"Back-ne" and hyperpigmentation are common skin concerns during the summer months, but dermatologists have some fail-safe ways to avoid them.
Use a body wash with salicylic acid to help cut down on breakouts, and wash your clothes regularly with a gentle detergent.
Breegan Jane, the host of "The House My Wedding Bought," said furniture that helps you entertain, like ice buckets and bars, can transform a backyard.
As parts of the world open up, some people are ready to travel. Here's what to know about country reopenings, safety, and vaccine passports.
By setting early deadlines for her work, Alesandra Dubin can recharge every summer Friday afternoon at the movies, with a massage, or on a hike alone.
Swimply currently offers access to pools across the US, many of which cost less than $100 per hour to rent.
I followed Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay, and Trisha Yearwood's recipes for the summertime classic to find my new go-to. Here's which drink was the best.
Cadbury's owner Mondalez International confirmed the shortage in a statement to Insider, and said it was a result of such high demand.
The splash pads retail for $30. They can be purchased both online through Target's website and in stores.
The Strawberry Funnel Cake Frappuccino is Starbucks' first new Frappuccino flavor in three years, and tastes like a carnival in a coffee cup.
Eczema affects nearly 15 million people in the US, and there are many triggers that cause a flare-up, including the summer heat.
Staying hydrated is important but can also be difficult to get enough water. I drink a ton of water a day, so I'm sharing my best hydration tips.
Staying hydrated is important, but it's possible to drink too much. Here are some signs you're overdoing it with your water consumption.
Hinge chief Justin McLeod told Insider surveys of the dating app's users show more of them are seeking out a lasting connection with
Investors pushed more than $1 billion into energy-sector ETFs this week as a blockage in the Suez Canal helped oil prices recoup some losses.
Crystal Cruises will be offering 32 seven-night trips starting from The Bahamas' Nassau or Bimini from July to October.
Here are the best and worst things about traveling in a camper van, according to someone who's been living out of one for months with her partner.
Starbucks has released a slew of new colourful summer drinks: The Star Drink, the Kiwi Starfruit Starbucks Refreshers, and the Iced Guava Passionfruit Drink. Both the Star Drink and the Iced Guava Passionfruit feature coconut milk, adding to Starbucks’ growing selection of non-dairy alternatives. The Iced Guava Passionfruit was refreshing […]
Picnicking has become extremely popular as the pandemic continues to disrupt social life and travel. Picnics can be done in local parks, and being outside makes it easy to adhere to social distancing measures, in comparison to house parties or travelling to tourist hotspots. But just because picnics are often […]
Watches2U, a watch retailer, created a puzzle that challenges readers to find the 10 differences in two seemingly similar images of parkgoers. On average, it takes people one minute to find all 10 differences. How fast can you solve this puzzle? Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. This summer, the […]
The Dairy Queen Blizzard is made with thick, soft-serve ice cream and a range of customisable mix-ins I visited two Dairy Queen locations and tried all 18 of the available Blizzard flavours to see which was the best. In the end, I found that the best Blizzard flavour was the […]
Insider asked chefs and ice-cream developers how to make store-bought ice cream taste better. Storing a carton of ice cream in the back of the freezer can help preserve its texture. Soften your ice cream in the fridge, not on the counter or in the microwave. You can make ice-cream […]
Insider asked chefs about their favourite and least favourite dishes to order at barbecue restaurants. Some chefs said you should always order the burnt ends and baked beans. You may want to avoid ordering a hamburger or queso macaroni and cheese. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Barbecue is an […]
Trader Joe’s is known for its constantly rotating selection of seasonal treats. Some seasonal favourites, like the Trader Joe’s cold-pressed watermelon juice and the peaches and cream tarte, are only available at the start of summer. The chain’s jalapeño sauce, key-lime pie, and soft-baked peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are […]
Professional chefs told Insider some of their tips for making store-bought burger buns taste even better. Steaming or air-frying buns can improve their texture. Adding herbed butter or mayonnaise can add flavour and moisture to stale buns. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. With the right treatment, even store-bought buns […]
Popular budget-friendly grocery store chain Aldi is stocking a variety of food and home products this August. The items include vegetarian-friendly meal and snack ideas, taco-night fixings, and home accessories like mini succulents. The store will also be offering Dunkaroos, colourful ice-cream cones, and s’mores-flavored cookies this August. Visit Insider’s […]
Official-esta.com, an online visa application and assistance processing firm, designed a puzzle that hides an ice cream cone in a picture of beachgoers. It takes the average person 30 seconds to find the hidden cone, according to the company. How quickly can you solve this brainteaser? Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
