Josie Knight

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10 Ways to Wake Up Prettier Than You Went to Sleep

We do love a good multi-task.<p>Beauty sleep gets a bad rap. Even on those few and far-between days we hit the sack early, looking in the mirror first-thing can still make us cringe. (Because really, who <i>actually</i> #wokeuplikethis?)<p>The thing is, beauty sleep isn't a myth, or a numbers game. Quantity is …

20 Small Space Hacks to Make Your Studio Apt Seem HUGE

Whether you’ve just landed your first apartment (hoorah!) or are wrestling with what to do with all your stuff <i></i>now that you’re living in a smaller space, studio apartments present some unique challenges. With only one room to decorate and everything out on display, distinguishing the kitchen from …

Home Decorating

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

Skin Care

The 11 Best Books of 2014 That You Can Spend 2015 Reading

Did you read any books this year? I hope so! It was a great year for women writers, who dominated critics lists (spoiler alert: including ours), highly anticipated follow-ups, and out-of-left-field debuts.<p>No? Maybe you pretended to read a book this year, lugging around that copy of <i>Oblomov</i> waiting …

The Interior Pieces To Splurge & Save On

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, looking to remodel? Here are five places to splurge—and five places where cheaper is fine.<p>Budgeting for a home renovation is hard enough. The pressure to <i>spend spend spen</i><i>d</i> on top of that? Disaster. Sure, there are some home goods where splurging gets you a …

Personal Finance

Best camera apps for iPhone: How to take the best photos possible!

Need more than the built-in camera on your iPhone? Try these great App Store alternatives!<p>Looking for the best iPhone apps for taking photos on your …

Mobile Photography

Basic Short Story Template: Keep It Simple!

Readers asked for a basic short story template. On Fab Freelance Writing Blog, we’ve been talking about writing and self-publishing short …

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating — For Good

<b>Stop Waiting Until Tomorrow</b><br>We've all been there. Sometimes you find your to-do list so full of endless tasks that you can't will yourself to …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (save $32!)

Following the eight awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps we shared with you on Monday — several of which are still free if you hurry — BGR has a great …

12 Fashion Illustrators To Follow on Instagram

On the cusp of Fashion Month, these are the fashion illustrators to follow for their stylish sketches —which are sure to be in full force for the month of shows ahead.<p>On the cusp of Fashion Month, these are the fashion illustrators to follow for their stylish sketches—which are sure to be in full …

Graphic Design

Summer Beauty Must-Haves: Model Edition

Six top models share their summer getaways and the beauty products they'll been storing in their carry-ons.<p>Six top models share their summer getaways and the beauty products they'll be storing in their carry-ons.<p>Courtesy

Beauty

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Wellness

Beauty: powder foundation

Powder foundation was huge in the 90s then died a slow death, chiefly because it was so bloody annoying to apply. One had the choice of buffing it on with a brush and getting neither the coverage of a foundation nor the matte finish of a face powder, or applying with a sponge and getting a dry, …

How Your Rising Sign Shapes Your Wardrobe

Our resident astrologist on the cosmic influence on personal taste.<p>Your Sun sign is the essence of who you are, but your ascendant, also known as your rising sign, is how you portray yourself to the world.<p>The sign of the zodiac that was coming up over the Eastern horizon when you were born is your …

Self-Acceptance

9 Ways New York City Women Prep Their Skin For Fall

As the seasons change, so does our skin.<p>With autumn around the corner, it's time to reassess our beauty routines to make sure our warm-weather faces are still radiant come fall. The less humid weather may call for heavier moisturizers or conditioning lip treatments, and there are tons of other ways …