Maria is a born and raised New Yorker, though with her love of farm-fresh food and sprawling mountains, you’d never know it. She’s got a nasty case of wanderlust, but she still has loads of room left in her heart for things that are safe and comfortable, like knitting, tea, and corgi gifs.

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29 Random But Brilliant Products Most Added To…

Whenever I have some extra money lying around, I’m always looking for the weirdest gadgets and products that make life better. Which usually means any surplus income goes straight to genius products o...
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The 9 Best Kegel Balls For Women

The vagina is insanely durable. The fact that it can pass a watermelon-sized object (aka, a baby) and still retain its shape is impressive all on its own. However strong it is, though, the best kegel ...
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The 8 Best Anal Sex Toys For Beginners, According To An Expert

If your high school sex-ed experience was anything like mine, it was just informative enough to render all the barely-pubescent kids utterly confused. Most topics were kept vague, and some were skippe...
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21 Clever Products You Won’t Believe You've Never Heard Of

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8 Lip Scrubs That'll Whip Chapped Lips Into Shape

For the longest time, I thought I was the type of person who just couldn't "pull off" lipstick. It always looked dry and flaky no matter what brand I used, and I had no idea that a great lip scrub was...
By Maria Cassano

7 Natural Teeth Whiteners For A Brighter Smile

Combine first kisses, a mouth full of metal, and your average middle schooler's insecurities, and you've got a recipe ripe for dental health obsession. At least, that's when mine started. I became sup...
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9 Vegan Bath Bombs For Guilt-Free Bath Time Bliss

I've been obsessed with bath bombs since I was old enough to keep my head above water (without one of those toddler bath seats). Back then, though, I wasn't concerned about the ingredients list, or wh...
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20 Brilliant Self-Care Products Reddit Users Swear By

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21 Surprising Products Recommended By Dermatologists

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35 Bizarre But Brilliant Products To Buy On Amazon

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The 7 Best Hair Masks For Healthy & Defined Curls

Curly hair types tend to be more vulnerable to dryness, frizz, and breakage — but giving them a little extra TLC can go a long way. Luckily, the best hair masks for curly hair can work wonders on eve...
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11 Front Closure Bras That Were Made For Big Boobs

The older I get, the more I seem to value convenience. As far as I'm concerned, voice-activated gadgets are always superior, heels are all but obsolete on weekdays, and every larger chested person sho...
By Maria Cassano

The 9 Best Sex Handcuffs For Couples

So you're looking to get into some light bondage, and you're not all too sure where to start. Well, I went down the rabbit hole of sex handcuffs for couples to help figure it out — and let me tell you...
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22 Brilliant Products With A Cult Following On Amazon

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How To Reduce Stress With 19 Surprisingly…

Adult life is hard, and everyday stresses affect us more than we realize. It's incredibly important to have an arsenal of healthy ways to relieve stress and ease your mind that you can rely on when th...
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21 Gifts For Men That Are Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

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11 Hygiene Mistakes Women Make & The Products That Can Help

When you were growing up, your parents probably pointed out all your common hygiene mistakes. Odds are they told you to get the dirt out from underneath your fingernails, clean behind your ears, and t...
By Maria Cassano

The 9 Best Sex Toys For Female Masturbation

The conversation surrounding female masturbation has thankfully undergone a huge, positive transformation in the last century, and so has the way we talk about the sex toys for women. We've come a lon...
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12 Bras For D Cups That Are Comfortable & Cute

In theory, a bra is a pretty simple thing. It's two cups and a few straps that are meant to keep a woman's chest comfy and supported. In reality, though, that's not the case — the construction of bras...
By Maria Cassano

21 Practical Products Every Messy Person Needs

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30 Beauty Products YouTube Vloggers Swear By

I genuinely don't know how I did anything before YouTube. From cooking to crafting an Adventure Time Marceline ax out of building styrofoam (that happened once), the tutorials on there are incredible....
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Plus Size Bras For Small Cup Sizes

I love bra and lingerie shopping, but then again, I lucked out. Right after puberty, I happened to have a friend who worked for Victoria’s Secret. She gave me a free professional fitting, and that was...
By Maria Cassano

