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How To Navigate Dating Apps In Your 30s And 40s, According To An Expert

There are so many ways to relish being single in your 30s and 40s: investing quality time into your platonic relationships, indulging in much needed solo reflection, practicing self-care by way of spontaneous matinees or days devoted to pampering,…
By Ashley Tibbits

6 Amazing Things You Can Do When You’re Single And 30

Here’s the thing: Romantic relationships are beautiful and an incredibly important part of the human experience — but, singleness is, too. In fact, I’ve discovered some truly poignant, fulfilling, and sacred moments that were a direct result of…
By Angela Melero

How To Build Good Habits As An Adult (That Actually Stick)

They say old habits die hard. Well what about new habits? If your 20s are all about self-discovery, is it possible to build habits that stick in your 30s, once you’re somewhat settled in your goals and values? The obvious answer here is, of course,…
By Angela Melero

Breaking Up With My Best Friend In My 30s Was So Hard, But So Necessary

Let me preface this by by admitting that I haven’t experienced earth-shattering, soul-crushing heartbreak from a significant other. I’ve definitely shed some tears and had my ego bruised on multiple occasions as a result of a failed dating…
By Angela Melero

Seriously, I Can’t Wait To Dress For My 30s

They say age is just a number, but society loves to define what we (and women in particular) can and cannot do in each decade of our lives. Most of this is nonsense—do whatever you want, when you want—but some of the advice is surely…
By Lauren Black

11 Times Sex And The City Nailed Life In Your 30s

Sex and the City was (and is) an amazing show to watch in your 20s. A lot of what the girls go through is relatable, especially when it comes to the challenges and triumphs of their relationships with one another. That said, watching SATC in your…
By Erin Nicole

7 Bad Shopping Habits To Break By Your 30s

It’s no secret that we’re very fond of shopping—there’s nothing more thrilling than adding new, coveted pieces to our wardrobe. However, along with an ardent love of purchasing come bad habits that result in more buyer’s remorse than satisfaction.…
By Amy Lee

8 Behaviors You Should Have Outgrown By Your 30s

We don’t think there’s anything you should outgrow if it makes you happy—if you like Rollerblading to Wilson Phillips as a woman in your 30s, for example, get it, girl. That said, there are some insidious habits—which are likely making you…
By Erin Nicole

Adopt These Habits In Your 30s To Look Younger Longer

Your 30s—they’re a wonderful time. You’ve blossomed into a better, more mature, more polished version of your 20s self. But with wisdom comes laugh lines, frown lines and a few creases in between. Before you resign yourself to agonizing in front of…
By Stephanie Montes

What I Wish People Knew About Being Single In Your 30s

Last night, I had the incredibly unpleasant experience of receiving a text message from a friend that included a screenshot of a conversation she’d been having with her roommate. The gist of its content was that my friend was trying to make her…
By Erin Nicole

Why Being Single In Your 30s Is Actually An Incredible Opportunity

Your initial reaction to the title of this article may have been a combination of pity and sadness—it’s not your fault, our society conditions us to feel this way about single people (read: women) of a certain age! Hear us out, though. There are…
By Erin Nicole

Single In Your 30s? Try These Dating Apps

When looked upon with the rose-colored glasses of nostalgia, the dating we did in our 20s was the stuff of romantic comedies, especially when compared with what it’s like a decade later. While it’s actually easier to date in your 30s in the sense…
By Erin Nicole

The Cult Beauty Products You Should Own In Your 30s

If your 20s are all about beauty experimentation, then your 30s are more about streamlining. While the trial-and-error process can be fun, this magical time is all about building an arsenal of products that maintain a grown-up version of your…
By Stephanie Montes

An Open Letter To Everyone Who Still Feels Like A Hot Mess In Their 30s

Above photos: Getty Images This week, I turn 30-something. I'd rather not reveal the exact number of years I've been alive because everyone else in my office is a zygote in comparison and I don't want to start sitting alone at lunch, shunned like an…
By Erin Nicole

12 Pieces Every Woman Should Have In Her 30s

With your career and personal life in full bloom in your 30s, you’ve likely now refined your style to truly reflect your sartorial preferences (which have certainly developed since your 20s). Relying on an amalgam of trendy statement pieces and…
By Amy Lee

