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13 Natural Skincare Products That Actually Do What They Say

* bathes in essential oils for good measure *<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Skin Care

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Why Traditional Chinese Medicine May Be the Best Path to Flawless Skin

Growing up in Hong Kong, Cecilia Wong was well schooled in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) from a very early age. “TCM is very much engrained in my culture,” Wong says. Over the years, the skincare guru picked up a plethora of tricks from her mother, such as acupressure, pearl powder, and herbal …

Skin Care

Eiza González's Beauty Routine Consists of Rock Climbing, Getting Regular Blood Tests, and Staying Far Away from the Sun

Eiza González may get dolled up on the red carpet and on screen, but off-duty the 28-year-old actress rarely wears makeup. "My life motto outside of set is self-love," she says. "Love my skin, my hair, my body and be good to it. And keep it simple." That being said, González is anything but …

The best face oils - and why you should be using one right now

A bad experience with a face oil can be enough to put you off them for good. If it’s poorly blended it can leave your skin with a greasy film, while aromatherapy blends can cause irritation and redness. And, if you’re partial to self-tan then oil is a no-go as it can lift the colour and leave you …

12 Hearty Meals with Lentils

Dried lentils are one of the very best pantry staples. No matter which variety you prefer, lentils are wonderfully versatile. They know no season, …

Cooking

23 incredible travel destinations you probably didn't know existed

The world is home to many incredible destinations that have yet to be overrun by tourists.<p>Inspired by a Quora thread about the best unknown travel …

Natural Gas

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity

The 20 destinations you must visit in 2018

Our experts reveal their top 20 picks for the year ahead, from the beaches of Turkey to the rainforests of Nicaragua.<p>1. Turkey's Turquiose Coast<p>Sunshine-soaked and with a glittering blue seaboard, Turkey’s glorious “turquoise” coast wouldn’t normally rank as a newly rising star. The 300-mile loop …

The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Coconut oil: are the health benefits a big fat lie?

It wasn’t that long ago that the closest most Britons got to a coconut was at the fairground or on the inside of a Bounty bar. Yet in the past three years, this hard, hairy drupe (that’s the official term) of the coconut palm tree has emerged as the latest “superfood” extolled by celebrities and …

Nutrition

‘Breatharian’ couple claim to feed on the ‘energy of the universe’ and only eat three times a week

Meet Akahi Ricardo, 36, and his wife, Camila Castello, 34.<p>They live between California and Ecuador, are parents to two children, and have been …

9 romantic trips for lovers of adventure

1: Bask in the glow of Iceland’s Northern Lights<p>Embrace the best of Iceland on this four-day romantic mini-break, where you’ll be pampered body and …

Strait of Hormuz

Eat Like The Obamas: The Best Restaurants They Dined At Over The Last 8 Years

<i>For</i> Vogue, by KRISTIN TICE STUDEMAN.<p>There’s absolutely no question about it: The Obamas have great taste in restaurants. During their eight years in the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made a point of trying out some of the coolest and most trendy spots in the …

New York City

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

Science of skincare: why you should be using azelaic acid

You wouldn’t be alone if you’ve never heard of azelaic acid. Despite having a myriad of skincare benefits, the ingredient has gone largely unnoticed. As part of our Science of Skincare series, we’ve teamed up with cosmetic dermatologist Dr Sam Bunting to discuss what azelaic acid is and why it can …

Where to Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Let the stars guide you to your next vacation.<p>Picking a vacation destination can be as simple as throwing a dart at a map of the globe or jumping on …

Astrology

The Best International Beauty Products You Can Buy on Amazon

1<p>Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Eye Cream<p>Luxury K-beauty brand Sulwhasoo makes an eye cream so potent with ginseng—a skin rejuvenating …

Skin Care

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

Air Travel

New Zealand aims to wipe out predators by 2050

Their abilities to travel, multiply and spread disease have always made rats one of mankind's greatest pests.<p>New Zealand says it's time to wipe them …

New Zealand
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13 CEOs' Most Insightful Interview Questions

Looking for that for that game-changing hire? Here are the questions to get you there.<p>Startup founders, as digitally savvy as they are, are often faced with relying on old school tactics. Not cold calling, necessarily, or the trade-show dog and pony show, but in many cases, making a hire can't be …

Leadership

The 50 best beaches in the world

Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, find the perfect beach in our pick of 50, from Greece to the Galapagos, the Highlands to Hawaii<p>My favourite beach in the world – chosen by readers<p>BEST FOR WOW FACTOR<p>1 Source d’Argent, Seychelles<p>As if a beach like this …

PlentyOfFish

How to escape: tips and sites for working or volunteering abroad

If you dream of swapping the nine-to-five for more fulfilling work overseas, take a look at these courses and sharing websites that could see you teaching, farming, or looking after a millionaire’s pad, for free<p><b>Transportable skills</b><p>Yoga instructors can work all over the world – and the initial …

Costa Rica

The best hotels for spa breaks in the UK

It wasn’t long ago that a “spa”, even in the flashiest of five-star hotels in Britain, meant a couple of pokey treatment rooms next to the lift shaft doing overpriced, mediocre massages and facials. Until recently, the UK lagged way behind the likes of Austria, Germany, Italy and Hungary – …

Travel dreams: how to make a new life abroad

Want to know what it’s like to give everything up and escape to more exotic climes? These inspiring travellers have made it work in all sorts of ways<p><b>From NHS to global adventure</b><p><b>Emma Robson, 35, from London is an adventure tour leader</b> <br>I was a cardiac physiologist working at St Thomas’s hospital in …

Inspiration