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CORN • For the freshest cobs, choose ones with husks that are bright green, taut and slightly damp. Enjoy the sweet kernels in our Test Kitchen’s favorite recipes:
SIZZLING SUMMER READS
Getting Together… at Long Last! • Enjoy the great outdoors with friends, family and these favorites from our Home and Technology Labs
Editors’ Life Hacks • Our clever team has ingenious ways and favorite products to make life easier and less stressful. Here are this month’s top tips.
SEND A HANDWRITTEN LETTER • When an email or a text just won’t do, craft a heartfelt pen-and-paper message with advice from Gina Hamadey, author of I Want to Thank You: How a Year of Gratitude Can Bring Joy and Meaning in a Disconnected World
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healthy SUMMER TO-DO’S
INSIDE THE GH BEAUTY LAB • The look-gorgeous news, tricks and trends you need to know from GH’s in-house scientists and experts
THE NEW SKIN BRIGHTENER
NEW & HOT • The latest and most exciting finds we’ve come across this month
HOT WEATHER BEAUTY GUIDE • From skincare secrets to must-have makeup and beachy hairstyle hacks, top beauty pros share their do’s and don’ts for keeping polished in the heat
3 Ways to Get Beachy Waves • Top off your look with a breezy style that brings to mind carefree seaside days.
SUMMER SKIN the body EDITION • Your body has been in hiding—get it ready to see the light with GH Beauty Lab experts’ and dermatologists’ key tips to keep you looking glowing, silky and youthful all season long
SILKENING BODY MOISTURIZERS • Get the softest skin right down to your toes — but no stickiness — with these light lotions.
4 Fixes for Body Breakouts • Acne doesn’t occur only on the face: It’s also common on areas like the back (a.k.a. “bacne”), usually caused by buildup of excess oil and dead skin cells along with certain habits. Here, how to nix it for good.
SMOOTHING BODY SCRUBS • Buff away flakes to reveal satiny, radiant skin.
CHANGING SKIN? CHANGE UP YOUR ROUTINE • Why try to turn back time when you can celebrate your age with skin care that targets the special needs of mature skin?
CREATED BY AND FOR WOMEN OVER 50
HAIR-REMOVAL PRODUCTS • Find the perfect method for you and a top-performing pick to keep you fuzz-free
Family Guest Room • An array of twin and larger beds in one area is perfect for occasions when parents and kids stay over. This setup in Heber City, UT, features sleek white bunk beds, pipe railings and a wood backdrop. In outfitting a large room, strategic placement of beds and contrasting colors is key: “When doing a mix of wood stain and white paint, find a true white without hints of yellow,” advises House of Jade Interiors cofounder Kirsten Krason.
READY. SET. RENOVATE! • We asked Drew and Jonathan Scott, a.k.a. the Property Brothers, to help us create this super-simple guide to rethinking your space, based on their experience renovating more than 450 homes (a few of those projects are featured here). Start planning today, and don’t forget to have fun along the way!
INSIDE 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
How to IMPROVE YOUR MOOD right now! • Feeling worried, despairing or just kinda blah…those emotions are totally normal, but they sure aren’t fun. Luckily, you have more control over how you feel than you think. Here’s how to lift yourself up no matter what’s going...