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Instagram Is Cracking Down On Users Under Age 13

Instagram Is Cracking Down On Users Under Age 13

Of course, age limits online are nothing new — according to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, websites, apps, and other online services cannot take any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. But now, Instagram is excluding everyone under 13 altogether. It's one of the few social platforms that…
We Asked 33 People How Much Time They Spend On Instagram Every Day

We Asked 33 People How Much Time They Spend On Instagram Every Day

"I deleted the app off of my phone a couple of months ago. I didn't like how much time I was spending on it, and I also didn't like the way it made me feel. It's hard for me to not compare my life to the lives of others on the platform — both people…
Aimee Song Unfiltered on Design, Depression, and Life Beyond Instagram

Aimee Song Unfiltered on Design, Depression, and Life Beyond Instagram

Song went to college in San Francisco and studied interior architecture. It was as an undergraduate that she began a design blog called Song of Style. At first she focused on interiors, though the purview quickly expanded to other things that Song loves, like lifestyle, travel, and, above all, fashion. Song still maintains the website…
Kesha Is Launching A Makeup Line To Align With Your Aura, Not Your Instagram Filter

Kesha Is Launching A Makeup Line To Align With Your Aura, Not Your Instagram...

Kesha is back and more badass than ever. There's no denying that the 32-year-old pop star has had a rocky few years, but this week marks her bright, colorful return to the spotlight. With a new album on the horizon, she's got a positive outlook that puts her happiness and art first, pushes her to…
Instagram’s New Dark Mode Is Chic AF — & Here’s How To Get It

Instagram’s New Dark Mode Is Chic AF — & Here’s How To Get It

And to get dark mode on Android (if you have Android 10), go to Settings > Display > Advanced and then choose Dark in the device theme menu. It's worth noting, though, that you can't use dark mode on your iPhone or Android and then opt out of dark mode on Instagram — it's a…
I Got The ’90s-Inspired Highlights You’ve Seen All Over Instagram

I Got The ’90s-Inspired Highlights You’ve Seen All Over Instagram

"Previously, color has been about making hair look natural, but this doesn't support a haircut," says Adir Abergel, hairstylist and creative director of Virtue. "The reason we're seeing all of these highlights and chunky color placements is to prop up a blunt cut. We saw this in the '90s with the supermodels like Cindy Crawford,…
Margherita Missoni On Bringing Her Family’s Legacy To The Instagram Generation

Margherita Missoni On Bringing Her Family’s Legacy To The Instagram Generation

And that’s exactly what she’s done with her first ever collection for M Missoni. Previously a brand license, the newly-revived, lower-priced M line is Missoni for a younger generation: a remixed, refreshed, revived Missoni. “M is about making clothes for real people,” she tells Refinery29 backstage ahead of her first collection presentation, having been appointed…
This Celeb-Loved Indie Brand Just Landed At Nordstrom — But Got Its Start On Instagram

This Celeb-Loved Indie Brand Just Landed At Nordstrom — But Got Its Start On...

In 2015, the Brooklyn-based jewelry designer Adina Kamkhatchi was just like a lot of other people using Instagram to document their lives. In her case, it was posting photos of the accessories that she was assembling by hand in her parents' kitchen in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Using a combination of YouTube tutorials and a knack for…
29Rooms Is Taking Over Instagram & Here Are Our Fave Posts

29Rooms Is Taking Over Instagram & Here Are Our Fave Posts

If you haven't heard of 29Rooms (in which case...look it up!), then you've at least scrolled past photos of the event on your Instagram feed and wondered: What is this glittery, whimsical dreamscape before mine eyes? Well, we come bearing good news, which is that 29Rooms might very well be coming to a city near…
Lili Reinhart Shows Off Her Heat-Free Curls On Instagram

Lili Reinhart Shows Off Her Heat-Free Curls On Instagram

Reinhart joins a few other celebs who have been embracing their naturally curly textures recently. In February, Ariana Grande took down her ponytail and revealed her shoulder-length waves, though she quickly returned to her famous ponytail. In April, Sarah Hyland also told Refinery29 that she's cutting back on wearing extensions, which she primarily wore for…

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