I tried 15 kinds of Vlasic pickles and ranked them from worst to best. The sweet gherkins were my least favourite by far, but the original gherkins were my favourite. I was pleasantly surprised by the brand’s no-sugar-added bread and butter pickles. The zesty garlic Stackers and kosher dill baby […]
A few months ago, I left my job to travel the world in a camper van with my partner. This lifestyle comes with pros and cons, and I miss having a real kitchen and immediate access to showers. There are plenty of benefits to living in a camper van, though, […]
Grilled chicken can be juicy and flavorful, but it’s also one of the hardest meats to cook perfectly on the grill. Insider spoke with a meat expert and a professional chef to find out some of the ways you could be ruining your chicken on the grill. Overcrowding or forgetting […]
More than 20 lifeguards on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, tested positive for COVID-19. Allegedly, the lifeguards -11 lifeguards from Harvey Cedars and 12 from Surf City – held two social gatherings on July 12 and 14. The mayor of Harvey Cedars said it is unclear where the events took […]
Insider asked four chefs to share the best and worst foods to grill. Chefs said corn and peaches taste great when grilled. One chef said strip steak is a great kind of meat to work with if you’re just learning to grill Foods like tomatoes and flaky fish can fall […]
Seriously Smoked, a grilling company, designed a puzzle that hides a grill in a sea of various meats. It takes the average person 30 seconds to find the hidden grill, according to the company. How quickly can you solve this brainteaser? Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Cooking a perfect […]
Each year for 24 years in a row, my family has met for a week-long summer vacation in Ocean City, New Jersey. This year we made the decision to continue tradition through the coronavirus pandemic, and we took precautions to keep each other safe. While some of the beaches seemed […]
Hammacher Schlemmer is selling a motorised 8-foot inflatable pool float. The $US399.95 single-passenger boat weighs 10 pounds, making it easy to lug around. There’s also two underwater viewing ports by the feet, so you can check out just what’s happening underneath. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Summer is finally […]
Some bug bites can be harmless, but others can have some serious health effects. If you experience a fever, chest pain, or cramps after a bug bite you may want to seek out immediate medical attention. You should seek medical attention if you experience severe reactions, like trouble breathing or […]
With travellers hesitant to fly for a vacation, the resurgence of the all-American road trip could be at hand. It’s important to stay safe and smart, even during a road trip in your own car. Be mindful about packing sanitizing wipes and spray, liberally wash hands, and use hand sanitizer. […]
Chris Litster is the leader of Buildium. Workers going remote during pandemic – and not taking time off – is the perfect recipe for burnout. But burnout doesn’t have to be inevitable; doing things like setting clear start and end hours, and scheduling in downtime during the day is important. […]
Finding clothes for the summertime can be a nightmare for transmasculine people. Here are five tips to help you keep cool and affirmed in your gender during the summer months. Bind your chest safely with a binder from a reputable business and apply baby powder under it to absorb sweat. […]
As someone who lives in a camper van, I’ve learned great tips and advice about travelling in one. Some of my best decisions were investing in easy-to-clean clothing, maps, and titanium utensils. Having power banks and a high-quality, large backpack has also made my travels easier. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
Summer heat can put a huge damper on your sex life, especially if you and your partner are sweat-averse. Insider spoke to five sexologists and sex therapists on how to keep cool while getting steamy in the summertime. Cranking the A/C unit or central air might be your first instinct […]
Not all jobs require you to sit at a desk all day, and there are plenty of careers where employees do most of their work outside. We took a look at which occupations are best suited for those who want to be outdoors for much of the workday, using data […]
Big cities aren’t the best spots for stargazing, but there are plenty of other destinations across the US that will give you a great view of the night sky. National parks and preserves like Mojave National Preserve and Mesa Verde National Park provide great views with minimal light pollution. Some […]
Aldi, a popular budget-friendly grocery chain, is selling a variety of food, home, and lifestyle items for under $US5 throughout the month of July. The products range from food featuring summer flavours to fun home items, like candles and cactus plants. This month, Aldi is partnering with Alex’s Lemonade StandFoundation […]
Florida and Texas both recorded daily records for new coronavirus cases on Saturday as outbreaks in the South continue to spiral. Florida reported 11,458 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 190,052. Texas reported 8,258 new cases, which brings the state’s total to 191,790. In Texas, it’s […]
Insider spoke to chefs about common grilling mistakes to avoid, plus some helpful tips for cooking on a grill. Always season your meat hours before you plan to cook it, and don’t be afraid to grill produce or side dishes. Buying high-quality cuts of meat and restaurant-quality tools can enhance […]
