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How To Build Your Own Fall Fashion Starter Kit

In a time of ever-increasing options, knowing what to wear, and therefore what to buy, can be exceedingly difficult. Some extremists like to consider the recent aggressive increase of trends to be the reason so many have adopted minimalism. Then there's the maximalists who jump all in and say the more trends, the better. We like to think we fall somewhere in the middle — the camp that toes the line between wanting to build out a solid wardrobe, but with items that are more modern than the ho-hu...
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How To End Passive-Aggressive Laundry Fights — According To An Expert

Let's talk about laundry: No matter your wash-and-dry situation, getting it done is a pain in the ass. Simply trying to reload on clean underwear for the week can become a breeding ground for heated disputes and confusion.From fighting with rowdy college students over the shared dorm basement's appliances to dropping our lace thongs in front of strangers at the corner laundromat, doing laundry is yet another item on our list of dreaded adulting to-dos. The task can feel like a western standoff ...
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Lena Dunham Posts (Naked) Instagram Photos 9 Months After Hysterectomy

In February, Lena Dunham revealed that she'd had a hysterectomy to deal with the chronic pain caused by her endometriosis. Now, nine months later, she's marked the occasion with a series of naked Instagram selfies.Dunham, who had her cervix and uterus removed, captioned the three images by saying she is "mostly healed" and that she wanted to show her appreciation for her body, "which is stronger than [she's] ever given it credit for." Today is National Leathercraft Day, National Relaxat...
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Lactic Acid Is The 2018 Version Of Cleopatra's Milk Bath

Unsurprisingly, given the steady stream of information constantly pummeling the human brain, the tidbits that actually stick in your memory long-term aren't always what they should be. It's never the formula that calculates the area of a triangle; it's the absurd answer to an equally arcane question from a drunken game of Trivial Pursuit you played seven years ago. No, of course you can't remember the name of the first capital of Egypt despite once writing it on a blank map — but what self-resp...
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Aretha Franklin Was Calling For Diversity In Fashion In The '80s

On Thursday, Aretha Franklin passed away from pancreatic cancer at her home in Detroit. She was 76. The first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was not only a force musically during her six-decade career — she was a force in appearance, too. During the ‘60s and ‘70s, a time when girl groups and glitter reigned supreme, Franklin performed in slinky silhouettes often accompanied by fur or feathered accouterments. And while her hairstyles often changed to reflect the country...
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My Husband & I Make $1.25 Million — & Everyone Thinks I Should Be Happy All The Time

It's been almost a year since we first ran a Money Diary from a woman in L.A. who is one-half of a couple earning $1.25 million a year. Her diary was so popular that we did a follow-up interview a month later, where she candidly talked about how she negotiated her way to such a big paycheck and her struggle to talk to her family about her wealth.This week, in celebration of Money Diaries Month, we published another diary from this L.A. OP, where she talks about the excitement of seeing her $225...
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Our Editors Share The Best Jeans You Can Buy Without Trying On

Most would assume they couldn't possibly find a well-fitting jean without trying it on. When you don't know your size in a particular brand, or what style, cut, or silhouette you're looking for, you can end up waiting in a 30-minute-long changing room line, only to end up sweating just two pairs in.But what if we told you that you could find the perfect baby blues without even having to try them on? We asked members of Refinery29's fashion team for the pairs they swear by to save you the stress...
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My Husband & I Make $1.5 Million — & Everyone Thinks I Should Be Happy All The Time

It's been almost a year since we first ran a Money Diary from a woman in L.A. who is one-half of a couple earning $1.5 million a year. Her diary was so popular that we did a follow-up interview a month later, where she candidly talked about how she negotiated her way to such a big paycheck and her struggle to talk to her family about her wealth.This week, in celebration of Money Diaries Month, we published another diary from this L.A. OP, where she talks about the excitement of seeing her $225,...
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As Twitter Deals With Its Infowars Debacle, Calls For Boycotts Resurface

To some extent, Twitter is having its own kind of Cambridge Analytica moment. The platform did not experience a data breach à la Facebook, but it is in the midst of a very public, public reckoning.Last week, Twitter came under fire — from both users and internal employees — for its decision not to ban InfoWars creator Alex Jones. Jones, Twitter said, did not violate the Twitter Rules. Users responded by sharing past tweets from the InfoWars creator, at which point Twitter sought to clarify its ...
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A Week In Silicon Valley, CA, On A $78,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Want even more Money Diaries, plus $$$ advice from a kick-ass, all-female team of financial advisors, and tips on how to save more than $500? Pick up our new book: Money Diaries! Order here!Today: a mechanical design engineer working in tech who makes $78,00...
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Ulta Just Dropped The Cutest Pineapple Lip Balm — & A Whole Lot More

