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This Thinning Hair Product Works SO Fast It’s Selling Out At Target

Hair fall is common and nothing to be ashamed of. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of confusion surrounding thinning hair and what the best treatments …

Hair Care

I Trained With J Lo's Trainer, and Now I Know the Secret Behind Her 6-Pack

I honestly don't need to say this, but Jennifer Lopez has got it going on. Yes, genetics plays a role in her amazing figure, but she also works her ass off in the gym.<p>When I got the opportunity to work out with her trainer, David Kirsch, I couldn't pass it up. Yes, I'm a personal trainer, but I do …

Workouts

Did You Know Photoshop Has a Background Eraser Tool?

There are hundreds of tutorials on how to select the background of an image and mask it out, but you probably didn’t know that Photoshop has a …

Tutorials

America can thank Black Twitter for all those new words

African American English may be America’s greatest source of linguistic creativity.<p>A new study, led by Jack Grieve, a professor of corpus linguistics at the University of Birmingham in the UK, analyzed nearly 1 billion tweets to find out how new terms emerge on the platform. By looking at words …

African-American News

13 Smart Kitchen Appliances That Are Actually Worth The Splurge

They're very smart investments!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Some reviews have been edited for</i> …

Kitchens

SPY Guide: How To Get Rid of Sweat Stains Once and For All

Sweat stains are a fact of life. Whether you work out daily or simply live in a hot and humid environment, you’ve likely thrown away a shirt due to …

Cleaning

The secret to growing out your hair faster? It starts in the shower

If you’re like me, you’re for any and all methods that aim to grow your hair out and <i>fast</i>. Whether it’s from a bad haircut or you’re just looking to …

These Plank Exercises Are the Secret Ways to Lose Belly Fat Fast, According to Experts

<b>The secret to amazing abs? Stop doing crunches and start doing these 3 flat-belly moves!</b><p>We all want a toned, flat stomach. No surprise there. But …

These Are the 35 Most Effective Plank Exercises For Carving Your 6-Pack

There are so many variations of plank — the ultimate bodyweight move to tone your core and upper body. If you really want to carve your six-pack and lengthen your obliques, try these ab-focused variations, with a bonus video at the end demonstrating 15 side plank variations.<p>Balance on your hands …

Joël Robuchon's best mashed potatoes in the world – recipe

It was the recipe that made Joël Robuchon, the Michelin-starred “chef of the century” who has died aged 73, famous and everyone else fat. There are several versions, with the restaurant’s famously consisting of a 2:1 potato to butter ratio. However, the British chef Tom Aikens – who worked for …

mashed potatoes

This Shrimp Pasta with Creamy Mozzarella Sauce Is Dreamy — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

How To Make the Ultimate Marinade for Tender Grilled Steak — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

A marinade is like an insurance policy for your grilled steak — not only will a simple marinade add flavor, but it will also help protect the beef …

Alt-Right Troll To Father Killer: The Unraveling Of Lane Davis

Lane Davis was a far-right, pro-Trump media figure looking for his big break. Then he stabbed his father to death.<p><b>Nearly everyone on Samish Island</b> …

Coast Salish

A marinating meat primer: Simple answers to the tough questions

For a lot of home cooks, marinating meat is almost as automatic as cooking the meat itself. Douse the meat in some kind of flavored liquid, pop it in the refrigerator overnight and cook it the next day.<p>Seems straightforward enough, but there are reasons to put a little more thought into <i>how</i> you …

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

This Spectacular Canadian Wildlife Reserve Is so Remote, You Can Only Get There Five Weeks a Year

Among serious adventure seekers, word is spreading about Torngat Mountains National Park—an Inuit-run reserve in Labrador, Northeastern Canada. …

How to Blur a Background and Create Bokeh in Photoshop

One of the classic characteristics of a great portrait is a sharp subject set against a blurry background. This tutorial will teach you how to …

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas for Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

Tomatoes

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Documentaries

How to pick a good watermelon

A flavorless watermelon is a reason for a good cry.<p>Watermelon is the fruit that symbolizes summer the most to me. It conjures memories of childhood …

Why You Should Fly in Compression Leggings — and 13 Pairs to Try

We all have that pair of pants we reserve for a long day of traveling — one that isn’t too tight, has a bit of stretch, and is cute enough for the …

63 free Lightroom presets: The best presets for portraits, landscapes and more

<i>Image: Santypan, Getty Images</i><p>It's OK to be lazy when it comes to photo editing. When you've done all the hard work out on location, lumping around …

Lightroom

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

Stainless Steel

Start-to-Finish High-End Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the best educators in the realm of Photoshop and post-production for beginners is Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, who is widely regarded for his …

Tutorials

Sculpt Abs of Steel with this 30-Day Plank Challenge from Instagram Fitness Star Kayla Itsines

No gym required.<p>YES, there *is* a way to sculpt your core without crunches: Enter, planks.<p>The moves (and its many variations) fire up your abs, obliques, and back to effectively tighten your entire midsection. It's why Instagram fitness star and SWEAT app trainer Kayla Itsines swears by them.<p>To …

“I Killed Them All.” The Life Of One Of America’s Bloodiest Hitmen

<b>“Look, Jose,” the cop said</b> to the genial grandfather sitting across the desk. “The fact is, you’re being charged with murder.”<p>Tim McWhorter, the chief investigator for the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office in rural Alabama, was reaching. He had very little to tie Jose Manuel Martinez — a soft-spoken …

Crime

In Brazil the wounds of slavery will not heal

Brazil abolished slavery 130 years ago, but its society has failed to deal with the crimes that took place. Many Afro-Brazilians remain trapped in a …

Brazil

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

The Soft Touch: The Best Software for Wedding, Portrait, and Boudoir Photos

The following is something people tell me when I suggest using a plug-in or specialized software for enhancing or retouching portraits: “But you can …