Katherine Tuan

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13 Natural Deodorants to Keep You Smelling Fresh

Because chemicals can stink.<p>Natural deodorants have come a long way since those cloudy crystals that claimed to ward off smell. While the aluminum-based options tend to be more effective for heavy sweaters, if you prefer to keep your beauty routine green, these 13 botanical options will keep you …

Skin Care

How to Make a Cooling Aloe Spray to Soothe Your Sunburn

<i>This summer, check ELLE.com every Friday for fun and easy do-it-yourself hacks.</i><p>We'll give you the benefit of the doubt and say that god-awful sunburn was a fluke. (Because you ALWAYS apply your sunscreen religiously, riiight?) None of us are perfect—and even those of us that lather up the good …

Skin Care

#ELLEloves: Supergoop! Sunscreen

Supergoop! Everyday Sunscreen<p>$19-$48; supergoop.com<p>First of all, <i>we made it</i>: The summer solstice is officially upon us at last. But the longest day of the year isn't just an excuse for a late evening barbecue—it also means a <i>lot</i> of hours of sun. And while we should all know to don our sunscreen …

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10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

The 10 Best Books About Motherhood

Photo: Amazon<p>Mother's Day is a time of sweet, even saccharine reflection on how much we adore the women who raised us. Mother's Day is over. May is almost over. Now that we're a few weeks past it, let's have a moment to appreciate books by and about all kinds of mothers, many of whom would give …

Books

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

DIY

7 Quick Dinners To Make This Week

I do say food's the shit, if I do say so myself.

Dinner Tonight: Crab Mac + Radicchio Salad

This dinner from Food52 needs no explanation -- other than the fact that Mondays, more often than not, are usually accompanied with a need for creamy, cheesy pasta. Maybe it's to celebrate having made it through the beginning of the week, or perhaps it's because Friday would just seem a <i>little</i> bit …

Lentil, Avocado and Farro Salad

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A trick for cooking farro on a weeknight -- and a salad to make with it.</i><p>Usually I walk the center aisles of the grocery store with a glazed look, passing by most of …

Seven Miracle Beauty Products Found in the Food Aisle

Strawberries as teeth whitener? Yep.<p>Though I opt for takeout more than I would like to admit, one of the things I really appreciate about cooking a meal at home is that I know exactly what I am putting in my body. It's so much healthier—not to mention cheaper. So why not use that same mentality …

Skin Care

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

How to Make the Best Scallion Pancakes

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

How To Make Sense Of Confusing, New Blood Pressure Advice

If you're confused about the latest recommendations for treating high blood pressure, take heart. Doctors are confused, too.<p>On Wednesday, a panel of specialists called the Eighth Joint National Committee published guidelines saying that many people over 60 don't need to start taking medications to …

Restaurant, Impossible

<b>Kalico Kitchen</b>, a Michigan restaurant that was featured on Food Network's <b>Robert Irvine</b> vehicle <i>Restaurant Impossible</i>, has been shut down by the health department. The owner is looking to sell, and blames the show for some of her struggles saying that negative reactions to the episode made business …

Holiday Punch Recipes

Pamper your party guests with these festive punches<p>Fall and winter are full of holidays, which means lots of parties, often with family involved. A …

The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>"Stop making cookies."<p><i>I'm sorry, what was that dear?</i><p>"I said, <b>stop making cookies</b>."<p><i>That's odd</i>, I thought to myself. <i>Why would she be saying that? Wouldn't any wife be pleased to be married to a husband who fills the house with the aroma</i> …

33 Festive And Beautiful Foods To Make For Christmas

There are so many great things about the holidays. One of them is presents; all of the rest of them are food.

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Golden Galette Tops the List of All-time Favorite Potato Recipes

As the author of three "fresh" cookbooks, I'm supposed to say kale is my favorite vegetable. Or Brussels sprouts. Honestly, I like these veggies; but I would lie down on the train tracks for a potato gratin, a plate of crispy fingerlings, or a slice of Golden Gruyère Potato Galette (see below). …

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

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Amazon Black Friday 2013 deals

In the frantic leadup to Black Friday, every retailer is looking for a way to differentiate its sale from the competition. Amazon's trick is to go all out with daily deals. Starting Sunday November 24th, the retail giant will begin offering deals with deep discounts. They'll come thick and fast — …

The 8 Stews You Should Cook This Season

Yes, we know, it feels like we were just talking about tomatoes. And peaches. And hell, spring break. But it's time to face it; it's time to get out that Dutch oven, it's time for a glass of red wine, it's time -- oh yes -- to make some stew.<p>Whether it's for a weeknight dinner or a Sunday project, …

One Sociologist's Epic Quest: Walk New York City, All 120,000 Blocks

Sifted: Pumpkin Pie Oreos, Easy Pumpkin Hummus + More

Keep your carving pumpkins for Halloween while you turn sugar pumpkins, a petite and sweet variety, into a creamy pasta sauce.<p>Pumpkins make great …