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Everyday cheapskate: How to rid your bathroom of hairspray overspray and more quick tips

Hairspray is wonderful for your hair and not so great on the floor, sink, walls, mirror and counter in your bathroom, where you get ready every morning. Unless you are diligent to go outside every time you spray your hair, it’s a good bet

How gardening cured one woman’s anxiety

Is that your garden?’ my friend Michele, who was smoking a cigarette out of our kitchen window, gestured down at the bramble jungle below that was, technically, our garden. ‘What a waste,’ he said. He was staying with us in north London while he

Throwback Thursday: How to Choose the Right Decorative Accessories

For many years, it has been my wont to liken the problem of home decoration to that of baking a cake!” wrote Muriel Whitlow, a home furnishings coordinator, in GDA’s May 1943 issue. “I always think of the decorative accessories of a room as

Why Baking Soda Is A Miracle Cleaner & Exactly How To Use It

We’ve long known that baking soda is a miracle ingredient when it comes to home and beauty DIYs, but we didn’t realize just how versatile it was until The Natural Home: Simple, Pure Cleaning Solutions and Recipes for a Healthy House landed in our office. This

How Not to Write for SEO in 2018

For more than a decade, search engine optimization has been the headline topic for businesses trying to boost their website rankings. But the SEO techniques that worked 15 years ago do not work now, and many of them can actually diminish organic search rankings

What is bias lighting and how can it improve TV performance?

Simon Cohen/Digital Trends Consumers spend a ton of money every year in search of a better TV viewing experience. We go all-in on 4K, on HDR, on bigger and better screens, and on more immersive sound. Top that off with our growing list of subscriptions to

Apple details how it developed the iPhone X’s ‘Portrait Lighting’ feature

While the iPhone today is capable of taking absolutely stunning and arguably best-in-class photos, that wasn’t always the case. Going back in time a bit, the original iPhone camera was nothing special. In fact, the original iPhone camera wasn’t even respectable relative to what

HOW TO GIVE YOUR BATHROOM A SPA-WORTHY MAKEOVER FOR UNDER $100

In the world of luxury spa treatments, $100 can get you a massage, a facial, or a sesh in aninfrared booth that people are obsessing over recently.  It can also get you an entirely new bathroom that will make you feel like you never need to go

How to Design a Dining Room

A gallery wall and an eclectic metallic light fixture elevate this formal dining room designed by Achille Salvagni and lend dramatic detail. GIANNI FRANCHELLUCCI Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who

Here’s how Whirlpool could convince you to make your kitchen smart

Whirlpool introduced this smart refrigerator in a color called sunset bronze at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. Chris Monroe/CNET It’s a risky move to buy a suite of internet-connected kitchen appliances. First, there’s the thousands of dollars you’ll need to drop. Then, you have