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A Week In North Carolina On A $51,593 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.We're going on book tour for our new book, Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances... and Everyone Else's. Next stop: Chicago on Wednesday, October 24. !Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freela...
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Why This Old-School Acne Treatment Deserves Another Chance

If you had acne as a teenager, you probably remember stockpiling foaming face washes, topical gels, and all manner of other products that promised to keep your breakouts under control. The star ingredient was always tea tree. You know the one — and you definitely know that earthy, slightly medicinal smell, which lingered long after application.A lucky few of us managed to leave our zits back in high school, but recent research actually suggests a noticeable increase in adult female acne, meanin...
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The 4 Outerwear Pieces To Get You Through Winter

Once your dormant apartment heater starts hissing again, you know that winter is officially en route. And with the cold-weather season comes cozy, oversized scarves; the ready-for-whatever boots; and — of course — the bulky coats that take up half our tiny closets. Feeling more practical than popular, winter outwear is a tough code to crack: Too often, it feels like a jacket or coat either offers only warmth or a wow factor, rarely ever both.Well, we're on a mission to make sure that is not the...
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A Curly Girl's Guide To Hair Oils

When it comes to curly hair, oils are a major key. In fact, almost every single complaint you have about your curls can be resolved with the right oil: from frizz to lack of shine, brittle hair, and even split ends. Curly hair tends to hold less hydration than straight hair. This lack of hydration causes frizz, making hair look dull (read: no shine). A lack of hydration also causes hair to feel brittle, which leads to more split ends. All of this stems from your curl pattern, not a natural incl...
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The Mistakes You're Making With Your Acne Scars — & How To Fix 'Em

Illustrated by Anna Sudit. Oh acne, the confidence-sucking mammoth of skin issues. It plagues the best of us. And, just when we finally think it's gone, a new problem — the dreaded acne scar — rears its ugly little head (or just lingers around so we never forget). They tend to turn up after that pesky pimple has finally subsided and can hang around for months before fading. Some even require more advanced treatment for relief.So, we turned to board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Ted Lain and ...
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New Music To Know This Week: Cher Lloyd Grows Up, Madame Gandhi Inspires & More

After my first job at MTV working as a music programmer, I can't stop trying to matchmake people with music they might like. So, I wrote a book calledRecord Collecting for Girls and started interviewing musicians. The Music Concierge is a column where I share music I'm listening to that you might enjoy, with a little context. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook, or leave me a comment below and tell me what you're listening to this week. Cher Lloyd "None of My Business"Damn, Cher Lloyd has grown u...
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5 Jean & Sweater Outfits You've Never Seen Done Before

Though it’s perpetually jean season, cooler weather calls for old favorite standby looks — such as the classic denim-and-sweater combo we so love and missed. It’s the perfect fall outfit because it’s confident without trying too hard and easy to wear without looking sloppy. It’s the kind of ensemble that makes me feel cozy inside and out.And personally speaking, nothing’s better than a pair of comfortable jeans that I can move in all day. I’m talking about feel-great stretch denim that lifts my...
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17 Cute Halloween Costumes Your Pet Will Hate

In case you were wondering whether your best friend really, really loves you, this is the time of year to deploy the harmless litmus test known as dressing up your pet. Halloween is a little over a week away and for anyone cohabiting with an adored animal, the temptation of getting them into the holiday spirit with plush, ridiculous get-ups is palpable. We would never condone forcing an animal to do something it didn't want to do (cat's included), but for those lovable mushes who are game in th...
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Photographic Proof That John Krasinski Is The New Glow-Up King

Sorry to break it to longtime fans of The Office, but John Krasinski is not Jim Halpert, no matter how much we wish he was. He doesn't live in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He isn't married to a woman named Pam. And, no, he doesn't sell paper. But despite our love for the character that made him famous, Krasinski's IRL story is actually a lot more interesting.Most Krasinski fans would say he had a record year. He directed, co-wrote, and acted (alongside his wife Emily Blunt) in A Quiet Place. He also...
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What Donald & Ivanka Trump's Body Language Reveals About Their Relationship

A lot has been written about the relationship between Ivanka Trump and her father. Her siblings Donald Jr., Eric, and Tiffany all openly admitted that she's Donald Trump's "favorite child " in a 2015 interview with Barbara Walters. But the fact that she's a senior advisor in his White House adds a layer of complexity to their dynamic, especially given that they reportedly don't always agree."She feels a certain level of power. So does he. They each have their own internal feeling about the powe...
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The Kardashians' Origin Story Is Not What You Thought

