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These Volunteer Organizations Are Perfect for Retirees Who Love to Travel

Beyond the satisfaction of giving back.<p>A few years after he retired from his professorship at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Stuart White began …

Film Festivals

My 9 All-Time Holy Grail French Beauty Products

<i>Bastille Day is Saturday, July 14, and to celebrate France’s national day, we’re dedicating the week to the very best French things. You may be</i> …

Skin Care

People Always Tell Me I Have "Ageless Skin—These Are the Products I Trust

I know how easy it is to be swept up in fancy marketing and influencer- or celebrity-endorsed brands with cute packaging. But if you truly want …

Skin Care

This Oregon Company Crafts Exceptional Tiny Homes Starting at $40K

Hunkered down during a week-long snow storm, three couples hatch a plan to build purposefully designed and expertly crafted tiny homes under the moniker Tiny Heirloom.<p>In early 2014, Portland, Oregon–based brothers Jason and Zach Francis were building traditional, stick-and-brick homes while their …

Living Rooms

The Best Recipes from Florida

We found the best recipes from Florida—all submitted by local home cooks. This mix of light appetizers, marinated mains and, of course, lots of …

Cooking

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

This Is The Wage You Need to Live Alone Anywhere in the U.S.

If you live in a major city and don't make six-figures, you probably live with one or more roommates. And, of course, you probably wish every day …

Housing

5 Moisturizers That Work Better Than Botox

There are plenty of anti-aging treatments out there, and one of the most popular ones is Botox. Though it’s an effective treatment, it’s not the most …

Skin Care

20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

Muscle

This pilates instructor reveals how you can gets abs by changing the way you breathe

A pilates instructor has revealed a much easier and more efficient way to get a toned tummy.<p>Speaking to <i>Femail,</i> Karlie Andrews explained how simply changing the way you breathe can transform your stomach.<p>"I find I get so much more out of my ab workouts when I'm really focusing on, and nailing …

Workouts

I've been investing in real estate since I was 22 — here's why it's one of the best ways to build wealth

At 22 years old, I accidentally started a business when I persuaded my boyfriend that we should buy a condo together. Little did I know, the small purchase would jump-start an entire real-estate career.<p>Throughout our 20s, we went on to acquire a couple of dozen rentals in the Boston area. Along the …

This Crazy Before-and-After Photo Will Make You Drown Your Face in Vitamin C

Like hyaluronic acid or retinol, vitamin C is a skincare ingredient that lives up to its buzz. Applied topically, it brightens dull skin, stimulates …

Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

Economics

Shaggy Pixie Cuts To Keep You Cool This Summer

No-fuss cuts for summer.<p>Current hair trends are leaning in a laidback direction, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Instead of complicated …

Banish Your Biggest Skincare Concerns With Sephora's Best Sellers

We all have those dreaded skincare concerns we would rather live without. Read: blackheads, acne, dark spots, dry skin… The list goes on. Moreover, …

There's a simple skin test you can do to tell if you're drinking enough water

It's easy to forget to drink enough water, but now that summer is approaching, it's especially important that we keep our bodies hydrated. If you don't drink enough, you can get headaches, feel nauseated, and find it hard to concentrate.<p>The NHS recommends six to eight glasses of water daily, but …

7 Life-Changing Skincare Tips I Learned While Living in India

Clear, healthy, radiant skin is something to be desired — but it isn't always easily achieved. After years of ups and downs with hormonal acne, …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

Misty Copeland On Gender Equality In Ballet & What She Really Thinks About The Barre Workout Trend

Lately, there's been a lot of discussion in the ballet world about gender equality. Some dancers say it's time for ballet to embrace feminism, others …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

The Ultimate Body Transformation Plan

How much can you change your body in four weeks? More than you think – but only if you have three things: a good exercise plan, smart eating rules, …

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

5 Vegan Soup Recipes So Good Staunch Carnivores Will Lick Their Bowls Clean

Although the calendar says it's officially spring, the weather certainly indicates otherwise. Our colleagues on the East Coast are enduring a …

Highland Cow Print Painting, Scottish Cow Wall Art, Buffalo Print, Highland Cow Home Decor Illustration, Scotland Cow by Katherine

Splatter Highland Cow Original Giclee Art Print by Katherine Williams. Wall art, wall decor. Thank you for looking :)<p>PRINTS:<br>Made to order on premium 230gsm matte, acid-free paper using vibrant 12-colour inks. Gallery-quality and include a 3mm border for framing. As beautifully vivid as the original …

Exactly What It’s Like To Date The 12 Women Of The Zodiac

Wanting to achieve greatness not just in their career, but also in their personal life, an Aries woman will be patient waiting for her ideal partner …

You Can Travel Cross-Country by Train for Only $186

That's a 3,397-mile trip across America for under $200.<p>There are many things you can buy for $186. A red coat just like Kate Middleton’s. A fancy …

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

The Worst Things To Eat If You're Prone To Breakouts, According To Dermatologists

Acne, pimples, zits, blemishes–whatever you call them–are the worst. They can pop up at any moment and are due to a variety of hormonal and …

Skin Care

Can This Pill Keep You From Ageing? Science Thinks So

We’re well versed in taking probiotics to keep our gut healthy and happy, but when we heard that popping them daily could improve our skin as well as …

A Luxurious Cream of Mushroom Soup—Without the Cream!

Are you a soup person? I am, without a doubt. Whatever the weather, I find great comfort in soups of all persuasions: a rich chowder to ward off biting winds, a perfectly chilled gazpacho to celebrate summer's tomato bounty, a seafood-studded bouillabaisse for whenever I can get my hands on it. …