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  • AOC & Elizabeth Warren Had Some Thoughts About That Game Of Thrones Ending

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    Our watch has ended, but that doesn't mean we're anywhere near done dissecting the Game of Thrones series finale. After nearly a decade, the hit HBO fantasy show came to a close leaving the entire fandom divided. One of the main reasons? GoT 's treatment of women, particularly in its last season. As Refinery29's Ariana Romero argues, the show was always destined to fail its female characters — which has made fans Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Elizabeth...


  • I'm 26, I Make $167,000 A Year, & I Didn't Go To College

    Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.

    Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.

    Hey LGBTQIA++ Community! It’s almost Pride Month and we want to amplify the voices of LGBTQIA++ people. If...


  • MAC & Benefit Are Making It SO Easy To Support Planned Parenthood

    With the Trump Administration and states like Alabama and Georgia never not proposing rules that could signal the end of abortion access in America as we know it, it's more important now than ever to support the organizations that have made it their mission to stand in the Administration's way. Conveniently for those of us who believe in women's fundamental human rights and lipstick, two of the beauty world's most powerful brands have launched ongoing efforts to help Planned Parenthood, which...


  • Anthropologie Is Hosting A Major Summer Home Sale

    Anthropologie is offering up to 30% off its stylish collection of home goods in honor of its most recent sale drop: The Decorating Event. The dreamy deals start at 20% off bespoke furniture to lighting, spanning all the way to up to 30% off chic bedding and much more that we can't wait to cart — making our apartment design goals a little more within reach for the upcoming season.

    No need to hunt through a virtual field of products and pages to score the best elegant steals, because we've crafted...


  • Marlen Ochoa-Lopez's Son Opened His Eyes For The First Time After Being Cut From Her Womb

    Marlen Ochoa-Lopez's family is hoping that her newborn son, who was cut from her womb after she was murdered last month, will survive, despite being in critical condition. A family spokesperson told NBC News that the baby, named Yadiel, still relies on a breathing machine.

    Ochoa-Lopez, a 19-year-old from Chicago, disappeared in late April after leaving Latino Youth High School. Authorities said she was lured by 46-year-old Clarisa Figueroa and her 24-year-old daughter Desiree, who met the young...


  • Jessie Paege Launches A Rainbow Tarte Palette For Pride Month

    It's been almost one year since YouTuber and actress Jessie Paege released a two-part video coming out as bisexual to her 1.5 million subscribers. It was a public announcement she was nervous to make for months, but ultimately knew it could make an impact — both in her life and in the lives of her followers. "LGBTQ+ influencers were really a big part in helping me with my own confidence," Paege tells us in a phone interview. "To be able to do that for other people was something I only dreamed...


  • Madewell's New Art-Inspired Collab Will Be Everywhere This Summer

    Madewell is all about sticking to its roots. Despite having over 100 stores around the world, the reinvented workwear and denim brand has never lost its hometown feel. Between collaborating with small town artists and launching pop ups around the country (a program they call Madewell Commons), Madewell prioritizes staying in touch when it comes to its customers. Case in point: Madewell in Residence.

    On Tuesday, your go-to brand for sustainable denim, extended sizes and elevated basics launched a...


  • These Beach-Weekend Buys Leave Money In The Budget For Margaritas AND Ice Cream

    When the mercury begins to hold steady at 70 degrees, a particular type of frenzy takes hold of you. You’re browsing bathing suits, saving pedicure art to Pinterest, and Googling “best beaches near me ” with every free moment you have. It is officially shore season, and you’re absolutely determined to spend as much time sand-bound as possible. You may live in a concrete jungle, but that’s not going to stop you from organizing the coastal carpool during every possible summer weekend. And a long...


  • 7 Diffuser Attachments That'll Upgrade The Way You Dry Your Curls

    Fresh out of the shower, your curls are living their best lives. You've fed them the best deep conditioners, removed all knots and tangles, and scrunched them to the gods. Now, your definition is amazing, but there's one problem: dry time.

    Once your hair is wet and prepped, the work truly begins. That's when you need to get your curls from drenched to dry, or run the risk of water — and product — seeping from your hair, ruining your fresh T-shirt, and still feeling damp when lunchtime rolls...


  • I Tried 3 At-Home Microdermabrasion Products — From $299 To $20

    In a 2011 episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Adrienne Maloof hosted a spa day for her costars that I haven't stopped thinking about ever since. Maloof, then married to celebrity plastic surgeon Paul Nassif, invited the girls to her sprawling bathroom to indulge in spray tans, laser work, HydraFacials, LED light therapy, and more, with services provided by three masseuses and two aestheticians (along with champagne furnished by a staff of three extraordinarily attractive waiters). The...


  • This Exclusive New Container Store Collection Is A Marie Kondo Storage Dream

    Ever since binge-watching the entirety of Netflix's Tidying Up with Marie Kondo in a single day, her viral KonMari Method of sparking joy through tidying has been burnt into our minds. Although we may have mastered cutting down on personal clutter, finding easy systems for streamlining the belongings we chose to keep is a different story — namely, where the hell do we put it all? If you aren't a shoebox-hoarder or you're ready to invest in something truly durable, then The Container Store's new...


  • Katy Perry Reveals Long Platinum Hair Underneath Her American Idol Wig

    American Idol season 17 is over, meaning all the beauty looks served by Katy Perry each week have come to an end, too. The judge and her hairstylist Chris Appleton have created a season's worth of notable styles for the show using wigs, including a neon fuchsia wig with waves, a platinum bob hairpiece, and various winter-white ponytails.

    Each Sunday night, Perry would appear with a new look — her style debut was almost as exciting as seeing who would be eliminated from the competition. And, of...