[Photo by Patrick Edmiston] ‘Tis the season for celebrating even more weddings outdoors. Dress up the ceremony venue with major wow-worthy aisle markers like these tall glass cylinders filled with water and flowers in your signature shade. Find more flower inspiration and outdoor wedding ideas.
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 […]
No one wants to put on a pair of wet rubber gloves when it’s time to do the dishes or scrub the bathtub. So next time you peel off those bright yellow gloves hang them up inside a cabinet—open side down, which will prevent water from pooling in the fingertips. You can easily attach clothespins or binder clips to the […]
Foster a love for reading from a young age by signing up to get a free children’s book in the mail each month until your child is 5 years old.