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You already enjoy hanging out in the kitchen, experimenting with recipes. Why not use those same principles to whip up a mask, scrub, or cream for …
Transforming your body care products from harmful to homemade doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take hours of your time.
These four simple natural …DIY
Cleansing the face with the right product is one of the most crucial steps to maintaining good skin. We’ve heard whispers about the pH of cleansers …Skin Care
For the past year, it seems like we’ve been waging an all out war on gluten. Of course, there are those that must do it for serious health reasons …
From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.
1) An alternative to shaving cream. Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.
2) Facial scrub: Slough off dead skin …
It goes way beyond just heating up your food.
1. Give your plants a boost
Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …Microwave
How am I going to top last year's Thanksgiving (wherein I was proclaimed the queen of sides, and made this, this, and this)? I think I may have the answer: homemade booze-infused garnishes and tipples to lower the inhibitions of my guests—many of whom are disciplined calorie-counters the rest of the year—so they go for one-too-many helpings. Evil plan or best hostess ever?
For inspiration, we turned to our favorite bloggers—and found seven …Recipes
We could pretend that whiskers are only something big, brawny men have to deal with, but we wouldn’t want to lie to you like that. Oh, you know what we mean. With Movember upon us, all the men of the world will be growing out their mustaches, and the women of the world will continue to deny they …Hair
Everyone knows that a pie is only as good as its crust. But consistently achieving a tender, flaky texture, buttery flavor, and golden glow can be …Pie
Everybody needs a clubhouse. May we suggest a tree fort? In Toronto, artist William Askew designed one on stilts that we'd love to have in the backyard. Here's how to recreate the look:
(N.B.: Wondering if the inside of the fort is just as charming? Read on for Askew's interior photos.)
Above: Part spacecraft, part treehouse, "the kids love the thing," says Askew. Photograph via The Marion House Book.
A sculptor by training, carpenter Askew …Interior Design
Love literature AND architecture? Check out this collection of homes where some of our most celebrated literary figures did some of their most …Literature
Rumor: After a While, Your Skin Gets Used to Products
Reality: It depends on the active ingredients, says Grossman: “Your skin does acclimate to …
A bit more intense than do-it-yourself at-home exfoliators, spa-administered body scrubs result in allover skin smoothness, since there is a …
We’re on a real nature high over here. Whether we’re DIYing with acorns, leaves or branches, it’s all about bringing a bit of what’s outside in. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your scent-game naturally, here are 12 tips to make your house smell amazing this winter.
1. Lavender Lemon Candles: …DIY
The action star recently purchased this sprawling estate on one of the highest points in Bedford, New York.
Bruce Willis is now the owner of 22.32 acres of land in Bedford, New York, after purchasing a five bedroom home, as well as an adjoining piece of land, with sprawling views of the …Bruce Willis
Poisoning would take place after several days of repeated consumption. Symptoms include vomiting, sudden headache, and dizziness.
6. Humans are born …Food
Beauty Uses for Vinegar
Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.
Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be …Hair
This light and creamy body butter smells just like honey and a warm summer day, and I am utterly smitten with it. As I write this I am constantly …
Through the seasons here in the wilderness, it is dry in the summer months, and the woodstove dries things out in the winter, so it is nice to know …
It’s so nice to see something that is truly original. When designer Cora Neil approached us with her new planter concept, we were blown away. It had …
Depending on which entry is chosen, cultivated plantings give way to wild spaces or vise versa.
Now five years old, New York City’s High Line seems …New York
We don’t need to rehash that whole housing bubble bursting thing, but it has led to an interesting real estate trend — more and more people are choosing to “flip” houses, or buy, renovate and resell for a higher price. If you’re a DIY TV junkie like us, you’ve probably seen Flip or Flop on HGTV. If …Sarah Jessica Parker
From when we grab our morning coffee until the time we walk through our front door again, we are always on the go. Alwayyyyys. In the hustle and …
Skin care products can be a major source of toxins for many people. Most are packed with chemicals and artificial ingredients that might have a …
Natural skin care can be pretty expensive but it shouldn’t be as you have all the necessary alternatives in your kitchen to solve many beauty issues. …Natural Skin Care
"Going green." "Natural living." "You are what you eat." All of these mantras sound great and make fun bumper stickers, but they never really …