Health

Black Joy Is The Key To Change For These Young Revolutionaries

By Caroline Colvin
Among 2020's endless carousel of restlessness and trauma, racism and police brutality against Black people have once more sparked protests and outrage. But as the media circulate seemingly endless videos of killings and violence, images of…

Here's The Deal With Trying On Clothes In-Store After Coronavirus Re-Openings

By Theresa Massony and Margaret Blatz
As shops and restaurants reopen amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, you may be tempted to run to your favorite stores like separated lovers reuniting at long last. But before you grab your purse, there are some important considerations to take…

Here's The Biggest Precaution To Take When You Go Shopping After Coronavirus Reopenings

By Margaret Blatz
Although coronavirus cases are continuing to rise around the U.S., some states have moved to re-opening restaurants, movie theaters, stores, and more, with some restrictions, of course. But as you go about in this post-quarantine coronavirus world,…

Experts Weigh In On Whether Group Halloween Costumes During The Pandemic Are A Good Idea

By Lara Walsh
As you cue up Hocus Pocus and break out the candy corn, you’re probably also bracing yourself for a very different Halloween celebration than years past. There’s a lot to consider when celebrating the holiday during the coronavirus pandemic, and…

41 Highly-Rated & Extremely Comfortable Things On Amazon That You'll Use For Years

By Anna Anderson
There are things that are comfortable, and there are things that are not. Girdles, scratchy clothes, and long meetings are all uncomfortable. Yoga pants, couches, and travel pillows? All very comfortable, if you find the right ones. So in honor of…

Here's When Experts Say It's OK To Take Off Your Mask While Dating

By Rebecca Strong
Normally, when you start seeing going on dates with someone new, the big question on your mind might be about when to invite them back to your place, or when to introduce them to your friends and family. But in 2020 (and likely beyond), it's this:…

The Type Of Workout You Love, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Roya Backlund
I've never really liked working out. All my life, the thought of working out has filled me with dread and anxiety, probably because of the uncomfortable experiences I had during P.E. classes while growing up. I mean, it's no fun being sweaty, out of…

Old Navy Is Selling Packs Of 5 Cloth Face Masks For Less Than $13

By Margaret Blatz and Theresa Massony
No matter where the day may take you, if you plan on leaving your house during the coronavirus pandemic, you’ll need a face mask for protection. Thankfully, Old Navy is selling affordable, sustainable cloth face masks, joining the growing list of…

These Twin Sisters Are Feeding Their City, 1 Download At A Time

By Victoria Leandra
For some people, natural catastrophes pass by without much impact on their lives. But for twin sisters Shirley Zhu and Annie Zhu, both 17, the pass of Hurricane Harvey through Houston, Texas in 2017 drastically changed the course of their high…

Here's How To Check If The FDA Has Recommended A Recall For Your Hand Sanitizer

By Daffany Chan
As of Friday, Aug. 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has named 165 hand sanitizers on its list of “hand sanitizers consumers should not use.” The FDA is warning customers about products with possible methanol or 1-propanol…

I Tried Nicole Scherzinger's At-Home Ab Workout & It Was Intense

By Brandy Robidoux
You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a face serum, vitamins that will make your skin brighter, or a specialty food service. You can't help but…

Dating During COVID Can Be Nerve-Racking. Here’s What To Discuss Before Meeting

By Caroline Colvin
The idea of finally seeing your dating app match in the flesh can be both exhilarating and terrifying in 2020. Chances are, those FaceTime dates have gone really well, and you'd like to meet IRL. But along with standard dating concerns, like whether…

"Every Day Is A Worry": 19 High Schoolers' Real Concerns About School & Coronavirus

By Anika Nayak
The coronavirus pandemic may be ongoing, but school must go on. As of August 2020, it’s been about five months since students were last in school, as many towns and cities moved to remote learning to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the end of the…

Lili Reinhart Described Heartbreak In The Most Unbearably Relatable Way

By Corinne Sullivan
After months of speculation, Cole Sprouse finally confirmed his split from his Riverdale co-star in an Aug. 19 IG post. Two days later, Bughead shippers had their hearts smashed all over again by Lili Reinhart's description of heartbreak, and she…

Should You Wear A Mask On A First Date? Here's What Experts Say

By Tayi Sanusi
It's hardly a secret that dating in the time of the coronavirus has presented some tough situations to navigate. Although meeting a sexy stranger for the first time with half of your face covered might not be ideal, taking the necessary precautions…

Here's How & When To Talk About Your STI Status On Dates

By Rebecca Strong
Dating someone new comes with all kinds of exciting discoveries — like finding out you both have an affinity for Shark Week, or that you share the same appreciation for old-school hip hop. Exchanging information and learning new things about each…

The Corkcicle x Vineyard Vines Limited Edition Collection Is So Sip-Worthy

By Marisa Casciano
Hydrating should always be a number one priority — especially in the sizzling, 90-degree days of summer. You might set a reminder on your phone for every hour, on the hour that says "take a sip" or "stop at hydration station." Hyping yourself up on…

These Insta Captions Are Made For Bubble Bath Pics & Soaking In The Good Vibes

By Marisa Casciano
At the end of a long week, nothing sounds more relaxing than soaking in a bubble bath. That's why you've made it your routine to grab a glass of lemon water, your favorite scrubs and exfoliators, and turn on your spout. You may turn your phone on…

Here's What A Psychologist Suggests If You're Scared To Go Outside During The Pandemic

By Lara Walsh
The coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of slowing in the United States. In addition to increased stress due to the economic implications of the pandemic, individuals have also reported grappling with fear, anxiety, loneliness, and uncertainty as…