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How to Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation Once and for All

Skin care for women of color is seriously lacking, but we found an exception.<p><i>Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of</i> …

15 Bullet Journal Hacks That Are Going to Totally Transform Your Life

Type-A perfectionists, prepare to swoon.<p>If you've spent any time on Instagram, you're likely intrigued by (or obsessed with) bullet journals. A combination of a diary, to-do list and planner, a "bujo" organizes just about everything in your life. Get in on the hand-lettering trend by adding these …

Pence arrives in Germany for meetings with world leaders

MUNICH (AP) — Making his debut on the world stage, Vice President Mike Pence is looking to reassure skeptical allies in Europe about U.S. foreign …

Donald Trump

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

Educational Christmas gifts for children

Play time; it really is a crucial factor in the development of your child's cognitive ability. Not only does play time help develop good social skills through bonding with parents and friends, it can also improve decision-making skills and subject specific knowledge, depending on the toy or …

5 Essential Pots & Pans for the Aspiring Home Chef | shopswell

Complete cooking sets are kind of a waste of your money - you'll end up with pots or pans you never use that just clutter your kitchen. Most chefs …

Kitchens

5 Books to Help You Raise Happy, Thoughtful Tweens and Teens

“Kids don’t come with an instruction manual” is an old adage I heard a lot when I first became a mom. But based on the vast number of parenting books …

Parenting

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Here's to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

Happiness

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

Whaaaaaaat?!

Books

Working Out With Victoria’s Secret Model Cindy Bruna: The 5-Step Guide to Flat Abs

On the fifth floor of a Neo-Gothic tower in New York, where large picture windows and free-weight stations overlook the city’s Nomad neighborhood, Cindy Bruna is bouncing eagerly from toe to toe. The 21-year-old French model has just arrived at trainer David Kirsch’s Madison Square Club for one …

The Young Adult Reading Guide

Some of the most timeless, iconic literature ever written was written for young adults. And in recent years, thanks to unputdownable series like <i>The</i> …

As A Beauty Editor, Here Are 12 Products I Always Recommend To My Friends

The question I always get as a beauty editor, "What products are you using?" My response: It is always changing. I mean, it is my JOB to try new …

28 Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

2016 holds a ton of highly anticipated big screen adaptations, particularly titles like <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, <b>Silence</b>, and <b>Nocturnal Animals</b>. Take a peek at the major titles that you'll be able to catch in the movie theater this year, and see a ton more movies that are also being adapted!

Beauty Mythbuster: Can Brown Lipstick Really Work as an All-in-One Makeup Product?

STEP 1: CONTOUR YOUR FACE<p>The first step is adding a bit of shape and definition to your face by using the lipstick as contouring product. Apply it to the sides of your nose, right under your cheekbones, along your hairline, under your bottom lip and on your jawline/neck. Yes, you will look <i>crazy</i> at …

Fall Movie Preview 2015: Biopics, Bond and 'The Force Awakens'

From Oscar contenders to new Tarantino and 'Star Wars' films, all you need to know on the season's big movies<p>26<p>By<p>Fall is the time of the year when …

Movies

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

Strawberry-Cucumber Salad with Lemon Cream

4 Servings<p>Strawberries and cream…and cardamom. The cooling spice and cucumbers give berries an element of intrigue.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound strawberries, hulled, quartered<p>3 Persian cucumbers, sliced<p>½ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>Kosher salt<p>3 teaspoons sugar, divided<p>½ cup crème fraîche<p>1 …

Flavors

The Biggest New Trends in Green Beauty

Credo Beauty's buyer on the hottest ingredients and best all-natural products of the moment.<p>If you're a product junkie who can't imagine life before Sephora, you have Shashi Batra to thank. Batra was on the executive team responsible for bringing the cosmetic giant to the U.S. and now, he's poised …

63 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Pop, rock, rap, country, and R&B for June, in no particular order.

Music

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Isis: Inside the Army of Terror; The Rise of Islamic State – review

Two accounts – from Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan, and from Patrick Cockburn – offer contrasting perspectives on the rise of jihadism in the Middle East<p>Isis feeds first on state dysfunction, second on Sunni outrage. In Iraq, Sunni Arabs are a minority displaced from their privileged position by …

Middle East

Studying AND Working? Here’s How to Balance Test Prep With a Full-Time Job

Whether you’re a financial analyst seeking CFA certification, a paralegal studying for the LSAT, or an aspiring MBA swimming in GMAT books while working toward your 10,000 hours, you can relate. Preparing for standardized tests while continuing to propel your corporate career can seem virtually …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

11 Health And Fitness Apps That Achieve Top Results

It’s 2015. It’s time to take your future and your health into your own hands. No, literally. Fitness and nutrition is now readily available at the touch of a button thanks to the numerous health and exercise apps available for your smart phone. But with hundreds of thousands out there to choose …

Fitness

'Belle,' 'Step Up,' And 12 Great Films You Missed In 2014

This is a special portion of the year-end review, where I try to single out some genuinely good films that slipped through the cracks or maybe just didn’t get the audience they deserved. I’ve been doing this for years, but frankly it’s a little harder now that the Video On Demand distribution …

Music: new talent for 2015

On the eve of the BBC Music Sound of 2015 poll, the Observer’s music critics pick out the young contenders set to grab next year by the horns<p>While the rest of the world is looking forward to Christmas and perhaps thinking back over the highlights of 2014, in the relentlessly forward-looking world …

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2014. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

When it came to clothes, Bill Clinton was a disaster, or so thought his tailor the first time he peered into the newly elected president’s closet. It …