Melissa Gurholt

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Puffy Eyes, Dark Circles, and Bags: Dermatologists Explain the Difference

I’ve always been bothered by my dark under-eye circles. No matter how many hours I sleep a night, they’re always there, and no amount of serum or …

Skin Care

6 Ways Unloved Daughters Self-Sabotage (and How to Stop)

The inability to see how our behaviors—how we act in the present, long after childhood—were shaped by how we were treated in childhood impedes both …

Self-help

Charlotte Tilbury’s New Concealer Is Actually Magic—Here’s Photo Evidence

Fact: I am a devout worshipper at the makeup altar of Charlotte Tilbury. All her products—from her Matte Revolution Lipsticks to her …

Makeup

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

The Only 6 Moves You Need for a Better Butt

This is how Anna Victoria works her glutes (and abs!)<p>If you’re looking for a booty-blasting routine, look no further than fitness pro Anna Victoria’s …

Workouts

Switch Up Your Meal Prep with Thai Chicken Rice Bowls

Make the bowls:<p>Place the rice, 2 cups of water, and a generous pinch of salt in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce …

Recipes

This Is the Ultimate Move For Sculpting Arms and Abs — Try These 30 Variations

The ultimate bodyweight move, the plank is one of the best total-body moves you can add to your routine, especially if strong abs and arms are one of your goals. Add these effective variations to challenge your muscles even more.<p>Balance on your hands and toes with your body in one straight line, …

Workouts

Challenge Yourself With This Trainer's No-Equipment Ab Workout — It's a "Tough One"

Are you up for a challenge? Personal trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells is here to fire up your abs like never before. She shared an advanced bodyweight ab workout on Instagram that's "not for beginners," according to her caption. The workout features five killer moves that require zero …

Exercise

7 Crime Titles Recommended on MY FAVORITE MURDER

On of the best things about the very popular podcast My Favorite Murder is that hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark are readers. Big readers. …

Books

Bayfield, Wisconsin: Family Travel Guide

Sea caves, rock formations and cultural history make Bayfield more than a beach destination<p>What to do in Bayfield<p>Quiet and pristine, this beachy haven in the Badger State is a base for exploring the fascinating Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Kayakers from all over the world come to paddle …

Family Travel

If Lower-Belly Fat Is Your Trouble Spot, Then Try This Ab-Focused Workout

Lower-belly fat is a common problem area for people looking to flatten their bellies and tighten their core. Although you can't specifically spot target fat loss — as you lose weight, you can't control which fat cells shrink from which body parts — you can target specific muscles with certain …

Workouts

This Viral DIY Turmeric Mask Recipe Cured My Dark Under-Eye Circles for Real

I hoard eye creams like they're going out of style. Or rather, as if tomorrow will be the eye cream apocalypse. I'm obsessed. You know how some …

Skin Care

These Are the Books You Should Buy On Prime Day

(Image credit: Marisa Vitale)<p>Christmas in July, A.K.A. Amazon's Prime Day, has finally arrived. While tech junkies get excited about the electronics …

Books

Sweet Black Cherry Crisp

Get inspired with our best summer appetizers like crab dip, salsa, nachos and more from Food Network.<p>Round out your perfect picnic or cookout with …

Cooking

Lentil Salad

1<p>Clean and rinse lentils, removing all rocks and broken beans. Set aside.<p>2<p>In a small pot, add the water and salt. Bring to a boil.<p>3<p>Add cleaned …

Recipes

Lighthearted Books to Read When Life is Hard

Perhaps you’re feeling depressed by the constant barrage of horrible news in your Twitter feed. Maybe you’re inundated at work and don’t have the …

Books

15 Booty-Enhancing Exercises You Can Do Right at Home (No Equipment Required!)

Your living room or bedroom can sometimes be the best gym. Although weights are key to booty gains, you can still tone your butt without using any equipment in between gym sessions. Whether you're short on time, dumbbells, or even a membership, we've got you covered with the best at-home exercises …

Workouts

Megan Abbott's 6 favorite books based on true crimes

<i>Megan Abbott's new thriller,</i> Give Me Your Hand<i>, chronicles a rivalry between two female scientists who were teenage friends. Below, the award-winning</i> …

The 11 Best Exfoliating Pads for the Brightest, Glowiest Skin Ever

Any skin-health expert will tell you that chemical exfoliation is a key part of an effective skincare routine. According to Byrdie's most trusted …

Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

How Many Of Our Favorite 2018 Books Have You Read So Far?

So many amazing reads, and we've still got almost half the year left.

13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

Books

These 13 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

Spice Up Summer Cookouts With Summer Grain Salad

Spice Up Summer With Harissa Grain Salad<p>Summer is all about the heat, so is this spicy farro salad.<p>This recipe for summer grain salad only takes …

Preparing your child for menstruation

Menstruation typically begins at about age 12, but periods are possible as early as age 8. That's why it's important to discuss this topic early. …

Ready for Vacation? Here’s the Best Tech for Trip Planning

Smartphone? Check. Spare battery? Check. Power cables? Check. After deciding which gadgets to pack for your summer vacation, you can move on to the harder — and more fun — part: planning what you are going to do.<p>Flipping through printed travel guides and paper maps is passé. Tech tools are far more …

Google Maps

20 new books to read in July

July's 20 must-reads

The Top 5 Mistakes You Can Make On A Road Trip — And How To Avoid Them

<i>Summer is officially here! And here at mbg we’re all about traveling light and creating space for real transformation. Whether you’re jetting off to</i> …

16 Household Items You Probably Didn't Know You Could Clean With

Potatoes for a dirty grill and mayo for doodles on the wall.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 13 Clever Hacks That'll Make Cleaning Cheaper And Easier<p>• Literally 536 Solutions To All The Cleaning Questions You've Ever Had<p>• 20 Cleaning Hacks That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Cleaning

Summer Side Dishes That Deserve Main Course Status - Chowhound

Barring a steak frites feast or Korean barbecue blowout, meat is not always the main attraction at a great meal—not even at a summer grilling bash. …