Life & Love

Dear E. Jean: How do I stop procrastinating? Please give me real concrete methods. —I Even Put Off Writing This Question! Dear Miss I Put Off: And I put off answering it. Because the truth is, everybody procrastinates, so here’s Auntie Eeee’s guide for Fooling Yourself Into Getting Things Done: 1. Experts tell you to
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Mommy brain. I bristle every time I hear the phrase. First, its cutesiness reads as immediately condescending, an instant linguistic dismissal. Then there’s the notion that giving birth somehow renders women less equipped to do mental heavy-lifting—a dangerous assumption to which I hesitate to add fuel, especially at a time when discrimination against pregnant women
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Cassandra Grey is a curator. She curates spaces, people and, most influentially, the luxury beauty store Violet Grey. Online and on Melrose Place, Violet Grey sells only products that are beloved by celebrities and their makeup artists, stringently edited in accordance with Grey’s own beauty philosophy: less but better. Grey, who started the company in
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Having a different kind of Sure, DTR-ing will still be a thing, but after you’ve determined what exactly you “are,” it’s time to have a different talk: birth control. Whether it’s condoms, daily pills, or an IUD, it’s important that you’re both on the same page when it comes to avoiding unplanned pregnancies. While the
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The benefits of adopting a trusted birth control system would fill up a nice-sized laundry list, but, unfortunately, so would the myths surrounding it. We asked OB-GYNs Dr. Michelle Moniz and Dr. Alyssa Dweck to debunk the most common ones. “You gain weight when you’re on the pill.” There’s nothing wrong with wondering how a
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Once social media became an everyday part of our lives, nothing was safe. Even the relatively mundane—like the inside of our refrigerators—could be styled, zhushed, or otherwise made to look aesthetically pleasing. LA-based influencer Megan Batoon invited us into her home to share her camera-ready kitchen, as well as secrets on how she keeps her
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