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Macy's, Bloomingdales, and Blue Mercury Join Aurora James's 15 Percent Pledge

Sephora was the first brand to take the pledge earlier this month.

Thanksgiving won't be the same this year – but there’s plenty to be thankful for

I love Thanksgiving. Not the Thanksgiving of American myth, where benevolent pilgrims revel in the harvest with their good friends the Natives, whom they would never think of enslaving or massacring – not that insidious lie – but the Thanksgiving of my own making, the one that has become a tradition for me and my daughter and our found family. And I wonder how it will feel, this year, to not be able to gather and celebrate together. I started...

2020's most dramatic images that capture the force of nature

From devastating floods and scorching wildfires to deadly earthquakes and colossal cyclones, 2020 has been filled with incredible and terrifying weather events across the world. Take a look...

Take a look at the Garden Rescue stars' own gardens

They might make stunning gardens for other people, but what about the Garden Rescue stars' own backyards?

John Travolta posts sweet tribute to son Ben on his 10th birthday

In the snap, Travolta, 66, is seen hugging his blonde-haired son tightly as the youngster smiles happily. The bearded actor is also smiling as he looks directly into the camera.

JB Hi-Fi slashes the cost of hundreds of products before Black Friday

Ahead of the Black Friday sales on November 27, Australian electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi has already slashed the prices on popular tech gadgets, phones and home appliances.

12 things professional organisers declutter every day

You know how people always say that the littlest things can make the biggest difference? Well, it’s true, especially when it comes to keeping your home tidy! The post 12 things professional organisers declutter every day appeared first on Reader's Digest Australia.

River Island loungewear: 7 of the best luxe sets to up your WFH game

Our favourite loungewear sets from River Island. From embellished designs, sequins, pearls and glitter. Whether you're looking for the Plus collection to Petite.

Shoppers are obsessing over the 'must-have' $6 stackable snack tower

Australian shoppers are obsessing over a range of 'must-have' stackable containers from Kmart that are perfect for eating and storing snacks on the go.

19 Christmas gift ideas jewellery lovers will treasure

While there's no doubt that this year’s festive celebrations will look a little different, nothing can dampen the spirit that underpins Christmas: the joy to be had in showing loved ones how much we appreciate them. And Swarovski’s AW20 collection is in celebration of just that. In a time when few things can be guaranteed, why not #SparkDelight with a special piece from an iconic jewellery brand that, over its 125-year history, has come to be...

Leighton Meester enjoys some bonding time with daughter Arlo

The 34-year-old actress looked ready for a picnic in the woods with her eldest child as she carried blankets and pillows on the outing.

A book called I Hate Men is causing outrage. But it’s time someone said it: men are the worst

I’d like to make the case that being attracted to men is a fatal flaw, because they are the absolute worst. I understand how claiming to hate men could be confusing for some, especially those who know me well. I’ve had horrible experiences with men who wouldn’t know a boundary if it grabbed their bum and told them to smile, but I also have two perfectly decent older brothers and a loving, supportive dad. I’d walk over hot coals for my male...

AOC defends Harry Styles for wearing a dress on Vogue cover: ‘It looks bomb’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the latest public figure to defend Harry Styles for wearing a dress on the cover of US Vogue. Earlier this month, the “Watermelon Sugar” singer made history by becoming the first solo man on the magazine’s cover. Styles wore a blue Gucci dress for the occasion but his outfit drew widespread criticism from social media users who said the singer was “attacking masculinity”. US conservative commentator Candace Owens...

‘Try not to follow trends’: Cath Kidston on creating charming rooms

Designer Cath Kidston is known as “The Queen of Print”. With a background in interior design and styling, Kidston founded her brand in 1993 and made it a global name selling home furnishings and fashion products. In 2017, after stepping down from the Cath Kidston Group, she founded a solo venture, Joy of Print, a creative design studio specialising in designing prints for the interiors and fashion world. Her new book, A Place Called Home,...

eBay’s Black Friday deals are go: Get up to 50% off selected products and a 20% coupon

eBay’s Black Friday deals are underway and you can get up to 50% - and in some cases much more – off selected items including TVs, vacuums, headphones and even fashion. We’ve found the best deals and got eBay’s tip on bagging the best bargains

How to set up the perfect home gym

Exercising is an essential part of life. As humans, we ought to move, but instead, many of us have a sedentary lifestyle and spend hours sitting in front of a computer. With our increasingly busy lives, we end up skipping the gym, sometimes because we’re simply too tired to go through the whole process of getting to the gym and facing everything that comes with it (e.g. rush hour traffic, a crowded weight room, etc). For this reason, many of us dream about having our own gym. Can you imagine not having to pay for a gym membership, commuting to the gym, waiting to use machines, and dealing with all your pet peeves? Sounds great, right? And yes, we know that many of us don’t have the space, nor the money, to set up a home gym. But while space and budget are the main constraints, with the right planning, you might just be able to build your own workout den and make your dream come true. In this gallery you’ll find a detailed step-by-step guide on how to set up the perfect home gym. You might not be able to buy every single piece of equipment, but you’ll learn that even with little space and little money, you can set up a functional home gym. Click through and start building your home gym today!

