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  • The $2 Lip Balm Anne Winters Has Been Using For Years

    Your purse is a sacred gem. Aside from completing your outfit and lugging around your wallet and keys, it’s a home away from home for your go-to beauty products. 13 Reasons Why actress Anne Winters unpacks all the beauty goodies hiding in her MCM Monogram bag in the newest episode of Spill It.

    Aside from a tiny cardholder and bunch of keys (equipped with mace), Winters’ purse is a beauty oasis. She carries the basics: scrunchies, blotting powder, and her go-to lip balm, Carmex. “I’ve been...


  • Are Ghosts Real? Let’s Break It Down

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    As we creep closer to Halloween, you’re probably beginning to think about planning your costume, decorating your home, and stocking up on seasonal candy. Maybe you’re adding some horror movies to your Netflix queue, or even planning a visit to a “haunted” site. Indulging in ghost stories can be one...


  • This Is What Everyone On 'Friends' Did For A Living

    FRIENDS — Season 1 — Pictured: (back l-r) Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing (front l-r) Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green — (Photo by Reisig & Taylor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

    Here’s something to make you feel old: It’s been 25 years since Friends graced our TVs with its 90s humor, iconic one liners (PIVOT!), and classic laugh track. Yes, believe it or...


  • Live Out Your Hustlers Dreams At These Pole Dancing Classes

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    In the breakout film Hustlers, Jennifer Lopez plays a stripper named Ramona. She’s an old pro at the pole dancing game, and shows Constant Wu’s character, Destiny, how to do various intricate techniques on a shiny gold pole, including the “carousel,” the “martini,” and the “Peter Pan.” 

    If they look complicated and crazy intense, it’s because they are. J Lo even released a two-part YouTube video about how difficult it was to learn the aerial moves. She...


  • Asking For A Friend: Can I Work Out Drunk?

    There are a variety of reasons you might think about hitting the gym after downing a few glasses of wine or, who knows, maybe even whiskey shots. We’re not here to judge. Whether you’re doing “drunk yoga,” coming from happy hour, or you find yourself tipsily booking a spot on a pilates reformer after boozy brunch, there are myriad scenarios that may take you from thebar to barre. 

    To do this can seem exciting. After all, you dug deep, and found the motivation to get your sweat on — even when...


  • Derm-Approved Ingredients For Your Next DIY Lip Scrub

    A quick search for “DIY lip scrub” will pull up thousands of recipe tutorials on YouTube, including a clip of actress Priyanka Chopra creating her go-to sea salt lip treatment for Vogue (that particular video has generated over 16 million views). Whether you use sugar or salt or an old toothbrush, exfoliating the lips is a crucial step in any beauty routine.

    Before you put on your favorite matte lip color, a DIY lip scrub can get rid of any flakes for a smoother application. And you can use...


  • The Best Black Nail Polish Ever Created, According To The Pros

    Choosing a nail polish color says a lot about what you're into at the moment, which is why we often gravitate toward seasonal colors like soothing sage green, moody burgundy, or earthy terracotta. Still, as great as that burnt orange looks with a pair of vintage jeans and a plaid blazer, there's nothing that emotes quite like a classic black manicure. Not to mention, from a fashion perspective, it goes with everything in your closet.Whether you're looking to DIY a chic, patent-leather mani/pedi,...


  • The Breakout Hairstyles Everyone Will Be Wearing This Fall

    Right around high noon, it still feels like summer — just check the scorching temperatures across the country — so it makes perfect sense to put off your ceremonious fall hair appointment. It's okay to wait on locking down your fresh cut (although the raddest new color trends have already arrived), because most of the au courant hairstyles for fall 2019 are easily achievable for those who plan to milk summer through early October.According to top celebrity hair pros, the looks that are going to...


  • Khloé Kardashian Just Debuted “Cloud Blonde” Hair For Fall

    WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN — Pictured (l-r): Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian — (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

    While some celebrities are using the quickly-approaching fall season as an excuse to revamp their look in subtle ways — like Priyanka Chopra going chocolate brown and Kate Middleton adding honey highlights — others are opting for more dramatic makeovers. First, there was Demi Lovato dip-dyeing her hair neon...


  • A New Season Means A New Chance To Re-Up Your Leggings

    It doesn't take a practiced eye to realize leggings have become a wardrobe staple. (We won't get into the deeper semantics over whether leggings should be a wardrobe staple today.) But hey, facts are facts most everyone succumbs to wearing them at some point or another. While some leggings devotees might be willing to suffer through summer heat for your spandex, some are looking forward to fall, a time when wearing tight, long bottoms doesn't sound so excruciating. So, after three months without...


  • 9 Photo Printing Websites That Will Set Your Favorite Snaps Free From Digital Limbo

    As long as there's an iPhone handy, we can immortalize life's most precious and spontaneous moments at the tap of a finger. But just because a photo isn't 'Gram-worthy (or worse — it is but you've already met the acceptable quota for posting about that life event), doesn't mean it deserves to be sent away into a digital oblivion. So instead of keeping your favorite snaps lost in an endless photo stream or stored on the elusive cloud, why not find them a home offline where they can actually be...


  • No More “Appetite Suppressant Lollipops”? Instagram Introduces New Weight Loss Ad Restrictions

    If you follow even just a few Instagram influencers, you’ve probably seen many ads on your feed for weight loss products, such as“appetite suppressant lollipops” and “detox teas.” After today, you may see fewer of them. That’s because Instagram is rolling out community guidelines detailing what type of weight loss products and cosmetic procedures can be promoted on the app. Oh, and they’ll apply to Instagram users worldwide.

    Under the new guidelines, posts that promote the “use of certain...