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The Case For Starting A "Tiny" Business

For those familiar with green products, ECOBAGS have become a staple. Sharon Rowe founded the company in 1998, with the simple mission of eliminating plastic shopping bags in the United States. Her first product was a Classic String Bag, a “simple, lightweight, expandable cotton net bag of the type …

Entrepreneurship

Amazon Echo Secretly Recorded Couple's Private Conversation, Then Sent It to Employee Without Permission

Some privacy experts are wondering what exactly is going on with Amazon's Alexa Echo smart device.<p>You know, I've always thought there was something kind of creepy about the voice-activated Amazon Echo (a.k.a. Alexa), the smart speaker device that sits on a shelf in my office. Every once in a while, …

Amazon Echo

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

Your boss wants you to take a vacation

<b>(CNN) —</b> America's workers are leaving vacation time on the table, and they're paying a price for it. According to Project: Time Off's latest State of American Vacation 2018, the American workforce gave up 705 million vacation days last year alone.<p>Of those days, 212 million were forfeited -- they …

Skip your pre-sandals pedicure with this genius baking-soda hack

The sudden arrival of seasonal warm weather (and the welcome influx of vitamin D) can leave the best of us unprepared for sandal season. Haven’t had …

Yes, You Need to Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them

Most of us love new clothes! They are "perfect"–colors are bright, lines are crisp and pristine. So why would you ever wash them and risk changing …

3 DIY (and under $5) solutions to combat common laundry problems

Natural deodorant wearers and gym lovers can attest: When doing the laundry, yellow armpit rings and persistently stinky workout clothes aren’t easy …

Here's Why You Care Too Much What Other People Think, Even When You Know You Shouldn't

A chance encounter at a bookstore leads to some tough questions.<p>Do you care too much what other people think about you--even when you don't care about the people themselves? If you do, is it making your life more difficult and less fun than it should be?<p>In my case, the answer is yes, and yes. I got …

How to Wash Stuffed Animals - Mama's Laundry Talk

Need some tips on how to wash stuffed animals? Those beloved treasures can be a trickier item to launder.<p>Can they go in the washer or not? Can you …

Cleaning

Here's The Best Way to Avoid Bringing Home Bed Bugs, According to Science

Grossest hitchhikers ever.<p>Among the possible pest infestations you could get, bed bugs are definitely one of the worst. They'll nest inside your …

Simply Smart - Laundry School | Real Simple

The Ultimate Laundry Cheat Sheet<p>We partnered with ARM & HAMMER™ Plus OxiClean™ to bring you this handy do-it-right laundry guide. Read, learn, and …

6 Laundry Tricks to Make the Task So Much Easier

The average American family washes nearly 400 loads of laundry each year (that’s more than one load each day!). If your own washer seems to be …

What Is That Laundry Tag Telling You?

Sometimes the laundry care label on your garments looks more like a set of undecipherable hieroglyphics than a useful tool. But, the pros at <i>Real</i> …

Your dirty laundry might be attracting bedbugs into your home

If you’ve been looking for a reason to do your laundry more often, we just found one. We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but it turns out that …

Airbus A380, Once the Future of Aviation, May Cease Production

The days may be numbered for the world’s largest passenger aircraft.<p>Airbus, the European aerospace group that makes the A380 superjumbo, said on Monday that it would have to end production of the plane if its only major customer, Emirates, did not order more.<p>The admission by John Leahy, the …

6 Concealer Hacks That Actually Work, According To A Makeup Artist

Concealer is a must-have in every woman's makeup kit. It's an essential because of its multipurpose function--it covers imperfections and blemishes, …

Makeup

I Gave Up Moisturizer For Two Weeks — & Here's What Happened

I’m not much of a rule-breaker. I like going to bed early, drink plenty of water (hot, because an ex-boyfriend’s mother once told me cold water …

Skin Care

18 'healthy habits' you should give up in 2018

We all have them — habits we think are healthy because we heard them somewhere on the news or from a health-conscious friend. And no matter how much we hate them, we just keep doing them because we think they're good for us.<p>Take using BMI to tell whether you're a healthy weight. Is it really the …

Low Fat

This Is How A Dermatologist Combats Dark Under-Eye Circles

Do cucumber patches even work?<p>It’s a skin-care issue we all face: You wake up, look in the mirror, and notice those dark, droopy circles under your eyes. Well guess what? From time to time, even dermatologists start their days this way. We talked to Melissa Kanchanapoomi Levin, M.D., a …

Skin Care

19 Makeup Charts That You'll Cherish And Save Forever

6 Grammatical Mistakes Smart People Are Making Publicly | Inc.com

I receive a daily digest in my email which calls out some of the most shared stories on the internet. Number seven on the list the other day--with hundreds of comments and thousands of shares and likes--was a story posted at <i>The Atlantic</i>, a reputable and well-read national media outlet. The story …

Language

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Facts To Know Before You Drink It

Losing weight the healthy way usually comes down to eating a healthy and balanced diet and incorporating calorie- and fat-burning workouts into your …

Milia: What Are They and How Do You Get Rid of Them

They appear out of nowhere: a slew of tiny and painless — albeit, nonetheless, pesky — white bumps. They're minuscule, almost undetectable even, but you figure you'll try to pop them anyway because textured skin isn't what you're going for. But when you do give 'em a squeeze, nothing happens — no …

Skin Care

Acne Sucks Now, But The Universe Will Repay You Later

If you suffer from acne, you know how annoying it is when someone close to you has flawless skin — for absolutely no fucking reason. They don't …

Victoria Beckham Swears By This $19 Moisturizer for Hydrated Skin

<b>Head over to Into The Gloss to read the full interview. Then, read up on the witchy indie makeup line of our dreams.</b>

Victoria Beckham

9 Products That Will Minimize Your Dark Circles And Refresh Your Eyes

Millennial women have a lot going on these days, and though lack of sleep is often a given, evidence of a hectic life will almost inevitably shine …

11 Creative Ways to Take a Digital Detox

While we love how much technology has benefited our daily lives, there are some days when the constant buzzing and beeping of our tech can drive even the most put-together lady insane. So this week, we’re turning off our push notifications, logging off our social media, and taking the digital detox …

Productivity

Disaster Prep: 10 Things You Should Absolutely Have In A Go Bag | Inc.com

My family recently survived hurricane Irma, then Maria on St. Thomas, USVI. Last week, I was sitting on my couch when we experienced a small earthquake in my home of Los Angeles.<p>I'm not the only one with disaster prep on my mind.<p>This piece will focus on what to have in a go bag -- a pack prepped …

Solar Power