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Here’s What To Use Instead Of A Jade Roller For Brighter, Clearer Skin

Google “jade roller” and you'll find more than 20 million articles on how the tool is a a must-have for any skincare routine — but I beg to differ. The real skincare essential here is facial massage, and jade rolling is merely one way to do that.…
By Jessica DeFino

The Superfood Everyone’s Going To Be Eating In 2019

Thank goodness for Pinterest, a place where people can go to find ideas for everything from their next major haircut inspiration to what they'll be serving for dinner. In terms of the latter of these, the online resource provides a wealth of…
By Ashley Tibbits

13 Trader Joe’s Holiday Gifts That You’ll Want To Keep For Yourself

If you live in reasonably close proximity of a Trader Joe's, you probably don't really need an explanation on why this affordable grocery store chain is so beloved. You are also likely fully informed of its seasonal food offerings that are arguably…
By Ashley Tibbits

This Might Be The Most Multitasking Skincare Oil Ever

If it seems like increasingly more morning smoothie fixings are showing up in your skincare routine, you’re not wrong. Yogurt is a much-beloved base for DIY face masks; kale can be found in cleansers and creams from Youth to the People and Pacifica;…
By Jessica DeFino

The Perfect Gift — That Doesn’t Need To Be Unwrapped — For That Friend Who Never Wants Anything

It happens every year: the inevitable last-minute shuffle of holiday gift shopping, which, oftentimes, leads to getting the same old things you give every year — or just picking up yet another gift card. Or perhaps you're shopping for someone who…
By Ashley Tibbits

This Cocktail Set Is The Perfect Holiday Gift For Your Whiskey-Loving Friends

Very likely, you're knee-deep in holiday gift shopping and making your way through a list that could include anyone from a sibling to your hairdresser. It can quickly get overwhelming to pour over what type of present each person might want to…
By Ashley Tibbits

Are Candle Makeup Brush Holders Hurting Your Skin?

Chances are, you’ve repurposed an aesthetically pleasing candle or two as a container to hold your makeup brushes, eyelash curler, or Q-Tips — or at the very least, you’ve seen the look in action on Instagram. But before you put the finishing…
By Jessica DeFino

8 Engagement Nail Polishes That Emphasize Your Stone's Sparkle

Nail trends come and go: Square-tipped acrylics made it big in the early-aughts; fourth finger nail art was huge a few years back, and painting each finger a different nail color was a short-lived 2018 trend. But there is one recent style that feels…
By Jessica DeFino

15 Gift Ideas All Your Wellness-Obsessed Friends Will Love

Wellness gurus are always on top of what's new in the industry — a great quality when you're looking for advice on which juicer to splurge on — but when it comes to gifting them this holiday season, you may feel a little stumped. Since they're…
By Zoe Ward

How To Create An Instagram-Worthy Shoe Closet, According To Kim Kardashian's Decor Expert

Organizing your clothes can be a daunting task, but at least the methods are simple and defined: Hang what you need to, fold what you can, store what you don’t presently wear. When it comes to how to store shoes, however, it can feel like a…
By Sarah Lindig

Leisure Sickness Is A Thing — And It's Caused By Stress

Ever notice how whenever you've finally got a moment off to enjoy a work-free weekend or stress-relieving getaway, you start feeling run down or under the weather? It's not just in your head. Leisure sickness, during the holidays in particular, is…
By Ashley Tibbits

Bar Cart Essentials Every Mixologist Keeps In Stock

'Tis the season of entertaining. Whether you're a natural born hostess or not, the holidays are a time of year during which your home tends to see a little more action by way of family and friends popping by for gift exchanges, dinners, or even more…
By Ashley Tibbits

These 7 Lipstick Shades Are Celebrity-Approved & Perfect For The Holidays

There's something about the holiday season that makes you want to whip up a new recipe, perfect a DIY cocktail, or even experiment with that makeup look you thought you'd never pull off. This season, why not act on the latter and refresh your go-to…
By Julia Weiner

13 Handmade Gifts From Etsy For The Jewelry-Lovers On Your List

Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is right around the corner, making now the ideal time to get a head start on all your holiday shopping. Sourcing the perfect gift for your favorite people can be a tricky task — but one can never have enough jewelry,…
By Ashley Kiely

The Entertaining Must-Have That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier This Thanksgiving

The unfortunate fact is, not everyone is a natural hostess at heart. There is decidedly an art to entertaining in the home, and for many — whether it's due to time or budget constraints (or just a simple lack of knowledge on where to begin) — it's…
By Ashley Tibbits

This Accent Wall Tip Will Make You Want To Redecorate

There are a ton of different ways to create a totally standout space. Carefully curated colors, a unique furniture find, or even the addition of some lush plant life can transform an otherwise boring room into something extra special. But if there's…
By Ashley Tibbits

