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Beach Bound? Don't Forget These Under-$100 Essentials

Beach Bound? Don't Forget These Under-$100 Essentials

Every year, we count down the days until it’s beach season yet again. The wait is finally over, and we’re promptly planning all of our sandy days in the sun. But before we slather on the sunscreen and

A Week In Boston, MA, On A $47,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day

Weekend Plans? Take These 6 Tiny Hot Tools With You

Traveling anywhere that doesn't warrant a checked bag means ditching your full-size beauty products for teeny-tiny samples that last approximately two uses. These downsized options do come in handy
USC President Resigns After Pattern Of Sexual Abuse At Campus Health Center Emerges

USC President Resigns After Pattern Of Sexual Abuse At Campus Health Center Emerges

University of Southern California’s president, C.L. Max Nikias, has agreed to resign following a faculty-led petition which asserted he no longer had the “moral authority to lead” after he failed to
About That Hateful Conduct: Spotify Plans To Add XXXTentacion Back To Playlists

About That Hateful Conduct: Spotify Plans To Add XXXTentacion Back To Playlists

Less than two weeks after announcing a hate content and hateful conduct policy, Spotify will reportedly roll back their previously announced plan to remove XXXTentacion from playlists. The company has
"Dew Powder" Is The Easiest Way To Try Summer's Trendiest Beauty Looks

"Dew Powder" Is The Easiest Way To Try Summer's Trendiest Beauty Looks

"Dew" is defined by Merriam-Webster as “moisture condensed upon the surfaces of cool bodies, especially at night.” The meteorological phenomenon has been co-opted by the beauty industry to describe a
Ireland Votes Yes To Legal Abortion, Reversing Constitutional Clause

Ireland Votes Yes To Legal Abortion, Reversing Constitutional Clause

The people of Ireland voted in a historic referendum Friday to decide to repeal a constitutional clause that created one of the world's worst anti-abortion regimes by giving a fetus the same rights as
New Music This Week: Zayn Gets Emo, J.Lo Gets Dinero & More

New Music This Week: Zayn Gets Emo, J.Lo Gets Dinero & More

Zayn "Entertainer"Zayn is back at it with those Gigi Hadid lookalike vibes and a Bonnie and Clyde story that doesn't quite have an ending in the "Entertainer" video. The music feels a bit listless,

The Best Concealers For Dark Skin Tones

People aren't hashtagging their selfies #wokeuplikethis with nearly as much vigor anymore. Truthfully, no one wakes up looking like an Amaro filter was washed over their face — that's what concealers

A Week In Vancouver, BC, On A $39,500 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day
These Women Are Speaking Up About Mental Health & Paving The Way For Others

These Women Are Speaking Up About Mental Health & Paving The Way For Others

The conversation surrounding mental health has reached a tipping point. While there's still a lot to be said, recent headlines prove mental illness is less of a closeted topic now than ever before.
The One Thing You Should Do During This Month's Full Moon

The One Thing You Should Do During This Month's Full Moon

At 10:20 a.m. EDT next Tuesday, the moon will reach fullness, marking yet another May Flower Moon, as this month's full moon is known among nature-based faiths. Spiritually speaking, it's considered

15 Skorts That Will Change Your Mind About The Skirt-Short Hybrid

Skorts. How many puns can you say referring to one garment? Party in the front, business in the back; the best of both worlds; “Look, it’s actually shorts! *strikes a pose*. But long story short,

How Japanese Women At Internment Camp Made Their Clothes Their Own

In our new series #NotYourTokenAsian, R29's Asian & Pacific Islander staffers take on the pop products, stereotypes, and culture wars that surround Asian American identity. Stay tuned as we
An Unarmed Teacher Helped Stop The Indiana Middle School Shooting

An Unarmed Teacher Helped Stop The Indiana Middle School Shooting

Science teacher Jason Seaman wrestled the gun away from the shooter at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana on Friday morning, parents and students told the Indianapolis Star. Seaman and a

The Long-Weekend Beauty Sales About To Take All Your Money

The first long weekend of the summer is officially here. But if you're not spending it at the beach or, you know, on a cheap flight to Italy, we've got your next-best option: sales, sales, and more

6 Travel Hacks That’ll Make Your Life So Much Easier

If you’re a self-proclaimed modern nomad, then you probably know a thing or two about traveling efficiently — whether it’s the best money-savers for booking your international vacay or packing methods

13 Hair-Removal Products That Actually Work

While we’re firm believers that you don’t need to be hairless to live your best life, that doesn't necessarily mean you won't give some thought to your leg stubble as the temps creep up. But all that
How Many Flowers Did Kim Kardashian Send Chrissy Teigen? Too Many

How Many Flowers Did Kim Kardashian Send Chrissy Teigen? Too Many

We’ve been following the Kardashians on social media for years now, which means we’ve scrolled past our fair share of over-the-top flower arrangements, courtesy of Jeff Leatham. We’ve seen mounds of