13 Expert-Recommended Face Masks to Pack With You When You Travel

Because breakouts, dryness and dullness aren’t ideal jet-setting companions.Photo: Courtesy of HeydayA not-so-controversial opinion we seem to share with literally every single person on dating apps: Traveling is great! Whether a chilled-out vacation, a road trip to visit loved ones or a far-flung adventure exploring another culture, we’re extremely pro-travel. Yay, going places! But we’re […]

The Symbolic, Practical and Sometimes Painful History of the Commuter Bag

“Women have so many roles, one bag isn’t enough.”If you routinely take public transportation in a city like New York, you, like me, may also play the “Count the Cotton Canvas Tote Bags” game on one or both legs of your daily commute. One Monday, between two half-hour voyages on the 2 train, I spotted […]

Beauty Tourism Is a Quietly Flourishing Global Industry

From rhinoplasty and liposuction to Botox and veneers, the burgeoning beauty tourism industry is developing as quickly as breasts in the operating room.Photo:  Mike McKeown/Daily Express/Getty ImagesFrom rhinoplasty and liposuction to Botox and veneers, the burgeoning beauty tourism industry is developing as quickly as breasts in the operating room. Tourists are traveling to all corners […]

I Packed These 8 Essential Items for a 2-Week Vacation in Italy

For me, the utmost indulgence is not a gooey chocolate lava cake or a buttery Bottega Veneta leather purse (although the two are incredibly gratifying and clearly I wouldn’t pass up either). The highest form of indulgence is an exhilarating, relaxing, and recharging trip to beautiful Italy. I had the great fortune to seriously induuulge this […]

The TSA-Approved Beauty Products I Keep in My Carry-On Suitcase

You know the feeling you get when you’re halfway to the airport and suddenly remember that one important item you forgot to pack? That used to happen to me every time. In fact, I still leave myself Post-its on the door that read, “prescriptions, glasses, contacts, passport” just to be sure I don’t forget—until I […]

14 Beauty Products I Never Pack When I Travel (and 21 I Do)

When it comes to beauty products, I’m not really one to pack lightly. Since traveling is such a shake-up to a normal routine as it is, I try to make an effort to maintain some normalcy, and sticking to a beauty routine that’s similar to my normal one (albeit with some modifications) brings me comfort when […]