We Tried It

We Tried That EXTREMELY Controversial Peanut Butter & Pickle Sandwich Recipe & It Was *Chef’s Kiss*

When your fridge is close to empty, you might pool its contents to try to whip up something edible, like, say, a peanut butter and pickle sandwich. When The New York Times tweeted out a recipe for this controversial sandwich the afternoon of April…
By Brandi Neal

Is The Laura Mercier Highlighter Palette Worth It?

As little as two years ago, I couldn’t find a highlighter outside of the champagne and bronze realms to save my life. Last year, a few brave brands started to take risk and release pastel and iridescent highlighters. In 2017, it feels like the year…
By Tynan Sinks

Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops Are Versatile AF

For the past few years, Cover FX has been steadily creating killer products to enhance and customize the makeup and skin care you're already wearing. Cover FX Custom Cover Drops can turn your favorite moisturizer into a tinted foundation, and the…
By Tynan Sinks

I Tested 3 Different Approaches To Finger Waves

The only time that I've ever rocked finger waves was for my graduation, when I went and got my hair done professionally. The vintage style has always been one I adored but seemed impossible to manage at home — at least, without buying a million new…
By Gina Tonic

I Used Sparkling Water To Remove My Blackheads

There are few things in life more satisfying than getting rid of blackheads with a pore strip. The feeling you get looking at the gunk you've peeled off, and knowing that your nose is totally dirt-free, is straight up magical. But when I read on…
By Zoe Weiner

Is the New OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam Really Worth It?

Unless you've been without a wifi connection for the last month, you'll know that the hottest product in beauty right now is the OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam. I've used about half of the OUAI collection before, and I have to admit that creator Jen Atkin…
By Tynan Sinks

What Happened When I Used An Ice Cube As Primer

As much as we don’t want to admit it, our beauty habits can be expensive. With every “must have” product that comes out, it’s like we can feel our credit cards screaming “please, no!” But we can’t help ourselves — if you’re a true beauty lover,…
By Zoe Weiner

I Tried To DIY Edible Panties & It Was A Disaster

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, I thought it high time I tried to make my own edible underwear. Candy panties are so fun, tasty, and gosh darn hilarious that I couldn't help but wonder how they're created. You may be wondering why I didn't…
By Phoebe Waller

I Used Bra Inserts To Apply My Makeup & It Worked

If the struggle for seamless foundation is something you’re very familiar with, you may have already heard that beauty vloggers are starting to use special silicone sponges to achieve the perfect blended look. But being that most of these…
By Courtney Leiva

I Tried To DIY An Edible Chocolate Manicure

Generally, I try not to take myself (or my beauty routine) too seriously. That probably explains why I attempted to DIY my own edible chocolate nails IRL — what chocolate lover wouldn't want to have a nibble on their nails when they're feeling…
By Phoebe Waller

I Tried 7 "Perfect" Winged Eyeliner Hacks

I am not ashamed to admit that I'm not great at winged eyeliner. I've improved over the years, but I still seriously mess my eyeliner up every now and again. Since I need all the help I can get, I tried all the perfect winged eyeliner hacks to…
By Phoebe Waller

Here's What A Coffee & Tea Tan Looks Like

Spring is almost here, which means bronzed skin will soon be majorly coveted again. For those of you looking to fake bake the healthy way, there are simple DIY self tanners out there that will have you glowing in no time. The best part is, the…
By Kali Borovic

I Dressed Like Lorelai For A Week & This Happened

If you've seen even a single episode of Gilmore Girls , you probably know that it involves lots of coffee, the best mother-daughter relationship in TV history, and Milo Ventimiglia being dreamy AF. But if you're a true fan of the show, you also know…
By Hayley Saltzman

What Happened When I Wore A Low-Rise Bikini

As a fat woman, there are several truths that have been ingrained into my psyche since the day my visible belly outline became impossible to conceal. Among them, the "fact" that fat women do not deserve to wear bodycon dresses or sexy lingerie.…
By Marie Southard Ospina

We Tried That EXTREMELY Controversial Peanut Butter & Pickle Sandwich Recipe & It Was *Chef’s Kiss*

When your fridge is close to empty, you might pool its contents to try to whip up something edible, like, say, a peanut butter and pickle sandwich. When The New York Times tweeted out a recipe for this controversial sandwich the afternoon of April…
By Brandi Neal

Is The Laura Mercier Highlighter Palette Worth It?

