These Lululemon-inspired leggings from Amazon start at just $ 25 | CNN Underscored

If you’re like us, you live in leggings – even when you have zero intention of getting into a workout. For many, Lululemon’s Align leggings have become basically synonymous with comfortable leggings, appearing all over social media feeds of fitness influencers for the past few years. After seeing dozens of women rave about the super-soft … Read more

The 20 best makeup bags, according to experts | CNN Underscored

Real talk: A woman’s makeup bag says a lot about her. Is it tiny and compact? She’s probably a minimalist. Big and crazy-organized? She wants options but knows what she likes. Is it stuffed to the brim, overflowing with palettes? She really wants options. But finding the best makeup bag – whether it’s a travel … Read more

20 unique graduation gifts from Etsy they’ll actually use | CNN Underscored

CNN – Graduation season is upon us, and chief among our to-dos – amid the valedictorian speeches, cap tosses and parties galore – is finding the perfect graduation gift for your graduate during this special time in their life. Whether they’ve just completed high school or med school, celebrating their accomplishments with a thoughtful gift … Read more

What is bakuchiol? Experts explain the skin care benefits of the retinol alternative | CNN Underscored

Retinol has long ruled the skin care game when it comes to brightening and smoothing the complexion, but now bakuchiol is drawing comparisons to the vitamin A derivative. The best part? The natural, plant-based skin care ingredient does not dry out or irritate the skin like retinol, so it’s safe to use for those with … Read more

30 wedding guest outfit ideas for every kind of dress code | CNN Underscored

CNN – Despite a couple years of postponements and uncertainty, wedding season is officially back. Sure, that means most of our weekends may be spent celebrating happy new couples, but it also means decoding the always-tricky dress code for wedding guest outfits. Sometimes the couple makes it easy for you by writing it on the … Read more

20 hair products and tools that celebrity stylists and colorists swear by | CNN Underscored

Searching for the secrets behind the best hair in Hollywood, we spoke exclusively to nine of the most sought-after celebrity stylists and colorists about their favorite products and tools. These hair gurus – who tend to the tresses of Jennifer Lopez, Julia Garner, Jared Leto, Madonna, Dakota Johnson, Margot Robbie, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, … Read more

20 Amazon products our readers loved in April | CNN Underscored

Curious about what your fellow CNN Underscored readers are buying? Every month we’ll round up our readers’ favorite products – those products readers like you scooped up the most over the past 30 days. This month saw readers shopping for things to take advantage of the upcoming summer travel season, organize their homes and play … Read more

17 best hair brushes for smoothing and detangling every hair type, according to experts | CNN Underscored

A hair brush is an essential beauty tool, but one that we do not think twice about in our routines. Many of us have probably been using the same one for years – even if it’s only doing the bare minimum for our hair care. With a variety of paddle brushes, vent brushes, detanglers and … Read more

Forgot to get Mom a Mother’s Day present? Send her one of these bouquets ASAP | CNN Underscored

Mother’s Day will be here before we know it, and there’s a simple, traditional gift that will bring joy to your mom, mother figure or spouse: a beautiful floral arrangement, plant or bouquet with a little something extra. Do not get overwhelmed by all the choices out there. We’ve curated the best florals and plants … Read more

20 bestselling perfumes reviewers can not get enough of | CNN Underscored

If you’re in need of a Mother’s Day present that’s sure to impress, there’s nothing like treating your mom to a luxurious bottle of perfume. But how do you find the perfect perfume among the many tempting and lovely options? From floral to spicy to light and fresh, we researched the bestselling perfumes for women … Read more