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DIY: How to make your own distressed denim

With Spring right around the corner, we are dreaming of lighter clothes and letting our skin out from under bulky sweaters and coats. One of the best …

Clothing

How to Respond When an Interviewer Asks if You Have Any Questions

<i>Answer by Edmond Lau, Engineer at Quip, on Quora.</i><p>“What questions can I answer for you?” I asked the interview candidate. We had finished working …

Here's What an Avocado Hair Mask Does to Your Hair

<b>Find out more DIY beauty tricks from Shannon Ray at Gloss and Dirt!</b><p><i>Ray was the winner of the 2012 Allure Beauty Blogger Awards. Find out the winner of the 2014 Beauty Blogger Awards here!</i><p>Remember elementary-school science fairs? The white backboards that were Elmer's-glued to the gills with …

7 Bridal Parties Who Totally Nailed The 'Mismatched Dresses' Trend

It’s the trend that’s dominating Pinterest wedding boards everywhere: “mismatched” bridesmaid dresses. They’re a creative departure from the more traditional, matchy-matchy color schemes we see at weddings, and a welcome opportunity for your girls to pick a cut and color that works for them.<p>We’ve …

How to Be Really Good at Dating, According to Professional Matchmakers

Have you spent one too many evenings in, snuggled up to a pint of ice cream with Netflix? Sometimes a little advice is all that's standing between our relationship with Ben & Jerry...

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

9 Things That Mess with Your Hormones

The seemingly innocent habits that throw your body for a loop

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition

How to Make Your Fruits and Veggies Last

Fresh produce is a must at every meal, and many of us pay a premium for organic, so it's a shame to ever let it go to waste. Here's a complete guide to making your fresh produce last, whether you have just a grocery bag or crates full of it. This guide will help you enjoy succulent stone fruits and …

Vegetables

Baklava

Heat oven to 300°. Combine almonds, 1⁄2 cup sugar, bread crumbs, and ground cinnamon in a large bowl; set filling aside. Unwrap phyllo and trim to …

5 Easy Hangover-Hiding Skin & Makeup Strategies

It’s Thursday night, and it’s your friend’s birthday! Everyone’s got to work tomorrow, so it’s just going to be a chill celebration—a couple of …

Skin Care

Grazia

Cuban Sandwich with Zucchini Pickles

8 Servings<p>Park 121 makes its own zucchini pickles for these messy (in a good way) sandwiches; substitute with thinly sliced dill or bread-and-butter pickles if you like.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>zucchini pickles<p>1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 teaspoon mustard powder<p>1 …

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs (Yes, There's a Super-Easy Way)

It's an important technique to nail<p>There's a wide gulf between an expertly hard-boiled egg and just any hard-boiled egg. Do it wrong and you'll get a rubbery white and a chalky yolk with an unsightly green ring. Do it right and you'll get a just-set white and a wonderfully creamy, bright-yellow …

The surprising skin care ingredients hiding in your kitchen

It's easy to get caught up in all the fancy verbiage and scientific lingo, but we often forget that the next best medicine cabinet is actually our …

Skin Care

Papayas and 9 Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Should a waiter offer us a choice of fruit, we always decide to eat more payaya. Get to know this versatile tropical fruit, and we bet you will too.</i><p>Fun game for your next picnic: …

How to Make Teriyaki Sauce at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Stephanie Le from I Am a Food Blog is pulling back the curtain on teriyaki sauce, and revealing that you only need 5 ingredients to make it</i> …

3 Simple Steps to Loving Your Job—Any Job

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Selena Gomez Street Style and Outfit Ideas at the Ischia Film and Music Fest 2014

I don't even want to know how many suitcases Selena Gomez must have packed for the Ischia Global Film and Music Fest in Italy: in a three-day span, she rocked six separate outfits, and they were all pretty darn sexy.<p>For a Friday arrival, she threw on a summery yellow floral Zimmerman dress …

Behold the Supermoon: Photos from Around the World

A plane flies pasts a supermoon as a palm tree grows in the foreground during a baseball game between the Los Angeles Do<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Mark J. …

10 Excuses Unproductive People Basically Always Use

They moan. They wail. They shuffle around the office looking for free candy. Unproductive employees have an excuse for everything. Here are a few of …

How To Shuck Corn Without Making A Scary, Hairy Messy Disaster

Corn on the cob is the perfect summer side dish, but preparing it can be a shucking mess.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple way to skip the untidiness and enjoy fresh corn. The trick is to use your microwave first. No shucking required.<p>As Youtuber Carl Blemming shows in the video above, start with a cob …

5 Things Not to Say (or Do) at the Flea Market

(Image credit: Janel Laban)<p>Flea markets are filled with curiosities, and I'm not just talking about the stuff for sale. Over the years I've witnessed …

Flea Markets

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

8 Dipping Sauces for Fries that Are Better Than Ketchup

Switch up your fry dip selections with these eight excellent sauces.<p>Los Angeles burger lovers agree: The one at Father’s Office is incredible. No …

Grilled Barbecue Chicken and Bacon Pizza Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 8 ounces each)<p>2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1½ tsp. paprika, divided<p>½ tsp. kosher salt, divided<p>½ …

Recipes

7 Common Fried Chicken Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

<i>Rochelle Bilow</i><p>There’s a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there’s that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you get through that, you’re rewarded with super juicy, moist meat—no dry, tastelessness here. But let’s face it: Most of us save fried chicken …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Fruit & Chamomile Whipped Cream With Toffee Crunch

I'm one of those people who can't say "no" to dessert under any circumstances, so when I'm waddling away from the BBQ buffet, stuffed to the gills with ribs, or burgers, or whatever else I just devoured, I'm not exactly in the mood for a heavy finish to the meal. The combination of fresh fruit with …