Pros say there are major skin-boosting benefits to working out your face

August 01, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Take one look at all of the “anti-aging” labels decorating the skin-care aisle, and it’s abundantly clear that the market for line-smoothing, skin-plumping, pore-minimizing magic is in high demand. While lotions and potions can certainly do their part at helping with these things, for many, solutions like Botox … Continue reading Pros say there are major skin-boosting benefits to working out your face

Unpopular opinion: I’m a grown woman and pads are my period product of choice

July 31, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When I was 9, a family friend gifted me the American Girl guide to puberty, The Care and Keeping of You, a book famous for a generation of women who leafed through the pages laden with watercolored illustrations of pubescent traumas like acne. But I’d put money on … Continue reading Unpopular opinion: I’m a grown woman and pads are my period product of choice

National Lipstick Day means free cosmetics for everyone. Here’s what you need to know

Published 28th July 2019 Credit: Horst P. Horst/Conde Nast/Getty Images Beauty buffs across the United States on Monday will try new shades of lipstick or don old favorites for National Lipstick Day.The annual celebration honors one of the beauty industry's oldest and most beloved cosmetic products.Here's everything you need to know about lipstick and the … Continue reading National Lipstick Day means free cosmetics for everyone. Here’s what you need to know

Can’t decide how you feel today? Mood changing nail polish is coming for ya

July 27, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC I’m a Gemini, which means I change my mood—and my mind—as frequently as I change my lip gloss, which is… a lot (on a separate note, I’m super fun to date! Slide into my DMs, for real).  So picking out a nail polish color that I have to commit … Continue reading Can’t decide how you feel today? Mood changing nail polish is coming for ya

5 questions to ask yourself when you have no idea what you want to do with the rest of your life

July 27, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC This super-fun existential question of what to do when you don’t know what to do with your life is something that many of us of experience at some point (or points). Maybe you find your current career path to be unfulfilling, or you hear the gentle siren of … Continue reading 5 questions to ask yourself when you have no idea what you want to do with the rest of your life

Is the beauty industry really as diverse as it should be? Let’s check in.

July 26, 2019 at 07:55AM by CWC As part of our 2019 Well+Good Trends, we wrote about the positive shift Fenty had on the fashion industry, and ultimately how it would impact how brands speak to diverse consumers. As we march toward the halfway mark of 2019, however, we have to ask ourselves two questions: … Continue reading Is the beauty industry really as diverse as it should be? Let’s check in.

It’s a sneaker world, we’re all just living in it

July 26, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC When Serena Williams stepped onto the red carpet at the 2019 Met Gala, it wasn’t her tennis-ball yellow Atelier Versace gown that got people talking. Rather, the most buzz-worthy part of her outfit was the pair of matching Off-White x Nike sneakers peeping out from her dress’ cascading … Continue reading It’s a sneaker world, we’re all just living in it

The demand for “wellness under one roof” means good things for your local gym

July 25, 2019 at 06:03AM by CWC There is a new “gym” on 14th Street in New York City, called Complete, that has three stair-masters, seven elliptical machines, and 10 treadmills. It also has a rooftop garden, a juice bar, a full spa, and a “Himalayan Salt” member’s lounge. The gym, which opened its doors … Continue reading The demand for “wellness under one roof” means good things for your local gym

Nike introduced us to running on air, and the Joyride will show us what it’s like to run on bubbles

July 24, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Gird your wallets: Nike is launching a new running shoe line that even I, a non-avid runner, need in my closet. It’s called Nike Joyride, and they are seriously making me reconsider my anti-running tendencies. Nike says running in one of these shoes is like running on bubbles, … Continue reading Nike introduced us to running on air, and the Joyride will show us what it’s like to run on bubbles

These 5-minute easy updos are saving us from the hot, hot heat of summer

July 24, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC The term “summer hair” evokes imagery of free-spirited gals frolicking along a beach with perfectly-textured and tousled locks flowing behind them. The reality, however, tends to be a little less idyllic and a lot more sweaty, especially when it’s hot as Hades plus humidity outside (as it likely … Continue reading These 5-minute easy updos are saving us from the hot, hot heat of summer

The secret to controlling your emotions has nothing to do with ignoring them

July 22, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Starbucks, the G Train, the L Train, the E train, Penn Station, diners, public parks—those are just a slim few of the many places I’ve cried this year alone, largely because I have no idea how to control my emotions. I’m in therapy, and consider myself a constant … Continue reading The secret to controlling your emotions has nothing to do with ignoring them

Derms’ fave skin-care ingredient is getting *so* much easier to buy

July 19, 2019 at 08:12AM by CWC These days, it’s nearly impossible to step into a New York City subway car without seeing 15 different advertisements for products promising to change your skin. And while the branding might be different in every case, they’ve all got one thing in common: they’re selling retinoids. Retinoids are … Continue reading Derms’ fave skin-care ingredient is getting *so* much easier to buy

