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

6 easy ways to keep your indoor plants alive during the dark days of winter

November 21, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC Baby, it’s cold outside, and since your indoor plants can’t exactly slip on a sweater—or strip down to their skivvies if you can’t control the heat in your apartment—the change in season means attending to them with a little extra care. This is somewhat counterintuitive, at least to … Continue reading 6 easy ways to keep your indoor plants alive during the dark days of winter

Here’s how to keep your skin hydrated all winter—even when heavy moisturizers make you break out

November 21, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Meet Wellness Collective, our immersive curriculum with Athleta that hooks you up with actionable advice from the smartest experts and brand founders in wellness right now. Get the goods at our monthly event series in New York City plus our online one-month wellness plans. Here, holistic aesthetician Shani Hillian answers your most-pressing questions … Continue reading Here’s how to keep your skin hydrated all winter—even when heavy moisturizers make you break out

The science-backed reasons why we crave heartier foods during the winter months

November 13, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Like many people, I’m more active when the outdoor temperatures don’t require me to leave the house looking like a human down comforter. In T-shirt weather—and even sweater weather—I’ll take every opportunity to go for an outdoor run or get my errands done by walking instead of hopping … Continue reading The science-backed reasons why we crave heartier foods during the winter months

Derms want you to double down on these 3 ingredients for dry winter skin

November 11, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC The minute November weather hits, dry skin becomes as annoyingly pertinent a part of the conversation as “holiday budgeting” and “no mom, I will not be bringing any sort of a boyfriend home for Thanksgiving.” And so, when the time comes to holiday shop and mentally prepare to … Continue reading Derms want you to double down on these 3 ingredients for dry winter skin

“Coat-veralls” are the most useful winter-wear feature since the down insert itself

November 10, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC It’s that time of year: We’re all making 3,987 references to the fact that winter is coming like we haven’t been saying it since 2015, Netflix queues are brimming with holiday movies, and we finally (finally!) get to break out our cozy coats and jackets. The latter is … Continue reading “Coat-veralls” are the most useful winter-wear feature since the down insert itself