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If You Straighten Your Hair With A Flat Iron All The Time, You Need To Know These 16 Basic Things

Here's how NOT to fry your follicles.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Hair

5 Anti-Aging Products That Actually Get Rid Of Dark Spots

We all know that our skin changes as we get older, but it seems that we weren’t informed about dark spots. They’re age spots that occur in areas that …

Skin Care

I 'Decolonized' My Diet for Seven Days and Here's What Happened

As a Mexican American woman raised on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, I fear that fully assimilating into an American lifestyle will mean forgoing my family’s culture. This cuts especially deep on the topic of food. I shudder to think that my mom’s <i>caldo de res</i> could be lost when she leaves …

McDonald's

7 heat protection sprays that'll stop your hair from getting frazzled

For sizzle-free styling<p>If you've been reaching for the hair straighteners a <i>little</i> too often, then it's time to invest in a heat protection spray (and we've made it oh-so easy to find the best one). Yep, we've rounded up the top-rated thermal hair protectors in the UK, from the likes of ghd, Garnier …

Hair Care

How to Think More Like a Rich Person (and Actually Become Wealthy)

The right mindset drastically ups the odds of becoming financially set.<p>If you want to be rich, it makes sense to model what wealthy people do. But behaviors are driven by underlying beliefs and ways of thinking, meaning that getting rich often requires a mindset shift, too. To make it super clear …

Self-improvement

21 Delicious Keto Snacks That'll Convince You to Try the Diet Out

You might not know the ins and outs of the ketogenoc diet, but you've probably heard of it or seen it hashtagged on one of your social feeds. The …

Nutrition

30 great perfumes to put on your shopping list this April

Perfumes are the most underrated accessory a woman can wear—your scent is something people come to identify and remember you by, making it an …

Beauty

The truth about almond, soy, rice and flax: Decoding dairy and vegan milks

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just thinking about creamy beverages, it's impossible to avoid the many new milks (or "mylks") popping up in or near the dairy aisle these days.<p>Buying soy and rice milks once meant venturing to a hole-in-the-wall health food store, but now, milk shelves in large …

Nutrition

The Right Way to Drink Lemon Water (For Maximum Benefits), According to a Nutritionist

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Lemons<p>Is Lemon Water Actually Good For You?<p>The Right Way to Drink Lemon Water (For Maximum Benefits), According to a …

Wellness

10 Amazing Looking Air Purifying Plants You Need in Your Home

Alright guys, lately I’ve become a bit interested (totally an understatement) in house plants. When I was younger, I thought they were just something …

Plants

How To Write A Novel: Step By Step

Thinking about writing a novel? Don’t know where to start? It’s not that hard, if you really want to do it. I guess that really is the first step. …

Creative Writing

3 traits you need to get hired at Amazon, Google and other top companies

Every year, LinkedIn measures the activity of its more than 500 million users to get insight on the companies in the U.S. people most want to work …

Employment

Ashwagandha Couldn't Cure My Burnout Lifestyle—Here's What Did

No amount of adaptogens could make me invincible.<p>I can’t remember which happened first during my summer of hell: my screaming match with a Madison Square Garden roadie in the middle of the street, or coming down with shingles. I do remember both times thinking, A: This is clearly a wake-up call and …

Immune System

31 Of The Best Sandals You Can Get On Amazon

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Clothing

Lose 22 Pounds in 9 Days With Dr. Berg's Turbo Keto Diet Plan

Years ago, Virginia-based natural health expert Eric Berg, DC, had a few patients who weren’t getting results on the Keto Diet — a popular, …

Weight Loss

The 26 Most Raved-About Retinols and Why You Should Be Using Them

Skin Care

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

10 Visual Challenges to Boost Your Creative Photography

Fresh from HAPTIC DIGITAL: Annette Kim presents an awesome new visualization on 10 visualization challenges to boost your creative …

Street Photography

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Gardening

Um, Amazon Prime Members Can Now Try Beauty Samples Before Buying

We came for the free shipping. We stayed for the trial-size Elizabeth Arden moisturizer. Introducing Prime Samples, a new feature that allows …

Shopping

22 Genius Little Ways to Organize Your Entire Home This Spring

Our junk drawers runneth over, our closet rods are on the verge of collapse and don’t even get us started on the precarious Jenga game that is our …

Crafting

How to Practice Mindfulness – 5 Tips No One Has Told You

Source: PhotoPin/Creative Commons<p>Mindfulness is a paradox. It’s the easiest thing in the world and the hardest thing in the world. Let me …

Mindfulness

How to Make the Best Fried Rice Every Time

Fried rice is one of those dishes you can make with pretty much anything you have in your pantry. As long as you have the titular rice, you can toss in whatever veggies, proteins, and sauces you prefer for a meal in a pinch or on a budget. If it’s your first time, or you’ve been trying and failing …

Food & Dining

27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one problem with recipes prepared by blindfolded, shackled cooks: They …

Cooking

3 Essential Tips to Spring Clean Your Mind

You're reading 3 Essential Tips to Spring Clean Your Mind, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Michigan State University

This Mom's Comic Series Totally Nails the Differences Between Raising Your First and Second Child

Weng Chen, a game designer and mom from Seattle, knows a thing or two about the chaos that ensues when you bring a second little one into the family. She decided to express <i>exactly</i> what the differences are between raising your first kid versus the second one by making comics. And honestly, any …

Parenting

The Best Skin-Firming Products You Can Get At The Drugstore, According To Dermatologists

Even though our skin ages at different rates and in a variety of ways, there’s one skin aging fact that is universal: as our skin becomes thinner and …

Skin Care

The shocking ways I've been discriminated against because of the colour of my skin

<b>March 21 marks International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.<br>GLAMOUR called on London-based beauty writer, Ateh Jewel, to share her</b> …

Black Panther

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For the love of God, please don’t confuse pasta water …

Italian Food

Richard Branson Says You'll Be More Successful if You Develop This Daily Habit | Inc.com

"Some of Virgin's most successful companies have been born from random moments--if we hadn't opened our notebooks, they would never have happened," Richard Branson wrote in a recent blog post. Note-taking is a simple process, yet Branson believes that most leaders neglect to break out a notepad to …

Note-Taking