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The 13 best French pharmacy beauty products to try now

There seems to always be something very appealing about the French style and beauty habits to us Brits. The relaxed effortlessness of it all; if I dared to wear a Breton with a red lip, my subconscious would be yelling ‘try hard’ to me the whole journey to work. And although none of us would ever …

The Best Full-Coverage Foundations for Oily Skin

If you're prone to oily skin, then finding a foundation can be tricky. You need something that tempers shine, doesn't slide and doesn't clog those …

Oily Skin

The Wedding Registry Gifts We Still Use 10 Years Later (and the Ones We Don't)

(Image credit: Ed Anderson, used with permission)<p>When my husband and I got married, we set up a gift registry, as people do, and filled it with …

7 of the best slow cookers to buy in 2018

Slow cookers and crock pots are, as the name suggests, designed to cook foods such as stews or curries slowly – usually for a minimum of six hours.<p>Depending on the setting, cooking in a crock pot or a slow cooker can take as long as 10 hours, making the slow cooker ideal for those who want to be …

Cooking

A Two-Step Coconut Bath Soak for Sinking Into After a Long Day

A couple of years ago I got the most wonderful bath soak as a gift. The main ingredient was coconut milk powder, and I loved how it made my bath feel silky and luxurious, soothed dryness, and had a gentle, subtle coconut scent. I made that gift last as long as I could—but all good things come to an …

The Secret to Perfect Hair and Skin? Don't Hold Back on the Oil

When it comes to cooking, I’m quite generous with the oil—and my beauty regimen is no different. I begin with Kiehl’s new Apothecary Preparations, which can be customized with the addition of complexes designed to reduce redness, minimize pores, and so on. After applying makeup, I strategically dab …

Skin Care

10 best foundations for olive skin

Having genetically tanned skin is a blessing in the beauty department – no fake tan required, a summer glow all year round and often only a little …

Makeup

12 Diamond Cluster Engagement Rings So Chic, You Might Buy One for Yourself

There’s a lid for every pot and a ring for every finger… at least that’s how the saying goes in our heads. Whether you’re a minimalist diamond kind of girl, prefer colorful gemstones or opt for a vintage engagement ring, there’s a bauble out there that will instantly make you say “I do.” The latest …

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The 11 Best French Beauty Staples to Stock Up on in Paris

Packing for Paris means leaving room in your suitcase—after all, the city’s legendary pharmacies and perfumeries beckon. And who better to recommend the best beauty products to stock up on while there than the <i>Vogue</i> staffers who make the trip regularly? One colleague waxes on about a natural …

Beauty

Ask a bibliotherapist: how books can help soothe troubled minds

The Sydney writers’ festival’s 2016 theme is bibliotherapy, the idea that literature has meditative and restorative effects. “Books are places we can lose ourselves and at the same time find the answers to whatever we might be searching for, even if we don’t quite know what that is,” said the …

Books

The Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes You Need

You can thank us tomorrow morning.<p>We've all heard it before: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But it's equally important to make sure the morning meal you eat is a healthy one, because that's what's going to be fueling you for the first half of the day. This is easier said than done …

Make Overnight Oats That Actually Taste Good by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Faster, faster, faster! Make a better breakfast in a hurry by perfecting the art of overnight oats.<p>When it comes to fast, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat overnight oats. They're the ultimate big-batch food, meaning they easily double, triple, and quadruple in scale—and they get better …

Breakfast

What to Stock Up on at the Milan Pharmacy: 5 Italian Beauties Weigh In on Their Favorite Cult Staples

By now we’re well-read on French pharmacies and their foreign treasures, but little has been reported on their Italian counterparts, which have a few tricks beneath their wooden countertops, too. With a culture that so highly values dining, drinking, the sun, and glamour, it’s little wonder the …

Skin Care

Asia's Most Amazing Buddhas

From the bespectacled to the bubbly, the daunting to the daring, Asia's Buddhas are among its most extraordinary cultural, artistic, and of course, spiritual attractions. With this in mind, the members of travel website Trippy.com offer their favorite places to pay homage.<p>Did we miss one of your …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

Skin Care

Finally a granola recipe with absolutely no sugar!

<i>If you’ve been looking for a healthy granola recipe with ZERO grams of sugar, this is the one! Instead of sugar, it only has healthy fats, protein,</i> …

Breakfast

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Totally Non-Essential Kitchen Tools We Can't Live Without

We're serious about our kitchen gadgets, and everyone is opinionated about their favorite egg slicers and mandolines. Here are our favorites.<p>There are three items in my kitchen I think I'd be lost without. I drink a lot of tea and swear by my Bonavita gooseneck kettle (a gift, thank you!) and my …

Kitchens

The Top 10 Skin-Perfecting BB and CC Creams

The right beauty balm for every skin concern.<p>Multitask your makeup and skincare regimen with tinted treatments that pack a powerful punch. Laced with potent ingredients to repair damage, reverse the clock and protect against pollution and the sun, these are the all-in-one beautifiers that you'll …

Skin Care

The At-Your-Desk Survival Kit

Got a case of the 4-o’clock-and-it-already-feels-like- <i>midnight</i> s? And you still have so much work to dooo. No matter how pink your lenses, there are …

The 10 Beauty Products Every Model Has in Her Medicine Cabinet

From the world’s sexiest lip balm to the face cream that made French pharmacies famous, the ten beauty products every model uses.

Skin Care

The Korean Skin-Care Phenomenon

My introduction to South Korean skin care—the latest phenomenon sweeping online beauty forums, Amazon.com, and most recently, brick-and-mortar boutiques—came firsthand. It was my junior year of college, and I was living in Paris with a Korean roommate. In terms of beauty, we were diametrically …

Skin Care

Ultimate kitchen kit that will make the perfect present - Telegraph

Kitchens

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

North Pole

Zucchini, Banana, and Flaxseed Muffins

Fresh zucchini and ripe banana add moisture to these muffins, ensuring they are soft and tender but low in fat.

How to bake porridge bread – recipe

Given the volume of porridge my family gets through in the colder months, you might expect me to have nailed the perfect portion size. Alas, I seem unable to, and am always left with the same uneaten couple of spoonfuls.<p>Which got me thinking. Making my usual bread dough one morning, I substituted …

Raw Buckwheat Porridge: A Summertime Oatmeal Alternative

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A hearty breakfast porridge to keep you cool -- even in the dog days of summer.</i><p>There are few things I love more than porridge. It’s the thick texture, the way it fills …

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

My 9 Favourite Healthy Breakfast Ideas+ Paleo Pancakes | Stonesoup

Once upon a time I worked for a multinational breakfast cereal company as a young food scientist developing new breakfast and snack products.<p>One of …