Hold up: We’ve all been exfoliating our skin wrong this entire time

September 30, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Just as there are many ways to eat an avocado or do an oblique exercise, so too are there many ways to exfoliate your skin. As a beauty editor, I thought I’d heard them all (and knew exactly which ones not to try for myself), until Ada Polla, CEO … Continue reading Hold up: We’ve all been exfoliating our skin wrong this entire time

15 date night ideas for married couples to shake up the dinner-and-a-movie routine

September 28, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC I’ve always found it kind of odd that every fairy tale ever ends with “…and then they got married and lived happily ever after.” I mean, don’t get me wrong—the setup can be great, but it’s also forever, which means sometimes the vibe is bound to shift from … Continue reading 15 date night ideas for married couples to shake up the dinner-and-a-movie routine

Experts want you prioritize having friends younger than you—here’s why

September 27, 2019 at 05:00PM by CWC I hit adulthood long before the concept of body positivity was a widely held and authentic mainstream thing perpetuated by brands, models, and other voices of influence. I felt, largely as a byproduct of the world in which I was raised, I should despise my imperfections, including those … Continue reading Experts want you prioritize having friends younger than you—here’s why

How to get rid of acne when you have sensitive skin and everything is irritating

September 27, 2019 at 03:10PM by CWC As if dealing with acne on its own wasn’t frustrating enough, handling acne and sensitive skin at the same time is a double-whammy that will have you asking: “Why me, universe?” Since most zit treatments work by aggressively attacking the dirt and excess sebum deep within your pores, … Continue reading How to get rid of acne when you have sensitive skin and everything is irritating

I found jeans so comfortable, you’ll swear you’re wearing leggings every time you put them on

September 25, 2019 at 04:30PM by CWC Everyone has their clothing weakness. For some, it’s bags, while others are more like Carrie Bradshaw and have a soft spot for shoes. My Achilles heel? Jeans. Ever since I was in high school, I’d spend my hard-earned Starbucks paycheck on a new pair of denim practically every … Continue reading I found jeans so comfortable, you’ll swear you’re wearing leggings every time you put them on

Just a quarter of 2019 remains—and this week’s equinox and new moon are a double-whammy reminder

September 22, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Monday, September 23, marks the autumnal equinox of 2019 as the sun moves from Virgo into Libra. What can you expect to experience as a result of this quadruplicity shift from mutable earth to cardinal air? First consider that Libra, the scales sign driven toward justice and fairness, … Continue reading Just a quarter of 2019 remains—and this week’s equinox and new moon are a double-whammy reminder

5 healthy breakfast recipes with just 5 ingredients (or less!) from Trader Joe’s

September 21, 2019 at 12:01PM by CWC If I were stranded on a desert island and could only choose three items to bring with me, they would be Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter, Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Schoolbook Cookies, and Trader Joe’s Absolute Black Dark Chocolate. The general themes here are fairly obvious: I would want all … Continue reading 5 healthy breakfast recipes with just 5 ingredients (or less!) from Trader Joe’s

Let the Global Climate Strike inspire you to take 5 steps to save the environment

September 20, 2019 at 04:53PM by CWC The Global Climate Strike is taking place right now in more than 150 countries. From September 20-27, ahead of the United Nation’s 2019 Climate Action Summit in New York City, millions of strikers will exit their schools, homes, offices, factories, and farms to protest the environmental atrocities occurring … Continue reading Let the Global Climate Strike inspire you to take 5 steps to save the environment

What being on the perfectionist, indecisive Virgo-Libra cusp means for your personality

September 20, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Each month with On the Cusp, we point our astrological magnifying glass on all the people born between two zodiac signs. Because when your birthday falls at either the tail end or the very beginning of your sun sign’s season, your personality may be influenced by your cosmic … Continue reading What being on the perfectionist, indecisive Virgo-Libra cusp means for your personality

I’m a relationship therapist, and I follow 4 rules to keep my marriage healthy

September 19, 2019 at 06:04PM by CWC If you want to know how to have a healthy relationship, makes sense to ask people who seem to have them, right? Sure, but practicing what you preach is no small feat: We tell our friends to communicate openly with their partner but let our own resentment stew … Continue reading I’m a relationship therapist, and I follow 4 rules to keep my marriage healthy

This makeup artist trick will make your lashes look five times thicker—no mascara required

September 19, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC There’s a lot most of us are willing to do in pursuit of more luxurious eyelashes. Between lash lifts, lash extensions, lash serums, false lashes, and good old-fashioned mascara, there’s clearly no shortage of options out there to help women get the longer, fuller and lashes of their dreams. But … Continue reading This makeup artist trick will make your lashes look five times thicker—no mascara required

Dr. Pimple Popper’s cleansing trick turns her cleanser into an acne-fighting peel

September 13, 2019 at 09:15PM by CWC Dr. Pimple Popper (AKA dermatologist Sandra Lee, MD) once told me that salicylic acid was her favorite skin-care ingredient. So the first thing I did was go out and buy a salicylic acid cleanser—not unlike the time that Regina George wore cargo pants and flip flops, so I wore … Continue reading Dr. Pimple Popper’s cleansing trick turns her cleanser into an acne-fighting peel

6 signs someone is in love with you, based on body language alone

September 13, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC The early stages of a romantic relationship holds tons of excitement and potential energy; you’re learning new things about your new partner, settling into new routines, and figuring out your feelings. At a certain point, though, you’ll probably be ready to say those three magic words, but you’re … Continue reading 6 signs someone is in love with you, based on body language alone

Friday the 13th: Astrologically speaking, should we brace ourselves for bad luck?