ALS: The disease made a household name by Ice Bucket Challenge

The American man who popularized the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for research into ALS died Sunday as a result of the fatal neurological disease. ALS is commonly referred to as "Lou Gehrig's disease" in a nod to the baseball legend who is believed to have died from the illness in 1941. ssm/joe/jta/rbu/mtp

Unknown object comes within 10ft of aircraft in high-risk near-miss

An unknown object came within 10ft of hitting an aircraft coming in to land at Leeds Bradford airport. A report revealed that the object presented a “high” risk of collision with the plane during the incident on 1 September. According to the UK Airprox Board, which investigates near misses between aircraft, “the object appeared without warning and there was no time to act.” The pilots of the Boeing 737 both reported seeing a bright light and an...

'We've helped thousands of babies with sleep. Here are 4 things to know about sleep training.'

Sleep. It’s the clickbait of the parenting world. Want to get a Facebook Mother’s Group talking? Post about sleep.With a long-term study recently finding that new parents face up to SIX YEARS of disrupted sleep, it’s really no wonder it’s a hot-button topic.Two people who know that all too well are Aloni and Cara Benau, the creators and founders of Glow ... Continued

Mejuri's Best and Only Sale of the Year Just Started—Here's What to Know

The DTC brand's fanbase includes everyone from Oprah to Selena Gomez.

Jack P Shepherd opens up about wedding plans as romance with girlfriend gets 'serious'

The Coronation Street star, 32, has been dating girlfriend Hanni Treweek for three years, with their relationship going from strength to strength

Ancient ruins in the US you might not know about

Where to find ancient ruins, pre-Columbian archaeological sites, Ancestral Puebloan dwellings and Native wall art around the US.

Kate Middleton goes matchy-matchy with her pink makeup and Massimo Dutti jumper - and we're in love

Kate Middleton looked gorgeous as she made a new appearance on Monday morning to discuss the results from her 5 Big Questions survey - see her pink makeup look and Massimo Dutti jumper

Shishkin given "ten out of ten" by Nicky Henderson for chasing debut win at Kempton

Nicky Henderson's 2020 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle hero put in an excellent round of jumping under Nico de Boinville, to win at short odds of 1-6f

Are these the last unspoiled places on Earth?

The world might feel like a smaller place today, but there are still some remarkably remote and pristine places. From the sand dunes of Namibia to far-flung islands, here are some of Earth’s most unspoiled spots to marvel at.

I'm A Celebrity fans accuse male stars of wearing makeup despite it being banned

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! fans have accused Shane Richie and Vernon Kay of wearing makeup on the ITV show, despite a ban in camp

This IKEA buy is a must-have for organising your beauty items

A $49 three-tier IKEA trolley is proving to be a popular buy among Australian customers, as it's the perfect product for neatly organising skincare and beauty items.

11 amazing stays in Norway from Arctic hideouts to treetop cabins

We take a look at the best places to stay in Norway that are unique, imaginative and adventurous - check out our top picks

Fancy Advent Calendars to Help You Feel Something

24 days of truffles? Say less.

The new Kmart? Spotlight launches massive sale on homewares

Australian retailer Spotlight is set to unveil a massive sale on homeware, kitchen gadgets, cooking sets, sewing machines and bath towels, with prices starting from as little as $1.

From haloumi burgers to a pasta ready in 15 minutes: Sophie Monk shares her week of meals.

We love a good sticky-beak in the fridges of celebrities to see exactly what they're eating.And we bet you do too because, well, you're reading this. From private chefs to fridge after fridge (we're looking at you Kim Kardashian), there's something fascinating about a sneak peek into a celeb kitchen.That's why Mamamia spoke to Sophie Monk, forthcoming host of Channel ... Continued

8 foolproof fake tanning tips you'll wish you knew ages ago.