Steroid Skin Treatments Almost Ruined My Face — & Here’s How I Fixed It

To most dermatologists, steroids and skincare go together like peanut butter and jelly. Steroids are the go-to treatment for sudden irritations and allergic reactions — so I didn't hesitate to try them when my dermatologist prescribed topical…
By Jessica DeFino

A Guide To At-Home Body Peels, As Told By Dermatologists

Remember when an at-home spa day consisted of a face mask, a DIY mani-pedi, and maybe a bubble bath, complete with a lit candle? Today’s self-administered beauty treatments are decidedly more extravagant. You can book an in-home massage through an…
By Jessica DeFino

7 No-Stress Halloween Costumes You Can Find In Your Closet

Halloween is right around the corner and you haven't figured out what to wear? That's OK. Pulling together a last-minute Halloween costume is a right of passage you were bound to endure at some point (because not everyone starts a spooky Pinterest…
By Aemilia Madden

3 Easy Halloween Makeup Ideas Using Just One Product

I have a not-so-guilty pleasure come Halloween time, and it's not just indulging in a generous handful of fun-sized Twix. Every year, I find myself inexplicably drawn to those addictive terrifying makeup tutorials with no fewer than a dozen steps or…
By Khalea Underwood

The Trends To Try In 2018, According To A Celebrity Stylist

Despite a post-fashion month fixation on Spring/Summer 2019 trends, fall has just begun — so bring on the cozy sweaters, cool coats, and every style of boot. While said wardrobe staples are essential this time of year, the freshest fall outfits take…
By Laura Lajiness

5 Easy Halloween Costumes That'll Cost You $50 Or Less

Halloween is creeping ever closer, which means whether you like it or not, it's time to get a costume lined up. Here's the good news: It's possible to put together a simple and cheap Halloween costume. In fact, for under $50 you can pick up one key…
By Aemilia Madden

How To Remove The Toughest Halloween Makeup, According To Hollywood Artists

Not into the whole head-to-toe costume thing? Not a problem. This Halloween, a heavy-handed coat of makeup is all you need to make a statement (think zombie face paint with your standard jeans and tee shirt). In a recent study from Lyst and…
By Jessica DeFino

Probiotics Are In Your Skincare Products Now, Too — Here's Why

You know when you learn a new word and you suddenly start hearing it everywhere? That’s how I feel about probiotics. The wellness world has been buzzing about the benefits of probiotics — which, basically, are strains of good bacteria — for a while…
By Jessica DeFino

This $84 Accent Chair Will Instantly Upgrade Your Living Room

There's no better time than a new season to think about refreshing your space. If you've been eyeballing your home and overwhelmed with all the things you'd like to change but are unsure where to start — not to mentions the limitations of being on a…
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 7 Black And Latina French Girls Reckon With Parisian Beauty Ideals

As a woman of color, finding the right products and treatments can be a challenge. The industry is starting to catch up (thanks, Rihanna!), but unfortunately, not everyone knows how to handle melanin-kissed skin and kinkier hair textures. Since I’m…
By Janell Hickman

I Got “Stretched” — & It Was WAY Better Than A Massage

I’ve inherited a few key qualities from my mom: her bad vision (my eyesight is -4 and counting); a lifelong love of books; a wholehearted appreciation for anything and everything pink — and her bad back. For as long as I can remember, she had…
By Khalea Underwood

8 Natural Hairstyles To Try From NYFW — Because There Were *Plenty*

Let's start by setting the record straight: Natural hair is not a trend. It's what grows from our heads, and it's only right that people of color reclaim it after centuries of being forced to adhere to Eurocentric beauty standards. That's why it's…
By Khalea Underwood

Choose One (Or More!) Of These 20 Hairstyles To Try Immediately

I kind of feel bad for the photographers during fashion month. Although they can be pretty pesky while they're trying to get a good shot of the well-dressed masses, it has to be tough figuring out who to shoot. Everyone just looks so good — from the…
By Khalea Underwood
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5 Science-Backed Beauty Tips That Will Revolutionize Your Routine

When it comes to achieving and maintaining beautiful skin, every woman has a different routine. Whether it's an anti-wrinkle secret passed down from a grandmother or a subtle makeup trick that covers up puffy under eyes, we all have tricks that…
By Suzanne McKenzie

This IKEA Rug Hack Is So Simple (And Will Cost You Less Than $100)

Furniture, storage, wall decor — there are so many different IKEA hacks to try that there's an entire website dedicated to it. Even if you haven't tried one yet, you most likely know someone who has. But a rug hack? Now that's something you may not…
By Ashley Kiely

Rose Gold Hair Is 2018’s Coolest Summer Beauty Trend

Move over millennial pink: There’s a new pastel hair trend in town, and it’s already inundated everything from our Pinterest boards to our Instagram feeds and daydreams. If you haven’t already ventured a guess, we’re talking about the rose-gold hair…
By Carson Goodwyn

