If you don’t want to pay top dollar for pricey pairs of designer glasses, look to the web: Online retailers like Zenni Optical, Coastal.com, and Warby Parker (which does have a few brick and mortar stores) cut out the middleman of licensing companies and optical shops, which can lead to hundred of dollars in savings for consumers. You’ll need to visit […]
As I write this post, I am home with a sick kid—worrying about her, my upcoming deadlines, and the errands that won’t get done today. Needless to say, I’m stressed. And often when I’m stressed, I bite my nails. I’ve had this bad habit ever since I can remember (though I have mysteriously quit from time to time). Here’s what […]
If you apply products like styling cream and mousse starting at the front of your hair, it’s time to flip your routine. This front-to-back method causes product to pile up at the hairline, ultimately weighing down at the roots, says Stefanie Henriquez, a stylist at the Frederic Fekkai salon at the Mark in New York City. For the best results, […]
You’ve probably heard that, because of the recirculated air and close quarters, flying can increase your chances of catching a cold or the flu. So, is it true? The short answer is yes.
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Just because a store is selling something new, it doesn’t mean that the item is in perfect condition. Sometimes clothing start to fall apart from the wear-and-tear of being tried on over and over again by other shoppers. The next time you’re about to purchase a garment, check these high-stress points that often get damaged: • Holes in underarms • […]
You made a delicious slow-cooked meal–like Soy-Braised Short Ribs With Sugar Snap Peas–and the instructions say to skim and discard the excess fat, but it takes time to remove the fat without tossing too much of the tasty sauce.
If you need to be out in cold weather, remember these tips from the American Massage Therapy Association for your own safety: • Your arms help you balance, so be sure to keep them and your hands as free as possible. Avoid heavy purses, drinks, or using your phone when walking on icy or snow-covered surfaces. • Be aware of […]