The Right Way to Apply—and Remove—Eye Makeup if You Wear Contacts

  If you prefer contacts over glasses, you’ve probably experienced itching or redness in your eyes from your makeup at …

What Happens to Your Face When You Use Expired Makeup

You know you’ve done it—we’re talking about using a makeup product that’s way past its expiration date. After all, you shelled …

Great Movie Characters: Joe Leland in The Detective

By the mid-1960s, the notorious Hayes Code, the censorship standards begun in the 1930s, had begun to fall away. Films …

Aisle View: Come to the Fun Home

Last season’s best off-Broadway musical is now this season’s best Broadway musical. Fun Home is the best Broadway musical in …

Sleep Is the New Wonder Drug

  Did I just give you permission to use a drug?  Yes, I did. Sleep is THAT important. Scientists have …

What A Small-Town Obituary Writer Can Teach Us All About Living

  In the healthiest sense possible, Heather Lende has an intimate relationship with death. She is the longtime obituary writer …

5 Ways to Fall Head Over Heels in Love With Life

For far too many people, life has become about surviving the circumstances that they are given. Trying desperately to make …

5 Ways to Get Slim on Autopilot

“Just tell me what to eat.” Weight-loss experts say that’s the number one thing they hear from women who are …