The Only Denim Guide You Need This Summer

As your style is constantly changing, denim is one timeless classic that you can always count on. Through your edgy phase, your Jackie Kennedy obsession, your questionable early aughts, and throwback vintage loves, the heavy cotton weave has always…
By Avery Matera

3 Facialists In A Row Told Me To Put Baking Soda On My Skin—Here’s Why

Whenever you get a facial in the midst of a breakout, expect to get some very specific advice from your facialist. You should do this; you should stop doing that. That’s why I was shook when, during back-to-back-to-back facials, three estheticians…
By Well & Good

How To Throw An Unforgettable Summer Party (With Little Effort)

When you peruse interior designer/lifestyle guru/author Emily Henderson’s Instagram feed, it’s impossible not to swoon. In addition to the impeccably designed bedrooms and living rooms, there’s also tablescapes that look like something out of our…
By Allie Flinn

The Weird Skincare Trick That Actually Works

As women on the go, we’re all too familiar with sacrificing sleep to get things done and dealing with the repercussions—dark circles and under-eye puffiness. We can all agree we don’t have the time to test out lots of products, so we often resort to…
By Andrea Marie

This DIY Mask Is A Total Skincare Game Changer

I’m a major mask junkie—I’ve tried everything from paper sheet masks soaked in snail slime to peel-off masks packed with glitter. In fact, it’s a regular part of my Sunday-morning ritual. Wake up, have some breakfast, turn on some good/bad TV and…
By Stephanie Montes

7 Reasons Why You Need Castor Oil In Your Beauty Regimen

For the last few years, coconut oil has been all the rage, and it quickly became a staple product for DIY beauty remedies. Take one look at Pinterest and you’ll quickly see how it’s taken over the masking, moisturizing and haircare worlds. But one…
By The Everygirl

6 Ways To Refresh Your Home Without Breaking The Bank

You’re already familiar with the, “New Year, New Me” concept, which means, as of today, you’ve probably already hit the gym, whipped up a super-clean meal in lieu of takeout, and said buh-bye to the toxic relationships that weighed you down last…
By Ashley Tibbits

Louise Roe’s Guide To Prepping Your Home For Holiday Guests

The holidays are a lovely time of year, but they can also be immensely stressful, especially if you plan to host and even more especially if you’re planning to do so for the first time. To help us prep our homes for the whirlwind of family and…
By Erin Nicole

Handmade Beauty Products You Can Score On Amazon

These days, natural skincare is more popular than ever, and while we’ve long turned to Amazon as a go-to destination for the most in-demand beauty finds, it gets better. The e-commerce giant recently unveiled an array of handcrafted beauty products…
By Nancy Segoviano

This Shampoo Smells So Bad But It Gave Me The Shiniest Hair Of My Life

Despite years of working in the beauty industry, polling friends for their best product recommendations and trying countless DIY recipes, I've never been able to get a really good shine on my hair. Oils give me a gloss, but they make my mane so…
By Stephanie Montes

The 21-Day Pre-Holiday Money-Saving Challenge

Yikes. Somehow, it’s already November, which means we’ve got to come up with some excess cash ASAP for holiday parties, travel and, of course, gifts. It seems like just yesterday we were blowing our entire emergency fund on summer excursions and…
By Erin Nicole

6 Things You Need To Know About Holiday Season Etiquette

There are so many things to look forward to as we approach the holiday season: the gift giving, the quality time spend with friends and family, the festive food and cocktails. And yet, there are certain pitfalls associated with each of those things.…
By Erin Nicole

Here’s How To Save Money And Still Indulge In All Your Beauty Services

We’re just going to come out and say it: Is it so bad to want to stay on top of all our nail, hair and wax appointments even though we’re on a budget? It’s no secret that beauty services are expensive but if you’re determined to look like the best…
By Stephanie Montes

6 (Sort Of) Healthy Candies You Don’t Have To Feel Guilty About

There are certain things you come to expect every Halloween: You will be asked 500 times what your attempt at a DIY costume is supposed to be (ugh), you will see every type of “sexy” animal represented, you will wake up with major wig head, and you…
By Ashley Tibbits

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes That Are Chic, Classy And Easy To Pull Off

Ah, Halloween. Too many times we’ve scrambled to create costumes at the 11th hour, resulting in subpar ensembles that made us wish we’d planned ahead. They say old habits die hard, so if you’re in the same boat and haven’t yet begun to think about…
By Amy Lee

How To DIY A Gallery Wall

A gallery wall is a unique way to display artwork, but we’ve always been deterred from trying one in our home because they look, well, tricky to create. So we tapped Homepolish designer Katherine Carter to get her tips—follow her five easy steps…
By Allie Flinn

5 Ways To Hack Fall’s Biggest Trends On A Budget

The absolute best part about fall, in our opinion, is that it lends itself to a total wardrobe refresh. Between the change in weather and the frenzy of Fashion Month, we’re more than ready to set aside our denim cutoffs in favor of richer textures…
By Lauren Black