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We teamed up with Pinterest to help you find the Halloween costume of your dreams. Take a spin on the Hallo-wheel for a new idea (or 10) every day
After a long summer of hot sun, chlorine, and salt water, your strands may not be looking their best. That's why fall is the perfect time for a hair ...
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You probably thought I was out of my mind when I advocated on behalf of a $900 moisturizer a little while back. After all, that's one month's rent (if ...
The pelvic exam — complete with the stirrups and the speculum — isn't anyone's favorite thing about having a vagina. But it's really important because it's...
In the middle of American Honey, there's a stirring Mazzy Star moment. The dirty, rat-tailed, but still handsome Jake (Shia LaBeouf in his best role in ...
Remember when dorm drama just meant your roommate eating the last of your Oreos without asking, or talking on the phone too loudly while you were trying ...

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Jean Therapy

Buying jeans is not for the faint of heart. There's trying to determine your size, which varies from brand to brand and cut-to-cut, and then fearing you'll...
We've already shown you how to shorten the pant leg of your skinny jeans, but wider-leg styles are a whole different beast. You can't just tug, tuck, and ...
Lots of big brands talk a big game when it comes to inclusivity, but few actually push any boundaries to show diversity in their campaigns. Sure, we’ve ...
We put some R29ers to the test to check out which jeans they prefer — and if they can even tell the difference between a high-end and a low-end pair

Love Yourself

According to a study Refinery29 conducted earlier this summer, 70% of women were already self-conscious about their bodies by the age of 13. And the number...
Laura Delarato and plus-size TRX trainer and pole dancer Roz Mays try on workout tops and talk about what makes a good plus-size workout top
Meet Lulu Bonfils: artist, model, Instagram champ, and all around cool girl stomping on pre-determined model rules in sick combat boots

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Ebling has been by her friend's side through marriages, births, deaths — all the ups and downs of life. But she never expected her old playmate to be just ...
We live in a world of instant gratification when it comes to just about everything. But, even though we can get a bevy of products and services delivered ...
Everyone has that song that makes their blood rush, their face flush, and their pulse quicken. It's the jam you always have queued up when there's even the...
We thought all zodiac-related news had passed — especially after last week's collective freakout over the new constellation, Ophiuchus, potentially ...
After a long summer of hot sun, chlorine, and salt water, your strands may not be looking their best. That's why fall is the perfect time for a hair ...
Remember when dorm drama just meant your roommate eating the last of your Oreos without asking, or talking on the phone too loudly while you were trying ...
Today is a joyous occasion for all those that live for extraction videos (and we know there are a lot of you out there!) because R29 is visiting your ...
Earlier this year, Lena Dunham was hospitalized to treat a ruptured ovarian cyst, unintentionally shedding light on an often ignored area of women's health...
Watch as we hang with some NYC skaters as they talk about what it's like to be a woman at the skate park
Technically, there are hundreds of ways you can layer. You could conceivably throw on three of your warmest tops and rock a pair of thick pants under a ...
You probably thought I was out of my mind when I advocated on behalf of a $900 moisturizer a little while back. After all, that's one month's rent (if ...
Like booster supplements in smoothies and freshly pressed green-drink orders, the use of serums in skin care can at first seem like a superfluous, if not ...
Remember the moment you fell in love with coffee? Maybe it was as a kid, sneaking a sip out of your dad's mug. Or perhaps it was in the wee hours of the ...
Your birth control is supposed to bring you peace of mind, but could it be affecting your mental health in a negative way? A large new study suggests a ...
We're in plus-size pool party heaven
Left to right: Donna, Static, White Rabbit, 8 Track A video posted by ColourPop Cosmetics (@colourpopcosmetics) on Sep 28, 2016 at 12:47pm PDT ...
You've seen Tom Cruise scale the Burj Khalifa. You've heard about the bottomless, all-day brunches. You're dying to prolong summer just a teensy bit longer...
In the past few years, we’ve witnessed the launch of silent hair dryers and damage-free bleaching. We’ve learned that shampoo comes after conditioner, and ...
Election Day lasts just one day — a 24-hour culmination of the seemingly never-ending campaign season. But we’ll spend the next two, four, six years ...
A Google search for "mooning" pulls up expected results: some news articles about protestors pulling down their pants, and the formal dictionary definition...
We teamed up with Pinterest to help you find the Halloween costume of your dreams. Take a spin on the Hallo-wheel for a new idea (or 10) every day
The world has a lot of hotels, some better than others. Certain properties are 100% worth adding to your must-stay travel bucket list, whether its because ...
Coffee has seen us through a lot of tough times. Those all-nighters in college, work deadlines, and hangovers from hell — we couldn't have made it to the...
We've heard plenty of ridiculous claims in the beauty industry. But the number-one assertion? Long-wear. Whether they're marketed as sweat-proof, ...
Do you remember the Hula-Hoop dress? It was a dress for little girls, pretty basic in almost every way except that there was a Hula-Hoop sewn into the hem...
I had just ended my second “serious relationship” and had been back in the usual rotation of dating apps when I met Drew*. Drew was a man that my mother ...
As you might have heard by now, the first black moon since 2014 will rise this Friday night. As ominous as it sounds, the black moon is just another term...
Bags are hard to shop for. Although they have a lot of utility — they're used to tote our items all around town — designers only have so many ways to get ...
The fashion industry is evolving, much to our collective relief. And especially right now, you might have noticed that celebrating one's unique looks is...
If you’ve fallen victim to the frustration that is acne — and, seeing as how it’s the most common skin condition in the US, chances are you have — we’ve ...