Crystal Duan
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Crystal Duan is a West Coast-raised, Midwest-bred writer based in Los Angeles. She has a weakness for Pad Se Ew, hot cheetos and philosophical memes. You can find her on Twitter probably posting about politics or her shameless love of Nickelback.

The New Moon In July Will Affect Everyone, But These 4 Signs Will Get Off Easy

"Cancer season," as the era of late June to mid-July is known, may be an emotional time for many of us here on Earth. The fourth sign of the zodiac is the sign of the house and home that has us naturally reflecting on what comfort means to us during …
By Crystal Duan

11 Last-Minute Ideas For Your Fourth Of July Instagram Caption

Let's face it — a lot of famous people have said things about freedom, independence, liberty, and all that jazz, even when they aren't celebrating Fourth of July. It can get overwhelming to think about. For a country that's comparatively pretty young…
By Crystal Duan

16 Creative Fourth Of July-Themed Song Lyrics To Use For Your Instagram Captions

Happy birthday, America! Whether you're decking out your annual flag-striped dress or breaking out a cool new flag pool float, there are a lot of ways to feel a little more patriotic this Fourth of July. Certainly you can use song (and a decent amoun…
By Crystal Duan

The One Thing You Should Do Before Bed To Relax, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Having a nighttime routine to wind down after a long day is so essential. Work is stressful enough, but you can get tripped out from overstimulation and trying to do so many things at once — between social media and paying your bills and keeping up w…
By Crystal Duan

Here's The One Thing You Should Be Cautious About In July, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Happy Cancer season! While summer gets underway and everyone's relaxing (beach season is good for that), it's important to remember we mere mortals can sometimes be too careless with our hearts, bank accounts, and perspectives. But July 2018's horosc…
By Crystal Duan

The One Little Thing That Is Most Likely To Get Under Your Skin, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Everyone has certain pet peeves that can make them grumpier. Some can't handle not being in control, while others balk at too much responsibility. Some people are sensitive to loud noises, while others stress out at the silence. As a species, the hum…
By Crystal Duan

The BFF Getaway You Should Go On This Summer, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Summer's arriving in full swing, prompting dreams of vacations for all. And if travel's been on your mind, more than likely your finances have, too. There's an excellent way to keep your piggy bank in tact, though: take your bestie with you. If you'r…
By Crystal Duan

11 Millennial Pink Accessories You Need For The Beach This Summer

Getting out and having fun in the sun is something those of us stuck in seasonal climates have been looking forward to all year, and now that summer is here, it's officially the season of glorious pool trips and sun bathing galore. If you want to do …
By Crystal Duan

The Best Summer Instagram Caption For You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Hopefully our 'gram games haven't slowed down as the months have gone on. It seems like half a second ago we were taking selfies with winter lights and musing over various pun versions of "ho ho snow," for our holiday captions. Now that the season ha…
By Crystal Duan

15 Out-Of-The-Box Planter Ideas That Will Make Your Apartment Look Super Unique

As the seasons change, your love for plants is likely staying the same. But the average plant parent these days may need a spicing up of their plant holders. After all, as we're shedding our winter coats, isn't it also reasonable to think our plant b…
By Crystal Duan

12 Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas That Are Still Thoughtful & Personal

Many of us are perhaps scurrying for the past sorts of last-minute Father's Day gift ideas for this year, but never fear — you're far from alone in this struggle. Parents in general are notoriously hard to shop for. After all, your 'rents are savvy a…
By Crystal Duan

14 Thoughtful Father's Day Gifts You Can Buy At Target

Father's Day is coming up on us fast — are you ready to bestow your latest gift onto Dad, preferably while braving as few dad jokes as possible? You may be stressing out about what to buy for the man who comes first in so many of our hearts — so natu…
By Crystal Duan

15 Relatable Quotes About Wine That Are Perfect For Instagram Captions

If you've found yourself on this article, odds are you're a fan of wine. And why shouldn't you be? Not only is it tasty, but drinking it in moderation can actually have some great health benefits. There's plenty to love about your glass of vino — so …
By Crystal Duan

Trader Joe's Just Dropped A Bunch Of New Items That Are Perfect For Summer Picnics

As summer approaches, remember that it's not just ~Gemini season~ — it's also picnic season. When you're not soaking up rays by the pool, frolicking in the ocean at the beach or taking awesome road trips down sunlit roads, you might be at the park, b…
By Crystal Duan

12 Trader Joe's Bakery Items That Take Dessert To The Next Level

It's no secret that Trader Joe's is a fan favorite in terms of grocery stores. Official stats reflect that we millennials know this. Studies cited in Retail Wire show that TJ's has a brand strength on par with big-name brands like Apple, Nike, Facebo…
By Crystal Duan

Here's How The Energy From The Royal Wedding Will Affect Your Sign On May 19

You're probably way stoked for the royal wedding — if only it wasn't so early, OMG. If you're somehow awake when Meghan and Harry kiss happily ever after at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle starting at 7 a.m. EST, 4 a.m. PST., you may be wonderin…
By Crystal Duan

13 Royal Wedding Instagram Captions To Help You Celebrate Meghan & Harry's Big Day

It's a given that many of us are super, super happy for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal romance as they tie the knot this May 19. So in the meantime, we gotta remember to keep our Instagram captions on fleek for the special day — hence, these …
By Crystal Duan

Why It's Especially Fitting That Meghan & Harry's Wedding Is In Taurus Season

All of the true romantics knew April showers would bring May flowers — that is, for a wedding. Which wedding do I mean? The wedding of the year, of course, as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to tie the knot on May 19 at St George's Chapel at W…
By Crystal Duan

14 Mother's Day Gifts For Moms Who Love Tea

Personally, I used to get stressed about Mother's Day because I could never tell what my mom would like. Then I noticed she had a propensity for drinking tea, and the answer to my prayers lit up all future months of May for me. She's a tea lover! Tea…
By Crystal Duan

How You Should Surprise Your Mom On Mother's Day, Based On Her Sign

Sometimes I'm the creepy chick who stays up thinking about how my mom just knew what zodiac sign I was going to be before I was born and why she picked that. I also actively think about how compatible we are based on our two signs (a Capricorn and a …
By Crystal Duan