The $6 Blush Palette You Need in Your Life


e.l.f. Cosmetrics review: This e.l.f. Studio Blush Palette will be a new staple in your makeup bag.

The Internet is freaking out over this drugstore blush palette.

Diehard e.l.f. fans have probably been using palette for a while, but it started getting a ton of attention after a Reddit user posted a picture of the palette with a few swatches. It’s since been written about it in Allure and featured on PopSugar’s list of makeup artists’ favorite products, so I had to pick it up and try it for myself.


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What to Order at a Juice Bar (Plus 6 Chicago Juice Bars to Try)


Jumpstart your summer health kick with green juice! Here’s the best juice to order at a juice bar, plus six Chicago juice bars you’ll love.

There’s nothing better in the summer than a fresh green juice.

It’s so easy to grab a pre-made juice out of the fridge at your favorite local juice bar, but if you’re making your own drink, it can be tricky to put together the perfect combo of flavors so your juice doesn’t end up tasting like grass.

After a few orders gone wrong, I’ve finally settled on the perfect combo of fresh greens and fruits that I literally crave when I haven’t had it in a while.

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Summer Reading List: 7 Books Everyone’s Talking About


Add these buzz-worthy new releases to your 2016 summer reading list! Perfect for the beach or pool, you won’t be able to put down these summer books.

A stack of good books is an obvious summer essential. Luckily, there’s no shortage of good new releases this summer, both from brand new authors and old favorites.

These are a few of the most-talked-about titles that you’ll want to add to your list (and suggest for your next book club pick).

1. Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

“The Vacationers” was one of my favorite summer reads of 2014, so of course I was pumped when I found out Emma Straub is back with another book. This time, friends and former bandmates Elizabeth, Andrew and Zoe are all grown up living in Brooklyn with kids of their own—and their own versions of a midlife crisis. Things get messy when their kids start to grow up, and hook up, as they too figure out that growing up doesn’t stop just because you’re considered an “adult.”

2. First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

Emily Giffin does not disappoint when it comes to beach reads, and her eighth book, “First Comes Love,” is no exception. Sisters Josie and Meredith are on very different life paths, both dealing with flawed relationships and figuring out how to overcome grief when an unexpected tragedy strikes their family. I have not been able to put this book down since I started it. (Emily Giffin is coming to Chicago on her book tour! Find more info and get tickets here.)

3. Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

If you loved Liane Moriarty’s “Big Little Lies” and “The Husband’s Secret,” preorder “Truly Madly Guilty” now to tote to the beach this July when it’s released. In her latest read, three families must face the consequences of one night gone wrong at a neighborhood barbecue: “Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One small dog. It’s just a normal weekend. What could possibly go wrong?”

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