Posts tagged "quick tip"

Quick Tip: Dry Your Hair With A T-Shirt Instead Of A Towel For Beachy Waves

There is a good chance, a solid chunk of you reading this right now saw the headline, rolled your eyes and were like, Duhhhhhh. Apparently, wrapping your wet hair in a T-shirt instead of a towel has been a curly girl’s trick since forever, but I only recently learned that doing so would give me…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 15, 2014

Quick Tip: Soothe An Itchy Mosquito Bite With A Hot Spoon

Last weekend, I went to New Hampshire where mosquitos feasted on the back of my arms and the tops of my feet. I literally had matching bites on the backs of both of my arms, which must be a particularly delicious part of my body. Needless to say, I was scratching like I had scabies.

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 31, 2013

How To Stop Mosquito Bites From Itching

How many bug bites are currently on my body? Let’s just say I stopped counting and focused on scratching at 60. Naturally, I had to figure out how to stop this madness, so with the help of Google and my local CVS, here are the three best ways I’ve found to beat the itch.

By: Morgan Nelson / July 4, 2012

Quick Tip: Bash Flower Stems So Blooms Last Longer

The show came to an end in 2005, but I just started watching HBO’s critically acclaimed “Six Feet Under” for the first time. In addition to being just wonderful entertainment, the show has also been informative on topics like mortuary science and floral design. Floral design? you’re probably thinking to yourself. Let me explain! …

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011

Quick Tip: A Pair Of Undies Doubles As A Headband

Normally, I am the type of chick that always has a few bobbypins on her person at all times. Alas, I managed to fly to Los Angeles without a single one. This is mainly problematic when it comes to washing my face at night. I have bangs and I don’t want to get them wet,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 21, 2011

Quick Tip Of The Day: How To Get An Aisle And A Window Seat On A Coach Bus

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and it’s time to get away. Traveling by bus is easy and cheap, but those seats can be pretty cramped. One seat is hardly enough for one person, so I often employ this trick I learned back in college to make sure the seat next to mine empty. Arrive…

By: Annika Harris / May 27, 2010