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The most beautiful Art Deco buildings in Los Angeles

Of all the Los Angeles architecture styles, none conjure up the sense of starry-eyed luxury like Art Deco. The movement arose in the 1930s, which …

This Eye-Makeup Trend Is Going To Be Huge — & It's SO Easy To Copy

<i>This story was originally published August 5, 2016.</i><br>Patrick Ta is <i>the</i> new makeup artist to watch in Hollywood. Since arriving in L.A. from Arizona just …

Makeup

The Best Self-Help Books for the Summer of 2016

Our nation has a sort of embarrassing and very consuming addiction: self-help books. From <i>The Power of Now</i> to <i>The Artist's Way</i> to the <i>7 Habits</i>, we are bingers of how-to. The last time I checked, Forbes.com reported that Americans spend a whopping 11 billion on self-help books every year.<p>And summer is …

3 Reasons You Can't Motivate Yourself At Work Anymore -- And How To Overcome Each One

We’ve all faced days at the office where we’re just not feeling motivated. Off days happen to everyone and it’s tough—if not unrealistic—to constantly do your best work. There are bound to be times when you procrastinate too much, lack focus or struggle to start important projects.<p>You may react by …

Motivation

How I Got My Self-Confidence Back – 5 Habits For Your Daily Routine

You're reading How I Got My Self-Confidence Back – 5 Habits For Your Daily Routine, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

A Simple Way to Feel Like You Have Way More Time

You don't need to juggle your schedule or prune your commitments. You just need to do this.<p>What if I told you the best and easiest way to start feeling like you have more time wasn't to investigate your priorities or trim your commitments, but instead to add one more small item to your to-do …

Articles about midcentury home keeps history alive on Dwell.com - Dwell

With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.<p>These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.<p>In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these …

Design

Orange is the New Black Gets Prison Beauty Culture Right (and I Should Know)

Before prison, I wore makeup to impress. During my sentence, I wore it for dignity.<p>The fourth season of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> appears on Netflix at midnight, promising more serious observation of mass incarceration than in seasons past, which were pretty serious. Let's not forget what the original</i> …

Lips

New College Grad? 5 Life Tips You Need to Know

As the final notes of "Pomp and Circumstance" fade into the distance and the reality of an uncertain future dawns, I offer my firstborn daughter and all newly minted college graduates a few words of advice. Although I could have listed 20 or even 100 tips, I will keep it short at 5.<p><b>1. Don't miss</b> …

The #1 Thing to Avoid When Figuring Out A New Career

If you're anything like me, trying to figure out your ideal career can be a mixture of pain and confusion. It's like a long dark rabbit hole. Such an overwhelming question to try and answer.<p>Having gone through the process myself (and assisting a tonne of other people to do it too), I've learned a …

Why Staying Motivated Really Is Half the Battle

Whenever you want to accomplish in life, talent and skill will play a big role in your success or failure. But playing an equal role is your motivation. Nothing of value can be achieved or accomplished without being properly motivated to reach your goals. Without motivation, you are destined to …

Motivation

To Those Who Can't Go To College: Dreams Don't Have Expiration Dates

To the graduating class that can't go to college,<p>It's the end of May. This is the month where tons of students are graduating high school. For months now, students have been talking about what colleges they got into, where they're going to study, and what major they're taking.<p>But there's a small …

Victoria Beckham used to make the best weird faces in her early Spice Girls days

Victoria Beckham, aka Posh Spice, is known for being, well, posh. She’s sophisticated and cool. She looks perfectly collected in pretty much every …

Victoria Beckham

What life was really like when you were 13 vs. 30

Shopping at 13: Literally ALL THE THINGS from the Delia’s catalog.<p>Shopping at 30: The Asos addiction is real.<p>Email at 13: “PrincessSparkles222” is …

Nails

9 Things You Do That Make You Less Likeable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your …

Where to get ice cream and gelato in and around Los Angeles

It's pretty much always ice cream weather in Los Angeles. That said, it's safe to say that the summer is peak ice cream time, given how hot it can get around here. Which is why we've updated our ice cream and gelato list, just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Do you really need an excuse to get a …