Making popsicles inspired by alcoholic drinks can be easy to do at home. Two of Insider’s lifestyle reporters made 12 boozy popsicles inspired by everything from cosmopolitans to margaritas. Using basic popsicle molds and small amounts of ingredients, the reporters found the process to be enjoyable and simple – even […]
Some of this summer’s biggest fashion trends include biker shorts, tropical prints, and thong sandals. Although today’s fashion is all about embracing clothing that was popular in the ’70s, 80s, and ’90s, some of these trends are meant to be left in the past. Insider spoke to various celebrity stylists […]
Despite nonessential travel still being discouraged in many places due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some tourism-reliant destinations say they’re ready to welcome back visitors. Puerto Rico has implemented a four-phased reopening plan that culminates with in-bound tourism being allowed from July 15. The Bahamas introduced a “travel health certificate” […]
Amanda M. Cubit is a family law attorney with Sodoma Law Union in Monroe, NC. The summer of 2020 is going to be one unlike any other – and for parents who share custody of their kids, that may create new complications. Consider adjusting your co-parenting schedule to ensure that […]
Gala Bingo, an online bingo site, provided Insider with three summer-themed brainteasers. One of them can be solved in just 12 seconds, while another had 27% of users giving up after a minute. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Summer is officially here. To celebrate, Gala Bingo created three summer-themed […]
This summer, one way to enjoy a socially distanced vacation might be on a road trip, and some of the country’s most beautiful sights can be seen from roads in national parks. You can take Going-to-the-Sun Road through the Glacier National Park in Montana to see the wildlife. Kolob Canyons […]
Turning a cardboard box on its side and placing your laptop inside is a trick that lets you work outside in the sun but still see your screen. The hack has been shared online, with many people being impressed. On the hottest day of the year in the UK, I […]
Summer vacation won’t look the same for travel-loving millennials this year. Business Insider rounded up 15 weekend getaways for millennials that are within driving distance of major cities. Consult the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website and travel advisories before any road trip. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
With summer fast approaching, the time has come to ramp up your wine repertoire. Billy Smith, a sommelier and assistant wine director at a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York, recommends a combination of bubbly options, chilled rosés, and even light red wines during the warmer months. Smith also suggests expanding […]
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, summer travel will look different this year, as more people will forego planes and trains for road trips. As any experienced road-tripper will tell you, picking the music is one of the most important parts. Insider picked 18 songs that are perfect for any adventure, […]
Fashion trends from the past have made a comeback in 2020. Crochet and flared pants were huge trends in the ’60s and ’70s, and they are going to be everywhere again this summer. Insider spoke to celebrity stylists and designer David Meister about the trends that are going to be […]
Ice cream can easily be negatively impacted by temperature change, so it’s important to handle it carefully. Microwaving ice cream will make it easy to scoop, but it will permanently damage the texture of the dessert. Avoid wetting a scooper with warm or hot water, as it can easily melt […]
If you’ve ever spent a day at the beach with no sun protection, you know how painful sunburn can be. The UV radiation from sunlight can inflame your skin cells, causing a slew of uncomfortable symptoms like itching and soreness. It can also increase the risk of certain skin cancers. […]
This summer, taking a trip in an RV might be one of the safest ways you can travel, and there’s no shortage of luxury parks across the US. Motorcoach Country Club in Indio, California, has been voted the top RV park in the country and provides luxury villas for each […]
Heat exhaustion is a less severe type of heat-related illness than heatstroke. If left untreated, heat exhaustion can develop into heatstroke, which may cause vital organ damage or death if medical attention isn’t received immediately. Read on to learn the different signs and symptoms for heat exhaustion and heatstroke, and […]
Amazon is selling a motorised pool tube that is controlled with a joystick. The PoolCandy Tube Runner is available to purchase for $US130 on Amazon and other online retailers. The inflatable tube lets you move in any direction, including 360-degree spins. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Going for a […]
Water itself is quite safe from the coronavirus, especially if it’s properly treated with chlorine. But you could still catch or spread the illness if you’re clustering around others above water, on the pool deck, or in the locker room. To reduce your risk, keep swimming, try to maintain distance […]
According to a May survey by The Points Guy, 31% of Americans are ready to travel this summer. Despite many international destinations easing out of lockdown and opening borders, experts say Americans will likely stick to domestic travel for the foreseeable future. The economic devastation of the pandemic is unprecedented, […]
