Okay, WTF Is Toner? Do I Really Need It?

For as long as I can remember I’ve heard of this thing called ‘toner’. No, not the printer one – the skincare one. Apparently, it’s a mystical substance crucial to the process, but no one really knows why. So I set out to get the truth. What the heck is toner actually and why do we need it? Well, here are the facts:

The Amazon Travel Item That You’ve Been Seeing All Over IG

Travel season is upon us and whether you’re stocking up on swimwear or buried in blankets, you need to know about the accessory that everyone is talking about. After using this for a couple months, I’m confident in my review and I know that you’ll love it too. I’ll cut to the chase and let you know that it’s under $20 and from your favorite doorstep fairy, Amazon. You’re welcome.

Why Your Instagram Followers Don’t Matter, So Stop Caring

To be fair, some giveaways are groups of like-minded creators who band together to award a reader. In giveaways of over 15 people, usually not the case. Another day, another massive loop giveaway. Maybe it’s a Luggage Set or a trip to the Maldives? The madness has gotten out of hand and it’s about time someone on the inside tells you what that’s really about. . .

The Worst Things Women Lie About

There’s no denying that one of the biggest challenges in relationships and marriage is dishonesty. While both partners usually play a role in this, women are guilty of shoveling the blame to their partners. We always hear about how men lie and it got me curious about what women lie about. I asked over 300 women, and they dished. Here are the most common culprits. . .

Uh Hello. You Are Using Your Beauty Blender Wrong.

Somewhere between the introduction of the first iPhone and the last Harry Potter book being published, the world of makeup was turned on its side with the invention of the beauty blender. This vibrant, egg-shaped sponge carried a hefty $20 price tag, but was soon a household name when virtually every makeup artist on the planet vouched for it as a “must-have”. While you may be using yours on a daily basis or digging it out from the depths of your makeup drawer for special occasions, I’m here to share some of the most common mistakes that people are making when using their beauty blender – yes, I mean you…

I Swear By This One Rule For Guilt-Free Shopping

Retail therapy is a real thing. The idea that ‘new’ is always better isn’t just a line out of How I Met Your Mother – it’s actually proven. I polled over 300 people and 80% said that they thought retail therapy was effective – even if just in the short-term. So how do we combat the need for something new with the sensibility of being prudent? Here’s my golden rule for shopping…

Fitness Pro Dishes: 5 Tricks To Get Excited About Working Out

Even after working out consistently for over a year, I still don’t understand when people tell me that they crave a workout. The only thing I’ve ever craved is chocolate and boba tea, but somehow I’m in the minority. Do I feel guilty missing a workout? Sure. But do I crave one – eh, that’s a stretch? When looking to find motivation, I turned to a professional to see how she powers through her workouts – even when she’s over it. Meet Umama, I love following her page @smallandstrong.fit and couldn’t think of anyone better to share some tips on how to power through your slump and take care of your body. Umama Kibria is the Founder of SASS Brands the digital marketing agency behind some of nation’s leading gyms, influencers, and startups in the health and fitness industry. She was named Jezebel Magazine’s Best Fitness Influencer…

These Pinterest-Worthy Plants Are All Look, No Work

I love the look of greenery in my home, but let’s just say the ‘green thumb’ gene skipped my generation. While I’d love to fill my home with real oxygen-induced plants, it’s just not going to happen. The good news is that faux plants don’t bear a stigma anymore. In fact, there are realistic looking plants that can give you the look without the hassle. . .

OMG These Couples Share Their Biggest Cohabitating Tips

Is it just me or does it seem like everyone is talking about living with your significant other? Let me be more specific, I mean – everyone is giving unwarranted advice about living together. But what about people who are already doing it? I surveyed over 200 people and I’m here to share the best advice (or at least, the most interesting) from cohabiting millennials. . .

How To Pack For A Week In Just A Carryon

The second most common question I get asked (we will get to the first another day) is how do I pack for week-long trips in just a carry-on. Our last trips to Paris and Thailand were both carry-on only and I’ve gotten to the point where I’m kinda a pro at the game. here are a few of the things I’ve learned along the way. . .