Yi Wei Lim

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22 Healthy-ish Summer Cocktails to Beat the Heat

Summer is a season with many tough, albeit fun, decisions — like what to sip. You don’t have to sacrifice taste for calories with the right summer cocktails that balance out the more indulgent BBQ and ice cream. Be sure to buy local produce, and skip the mixes when making any of the following …

This Essential Oil Could Help You Sleep Better

With the surge in popularity of essential oils, you can purchase and use these little vials for just about any bodily complaint. Got a headache? Peppermint oil just might ease the tension. Raging breakout? Some people (Khloé Kardashian included) swear by tea tree oil for acne. The list goes on and …

Sleep

Who Needs a Meditation App When You Can Sharpen Knives?

While I love to tinker around with all manner of utensils and gadgets in my kitchen, my mother is decidedly austere in hers, and shuns most things that fall outside her steady tool triumvirate of knife, kitchen shears, and chopsticks.<p><i>Do you need ALL these things?</i> she asks whenever she comes for a …

Kitchens

13 Wedding Lipsticks You'll Want To Wear Long After The Vows Are Over

From first kisses to Champagne toasts and a full buffet, there are a lot of wedding activities to get through that will likely leave you looking one …

Lips

Women Who Look Young for Their Age Swear By These Makeup Tricks

Makeup is an incredibly transformative vehicle. You can make your eyes look bigger, create a more pillowy pout, and fake super-long lashes within …

You Can and Should Be Using These 5 Supersized Pasta Shapes

Massive pasta shapes take your classic dishes to new, unexplored heights. Get ready to carbo-load.<p>The working title for this article was Big-Ass Pasta. You didn’t need to know that, but we think it’s probably more fun if you do. What you do need to know is that this article is, in fact, about large …

Italian Food

I Got a "Moon Massage," and It's the Goop-iest Thing I've Ever Done

This past April was emotionally taxing. After many wonderful years in our tiny, outdated Upper West Side apartment, my boyfriend and I would be …

21 Of The Best Foundations With SPF

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10 Beauty Gadgets Byrdie Editors Swear By

Now more than ever, the shelves and landing pages of our favorite beauty retailers resemble the covetable inventory (and treatment menus) of …

The Refined And Sophisticated Side Of The Brass Coffee Table

Brass is one of the most widely used alloys thanks to its easy production process as well as the unique properties of the material. It’s used to make …

The Surprising Psychology Behind Our Favorite Kitchen Paint Colors

From a design standpoint, color certainly has the power to transform a room, making tiny rooms feel larger or dark rooms feel brighter. But …

How Urban Decay’s NAKED Palettes Became the Most Popular Eyeshadows Ever

<b>In our column That One Product, we tell the story of how your favorite beauty brand’s cult-classic products came to be—and why we can't stop buying</b> …

Crayola Is Finally Releasing A 58-Product Beauty Line & The Nostalgia Factor Is Unreal

Most of my fondest childhood memories involve me, a box of crayons and stacks of paper covered in terrible fashion sketches, and girly doodles …

5 Smart Ways to Boost Thinning Hair

So let’s get serious about the state of your ‘do. Clear eyes, thin hair means you <i>can</i> lose big on style points. But why the thinning hair now? At around age 35, hair starts to thin, most likely from genetics, giving birth, medication, or extreme stress, says Michelle Blaisure, a certified …

Dine Alfresco With These Mediterranean Outdoor Decor Pieces

What the Heck’s the Difference Between All Those Different Types of Olive Oils?

You’re not alone if you don’t fully get the differences between regular virgin and extra virgin olive oils. What you reach for when making a vinaigrette won’t necessarily be optimal for sautéing. And there’s that pesky myth floating around that you shouldn’t fry things in olive oil. To get the …

Male Entitlement Is Causing Mass Violence, and Women Are Being Blamed

On Friday, tragedy struck yet again in the form of the 22nd school shooting this year. 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the alleged shooter, killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School in Texas with a firearm he stole from his father. One of his possible motives, according to the mother of one of the …

7 Ways Huda Beauty's New Rose Gold Remastered Eye Palette Is Different From the Original

When Huda Beauty announced last summer it was discontinuing its beloved Rose Gold Eyeshadow Palette, I have to admit I was completely confused. It was like if world-famous K-pop group BTS were to announce <i>right now</i> that they're retiring: Why put an end to such a good thing?<p>Turns out, Huda Kattan had …

"Dew Powder" Is The Easiest Way To Try Summer's Trendiest Beauty Looks

"Dew" is defined by Merriam-Webster as “moisture condensed upon the surfaces of cool bodies, especially at night.” The meteorological phenomenon has …

I Went to BrunchCon, a Convention for People Who Love Brunch

I drank the mimosas, I ate the tiny bites, and met a lot of superfans of brunch.<p>A positive thing you can say about BrunchCon is it is isolated. Unlike SantaCon, a similar alcohol-soaked New York City con, it doesn’t spread its trouble across city blocks, or interrupt your commute with its revelry. …

Brit Reed Is Leading a New Generation of Indigenous Chefs

We talked to the Choctaw chef about learning to get your hands dirty and the sanctity of corn.<p><b>Brit Reed</b> did not set out to become a cook, teacher, farmer, historian, and activist for the food sovereignty movement, preparing and preserving Indigenous foodways. Until college, she wasn't even an …

19 Bizarre Ingredients That Will Upgrade Your Beauty Routine

10 Millennial Pink Drinks to Make Your Next Party Fabulous

This Under-Eye Concealer Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Sometimes we can’t get a full 8-hours of sleep every night–that’s just the reality of life. But that doesn’t mean that you have to look tired during …

13 Cooking Tools to Bring Millennial Pink into Your Kitchen

These Quick Lime-Pickled Onions Taste Like Summer

By Aliza Abarbanel<p>Catch me putting them on everything I make until June. (And probably after, TBH.)<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the quick pickled onions that editorial web assistant Aliza Abarbanel just</i> …

Food Preservation

4 Beautiful New-School Cast-Iron Skillets We’d Cook With Every Day

These new makers are creating heirloom pans with clever, modern touches.<p>If you’re the owner of a well-loved, quality cast-iron skillet, please feel free to stop reading here—you’ll probably never need to buy another pan for the rest of your life. But if you’re just now flirting with the idea of …

Cast Iron Skillet

The Best Kitchen Products to Buy at Anthropologie’s Spring Sale

Are you in the market for some pastel dinner plates? Yeah, probably.<p>Not to enable you...but Anthropologie is having a huge home sale to kick off spring until April 8. Specifically, that means 20 percent off full-price kitchen products including plates, mugs, and cheese boards. We culled through the …

Japanese Artist Handcrafts Hair Accessories That Look Like Delicate Flowers

Japanese artist Sakae creates delicate floral hair accessories using colorful resin and wire. In Japan, these ornamental hair pins are known as <b>Kanzashi</b>, and today they’re worn with kimonos by Japanese women on special occasions. Sakae calls her craft “dip flower,” which involves sculpting the …

600-Year-Old Medieval Clock Shows the State of the Universe in Real Time

Prague's medieval <b>astronomical clock</b> is not just one of the prettiest timepieces you'll ever come across, it's also one of the most famous examples of its genre. Starting in the 13th century, astronomical clocks began springing up around Europe, using intricate functions to show information such as …

European Travel