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.
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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

12 Millennial Pink Gifts For Mother's Day That Will Make Your Mom An Instagram Queen

Moms are the absolute best — where would we be without them to remind us to take our vitamins, let us flock back to the nest when we need it every so often, and offer their tough love advice when we're crying about anything from love to careers to ge…
By Crystal Duan

13 Fancy Mother's Day Gifts That Are All Under $25

We're all slightly broke millennials these days, so it's understandable most of us are not exactly rolling in dough when the holidays roll around. So it's totally understandable if you're panicking re: what to get your mom this May 13 as you check yo…
By Crystal Duan

This Is The BEST Month To Take Your Next Vacation, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

It's a bit of a harsh winter right now, and vacation is probably on everyone's mind. But when should you actually get off your butt and get out there? There are actually certain months of the year that are better for you to travel, based on your zodi…
By Crystal Duan

How To Celebrate Meghan & Harry's Wedding, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

The good news is another royal wedding is happening on May 19. In just a few weeks, Meghan Markle, who we in the States know as the queen of Suits/our hearts, sniff, will be a princess (well, close to one — IT COUNTS, right?) as she marries Prince Ha…
By Crystal Duan

The Best Way To Handle A Disagreement With Your Boss, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Conflict can be tough at the best of times, but when you disagree with your boss… well, that can feel like a whole new level of drama. But as hard as workplace disagreements can be, especially for people with conflict anxiety, we promise you that avo…
By Crystal Duan

The Easy Thing You Can Do To Feel More Confident At Work, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Sometimes it doesn't matter if it's the start of the day or the end of the week (or even just Hump Day), work can leave you feeling stressed and insecure AF. Perhaps your boss gave you some critical feedback on a recent project, or a coworker threw s…
By Crystal Duan

12 Things To Name Your Pet That Are So '90s It Hurts

It's no secret that naming your pet is already a stressful endeavor. Once you name them something, that name is positively theirs for life! That's what you're going to be yelling for a long time, and it's every bit as much a reflection on you as it i…
By Crystal Duan

This Is The Type Of Nightmare You're Most Likely To Have, Based On Your Sign

We are all capable of having really disturbing, strange dreams from time to time. As 2018 gets crazier, the outside world is a surefire guarantee that your subconscious is going to mirror it. If your night terrors are puzzling you, there actually may…
By Crystal Duan

These 6 Signs Are WAY More Likely To Be Cat People

Astrologically, the stars can tell us a lot about how we handle things. But something you may not realize is they can also indicate why you're so darn obsessed with particular animals. Yes, all pets are honestly equally lovable and completely adorabl…
By Crystal Duan

The One Thing You Should Do When Asking For A Raise, Based On Your Sign

The ability to ask for what you deserve is something many of us have struggled with. Each of us has our insecurities and doubts to wrestle with, especially when it comes to workplace woes. And while there is plenty of solid advice for things you shou…
By Crystal Duan

Every Zodiac Sign Has An Element — Here's Why You Need To Pay Attention To Yours

We all love finding out more about our sun signs, but astrology can be more than just reading your horoscope for the day. There are also reasons why you should pay attention to the element of your zodiac sign, particularly when it comes to self-impro…
By Crystal Duan

Here's What It Means If You & Your Partner Have The Same Zodiac Sign

The stars can influence a lot of our aesthetic choices and approaches to life, with everything from our favorite drinks to our self-care routines being fair game for analysis. Therefore, it's not too much of a stretch to assume astrology can influenc…
By Crystal Duan

The Internet Famous Drink You Should Try, Based On Your Sign

Chances are if you're a human on the internet, you've seen a lot of coverage on viral drinks. But which one, you lament, should you try? There are so many out there. The stars may have your answer for even this! It turns out, there are actually cert…
By Crystal Duan

The One Thing That's Most Likely To Keep You Up At Night, Based On Your Sign

We all love our beauty Z's, but we don't always get to have as many as you like. If you had a stressful Pisces season — as I know a lot of us did — you may feel extra tired and short on sleep as you play catch up during the revitalizing Aries season.…
By Crystal Duan

13 Unusual Desserts You Can Only Get At Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is pretty much a haven for tasty food and feel-good vibes all around. What millennial hasn't felt a little more fulfilled after they leave with a bag full of tasty snacks and easy meals? The post-dindin treats can also be a real treat. …
By Crystal Duan