Month: August 2020

Purpose by Design

Beauty consumers have demonstrated that their buying habits can be a form of activism. Now, brands want to be activists, too.

In the aftermath of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd in May, beauty consumers took to social media to demand that the brands they patron take a stance against racism and police brutality. Some brands were more proactive than others in issuing statements of solidarity, pledging donations to relevant causes and forming diversity and inclusion advisory boards or other initiatives. Some, mustering the least amount of effort, posted simple black squares.

Shea Moisture was one of the first

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The Best Beauty, Fashion and Home Deals So Far

Don’t be sad that summer is almost over — be excited that Labor Day sales are coming!

The holiday that serves as the unofficial start of fall is always a great time to save on beauty, fashion, home, tech and other items, and this year’s deals are rolling in. Nestled between the current Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and November’s Black Friday/Thanksgiving shopping bonanza, Labor Day 2020 — which falls on Monday, Sept. 7 — is sure to be a highlight of the year for shoppers looking to save.

So what will be on sale? There are amazing deals from Allswell, Minna,

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Sony’s New Headphones Could Be Your Work-From-Home Savior

Photo credit: Sony
Photo credit: Sony

From Best Products

We judge all headphones and earbuds on a scale of 10, analyzing the categories we think are most important: sound, comfort, design, battery performance, and, if applicable, special features.

Here’s how the Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headphones stack up.

A follow-up to our favorite wireless cans, the Sony’s WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headphones bring subtle but meaningful tech improvements, while retaining the same design and uncompromisingly awesome sound. The noteworthy new features include an upgraded microphone setup and clever ergonomic enhancements, among others. They make the high-end cans even more convenient for daily use.

SCORES

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A cozy Colcord in the Hollywood Hills

Perfected by architect Gerard Colcord, the Country Colonial style emerged from the post-World War II era as a popular design choice for its intimate, light-filled living spaces and resemblance to the Colonial Revival homes of the East Coast. The style was later popularized on “I Love Lucy,” which used a Colcord Country Colonial as the inspiration for Lucy and Ricky’s Connecticut home during the beloved show’s last season.

This Colcord Country Colonial home in the Hollywood Hills was once owned by actress Maud Adams. Fieldstone fireplaces, handsome beams and thoughtful built-ins lend a charming quality to the home. A Dutch-style

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Tim Allen & Richard Karn Are Teaming Up for a New Competition Show Called ‘Assembly Required’

Photo credit: ABC Photo Archives - Getty Images
Photo credit: ABC Photo Archives – Getty Images

From House Beautiful

  • Tim Allen and Richard Karn were best friends and co-stars on the hit 1990s show Home Improvement.

  • The duo is set to team up for a brand new adventure: a series on the History channel.

  • The new show—called Assembly Required—is set to air in 2021.

Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor may have gone off the air in 1999 but fans of Home Improvement have been hoping for his return ever since. While the beloved ‘90s sitcom isn’t getting renewed, some seriously good news is in store

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