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DECK THE WINDOWS
Tarragon • This fresh herb’s subtle licorice flavor kicks up salads and drinks in a way everyone will love
ERASER HACKS • As you get back-to-school-ready, you’re probably stocking up on erasers. GH’s resident life hacker, Meaghan Murphy, shares new ways to put them to use!
An Adoptive Mom Unknowingly Reunites Two Siblings
WORKOUT RULES • Don’t sweat it! Etiquette expert Lisa Orr reveals how to handle any sticky situation at the gym.
finding the upside
I’M MAKING TIME FOR… • It’s super important for us at GH to create ideas and solutions that make life easier and excite you enough to try something new…a more effective skin routine, a delicious recipe or an “aha” organizing trick. As usual, our team’s magic also works on me. Here are the time-saving projects I hope to pull off this month:
feather + nest • genius inspiration for your style + home
INSIDE THE GH BEAUTY LAB • The look-gorgeous news, tricks and trends you need to know from GH’s in-house scientists and experts
DRY BODY BRUSHING
EDITOR FAVORITES • The most-wanted beauty finds to cross our desks
5 BRIGHT IDEAS for GLOWING SKIN • Shine a light on a lackluster complexion with our expert radiance-boosting tricks and top-tested product picks
A WEEK OF AWESOME OUTFITS
SMALL HOUSE, BIG STYLE! • Soap actor Ricky Paull Goldin (you know him from All My Children!) and his wife, celebrity stylist Gretta Monahan, transformed a Hamptons fixer-upper into a relaxed hideaway
TINY HOUSE SPECIAL
1 LIVING ROOM, 3 STYLES • It doesn't take long before the most-lived-in room in your home tends to look, well, lived in. But changing it up doesn't need to cost you lots of time and money. Start with a neutral base, add a few key items, and mix and match decor to find your signature style! Get inspired with these curated looks exclusively from The Home Depot. Which style will you choose?
ASK THE GH CLEANING LAB • GH’s resident home-care dynamo shares her top tips and favorite tricks to conquer your toughest messes and trouble spots
lab-tested tricks to SPEED-CLEAN ANY ROOM • Whether you have a minute or an hour, master the art of tidying up with these genius tips and product picks from the GH Cleaning Lab
NEW GIZMOS THAT ACTUALLY WORK • These gadgets will help you speed up your current routine or avoid it altogether
COOLING PJ’S • Whether due to a broken AC, night sweats or summer heat, feeling too warm can seriously disrupt sleep. Our experts put top PJ sets to the test to find the ones that will keep you cool — all night long
NEW-MOM MUST-HAVES • Keep these GH Seal stars on hand to make your little one’s life (and your own!) so much easier
discover • real stories, news you can use + healthy living ideas
THE SCIENCE OF BODY FAT • Many of us spend a lot of time trying to diet and exercise it away, but a little extra padding can actually be a good thing. Here’s what you need to know about how fat keeps you healthy, why pudge pops up where it does and what you can do to maintain just the right amount
THE SECRET LIVES OF FAT CELLS • 3 cool things we bet you didn’t know they did
FROM LIPS TO HIPS WHERE FAT GETS STASHED • We all store body fat in the same “depots,” as researchers call areas like your butt or tummy or hips, but your genes dictate how much gets stored where, says Dr. Kahn. Below, the most common spots:
LOSING IT • It can be done! Here's the straight truth
WELLNESS • Need-to-know nutrition, health and fitness findings to help you feel flat-out...