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  1. compulsive shopping
    I Can’t Stop Buying Shoelaces (to Zhuzh My White Sneakers)From a chunky, made-for-skaters set I use to up my street cred, to the laces I always use in rain, to a leather pair for when I want to stand out.
  2. this thing's incredible
    This £2 Drugstore Hair Treatment Repaired My Hopeless Split EndsPalmer’s sustainably sourced deep conditioner is the truth.
  3. recommended by experts
    The Best Ways to Prevent Thigh Chafe When It’s Hot and Humid OutsideThirteen experts recommend the anti-chafe products they rely on, from glide-on balms, to powders you can precisely apply, to garter-style leg bands.
  4. celebrity shopping
    What Musician Gavin Rossdale Can’t Live Without“It has high sides for making sauces, and using the pan feels like putting on a great suit or pair of shoes.”
  5. celebrity shopping
    What Drag Queen Shangela Laquifa Wadley Can’t Live Without“If I’m going to be doing a ten-minute Beyoncé medley, then I need to put this on.”
  6. not a professional. just crazy.
    Rihanna, As It Turns Out, Makes the World’s Comfiest, Most Supportive BraWhen wearing it, I feel like I don’t have a bra on at all — not a sensation those of us with large chests get to experience too often.
  7. reading lists
    7 Books About Race to Read to Your KidsA reading list for parents committed to raising anti-racist children.
  8. reading lists
    7 Anti-Racist Books Recommended by Educators and ActivistsBecoming anti-racist is a lifelong commitment, these books are a good place to start.
  9. reading lists
    The Best Books for Budding Black Feminists, According to ExpertsFrom hooks to Yamahta-Taylor.
  10. recommended by experts
    How to Make Coffee at Home Like a BaristaAccording to Erika Vonie, one of the leading experts on making a good cup of joe.
  11. not a professional. just crazy.
    These Exfoliant Socks Made My Feet Shed Like a SnakeThey’re gentler than Baby Foot, but no less effective.
  12. not a professional. just crazy.
    Since Haircuts Aren’t Possible, Try One of These Ultramoisturising Masks“I want to make sure that as my hair lengthens, it doesn’t grow into a tangled, uncontrollable, broomlike disaster.”
  13. recommended by experts
    The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbooks, According to Vegetarian and Vegan ChefsWhatever your reason for wanting to cook more vegetarian dishes or vegan recipes, there’s a cookbook that can help you, no matter your skill level.
  14. things we don't talk about
    The Best Sex Toys for Men, According to ExpertsIt’s time to get familiar with the “P-spot.”
  15. recommended by experts
    10 Great Ways to Keep Your Kids Busy at HomeFun and educational activities to keep your kids occupied while you log on to your fourth zoom meeting of the day.
  16. recommended by experts
    The Best Makeup Brush Cleaners, According to ExpertsIncluding a cleanser and conditioner meant for paintbrushes.
  17. this things incredible
    I No Longer Chop, Grate, or Julienne Without These Cut-Resistant GlovesThey helped me regain my confidence in the kitchen after an unfortunate avocado toast-related finger severing.
  18. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Workout Shoes for Women?We talked to 16 women about the workout shoes they wear for everything from HIIT to long-distance running.
  19. our shopping cart
    The Strategist Haul: What One Writer Bought on Her Trip to ScandinaviaIncluding a status-y Swedish raincoat, a ceramic Danish ghost, and hair clips galore.
  20. celebrity shopping
    What Karina Longworth Can’t Live Without“The photos this camera takes are the perfect soft-focus, low-resolution images that don’t ever need retouching.”
  21. this thing's incredible
    I No Longer Use Paper Towels Thanks to These Superabsorbent Swedish DishclothsI use them to dust dressers, desks, lowboys; to clean spilled dirt when I repot plants. And when my Chihuahua vomits, I use them to scrub that, too.
  22. please advise
    Ask Chris Black: What Should a Man (Well) Over 50 Buy to Update His Casual Wear?Chris suggests some age-appropriate clothes for the dad set, as well as special gifts for a 30th birthday, and his favorite winter scarves.
  23. celebrity shopping
    What Antoni Porowski Can’t Live Without“Sorry to talk so much about T-shirts, but I’m very passionate about white T-shirts.”
  24. this thing's incredible
    This Comically Long Phone Charger Is Virtually IndestructibleI’ve had it for two years and it hasn’t frayed at all.
  25. this thing's incredible
    I Keep a Drawerful of This Wedgie-Proof Plus-Size UnderwearIt’s completely frill-free and never rides up.
  26. this thing's incredible
    A Travel Writer Found The Best Airplane Pillow And It’s A Padded ScarfSleeping on Flights Is So Much Easier With This Neck Pillow
  27. this thing's incredible
    The Hair ‘Milk’ That’s Like a Bounce Sheet for My Staticky Winter HairThis milk made my hair instantly polished.
  28. this thing's incredible
    The Brow Gel That Made Me Tumblr FamousI’ve been loyal to Eyeko for seven glorious years.
  29. the strategist uk
    Ask Chris Black: What’s Your Perfect White T-Shirt?Plus: 2019’s status tote bag, and the best chunky sweaters for men.
  30. this thing's incredible
    My Crocs Thong Sandals Are a Perfect (and Dare I Say Sexy) Summer Rain Shoe“They’re minimalist and sleek, with organic curved lines that (kind of) recall those of a Zaha Hadid building.”