A crafty great-grandmother has pulled off her most impressive project yet — a hand-knitted wedding dress! Over the years, 80-year-old Shirley Ellicott of Whitsbury, England, has created everything from scarves and shawls to christening gowns and prom dresses using her self-taught sewing, knitting and crochet skills. Recently, she got the […]

Walmart, the largest retailer in the world, plans to open 150 new stores, including converting some smaller locations into supercenters, over the next five years, the company said Wednesday. Over the next 12 months, the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer said it will also remodel 650 stores with “improved layouts” as part […]

Visit our Dry (Skin) January homepage for more dry skin essentials. Whether you’re a skin care pro or a curious beginner, you’ve probably scanned the ingredients list of your favorite creams, cleansers and sheet masks wondering what it all means — and what it can do for your skin. Or, perhaps, you’ve […]

Some call it “the beauty bias.” Others prefer “lookism.” Either way, several studies over the last couple of decades establish the point apparently beyond dispute: It pays to be beautiful. Literally. The more physically attractive you are, the more likely you will get interviews and job offers, receive raises, and […]