September 12, 2019 at 10:49PM by CWC When I pulled up my calendar today to see my schedule, it dawned on me that Friday the 13th approaches. To get ahead of the bad luck this date seems to promise, I decided to ask an astrologist if there was any significance. (In true Piscean fashion, I … Continue reading Friday the 13th: Astrologically speaking, should we brace ourselves for bad luck?

8 trainers share the best moves for working your obliques—and there’s not a side plank in sight

September 12, 2019 at 05:52PM by CWC There are so many exercises you can use to work your core. Crunches, sit-ups, leg raises… the list is never-ending. Located on the sides of the abdominals muscles, the obliques can be particularly tricky to isolate. And since no one wants to do side planks for the rest … Continue reading 8 trainers share the best moves for working your obliques—and there’s not a side plank in sight

What your doodles say about your personality (besides ‘I can’t draw’)

September 11, 2019 at 06:31PM by CWC During my yoga teacher training, I was enthralled with the “Om” symbol, my one and only doodling muse. I drew it everywhere—in the margins of my notebooks, on my hands, in the sand at the beach—but I never stopped to think too much about the motivation behind such … Continue reading What your doodles say about your personality (besides ‘I can’t draw’)

The 2-minute nail art design to steal if you hate doing your nails yourself

September 09, 2019 at 06:43PM by CWC Getting a manicure is kind of like the ultimate therapy for me. You sit there—phone stashed out of reach in your purse—and totally zen out as your manicurist transforms your nails. Doing your own nails at home, however, might not have quite the same meditative effect. That’s why … Continue reading The 2-minute nail art design to steal if you hate doing your nails yourself

The nifty way to transform your old tanks and T-shirts into the ‘it’ workout top of the moment

September 06, 2019 at 07:21PM by CWC I like to think of my tank collection as a scrapbook of sweaty workouts past. In my closet, you’ll find a legit mountain of tops from 10Ks, high school volleyball tournaments, and—yes—mammoth athleticwear names like Lululemon, Athleta, and Adidas. Marie Kondo-ing my T-shirts isn’t an option (sorry not … Continue reading The nifty way to transform your old tanks and T-shirts into the ‘it’ workout top of the moment

You can buy every fall wardrobe essential you could possibly want on Amazon, and we’ve got the proof right here

September 05, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Before you start jumping on the trends of the season (hiya, fall!), it’s important to make sure you’ve got a solid fashion foundation to build on. Not only will it help give your wardrobe longevity—because, let’s be honest, nothing says “forever” like a good leather jacket—but it will … Continue reading You can buy every fall wardrobe essential you could possibly want on Amazon, and we’ve got the proof right here

Self care is a lifeline for many women—but it’s not enough

September 04, 2019 at 11:17PM by CWC Take a five-minute scroll through your Instagram feed, and you’re bound to find snapshots of women’s toes peeking out from their bathwater, selfies modeling their latest face mask purchase, or a mini-altar decked out with enchanted crystals, candles, and incense—each image stamped with the #selfcare hashtag that’s been … Continue reading Self care is a lifeline for many women—but it’s not enough

Move over, adult coloring: Friendship bracelet making is the best way to soothe a busy mind

September 04, 2019 at 08:41PM by CWC When I was seven, a camp counselor at the Warwick, Rhode Island YMCA taught me how to make a friendship bracelet. She gave me three different colored strings, and demonstrated the “four” pattern I had to follow to tie each individual knot. My first foray into crafting my … Continue reading Move over, adult coloring: Friendship bracelet making is the best way to soothe a busy mind

How to finally feel empowered in your body—in four weeks

September 03, 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, Mama Cax—blogger, model, and body positivity and disability … Continue reading How to finally feel empowered in your body—in four weeks

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

A nostalgia expert explains why reminiscing in groups is such a great unifier—at work and otherwise

August 31, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Which Baby-Sitters Club member do you think best describes you? Well, I’m blonde, wear all black, and feel a constant need to remind people I’m from New York…I’m, ugh, probably Stacey. The other day at the Well+Good office, staffers were feeling nostalgic about BSC since—fun fact—the series is seeing … Continue reading A nostalgia expert explains why reminiscing in groups is such a great unifier—at work and otherwise