As little as two years ago, I couldn’t find a highlighter outside of the champagne and bronze realms to save my life. Last year, a few brave brands started to take risk and release pastel and iridescent highlighters. In 2017, it feels like the year…
By Tynan Sinks

Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops Are Versatile AF

For the past few years, Cover FX has been steadily creating killer products to enhance and customize the makeup and skin care you're already wearing. Cover FX Custom Cover Drops can turn your favorite moisturizer into a tinted foundation, and the…
By Tynan Sinks

I Tested 3 Different Approaches To Finger Waves

The only time that I've ever rocked finger waves was for my graduation, when I went and got my hair done professionally. The vintage style has always been one I adored but seemed impossible to manage at home — at least, without buying a million new…
By Gina Tonic

I Used Sparkling Water To Remove My Blackheads

There are few things in life more satisfying than getting rid of blackheads with a pore strip. The feeling you get looking at the gunk you've peeled off, and knowing that your nose is totally dirt-free, is straight up magical. But when I read on…
By Zoe Weiner

Is the New OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam Really Worth It?

Unless you've been without a wifi connection for the last month, you'll know that the hottest product in beauty right now is the OUAI Dry Shampoo Foam. I've used about half of the OUAI collection before, and I have to admit that creator Jen Atkin…
By Tynan Sinks

What Happened When I Used An Ice Cube As Primer

As much as we don’t want to admit it, our beauty habits can be expensive. With every “must have” product that comes out, it’s like we can feel our credit cards screaming “please, no!” But we can’t help ourselves — if you’re a true beauty lover,…
By Zoe Weiner

I Tried To DIY Edible Panties & It Was A Disaster

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, I thought it high time I tried to make my own edible underwear. Candy panties are so fun, tasty, and gosh darn hilarious that I couldn't help but wonder how they're created. You may be wondering why I didn't…
By Phoebe Waller

I Used Bra Inserts To Apply My Makeup & It Worked

If the struggle for seamless foundation is something you’re very familiar with, you may have already heard that beauty vloggers are starting to use special silicone sponges to achieve the perfect blended look. But being that most of these…
By Courtney Leiva

I Tried To DIY An Edible Chocolate Manicure

Generally, I try not to take myself (or my beauty routine) too seriously. That probably explains why I attempted to DIY my own edible chocolate nails IRL — what chocolate lover wouldn't want to have a nibble on their nails when they're feeling…
By Phoebe Waller

I Tried 7 "Perfect" Winged Eyeliner Hacks

I am not ashamed to admit that I'm not great at winged eyeliner. I've improved over the years, but I still seriously mess my eyeliner up every now and again. Since I need all the help I can get, I tried all the perfect winged eyeliner hacks to…
By Phoebe Waller

Here's What A Coffee & Tea Tan Looks Like

Spring is almost here, which means bronzed skin will soon be majorly coveted again. For those of you looking to fake bake the healthy way, there are simple DIY self tanners out there that will have you glowing in no time. The best part is, the…
By Kali Borovic

I Dressed Like Lorelai For A Week & This Happened

If you've seen even a single episode of Gilmore Girls , you probably know that it involves lots of coffee, the best mother-daughter relationship in TV history, and Milo Ventimiglia being dreamy AF. But if you're a true fan of the show, you also know…
By Hayley Saltzman

What Happened When I Wore A Low-Rise Bikini

As a fat woman, there are several truths that have been ingrained into my psyche since the day my visible belly outline became impossible to conceal. Among them, the "fact" that fat women do not deserve to wear bodycon dresses or sexy lingerie.…
By Marie Southard Ospina