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The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

Wellness

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in October

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in October:</b><p>For the last half century, thousands of spectators have been drawn to the river that separates <b>Boston</b> and <b>Cambridge</b> to witness the world’s largest rowing competition—the <b>Head of</b> …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

European Travel

Dress Your Windows With These 19 Curtain Alternatives

Finding window treatments that protect your privacy or shade you from glaring sun can be one of the most tedious and joyless of all decorating tasks. But it doesn’t have to be. First of all, there is no law stating that you have to cover your windows. But if your view is less than enchanting or you …

Living Rooms

Tips for travelling in 21st-century China

The Middle Kingdom is one of the fastest changing countries in the world. Its economy is robust and its population increasingly more modern and tech savvy. Yet, China is still a country of paradoxes.<p>You’ll get 3G connection in remote farmland in Inner Mongolia, though there mightn't be running …

Bank of China

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Upcycle – Recycle project: Turn a wine bottle into an etched water carafe.

I love how some restaurants just put a bottle of water on the table and you can refill your own glass. That concept and a plethora of empty wine …

Get on This DIY Basic: Glitter Booties

The year was 2011. Barneys was peddling a pair of boots that every girl on earth wanted. They had a little heel. The area right above the heel was blinged out in sparkly gold glitter. And they had a price tag that read $595. Hearts sank. Then, the makers of the world realized what makers realize on …

To This Day

Best of 2013: 13 Clever Style Tips and Tricks

Next up as we close out 2013, we’re setting our sights on style and all the fun ways we hacked, beaded, and styled it up this past year. From pockets to fringe to LED headbands, here are our top 13 style tutorials of 2013.<p>1. DIY Pockets: Remember Polly Pocket? Well, this tutorial has absolutely …

Crafting

Calm Before the Storm: A Pre-Holiday Detox

Founder of the SLVRBK mat and holistic health professional, Steven Macari, teaches you how to boost your immune system before the holiday insanity.<p>A pre-holiday detox will boost your immune system and help you stay healthy during that hectic holiday season. It will also help you come out of the …

Wellness

10 Must-Makes for a Dia de los Muertos Celebration

As you may have gathered, this week at Brit + Co. has been all about Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. And you guessed it! We’re wrapping up the week with a festive fiesta filled with sugar skulls in just about every shape and size. Here’s how to make your own DIY Dia de los Muertos …

Decorations

4 Secrets To Keeping Your Skin Young At Any Age

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p><i>When it comes to our faces, we don’t rely on just anyone to tell us what our skin needs to get that ever-elusive glow.</i> …

How to Fall Asleep

Falling asleep isn't always as simple as placing your head upon a pillow and shutting your eyes. Thoughts, worries, and discomfort all have a way of …

How to Follow Your Intuition

Intuition is "knowing" something without being able to explain how you came to that conclusion rationally.[1] It's that mysterious "gut feeling" or …

The Best Bras to Wear Under Backless, Strapless, and Other Tricky Tops

That halter dress or backless blouse has been hanging in your closet, waiting for its moment in the limelight, for far too long. Hey, we get it: It's hard to figure out what bra...

9 Hot Makeup Looks for Fall 2013

Browse some of our favorite celebrity inspirations for fall makeup.<p>The season's most memorable—and magnificent—makeup looks have a bit of daring and a lot of sex appeal. Even better? They're easy enough to try at home.<p>Getty Images

21 Ways to Amp Up Your Tights

Here at Brit HQ, we think there’s no better way to dress up your legs for fall than with a pair of tights. But when we busted out our ‘hose for the season, we realized they were all so <i>boring!</i>—black pairs and nude pairs, and even brightly colored pairs looked so plain. That’s why we’re so stoked …

Clothing