9 Weird But Innovative Underwear On Amazon

If your family is anything like mine, then underwear is the go-to fallback gift idea for all birthdays and holidays. After all, you can never have enough of something that takes a constant beating, ne...
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35 Cult Beauty Products Reddit Users Swear By

Reddit is like the Wikipedia of online forums. You might not be able use it as a viable source for a research paper, but you can get one hell of an education from it. There are tons of forums and subs...
By Maria Cassano

15 Brilliant & Trending Korean Skin Care Products

I’m always insanely interested in the makeup and skincare trends that are going on in other countries, and this is especially true for the best Korean beauty products that are trending at the moment. ...
By Maria Cassano

8 Dermatologist Recommended Natural Acne Fixes

When it comes to my favorite beauty topics, anything with the words “all natural” thrills me like nothing else, and that includes the best all-natural acne solutions. I truly, firmly believe that most...
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17 Uniquely Sexy Gifts For Your Partner

There are gifts for your partner, and then there are gifts for your partner. Staples from her favorite makeup line or that new cologne he’s had his eye on are all well and good, but whether you’re new...
By Maria Cassano

12 Weird Skin Products Invented By Dermatologists

When it comes to your complexion, the general consensus from magazines on what you should and shouldn’t do is always changing. Trending ingredients come in and out, and all the while you’re left stand...
By Maria Cassano

25 Weird But Brilliant Trending Gifts For Parents

My parents might just be the coolest people I know. Granted, this is coming from a girl who knits and listens almost exclusively to dead musicians, but both my mom and my dad are ridiculously funny, u...
By Maria Cassano

13 Cooler Alternatives To Boring Gifts

Gifter's block: not unlike writer’s block, this pesky problem happens when you’ve got a tight deadline (like a housewarming party that’s an hour away) and zero gift ideas. Out of desperation, you reac...
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I Tried 8 Posture Bras To See Which Ones Worked

I wore a backpack over one shoulder all throughout high school and college, I look at the ground while I walk, I work almost exclusively from a computer, and I’m four foot eleven (so I get used as an ...
By Maria Cassano

8 Sex Toys Invented By Women For Women

Let's be honest: As great as sex can be, sometimes all you want to do is hang out in bed and make yourself feel good, all in the comfort of your own home. While shopping for your personal pleasure can...
By Maria Cassano

20 Amazing Gifts That Look Expensive, But Aren't

It happened, guys. Seemingly overnight, your friend group went from the type of people who drink Natty Light in the woods to the type of people who throw swanky dinner parties. Consequently, you quick...
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15 Genius Items For The Hypochondriac

I’m not a germophobe. Actually, I’m pretty much the exact opposite. I’m of the belief that the human body needs certain microorganisms in order to function at peak health. That being said, there are a...
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40 Weird But Brilliant Gifts Trending On Amazon

If there’s anything I’ve learned while lurking around Amazon’s popular purchases, it’s that people buy some really weird stuff. It takes time to pick out the bizarre trending items that are actually b...
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20 Weird Products For Allergy Sufferers That Work

Allergies feel a whole lot like getting sick, although in some aspects, it’s even worse. Allergies are caused by a hypersensitivity of the immune system to something that’s actually quite harmless, bu...
By Maria Cassano

21 Best Things To Buy On Amazon $30 & Under

If I had to guess, I’d say I receive at least three shipments from Amazon every single week. In addition to purchasing all my toiletries, housewares, and holiday gifts, I’ve worked closely alongside A...
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12 Weird But Useful Overnight Beauty Products

Whether you take any opportunity you can to nap, or think snoozing through the night is just a giant waste of time, sleep is just one of those things that everyone needs to do sooner or later. If you'...
By Maria Cassano

12 Genius Bathroom Accessories You Need Right Now

The bathroom — arguably one of the most useful (yet severely underrated) rooms in your whole house. Sure, you’ve got the toilet and the bath tub, but there are also products your bathroom actually nee...
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8 Products To Fix These Super Common Hair Mistakes

When it comes to health and beauty advice, I’m pretty good about following recommendations from specialists — until it comes to my hair. The most common hair washing mistakes are difficult for me to a...
By Maria Cassano