Makenzie

26 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | @mdawnb16 | Keep up with Makenzie on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Makenzie”

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 63 – The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Gaskell (1857)

Possibly Elizabeth Gaskell’s finest work – a bold portrait of a brilliant woman worn down by her father’s eccentricities and the death of her siblings<p>Charlotte Brontë, who died in 1855 aged 38, might almost have been an Elizabeth Gaskell heroine. Like Margaret Hale in <i>North and South</i> (1855), or …

How Probiotics Can Give You Clearer And Healthier Skin

I've never been into supplements. To be honest, I think most of them are total bullshit (looking at you, protein powder).<p>But when I was fighting off …

7 real girls share their foolproof home beauty remedies

Mix up a scrubby paste of gram flour, turmeric, rose water. Gently massage it onto your face and let it sit for twenty minutes, then massage it off …

These Are the Best Skincare Products for Your Complexion

Every lady out there should be able to show her face some lovin’ on the reg. But we know the craziness of being a bona fide #girlboss makes it hard to keep up with your skincare routine. So, from our fave anti-aging game-changers to the best green beauty products out there, we found the top-rated …

Skin Care

This is what it's really like to live with an anxiety-induced skin-picking disorder

I started getting weekly manicures when I graduated college back in 2011, hoping perfectly polished nails would signal that I was a polished job …

Mental Health

The trick to persuading people you’re right, according to experimental psychology

It’s an old trope that humans don’t like change—especially when it comes to their opinions. Ancient Greek philosophers complained about the masses refusing to heed their advice. Scholars spearheading the scientific revolution in the 17th century bemoaned their predecessors’ stubbornness. And today, …

We found a super comprehensive makeup tutorial for glasses-wearers, and, FINALLY!

Finding a good makeup tutorial can be tricky, especially for those of us who wear glasses. Sure, we’ve seen plenty of makeup tips for glasses wearers …

Makeup Tutorials

All Glasses Wearers Should Have These Beauty Tutorials Bookmarked

Every glasses wearer knows, when it comes to their beauty routine and their spectacles, it isn't always a love-love relationship. If you're someone …

A Makeup Tutorial You Should Definitely Watch if You Wear Glasses

Shout-out to those who love their corrective lenses *and* their eye shadow palettes.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a</i> …

Where to Contour and Highlight on Your Face — Quick and Easy Makeup Tutorial!

<i>Life & Style's How To: Beauty Buzz will cover the latest in makeup trends while answering all of your beauty related questions — step by step! Stop</i> …

The Only Easy, Minimalist Makeup Tutorial You Need for Spring

It requires no more than eight products.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial"</i> …

Grey Days Hat {Free Knitting Pattern!}

Free Knit Hat Pattern<p>The Grey Days Hat is a stunning new free knit hat pattern that I’m thrilled to feature here on the blog today! I’m a big fan of …

Easy Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern- Great Way to Start Knitting

<b>✅Find Your Perfect Easy Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern Here</b><p><b>For those who are a little timid about learning to knit this easy baby blanket knitting</b> …

Use a Bra to Create This Strapless Dress Hack

Raise your hand if you have ever been annoyed by a strapless dress — me!!! They dig; they fall; they never seem to do the correct thing for your boobies — they are pretty much awful. We’ve thought long and hard about our toxic relationship with the strapless dress and have come up with a solution! …

What to Read When Things Go Nuclear

This week, American politics got ugly (uglier?), when the Republicans used to the “Nuclear Option” to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. …

Books

Read an excerpt from Kristin Cashore's 5-genre novel, Jane, Unlimited

It’s been five years since we had a new Kristin Cashore novel to read, but that’s about to change with the Sept. 19 publication of her ambitious new …

Yes, Women's Brains Are Different from Men's Brains

The real question is whether those very real differences really mean anything.<p>A team of 18 researchers at the University of Edinburgh recently scanned the brains of 5,000 men and women between the age of 40 and 70. They discovered that there are significant differences between men and women in the …

17 Things You Should Know the Next Time You Say 'I’m so Depressed'

We’ve all been there: an unexpected breakup, getting laid off, or tragically losing someone you love. Life is good, but bad things happen, and our …

“Love drugs” will soon be a reality. But should we take them?

Love potions have been a plot point in fairytales for centuries. Now, thanks to dramatic advances in our understanding of the neuroscience behind love, they’re close enough to reality to be studied by Oxford University researchers.<p>Anders Sandberg, a neuroethicist at Oxford University’s Future of …

10 Ways to Cultivate a Positive Mindset and Change Your Life

We all want to improve our lives. Whether it’s our relationships, our work, or our health, life can almost feel like a never-ending process of …

We Asked Young People What It's Like to Date While Anxious and Depressed

"I convince myself that I can't open up to people because there's definitely a stigma."<p>Dating with a mental illness can really fucking suck. Stigmas abound, and often make otherwise promising prospects turn cold.<p>Guy A. Boysen, associate professor of psychology at McKendree University, recently …

A study suggests that women do most of the reminding to get stuff done (and no, it’s not nagging)

Research has shown that, in heterosexual couples, women tend to do more of the housework. Now a new study suggests that couples create memory systems to help them get stuff done—and women also do more of the reminding.<p>They found that men are less likely than women to offer “mnemonic assistance,” or …

10 Quick Fixes for Oily, Acne-Prone Skin

Shine from the inside only.<p>You really can outsmart breakouts and makeup meltdowns. The key? Don't wait til your oily skin goes into overdrive. Keep it in check from morning to night with these grease-defying skin and makeup strategies.

Oily Skin

Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin: Which Do You Really Have?

• Popsugar<br>• Beauty<br>• Skin Care<p>How Can I Tell If I Have Dry or Dehydrated Skin?<p>Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin: Which Do You Really Have?<p>Shares<p>Image Source: POPSUGAR …

Could you live with just three toiletries?

Startup Akamai is on a mission to get people to wash less – but changing modern hygiene habits will not be easy<p>Imagine clearing out that bathroom cupboard bursting with bottles and tubes and replacing them with just three products.<p>That’s what US-based personal care startup Akamai is trying to …

The 7 Best Korean Face Masks You Need in Your Skincare Routine

7 Korean Face Masks You Need in Your Skincare Routine<p>Let's face it, you know you need these.<p>April 07, 2017<p>For those unaware, Korean skin care …