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The absolute best food trucks in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Hard Times Sundaes<p>Restaurants, Hamburgers<p>Hard Times Sundaesicon-chevron-right<p>Formerly parked in tucked-away Mill Basin, …

Ice Cream

12 quaint Massachusetts towns to visit this summer - Curbed Boston

All things urban recreation, from reinventing the sidewalk to innovations in children's playground design.<p>Here are a dozen exceptionally charming towns and small cities in Massachusetts that are each within a three-hour drive of downtown Boston.<p>Several are within a similar timeframe by train or …

New England

These Are the Best — and Least Expensive — New Beauty Products of July

We get it — your two-week-long soul-searching trip to Phuket, Thailand, won't pay for itself. Luckily, you can still keep up with the latest beauty launches without maxing out a credit card. We tested hundreds of new makeup, skin-, and haircare items and hand-selected the ones worth your precious …

Makeup

The Best New Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors, According To Employees

Be right back, going to stock up on some pints of Pecan Sticky Buns.<p>There are many, many, many Ben & Jerry’s flavors out there. Not as many flavors as there are stars in the sky, but it’s significantly more fun to eat ice cream than an exploding ball of hydrogen. But how the heck do you know which …

Dessert

This $14 Moisturizer Has a Harvard Dermatologist's Seal of Approval

The calendar says that spring has arrived, but the irritated dry spots on my cheeks and around my eyes say otherwise. Despite the slightly elevated …

Skin Care

Barack Obama’s New Summer Reading List Has a Theme

Barack Obama just shared his summer reading list, and it has a theme: Obama will be traveling to Africa for the first time since he left office, and his reading list is, accordingly, full of African authors. On July 17, Obama will deliver the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg to mark …

South Africa

This Serum Set From Amazon Has Everything You Need to Make Your Skin Glow

Anyone who has used serums knows that they can have an incredible impact on your skin. If you're starting a more detailed skincare routine or need a restock on your products, we've found a set that you'll love.<p>The Eve Hansen Anti-Aging Skin Care Set ($26) is an affordable pack that includes three …

Skin Care

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

My 70-Year-Old Mom Has Ridiculously Glowing Skin—Here's the $4 Culprit

First, I feel like I should start this story with a disclaimer—something like, "No Facetune or filters were used in the making of this article." …

Makeup

The Secret Beach Town That Should Be on Every Italian Itinerary

While popular with Europeans and Italians, Americans have yet to discover the rugged Calabria region’s most picturesque village.<p>Deep in Calabria, the …

We test tons of skin care brands at work — but these are the 16 we keep coming back to in our everyday lives

1/<p>Mario Badescu<p>Urban Outfitters<p>Where to find it: Amazon, Nordstrom, and Urban Outfitters<br>What you should try: Drying Lotion, Seaweed Scrub, and Drying …

Skin Care

I Lived Like a French Girl for 7 Days, and It Changed My Skin

For my first trip back to Paris in six long years, I planned every detail ahead of time. Believe me, "type A" doesn't even begin to characterize the …

Skin Care

America’s 25 Cutest Main Streets in Small(er) Towns

America’s main streets are staging a comeback.<p>Not so long ago, Main Streets everywhere were being boarded up, caving into the fight against big …

Farm-to-table

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

Reviewed: This Peel Obliterated My Blackheads in 30 Seconds Flat

A few months ago, I decided I was done playing whack-a-mole with my blackheads. I had waged that war for years, with all manner of weapons—lancets, …

The 14 Best CC Creams For Flawless Skin

For every skin type.<p>The alliterative creams—beauty balms (BB), color correcting (CC), daily defense (DD), and extra exfoliating (EE)—are a skin-perfecting super squad. Their specifications tend to vary from product to product, but a CC cream has the distinctive property of targeting discoloration. …

These 10 Lotions With Glycolic Acid Will Reveal Your Glowiest Skin Yet

Glycolic acid has become a skincare buzzword as of late, just like its hyaluronic acid, retinol, and collagen counterparts. Whether this …

These New Body Scrubs Will Transform Your Skin in 5 Minutes or Less

While body-baring numbers like Saint Laurent’s micro hemlines and Louis Vuitton’s silk running shorts may be hanging in our closet—eagerly awaiting warm weather’s return for their first stroll around the cherry-tree-lined blocks—chances are our limbs, long buried underneath layer upon layer, are …

Skin Care

These 10 Lotions With Glycolic Acid Will Reveal Your Glowiest Skin Yet

Glycolic acid has become a skincare buzzword as of late, just like its hyaluronic acid, retinol, and collagen counterparts. Whether this …

6 Natural Moisturizers That Work Better Than Botox

Moisturizing is one of the most important things you can do for your skin. It may seem like a mundane task, but this simple cream actually has the …

Skin Care

7 Foundations Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using

Everything changes once you hit 30. You notice that your skin isn’t quite the same as it used to be and that your makeup isn’t doing a good job of …

I Tried $1,580 Worth Of Face Masks & Here Are The 12 I’ll Never Do Without

I'm a masking master. Sometimes, I'll mask twice in one day, or even multi-mask (aka apply multiple masks over different parts of my face). But even …

10 Foundations for Glowy, Dewy Skin

The first step in getting to that dewy skin status is <i>actually</i> taking off your makeup before bed with a cleanser (not a wipe...) and slathering on …

Makeup

I Tried This $6 Micellar Water Shampoo & The French Fad Is Not Just For Your Face

Micellar water is a staple in my lazy-girl skincare routine. The cult-favorite skin cleanser originated in France and couldn't be easier to use: just …

Beauty Editors Are Losing Their Minds Over This Miracle Product

We're blown away: somehow, a toner became the buzziest product circulating around beauty teams everywhere. Cue the gasps: a toner? Yes, and for good reason.<p>It's actually marketed as a lotion, which makes sense, because this shouldn't be in the same category as your standard witch hazel. Biologique …

How these face-changing 'super serums' can be your one quick step to better-looking skin

Whenever experts get on to ‘step four’ of their skincare ‘regimen’, I have to stop them. Not only is the word ‘regimen’ a uniquely joy-sapping Americanism that can only ever be spoken in a Californian whine, but step three is as far as I’ll go with daily skincare.<p>I don’t want to look like human …

Why Charlotte Tilbury's new £30 'filter' should be your new make-up bag staple

When the backstage make-up maestro Charlotte Tilbury launches a new product, there's always interest around it. But when she launches a new <i>category</i> of product, we really listen up - and duly apply in copious amounts. Described as a 'customisable complexion booster', this really is a new type of …

This New Probiotic Sheet Mask Will Give You Smooth Skin, Smaller Pores, and a Healthy Glow

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>Each product we feature has been independently selected and …

Skin Care

The beautiful Italian island you've probably never heard of

The local paper was breathless with excitement: “Rihanna, sirena sexy, a Ponza!” it shrieked. And me too! I was in Ponza as well! Though 24 hours ago I hadn’t even known the place existed. (Mind you, I am pretty shaky on the exact status of Rihanna.)<p>The Pontine islands are a dragon-backed …

This Pore-Shrinking Primer Is the Equivalent of Your Favorite Photo Filter

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Makeup