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5 Must-Have In-Flight Beauty Products

No matter where you’re headed, helping your skin look good is just as important as the clothes you pack. If photoshopping vacation photos isn’t your …

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

European Travel

Breakfast from the Crock-Pot

It's a busy time of year. This you know. So every bit of extra planning goes a long way, and lately we've been all about a little breakfast prep the …

Breakfast

Lewis Hine: Social Reform Photographer

Two exhibitions of Lewis Hine’s photography are currently on display at the International Center of Photography in New York City through January 19, …

How to Shoot Like a Pro - Subject Matters

Tips for Using Window Light in Portrait Photography

Back in the 80’s and 90’s window lighting was very avant-garde and fashionable. However, then the window was always part of the scene. The subject …

Spice Up with Asian Spices • Just One Cookbook

I have virtually met many wonderful readers and bloggers since I started blogging two and half years ago. Some of them became my lifelong friends, …

Curry Recipes For That Bottle On Your Spice Rack (PHOTOS)

When it comes to Indian recipes, there is one spice mixture that reigns supreme: curry. It may be best-know for its use in varieties of its namesake dish, but there are many more ways to sneak this powder into your homemade foods.<p>In fact, the best part about curry may be its versatility -- not only …

Harper's Bazaar — Jean Shrimpton photographed by Richard Avedon ...

Beauty Queens, Ballerinas And More Glamorous Women Who Do Their Own Makeup

Plenty of stars have so-called glam squads behind them, the professionals behind the made-up face and perfectly blown-out hair. But as it turns out, there are those famous faces who, well, do their own faces. And to be honest, their cosmetics skills are putting ours to shame.<p><b>Models</b><p>Teams of makeup …

The Makeup Transformation That Blew 4,000 Minds

Photo: Via Povilas Staniulionis/Facebook.<p>We get a big kick out of the occasional Internet flare-ups that happen when someone posts a good ol' makeup …

Work-to-Weekend Outfit Idea: We Give Olive Green Pants a Third Try by Adding a Boyfriend Shirt

These olive green pants have had quite the week and not just because they go perfectly from work to weekend (and they just happen to be 50 percent off now—yay!). First, we styled them with a blazer and tucked-in shirt, and then I paired them with an untucked tweed blouse. For my third and final …

Five Fashion Pieces to Buy This Weekend

Wondering what to spend your hard earned dough on this weekend? Besides brunch with girlfriends and bunch of flowers, why not splurge on some new pieces for your closet. We've outlined the best five buys below.<p>1. Helmut Lang Acid Wash Sweatpants, $185, lagarconne.com<p>2. Topshop Pink Sunglasses, $32; …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

Why Sugar Is Just As Bad For Your Skin As It Is For Your Waistline

We all know sugar is bad for your waistline, but what about your skin? With all of the negative press sugar has been getting for its effects on heart health and obesity rates, we thought it was time to decipher its beauty ramifications -- and the results aren't pretty. We spoke to Dr. Nicholas …

Amazon's Luxury Beauty Store Is Exciting News For Cosmetics Lovers

Get ready to drop a whole lot of cash on cosmetics -- Amazon.com has just received a shipment of Burberry, NARS, Deborah Lippmann and more as it officially launches the Luxury Beauty Store today.<p>Click on over to the site, and you'll find a sleek, more streamlined design than your typical Amazon …