It's August, which means the restaurant patios are open, the box-office hits have arrived, and Summer Fridays have banished the 4 p.m. slump. And if you're a beauty lover, there's one more cause for celebration: Tons of stores are revamping their beauty shelves to prep for the season ahead, which means an influx of glossy lip tints, melt-resistant eyeliners, dewy highlighters, and cult-favorite eyeshadows worthy of their own wait-lists.If you've been watching Ulta Beauty specifically, you might...
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Breaking Down Madonna’s Red Carpet Power Pose

Hello! You may have thought today is August 16. You might have even felt like it's Thursday, also known as the fifth day of the week, the day after Hump Day, or Friday, the prequel. Well, we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you're wrong: It's actually Madonna's 60th birthday. That's right. The queen of pilates and pop, the self-proclaimed unapologetic bitch, the mother of six is turning the big 6-0, and we're celebrating. We're jamming out to everything from Like A Prayer to Rebel Heart, ...
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Madonna: The Business Behind The Music

Madonna’s music career started with a very small deal with Warner Bros. Records in 1982: a $15,000 advance per single, with an option to pick up three singles and an additional $2,500 publishing advance to cover her songwriting. That’s right, the Queen of Pop, then a dead-broke 22-year-old, didn’t even land a full record contract on her first go-around. Within a decade, she would sign a huge deal with a reported $60 million advance from Time Warner plus $5 million per album for her next seven r...
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The Verdict Is In: Millennial Women Do Not Like Ivanka Trump

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Millennial Women Tell Us What They Really Think About Ivanka Trump

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The Dr. Pimple Popper Finale Features A Medical Phenomenon & Mild Nudity

Every week on Dr. Pimple Popper , dermatologist Sandra Lee, MD, meets with men and women suffering from rare, often confidence-crushing skin conditions. The boils they carry are massive. The cysts are bubbling up to balloon-sized. But it's the people underneath the incredible lumps and growths that make the show worth watching. Just cover your eyes through the pus-filled eruptions, if you must.We've got big news for all you popaholics! After dishing all things Dr. Pimple Popper with anyone who...
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After After Party Episode 3: The Pink Wave Is Coming

In the third episode of Refinery29's late-night talk show, host Sonia Denis chats with Luke Mones, Janelle James, and Rebecca O'Neal about the pink wave that's taking over politics. Follow the show here to stay up to date with the latest.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?The Best Books Of 2018 We Can't Wait To Read This YearWhy Jenny Han Thinks We Should Judge To All The Boys I Loved Before By Its CoverGet Excited About These Amazing August Reads
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See All The Magic Of Bangkok In Just One Minute

60 Second Cities Bangkok The capital of Thailand is, simply put, a traveler's dream. An all-night nightlife hub that's also home to some of the most delicious food on Earth, Bangkok is a place of true cultural adventure. And, with convenient routes via Korean Air, it's never been easier to get to this absolute must-visit destination. Of course, we encourage you to see all that Thailand has to offer — from the temples in Chiang Mai to the islands in the South. But first, take a look at the...
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Our Fashion Crystal Ball Is Predicting These 7 Denim Trends For Fall

Sundresses are to summer what denim is to fall. It's the backbone of autumn, and it has been since we were wee kids who still considered back to school shopping an annual event worth looking forward to. Sure, somewhere along our journey to adulthood we stopped needing to make an August pilgrimage to the jeans department out of necessity, but copping a pair of fresh denim right before the onslaught of the colder season still feels like a treat.Adults deserve a denim refresh, too. This season, ou...
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15 Denim Dresses That Will Make You Want To Ditch Jeans Forever

For all of the comfort and ease denim offers, we'll be the first to admit that jean dresses can feel pretty blah. A quick shopping search shows the same mini skirt apron style with little to no variation. Thankfully, designers are mastering the art of retooling the fabric and turning denim into a fashionable, do-it-all textile.If you live for a long-sleeve, utilitarian style dress, you're in luck; and if a midi wrap dress is more your speed, The Frankie Shop has one that has us gushing over how...
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Round Out Your Denim Collection With A Pair Of Light Wash Jeans

