Deanna Pai
Writer, editor, reader, shameless jaywalker.

7 Amazing Walmart Beauty Finds That Will Speed Up Your Morning Routine

Maybe happy hour turned into happy hours. (Oops.) Or maybe you somehow turned off all three of your alarms in your sleep. (Hey, it happens.) Whatever your reason for waking up late in the AM, the stressed-out, I'm-definitely-late feeling is always…
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7 Best Summer Skin Care Products on Walmart.com

Summer may be all about long weekends and afternoons at the beach, but there’s a sneaky downside: All those clear skies and good vibes come with some serious consequences for your skin. The worst (and most common) offender is UV damage from all that…
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7 Women Share The One Hair Product They Can't Live Without

Think back to your most recent great-hair day. (If it's happening right now, drop what you're doing and make plans for tonight, STAT.) They really can turn everything around, because when your hair is on point, you tend to feel an extra boost of…
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10 Ways To Embrace Your Natural Hair Texture This Summer

Between long weekends, barbecues, and entire afternoons spent lounging by a pool, there's no better season than summer. It's the time of year when you kick back and relax — and that goes for beauty routines, too. If your usual hair regimen takes up…
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8 Unexpected Ways To Live A More Natural Lifestyle

Some not-so-breaking news: Natural beauty is here to stay. And for that, we can thank all the beautiful, natural formulas that are a) super effective and b) easier than ever to find, unlike most of their predecessors. Chances are that, by now, you…
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We Transformed 5 People Into Their Most Extra Selves

Makeup is all about enhancing your favorite qualities and looking like the best version of you. For some people, that can involve full, feathery brows and bold lips. For others, it can mean going all out with sculpted cheekbones, out-to-there winged…
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How To Get Your Healthiest, Softest Hair Yet

Hair has the endurance of your average marathoner. Just consider how much stress we put it through on a regular basis, from wrangling it with a straightening iron, to blow-drying it at the highest heat possible, to washing it with harsh shampoos…
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6 Head-To-Toe Gentle Cleansing Tips

Spring is (hopefully) en route, which means you're probably coming to the annual realization that you can no longer hide beneath your cute beanie or giant sweater. As soon as the puffy coats go into retirement, skin and hair get their time in the…
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How To Calm Your Skin and Scalp When They're Freaking Out

Every once in a while — or more often, depending on your luck and lifestyle — your skin may throw a toddler-level tantrum. That includes the skin on your scalp too, an area that's even more vulnerable to this sort of thing. (You're not exactly…
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How To Decode Foundation Shopping And Find Your New Shade

Finding a great foundation — especially one in a shade that actually matches — can seem like it's on par with solving calculus problems or doing your taxes in terms of difficulty. It's an almost universal experience: You think you find the right…
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How To Apply 5 Foundation Formulas For Every Occasion

Going out without foundation can feel like leaving your wallet, keys, and back-up phone charger at home. Because while we love a day of no makeup, foundation's ability to smooth skin, even tone, and conceal zits and redness is unbeatable. It's…
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How To Decode A Skin-Care Ingredient List

That new, already-sold-out moisturizer might look bomb on your bathroom shelf — and in your obligatory Insta pic — but what's going on with the actual formula inside that trendy packaging? The latest buzzworthy beauty products may sound dreamy,…
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How To Actually Wear 7 Spring Beauty Trends IRL

Spring can't come soon enough. As soon as the temperatures start to creep up and the sun takes a little bit longer to set, you get the feeling that it's about to make its glorious entrance. You know the drill: Throw the rosé in the fridge! Dig out…
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How To Keep A Healthy Glow All Year Long

If you made a resolution for the new year, join the club. And if you already can't recall what, exactly, that resolution was...well, you're only human. It's not like you can just snap your fingers and suddenly turn into an early bird, or a gym rat,…
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These 8 Products Will Get Your Skin Red-Carpet Ready

There’s one thing you can always count on during red-carpet season, and that’s plenty of beauty inspo. Whether the eyeshadows are popping or the lips are coated in glitter, every look tends has one commonality: beautiful skin. But for those of us…
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9 Beauty Must-Haves To Prep For Any Holiday Party

Oh, the weather outside is frightful...but that doesn't really matter, because you'll be indoors having a night to remember at your BFF's annual holiday party. A festive get-together — whether it's with your fam, your best friends, or even your work…
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5 Fun Gifts for the Rosé All Day'er

You can guzzle rosé — or slurp frosé, if it's sweltering outside — with the best of 'em. But even so, you can barely keep up with your most down-for-whatever friend. You know the one: She's always game for happy hour (who cares if it's a Monday?)…
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5 Gift Ideas for Your Insta-Famous Friend

Okay, so maybe your friend isn't quite an influencer — yet. All you know is that you, as well as the rest of her followers, can always count on her to post the most double-tap-worthy pics. Your BFF has radar for what everyone is going to want (that…
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5 Travel-Friendly Gifts for the Frequent Weekender

Imagine packing...and then unpacking...and then packing again. Woof. Traveling 24/7 can be a tad stressful. (Let's not get started on the ordeal that is digging liquids out of your bag in the security line.) So if your friend is always on the road —…
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5 Thoughtful Gifts for Your Fanciest Friend

The biggest holiday mystery is definitely figuring out what to get for your fancy BFF. She’s the one who’s always up on the latest and greatest. She’s the first to know about — and get her hands on — just about everything. And you can always rely on…
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