If you’ve seen a J. Crew ad lately, you’ve seen the “half-tuck”—it’s that just-this-side-of-undone-but-obviously-deliberate way of tucking in a shirt or blouse that gives off effortless style vibes. Here’s how to achieve it without looking like you just rolled out of bed: • If you’re wearing a buttoned shirt, just tuck in one flap. Tucking in the side with the holes (as […]
We’re all used to seeing a sweater or appliance we’ve just viewed on a website appear in every ad in every site we visit afterwards—did you know it’s because you’re being tracked? The trustworthy and innocent-seeming sites we visit on a regular basis are collecting and selling data on you to data brokerage firms, as revealed in a 60 Minutes […]
You’re going to the gym and pumping that iron, but you still aren’t getting the results you’ve been hoping for. The boost your workout needs just might lie within your own mind. No, it isn’t simply a positive, can-do attitude—although that never hurts. Instead, you need to pay as much attention to your rests as you do to your reps. […]
When planning a move for a couple or a small family, you can expect to spend close to $250 or more on what’s needed to move your belongings. In addition to boxes, you’ll want to have tape, tape guns, packing paper, bubble wrap, box cutters, permanent markers, mattress bags, furniture pads, dollies, and hand carts on hand. With all that needs to be purchased, it’s no surprise people are always on the hunt for free moving boxes.
Having short hair, I had no idea this was even a thing, but apparently it is very common to get a round brush stuck in your hair. It occurs most often if you are using too small of a round brush for all your hair (my hair stylist Kevin Mancuso advises using a round brush that has a diameter equal […]
The absolute best shopping tip of all time? Be picky. Yes, this one seems like a no-brainer. But just about everyone is guilty of under-employing it. That dress that you were sure you’d find an occasion for? Those shoes that pinched just a little but they were on sale so you thought you could live with it? The pile of […]
Remember Magic Shell, the childhood chocolate treat of long ago (or yesterday, as the case may be) that was a gooey in the bottle, but then immediately froze into solid as soon as it hit your ice cream? It still exists—and in multiple flavors!—but if you’re trying to eat a more natural diet, there’s a homemade version of the treat […]
You can finally put those puffy winter coats in storage, but you better get out those tissues. According to the New York Daily News, allergists say we have the long, cold winter to thank for what is shaping up to be a particularly crippling allergy season.
Now that snow season is finally over (knock on wood!), it’s time to tackle those brownish stains on your carpets and rugs caused by Old Man Winter—specially, the calcium chloride in salty melted ice. First, thoroughly vacuum up what you can. Next, neutralize the stain with a vinegar solution, and blot with a towel from the edge of the stain […]