Many beautiful beaches around the world are fairly quiet, secluded hidden gems. Black Island in Palawan, Philippines, has lush foliage and caves that are perfect for underwater exploration. Some beaches, like Hole in the Wall, Coffee Bay, South Africa, are surrounded by nature. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Although […]
Target is selling a rainbow-coloured waterbed with built-in sprinklers that’s perfect for people who don’t have a pool. The product retails for $US30, and can be purchased both online and in stores. While the product is advertised as a splash mat and slide for kids, adults on TikTok say the […]
Pool floats can bring a surprising amount of joy – especially if they inflate into a fun shape. Target recently released a new collection of vibrant pool rafts from its Sun Squad line, the majority of which range from between $US15 to $US40 at the time of writing. The floats […]
On World Bee Day, a new puzzle challenges readers to find the hidden bee in a collage of flowers. How fast can you find the hidden bee? Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. There are over 20,000 species of bees buzzing around the world right now, but there’s only one […]
Funboy is selling what may be the most epic pool float ever. The Giant Cabana Dayclub is a huge four person float, complete with an ice cooler for your drinks and snacks. The float retails for $US369, but a portion of all profits will be donated to Feeding America to […]
Target has a new line of summery succulents as part of its Sun Squad collection, The miniature succulents come in four pots: strawberry, pineapple, shark, and scuba-diving panda. Each faux plant retails for $US5 and is available on Target’s website. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Summer will be here […]
DEET-based bug sprays, such as Off, won’t technically expire but may become less effective over time. The same goes for bug sprays that use picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus, or para-menthane-3,8-diol. But if the active ingredient in your bug spray is ethyl butyl acetylamino propionate, commonly known as IR3535, it […]
Summer is here, which means hurricanes, bugs, and blistering heat. We all want to be outside right now – but walking anywhere will leave you drenched in sweat. In years past, summer might have seemed the perfect time to visit your favourite beach, but unfortunately everyone else had the same […]
Popular winter resort towns look drastically different in the summer. Snowcapped mountains become bright green forests. In warmer weather, mountain biking, hiking, shopping replace skiing. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Part of the magic of winter resort towns is how they look buried under snow. When the warmer months […]
Disney’s Summertime Fun merchandise collection features vibrant colours and fruit-filled motifs. Some of the new pieces include a pineapple-shaped mini-backpack, an ice cream-print collared shirt, and a multicoloured dip-dye pullover. The collection also features a pineapple-print cardholder and a watermelon-slice belt bag. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The latest […]
Because flus and colds tend to retreat in the summer, many people – notably President Donald Trump – have expressed optimism that impending warmer weather could stymie or kill the virus. Many experts doubt that is the case, though new early research does suggest higher humidity and temperatures can decrease […]
When it comes to summer travel destinations in the US, the amount of great options can seem endless – but each state boasts one can’t-miss activity. Take a midnight hike up Flattop in Alaska to celebrate the Summer Solstice – much of the state sees 24 hours of light for […]
The football season is finished for AFL fans and following the NRL grand final this weekend winter sport will officially be behind us and the focus turns to spring racing, cricket, and the beach. It’s these lazy days of summer that I often hear about from overseas workers who move […]
Summer 2019 was the hottest summer on record for global temperatures, but global heat doesn’t mean everywhere gets hotter at the same rate. Some states across the US broke records of their hottest days over a century ago. Around 10 states have hit over 120 degrees Fahrenheit on their hottest […]
Elon Musk, tech billionaire and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, tweeted a lot this summer. He still really wants to nuke Mars, or at least sell T-shirts with the slogan. Here’s everything else he has done over the summer months. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Elon Musk has […]
GalaBingo created a picnic-themed brainteaser just in time for the end of the summer, challenging people to find the misplaced beach ball. Only 50% of people can solve this brainteaser in under 30 seconds, according to GalaBingo. How fast can you find the rogue beach ball? Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
I wish everyone would stop welcoming fall and saying farewell to summer on social media, mostly because the seasons haven’t changed yet. Fall isn’t technically here until September 23, when the autumnal equinox occurs. Yes, stores are putting out fall decor and brands are releasing Halloween candy, but it’s still […]
INSIDER spoke to Florida-based interior designer Christina Marie Kairis to figure out some of the best home-decor items to buy at Costco right now. Kairis’ picks include a large wooden mirror and a Moroccan-print blue chair. She also recommended an elegant serving tray and gold-coloured end table. Visit INSIDER’s homepage […]
