Winter Hair and Skin Essentials

Exfoliators, serums, lotions and potions to protect against the elements indoors and outdoors

Between frosty, low-humidity air outdoors and powerful heating indoors, winter can wreak havoc on skin and hair. While it’s certainly not the most diabolical of weather-related woes, dehydration can lead to problems—dryness, dullness, itchiness, redness, brittleness, flakes, frizz and more—that are distracting, unsightly and uncomfortable. It’s crucial to hydrate from the inside, while using humidifiers and avoiding super-hot showers can also help. But when it …

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Queer-Owned Brands

Products by LGBTQ+ makers, designers, artists, writers and more

Every gift we give can have a resounding impact well beyond the reaction of the receiver so it’s important to be mindful of where our money goes. Supporting the LGBTQ+ community is always necessary—every day, all year round. (And whether friend or family, be sure to check in on the LGBTQ+ people in your life, especially over the holidays.) LGBTQ+ designers, artists, authors, makers and …

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: Gifts That Give Back

Proceeds from all these present purchases go to organizations that do good

During the holidays, our collective consumerism can reach a fever pitch and prompt some very real self-reflection. With this in mind, we encourage readers who have the bandwidth and budget to donate time or money—at any time of the year—to local mutual aid initiatives or larger organizations like The Loveland Foundation, The Trevor Project, Last Prisoner Project, Everytown, Kiva, RAICES and more. Sometimes, though, you …