Making The Most Of It

The 20 Best Products To Give You A Sun-Kissed Glow Without The Beach

By Margaret Blatz
No matter how badly you don't want to, it's time to face it: Summer 2020 isn't at all what anyone thought it would be. Planned beach vacations quickly morphed into impromptu backyard photo shoots, which eventually turned into 12 straight hours of…

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…

10 Fun Ideas For Your Outdoor WFH Pics & Creating Magic On Your Patio

By Marisa Casciano
When you first started your career, "work from home" was most likely not in your job description. Now, it's the new norm, and you're making the most of it. You've transformed your kitchen into the home office of your dreams, and you're sitting…

Is It Possible To Fall In Love During The Pandemic? I Asked Experts

By Hannah Orenstein
On March 11, I went to dinner at a crowded Mexican restaurant with Louis*, a Bumble match. It was our third date, and when I slid into the seat adjacent to his, he asked, “You’re not worried about sitting close to me, right?” I reassured him it was…

Brad Mondo Reacted To Me Bleaching & Coloring My Hair At Home

By Theresa Massony
In absolutely no way is bleaching and coloring your hair at home an activity for the faint of heart. There's a reason these types of hair services are left to the professionals: They're hard, and the margin for irreparable error is astronomically…

102 National & U.S State Parks To Visit For A Socially Distanced Summer Escape

By Alexa Mellardo
Even the most highly-anticipated vacation plans can change unexpectedly, and as we've all realized, this includes your entire 2020 summer itinerary. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have pressed pause on all of your pre-booked vacations, but…

14 Backyard Pics To Take With Your Pup That'll Raise The Bark On Your Summer Instas

By Marisa Casciano
Regardless of how sizzling your summer may be, your Instagram feed should make every bit of your season look — and feel — fresh. Some pics will always rake in the love and LOLs, like doggone cute photographs of your fur baby. But for your next photo…

29 Must-Have Home Goods For Summer That'll Instantly Upgrade Your Time At Home

By Alexa Mellardo
The sun-filled summer travel plans you spent all winter fantasizing about are on hold indefinitely and heading to the beach for the weekend or to a cute, coastal destination isn't an option for much of the country. Due to the ongoing coronavirus…

This Is The *Best* Way To Give Yourself A Perfect Pro Pedicure At Home

By Margaret Blatz
Sometimes, especially with how long quarantine has lasted, you just look at your feet, and you can’t help but think: How did I let it come to this? Your feet might be a little cracked, your nail polish is chipped beyond belief, or maybe you’re just…

30 Pandemic-Safe First Date Ideas That Help You Find Love In A Hopeless Place

By Hannah Orenstein and Veronica Lopez
Leave it to a global pandemic to make you wistfully long for dates consisting of overpriced cocktails at a noisy bar before awkwardly making out on a street corner and getting ghosted. Sigh. While your go-to date activities from the Before Times…

If You're Road Tripping During The Pandemic, Pack These Expert-Approved Tips

By Marisa Casciano
When planning a road trip, a fun travel companion, a great playlist, and a thirst for adventure are usually all you need. But the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made traveling a much more challenging and scary process. Your health and safety, as…

Unpopular Opinion: Quarantine Is The Perfect Time To Heal From Heartbreak

By Veronica Lopez
Anamaria, 26, spent the first month of the coronavirus pandemic living with her ex-boyfriend in their shared New York City apartment. “It was so f*cking weird,” she tells Elite Daily. They broke up at the end of February, right before the world…

Everything You *Need* To Know Before Coloring Your Hair At Home, So You Don't Ruin It Forever

By Theresa Massony
Just when it looked like most of the U.S. was on track to reopen businesses like hair salons, spikes in coronavirus cases across the nation have put many states' reopening processes on pause. Sadly, this means you might not be running back to your…

Here's How To Fall In Love Over FaceTime, According To Experts

By Rebecca Strong
Call me a hopeless romantic, but I'm a firm believer that two strangers can fall for each other before ever meeting — blame it on my fervent marathon-watching of Love Is Blind. I mean, if those contestants can form deep connections without even…