Why Getting Married In Your 30s Is The Best

Though it’s 2016, it would be difficult to argue against the fact that we continue to live in a culture of fear when it comes to being an unmarried woman past the age of 29. As that magic number came and went for this author, sans the coveted…
By Erin Nicole

These Are The Skincare Swaps To Make In Your 30s

Now that you’re 30, gone are the days of staying out till all hours and waking up as radiant as ever. Trust us, this is good news! You’ve blossomed into a better, more mature, more polished version of your 20s self, and honestly, you’ve never looked…
By Stephanie Montes

7 Easy Hairstyles To Master By Your 30s

Once we reach our 30s, our schedules are packed with more weddings, baby showers and other ceremonial events than we can count. There comes a point when repeating the same ‘do for said occasions gets old and it’s time to try something new. That’s…
By Andrea Marie

Proof That You Can Still Wear Glitter In Your 30s

Some consider it taboo to attempt sparkly makeup once your turn 30, but we don’t agree. Case in point: Thirty-five-year-old Oscar nominee Ruth Negga rocked glitter-topped eyes, and pulled the look off in an incredibly chic way. The Loving star wore…
By Andrea Marie

9 Things You Should Never Say To A Single Girl In Her 30s

We’ve all said things we shouldn’t have and made careless offhand comments; without intending to offend anyone, we somehow do. And for reasons unknown, single, childless women of a certain age seem to be on the receiving end of these types of digs…
By Erin Nicole

The Best Trips To Take In Your 20s, 30s—And Beyond

New, must-visit destinations seem to pop up every day, and it can be tough to narrow the options into a concise and achievable bucket list (#FirstWorldProblems). To help you out, we’ve curated vacations by decade so you know which trips to…
By Erin Nicole

8 Antiaging Treatments To Try Before Your 30s

Now that 2017 is in full swing, we’re thinking about becoming another year older and wiser. A number of you are likely nearing the big 3-0, and for those who aren’t so joyous about it, we’ve assembled eight genius ways to care for your skin now…
By Andrea Marie

These Are The Makeup Swaps To Make In Your 30s

Listen, we’re not saying that once you pass your 20s, all fun goes out the window and your makeup bag becomes all business. But certain things need to be done to stay looking your best during this magical decade. From youth-boosting foundation to…
By Stephanie Montes

9 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About My 30s

A lot of life advice seems to be geared toward the young—what to do by the time you’re 30, for example—as if at the age of 29, it’s over. As a woman in her 30s, I can safely reassure you that life does not in fact end on your 30th birthday. However,…
By Erin Nicole

16 Wardrobe Essentials To Buy In Your 30s

By the time you turn 30, you’ve likely settled on a style uniform and developed an appreciation for well-made items. Fashion becomes less fleeting when you’ve identified a formula that works for you, and investment pieces start to make much more…
By Laura Lajiness

10 Things Every Girl In Her 30s Knows

Our culture maintains a certain stigma around women over the age of twenty-nine, one that tends to marginalize them or give a sense that they should be, if nothing else, pitied. Talk to any woman actually in her thirties, however, and you’ll quickly…
By Erin Nicole

Financial To-Dos For Your 20s, 30s, And 40s

When people start to talk to us about fiscal responsibility, our eyes tend to glaze over, even as fully-fledged adults; however, in an insecure economy, creating some semblance of financial security can alleviate a lot of stress and, in doing so,…
By Erin Nicole

The Accessories Every Woman In Her 30s Should Own

There are many things you should have figured out by the time you enter your 30s, including the fact that accessories have the power to make or break an outfit. Assuming you used your 20s to find the perfect weekend cross-body and beloved off-duty…
By Shannon Nash

How To Make A Drastic Career Change In Your 30s

It’s not uncommon to wake up in your late 20s or early 30s wondering how exactly you managed to get stuck on whatever career path you picked—potentially at random—a decade prior. While it can be daunting to make a drastic shift so late in the game…
By Erin Nicole

10 Beauty Products Every Girl Needs In Her 30s

News flash: 30 is the new 20. But even so, we need to keep ourselves looking fresh and fabulous at every age, so we got to thinking about the staples every beauty junkie should own once she hits her third decade. Here, 10 beauty products to stock up…
By Stephanie Montes