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Patagonia Wants to Set You Up With Activism

The company launched a “dating tool” to match customers with local grassroots organizations.<p>While there are plenty of retail companies that count social justice as part of their work, few walk the walk like outdoors brand Patagonia. The company donates 1 percent of its sales to environmental …

Wayne Goss’s Top 5 Products from The Ordinary

Don’t be fooled by its name—The Ordinary’sunconventional approach to skin care is turning the beauty industry on its head. Offering high-quality skin …

Skin Care

5 Moves That Will Torch Your Triceps And Biceps

For when your shoulders need a damn break.<p>Whether it's caused by stress or some serious gym time, sometimes you wake up feeling all kinds of knots in your shoulders. "Our shoulders tend to be the most overworked muscle group in the body—the shoulder helps hold you up in plank, paddle your arm in a …

15 Makeup Tutorials That Will Make You Love Your Brown Eyes

When browsing through makeup tutorials, it's easy to feel like having brown eyes is a bit of a disadvantage. It seems like gals with blue, green, or hazel irises get all the fun DIYs that make their eyes pop. But honestly, we brown-eyed girls have the upper hand. We can rock nearly any shadow shade …

10 Sephora Collection Products Makeup Artists Swear By

Saunter into the beauty wonderland that is Sephora and chances are you’ll make a beeline for your favorite brands or the hot products currently making the rounds on your IG feed. You may thumb through the Sephora Brand collection products, but not with the same kind of avid, …

Makeup

All of Your Biggest Women's Workwear Problems, Solved

Women's workwear isn't exactly the most exciting of clothing categories. The words <i>predictable, stuffy,</i> and, well, <i>boring</i> come to mind when thinking of what constitutes an office-friendly garment—which can make the process of shopping for said pieces feel like a chore. Throw in the lack of options in …

These 7 companies control almost every single beauty product you buy

As consumers, we like to think that we're making a conscious decision when we buy from a certain brand, especially when it comes to something as personal as beauty products.<p>But it turns out that 182 beauty companies fall under the massive umbrellas of seven huge manufacturers.<p>Inspired by a similar …

6 Apps to Help You With Your Side Hustle

No one believes having a side hustle will be easy. It's hard work. But you can make earning that extra income a little easier with the help of a few freelance-friendly apps. Here are six that can help you make the most of your bonus gig. (You're welcome in advance.)<p><b>1. Spent:</b> Now that you're working …

The 16 Top Places to Work in Fashion for 2017

Is it time to update that résumé?<p><i>Business of Fashion</i> just released its first-ever list of best places to work in the fashion industry and managed to …

Warby Parker

27 Lifesaving Charts For Anyone Who Loves Baking

Learn everything about ingredient substitutions, easy conversions, and much more.

15 Cute Haircuts and Hairstyles for Long Hair

How long can you go? If these celebrities are any indication, as long as you want — just throw in some layers, bangs, or shaping to complement your face shape and hair texture. There are endless possibilities with how to cut and style your mile-long strands. Of course, before you head to the salon …

Hair

This One Move Tones Your Entire Body

You'll burn calories and build muscle at the same time.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Split-stance thrusters</b>: This move will require a bit of multitasking, but don't let that …

The Best Products To Get At Sephora, According To Makeup Pros

Cue your next shopping spree!<p>When you go to the mecca of all things beauty (a.k.a. Sephora), it can be exhilarating and totally exhausting at the same time. The rainbow rows of lipstick! The army of glam employees wanting to make you over! The endless samples at checkout! The whole experience can …

One-Pot Bacon Mushroom Risotto

All of the taste, none of the mess.<p>Servings: 4–6<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 medium onion, sliced<p>5 strips of bacon, diced<p>8 ounces sliced wild mushrooms, such as porcini or shiitake<p>1½ cups arborio rice<p>½ cup dry white wine, such as sauvignon blanc<p>5 cups chicken broth<p>½ cup parmesan cheese, plus more for …

Cheap Thrills: Home Decor & Accessories Under $50 from Canopy

Amazon is like an adult playground. It's a magical land where anything is possible—or at least where (most) anything can be delivered to your …

Tax rule change could punish those saving for retirement

The RRSP contribution deadline for 2016 came and went this week without much fanfare. So, all is well on the retirement savings front, I suppose. Not so fast. Canadians are still behind in saving for retirement, and any day now the tax community is expecting the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to make …

Make Your Own Naked Chicken Chalupa Because Taco Bell Is Taking Theirs Away

If you follow the world of stunt food, you most likely saw Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa, a taco-like creation where the shell is made of crispy …

Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Announce Plan to Advance Women in the Workplace

During a busy day filled with a joint news conference, discussions about international trade deals, and photo opportunities that launched a new wave of memes, Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially launched a cross-border initiative to expand the role of women in …

Roti, a Recipe Mastered Through Repetition

SAN FERNANDO, Trinidad and Tobago — It is, at a glance, simple and unremarkable: a circle of flatbread as flaccid as a cotton cloth, with a texture not quite as doughy as pita bread, yet fluffier than a tortilla.<p>To a diner unfamiliar with the dish, it may look like an accessory, just a vehicle to …

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Finger Knitting Projects: No Needles Needed!

If you grew up as a craft-loving kid, then finger knitting probably reminds you of middle school and summer camp crafts. The process is every bit as …

DIY Shoe Rack - 60+ Easy Project Ideas You Can Build on a Budget

<b>Building a DIY shoe rack can be the perfect solution to store your shoes in limited space when you don’t have enough room for bulky cabinets. Here</b> …

Genius

Build Your Own Desk Accessories With Leftover 4x4 Pieces

Want to add a little DIY to your desk? YouTuber Patrick Soriano shows off how to use an old piece of 4x4 to make a couple of different desk …

This Google Expert’s Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

Employment

12 Best Places to Shop for Affordable Wedding Dresses

Getting ready for your big day is stressful enough, so why spend your entire paycheck on a dress you’ll probably only wear once? More labels than ever before are offering affordable wedding dresses that look just as great as a million dollar gown. Here, some of the best places to snag your dream …

Weddings

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Burn, baby, burn.<p>There's a reason running is such a mainstay on the fitness scene. It's a great workout, it's excellent for building endurance, and, in theory, all you need is a good sports bra and a pair of sneakers to get it done. Plus, it's a solid way to torch calories: A 150-pound woman …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

Three Common Emails From Recruiters and the Responses They Actually Want

Looking for a new position is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Perhaps it’s the high stakes behind the search that makes it easy to …

Employment

What to try in Canada if you’re in your 20s

Do it now, while you’re still okay with occasionally having to sleep in your back seat or taking a piss in the bushes. Plus you’ll get to see some …

This Best-Selling Moisturizer Is Perfect For Sensitive Skin

<i>You always want what you can’t have — especially when it comes to beauty products. That’s why we’re getting the inside scoop from your favorite</i> …

The Best International Beauty Products You Can Buy on Amazon

1<p>Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream<p>Luxury K-beauty brand Sulwhasoo makes an eye cream so potent with ginseng—a skin rejuvenating …

Skin Care