Laura Chen

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9 Affordable Brands I Always Wear to the Airport

With all the planning, preparation, and packing that goes along with traveling, I often wish that I didn't care what I wore to the airport, but I do, …

17 Examples of Dark Brown Hair With Highlights to Bring to Your Colorist

While there are no rules when it comes to hair color, there does seem to be a universally agreed-upon pattern that most people follow: go lighter in …

Luxurious Bathrooms All Have This in Common—Does Yours?

No matter the budget, if you look at a beautiful bathroom, they all have one thing in common. It's not the luxurious marble or the freestanding tubs, …

How to Make Your Foundation Look Like It Was Done by a Makeup Artist

By just looking at, say, red carpet photos, it's easy to assume that celebrities (and/or models) have perfect skin. In reality, what they have is …

15 Fashion and Beauty Essentials for Surviving Long International Flights

There’s nothing comfortable or glam about being cramped in an airplane seat for 17 hours while you fly internationally, but, luckily, there are a few tricks to make the trip bearable. Yes, knowing what to pack in your carry-on and how to pack smarter when you travel are clutch. Now, here are the …

Mushroom Brown Hair Is Trending for 2018—And It’s Much Prettier Than It Sounds

Cool and earthy, this shade is surprisingly refreshing for spring and summer.<p>When sunny and warm summer days are finally on the horizon, most …

Where to Get the Best Removable Wallpapers

Renters have spoken: removable wallpaper is one of the best, most inclusive inventions we've ever been handed. We can now let our freak flag fly and …

Inventions

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography Tutorials

Day Trips from Paris: 6 Uniquely French experiences you can’t miss

The French capital is chic, vibrant and has much to offer – but if you’re looking at a gorgeous green escape from the city, we’ve listed the top day …

The Definitive Guide To Finding Your Skin Tone

Find Your Skin Tone<p>"Undertone is very important as it's the deal breaker when choosing the right foundation like my Undetectable Foundation Stick. …

Tips and Tricks for Using a Light Meter

Rating:<p>2.75 based on 4 Ratings<p>March 24, 2017 By Jennifer Berube<p>Tips and Tricks for Using a Light Meter www.sleeklens.com<p>Light meters might seem like …

French Fries Ready to Dip in Lower Manhattan

An appropriate new addition to Le District, the French market in Battery Park City, is a French fry counter. Hand-cut fries are cooked to order, emerging hot and crisp with a soft interior. They are served with an array of dipping sauces, including several mayonnaise variations and Maille French …

Obama has awesome taste in restaurants — here are some of the best places he has eaten at in New York City

In the past few months alone, they've been hitting some of the trendiest spots around town, fully living up to their reputation of having great taste in restaurants.<p>From trying out farm-to-table grub in Greenwich Village, to hitting old school Italian joints in Nolita, here's a look at some of the …

Greenwich Village

Broncolor’s Free ‘How To’ Section is a Lighting Tutorial Gold Mine

It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner, intermediate, or even a professional, you’ll want to give Broncolor’s free “How To” page a look. There, …

Beautiful Designs Framed By Black Window Trims

Choosing dark colors for the window frames or painting the trim black is a neat trick which can offer many advantages. Black is a timeless neutral. …

“What The Lens” Is a New Website That Helps You Choose a Perfect Lens for Your Style of Photography

Shopping for new gear is always exciting, but choosing among the myriad of options available can be a tedious and time-consuming task. Now thanks to …

15 Must Visit Spots in Crown Heights, Brooklyn: An Untapped Cities Guide

Crown Heights, Brooklyn has long been on the list of up and coming neighborhoods and as the pace of new construction and renovation attests, this …

Hudson Valley

Fashion Insiders on Where to Eat, Drink, Shop, and Sleep in New York City

Visiting New York Fashion Week insiders share their Big Apple musts for surviving the sartorial storm.<p>Since its inception in 1943, New York Fashion …

Fashion Week

6 Hobbies You Can Pick Up (and Kick Butt) in Just 30 Days

You know that feeling when you're on a first date or you're meeting someone new and they ask you what your hobbies are? Unless you're proudly …

The Five Reservations You Need in Vegas (Plus, a Few Backups)

Las Vegas, city of sin. But it’s also a city of numbers.<p>Each year, more than 40 million people visit, bringing with them $50 billion to spend at …

Ribeye

16 Great Indies from 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Ava DuVernay

How to Get 1,034 Email Subscribers in Two Months Using Emotional Triggers - Jeffbullas's Blog

Seth Godin said in an interview a couple of years ago that everyone should start a blog.<p>The first thing I thought to myself was <i>“Yeah right! As if I</i> …

Job Interviews

So You Got a New Camera for the Holidays, Now What?

Every year, without fail, I’ll get a handful of emails and Facebook messages from friends and family asking me how to use the new camera they got for …

17 Marketing Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

December is the time of year when every strategist should be taking a step away from the day-to-day and giving a good hard look at the past year’s performance. After all, if you’re not paying attention to what has worked (or hasn’t worked) over the past 12 months, how are you going to know what to …

Marketing

In 2017 Influencer Marketing Is About To Go Through The Roof

What's your influencer marketing strategy?<p>If you haven't heard, Instagram just announced they have hit the astonishing milestone of housing 600 million users. Combine that with their recent launch of Live video, and it's clear that the wildly successful "As Seen On TV" infomercial trend is taking …

30 Party-Perfect Hairstyles That Require Little Effort

Whether you like it or not, the season of holiday parties has officially descended (sorry, hibernators). To help you spend more time air-kissing and …

Best Black Friday deals on furniture, smart home tech, and more

It’s time to shop<p>Thanksgiving Day has come and gone and all the great Black Friday deals for the home are now up and running. Below, check out our running list of this year’s best Black Friday sales to shop.<p>From furniture staples at Ikea to bedding, appliances, interior design packages, and even a …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Quantum Mechanics

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Quick Tip: A Cleaner Way to Sharpen Your Photos in Photoshop

When you sharpen a photograph, what you’re doing is adding contrast to the edges in an image, but unfortunately, that often leads to black and white …