Sam Escobar is the Senior Commerce Editor of Bustle. In addition to being the former Beauty Editor of Good Housekeeping, they have written for Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Brooklyn Magazine, and The Observer. Yes, they are Latinx. No, they are not related to that Escobar.

The Best Lingerie To Wear On Your Wedding Day

If you're getting married soon, you have probably been doing a whole lot of planning (unless you're one of those super easygoing folks, in which case I am very jealous of your laid back lifestyle). One of the biggest choices most brides make is what…
By Sam Escobar

The 14 Warmest Pairs Of Socks You Need For Winter

If there's any big fashion lesson my mom instilled in me when I was growing up in snowy Syracuse, NY, it was the importance of wearing a good pair of socks. Protecting your feet from the freezing wetness of wintry weather is so important, so…
By Sam Escobar

7 Powerful Blow Dryers That Quickly Dry Thick Hair

Every time I would head to the salon as a kid, the stylist would run their fingers through my hair and exclaim, "It's so thick!" Though I knew they were saying it as a compliment, I couldn't help but get frustrated with my big mane — it was so hard…
By Sam Escobar

13 Genius 'Shark Tank' Products You Actually Need

I will be totally honest with you: I am 100 percent obsessed with Shark Tank. My best friend and I can recount reactions from the judges verbatim regarding specific products — and just this past weekend, I watched 10 straight hours of the show…
By Sam Escobar

The 8 Best Winter Gloves You Can Text In

As someone who grew up in Syracuse, NY, I consider myself pretty well-adjusted to the cold. (You would be, too, if you had to trick-or-treat in snow pants every few Halloweens.) That said, times have changed since I was a little kid who chose…
By Sam Escobar

The Best Makeup Organizers For Your Countertop

Anyone who's ever been to my apartment knows that I'm completely in love with beauty products, from hairsprays to nail polishes to every eye palette ever. Naturally, this leads to a lot of clutter, particularly in my precious bathroom space (I live…
By Sam Escobar

What Bras Should You Wear Under Sheer Tops?

Sheer tops have continuously been a staple for many a fashion lover over the past several years. They instantly give a daring peek of lingerie to your look while adding a small dose of mystery to it. But there's one question that countless…
By Sam Escobar

The Best Jeans For Your Favorite Winter Shoes

It's that time of year again, where all the trees are bare and the temperature is constantly dropping. While the increasingly cold and unfriendly forecast is just a fact of the season, there is one big upside: cold weather fashion. From fuzzy…
By Sam Escobar

The Too Faced Peach Palette You Need Right Now

If you're totally obsessed with makeup palettes, then you have undoubtedly seen the beauty world become enamored with a certain mix of peachy pinks, sultry purples, and striking browns. That's right: I'm talking about Too Faced's famous Sweet Peach…
By Sam Escobar

Last Minute White Elephant Gifts That Can Ship Overnight

Listen, we have all been there. It's just a day or two prior to the White Elephant exchange (or Secret Santa, or Elfster — whatever you folks do) that you signed up for weeks ago, and you do not have a present still. It's not for lack of trying, you…
By Sam Escobar & Sam Escobar

Bras That Close In The Front

Finding the right bra that solves your boobs' unique needs can be absolutely wonderful. But even on some of the best bras, putting them on and taking them off can be a bit of a hassle — especially when you're in a hurry (for whatever reason that may…
By Sam Escobar

21 Brilliant Stocking Stuffers For Beauty Lovers

Let's be honest: of all the presents you can buy for the holidays, stocking stuffers are the most fun. They typically don't cost all that much, you can have lots of fun picking them out, and there are so many possible combos depending on the…
By Sam Escobar

All The Best Urban Decay Products On Sephora

As someone who's obsessively looked at Sephora's site since the mid-'00s, I think it's safe to say I am a serious beauty lover. And on top of my never-ending collecting (a.k.a. hoarding) of makeup, hair care, and skin care products, I was also a…
By Sam Escobar

7 Shoes Like Rihanna's Fenty x Puma Creepers

In case you haven't heard, everyone is completely obsessed with the Rihanna Fenty x Puma velvet creepers. Not only are they designed by one of the world's most celebrated and beloved artists, they're also just a flat-out great looking shoe. But with…
By Sam Escobar

10 Pantone Greenery Products For Those Who Love The 2017 Color Of The Year

Just as they do every year, Pantone announced its pick for the hue that will be everywhere in the next 12 months. The choice is based on trends, culture, and even politics, giving you a sneak peek into what you'll be seeing all over your favorite…
By Sam Escobar & Sam Escobar

The Best Black Friday Deals On Appliances For Your Home

The New York apartment that I used to live in was literally across the street from a Wal-Mart. On every Black Friday, right around 4 A.M., you’d hear the store open. The employees would yell from megaphones and madness would ensue. I have good news,…
By Taylor Fuller & Sam Escobar

The Best Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals On Amazon

It's that time again: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The two days of the year when you are frantically trying to get your holiday shopping done — and probably do some for yourself, too — at a huge discount. Instead of braving the crowds (and massive…
By Taylor Fuller & Sam Escobar

15 Lacy Plus Size Bralettes That Are Cute And Comfortable

By Sam Escobar & Sam Escobar

How To Buy #ImStillWithHer Shirts

It happened: Donald Trump was elected as the President of the United States. Many people are feeling scared, anxious, hopeless, and angry — all of which are understandable feelings, and you have every right to have those emotions acknowledged and…
By Sam Escobar

12 Pro-Choice Shirts, Buttons, And Stickers

On a week like this one, it is more important than ever to reaffirm your beliefs on policy and human rights. In all likelihood, reproductive rights will be even further under attack in the next couple years, so it is urgent to provide a loud, clear…
By Sam Escobar