“Serum cycling” can help you use multiple active skin-care ingredients with less irritation

December 08, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC If your skin is temperamental and likes to flare up with a dramatic outbreak of redness or irritation, serum cycling may be your new flex. What is it, you ask? The idea is that if you alternate the active serum that you’re using each night, your skin will … Continue reading “Serum cycling” can help you use multiple active skin-care ingredients with less irritation

What experts want you to know about seed cycling for fertility

November 22, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Instagram is ground zero for wellness trends, and if you look closely at some of the recently posted rainbow-colored smoothie bowls and no-cook energy bites, you’ll likely see posts and pictures promoting something else entirely: seed cycling. “Seed cycling is a great way to start seeing the power … Continue reading What experts want you to know about seed cycling for fertility

Summer Fridays and 5 more beauty brands that reward you for recycling empty containers

November 19, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Your skin might be loving all the new skin-care products you try every month, but the planet? Not so much. The beauty industry is known for producing a lot of waste. Many products come in containers made up of mixed materials that can be hard to recycle, which … Continue reading Summer Fridays and 5 more beauty brands that reward you for recycling empty containers

How to recycle your shoes when they’ve seen a few too many 10,000-step days

November 05, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Your boots (and sneakers, and sandals) may be made for walking, but if you’re getting those 10,000 steps in on the reg, chances are your shoes are eventually going to wear out. While clomping around in a worn-in pair of Doc Martens is undoubtedly cool, traipsing through the … Continue reading How to recycle your shoes when they’ve seen a few too many 10,000-step days

This is how you get stuck in an on-again, off-again relationship—and how to break the cycle

October 13, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I am the product of a rare on-again, off-again relationship gone right. My parents, who fell in love in an age without dating apps, hook-up culture, and the paradox of choice, broke up three times over the course of six years before deciding that yep, what they had … Continue reading This is how you get stuck in an on-again, off-again relationship—and how to break the cycle

Everything you need to know about the SoulCycle and Equinox boycott

August 08, 2019 at 02:14PM by CWC For wellness lovers, it’s not unusual for one’s Instagram or Twitter, on any given day, to be filled with images and inspo from pristine spin bikes at SoulCycle or eucalyptus-scented towels draped over one’s shoulders at Equinox. Yesterday proved different. Celebs like Chrissy Teigen and Sophia Bush, alongside … Continue reading Everything you need to know about the SoulCycle and Equinox boycott

Your menstrual cycle is way bigger than just your period—here’s how it all goes down

July 31, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Here’s a pop quiz for you: How long is the average person’s menstrual cycle? (No, you’re not allowed to Google it!) Stumped? You’re not alone. The average person will spend about 40 years of their life having periods. Yet most of us don’t fully understand the nitty-gritty process … Continue reading Your menstrual cycle is way bigger than just your period—here’s how it all goes down

A spontaneous motorcycle trip through Chile got me over a terrible breakup—and made me feel alive

July 30, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC “But how many tattoos does he have?” This was my mom’s second question after I told her I was taking a four-day motorcycle trip through Chile on the back of a guy’s motorcycle. Her first question? “What the hell are you thinking?” It was December 24, 2017, and … Continue reading A spontaneous motorcycle trip through Chile got me over a terrible breakup—and made me feel alive

Bicycle kicks are the most underrated way to blast your abs—but are you doing them right?

July 08, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC I could ramble on all day long about all the different ab exercises that have you contorting your body and balancing in weird ways to #feeltheburn. But when it comes down to it, some of the most effective moves are the most basic—the ones you’ve been doing since … Continue reading Bicycle kicks are the most underrated way to blast your abs—but are you doing them right?

Women are still doing more household labor than men—let’s break that outdated cycle

June 12, 2019 at 07:52AM by CWC The other day, a friend was lamenting the fact that her live-in boyfriend refuses to cook dinner for them at home. His argument? It’s not a skill that comes naturally to him and, as such, executing a recipe would take up too much of his energetic “bandwidth” after … Continue reading Women are still doing more household labor than men—let’s break that outdated cycle