The best part about denim trends are that they never truly go out of style. Sure, your Farrah Fawcett flares might make everyone wonder whether you loved Dakota Fanning in The Runaways just a bit too much, but worn with leather mules and a blazer they suddenly go from un-ironically retro to relevant. That's what's great about jeans; dark wash skinnies, two-toned culottes, frayed hems...they're all timeless. Because jean trends circle back time and time again. But if we were to put our pulse on ...
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These Are the Jobs To Get If You Want To Make Bank

Today's job market is so strong that candidates are ghosting their interviews. In fact, as of May, U.S. unemployment hit a low of 3.8 percent with more jobs available than people searching. That means that if you're thinking about a new career, this economy might mean a chance to chase down professional opportunities you might not have previously considered.If you’re looking for a career, and salary is your number one concern — you’re in luck. Glassdoor has just released a job report highlighti...
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Why Is Meghan Markle’s Dad Launching A Clothing Line?

For some reason unbeknown to us, Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, has decided the time has come for him to make his mark(le! heh!) in fashion. Page Six is reporting that Markle, who has spent his time working as a lighting and photography director, is in the process of launching a clothing line. His doting (other) daughter, Samantha Grant, broke the news on her Twitter account Wednesday, writing: “so excited about my father’s new #clothing line for men! Will keep you posted!” If you’ve b...
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The Before-&-After Lash Extension Transformation You Have To See

htoog Some women don't leave the house without lipstick or a spritz of perfume. I never leave my apartment without mascara. Why? Because it makes me feel awake and polished. But no one ever said a perfectly combed-through, loaded-up lash was effortless, so while the rest of the world lusted after eyebrow tattoos, I started looking up lash extensions.Eyelash extensions aren't new, but they are more prevalent and available than they've ever been. To a novice like myself, they seem like magic...
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A-Listed: Cher & Drew Barrymore Are Selling Their Los Angeles Mansions

Welcome to A-Listed, where we take you inside the mansions, shacks, apartments and houses (remember that elementary school game, MASH?) of Hollywood's elite. Okay, fine, so there are probably not going to be too many shacks in the mix. What there will be, however, are hefty price tags, eccentric decor, insane swimming pools, and occasionally, some tabloid-worthy gossip about your favorite celebs.Everyone from Cher to Drew Barrymore has been selling off multi-million dollar California mansions t...
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Orange Really Is The New Black (& Here's How To Wear It)

We've had millennial pink, Gen Z yellow and tomato red — but it's orange, in a multitude of shades, that's becoming the color of the moment. Neon, salmon, peach, and earthy, muted tones were seen on the spring 2018 runways and continue to make appearances for fall.The extensive shade range of orange is what makes it such an interesting style statement for this season and the next, shares Hazel Catterall, head of womenswear buying at Harvey Nichols. "Strong statement colors have been an enduring...
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What We Really Think About The Scented Makeup In The Too Faced Tutti Frutti Collection

Welcome to Unfiltered, where we give our honest, no-B.S. reviews of the most buzzed-about beauty products, brands, and services on the market right now.Applying makeup is a sensorial experience. What makes your cream blush truly creamy is in the way the color feels gliding across the top of your cheeks. Even the most stunning red lipstick is no good if you can't stand the taste of it. The same holds true for the way makeup smells — it's important — which is a big reason why Too Faced has amass...
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Oklahoma School Cancels Classes After Adults Threaten 12-Year-Old Transgender Girl

An Oklahoma middle school was forced to cancel classes earlier this week after a 12-year-old transgender student received an onslaught of threats online from adults.It all started when Maddie, who is in her second week of the 7th grade, needed to use the bathroom last week in the middle school the district had just re-opened. Her mother Brandy Rose told local television station that for the past two years, Maddie had been using the staff's bathroom.But in this new campus, she was unsure of wh...
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16 Cozy Knits That Prove Summer Is So Last Season

With a sweltering heatwave governing our every move, it comes as no surprise that the idea of fall weather — more specifically, fall fashion — is all we can think about. Fighting the urge to toss our summer wardrobe in storage to make room for an influx of cozy knits, corduroy trousers, and plaid blazers is almost too hard to resist. But alas, here we are, living in slip dresses and denim cut-offs by necessity alone. While waving goodbye to summer has its pitfalls (sayonara summer Fridays!), we...
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The Best Back To School Gadgets & Accessories

Nowadays, it seems like every product is marketed as a back-to-school necessity. In reality, the supplies you actually need are the ones that will help you power through those term papers and get from class-to-class more easily.To help you cut through the supply list clutter, we've pulled together eight, genuinely useful items — from a pair of headphones that block out noise to help you get sh*t done to an easier way to access your student ID. These are the ones that will help you survive midte...
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