Rachel Cavanaugh

Bio

Rachel Cavanaugh is a Portland-based staff commerce writer for Bustle Digital Group, where she covers travel, fitness, adventure, and the outdoors. Prior to joining the BDG team, she worked as an outdoor and tech writer for Digital Trends, digital producer for MSN, and global content writer for Nike. Her bylines have appeared in Men's Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Yahoo Tech, Gear Junkie, Matador Network, MSN Canada, Stacker, Bozeman Chronicle, and others. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Montana School of Journalism. She loves waist-deep snow, whiskey, late-night Skee-Ball, and pajama dance parties. Follow her on Instagram @rachwheresyourinsta.

These Cute, No-Slip Clips Are Perfect For Fine Hair (& Yes, You're Going To Want Them All)

By Rachel Cavanaugh
If you have fine hair like I do, you're probably familiar with the challenge that hair clips can present. No sooner have you fastened them down than they've begun sliding down the back of your neck. The best hair clips for fine hair need extra grip…

7 Stylish Tote Bags That You'll Want To Take Everywhere (Or Just To The Grocery Store)

By Rachel Cavanaugh
When it comes to choosing a day bag, there are so many styles out there, but what I love about totes bags is how versatile they are. You can take them to work, haul them to the beach, or tuck them under your airplane seat. Heck, you can even use…

59 Random Products On Amazon That Are Straight Fire

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Mascara that tints your eyelashes with mashed-up blackberries, a sink cleaner that shoots nuclear air blasts through your drain, and a gadget that pumps up balloons inside your wine to keep it fresh — there are some seriously weird products on…

Yogis, Rejoice: These 4 Supportive Yoga Mats Are All Under $30

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Practicing yoga is all about peace and mindfulness, I know. But it's hard to feel centered when you look at the prices for basic yoga mats. That's why I searched Amazon to find mats that get the job done without breaking the bank. The best budget…

These Powerful Blenders Are Perfect For Frozen Margaritas (Because You Deserve It)

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Whether you're hosting a party or sipping cocktails solo, it's awesome to be able to make frozen margaritas at home. When shopping for the right blender for this important task, the key is finding one with enough power to crush ice. Generally…

These 6 Unique Puzzles Will Keep You Busy For Hours, Days, Or Even Months

By Rachel Cavanaugh
As a self-proclaimed jigsaw puzzle connoisseur, I can safely say that I've never encountered a puzzle I didn't have the urge to start putting together immediately. Still, even the most avid puzzle-doers can get bored of the traditional country…

6 Supportive Sports Bras That Runners Swear By — & They're All On Amazon

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Whether you're jogging on pavement or trails, the best sports bras for running support your cup size and activity levels and are made from breathable, comfortable materials. When shopping around for the right fit, it's helpful to understand how…

These Are The Best Clip-On Reading Lights — One Blocks Blue Light For A Better Night’s Sleep

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Clip-on reading lights aren't just a simple solution for late-night reading that won't disturb the person sitting next to you, they're also a great way to offer illumination in tight spaces that are just too small for table lamps. The best clip-on…

These Resistance Bands Are The Versatile Workout Tool You Can Take Anywhere

By Rachel Cavanaugh
It's tough to maintain a fitness routine when you're on the go and don't have access to a gym. However, there's an easy solution: resistance bands. These portable workout centers, which easily fit into practically any suitcase, provide tons of…

Amazon Prime Isn't Worth Having If You Aren't Buying These 52 Brilliant Last-Minute Gifts

By Rachel Cavanaugh
It's never too late to find a great gift for that special someone, as long as you have Amazon Prime. Not only does having a Prime subscription give you access to millions of brilliant gifts, but many of them also come with free two-day shipping. Why…

60 Amazon Prime Gifts So Good They'll Leave Your Loved Ones Shook

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Practical, fun, and affordable? That combination is the elusive holy grail of gift shopping. If you're someone who always manages to check off these boxes, you're basically a gift-master. If this doesn't describe you, however, you're not alone…

66 Insanely Clever Gifts Under $25 On Amazon

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Gift-giving is a heartwarming endeavor that lets you show your loved ones how much you care about them and makes everyone feel warm and fuzzy. But you know what else it is? Expensive. Finding the best gifts under $25 can feel like a Herculean task…

37 Hidden Gems On Amazon That Make Life As Easy As The Instant Pot Does

By Rachel Cavanaugh
What could be more convenient than the Instant Pot? You drop your ingredients into a bowl — and then hours later, dinner is served. I seriously don't know what people ever did without it. But the handy pressure cooker isn't the only invention in the…

70 Products On Amazon Prime That Are Rad As Hell & Cheap As Hell

By Julie Peck and Rachel Cavanaugh
Awesome, cheap, and fast: Choose any two — that's how the old rule goes, right? When it comes to gifts on Amazon Prime, the site blows that whole proposition out of the water with this collection of inexpensive and rad as hell gifts that ship via…

38 Hidden Gems On Amazon That Make Life As Easy As The Instant Pot Does

By Rachel Cavanaugh
What could be more convenient than the Instant Pot? You drop your ingredients into a bowl — and then hours later, dinner is served. I seriously don't know what people ever did without it. But the handy pressure cooker isn't the only invention in the…

41 Things Exploding In Popularity On Amazon That'll Save You A Bunch Of Money

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Everyone wants to save money — it's one of those universal truths besides taxes — but it's not always easy to figure out the best way to do it. Here's a little bit of a weird idea: try out some money-saving products on Amazon. Sure, spending money…

38 Strange Finds On Amazon With Massive Followings

By Rachel Cavanaugh
It's easy to see why some products gain a massive following pretty quickly — things like wireless headphones, extra-comfortable sneakers, or plush travel pillows come to mind. But what about those other, lesser-known items? I'm talking about the…

42 Things Exploding In Popularity On Amazon That'll Save You A Bunch Of Money

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Everyone wants to save money — it's one of those universal truths besides taxes — but it's not always easy to figure out the best way to do it. Here's a little bit of a weird idea: try out some money-saving products on Amazon. Sure, spending money…

39 Strange Finds On Amazon With Massive Followings

By Rachel Cavanaugh
It's easy to see why some products gain a massive following pretty quickly — things like wireless headphones, extra-comfortable sneakers, or plush travel pillows come to mind. But what about those other, lesser-known items? I'm talking about the…

You'll Use These 40 Clever Under-$25 Products On Amazon At Least Twice A Day

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Every now and then, a product comes along that — at the risk of sounding melodramatic — literally changes your daily routine. Maybe it's a beauty product that clears your skin up. Or perhaps it's a kitchen tool that cuts your cooking time in half.…