accepting yourself
accepting yourself
Lifestyle

How to unlearn past childhood behaviors, so you can love and accept yourself once and for all

If you’re anything like me, you have an array of self-help books, a pile of…

Emily Ratajkowski
Emily Ratajkowski
News

Emily Ratajkowski posted a bikini photo of herself at 14 to make a powerful point about “sexiness”

Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski just reminded us what “sexiness” is really all about. Ratajkowski…

DIY bath bomb
DIY bath bomb
Lifestyle

These gingerbread bath bombs take holiday de-stressing to a delicious level

Shopping, decorating, cooking, wrapping presents, traveling—there are endless extra activities that get tacked onto our…

Lili Reinhart
Lili Reinhart
Lifestyle

Lili Reinhart could teach us all a lesson about practicing self-care

If you think your schedule is crazy, try taking a red-eye flight across the country…

no shop November
no shop November
Lifestyle

I had to stop doing No-Spend November because it made me uncomfortable

When I volunteered to take on No-Spend November for HelloGiggles, it seemed like an easy…

what to avoid after a brazilian wax
what to avoid after a brazilian wax
Skin Care

7 Things to Avoid After Getting a Brazilian Wax, From Sex to Working Out

Plus, exactly what to expect on the waxing table.

3 book covers against a pile of leaves
3 book covers against a pile of leaves
Entertainment

The 8 best new books to read in November, curled up under a cozy blanket

There are two types of people on November 1st: those who hoard Halloween candy and…

self care advent calendar anthropology
self care advent calendar anthropology
Shopping

Anthropologie just launched self-care advent calendars to help you through the holiday season

The holiday season, in all its wonder, can be really stressful sometimes. Parties to attend,…

woman with hair vitamins in her mouth
woman with hair vitamins in her mouth
Beauty

Here’s the truth about taking vitamins for your hair, according to medical professionals

All you have to do is scroll through your Instagram feed or step foot in…

Zendaya
Zendaya
News

Zendaya says she watches Harry Potter once a day, and honestly, same

When you’re a working actress, singer, and Lancôme ambassador like Zendaya is, you absolutely need…

Asian woman getting a face massage at the spa
Asian woman getting a face massage at the spa
Skin Care

Chinese massage as a beauty treatment: here’s what you need to know

Long before before hyper-curated Instagram posts and cost-prohibitive Goop treatments, people around the world have taken…

Shelby Sells posed in front of fountain with 'Adventures in Dating' logo by her face
Shelby Sells posed in front of fountain with 'Adventures in Dating' logo by her face
Dating

After therapy and lots of personal growth, these are my romantic intentions for summer 2019

Sure, dating can be fun. It can also be stressful, confusing, heartbreaking, weird, and…boring. But…

Queer Eye Fab Five at Netflix event
Queer Eye Fab Five at Netflix event
TV Shows

How Queer Eye helped me see fashion as self-care, not as a privilege my body didn’t “deserve”

The day after I finished watching the third season of Queer Eye, I went to…

Woman binge-watching TV on her couch at night
Woman binge-watching TV on her couch at night
Health & Fitness

Why learning a new language replaced Netflix binges as my ultimate form of self-care

I spent the last year convincing myself that Netflix binges and deep social media rabbit…

Woman on a hospital bed
Woman on a hospital bed
Health & Fitness

Being hospitalized for a still-undiagnosed illness changed how I think about self-care and my career

I took a bite of food and anxiously waited for the impending, debilitating nausea to…

three women friends dancing at home
three women friends dancing at home
Lifestyle

Why it might be time to ditch self-care and try “community wellness” instead

I’ll admit it: I’m a wellness junkie. When I see the word “self-care,” I click….

illustration of woman showering
illustration of woman showering
Lifestyle

6 rituals to help you prep for your period

There’s nothing fun about getting your period—you’re bloated, tired, and breaking out, and all you…

Trader Joe's Beauty
Trader Joe's Beauty
Beauty

The Trader Joe’s-heavy beauty routine of one of The Blend’s co-editors

Welcome to The Beauty Files, where HelloGiggles editors and contributors share what exactly they put…

toy shopping trolley with pink  and yellow background
toy shopping trolley with pink  and yellow background
Health & Fitness

How the mindfulness of grocery shopping helps me survive burnout

April is Stress Awareness Month. On HelloGiggles, we are talking about the routines, habits, and…

illustration of black women healers
illustration of black women healers
Lifestyle

We asked Black healers to share the self-care tips every Black woman needs to know

In “I Rise,” a series from HelloGiggles, Black women writers examine Black women’s mental health…