How to style the OV exercise dress for winter, because we’re team no pants all year round

March 05, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC Many months ago, I packed away my shorts, skirts, and dresses for winter—already wishing that I could rewind the “lazy-hazy-crazy” days of summer and sport them all once more. There’s was one wardrobe exception, though: the Outdoor Voices Exercise Dress ($100) in winter proved too versatile to be … Continue reading How to style the OV exercise dress for winter, because we’re team no pants all year round

I haven’t worn pants all winter, thanks to these under-$100 faux leather leggings

February 19, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC Putting on real pants is never a particularly appealing task, but during the hibernation that takes place from January to March, it often feels downright impossible. Thankfully, it’s become socially acceptable to wear athleisure almost everywhere, but there are still a handful of instances that—sighhh—call for a button … Continue reading I haven’t worn pants all winter, thanks to these under-$100 faux leather leggings

5 ways to cope with the mid-winter blues, because we’re in the thick of the season

February 18, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC The start of winter is exciting, at least on some level, thanks to all the holidays and parties that come with them. But once the holiday season (and holiday party season) passes, for many, so too does the sheen of novelty tied to the time of year. What’s … Continue reading 5 ways to cope with the mid-winter blues, because we’re in the thick of the season

Why winter is the time to deal with all the troubles summer created for skin

February 11, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC During the winter months, dry skin tends to get all of the attention. You swap foaming cleansers for nourishing milky ones, you double down on hydrating ingredients, and you slather on extra coats of moisturizer all day long. But there’s something else that’s also worth considering: Winter is … Continue reading Why winter is the time to deal with all the troubles summer created for skin

The full snow moon is in Leo—and it’s gifting each sign a wintertime jolt of energy

February 07, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC During last month’s full moon in Cancer, we collectively felt all the feels. But the full moon this month—the second of the decade—is in Leo, so things will carry on a bit differently. Nicknamed the snow moon, it takes place on Sunday, February 9 at 2:34 a.m., EST … Continue reading The full snow moon is in Leo—and it’s gifting each sign a wintertime jolt of energy

How an RD stays energized all day—even when winter is hitting extra hard

February 06, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC Picture this: You’re at work. It feels like you’ve been there for days. You look outside to find near darkness, but the clock on your computer reads 4 p.m. What is this madness, you might be asking? Well, it’s February. The shortest month of the year can feel … Continue reading How an RD stays energized all day—even when winter is hitting extra hard

Move over, carrots: 5 healthy reasons why turnips deserve a starring role in your winter cooking

February 05, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC Have you met anyone who claims their favorite food—or vegetable, for that matter—is a turnip? Chances aren’t great. After all, its historic backstory is that it was once a “get off the stage” tomato equivalent of Roman times, and Michelle Obama’s iconic Vine asking people to “turnip for … Continue reading Move over, carrots: 5 healthy reasons why turnips deserve a starring role in your winter cooking

I have dry skin, and this is the only tinted moisturizer I wear all winter

January 30, 2020 at 06:45PM by CWC As a beauty editor, I hate to play favorites with my products. Usually, as soon as I fall head-over-heels in love with “the one,” something newer and better comes onto the market and swiftly replaces it in my routine. But two years ago, I found the best tinted … Continue reading I have dry skin, and this is the only tinted moisturizer I wear all winter

I went to India and got the perfect inflammation-fighting winter recipe—and it’s 100% vegan

January 25, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC When I was invited on a a 10-day tour of India, the thing I was most excited about was the food. In the weeks leading up to the trip, I dreamt of the curries and masalas I would sample, and made a lengthy mental list of the spices … Continue reading I went to India and got the perfect inflammation-fighting winter recipe—and it’s 100% vegan

Try This Cruciferous Veggie Stew: Because It’s Winter & Gut Health Matters

January 17, 2020 at 12:08PM Perhaps this is better titled, “Top Triangle Soup,” as it is loaded with those crucial cruciferous vegetables highlighted at the top of the Food Triangle. Chock-full of glucosinolates and bright phytonutrient colors, this is a hearty, vibrant cabbage stew. We wanted to create our take on a simple recipe that … Continue reading Try This Cruciferous Veggie Stew: Because It’s Winter & Gut Health Matters

A lazy-girl’s guide to dry brushing your winter skin in 3-minutes flat

January 12, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC The last time I tried dry brushing, I took my decade-old hair brush and stroked my sad, sallow skin. It did not end well. Because the ancient practice has so many health and beauty benefits, I’m glad I learned a better way how to dry brush. “Dry brushing … Continue reading A lazy-girl’s guide to dry brushing your winter skin in 3-minutes flat

