention. Yet, too often it’s an absolutely nightmare to fold. …

Never Be Stuck for Office Outfit Ideas Again—Just Use These 30

Having enough office outfit ideas when you don't have to adhere to a uniform is about as tricky as a dress code gets. How smart is too smart? How …

If You Want to Slim Your Waist, These Are the 13 Best Side Plank Variations

You can skip the crunches because plank is one of the most effective core-carving poses. But don't forget to spend a little time on your obliques by adding these side plank variations to your strength-training routine.<p>Begin by lying on your side. Bring your right elbow directly under your right …

Workouts

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

I Thought Buying These 18 Basics Was Boring, But I'm So Glad I Did

If I had to take a wild guess, I'd say that I'm not the only fashion girl among us who would rather purchase a pair of fun statement shoes than …

The Top 10 Food Sources Of Gut-Healing Probiotics

Consuming plenty of probiotic-rich foods is one of the best things you can do for overall wellness. These beneficial bacteria help nourish our gut. …

59 Best Gifts Under $30

Just because you <i>really</i> want to express how much you love someone — or how grateful you are to have them in your life — doesn't mean you have to spend …

Three things to know if your parent dies broke

Blogger John Schmoll's father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of …

20 Luxury Vacations That Are Surprisingly Affordable

Just because you’re not a member of the one percent, it doesn’t mean you can’t travel like it. Whether it’s booking a safari adventure or vacationing …

Luxury Lifestyle