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  1. gifts they might actually want
    Gifts for New Parents, That Have Nothing to Do With BabyBecause mom can’t wear the onesie.
  2. strategist investigates
    How to Buy an (Actually) Honest MirrorWe talked to experts about how to avoid buying a fun-house mirror.
  3. celebrity shopping
    What Actor Alfonso Ribeiro Can’t Live WithoutIt gives a little moisture, a little sheen, and helps my hair hold its shape a little better than when I go au naturel.
  4. recommended by experts
    Everything We’ve Ever Written About Hand-washing DishesGet your dishes as close to dishwasher-clean as possible.
  5. recommended by experts
    The Best Edge Brushes, According to Professional Hair StylistsGive your toothbrush a rest.
  6. celebrity shopping
    What Actress Ryan Destiny Can’t Live Without“Over the past year, I’ve cooked almost everything in this.”
  7. natural hair week
    The Best Detangling Brushes for Natural Hair, According to Hair StylistsWith one of these brushes your wash day might turn into a wash afternoon.
  8. micro sales
    21 On-Sale Spring Dresses Under $100 To Buy NowIt’s time to trade in your quarantine sweats.
  9. natural hair week
    The Best Edge Control, According to Baby-Hair Professionals“You could have no hair on your head, but if you design and style your edges and baby hair correctly, you can be very effective.”
  10. ask a cool person
    The Best Pieces of Black Hair Art, According to Black Artists and CuratorsIncluding prints, puzzles, and a golden roller.
  11. natural hair week
    How to Achieve a Salon Silk Press at Home“Unlike a basic blowout, a silk press adds volume.”
  12. insider goods
    What to Wear to Look Like: A Cowboy“You can have cowboy in your soul.”
  13. green week
    How to Clean Secondhand Furniture, According to Professional UpcyclersIt’s both affordable and sustainable.
  14. recommended by experts
    The Best Moisturizers for Oily Skin, According to DermatologistsThat won’t make you look like a greaseball.
  15. celebrity shopping
    What Meena Harris Can’t Live Without“Color brings me joy, and I really love drinking my rosé from these blush-colored glasses.”
  16. recommended by experts
    How to Get Rid of Dust, According to Cleaning ExpertsYour broom and feather duster aren’t helping.
  17. recommended by experts
    The Best Small-Apartment Ideas, According to Professional OrganizersHow to make the most of your cramped living space.
  18. painless shopping
    44 Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Living-Room DecorationsIncluding an unexpectedly cheap wishbone chair.
  19. painless shopping
    25 (Simple, Over-the-Top, and In-Between) Pieces of Jewelry From Black DesignersIncluding a pair of earrings worn by Serena Williams.
  20. painless shopping
    How to Get Your Birth Control OnlineThese six services make the once-tedious process a breeze.
  21. painless shopping
    The 29 Best Gifts for Every Kind of CoupleIncluding seltzer-addicted couples, crossword-loving couples, and couples that make art together.
  22. painless shopping
    30 Gifts for Kids From Black-Owned BusinessesIncluding children’s books by Black authors, plenty of toys and games, and even a skateboard from the first Black-woman-owned skateboard company.
  23. you can do this
    How to Do Your Own Brazilian Wax at Home, According to People Who’ve TriedProceed with caution.
  24. painless shopping
    27 Great-Smelling Candles From Black-Owned BusinessesIncluding one of Issa Rae’s favorites.
  25. gifts they might actually want
    The 59 Best Gifts for Teenage Girls, According to TeenagersIncluding cozy blankets, computer games, mom jeans, bedroom décor, and lots of beauty.
  26. recommended by experts
    The Best Hair Masks, According to Hair Experts“Hair masks are key to healthy hair, no matter the texture.”
  27. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Subscription Boxes for Every Person (That Also Make Great Gifts)It’s the gift that literally keeps on giving.
  28. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for New Moms, According to New MomsAs one new mom puts it: “Going forward, I’d be more inclined to get things for the mothers, because you’ll get so much baby stuff.”
  29. recommended by experts
    The Best Blenders for Smoothies, According to Chefs and Smoothie FanaticsIncluding three different Vitamix models.
  30. gifts they might actually want
    49 Gifts for Every Type of SisterIncluding ideas for coffee-loving sisters, stressed-out sisters, and kid sisters.
  31. recommended by experts
    The Best Blow-Dryer Brushes, According to HairstylistsThis ’90s tool is making a comeback.
  32. painless shopping
    The Best E-Greeting-Card Services (for When Snail Mail Isn’t an Option)Including video messages, group greetings, and physical cards you don’t have to send yourself.
  33. ask a cool person
    What Is the Best Women’s Underwear?We asked stylists, rappers, models, and designers about their favorites.
  34. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: So, I Bought a Cane Chair. Now What?Twelve nice-looking seat cushions that will add comfort without ruining aesthetics.
  35. recommended by experts
    What Are the Best Over-the-Counter Period-Cramp Remedies?Including everything from ibuprofen to CBD lube.
  36. i keep seeing this
    The Best Absurdly Large Candles (Including One That Burns for 800 Hours)They’re (almost) better than a fireplace.
  37. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Stylish Coats Under $300 (That Are Actually Warm)?Including shackets, wool coats, and so many puffers.
  38. painless shopping
    34 Artificial Plants, Trees, and Flowers That Don’t Look FakeThey’re faux, and they’re spectacular.
  39. painless shopping
    The Best Face Mask Cases (That Are Actually Worth Buying)“We know that a clean dry mask does the best job of filtering particles.”
  40. celebrity shopping
    What Rita Ora Can’t Live Without“You don’t want a sauce that overtakes the taste of food and this one doesn’t do that.”
  41. deal of the day
    The Tie-dye Kit That Helped Me Transform My Brooklinen Sheets Is 40 Percent OffIt can dye up to 18 T-shirts.
  42. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Virtual Gifts for Everyone on Your ListFrom guitar lessons to a virtual cooking class.
  43. holiday gifts 2020
    What’s the Absolute Last Day I Can Order Gifts in Time for the Holidays?Hurry, many of the deadlines are this week.
  44. gifts they’ll want in a pandemic
    I Tie-Dyed My Bed Sheets, Some Bike Shorts, and a Silk Scarf With This KitAnd they were nice Brooklinen sheets.
  45. celebrity shopping
    What Brie Larson Can’t Live Without“We first heard about it from our 13-year-old neighbor, who gave us a hot tip.”
  46. the drugstore project
    The Best Over-the-Counter Mouth Guards for Teeth Grinders, According to Dentists“Teeth are stupid.”
  47. recommended by experts
    The Best Curling Irons, According to Professional HairstylistsIncluding one with a “game changer” accessory.
  48. recommended by experts
    The Best Flat Irons for Straightening Hair, According to ExpertsIncluding the ones Beyoncé and Michelle Obama depend on for sleek hair.
  49. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Faux-Leather Leggings?Including one pair a cool person said they’re “utterly in love with.”
  50. you can do this
    How to Install a Lace-Front Wig, According to Experts“Wigs are super-popular right now because they’re really easy to do.”
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