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These Women Are Breaking Boundaries In STEM, And Their Stories Will Inspire You

For too long, the world of STEM — shorthand for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math — was considered a space for men, and men alone. And while some female pioneers have certainly been paving the way for years, it's only in recent decades that …
By Bustle Studios
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Four Female Artists Who Are Inspiring the Next Generation of Creators

Filters and social media settings make it easy for anyone to pretend they’re an artist. But let’s be real: Unless we’re talking about a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich, creating something that we’re proud of is really difficult! And it doesn't end t…
By Erin Kelly
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Meet 3 Women Who Are Redefining Sustainable Living In 2018

A decade ago, the definition of "sustainable living" was simple. It meant you recycled when it was convenient, turned the light off when you left a room, and maybe kept a few reusable shopping bags in your car. A few years before that, the phrase as …
By Bustle Studios
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5 Steps To Take If You're Ready For A Serious, Adult Relationship

Dating can be many things, but it's always complicated — and not necessarily in a bad way. Whether you view it as a fun way to pass the time or as a means to achieve your lifelong love goals, the dating process is nuanced and complex every step of th…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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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 conf…
By Deanna Pai
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8 Moments From THE AFFAIR That Prove It's One Of TV's Biggest Emotional Rollercoasters

Rollercoasters are a funny thing. There are some that you avoid at all costs, and some that you keep getting back in line for, even when you're still dizzy from the last wild ride. The same goes for thrill rides of the emotional variety, especially …
By Bustle Studios
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5 Couples Get Honest About Pubic Hair

"What do you do?" "Where are you from?" "How do you prefer your pubic hair?" If you're breaking the ice with a near-stranger, some questions are considered more appropriate than others. But in the pursuit of journalism (and also because I'm an incred…
By Lexi Novak
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This New Bikini Trimmer Changed My Shower Game

Just like I've gone through many phases with the hair on my head (chopped way too short, flat-ironed to oblivion, overgrown), I've also gone through phases with my bikini-area hair. There was a very exhausting (and pricey) stretch during which I waxe…
By Lexi Novak
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Take A Power Walk With The Founders Of Havenly, Entrepreneur Sisters Who Are Defying The Odds Every Day

Ready for a wild statistic? Only 2.2 percent of venture capitalist funding goes to female-owned businesses. While it’s more than the 1.9 percent of venture funding female founders were granted in 2016, it still pales in comparison to the 79 percent a…
By Erin Kelly
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This Busy Mom's Advice About Me Time Is So Spot-On

If there's one thing in this world that I'll always protect with the fierceness of a lion, it's my me time. I'm an expert at fully leaning into every last hour, minute, or second that isn't reserved for running errands or tackling to-do list items. S…
By Allison Berry
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Target Just Dropped A Mickey Mouse Collab — Here's Proof That It's Not Just For Kids

No matter if you personally identify as a Disney fanatic or if you're a more casual observer of pop culture happenings, I'm willing to bet you can't help but feel a hefty dose of joy any time you spot good ol' Mickey Mouse out in the wild. Being the …
By Allison Berry
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This Thrifting Expert Has Created *The Coolest* Home Out Of Secondhand Finds

To travel blogger Liz Kamarul, not knowing exactly what you're looking for until you find it is part of the beauty of thrifting. As a matter of fact, she's become such an expert purveyor of secondhand goods that her local thrift shop has become a dai…
By Allison Berry
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'Tag' Is Basically The Story Of You & Your Besties

There's nothing like hanging out with your "back-in-the-day" friends. For you, that could be your college crew, your childhood squad, or your game-time team. Whoever makes up your motley band of "been there forever" weirdos, you'll easily identify wi…
By Arielle Dachille
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8 Genius Father's Day Gifts From Startups That'll Make Any Dad Say, 'Thanks, Kiddo!'

I'm not sure why my dad is always the hardest person to shop for, but every year I find myself texting my mom at the last minute asking her to recommend a tie that I can give my dad for Father's Day. Now, thanks to me, my poor dad is the proud owner …
By Allison Berry
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What's Your Summer Vacay Style?

By Jackie Bernstein & Allison Gore
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5 Things You’ll Relate To On A Spiritual Level If You’re Literally Always Busy

Most days, I feel like I’m ahead of the game if I’m only running 20 minutes behind schedule. Just when I think I can pull off a yoga class before work and make it to my office before my 9 a.m. meeting, the universe is bound to throw an obstacle my wa…
By Lauryn Paiva
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Dancer Ingrid Silva On What It Really Takes To Be A Ballerina

There's something truly arresting about the sight of a ballet dancer floating and twirling across a floor. It all looks mesmerizingly easy, but really, it's the exact opposite. Just ask professional ballet dancer Ingrid Silva. "It takes seven hours a…
By Bustle Studios
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What To Ask Yourself Before You Change Careers

Kimmy Schmidt may be unbreakable – she’s alive, damnit! – but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t had more than her fair share of adversity. From the Bunker to NYC, Kimmy’s success has always been her willingness to reinvent herself. She’s done it all: bab…
By Jordan Sherwood
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What's Your Professional Destiny?

By Arielle Dachille & Mary Rabun
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We Tried Living Like the Ultimate Californian For A Week And Here's What Happened

After the harsh (and bizarre!) winter we experienced on the East Coast, I’m definitely not the only person in New York City who considered a cross-country move. When you think about it, the appeal of the West Coast isn’t simply limited to better weat…
By Erin Kelly