Why wearing socks in bed could lead to more orgasms

November 01, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC One of my earliest and most embarrassing bedfellows couldn’t part with two things: The Smashing Pumpkins album Siamese Dream (but why?) and dad-like white tube socks. Clearly ours was a very pasty affair, and I’ve kind of been Team No Socks in Bed ever since. But here’s something that’ll knock … Continue reading Why wearing socks in bed could lead to more orgasms

It’s your socks, not your shoes, causing that colony of blisters on your feet

September 16, 2019 at 10:37PM by CWC I’m smack-dab in the middle of training for the New York City Marathon—and FYI (perhaps TMI?), my foot hygiene situation is not good. Heading out for 15-milers might be the exact opposite of getting a pedicure, and none of my scrubbing has yielded any aesthetic results. I’ve pretty … Continue reading It’s your socks, not your shoes, causing that colony of blisters on your feet

I lost socks every time I washed my clothes—until I found this hack

June 12, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC There are many theories about what happens after we die. Here’s mine: Upon passing over the threshold of our earthly existence, we are asked to confront the 1.2 million orphan socks lost in the hamper, dryer, or Tide knows where. All jokes aside, I wish I’d learned this … Continue reading I lost socks every time I washed my clothes—until I found this hack

Um, what do compression socks even do? A podiatrist explains

April 11, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC So you’re packing for your next far-flung adventure and you’re thinking: Sunglasses? Check. Passport? Check. Eight pairs of black leggings? Check. Compressions socks? …Wait, why am I bringing those again? We heard you’re confused, so we asked a podiatrist about the need for special socks when you’re 35,000 … Continue reading Um, what do compression socks even do? A podiatrist explains

Wearing wet socks to bed probably won’t prevent a cold, but you do you

March 20, 2019 at 10:07AM by CWC I’ve heard plenty of myths in the wellness world that are seemingly bizarre but that we follow as gospel: Going out into the cold gives you a cold, sitting too close to a TV can hurt your eyes, and eating a shit-ton of carrots gives you great vision. … Continue reading Wearing wet socks to bed probably won’t prevent a cold, but you do you

I have a theory that the best socks come from Japan—let’s investigate

January 30, 2019 at 08:41AM by CWC Socks aren’t usually items that elicit passionate declarations. But as someone who wears them every day, year-round, as a visible part of my ensemble, I have very strong opinions about them—specifically, I believe the best socks come from Japan. How have I come to draw this conclusion? There’s … Continue reading I have a theory that the best socks come from Japan—let’s investigate

The best no-show socks to help you step up your 2019 fitness routine

January 18, 2019 at 11:54AM by CWC With the meteoric rise of athleisure and the technological advances that have been made over the last few years, getting dressed for a workout class has never been more fun. Instead of just grabbing whatever clean spandex I’ve got handy, I now have the pleasure of putting together an … Continue reading The best no-show socks to help you step up your 2019 fitness routine

The baking soda hack that’ll save your sneakers if you wear them without socks

January 17, 2019 at 06:59AM by CWC There are two types of people reading this article right now: those who clicked because they go sock-less in sneakers and are genuinely curious in the information I’m about to present, and those who are horrified at the notion of sticking their bare feet into sneakers and are … Continue reading The baking soda hack that’ll save your sneakers if you wear them without socks

Fleece-lined shoes are so cozy—but should you be wearing socks with them?

December 31, 2018 at 08:26AM It’s officially peak fuzzy shoe season. And this begs the question: Should you wear socks with shearling shoes—or does it defeat the purpose of swaddling your soles in fuzzy fleece? It seems cruel to deprive your toes of such a cozy experience… but as podiatrist Suzanne Fuchs points out: “The moisture or sweat from … Continue reading Fleece-lined shoes are so cozy—but should you be wearing socks with them?

On a scale of 1 to 10, how gross is it if I never change my socks?

November 10, 2018 at 03:00AM It’s nearly that magical time of the year where feet start sweating and sloshing in the snow, and a little bit of neglect could lead to serious problems. Although you try to be as hygienic as possible when it comes to changing out of gym clothes post-workout, it’s easier to neglect … Continue reading On a scale of 1 to 10, how gross is it if I never change my socks?

