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A Definitive Buying Guide for the Cult Favorite Instant Pot — Including the Fancy New 'Instant Pot Max'

Find the best deal for you and your kitchen.<p>This is big news, people. The makers of the Instant Pot are coming out with a new and even more souped-up …

'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence

Some parents see it coming. Natalie was not that kind of parent.<p>Even after the director and a teacher at her older son's day care sat her down one afternoon in 2011 to detail the 3-year-old's difficulty socializing and his tendency to chatter endlessly about topics his peers showed no interest in, …

Autism

How goopy Are You: Vol. 1

We all deserve an easy routine that feels fantastic, actually works, and doesn’t expose us to toxins. GP’s been clean for years, and these are her …

Priyanka Chopra's Little Black Book of Fashion Secrets

The actress introduces us to her team of fashion gurus...<p>Priyanka Chopra may have good genetics and natural beauty on her side—but she puts her trust in her expert stylists to help her choose the looks that are garnering her an ever growing base of fashion fans. Priyanka is opening up her little …

Red Carpet

Places - Atlas Obscura

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Rights & Freedoms

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Ever since he had Lasik surgery two years ago, Geobanni Ramirez sees everything in triplicate.<p>The surgery he hoped would improve his vision left the 33-year-old graphic artist struggling with extreme light sensitivity, double vision and visual distortions that create halos around bright objects and …

Medicine

Five on Five: Get to Know the People Behind Five of Instagram's Best Beauty Accounts

<i>Welcome to Five on Five, where we introduce you to the best and brightest accounts within Instagram's vibrant beauty community. In each edition, beauty reporter Devon Abelman asks five Insta-geniuses to answer five questions that reveal their biggest inspirations, must-have products, and more.</i> …

Makeup

Living with BC

The Revolutionary Face Mask You Didn’t Know You Needed

Are Glitter Masks As Good As They Look? We Tried Them All!

Relish Austin

Anthony Bourdain loved Austin, but he loved a lot of places.<p>Anthony Bourdain spoke at SXSW Interactive in 2012 and again in 2016. In 2012, he filmed …

Serve the People

5 Skin-Smoothing Miracles

No matter what our age, healthy, plump, smooth, supple-looking skin makes an enormous difference in how we look and feel. There’s plenty of common …

Skin Care

See How This Colorist Transformed Her Client's Graying Roots Into Fully Silver Hair

Any colorist who has given a client trendy gray hair will tell you it's rarely a simple or swift process. It usually requires going platinum first, which can take several sessions and cause quite a bit of damage; keeping the yellow tones at bay is another feat in and of itself. But just because …

Hair

A Beginner's Guide to Reading Palms

<i>Welcome, cosmic warriors. I'm astrologer Aliza Kelly Faragher, and this is Allure Astrology, a column dedicated to all things magick. Quick, grab my hand — today we're exploring the art of reading palms.</i><p>Of all divination practices, <b>palm reading</b>, also known as chiromancy or palmistry, is one of the …

Spirituality

Women in Heart of Brotopia Reap Billions From Skin-Care Smash

Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields aren’t your typical San Francisco billionaires.<p>For one, they made their fortunes in beauty products, not tech. For …

Skin Care

Moon Juice Expands to Skin Care With New Beauty Shroom Line

Never in a million years did Amanda Chantal Bacon think she'd launch a skin-care line. Bacon is most notably known as the face and founder of Moon Juice, a Los Angeles-based wellness hub filled to brim with dusts, tonics, and potions claiming to make you smarter, give your skin a glow, and improve …

Skin Care

10 Ikea Items Designers Won't Leave The Store Without

When we asked a few of our favorite designers what their all-time, must-have Ikea product was, blogger Shavonda Gardner said, “Oh boy! That’s like …

IKEA

Your lack of sleep is ruining your productivity

<i>Fast Company</i> has run thousands of articles on every aspect of productivity. But the one topic that comes up the most, and that really is at the root of a lot of other productivity issues like focus, decision making, and time management, is sleep. No one thinks they are getting enough, and everyone …

Sleep

Sephora Announces Its First Beauty Convention, Sephoria: House of Beauty

With all the colors, swatches to try, and tools to play with, walking into Sephora is basically the beauty equivalent of going to Disneyland. But now, in honor of the retailer's twentieth anniversary, that beauty playground mentality is becoming even bigger and better. Sephora just announced that …

Beauty

Winnie Harlow's Very "Complex" Skincare Routine Includes Plenty of Oils

It was a steamy day to be in New Jersey on Saturday, as temperatures hit nearly 90 degrees with nary a raindrop in sight, despite some initial weather reports. But a little sun and warning of rain couldn't turn away celebrities and polo enthusiasts alike who headed out in droves to Liberty State …

Skin Care

Michael Pollan recommends 4 books that will change the way you think about your brain

The author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma appeared on The Ezra Klein Show to discuss his new book about the science of psychedelics.<p>Michael Pollan’s work has mostly focused on what we eat and why, most famously in his 2006 book <i>The Omnivore’s Dilemma</i>. That book’s advice — Eat food. Not too much. Mostly …

Barnes & Noble

‘People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam federal relief programs

Nine months after Harvey, middle-class Houston has recovered, but low-income neighborhoods are in disarray.<p>HOUSTON — Nine months after Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on the Gulf Coast, green grass has returned to plush Houston developments and the city’s downtown hums with …

Extreme Weather

15 Holy-Grail Products Beauty Bloggers Swear By

When I’m looking for new skin-care or makeup recommendations, I turn to my favorite beauty bloggers. Part of a beauty blogger’s job is to test and …

Skin Care

Whole Foods launches a wellness-inspired home goods shop

First health and wellness movement came for your food. Then it came for your beauty. And now its officially come for your home.<p>Following the healthy living trend, Whole Foods has announced a newhome goods expansion. The Amazon property opened Plant & Plate, collection of artisanal pottery, plants, …

New Jersey

Makeup Artist Nam Vo Shares Her Secret to Getting Perfect Highlighter at NYFW

What happens when you pair a makeup artist behind some of Instagram's most viral highlighter videos and a beloved fashion blogger? You get a partnership made in New York Fashion Week heaven. Nam Vo worked with Aimee Song this week to create some of the trendiest makeup looks on Instagram. Believe …

What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems

The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” So what does it take to increase the complexity of our thinking?<p>Too many leaders default to …

Management

The blockchain believers - MIT Technology Review

What makes blockchain devotees so passionate about the technology? Is it a means to get rich or something much bigger? And how do you even explain …

DERMA E, Leading Natural Skincare Brand, to Join Topix Family of Brands

AMITYVILLE, N.Y. & SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Topix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the leading provider of premium, micro-branded and branded …

Skin Care

How to Get the Most Out of a Day Off

The idea of “vacation” often conjures up thoughts of trips to faraway lands. While it’s true that big trips can be fun and even refreshing, they can also take a lot of time, energy, and money. A lot of people feel exhausted just thinking about planning a vacation—not just navigating personal …

Remote Working

I Used a Derma-Roller on My Body to See If It Would Actually Heal Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are a part of life—that I've accepted. And now that some brands have decided to stop Photoshopping them out of their ad campaigns and …

Skin Care