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The Best Road Trips in the World

We pooled our editors for their ultimate road trip picks. While the snacks and tools you pack for a drive through Namibia's deserts might be slightly different than, say, Hawaii's Road to Hana, the joy is all the same. Here, 13 of the best road trips in the world, whether you're looking to stop at …

10 Products That Will Transform Your Hair, Skin and Nails While You Sleep

The secret to waking up looking fresh rather than fried can be as simple as adding a few overnight beauty products to your evening routine. Whether you want to add a bit of color to pale spring skin courtesy of a natural self-tanning agent, replicate the results of a facial, or stave off the …

Skin Care

What Dermatologists Buy at Boots: A Tell-All

Sure, we may be in awe of French pharmacies and fascinated by CVS over the pond, but Boots could easily rival both… honest! There are tonnes of cult …

The Ins and Outs of a Design Sprint

Finally, a design approach you can't afford to ignore.<p>"We wanted to make the best for the most for the least"<br>- Charles Eames<p>When was the last time …

Workout basics: cardio exercises

Our ‘Workout Basics’ series focuses on helping you to perfect your technique across a range of strengthening and toning exercises.<p>Each week, leading fitness instructor Jenny Pacey demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body, including exercises for you glutes, legs, stomach and arms.<p>In …

Exercise

20 Top-Rated Skincare Products from Sephora and More

Finding the regimen of products that works perfectly for your skin can be a total roller coaster. But we can all agree that from anti-aging products to quick-fix eye patches, the moment you uncover your soul-mate product, it’s all worth it. Well, prepare for that magical connection to happen 20 …

The 15 most beautiful Croatian islands

Best for nightlife: Hvar<p>Best for beaches: Rab<p>Best for nature: Mljet<p>Best for wine: Korčula

Scientists told heartbroken people that a nasal spray would cure them. It worked 

Forty men and women, aged 18 to 28, walked into a lab, all suffering from broken hearts. Their emotional pain was measured using neural imaging of their brains. Then they were handed a nasal spray. Two squirts in each nostril, half of them were told, will ease your pain.<p>It worked.<p>Past studies have …

The Brain

Reading books is a major key to success. Here’s how you make it a habit

I’ve said it many times: Reading books is a major key to success. The mega-rich and successful like Bill Gates and Elon Musk devote extraordinary amounts of their time to reading. Musk even attributes his knowledge of how to build rockets to his reading repertoire, and studies have proven that …

Self-improvement

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

Current Obsessions: Considered Design

This week we’ve been eyeing two new restaurants, a Cali-inspired rug collection, and a celebration of women designers. Read on.<p>Calling all East Coast …

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p>1. Yorkshire<p>Visitors …

London flat goes all-in on color and whimsical decor

Maximalism done right<p>Go big or go home, as they say. But for London couple Duncan Campbell and Luke Edward Hall, going big—in this case, going all-in on bold colors, bright accents, and beautiful tchotchkes—means bringing it home.<p>Located within a Victorian building, their vibrant paradise is a …

Improve Your Health By Doing This For 30 Minutes

I always say – and I’ve written it many times – that gardening is a great antidepressant. As beautiful as nature is to look at, there is something …

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board So You Can Use It Forever

Get your mineral oil ready. A wooden cutting board could potentially last your whole life.<p>“Whoever invented the glass or ceramic cutting board, I’d, uh, like to have have a little <i>conversation</i> with them,” <b>Brad Leone</b> said, fuming. Leone, our test kitchen manager, is all about the <i>wooden</i> cutting board. …

The 25 best European city breaks for summer 2018 and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to the top 25 destinations for a city break in 2018, including what to do and where to stay in Venice, Amsterdam, Florence, Lisbon, London, Barcelona and Reykjavik.<p>Italy<p>Rome<p>Rome's mild Mediterranean climate is a persuasive draw for visitors from the cool north, but the …

19 reasons why Spain is still the world's greatest holiday destination

All things considered, Spain is probably the greatest holiday destination on the planet. Here's why:<p>1. It's cheap<p>The pound may have taken a hit against the euro of late, but Spain remains one of the best value destinations in Europe for a summer getaway. Indeed, a Post Office report yesterday …

The best face oils - and why you should be using one right now

A bad experience with a face oil can be enough to put you off them for good. If it’s poorly blended it can leave your skin with a greasy film, while aromatherapy blends can cause irritation and redness. And, if you’re partial to self-tan then oil is a no-go as it can lift the colour and leave you …

Why the Korean Hanacure Face Mask Is Going Viral

We were first introduced to the creepy, crepey Hanacure All-in-One-Facial via Drew Barrymore. A few months ago, during one very cold weekend in winter, the actress shared bits and pieces of her evolving beauty routine, including the revitalizing face mask, on Instagram. ("It gets so tight that it …

21 Tips to DIY and Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel Shelf

Having a fireplace without a mantel is like owning a sofa without the throw pillows. The opportunity is there and it is clear that the sofa would …

The secret skincare ingredient you never knew you needed

There’s nothing new about charcoal. It has been used for health and beauty purposes since Egyptian times. Yet, it lost its allure about a decade ago when we all realised that those chalky sachet face masks weren’t fulfilling their skin-purifying promises, and instead left our complexions dry and …

Best moisturisers for dry skin

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

The Secret To Looking Younger Forever | goop

In her new book, <i>Younger</i>, Dr. Sara Gottfried, our go-to expert for all over-forty health concerns, shows why aging gets a bad rap that isn’t deserved: …

Wellness

The side-by-side comparisons that show how a Hong Kong director influenced “Moonlight”

When director Barry Jenkins first got into film school, hewas gripped by a foreign film that was stylistically different to anything he had ever seen before. His favorite scene in particular was a love scene of a man playing with a toy plane on his girlfriend’s body, with American soul singer Dinah …

10 Gorgeous Plants You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

The "Just Add Ice" orchid is so easy, anyone can do it.<p>Filling your house full of greenery can be as simple as clicking "Add to Cart." Along with everything else under the sun, Amazon also offers an online nursery with some of the prettiest — and easiest — houseplants green thumbs love. Now just …

Tour: A Barcelona Artist's Beautiful Apartment-Atelier

<b>Name:</b> Joana Santamans <b><br>Location:</b> Eixample — Barcelona, Spain <b><br>Size:</b> 2,152 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting for 3 years<p>Church bells ring nearby as I …

Living Rooms

A Years Worth of Interesting Homes: Top Tours from September & October

Houses

The first colour photographs of England

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen offers an effective, manageable way to achieve long-term goals

<i>“Compounding is the greatest mathematical discovery of all time.” — Albert Einstein</i><p>The quest to become a better version of yourself often feels like a roller coaster ride. It’s hard. And it’s usually so uneven. You can end in failure. But life is a journey, not a marathon, so you always have …