Igloo’s Kegmate Jockey Box Cooler – which comes complete with its own built-in beer tap – allows tailgaters and barbecuers to keep their kegs cool without the hassle of dunking them in an ice bucket. All you need to do is connect a standard keg to the back of the […]
A church group in West Alexandria, Ohio, took 16 elementary school-aged children to swim in a creek. They saw something in the water, and everyone got out. Turns out, it was a 7-foot-long crocodile. Rick Turnbull, one of the chaperones, told CNN that the crocodile “wasn’t afraid” of the group […]
Although using makeup that contains SPF isn’t a bad idea, it probably isn’t adequately protecting you from the sun. Experts told INSIDER that this is partially because people typically don’t apply enough makeup to their skin to get the full benefits of SPF it contains. Plus, many beauty products typically […]
GalaBingo created a summer-themed brainteaser, challenging people to find the eggplant hidden amongst a picture of sandals. Only 70% of people can find the eggplant in under three minutes, while four out of ten people give up before ever solving the puzzle. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Sandals are […]
A lot of brands have versions of spiked seltzers in a variety of flavours, although not all of them contain the same amount of alcohol. Four Loko’s seltzers have the highest alcohol content at 12% ABV (alcohol by volume) with Pabst Stronger Seltzer close behind at 8% ABV. Crook and […]
Americans spend 35% of their vacation days on other peoples’ holidays – and a majority of them would rather spend the days on themselves, according to a new survey. Only a fifth of respondents said they were “ok with using earned vacation time for other people’s events.” Americans already take […]
Summer is in full swing, and these boozy juice pouches are perfect for warm weather enjoyment. Juice pouches are great for the beach and other areas with glass container restrictions. From giant pouches of Malibu to personal boxes of Franzia, these are the best boozy juice pouches to enjoy during […]
The grocery-store chain Aldi sells a wide variety of beverages, from coffee and soy milk to sodas and seltzers. The store often sells multi-packs of name-brand beverages like La Croix, Gatorade, and Propel for under $US5. The grocery chain also sells flavored water, juice pouches, and soy milk. Visit INSIDER’s […]
Jackson is a famous ski town in Wyoming where celebrities and billionaires go to ski. I recently spent three days there in the peak of summer, and I was surprised by how much it has to offer in what I had assumed would be the low season. Jackson has a […]
Insider spoke with experts from the ASPCA and learned some helpful tips on how to keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe during warm-weather months. Pet owners should not leave their animals alone near swimming pools, campsites, or hiking trails. You should never put bug repellent or sunscreen that’s meant […]
Getting a good night’s sleep when dealing with hot weather and no air conditioning can sometimes be tough. To beat the heat, try trading in your standard pillows for cooling, foam versions. Use sheet sets made from light and airy fabrics like linen. Take time to strategically place fans in […]
Hot weather can sometimes cause your makeup to feel like it’s melting off and it may not stay on as well as you’d like. When applying makeup to withstand high temperatures, use primer and setting spray. If you’re going to be outside, don’t forget to apply sunscreen under your makeup. […]
Lobster rolls are a popular summertime delicacy, usually served on a toasted bun with a side of coleslaw. At Ed’s Lobster Bar in New York City, a 4-ounce lobster roll will cost about $US34. But lobster wasn’t always so expensive. During the 1600s, American lobsters were dirt-cheap because they were […]
Malibu’s new Mixed Drink Pouches are giant Capri Sun-style pouches filled with 1.75 litres of four of your favourite cocktail flavours for the summer. The 1.75-litre packets, which come in Blue Hawaiian,PineappleTwist, Daiquiri, and Rum Punch, have a convenient spout at the bottom for quick and tidy pours. All four […]
Powerbeats Pro, the $US250 wireless headphones from Beats, launched in May. They’re the best workout headphones I’ve ever used, and they’re perfect for the hot summer months. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In late May, Apple-owned Beats was kind enough to send me the Powerbeats Pro, a completely […]
You don’t have to go to a bar to enjoy an excellent drink. These easy cocktails are the perfect way to begin your home-bartending journey. Classic cocktails including daiquiris, Cuba Libres, and negronis can each be made with just three ingredients. From margaritas to Caipirinhas, here are eleven simple cocktails […]
From sangria in a box to pizza rings, Aldi is offering a lot of tasty, limited-edition goodies this month. During the summer, Aldi also sells some dog-friendly frozen treats. To kick up your recipes, pick up some These Season’s Choice Frozen Avocados or Earth Grown Vegan Sour Cream. Visit INSIDER’s […]
Costco has a variety of seasonal summer products that many customers wait for all year long. The beloved Skinny Freezers which debuted last summer are back on Costco shelves along with a new boozy popsicle called Claffey’s Frozen Cocktails. Mochi ice cream and acai bowls are also worth looking for […]