Sam Escobar is the Senior Commerce Editor of Bustle. In addition to being the former Beauty Editor of Good Housekeeping, they have written for Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Brooklyn Magazine, and The Observer. Yes, they are Latinx. No, they are not related to that Escobar.

Sam’s Latest Articles

The Best Lingerie To Wear On Your Wedding Day

If you're getting married soon, you have probably been doing a whole lot of planning (unless you're one of those super easygoing folks, in which case I am very jealous of your laid back lifestyle). One of the biggest choices most brides make is what they'll be wearing for their wedding day, but what about what goes underneath it all? Discovering where to buy bridal lingerie isn't necessarily hard — lots of brands have pretty bras, underwear, and corsets, after all. It's finding that perfect pick…

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The 14 Warmest Pairs Of Socks You Need For Winter

If there's any big fashion lesson my mom instilled in me when I was growing up in snowy Syracuse, NY, it was the importance of wearing a good pair of socks. Protecting your feet from the freezing wetness of wintry weather is so important, so stocking up on the best socks for winter should be a priority for colder months. Here's the deal: when it's icy outside and your feet or legs get wet, you're in more danger of developing hypothermia. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio…

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7 Powerful Blow Dryers That Quickly Dry Thick Hair

Every time I would head to the salon as a kid, the stylist would run their fingers through my hair and exclaim, "It's so thick!" Though I knew they were saying it as a compliment, I couldn't help but get frustrated with my big mane — it was so hard to air dry, and I hated how long blow drying took. Luckily, I discovered the best blow dryers for thick hair, the perfect tools for quickly and easily getting all those tresses dry and frizz-free, whether I want to wear my hair wavy, curled, or straig…

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13 Genius 'Shark Tank' Products You Actually Need

I will be totally honest with you: I am 100 percent obsessed with Shark Tank. My best friend and I can recount reactions from the judges verbatim regarding specific products — and just this past weekend, I watched 10 straight hours of the show during a marathon on CNBC. Given my fan expertise, I can tell you which are the weirdest yet most genius Shark Tanks products that you actually should buy for yourself or for someone you love a whole lot. If you're not familiar with Shark Tank (in which ca…

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The 8 Best Winter Gloves You Can Text In

As someone who grew up in Syracuse, NY, I consider myself pretty well-adjusted to the cold. (You would be, too, if you had to trick-or-treat in snow pants every few Halloweens.) That said, times have changed since I was a little kid who chose mittens over gloves because there wasn't a whole lot I needed my fingers for when it was snowing. These days, though, finding the perfect pair of winter gloves you can text in is a necessity if you want to avoid the annoying act of putting 'em on then takin…

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The Best Makeup Organizers For Your Countertop

Anyone who's ever been to my apartment knows that I'm completely in love with beauty products, from hairsprays to nail polishes to every eye palette ever. Naturally, this leads to a lot of clutter, particularly in my precious bathroom space (I live in a small Brooklyn apartment, so I do not have much to spare), so I found out where to buy countertop makeup organizers to create a better system. Not only do they keep your stuff straight, they also let you show it off. Here's the problem: I'm the k…

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What Bras Should You Wear Under Sheer Tops?

Sheer tops have continuously been a staple for many a fashion lover over the past several years. They instantly give a daring peek of lingerie to your look while adding a small dose of mystery to it. But there's one question that countless transparent clothing fans have contemplated: what bra should you wear under a sheer top? Few fashion combinations are as lovely as a see-through shirt with a pretty undergarment, the latter of which is super important to choose wisely if you want a solid finis…

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The Best Jeans For Your Favorite Winter Shoes

It's that time of year again, where all the trees are bare and the temperature is constantly dropping. While the increasingly cold and unfriendly forecast is just a fact of the season, there is one big upside: cold weather fashion. From fuzzy sweaters paired with knit beanies to fingerless gloves with cute earmuffs, there are so many warm style combos to choose from, but finding the best jeans to wear with ankle boots is probably my favorite. If you're searching for an outfit that takes your col…

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Last Minute White Elephant Gifts That Can Ship Overnight

Listen, we have all been there. It's just a day or two prior to the White Elephant exchange (or Secret Santa, or Elfster — whatever you folks do) that you signed up for weeks ago, and you do not have a present still. It's not for lack of trying, you simply forgot until literally today. So, it's time to figure out where to buy a last minute White Elephant gift for that friend or coworker. Finding a present that works for a White Elephant exchange between colleagues can be tough. You want to find …

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10 Pantone Greenery Products For Those Who Love The 2017 Color Of The Year

Just as they do every year, Pantone announced its pick for the hue that will be everywhere in the next 12 months. The choice is based on trends, culture, and even politics, giving you a sneak peek into what you'll be seeing all over your favorite street style blogs and home decor Pinterest boards. So, what is Pantone 2017 Color of the Year? It's technically "PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery," but you can call it simply "Greenery" for short. Greenery, a fresh yellow-green hue based on "the essence of wha…

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