How to keep your feet warm, according to a podiatrist

December 08, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Technically, winter doesn’t arrive until December 21. But let’s be real—it’s already in full-force. And with the freezing temps and snowy days comes a constant battle to keep your feet warm. If you struggle with keeping your feet warm, you can do a handful of different things to … Continue reading How to keep your feet warm, according to a podiatrist

12 wellness gifts under $25 so you can win gifting without the sticker shock

December 02, 2019 at 04:42PM by CWC From your work wife to your IRL bestie to your favorite spin instructor, you’ve got a long list to shop for this season, which means finding high-quality, budget-friendly gifts is a must. To help you spread the wellness vibes without breaking the bank, we rounded up our 12 … Continue reading 12 wellness gifts under $25 so you can win gifting without the sticker shock

12 hygge-inspired gifts for card-carrying homebodies

November 18, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC What’s better than feeling cozy? Answer: Nothing. And since you can’t top that feeling, what could be better than giving the gift of hygge to all the people on your list this season? Answer: Nothing again. Now that that’s settled, here’s a list of 12 of the best … Continue reading 12 hygge-inspired gifts for card-carrying homebodies

12 holiday gifts for yourself—because sometimes self care requires shopping

November 18, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Common pitfall of holiday shopping: Whenever you’re scouring the real (and virtual) aisles for your work wife or bestie, you end up piling up your cart with things you’d secretly really love to have yourself. As much as you’re grateful for all of the socks you get from … Continue reading 12 holiday gifts for yourself—because sometimes self care requires shopping

5 activewear items with pockets that hold more of your things than those mini bags you love

November 06, 2019 at 10:52PM by CWC This one time, not-so-long-ago, I boldly decided: “You know what sounds challenging? Running a marathon!” Having never run this distance before, I anticipated many, many obstacles including potential injuries, feeling fatigued, enduring soreness, and waking up at very (!) early hours to mark off miles. What I didn’t … Continue reading 5 activewear items with pockets that hold more of your things than those mini bags you love

My ‘winter feet’ look better than my ‘summer feet’ thanks to this combination of Amazon buys

November 06, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC “Hot girl summer” has come and gone. Now, cooler weather has ushered in knee-high socks and comfortable boots, but that doesn’t mean you need to ignore your foot beauty regimen. I found two Amazon buys that guarantee silky soft skin from heel to pinky toe. Recently, I added … Continue reading My ‘winter feet’ look better than my ‘summer feet’ thanks to this combination of Amazon buys

The surprising restorative power of a self-care box

November 03, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Even if you’re generally the happiest person on the planet, you can’t escape bad days. Work drama, waking up late, the weather, struggling with a chronic illness, or literally no reason at all—it happens. Because bad days don’t discriminate and can strike at anytime, you have to be … Continue reading The surprising restorative power of a self-care box

The yoga foot stretches that will have the other muscles in your legs writing thank you notes

September 29, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Stretching doesn’t always feel like a necessity. You already just pounded out a workout, and the last thing you want to do is take even more time out of your busy schedule to stretch out your muscles, too. But making it a commitment can do your body good. … Continue reading The yoga foot stretches that will have the other muscles in your legs writing thank you notes

The neatest people in the world share 7 secrets to eliminating clutter in your life

September 24, 2019 at 09:01PM by CWC Right now, there’s a pile of “stuff” (ahem, that’s a euphemism) under my desk. Over the past few weeks, it’s been slowly accumulating to the point where there’s basically no room for my feet—and I’ve accepted that what I need is an organization intervention. That’s why I tapped … Continue reading The neatest people in the world share 7 secrets to eliminating clutter in your life

Hey Dentist: Is baking soda paste actually a good way to whiten my teeth?

September 06, 2019 at 04:57PM by CWC Baking soda is the ultimate multi-hyphenate. It’s a stain remover, toilet bowl/garbage disposal/sneaker deodorizer, drain un-clogger, fabric softener, inflammation fighter, skincare savior, perfect-hard-boiled-egg maker, and even an embarrassing-tan-line eliminator, among other things. So, it can definitely be used as a teeth whitener, because it’s good at everything, and … Continue reading Hey Dentist: Is baking soda paste actually a good way to whiten my teeth?

These boots were made for walking…like, a lot

September 05, 2019 at 05:35PM by CWC You’ll find plenty of shoes and sneakers you can wear all day without getting any number of miscellaneous body aches. But comfortable boots (that aren’t unintentionally hideous) are hard to come by. Such practical shoe unicorns do exist, however, if you’re willing to do a little legwork. Wondering … Continue reading These boots were made for walking…like, a lot

Later, laces: These slip-on sneakers are a lazy girl’s best friend

September 02, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Crop tops. Dreamy SoulCycle collaborations. Dayglo Leggings. With every new week, there’s a new trend we have our eye on, and this week it’s slip-on sneakers. They’re making a comeback, and I’m not just talking the Vans or Keds that you used to rock in 1998 (although those … Continue reading Later, laces: These slip-on sneakers are a lazy girl’s best friend

Neon bike shorts are the summer trend you’ll want to wear well past Labor Day

September 02, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Of all the decades, I’ve always thought the 1980’s would be immune to nostalgic trend recycling if only because the trends were, I thought, exceptionally bad—as evidenced by my mom’s hairspray-heavy Glamour shots from the era. Somehow, though, everything old and cringe-y becomes new and cool again eventually, … Continue reading Neon bike shorts are the summer trend you’ll want to wear well past Labor Day