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The 4 Foundation Mistakes Makeup Artists Can Spot From a Mile Away

When it comes to makeup, the perfect foundation application often feels like an unattainable conquest—something we daydream about à la Cady Heron and …

Makeup

I Added 2 Steps to My Skincare Routine, and I Haven't Broken Out Since

As a combination skin type, I’m told something slightly different every time I get skincare advice from an esthetician or dermatologist. If I’m …

Skin Care

The 10 Best Family Hikes in America

From Ocean Path in Acadia to the Trail of Ten Falls in Oregon, our outdoor expert offers her top picks for hiking with kids.<p>Taking kids on a hike can …

Hiking

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

FAA

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

Motivation

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

So Weird: Every Time I Wear This Makeup Product, I Literally Get Hit on All Day

Having just gotten out of a long-term relationship, life as a single 20-something has been anthropologically a <i>fascinating</i> experience. Now that I'm …

6 beautiful boutique hotels in Las Vegas

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

Workouts

How You Can Raise Robot-Proof Children

There will still be jobs in the future. Just make sure your child is ready for them.<p>Parents worry about a lot of things—like whether their children will get into college, or become drug addicts, or get abducted by strangers. But I spend a lot more time worrying that my children are going to live …

Study Skills

24 Famous Globe-Trotters on the Hotels They Love Most

Filmmakers, architects, designers, novelists and other demanding jet-setters share their favorite hotels, from Montana to the French Riviera<p>BLANCHE DUBOIS may have relied on the kindness of strangers, but I don’t have enough vacation days to leave anything to chance. So a few times a year I pay …

Hospitality

Hong Kong's secret beaches

Hong Kong

Pony, Korean Makeup Artist, Has The Most Insane Nighttime Skincare Routine

Copying this ASAP.<p>The fascination with Korean skincare routines is only getting stronger: basically, we'll add 100 extra steps into our nightly ritual if it promises softer, smoother, clearer skin. To show us exactly how it's done, we enlisted the help of Pony, a top makeup artist and celebrity in …

8 Body Products That Will Help You Look Better Naked

We all take really good care of our skin—right? We wax poetic each day about all the serums, lotions, potions, peels, and masks we swear by. We get …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

Try This Fat-Melting Core Workout For Washboard Abs

​This core and cardio combo will shred your six-pack<p>If you've been looking for something extra to sweat away the fat and sculpt your abs, you've found it. This cardio and core finisher strategically combines moves that will turn up your metabolism to shed fat and chisel your abs.<p>The combination of …

Workouts

Spectacular vacation rentals with unforgettable mountain views

New Zealand

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

Ibusuki Beach: Sand bathing in southern Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget the ocean. In Ibusuki, a beachside city on Kyushu Island in Japan's subtropical south, it's all about the sand.<p>Not the dark color of the sandy granules or even the length or width of the beaches, but rather the intense infusion of minerals from volcanic hot springs along the …

I Tried This Oprah Meditation Hack Every Day for Two Weeks. Here Are My 5 Takeaways.

When my insomnia gets bad, I reach for an 'Oprah tool.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oprah Winfrey is a meditation buff, and she’s in good company: Arianna Huffington, Rupert Murdoch and Marc Benioff are some high-profile meditators who also happen to be brilliant …

Matsushima: All-you-can-eat oysters and Japan's most scenic views

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a chilly Saturday afternoon in February and temperatures are creeping just above the freezing mark -- a time of year when most seaside destinations are devoid of leisure travelers.<p>But this is Matsushima, one of the fabled "Nihon Sankei" -- or "Three Views of Japan" -- and it's buzzing …

Google wants to teach more people AI and machine learning with a free online course

A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources<p>Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to make those fields more accessible to more people with its new Learn with Google AI website.<p>Google …

21 Best Spiritual and Yoga Retreats in the U.S.

Visit for a day, check in for a weekend of relaxation and rejuvenation, or plan a longer stay at one of these beautiful spiritual retreats. Whether …

72 CEOs on How to Increase Your Entrepreneur Quotient (in 140 Characters) | Inc.com

Ask any number of CEOs how to succeed in business and you'll get an equal number of insights and great advice. But upon further review, the 72 answers I got back could be boiled down to 10 categories of behaviors.<p>To up your Entrepreneur Quotient, compare your skill level with the 140-character CEO …

Leadership

How Managers Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time

Is it possible to be a high-standards, results-driven leader while at the same time building an engaged, fun-to-work-with team? Many people would contend that doing either of these things well makes it almost impossible to succeed at the other. And yet our examination of 360-degree assessment data …

9 Skincare Products With Over 50K Loves on Sephora

Earlier this year, we clued you in on a helpful icon located on the product pages of Sephora's website—the "loves". It's a small, red heart located …

8 Genius Birthday Cakes You Can Make To Surprise The Kids

You want to create a Pinterest worthy cake that’ll make your kid the envy of every birthday party attendee. You really do. But fondant? 3 tiered …

The world's most romantic cruise destinations

European Travel

Six Things Real Leaders Don't Do (Like Boss People Around)

People get hired or promoted into leadership roles every day. Sadly, when they get the job they may get little or no training on how to lead a team.<p>Because no one tells them how to lead, how to communicate with their team members or how to inspire people, they are left with the mistaken idea that …

Leadership