Wide-leg active pants are apparently back—and giving me major 2003 flashbacks

July 18, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Way before leggings became a force of fitness fashion, there were what my college friends and I called “yoga pants”—you know, those stretch cotton bottoms with a wide fold-over waist and bootcut legs. (Yes, I’m one of those old millennials.) We’d put them on for class with a … Continue reading Wide-leg active pants are apparently back—and giving me major 2003 flashbacks

A podiatrist’s top tips for wearing closed-toe shoes all summer long without suffocating your feet

July 14, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC Every summer, my mother criticizes my commitment to closed-toed shoes, saying I have a “complex about my feet.” Well, mom, just because I don’t think my grounding digits are particularly elegant and I won’t throw down cash for routine pedicures doesn’t mean I have a foot complex. I … Continue reading A podiatrist’s top tips for wearing closed-toe shoes all summer long without suffocating your feet

Amazon Prime Day is a treasure trove of wellness steals—add these 6 finds to your cart ASAP

July 12, 2019 at 12:42PM by CWC Remember when we had just one massive celebration of consumerism each year, and we had to wait a full 12 months for it? That seems quaint now thanks to Amazon Prime Day, an ingenious invention that’s eliminated the middleman in gifting so that you can just endow yourself … Continue reading Amazon Prime Day is a treasure trove of wellness steals—add these 6 finds to your cart ASAP

From Alo to Zella, get these 9 cult-fave activewear buys for way less at the Nordstrom anniversary sale

July 12, 2019 at 09:18AM by CWC Having cute workout gear in your closet makes it that much more fun to hit the gym. (Yes, motivation can come in the form of chic, sweat-wicking leggings when it comes to making an early morning class.) But athleisure isn’t exactly cheap. Shelling out $99 for a pair … Continue reading From Alo to Zella, get these 9 cult-fave activewear buys for way less at the Nordstrom anniversary sale

We’re apparently all shopping for shoes wrong, according to foot doctors 

July 11, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC When I was younger, I subscribed to the philosophy that high heels were the only acceptable footwear choice—even when it was snowing out. Younger me never could have imagined a world in which I would be wearing sneakers on a first date. (Younger me also never could have … Continue reading We’re apparently all shopping for shoes wrong, according to foot doctors 

10 companies that give back so you can feel extra good when you shop

July 09, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC It used to be that the fashion industry existed in a completely different realm, offering little in terms of solutions to pressing societal issues. But now, thanks to an influx of social- and eco-conscious companies that have baked giving back right into the business model, every dollar you … Continue reading 10 companies that give back so you can feel extra good when you shop

8 foods rich in magnesium that make for the perfect bedtime snack

July 08, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC If you’ll flash back for a moment to high school chemistry—sorry if this means reliving some terrible low-rise jeans fashion choices—you may recall that magnesium was that metal that would burn bright white when you got to do experiments using fire. In the context of the real world, … Continue reading 8 foods rich in magnesium that make for the perfect bedtime snack

7 midi skirt and sneaker pairings that’ll bring the comfy-cool vibes all summer long

July 06, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC No matter where your summer vacation plans take you—London, Barcelona, or even just the next zip code over—bringing a midi skirt and sneakers will pretty much guarantee that you’ll be able to pass for a local. This look’s been gaining steam for the last few years, but it’s … Continue reading 7 midi skirt and sneaker pairings that’ll bring the comfy-cool vibes all summer long

How a dietitian chooses a healthy meal when dinner apathy strikes

July 06, 2019 at 06:00AM by CWC I’m about to invoke the power of anaphora to tell you the things I strongly believe about food. I believe that raisins should just be canceled from trail mix. I believe the yellow Starbursts are objectively the best. And, if I don’t know what to cook myself for … Continue reading How a dietitian chooses a healthy meal when dinner apathy strikes

8 eco-friendly clothing brands to give your wardrobe a totally chic (and sustainable) makeover

July 01, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC Often when people decide to start living a more eco-conscious life, the first step is ditching plastic straws or investing in reusable totes for the grocery store. Now don’t get me wrong—both of those changes are doing good for the planet, but if you want to make an … Continue reading 8 eco-friendly clothing brands to give your wardrobe a totally chic (and sustainable) makeover

The 3 ingredients that dermatologists would absolutely never put on their skin

July 01, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC I like to strategically copy certain people in different ways for different things. I’ve adopted the vintage oversized blazer look, thanks to Mary Kate and Ashley. I try to copy (key word: try) the perfectly messy hairstyles of French women. And I pretty much try to copy everything … Continue reading The 3 ingredients that dermatologists would absolutely never put on their skin