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.

Here's What You Should Be Careful Of This Thanksgiving, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Thanksgiving is going to be one big pile of joy for many of us. We get to reunite (hopefully in a happy manner!) with our relatives, feast on really good food, and celebrate a big seasonal get-together. But something even more intense will be…
By Crystal Duan

There's A Major Mercury Retrograde This Winter — Here's How It Will Affect Your Sign

As the seasons shift, so also do the stars – and as Venus in retrograde takes its final bow in messing with our love lives, another planet is beginning its journey backwards to take its place.That's right, folks — Mercury will begin its third…
By Crystal Duan

The November Full Moon Might Mess With Your Thanksgiving In 4 Major Ways

A full moon in Gemini is going to be simply delicious this turkey season. Are you ready for some great tableside chatter? That's right — the gobble gobble isn't just for the birds this season. Most people during the November 2018 full moon will feel…
By Crystal Duan

How To Make Your Work Life Less Stressful, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Having a balance between work and play is so essential in our day and age. The grind of a nine-to-five is stressful enough, but between all the responsibilities you must juggle and ways you have to take care of yourself, it's a wonder any of us have…
By Crystal Duan

What Season You Thrive In Most, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

As the year 2018 winds down and we transition through the fall, some of us may be feeling fatigued while others are feeling super rejuvenated.There may be a starry reason for all that — you may thrive in some seasons more than most, based on your…
By Crystal Duan

8 Adorable Things You Can Get Personalized On Amazon For Under $20

As the fall winds down, it's suddenly dawning upon a few of us who have accepted that, if Halloween is here, then that means the holidays are a few short months away. And what do we have this year for gift options? Maybe this year you're itching to…
By Crystal Duan

Meghan & Harry's Baby Will Likely Be One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

When news broke earlier this month that Meghan Markle is pregnant, the internet predictably had a field day. Here we now are, emotionally invested in Meghan's uterus and eagerly awaiting yet another adorable addition to the royal family. But how…
By Crystal Duan

What The Phase Of The Moon On Halloween Means For Your Sign

As Halloween approaches and we all have a spooky set of festivities lined up, are we noticing our moods can be a little haywire? Never fear — the stars are here to tell you what you'll be feeling on the night of the big spook. The phase of the moon…
By Crystal Duan

12 Things All LaCroix Fans Will Want To Buy Immediately

OK, no matter what misgivings you might have had when you first heard of it, you gotta admit — LaCroix has a great aesthetic that only enhances its taste. The blended rainbow colors make for a dazzling combination of prettiness — and the good news…
By Crystal Duan

9 Adorable Items That Dog Lovers Will Obsess Over

If you can't get enough of seeing cute puppies on your Instagram feed, there is a way to take the fandom one step further. Behold: one of our favorite shopping destinations has everything we could need to honor our dog-loving obsessions. As a…
By Crystal Duan

How Your Main Priority Will Shift Over Time, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Each of us was blessed with a specific sign in this lifetime for a reason — you could say your zodiac sign is a symbol representing what your soul values. However, as you grow older, your zodiac sign's priorities do shift over time. A Capricorn, who…
By Crystal Duan

The One Kind Of Plan You Should Avoid Making This Month, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

October begins with a bang — it's still the thick of Libra season, so everyone is striving for balance in their lives and looking for a way to fit into their community during this time. But regardless, October will not let us rest this month, not if…
By Crystal Duan

7 Personalized Things Grown-Up Disney Fans Can Get From The Disney Store

The Disney Store is a place of magic. Only here can you unleash your inner child, letting it roam about this mystical shop, gaping at all of the wonderful gifts a person could ever ask for — and you'll be happy to know the fun can only get a little…
By Crystal Duan

9 Mugs To Buy If You're Obsessed With Fall

We all know the fall season doesn't just bring warmer, chic coats or pretty leaf scenery — it also brings lots of hot flavorful drinks. Nothing can spice up a cool autumn night like enjoying a homemade pumpkin spice latte or a mulled cider made just…
By Crystal Duan

9 Disney Princess-Themed Halloween Decorations You Need This Year

Ah, I get so excited every year when stores (the cyber kind and the real kind) start putting out their Halloween gear. That's what I consider the start of the best holiday season — the perfect time of year for us mega-Halloween stans to celebrate…
By Crystal Duan

6 Game-Changing Items Trader Joe’s Dropped In September

On any given day of any given month on any given ear, my favorite grocery store Trader Joe's can easily take a good part of my bank account. Every time I get bogged down during the week, I perk up at the thought of making my weekly (OK, it's more…
By Crystal Duan

How To Get Out Of Your Own Head, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Sometimes the outside world can be stressful, and even the best of us extroverts can't stand it out here. So instead, we retreat to our most comfortable spots — inside our heads. And while introspection can be a useful tool, sometimes it can get you…
By Crystal Duan

Bath & Body Works Dropped A Ton Of Spooky Scents For Halloween

October can't come fast enough — not only does it mean that autumn will finally be in full swing, but it's also the same month as the spookiest time of year. Are you ready for Halloween? Luckily, whether you are or not, stores are preparing…
By Crystal Duan

9 Pickled Things You Should Order On The Internet If You're A Real Pickle Fan

Some of our favorite foods are sweet. Some are salty. Others are sour. And then some are.. all of the above? How would that be possible? If you haven't had your initiation yet, welcome to the world of unusual pickled foods, where your taste buds…
By Crystal Duan

7 Lyrics About Autumn That Are Perfect For Your Instagram Captions

If you haven't fallen in love with fall yet, there are plenty of ways you can adjust to the new season. You can indulge in pumpkin spice latte products, look for the perfect pair of fall boots, break out your cold-weather wardrobe — and listen to…
By Crystal Duan