Lydia Mansel

Lydia Mansel is the Social Editor at Elite Daily. She came to New York after graduating from The College of William & Mary in Virginia. Follow her on Twitter/Instagram @lydiamansel.

I Swam For 6 Weeks To See If I Could Change My Body And Mind

By Lydia Mansel
I was supposed to start this article back in January. I told everyone about my plans to swim for six weeks and how excited I was. My mom even bought me a swim cap and goggles. Days, weeks and months went by while I went through every excuse in the…

I Spent A Week With Lush And It Reinvented My Skincare And Beauty Routine

By Lydia Mansel
Ever since I can remember, my skincare routine has consisted of lotion. Lubriderm body lotion. For my legs, arms and face. Sometimes I'll buy the one with the SPF; other times I'll grab the one for dry skin. Last winter, however, I caved and bought…

Sorry, Ladies: Rami Malek Wins Best Dressed On The Emmys Red Carpet

By Lydia Mansel
If you didn't know who Rami Malek was before the 2016 Emmys, you're about to know now. The star of "Mr. Robot" turned heads as he made his way down the red carpet in a dashing white suit jacket. Rami Malek is our #ManCrush of the…

Sarah Hyland Wore Both A Dress And Pants On The Emmys Red Carpet

By Lydia Mansel
Sometimes you just can't decide what to wear. You have something in mind -- a dress, let's say -- and then at the last second, you freak out because you think you'll be too hot/cold/dressed up/casual/etc. You start to hyperventilate, sweat and you…

Kendall Jenner Landed Another Stunning Vogue Cover

By Lydia Mansel
Well, Kendall Jenner's done it again. The 20-year-old model landed another Vogue cover. This time, she graces the cover of Vogue Australia's October 2016 issue. The model, wearing Gucci, posed for famed photographer Patrick Demarchelier and was…

This Is What Trey From 'Laguna Beach' Looks Like Now

By Lydia Mansel
If you didn't watch "Laguna Beach" (obviously the first and second seasons) in the 2000s, you really missed out. You don't understand the significance of "Cabo, Cabo, Cabo" or "STEPPPHEEEEEEN." You don't know who really started the choker…

Jude Law's 15-Year-Old Daughter Could Be The New Face Of Chanel

By Lydia Mansel
According to the Daily Mail, Jude Law and Sadie Frost's daughter, Iris Law, could soon join the ranks of Kate Moss (her godmother), Cara Delevingne and Lily-Rose Depp and model for CHANEL. A source told the Daily Mail, Iris has been courted by a big…

Chloë Grace Moretz Is Talking About The Kardashians, Again

By Lydia Mansel
You know, if I were in a public feud with the Kardashian family, I'd probably try to keep it on the DL. Chloë Grace Mortez, however, is a little different from me. She's not a fan of the Kardashians, and she wants everyone to know it. Let's go back…

Malia Obama's Graphic T-Shirt Is So Obvious And So Perfect

By Lydia Mansel
In some ways, Malia Obama is your average 18-year-old. She loves twerking, music festivals and gap years. And, just like most other teenagers, she loves a good old-fashioned graphic t-shirt. This weekend, Malia rocked a shirt at Made in America…

Rihanna Is Definitely In Love, And This $15,550 Outfit Proves It

By Lydia Mansel
Rihanna is far from boring. In fact, the word "boring" should never even be in a sentence talking about the 2016 winner of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Her music, love life and sense of fashion are dramatic and riveting. Rihanna never…

Kate Middleton's Extremely Chic, Preppy Pants Are Only $25

By Lydia Mansel
You can pretend you don't want to be her. You can act like her hair isn't perfect. You can roll your eyes at her Barbour jackets, L.K. Bennett dresses and her extremely English fascinators, but we all want to be Kate Middleton. And now, you'll…

Selena Gomez Publicly Calls Out Justin Bieber For Instagram PDA

By Lydia Mansel
I unfollowed Justin Bieber on Instagram a long, long time ago. But it looks like that was a huge mistake because the 22-year-old has been going nuts with the social media PDA -- and I nearly missed it all. Yes, the new star of the @justinbieber…

All The Orlando Bloom Movies We Will Never Be Able To Watch Again

By Lydia Mansel
You've Googled them. I've Googled them. You screamed. I screamed. We all screamed for Orlando Bloom's penis. While on vacation with girlfriend Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom was spotted letting it all hang out while paddle boarding and genuinely have a…

This Throwback Video Justin Made For Selena's Birthday Will Rip Your Heart Out

By Lydia Mansel
There are some iconic relationships we'll never get over. Brad and Jennifer. Zayn and Perrie. Nick and Mariah. Taylor and Calvin (too soon?). Chris and Gwyneth. Orlando and Miranda. Ryan and Rachel. Ugh, my heart can't handle all of these celebrity…

People Are Really Mad About This Adorable Photo Of Prince George

By Lydia Mansel
It's 2016, and that means no matter what you do, someone, somewhere, will have a problem with it. It's just how life is these days. And today, July 22, is just like any other day, except it's Prince George's 3rd birthday. Yes, he's 3! My, how time…

Perrie Edwards Channels Gigi Hadid In This Super Sexy Bikini Pic

By Lydia Mansel
I need to say this right away: I'm Team Gigi and Team Perrie. Never Team Zayn. He betrayed One Direction and caused the downfall of the greatest boy band of all time. OK, now that we got that out of the way, let's talk about this recent Instagram of…

These New Photos Might Reveal A Huge Clue About The Final Season Of 'Girls'

By Lydia Mansel
Warning: major spoilers ahead. The fifth season of "Girls" ended in dramatic fashion -- Hannah finally came into her own after her breakup with her super hot boyfriend, Fran, and Adam was still with Jessa. It left those of us who've been fans of…

It Looks Like One Direction's 'Hiatus' Is Officially Over

By Lydia Mansel
I guess we can all stop holding our breath now. The One Direction "hiatus" is most likely over. According to Liam Payne's latest posts, he's signed with Capitol Records. On one hand, I feel like I should be happy for him. He'll finally be able to…

5 Books You Should Read This Summer -- Judged By Their Covers

By Lydia Mansel
I'll admit it: I'm drawn to books with visually appealing covers. I can't help it. I want my color-coded bookshelf to constantly look fresh and vibrant. I read "Gone with the Wind" because the version at my library had gold-plated pages and a maroon…

The Worst Part Of Going On A Date In Front Of The Entire Internet

By Lydia Mansel
In some ways, I knew what to expect when I agreed to participate in a blind date on The Skin Deep's video series {The And}. The purpose of {THE AND} is to create a "global relationship genome project," what The Skin Deep calls "a catalogue of all…