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Some of our favorite products are from lesser-known brands, but as the market grows, it gets harder to sift out the good from the great. This month, New York City hosted its first-ever Indie Beauty Expo to help consumers do just that. "When I started my skin-care business, I was frustrated by the lack of true beauty read
If this stock photo is any indication, drinking while working out is a confusing, if not completely dangerous, idea. We're still waiting for the day when someone develops an exercise routine in which being more prone to tripping and singing Tori Amos songs at karaoke are actually assets, but, until then, let's focus on how read
Last week at the Refinery29 offices, I moderated a conversation between a group of queer voices about fashion’s evolving relationship with gender. Through fashion, an infinity of genders can be stated and subverted. At times, the tension between seen and unseen feels sexy; but in many cases, the pressure to conceal and read
Autumn is nigh and the time to start swapping out your summer styles for cozier, cold-weather options is almost upon us. It seems every time the weather changes, it's also another chance for folks to change their hair — and cutting bangs is always a popular option. In fact, fringe is trending majorly this season (yet read
My mother is an adventurous dresser — but she hasn’t always been. When she moved to the heartland of America in the late ‘80s from China, her otherness was only highlighted by the blonde, bronzed women around her. She got rid of her prim dresses and the quirky accessories she used to collect in the underground flea read