Photo: Jim Smeal/REX Shutterstock. These days, it's hard not to keep up with the Kardashians. They're everywhere. In fact, they've been so omnipresent in the public eye for such a long time now that it's hard to remember why they're a famous family in the first place.Origin story alert: The Kardashian Klan didn't just one day rise up out of obscurity and take over your newsfeed. Nor did they emerge from Paris Hilton's closet, groomed to be her successors to the plastic L.A. throne. Their dom...
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Letitia Wright Is The Beauty Hero We Need Right Now

If you needed proof that #Blackgirlmagic is booming, just look at Letitia Wright. Aside from starring as Princess Shuri in Marvel's Black Panther (the modern, badass Black princess we desperately needed on the big screen), the 24-year-old actress's career has skyrocketed since her break-out role. She’s been named one of Hollywood’s rising stars by Teen Vogue and, reportedly, just landed a starring gig in the upcoming Guava Island picture alongside Rihanna and Donald Glover. And now, she can add...
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The Pedicure Colors Top Nail Pros Will Be Wearing This Fall

Fall is every fashion fan's bread and butter. The air is refreshingly crisp, while the warm sun keeps you blissfully comfortable in your favorite easy outfit: raw hem jeans, a breezy white t-shirt, with a chunky cardigan draped over your shoulders. And as for shoes? Nothing is off limits.Whether you're not willing to pack up your favorite summer staple, like strappy mule sandals, or feeling fancy, looking to dress up your oversized denim with a pair of fun, sparkly high heels — peeping toes are...
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16 Not-Your-Average Black Blazers That Feel Anything But Meh

For such a widely respected wardrobe staple, after time, the black blazer can start to feel, well, pretty lackluster. Of course, it's a classic item you're told you have to have — and if you work in a traditional work environment, might even need — but if you're still wearing the same old piece that you bought at your local mall in 2008, you may be due for an upgrade.It only takes a few standout variations to restore your faith in this trusted closet essential. Lately, we're seeing everything f...
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The Real Meaning Behind Your Favorite Celebrity Tattoos

It's easy to become infatuated with celebrity tattoos. Whether you have one or not, there's enough Instagram inspiration from famous artists like Dr. Woo and New York's JonBoy to turn anyone into a fan of body art — especially when it's inked on Hollywood's elite.But unfortunately, sometimes stars like to keep the meaning of their most personal tattoos on the low, providing an evasive, almost nonexistent explanation behind the design. For the most part, people leave the inspo up to speculation....
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Alabama Congressional Candidate Says State Has Purged Thousands Of Voters

Mallory Hagan, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Alabama's 3rd District, stood on the historic Tuskegee Courthouse steps on Thursday and announced that she had made a troubling finding: Over 55,000 voters were either disqualified or labeled "inactive" since February 2017 in her district. Statewide, the number could be in the hundreds of thousands.Backed by a legal team, Hagan explained that her campaign discovered this information from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request made to th...
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15 Chelsea Boots That Are Classic — With A Twist

It's no secret that we love a good trendy boot. Cowboy boots, hiking boots, over-the-knee boots — we fall for them all. But while a season-long fad might be fun while it lasts, there's nothing quite like a classic to fall back on. You know, the boots that only get better with age and will actually get you through even the roughest of scenarios. A long day of walking? Easy. A snowstorm? Not a worry in the world. It's one of those simple truths: Chelsea boots will always be the most reliable cho...
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A Week In Zürich, Switzerland, On A $91,600 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.We're going on book tour for our new book, Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances... and Everyone Else's. Next stop: Chicago on Wednesday, October 24. !Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freela...
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10 Cute PopSockets You'll Want For Your Phone Immediately

We didn't expect this, but we can't get enough of PopSockets.Who knew that such a simple phone accessory could become something we couldn't live without? We can't imagine our post-workout stretch without propping up our phone with our PopSocket to watch YouTube videos. Those precarious group selfies have become infinitely easier to take without the risk of our phones taking a tragic (and expensive) tumble. The bigger our phones have gotten, the more we appreciate having a little extra grip on t...
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How To See The Gorgeous Meteor Shower Happening This Weekend

No weekend plans? No problem. There's going to be a meteor shower — and it'll be visible all weekend, so even if you do have last-minute plans, there'll be plenty of opportunities to catch it.According to EarthSky, the Orionid meteor shower should be visible both Friday and Saturday nights, but the best views will be on Sunday morning after the moon has set and before the sun rises."The Orionid meteors are debris left behind by Comet Halley, arguably the most famous of all comets," according to...
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Meghan Markle Says Pregnancy Is "Like Having Jet Lag"