What to Do With a Wandering College Graduate

Do you know a 25-year-old wandering in their career and life? It's pretty common these days. Nearly half of new graduates are underemployed, working jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.<p>According to a survey conducted for my new book, <i>There</i> …

11 Things I've Learned in 20 Years of Sobriety

A few months ago I celebrated 20 years since I last consumed any alcohol. While this may seem like nothing to many of you, I invite you to go spend some time at your local detox centers. You will quickly discover that this is something many people cannot do at all. And for those of you who are …

Take Control of Your Temper With the "Walking Down the Hall" Test

Sometimes the best way to gain control of your emotions is to step back and think about what you might look and sound like to a stranger.<p>Controlling …

Emotional Intelligence

“You Limit Yourself By Having Low Expectations.”

Perhaps you know someone in your gym who seems really, really strong because he or she can move a ton of weight. You tell yourself that you want to …

Master Walking in Heels with These Three Tips

You can do a lot of things to make heels easier to wear, like buying more supportive shoes or adding extra padding. How you wear heels makes a …

Clothing

This Bill in Congress Would Remove Credit Report Strikes After Four Years

Bad credit can haunt you for years. It affects everything from your home purchase to your bills to renting an apartment. Some employers even check …

What Girl, Interrupted Taught Me About Mental Health

<i>Note: This article describes mental illness, suicide, and self harming behaviors.</i><p><i>"I was trying to make the shit stop."</i><p>As soon as I heard Susanna, the protagonist of <i>Girl, Interrupted</i>, say these words, I knew this movie would understand me.<p>I've been struggling with depression and anxiety since high …

8 Game-Changing Makeup Brushes I'll Actually Use Instead of My Fingers

For someone who loves makeup and beauty so much, I've never really been fastidious about the particulars of my routine. This manifests itself in many ways: I don't own an eyelash curler, my makeup organization is sorely lacking, and I though I've tried various tech-heavy beauty implements such as …

Sunglasses Are the Best and You Should Have At Least 8 Pairs — Including All of These

<i>Fun Fact: This article was one of the first pitches I ever sent to xoJane, and now, one hundred years later, I get to write it!</i><p>If there's one thing I know, it's beauty, but if there's <i>another</i> thing I know, it's sunglasses. I'm an accessories guy. I don't spend all that much money on clothes, but …

This Is the Conversation We Desperately Need to Be Having About Prince's Opiate Addiction

It’s been almost a month since the untimely death of pop superstar Prince. He was easily one of my favorite artists and the day I learned of his passing, I couldn't stop crying. Growing up, my mother – perhaps in an attempt to come to terms with her own interracial marriage to my father – watched</i> …

Relinquishing My Custody to My Son's Father Was an Act of Love, Not Abandonment

"Hi Mommy," he says, the sound of pans in the background. Today is Mother's Day. This year, our visit is a phone call.<p>I grip the warm cup of coffee on my lap, my eyes still bleary. Last night, I couldn't fall asleep, despite heavy antipsychotic medications, mood stabilizers, and sedatives. I have a …

'Pokémon Go' beta arrives on mobile devices

<i>Pokémon Go</i>, the real-world equivalent to kicking off your own journey to becoming a <i>Pokémon</i> master, is finally available for beta testers in the US as of today.<p>After opening signups to users earlier this month, beta testers will be chosen and allowed into the program today to begin roaming the world …

These 6 Real-Life Stories of Women Bailing on Potential Hookups Will Make You Cringe and Crack Up

Blue vag is real.<p>RELATED: Women Share the Hot Relationship Rebounds That Changed Their Lives<p>RELATED: 20 Real Women Share What They Learned After a Breakup<p>RELATED: 7 Women Share How Guys Redeemed Themselves After Awful First Impressions

Breakups

7 Important Talks All Couples Should Have Before Getting Married

Don't say 'I do' before getting deep into these convos.<p>RELATED: 9 Love Experts Share Their #1 Piece of Dating Advice<p>RELATED: 9 Guys Share the Moment They Knew She Was ‘The One'<p>RELATED: Women in Long-Term Relationships Share the Real Reasons Why They Haven't Gotten Married

Relationships