Michelle D. Le

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39 Pieces Of Furniture From Walmart You'll Actually Want In Your Home

Gorgeous and affordable. High five!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

10 Clever New Ways to Use a Towel Bar

Don’t you love when a humdrum household object surprises you? Take, for example, the ever-so-utilitarian towel bar. While recently perusing a few of …

Trader Joe's Just Shared Its Top 50 (Plus) Products In Honor Of Its 50th Anniversary

If Trader Joe's didn't exist customers' lives would be completely devoid of colorful boxes of Joe-Joe's, cult-fave jars of Cookie Butter, or …

Trader Joe's

27 Skin Care Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

Best Middle Eastern restaurants in Chicago

Chicago's best Middle Eastern restaurants run the gamut from hole-in-the-wall falafel joints like Taste of Lebanon to sunny sit-down restaurants like …

Hyde Park

Best Mexican restaurants in Chicago

1<p>Photograph: Nick Murway<p>Restaurants, Mexican<p>Carnitas Uruapan<p>At this tiny Pilsen storefront, regulars get special treatment (a.k.a. refried beans, not …

Mexico

15 Design Secrets to Steal From Professional Home Stagers

Trust the professionals when they say details really do matter.<p>If you're a fan of HGTV, you appreciate the power of home stagers — a.k.a. the people who sweep in after a makeover and turn the shell of a house into a warm and inviting home. Use their secrets in your own abode to make it just as …

10 Ways To Stay Productive (and Avoid Your Afternoon Slump)

Change your approach to productivity and let the results speak for themselves.<p>By the time 3:00 p.m. hits, my body starts telling me that it's time to check out. Despite my high motivation and earnest desire to achieve my goals, simple biology causes my energy levels to plummet, negatively impacting …

Time Management

Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

Social Media

Is expensive shampoo really better than the cheap stuff? Scientists reveal all...

Does pricier equal better?<p>It's one of those debates we've long pondered while standing in the haircare aisle: is pricier shampoo REALLY worth it, or …

Finally, A High-End Celebrity Hair Care Line You Can Actually Afford

Last year, hair guru Jen Atkin introduced the beauty world to her brainchild, Ouai Haircare. Suddenly, everyone was itching for more celebrity …

28 Beauty Buys to Grab From Target the Next Time You're 'Only Buying Toothpaste'

Raise your hand if you've ever "accidentally" wandered into the beauty aisle at Target. Yeah, that's what we thought. The good/bad news: There is so much great hair, makeup and ...

Beauty

The 2 Barriers Holding You Back from Finally Writing Your Book, and How to Move Past Them

"I will write my book in 2017!" say aspiring authors everywhere. If you want to make it happen, you must move past these 2 obstacles. Here is how!<p>Do you have "write my book" on your list of 2017 goals or resolutions? The good news is that it's never been easier to write your book.<p>There are …

Writing

23 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You Hired An Interior Decorator

Pro-level techniques that'll make people think you outsourced the work.

15 Ways You're Probably Being Unintentionally Unprofessional

No one intends to appear as a slacker. And still people unknowingly do things that just make you wonder.<p>Most people like to think they bring their "A Game" to work every day. But do they really? Recent studies indicate that even though they make a genuine effort, many are prone to "illusory …

unintentionally

The complete guide to noise-canceling in open offices and other hectic spaces

“Noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption,” 19th-century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once declared. “It is not only an interruption; it is also a disruption of thought.”<p>The millions of employees who work in open offices today might agree. Many arrive at work every …

Consumer Tech

Home Improvements You Can Refresh Your Space With

No matter how much time and effort you put into the design and décor of your home, there will always be room for improvement. Each space and each …

8 Expert-Approved Time Management Tips

We’ve all lamented that there aren’t enough hours in the day or laughed at memes that tell us the road to productivity is paved with cups of strong …

How To Heal Cracked Skin On Every Body Part

The step-by-step guide.<p>At this point in the season, the weather has gone from bearably cold to “OMG I REFUSE TO LEAVE THE HOUSE TODAY”-level freezing. No matter how much we try to bundle (and trust me, we try!!!) there's just no way to keep the cold air from somehow getting through even the <i>toughest</i> …

The Most Popular Concealers at Ulta in 2016

Each product in our makeup bag has a profession: Mascara is the architect, the highlighter is the electrician. But perhaps the most dexterous of the …

8 'Livable Virtues' for Making a Positive Shift This New Year

Resolve this upcoming New Year to make great changes by viewing your life and everyone in it more gently.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When a new year is approaching many of us consider resolutions to improve our lives and our businesses. More often than not …

Self-improvement

How to Own the Room: 6 Steps for Boosting Your Executive Presence

You're ready to move up, but people keep telling you that you don't look the part of a leader. You need executive presence - and here's how to get it.<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>My coaching clients and the people who …

Body Language

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is …

Motivation

17 things successful people do on Monday mornings

"Because you've stepped away for a couple days, these back-to-work mornings are the most memorable for the rest of the week," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of ;"Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"They …

Make Your Mornings Work for You

<i>This piece originally appeared on Uncubed.com.</i><p>There are people who greet the morning with a smile. Then there are the rest of us.<p>Despite the fact …

7 TED Talks to Help You De-Stress Your Busy Girl Life

Feeling a little stressed out now and again is a normal part of life. But while a little stress might actually be good for you, anxiety buildup is definitely something that we should all take seriously. Some people de-stress by lighting a scented candle and escaping the world through a good book. …

9 Things You Do That People Use To Judge Your Personality

<i>This article was previously published on Business Insider and written by Mike Nudelman and Shana Lebowitz.</i><p>From the moment two people meet, they’re …

74 Small Gifts Everyone Will Want to Find in Their Stockings

This holiday season let's vow to not treat the stocking as a dump for trinkets and cheap stuff no one is going to use. Let's instead promise to stuff them with cute, thoughtful items that'll have everyone actually looking forward to sitting down for the stocking-opening ceremony. If you don't know …

Shopping

5 Ways Managers Can Totally Blow It With Employees

Want loyal followers? You'll really want to avoid these negative habits.<p>Have you noticed (I hope) how the best leaders have a keen sense of the things they need to avoid doing to keep leading at a high level?<p>Whether it's focusing less on themselves and putting the spotlight on their followers (what …

Employment

10 Under-$10 Makeup Products the Internet Is Obsessed With

From the blur primer to the champagne highlighter.<p>The internet takes no prisoners when it comes to beauty. And if a product doesn't work, it *will* get raked over the coals. So whenever something gets universally-lauded—at a wallet-friendly price, no less—attention must be paid and a trip to the …

Makeup