• Skin care

    The 10 step Korean skincare routine: FAQs and the ultimate guide to practicing this popular trend

    Smashing the Western standards of beauty, Korean beauty trends are well-known across the globe today, and have many swearing by them – us included! Recently, we discovered an explosion of the famous 10-step Korean skincare routine and did not want you to miss out!  It is essentially an elaborate, multi-layered skincare routine popularised by global Korean icons and influencers. In contrast to the basic 3-step cleanser-toner-moisturiser routine most of us grew up with, this long routine involves more products, and focuses more on hydration as opposed to exfoliation. First, let’s answer some frequently asked questions about this regimen! Do you  

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  • Shopping

    Surf’s Up: ELLE’s July Shopping Guide

    Beach, pool, lakeside, or the high seas: Whatever your destination this summer, we’ve got everything you need to make waves this season. OCEAN STATE Courtesy of Jade Swim String Theory Rio Bikini Away That Day awaythatday.com $84.00 Wraparound Bikini CHRISTOPHER ESBER mytheresa.com $158.00 Lou Bikini Zonarch Zonarch.com $78.00 That 90’s Vibe Bikini Monica Hansen Beachwear monicahansenbeachwear.com $50.00 Wear It With Oval Sunglasses Bottega Veneta www.matchesfashion.com $495.00 Unrivaled Sun Serum EleVen by Venus Williams elevenbyvenuswilliams.com $50.00 Chouchou Tote Petit Kouraj x SVNR www.petitkouraj.com $255.00 Abako Sandal K.Jacques www.kjacques.fr $253.00 GREAT LAKES Courtesy of Zonarch Classics Lesson Eyelet Bikini Top Guess www.guess.com 

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  • Shopping

    Your Guide to Cheap Grocery Stores Around Philadelphia

    Don’t expect tens of thousands of choices when you dive into the world of deep-discount grocery shopping. But do expect quality products and some pleasant surprises. Get wellness tips, workout trends, healthy eating, and more delivered right to your inbox with our Be Well newsletter. Inside the new Aldi inside the Broadridge apartment development, one of the region’s best cheap grocery stores. Photograph courtesy Aldi Many people find grocery shopping a chore. I’m not one of them. But when you consider the mind-boggling number of items on the shelves of your local supermarket, the time it takes to find all  

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  • Skin care

    A River Rat’s Guide to Skin Care

    “],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> Cracked heels, scaly limbs, and chapped lips—on the river, boaters know the pain of weather-beaten skin. Fortunately, there are skin-care options to help combat sun and water exposure that go beyond chalky mineral sunblock, dehydrating natural soap, and products that leave toxic deposits in our waterways. Here’s what you need to stay clean, moisturized, and protected, from put-in to take-out. Weleda Skin Food Body Butter Lotion ($19) Before you crawl into your sleeping bag, slather cracked fingers and crusty knees with this extra-thick balm. Glycerin, sunflower-seed oil, and cocoa-seed butter seal in moisture and reinforce your skin’s natural barrier.  

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  • Shopping

    The Ultimate Summer 2021 Trend Shopping Guide, Starting at Just $11

    We’ve been reporting on summer 2021 trends for quite some time now. Whether you’ve actually been paying attention or not is another story. However, now that summer is here, we have a feeling you might have entered into the panic-buying stage of your seasonal shopping, and that just won’t do. The time has come to buckle down and dive into the season’s hottest trends, and we’ve got the ultimate summer 2021 trend shopping guide that will deliver all your sartorial needs and then some. Featuring a handful of the trends you’ve surely seen pop up on Instagram, this roundup of  

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  • Wedding

    Inside the TikTok Bride’s ‘Mandatory’ Wedding Guide for Bridesmaids

    Bride-to-be Lisa Torres created a letter of mandatory bridesmaid expectations that went viral on TikTok. She shared the full letter with Insider, and it includes a budget, timeline, and FAQ. Torres wishes she fleshed out her timeline more, but overall had great reactions to her creation. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Bride-to-be Lisa Torres went viral on TikTok after talking about the detailed letter of mandatory wedding commitments she gave to each of her bridesmaids. Now, Torres is sharing her letter in full, plus the changes she’d make to the document if she did it all over again, in  

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