The psychological benefit of having 1 statement accessory to get you through winter

January 11, 2020 at 02:00PM by CWC At the beginning of every winter, I break out my ethically made alpaca hat that makes me feel like the princess of the North Pole, and my entire social circle gets pumped up about it. It’s a fluffy, cream-colored circlet, and my friends know that if we’re going … Continue reading The psychological benefit of having 1 statement accessory to get you through winter

Introduce your winter blues to koselig, Norway’s loneliness-fighting version of hygge

January 10, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC One of my happiest memories takes place in February, which is hilarious because February is a frigid, dark, gray month. It was a winter wedding weekend at mountain resort, where the snow is somehow always fresh and you can ice-skate safely on the river. The marriage didn’t last, … Continue reading Introduce your winter blues to koselig, Norway’s loneliness-fighting version of hygge

These are the healthiest foods to eat during winter, according to a dietitian

December 21, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC If you plan on leaving your home anytime in the next three months, chances are, you’re going to cross paths with some pretty nasty germs. Even when they know better, the truth is, the majority of people under the weather still go to work sick. (And to the … Continue reading These are the healthiest foods to eat during winter, according to a dietitian

What to expect, cosmically, from the last winter solstice of the decade

December 15, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC By the end of the week, on Saturday, December 21, 11:19 p.m., EST, the sun moves from bold and blunt Sagittarius into stern and stoic Capricorn, heralding the official change of seasons. The northern hemisphere’s winter solstice of 2019 happens when the sun’s most direct light reaches the … Continue reading What to expect, cosmically, from the last winter solstice of the decade

The serum so hydrating, you’ll ditch your moisturizer (even in the dead of winter)

December 14, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC I don’t ask for much. When the holidays come around and my family asks what I want, nothing ever comes to mind. “Barry’s Bootcamp classes?” I inevitably shrug. But this year, I’m taking a stand. To whomever is looking to buy me a gift: I really, really want—nay, … Continue reading The serum so hydrating, you’ll ditch your moisturizer (even in the dead of winter)

I literally use bottled sunshine to get myself through the dark days of winter

December 10, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Except in the sense that it’s dark by 4 p.m., in which case it is the bleakest and most awful time of the year and I hate it. I find it so hard to get out of bed, weighed down … Continue reading I literally use bottled sunshine to get myself through the dark days of winter

This sheer black lipstick can transform *any* shade into the perfect wintery hue

December 07, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC I know I promised to tone it down with fancy goth sh–t after I asked for that velvet Victorian mourning hat for Christmas in 2018, that deluxe Cure double record in 2016, and like…17 years’ worth of Nightmare Before Christmas merch before that. But, dear Santa, please believe … Continue reading This sheer black lipstick can transform *any* shade into the perfect wintery hue

3 breakfast combinations with warming foods for cold winter mornings

December 03, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Nourishing the body with warming foods is a staple of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) year-round, but it’s especially relevant during the colder months. “In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we believe that starting the day with warming foods is an essential part of keeping our adrenals happy and securing longevity,” … Continue reading 3 breakfast combinations with warming foods for cold winter mornings

Sorry sweatsuits—these sweater suits are the chicest way to wear your cozies everywhere this winter

December 03, 2019 at 10:30PM by CWC While some people refer to the months between November and March as “cuffing season,” I prefer to call it “the season in which I refuse to take my sweatpants off no matter what.” But as a professional woman who is also in the process of trying to find … Continue reading Sorry sweatsuits—these sweater suits are the chicest way to wear your cozies everywhere this winter

How to upgrade your summer foundation for winter without having to buy a new bottle

December 01, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Each November, there’s that dreaded moment when you go to apply your foundation and realize, “oh crap—this stuff isn’t going to work anymore.” Once the summer glow has faded and your skin takes on its dry, winter persona, the product you’ve used from May through July likely won’t … Continue reading How to upgrade your summer foundation for winter without having to buy a new bottle

The winter skin-care hacks necessary for glowing through tundra-like weather

November 26, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC If you deal with dry, oily, combination, irritated, or hyper-pigmented skin (re: any and every skin type), winter is the season with a singular mission to steal your glow. Tips for winter skin care so you don’t turn into a zombie person? File under “desperately needed.” Luckily, holistic … Continue reading The winter skin-care hacks necessary for glowing through tundra-like weather