It's been a week for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Since announcing Meghan's pregnancy on Monday, they've have embarked on a tour of Australia, baked banana bread for the commonwealth, and sat in on an "anti bad vibes " circle.During the fourth day of their tour, the Royal couple visited Bondi Beach in Australia, where Meghan talked to Charlotte Waverley, a local woman, about what pregnancy has been like for her."Meghan told me that pregnancy was like having jet lag," Waverly told Sky News. "...
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The Best Laptops For Every Budget

The unbearable August heat, blockbuster markdowns on summer dresses, and store displays full of pencils and fake apples can only mean one thing: Back to school season is officially upon us.Whether you're about to head off for your first year of college, embarking on the final year of a PhD program, or simply gearing up for stressful pre-holiday season at work, it's time to reevaluate the device that powers you through late-night emails and supports your downtime streaming. The battery on your e...
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What Ivanka Did This Week: Karlie & Josh's Super-Secret Wedding

Ivanka's schedule has not been made public, so each week, we will do our best to cover the public events and forums she attends, the meetings she has with lawmakers and government officials, and her social media presence.Sunday, October 14• Ivanka tweeted about meeting with the Afghan girls' robotics team.We are proud to stand with amazing women and girls, like Fatemah and her FIRST robotics team, and support them in realizing their personal journeys and dreams of a more peaceful and prosperous...
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The Triumphant Return Of The Leopard Print Coat

After several seasons of snakeskin (faux, of course), zebra patterns, and teddy textures, the fall 2018 season marks the triumphant return of the leopard print coat.The revival kicked off with Victoria Beckham's final show on the New York Fashion Week schedule before her London homecoming. While all the front row chatter should have been around her 10th anniversary, what captured fashion's finest — and thus our Instagram feeds — was instead the belted leopard print trench coat she showcased.Sty...
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Karlie Kloss Wore A Low Bun & Minimal Makeup To Her Intimate Wedding Ceremony

Picture the most charming fall day. You're standing in the middle of a forest clearing in upstate New York, breathing in the fresh October air, as the afternoon breeze kisses your cheek, and the warm sun pokes through the auburn, golden, and bright orange leaves of the sky-high oak trees all around you.On top of that picturesque cozy setting, imagine you're wearing the world's most gorgeous long-sleeved, custom lace Dior wedding gown, speaking your vows to the love of your life in front of a sm...
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6 Bold Hair Color Trends That We've Seeing Everywhere This Year

When it comes to hair color, trends don’t really change, they shift — which is the perfect way to describe the breakout looks we'e seeing in 2018. After 2017's full year of cozy, hygge-inspired hues, we've seen brighter, bolder, and spicier shades this year.Our personal favorites? Look-at-me acid colors (R.I.P. rainbow pastels) and red-hot "cinnamon" looks. Meanwhile, '90s-inspired gold and caramel highlights will both brighten and warm up dark hair. Of course, as these the trends emerge, we'l...
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This Month's Best Small Space Furniture Buys For Under $150

Living the small space lifestyle is an ongoing battle of trying to do more with the less. Sometimes, after an exhaustive search, we strike the furniture jackpot with a piece that epitomizes our spacial, stylistic, and budgetary trifecta. But just because these home buys are a rarity, doesn't mean that there aren't multiple viable options out there...It's a matter of finding the time to hunt them down.If turning small space furniture hunting into a full-time job isn't in the cards right now, don...
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Karlie Kloss Got Married On A Thursday — & Wore Dior

Weekday weddings are tricky to pull off, but supermodel Karlie Kloss married Josh Kushner on Thursday, shared a photo from their nuptials on her Instagram. Her only caption was the date, accompanied by a heart emoji. View this post on Instagram 10.18.2018 ❤️ A post shared by Karlie Kloss (@karliekloss) on Oct 18, 2018 at 5:20pm PDT Though details about the model's big day are mum, we do know she wed Kushner in a Dior ...
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Everything You Need To Be These '90s Icons For Halloween

According to Pinterest, '90s icons are trending — but you probably already knew that. Between the accessories, the haircuts, and the makeup trends, it's been clear for some time that the decade has made another big comeback. So, your Halloween costume should be obvious, right? With all the bucket hats and brown lipstick you already down (and actively wear) your throwback costume is nearly complete, you have to pick your favorite.Lucky for you, we've rounded up some of the most iconic celebritie...
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Elle King Works Out All Her Demons On Shake The Spirit

When critics talk about women being the future of rock music, they’re usually referring to indie rock. But women’s voices and feminine influences are also making a huge impact on alternative rock, the radio format , as we know it; see the latest releases from St. Vincent, Alice Merton, CHVRCHES, Lorde, and now, the newest entry from Elle King. What makes King unique? She’s taking many of her cues from the blues.King began writing her sophomore album, Shake the Spirit, in the midst of her marr...
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