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Beauty Editors' Picks: Our Favorite French Skin Care and Makeup Products

Today is Bastille Day, which means it's time to celebrate all things French—especially the country's beauty products. Because if there's one thing the French know, it's beauty. It <i>is</i> the home to icon Brigitte Bardot, amazing skin care, and, well, croissants, a non-beauty-related thing that certainly …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Meet George, The Human-Cat Who Prefers Standing On 2 Legs

People like to say “awww, he thinks he’s people” when they see an animal standing on two legs, but sometimes, they may not know how close they are to …

Couple Forgot To Tell Their Cat They’d Just Had A Baby

When planning your family with your significant other, be sure to include your pets in the discussion – otherwise, they might be in for a nasty …

Cats

Munchkin Cats are a Whole New Breed of Extreme Cuteness

Just when you thought the internet had exhausted the world's supply of cute cat pictures, someone decides to start posting photos of Munchkin cats! …

This Japanese Island is Home to the World's Cutest Animals

<b>This Japanese Island is Home to the World's Cutest Animals</b><p>Ever wondered where the inspiration for all those super cute Pokémon came from? I've heard …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

The Best Hair Products

Every bride wants to look like the very best version of themselves on their wedding day, but whether you're hiring a professional hair and makeup artist or going at it alone, you need to know that the products you're using will deserve the results you want. To help you get that coveted, beautiful …

Hair

The Ultimate Organization Guide: 60 Hacks to Ban Clutter and Chaos

With the new year comes new resolutions for our health, our jobs and perhaps most difficult of all, staying organized. The daunting task of cleaning, giving away and storing is sometimes too big a project to tackle, which means another year of living in clutter and chaos.<p>We say, no more! So we’ve …

51 Game-Changing Storage Solutions That Will Expand Your Horizons

Free your space, and the rest will follow.

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

Find the Right Pre-Wedding Cleanser For Your Skin Type

The path to clear, glowing wedding-day skin starts at the bathroom sink. Creams, serums and masks can be miracle workers for acne, dryness, and sensitivity, but without the right cleanser, any pesky skin problem will probably stick around when it's time to walk down the aisle. Banish them for good …

Skin Care

Eat and Drink Your Way to Glowing Wedding-Day Skin

The foundation to a flawless wedding day beauty look? Perfect skin. To help ensure you look picture perfect when you say "I Do," we spoke to Dr. Nicholas Perricone, or as we like to call him, the glowing skin-care guru.<p>We're devotees of his namesake skin-care line, and he's published nine books on …

How to Create the Perfect Getting-Ready Timeline for Your Wedding

The No. 1 secret to a stress-free wedding day? Scheduling ample hair and makeup time for you and your bridesmaids. By including enough prep time in your wedding-day schedule, you'll arrive at the ceremony venue relaxed and ready to go, with plenty of time to spare. Otherwise, if hair and makeup run …

Weddings

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

Budget-Friendly Tips for Getting a Bridal Body on a Slim Salary - Wedding Party by WedPics

<i>This is a post by our lovely bridal blogger Kate. Contact us to become a Wedding Party bridal blogger!</i><p>Ahhhh!! 6 months away from the wedding and the …

John Wesley’s Failed Marriage

John Wesley (1703–1791) is best known in church history as the founder of Methodism. His commitment to the biblical gospel, passion for evangelistic …

What Godly Guys Are Looking For

FROM JASON<p>A Godly man…or man who earnestly follows Christ won’t be lusting after you…he will chat with you, and want to have a DATE with you to see …

World's Best Ecolodges

Justin Alexander Signature Spring 2014 Bridal Collection

There’s nothing like a new collection of spectacular wedding dresses to get the day into full swing, now is there? Well, <b>Justin Alexander</b> has released …

Our Favorite Wedding Decor + Details from 2014

Happy 2015 + welcome to all you newly engaged couples! :) We’ve been sharing our favorites from 2014 this week and today it’s all about the details + …

Common Wedding Invitation Don'ts You Should Avoid

*While there's plenty of information you need to include on your invitation, there's also a ton of potential faux-pas. From listing your registry, to disseminating what type of alcohol should be served, there's a number of wedding invitation don'ts you should try your best to avoid. Here, in no …

Weddings

Event Designer Kristin Newman Shares Her Top Wedding Tips

Kristin Newman, a top party planner in Charleston, South Carolina, tells brides to get grooms involved early — and keep the wine flowing late. Here, more of her expert tips.<p><b>If you're good at making decisions, a short engagement is fabulous.</b><p>A long one can be agonizing; it lets you rethink …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

The best foodie apps

As Waitrose's executive chef predicts food apps playing a larger role in 2015, we give you some of the best that are already available<p>Anybody who's been on the internet lately may have noticed that it is awash with opinions on what we can expect in the upcoming year.<p>Yesterday, Waitrose's Executive …

Best Trips 2015

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

Travel Photography

15 Gorgeous Half-Up Half-Down Hairstyles for Your Wedding

Are you stressing about how to wear your hair for your wedding?<p>You want your hair off your face for the photographs, but you love the natural look of …

12 Tips for Creating the Perfect Wedding Seating Chart

While assigned seating at a wedding certainly isn't mandatory, most brides <i>do</i> create a wedding seating chart. At any kind of sit-down dinner, assigned seats tend to make things simpler. To begin with, it ensures each table will be filled to max capacity. Furthermore, for plated dinner service, …

Ways to Bring the Outdoors Into Your Wedding

With winter well underway, most couples will be heading indoors for their wedding ceremonies and receptions, but that doesn't mean you can't host a bash with tons of natural, outdoor influence. Sure, you won't <i>physically</i> be tying the knot or celebrating in the open air, but there are countless ways …

Coffee and Tea Edible Wedding Favors

We're big proponents of edible wedding favors, but treats you can drink or sip are just as delightful, too. Miniature packages of coffee and tea are guaranteed crowd-pleasers and are an especially apt choice if you're having a winter wedding. So if you and your groom are coffee lovers or tea …