Believe it or not, it’s easy to make charitable contributions without spending a dime. By visiting freekibble.com you can help homeless pets just by answering fun trivia questions.
It’s that time of year again! Young adults all over the country are graduating college and heading out into the “real world.” So, it’s no surprise that, according to Yahoo!, job-related searches are spiking. Among those, searches for “how to write a cover letter” has increased approximately 35 percent. If you’ve come looking for some tips, we’ve got you covered (no pun intended).
Did you go a little overboard with the self-tanner? Or maybe you’re scared to try it because you think you’ll end up looking like an Oompa Loompa like the illustration above? Either way, have no fear: It’s easy to fade self-tanner if and when you put on too much. Simply add three capfuls of baby oil to a warm bath […]
Metal-bottomed products, like shaving cream, are often to blame for stubborn and unsightly rust rings around the tub. The good news: A few preventative steps can keep them from appearing (and save you some major elbow grease!).
Who cares if it’s still only spring? We’re already thinking about our first summer swim—and we want our readers to be prepared. So when you’re in and out of the pool, use these surprising tips from celebrity hairstylist Kristan Serafino to protect your hair. Before swimming, wet down and condition (but don’t rinse!) your hair. The conditioner will act as protective […]
Leather-soled shoes don’t stand up so well to all the wear-and-tear they’ll eventually take. Rough surfaces like pavement destroy them surprisingly quickly. Keep your shoes in top condition by having them fitted with rubber soles by a cobbler—these come in a variety of colors (including black and yes, even red for those Louboutins) and are so thin they don’t alter […]
It’s a good thing no one watches me put on my eyeliner or mascara everyday, I end up making the funniest faces. There’s something about putting on eye makeup that requires me to have my mouth agape. (Those silly faces actually do help. See our gallery of tips, How to Apply Makeup Well.) Eyeliner (especially liquid) can be the trickiest […]
Next time someone drops something greasy on your carpet or upholstery, reach for the cornstarch before you grab a chemical-based cleaner. Sprinkling the spill with cornstarch will help absorb the grease. Cover the stain and let it sit for 15 to 30 minutes then vacuum up the cornstarch. If there’s still a stain, then you can reach for a dedicated […]
To be honest, I always thought a scallion and a spring onion were two different names for the same vegetable. Turns out, I was wrong. A true spring onion has a larger bulb than a scallion (though still smaller than a standard onion) and is only available during—you guessed it—the spring. It has a mellower flavor than a regular onion […]