Carolyn is a NYC-based beauty, health, and wellness writer. She has contributed to Health Magazine, Blisstree.com, Vitamin Retailer Magazine, Patch, and SarahScoop.com. She loves stand-up comedy and horror movies equally.

Latest Articles

Signs Your Partner Isn’t Taking Your Relationship Seriously

If your partner is in this for the long haul, there will likely be several signs of your mutual commitment. You two will talk about the future, make plans for things like kids and weddings (if that's ...
By Carolyn Steber

How To Win Any Argument, No Matter What

When you find yourself embroiled in a fight, or part of a heated debate, it can be tempting to try to win the argument. It's only human to want to be "right," which is likely why we get into fights in...
By Carolyn Steber

Signs You Might Have High-Functioning ADHD

When your life is feeling a bit "off," it's not always easy to figure out what, exactly, is going wrong. But there are plenty of explanations worth looking into. Are you're always running late, missin...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Home Remedies That Actually Work

Anybody can pop into a drugstore to pick up pain medication or a skincare product. But if you know how to make remedies at home that actually work?Well, that's when you can officially consider yoursel...
By Carolyn Steber

Hacks For Using Makeup & Clothes To Boost Your Self-Esteem

If you've ever felt like a million bucks while wearing a bright lipstick or the perfect pair of jeans, then you already know how makeup and clothes can boost your self-esteem. It may sound so simple —...
By Carolyn Steber

Extremely Weird Daily Habits Of Successful People

We've all heard of the power of a proper morning routine when it comes to being more successful, but what else might you be able to do? Well, quite a few successful people have some extremely weird ha...
By Carolyn Steber

Interesting Signs You Should Consider Getting Married Later In Life

It doesn't matter if you're currently in a relationship, or completely single — I bet you feel some kind of pressure to get married. If this is a goal of yours (because it definitely isn't for everyon...
By Carolyn Steber

Surprising "Bad" Habits That Are Actually Good For Your Skin

If you ever feel like you have to be "perfect" in order to have healthy skin, then you might be relieved to hear that some bad habits are actually good for your skin. While I can't say it's 100 percen...
By Carolyn Steber

Weird Signs Your Body Might Not Tolerate Sugar

Not everyone has a problem with sugar. Plenty of people add it to their coffee, or have a slice of cake, and feel a-OK. But then there are the rest of us; the ones who don't tolerate sugar well and fe...
By Carolyn Steber

Sara Bareilles' 2017 Tony Awards Dress Was As Sparkly As It Gets

If you love pretty red carpet looks with a romantic twist, then you'll want to check out Sara Bareilles' Naeem Khan dress from the Tony Awards. The super cool singer is known for her lovely but totall...
By Carolyn Steber

Anna Kendrick's 2017 Tony Awards Dress Was Simple & Elegant

We all know she can sing, but Anna Kendrick's dress at the Tony Awards proved — once again — that she's got style, too. Kendrick graces us with her presence at seemingly every award show (seeing as sh...
By Carolyn Steber

9 "Gross" Things Everyone Does When They're Home Alone

Nothing's as freeing or relaxing as having a whole house (or apartment) to yourself — especially when you really truly let your hair down. It's a time to make lots of snacks, take off your pants, and ...
By Carolyn Steber

Surprising Things Your Sex Life Can Reveal About Your Relationship

If you've been wondering about the health of your relationship, take a look at your sex life. If you and your partner have a good thing going, you probably feel fulfilled and connected almost every ti...
By Carolyn Steber

Weird Things Your Birth Month Can Tell You About Yourself

There are so many factors that have helped shape you into the person you are today — where you've lived, who your friends are, what you've studied, the jobs you've had. But did you know your birth mon...
By Carolyn Steber

Ways You Should Improve Your Relationship, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Each zodiac sign comes with its fair share of positive qualities, as well as some that aren't so great. While the positives probably helped attract your partner, the others may be affecting your relat...
By Carolyn Steber

The Best Couples Activities To Deepen Your Bond With Your Partner, Based On Their Sign

When trying to dream up the best bonding activities to do with your partner, it's pretty easy to come up short. Once you've hit up all the bars in town, watched everything on Netflix, and gone on a ro...
By Carolyn Steber

Weird Old-Fashioned Exercise Habits We Should Definitely Bring Back

If you're currently on an exercise plan that makes you feel great, then by all means stick with it. Exercise is about finding what feels right for you, as well as what feels fun. That said, there's no...
By Carolyn Steber

Personality Traits That Might Mean Someone Shouldn't Have Children

When thinking about having a baby, it's obviously a good idea to weigh certain factors before making such a big decision. If you can, you'll want to look at things like finances and the stability of y...
By Carolyn Steber

