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Coronavirus has us doing chain letters for recipes like it’s the damn ’90s

Coronavirus has us doing chain letters for recipes like it’s the damn ’90s

Imagine you could get 36 recipes for free. I mean, you can, by going to literally any recipe website. But imagine they were slightly more curated than that, given to you by a like-minded person or someone like-minded to that like-minded person, recipes that are “quick, easy, and without rare ingredients.” All you have to…
Sex: If So Many Of Us Are Doing It, Then Why Do I Feel So Guilty?

Sex: If So Many Of Us Are Doing It, Then Why Do I Feel...

It all kind of started when I was 17, the age I discovered and started to read about feminist theories. For me, being sexually promiscuous meant that I was being a good feminist, rejecting the oppressive doctrines of previous generations. I searched for potential sexual partners in aim of repossessing my body and narrative as…
Black Actors Are Getting Huge Roles In Hollywood, But Still Doing Their Own Hair

Black Actors Are Getting Huge Roles In Hollywood, But Still Doing Their Own Hair

“Just come with your hair washed,” were the directions actress KJ Smith received from a director before shooting a commercial a few years ago. “My natural hair wasn’t styled, but I came to set equipped with a clean wig — just in case,” she says. “I showed up and they insisted that my natural hair…
Amazon’s former HQ2 location is doing just fine without Amazon

Amazon’s former HQ2 location is doing just fine without Amazon

Looking at the real estate market in Long Island City right now, you’d never know the Queens neighborhood is just a few months post breakup with one of the most valuable tech companies in the world. Back in November of last year, after a 14-month long courtship, the e-commerce giant Amazon had declared its love…
8 Beauty Brands That Are Helping Save The Ocean – And Looking Good Doing It

8 Beauty Brands That Are Helping Save The Ocean – And Looking Good Doing It

It's hardly a secret that in the year 2019, ocean pollution as a result of our Big Plastic Problem is a serious issue that can't be ignored. As a result, some brands across fashion and beauty have made sustainable practices a part of their M.O; some have made a commitment to go zero-waste and phase…
This Is What Walnut Face Scrubs Are Really Doing To Your Skin

This Is What Walnut Face Scrubs Are Really Doing To Your Skin

It's an excellent question, so we took it straight to the pros to get their input on whether walnut scrubs are safe. The verdict? In a word, no. "Walnut scrubs have traditionally been considered to be harsh for the skin because of sharp edges of the walnut powder," says dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of…
9 Braided Styles For When You Want To Hit Snooze On Doing Your Hair

9 Braided Styles For When You Want To Hit Snooze On Doing Your Hair

You're standing before a mirror, getting ready to do your hair. Then you realize this is the fourth time you've used a mini-flat iron on your edges this week or the fifth time you've re-twisted your hair before bed. A few deep breaths and shoulder rolls in, you've entered f*ck this mode. The truth is,…
This Is What Gloria Steinem Was Doing At Your Age

This Is What Gloria Steinem Was Doing At Your Age

It was in her 30s that Steinem’s reputation as a journalist and feminist really took off. In 1968, at 34, she became a founding editor and political columnist for New York magazine and got progressively more involved in the feminist movement as a public figure. Her activism shaped the scope of her work as a…
Stop What You’re Doing & Shop Shopbop’s Buy More, Save More Sale

Stop What You’re Doing & Shop Shopbop’s Buy More, Save More Sale

Now that Fashion Month is in its final stretch, we've found so much to love from the runways and streets of New York, London, Milan and Paris (plus rising stars in Stockholm and Copenhagen). With the arrival of some much-needed #inspo and so many emerging trends, naturally, comes the urge to shop — a lot.…
The best book covers from 1820 to 1914 include a sweet potato doing a pinup pose

The best book covers from 1820 to 1914 include a sweet potato doing a...

Welcome to Vox’s weekly book link roundup, a curated selection of the internet’s best writing on books and related subjects. Here’s the best the web has to offer for the week of February 10, 2019. What’s perhaps most troubling about the plagiarized portions of your book are the minor word changes — a person’s last…

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