Mary Conwell Sandlin

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I'm Skeptical of Natural Beauty — but These 7 Herbivore Products Changed My Mind

I wish I could be one of those effortless, Goop-y ladies whose skincare regimen includes only beyond-clean ingredients like purified air, CBD oil, and good vibes. But alas, I am a busy woman with the attention span the length of Kanye West's "poopity-scoop" song, and I rarely read labels long …

Skin Care

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I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; a Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. Psalm 139 :14

11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time

Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and gardening hacks will give you …

22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady …

Books

Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

Posted in Best Books for Men and Media<p>This is the first contemporary investigative account of Blackwell’s, an infamous 19th century insane …

8 Drugstore Dry Shampoos That Actually Work

I don't remember what life was like before dry shampoo because I've repressed those days. When I'm too lazy to wash my hair, my bangs are greasy, or …

Succulent Plants GRID

If you're a serial plant-killer, succulents may just be your best bet for success.<p>1 of 5<p>We may earn a commission for purchases made through our links.<p>…

This Dog Bowl Ensures You Never Overfeed Your Pet Again!

Plus, shop 10 other bowls dog owners swear by.<p>Dog bowls come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Whether you’re looking for something stylish, durable, …

Steak Marinades Every Carnivore Needs in Their Kitchen

Can you hear that sizzle?<p>If you're pinched for prep time the next time you host a cookout, don't stress! One easy, time-saving way to simplify the …

The Night Child

• <b>Author:</b> Anna Quinn<p><b>This breathtaking debut novel examines the impact of traumatic childhood experiences and the fragile line between past and present. Exquisitely nuanced and profoundly intimate, The Night Child is a story of resilience, hope, and the capacity of the mind, body, and spirit to save</b> …

Kindred

• <b>Author:</b> Octavia Butler<p>Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to …

These Service Dogs Went On A Field Trip To Disneyland And My Heart Can't Handle The Photos

SO. MUCH. JOY.

Getting Over Rover: Why the Loss of a Dog Can Be Devastating

My wife and I recently went through one of the more excruciatingly sorrowful experiences of our long married life—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, …

If You Effing Suck at Applying False Lashes, Give These Ardell Ones a Try

When it comes to makeup, I consider myself pretty skilled. I can conceal and perfect my base, contour my cheeks to the gawds, and nail a damn good cat eye. But even though I've been able to master all the beauty basics, I f*cking suck at putting on fake lashes.<p>No matter how many tips or …

Makeup

Makeup For Hooded Eyes, With Kelly Mittendorf

The community has spoken: We need a tutorial on how to do makeup for hooded eyes. And after shouting this request into the abyss for long enough, …

The Brands Selling Makeup for Grown-ups

Meet the new Bobbi Browns.<p><i>This story originally appeared in Racked’s daily newsletter. Want more news from Racked?</i> <i>Sign up for our newsletter here</i><i>.</i><p>We’re in a particular makeup moment where the stuff getting all the attention is loud and colorful and sparkly and — yeah, I’m going to be the mom and …

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5 Sephora Eye Creams That Work Better Than Botox

A good eye cream is hard to come by, especially one that is effective in hiding and treating your under-eye circles. Most people turn to cosmetic …

3 Makeup Tricks For Hooded Eyelids That You Should Know

You may have heard of the term “hooded eyes” in the beauty world–but what the heck does that mean? Hooded eyes, or bedroom eyes as those of us who …

These 'Makeup Readers' Make It Possible to Put on Makeup While Wearing Glasses

I'm fortunate to have had a relatively unremarkable eyewear prescription history for most of my life. I wore reading glasses in elementary school to help thwart headaches, and early on in my adulthood, I was always just nearsighted enough to justify a sizable wardrobe of inexpensive eyewear full of …

What to Do in the Garden in March

Spring is almost here! The days are getting longer, the ground is getting warmer, daffodils are beginning to flower and the Blackthorn is bursting …

The 17 Best Body Lotions and Moisturizers for Dry Skin

Aside from sun protection, moisturizer is arguably the most important element of any skin-care routine. "Moisturizer doesn't just add water back into your skin, it also traps in the water you already have to plump it up and protect it," Mona Gohara, a dermatologist at Yale University, previously …

The One Thing You Should Use Before Mascara for Even Longer Lashes

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Even on my most low-key, no-makeup makeup days, I rarely leave the house without swiping on mascara. …

Makeup

A 3-Year-Old Indiana Girl Who Was Not Vaccinated Died From the Flu This Week

A three-year-old Indiana girl who died from the flu Monday was not vaccinated, according to local news outlets.<p>Alivia Viellieux, passed away in her …

Public Health

The Best Books of February 2018: From Zadie Smith to Peter Carey

A Memoir of Wanderlust<p>Laura Smith<p>In <i>The Art of Vanishing</i>, Laura Smith frankly lays bare the ins and outs of her marriage, from how it began to how it ended. Inspired by and obsessed with the story of Barbara Newhall Follett, a woman who lived her life with radical independence, Smith decided to do …

25 Friendship Quotes to Share With Your Besties

It's all about finding the ying to your yang.<p>Friends are the family you choose. Let yours know how much they mean to you with one of these spot-on …

Friendship

This Under-Eye Primer Is Your Secret to Always Looking Awake

Clocking in a full-night's sleep seems like an obvious fix for dark, puffy under-eye circles, but for many of us it doesn't matter if we only went 3 …

Makeup

12 Books for Winter Break

Arguably more fun than working through a last-minute shopping list: lining up your stack of books to take you through the winter months. To get you …

Nevermoor writer has knack for creating whimsical worlds

Jessica Townsend loves enormous cats, umbrellas and chandeliers.<p>So she put them in her first novel, "The Trials of Morrigan Crow," which is also the first book in her fantasy series Nevermoor.<p>Just as the main character, a girl named Morrigan Crow, is about to meet a terrible fate, a red-bearded …

The Last Lynching

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony S. Pitch<p>Nothing casts a more sinister shadow over our nation’s history than the gruesome lynchings that happened between 1882 and 1937, claiming 4,680 victims. Often, in a show of racist violence, the lynchers tortured their victims before murdering them. Most killers were never …