Weird Ways Your Shower Is Ruining Your Hair

Even though no one gets in the shower with the goal of ruining their hair, that's exactly what's happening in a lot of cases. Whether it's due to super hot water, hard water, or a dirty tub, there are...
By Carolyn Steber

The One Thing You Should Know About Your Partner Before Getting Married

Before getting married, it's important to come to several layers of understanding with your partner. Obviously you'll want to discuss where you think you'd like to live, as well as fun things like how...
By Carolyn Steber

Yes, Holiday Ornament Eye Makeup Exists

If you have any last-minute parties to attend, or really want to look fabulous come Christmas morning, then I highly recommend taking a look at this holiday ornament eye makeup. It truly gives the wor...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Signs Your Bad Relationship Is Not Your Fault

When your relationship isn't going well, it's often hard to convince yourself it's not all your fault. After an argument, or a particularly tough week, emotions are generally running high. You might t...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Old-Fashioned Slang Words We Should Bring Back

If you make a habit of hanging around older relatives — or your friend who fancies themselves a bit of a historian — then you're probably already familiar with hilarious old-fashioned slang words. The...
By Carolyn Steber

Urban Decay’s Latest Muse Might Surprise You

If there's anyone I want to be when I grow up, it's Baddie Winkle. With her amazing style and hilarious personality, she is without a doubt the coolest grandma ever. And, at the age of 88, is definite...
By Carolyn Steber

How To Deal With An Anxiety Attack At Work

Feeling anxious in the privacy of your own home is one thing, but having a panic attack while at work is something else entirely. Not only are you essentially stuck there — manning the cash register, ...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Things You Should Stop Doing For Your Partner

Most of us would do just about anything for our partner, all in the name of a happy, healthy relationship. But if you want things to truly go well, there's actually a pretty hefty list of things you s...
By Carolyn Steber

7 Bizarre 2017 Dermatology Trends That'll Be Huge

If you're a fan of interesting facials, unique skin treatments, and magical cures for acne, then get excited for 2017. It looks like there will be quite a few bizarre dermatology trends in the new yea...
By Carolyn Steber

The Most Googled Beauty Questions Of 2016

Every December, Google does a roundup of the year's most popular searches. It's an interesting way to review what happened throughout the past 12 months — with politics, people, news, etc. But it's al...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Subtle Signs You Should Marry Your Partner

The whole notion of a "soulmate" is great in theory. They're the person who makes you giddy, and who shares your exact taste in music. You know, that one person fate destined you to find. But how ofte...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Bad Habits That Make You Difficult To Live With

Let's face it — living with other people can be difficult. Whether you're sharing a house with five roommates, or a tiny studio apartment with your SO, it's not likely y'all will get along 100 percent...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Tips For Finishing Your Holiday Shopping ASAP

There are a select and elite few who finish their holiday shopping on time. (Like, back-in-August on time). And then there are the rest of us. If you're currently wondering how to get your holiday sho...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Essential Skin Care Tips For Winter

If I had my way, I'd stay inside all winter long. It's not that I don't appreciate the majesty of a snowfall, or the beauty of an icicle. I just can't stand how the cold weather affects my skin. I'd m...
By Carolyn Steber

9 Weird Skin Care Tools You Need This Winter

I know it's not an ideal way to spend the season, and yet I often feel like there's no other option but to stay inside all winter long. I take one look at snow and think "dry skin," and a single glanc...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Scientific Explanations For Your Weird Dreams

If you've ever woken from a scary dream about monsters, only to discover that your cat is climbing across your face, then you already know there are ways to explain your weird dreams. It seems the vis...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Makeup

If you're a makeup fan, then you likely have your beauty routine down to a science. I bet you have a foundation trick or two, as well a flawless eyeliner technique. But even the most skilled among us ...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong As A Houseguest

One of the best things about being a bonafide grownup is the noticeable increase in fancy parties and get-togethers. I'm talking about dinners at your friend's house, cocktail parties with the neighbo...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Things That Can Happen When You Don't Shampoo

When it comes to not washing your hair, there's pretty much an endless list of good and bad things that can happen. On the positive side, shampooing less often means moisturized strands, and way more ...
By Carolyn Steber

Your Best Career Paths, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

You look to your horoscope for advice on everything — from who to date, who to hook up with, and what you should do with your week ahead. But have you ever looked to your sign for career advice? Well,...
By Carolyn Steber

11 Signs You Might Be About To Lose Your Job

If you've ever been laid off or fired, then you likely picked up on some of the subtle signs you were about to lose your job. Or, maybe you didn't. In hindsight it certainly seems like it should have ...
By Carolyn Steber

13 Morning Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Day

Everyone has a morning routine to some degree. Maybe you wake up early and partake in a few healthy habits, or maybe you just sleepily tumble out the door. Whichever route is your MO, you may be wonde...
By Carolyn Steber