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The Best Way to Clean Out Your Pores

For most of us, pores have been the bane of our existence since we first looked in the mirror and saw them (and the requisite blackheads) staring back at us. But unlike cringe-worthy class pictures and braces, it's pretty much impossible to grow out of big pores. And, adding insult to injury, they …

6 of Thailand's most beautiful beaches

There are certain things that characterize a Thai beach experience — clear waters, white sand, and the iconic longtail boats that dot the shore. No matter where you go, you'll find vendor peddling food, drink, souvenirs, or massages. There will be plenty of ice-cold beverages (frozen mixed …

5 Korean Beauty Picks to Up Your Spring Skincare Game

Experiencing spring skincare problems? Yep, we all have them. But while some may try to scrub that dull winter skin away (have you grabbed — or made — an organic body scrub yet?), I’m sticking with what I know works: Korean beauty products. I grew up applying, massaging and layering on K-beauty …

Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

10 Stress-Relieving Beauty Products to Keep at Your Desk

Peaceful vibes only.<p>You and I both know that feeling when email is overflowing and there's too much happening at work. Stress is inevitable these days. But even when you feel like you don't have it all together, there are subtle ways to look — and feel — otherwise. When you need a quick pick-me-up, …

The 20 best places to live in America if you want to be happy at work

Job-search website Indeed just released their job-happiness index for 2016, which included a ranking of the happiest metro areas in the US. The report ranked the 50 most populous cities in the country by average job-satisfaction rating on a scale of one to five, culled from Indeed's database of …

Top 71 Motivational Quotes To Boost You Life and Your Energy

Does Motivation needed in our everyday life, No it doesn’t, when? Only if you are “made of gold”. A made of gold person doesn’t need any motivation …

Chemistry, Attraction and the Heart of Love

As a marriage coach one of the most misunderstood topics I encounter is the difference between love and attraction. Most couples come together and marry in the heat of infatuation. The chemistry is undeniable (to them) and attraction is off the charts!<p><b>You're Not Really in Love</b><p>This isn't love, no …

The 5 best places to go camping year-round

Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds.

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How to Treat Cystic Acne, According to Dermatologists

As far as pimples go, those deep, humungous cystic-acne ones are probably the most traumatic. Aside from how much surface area those suckers tend to cover, the pain they cause makes them impossible to ignore. Press on one, and it reverberates throughout your entire face (that's not an …

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Salumi 101: Your Guide to Italy's Finest Cured Meats

I have a little food dance I like to do when the mood strikes. It goes like this: I scrunch my face and wiggle my butt while pumping my fists up and down like pistons. I call it "the ham dance," but pretty much any fancy sliced meat will get me going. And I've been doing it a lot lately, thanks to …

Everything You Need to Know About Lentils

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</b><p>They’re the world’s oldest cultivated legume, so it’s no surprise that lentils have become a staple across …

Yelp reveals top 100 U.S. restaurants for 2016

What's for lunch? It appears everything is on the menu.<p>Yelp released its list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S. on Wednesday, honed through …

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

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The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

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The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

But a new travel website called Tripdelta says it has created a unique algorithm that can save travelers as much as 80% on flight prices compared with those found on the bigger websites.<p>The website, which has been in the works for over two years, was put together by a team of developers who created …

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

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The Introverted Parent's Guide To Surviving The Holidays

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Back when I was smugly in my late twenties, I used to say that the holiday season is only as stressful as you make it. By that point in my life, I had developed a series of fool-proof strategies to help me survive Christmas without losing my mind or …

19 Fabulous Hacks To Make Your Shoes Look And Fit Perfectly Every Time

Buy, adjust, and customize your way to Shoe-vana.

3 Things the Internet Gets Wrong About Contouring

It can take a solid ten minutes to get through a contouring tutorial on YouTube—and that's with time-lapse. "To be honest, it's quite extreme," says makeup artist Diane Kendal. In real life, "contouring can be great, but less is more." Here are three things you should always do when contouring, …

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Transform Your Leftover Turkey Into Crispy, Juicy Carnitas

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm writing this after four solid days of roasting and smoking turkeys by sunlight and painting the walls in my house by moonlight. The last thing I want to do right now is write a long article. It's also going to be …

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Winter Skin Care Swaps to Make Now

The winter weather can cause your beauty look to take a beating. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to ward off flaking skin, frizzy (or worse, staticky) hair, and...

Bryan Cranston's 'Man Band' Proves That Youth Is Overrated

Take that, One Direction.<p>Step aside, Harry Styles. There's a new pop icon in town. And he has a history of dealing ruthlessly with rivals.<p>Bryan Cranston popped into "The Late Late Show With James Corden" on Thursday for a hilarious musical performance. He, Corden and Reggie Watts teamed up to form …

How to Make Foolproof Mashed Potatoes

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

31 Gifts Under $50 to Stuff Your Stocking and Fill Your Pantry

From gifts that stand the test of time to those that don’t (chocolate covered malt balls, anyone?), they're all in our 2015 holiday gift guide.<p><i>Forget naughty or nice—as far as we’re concerned, everyone deserves a ceramic French butter keeper this year. Find more gifts that stand the test of</i> …

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

While family vacations are undoubtedly fun and bring everyone together, sometimes you want to skip the kid-friendly activities and leave the tots with grandma and grandpa. Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? …

The 8 Best Foundations and Concealers for Acne-Prone Skin

No one will ever know.

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