Fake tans have come a lonnng way since the ol' orange, Geordie Shore-esque streaks of the past. Boy, have they changed.These days, fake tan formulas are wonderful things that boast a slew of fancy ingredients that are not only good for your skin, but still promise natural, long-lasting results. Watch: Want more tips on how to nab glowing skin? Here's how. ... Continued

These abandoned castles will take your breath away

From the Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers in France to Ha Ha Tonka in Missouri, USA, their haunting beauty remains a testament to the glories of the past.

14 Puffer Coats That Serve Fashion and Function

The cold never bothered me anyway.

Forget Botox! Eating mangoes can reduce your wrinkles, study claims

Researchers from the University of California, Davis, claim that eating mangoes can reduce facial wrinkles in older women

Escape to America's most remote Airbnbs

Away from bustling cities and major highways, these Airbnbs welcome visitors with buckets of fresh air and uninterrupted gorgeous scenery for miles.

I'm a Celebrity's Gwrych Castle: see inside the haunted Welsh location

I'm a Celebrity is filmed in Gwrych Castle, Abergele in North Wales – see why Vernon Kay, Jordan North and Mo Farah should be scared…

'My heartbroken son has moved back in but he is behaving like a brat'

A mum says her son moved back in her home after splitting up with his long-term girlfriend a couple of months ago, but now that they live together again he acts like a teenager - Coleen gives her advice

The world's remote hotels we'd love to escape to right now

Whether it's clinging to a mountain face in the Himalayas or hiding out in a tropical jungle in Belize, these hotels offer the chance to have a truly off-grid experience.

Kelly Brook stuns fans in sparkling 41st birthday outfit – and it's a bargain from Tesco

Kelly Brook looks incredible in her sparkling 41st birthday outfit, and you'd never believe it's from F&F at Tesco! See the picture

Scientists kill cancer cells in mice in ‘world first’ development

A group of scientists have discovered a “more elegant chemotherapy” that can accurately target cancerous cells in a first in the battle against the disease. The research successfully killed cancerous cells while leaving healthy ones around it using a technique which relies on DNA editing tools. The technology has already been used in mice and could be used on humans as soon as within the next two years, the scientists said. Professor Dan Peer, a...

The Crown: Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding details, from the dress to saying the wrong vows

The wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer has frequently been referred to as the “wedding of the century” and, 39 years later, the historic ceremony is still at the forefront of people’s minds. The relationship between the two royals has a starring role in season four of The Crown, as the Netflix series revisits their famous, and often tumultuous, marriage. But, despite previews of the latest season giving viewers a glimpse of Emma...

12 stunning Swarovski jewellery presents that will spark delight this Christmas

Do you know a big fan of Swarovski jewellery? Well, we have found some excellent Christmas gifts that will spark delight in 2020. From sparkling earrings to dazzling rings, shop our favourite timeless jewellery pieces

Got sole: this season’s must-have sneakers

With party season almost certainly cancelled, it’s unlikely we’ll be needing those sparkly stilettos or velvet loafers anytime soon. So rather than splurge on party-ready shoes, why not bring a bounce to leaving the house with some walk-friendly trainers? These are the new season sneakers to invest in now. Pumped up kicks The high-top is back for autumn, with Nike’s Blazer style (£89.99, emerging as a fashion girl fave. Pair with...

Reese Witherspoon Just Low-Key Recreated One Of Her Movie Posters In The Cutest Way

And her makeup-free skin is glooooowing!

East Midlands Railway trains still dropping toilet waste onto tracks

East Midlands Railway (EMR) continues to operate trains that drop toilet waste directly onto rail tracks mid-journey. The company admitted it had not met a pledge to eradicate these old-fashioned “hopper” toilets by 2020. The promise had been made in 2017 by Mark Carne, formerly Network Rail's chief executive, who said the problematic toilets would be swapped for retention tanks that could be emptied at stations instead of discarding sewage onto...

Recruitment expert reveals the five signs you are headed for burn out

An Australian recruitment expert has revealed the five tell-tale signs you are becoming mentally exhausted and what you should do to combat the common problem.

You won't believe these amazing places are on Earth

From pink lakes and green beaches to rockscapes that might be better placed on Mars, the Earth is full of surprises. Here, we've scoured the globe to find the natural wonders that could be from another planet.

Vegan diet means bones may be more brittle - study

But don't put down the broccoli yet - there are caveats to the groundbreaking research.

LEIGH CAMPBELL: Do those silicone anti-wrinkle patches actually work? An investigation.

I have a friend. Let’s call her Jessie. I call her that because it’s her name. She works at Mamamia with me and is a co-host on the very excellent podcast, Mamamia Out Loud, amongst other things.This week Jessie sent me an SOS. She has a big birthday coming up and as such, Facebook decided she needed to be heavily targeted with ... Continued