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Google Image Search Can Help You Shop For Clothes Now, Too

It's 2017, so anything is possible on the tech front. Case in point: what if Google and Pinterest had a love child? Well, no surprise here — it's now a beautiful reality. On April 13, Google launched...
By Kelsey Nguyen

The Best/Worst Viral Beauty Trends of 2017 So Far

No one is safe nowadays. A lunch break Facebook scroll seems innocent at first — and then, it strikes. It's yet another beauty trend video, but this time around, dripping in pure clickbait and gimmick...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Products You Can Buy To Piss Off Trump

In an age of extremely fake news and very real witch hunts, there are a lot of people who are anti-Trump. As in, Donald J. Trump — purveyor of taste and the iconic orange shade that suspiciously resem...
By Kelsey Nguyen

Karlie Kloss' Kode With Klossy Program Is Expanding

Karlie Kloss reigns supreme as one of the most successful models in the world, but fashion is only one aspect of her successful career. Kloss' work in coding is a big part of her life as well, and it'...
By Kelsey Nguyen

This Cafe Only Hires Women Who Don't Wear Makeup

You've heard of cat and maid cafes in Japan, but what about no-makeup cafes? Naturalia — which first opened in 2015 in Sapporo — is touting itself as a "natural face girls cafe". The gist: they only h...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Crystal-Infused Beauty Products

Miranda Kerr sleeps with them. Victoria Beckham travels with them. And once, Spencer Pratt dropped $500k on them — then ended up with $203 in his bank account (a relatable event, really). They're Holl...
By Kelsey Nguyen

A Love Letter To My Converse

Step one: tell friends you still own the same pair of Converse Chuck Taylors from seventh grade. Step two: experience reactions of confusion, disbelief, and fear. Step three: continue to wear said pai...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Stunning Eye Makeup Trends For 2017

Scenario: three months into the new year and you've found yourself in a makeup rut. Your standard daytime smokey eye feels monotonous, winged liner uninspiring and lips have been shellacked in the sam...
By Kelsey Nguyen

9 Products I Use When I Want To Treat Myself

As a devout follower of the Church of Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle, I take the "Treat Yo Self" mantra very seriously — and by seriously, I essentially mean indulging 365 days a year (my friends: "Bu...
By Kelsey Nguyen

What To Wear To Coachella This Year

Another year, another April where I will be terribly Coachella-deprived. Though I will not get to experience an existential crisis seeing Allah-Las live, I can settle for the next best alternative: pr...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Cool New Sunscreens For Musical Festivals

In the magical universe of music festivals, it is easy to forget about this little concept called "reality." It makes sense, after — when you are experiencing your Spotify playlists in the living fles...
By Kelsey Nguyen

Lena Dunham's New Tattoo Is Inspired By Rihanna

They say imitation is the most sincerest form of flattery — perhaps even moreso when it involves permanent body art. Lena Dunham unveiled her new chest tattoo on Instagram Thursday, revealing that she...
By Kelsey Nguyen

9 Hats To Wear To 2017 Music Festivals

PSA to future attendees of Coachella/Outside Lands/Bonnaroo/insert other cool music festival: please, for the sake of the sartorial world, leave the flower crowns at home. Naked tresses are no fun, bu...
By Kelsey Nguyen

9 Muslim Fashion Bloggers You Need To Know About

In 2015, Fortune called Muslim women the "next untapped fashion market". Since then, modest fashion have captured the sartorial world by storm — Mango dropped a Ramadan capsule collection, models are ...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Most Controversial Oscar Gowns

Give me the Oscars over the Super Bowl any day. I mean, wouldn't you rather sob over acceptance speeches and live Tweet your rage when your favorite film gets snubbed? Not to mention, Oscars red carpe...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Things 'Gossip Girl' Influenced You To Buy

Once upon a time, Monday nights meant one important ritual: abandoning all life priorities and tuning into Gossip Girl. If you too worshipped the religion of Gossip Girl, then you would understand its...
By Kelsey Nguyen

5 Things That Happened At Kylie's NYC Pop-Up

Freezing to death in the name of lipstick? Sleeping on sidewalks? General madness? Blame everything on Kylie Jenner — or to be more specific, the opening of the Kylie Shop NYC pop-up. NYC is already t...
By Kelsey Nguyen

All Of Taylor Swift's Grammys Outfits

Believe it or not, Taylor Swift was not born into instant glamour and glitz. Before playing covergirl for Vogue and forming the ultimate #SquadGoals, she was just another small-town songstress with bi...
By Kelsey Nguyen

Cleanser Comes In Powder Form Now

Real talk: you truly haven't lived until your liquid face cleanser explodes in your luggage mid-flight and makes you question what you did to deserve this kind of cruel punishment. But leakage no more...
By Kelsey Nguyen

11 Beauty Products The Internet Will Love In 2017

It's January. You're probably coated in remnants of glitter and plotting ways to make your New Year's Resolutions a reality. Realizing that you still have unspent cash and a makeup cabinet to fill. An...
By Kelsey Nguyen