Kitty Guo is a writer at the Strategist covering beauty, fashion, and gifts. She also runs a personal-shopping newsletter, Worn in, Worn out.

  1. makeup
    What Are the Best Makeup Organizers?Put every last lip gloss, mascara, and palette in its place.
  2. women’s fashion
    The 13 Very Best Black Blazers for WomenFrom classic slim-fit blazers to oversize boyfriend and edgy leather options.
  3. deal of the day
    These Extra-Strength Toenail Clippers Are 32 Percent OffThey can tackle any toenail, no matter “how strong or hard or gnarly it has gotten.”
  4. eyes
    The 30 Very Best MascarasIncluding lengthening, volumizing, cruelty-free, and waterproof options.
  5. don’t dillydally
    9 Things That’ll Almost Definitely Sell Out: From Swatch to SolawaveIncluding buzzy tinned tuna, summer-ready sandals, and wristwatches that double as works of art.
  6. women’s fashion
    The 15 Very Best White Socks for WomenBasic but essential.
  7. deal of the day
    This Brightening Vitamin-C Serum Is Just $14This anti-aging powerhouse is a must in your skin-care routine.
  8. women’s fashion
    What Are the Best Belts for Women?Buckle up.
  9. cleansers
    The 15 Very Best Makeup RemoversIncluding one described as “if Vaseline petroleum jelly and Pond’s cold cream had a baby.”
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    The Strategist Drugstore 100One hundred carefully considered, fully vetted essentials.
  11. the strategist beauty brief
    The Lip Balms Our Beauty Writers Actually Buy“Each time I get seduced by a new fancy lip balm, I always end up coming back to Vaseline. It’s cheap, it’s classic, and it works.”
  12. cleansers
    The Very Best Face WashesCleansers that leave your skin supple, not stripped.
  13. best of new york
    The Best Yoga Studios in New YorkAt-your-own-pace yoga studios.
  14. moisturizers
    The Very Best Drugstore MoisturizersFor highly effective hydration that won’t break the bank.
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    The Very Best Face MoisturizersWhether your skin is dry and flaky, slick and oily, or a combination of both.
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    The Best Piercers in New YorkPiercers who’ve perfected their craft.
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    The Best Plumbers in New YorkFor late-night emergencies, needy new homeowners, 100-year-old pipes, and more.
  18. moisturizers
    The Very Best Moisturizers for Combination SkinIncluding all-in-one options and products you can mix and match to spot-treat dry and oily patches.
  19. moisturizers
    Does Lotion Expire?If you notice a change in color or smell, toss it out.
  20. cleansers
    The Best Face Washes for Men, According to DermatologistsFor guys who are oily, dry, or anywhere in between.
  21. skin-care treatments
    The Best Snail-Mucin Products, According to ExpertsFor intense hydration, brightening, and anti-aging.
  22. sales
    These Stylish Sunglasses Are 50 Percent OffThey’ll pair perfectly with everything from sundresses to denim shorts.
  23. women’s shoes
    What Are the Best Black Flats Under $200?Including a Chanel-esque pair that’s a tenth of the price.
  24. cleansers
    The Best Face Washes for Dry Skin, According to DermatologistsCleansers that won’t leave you feeling stripped or tight.
  25. acne treatments
    The Strategist Beauty Team on How to Treat a PimplePop it the right way.
  26. cleansers
    The Best Face Washes for Oily Skin, According to DermatologistsSay good-bye to grease with these gentle-yet-effective cleansers.
  27. cleansers
    The Best Cleansers for Combination Skin, According to DermatologistsIncluding options for sensitive and acne-prone combination skin and one specifically recommended for the harsher winter months.
  28. celebrity shopping
    What Phillip Lim Can’t Live Without“I wear them for dinners, I wear them with shorts, I wear them with sweatpants. I even wear them on the red carpet sometimes.”
  29. sales
    Benefit’s Cult-Favorite Curling Mascara Is Half Off TodayIts secret is in the curved brush, which combs through your lashes to give them a lifted, defined look.
  30. gifts
    The Best Gifts for Teachers, According to TeachersFrom a laminator to a karaoke microphone to an on-demand massage — and lots of (actually useful) gift cards.
  31. don’t dillydally
    10 Things That’ll Almost Definitely Sell Out: From Apotheke to Susan AlexandraIncluding a slimmed-down Owala water bottle, some juicy citrus hair clips, and Naturium’s new barrier-repair serum.
  32. celebrity shopping
    What Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer Can’t Live Without“I go through phases of having a favorite pen, but this has been my go-to for a couple years now.”
  33. beauty tools
    The 10 Very Best Lighted Makeup MirrorsNever walk outside with mismatched foundation again.
  34. valentines day 2023
    57 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of WomanSkip the giant stuffed teddy bear.
  35. sales
    It’s Too Late for Shipping, But These E-Gift Cards Will Arrive on TimeNot only is it better than nothing, but they get to pick out something they actually want.
  36. sales
    These Kate Spade Lucky Dragon Earrings Are Just $23They’d make a perfect Lunar New Year gift.
  37. gifts
    17 (New) Lunar New Year Gifts: From Ikea to Kate SpadeIncluding a festive manicure set and a felted dragon ornament.
  38. eyes
    What Is Tubing Mascara?It differs from traditional mascara thanks to one key ingredient.
  39. gifts
    The Best Subscription Boxes for Every Person (That Also Make Great Gifts)It’s the gift that literally keeps on giving.
  40. sales
    This Delightful Teddy Bear Is 30 Percent Off (and Perfect for Valentine’s Day)It’s a classic, can’t-go-wrong Valentine’s Day gift.
  41. health
    The Best Ways to Prevent Thigh Chafe When It’s Hot and Humid OutsideTwenty-one experts recommend the anti-chafe products they rely on, from glide-on balms to powders you can precisely apply and garter-style leg bands.
  42. celebrity shopping
    What Laila Gohar Can’t Live Without“I often get stains on my clothes and my furniture at home. So I literally use this almost every single day.”
  43. gifts
    The Best Gifts for Cat Lovers, According to Cat PeopleWand toys, feline-friendly home goods, and more for your favorite Cat Person and their fuzzy friend.
  44. women’s shoes
    What Are the Best Cowboy Boots?Including boots for riding horses, going-out boots, and boots you can wear to work.
  45. sales
    This Sensitive-Skin-Friendly Facial Cleanser Is Half Off TodayFresh’s beloved Soy Face Cleanser will leave your skin toned and brightened without irritation.
  46. beauty
    The Beauty Stuff We’re Bringing Into 2024With a new year upon us, we asked our team to share their beauty breakthroughs from 2023.
  47. celebrity shopping
    What John Legend Can’t Live Without“It feels like it finishes the process … I just put it on after I get dressed in the morning and I feel like I’m ready for my day.”
  48. sales
    Our Favorite Down Pillow Is 20 Percent OffIts plush feel, breathable sateen-cotton exterior, and choice of three firmness options have made it a fan favorite.
  49. retail secrets
    Bath & Body Works Employees on What to Buy (and What to Skip)Including the top-selling scent that gets pushed onto hapless boyfriends.
  50. gifts
    59 Non-Boring Stocking Stuffers Under $25 (That Will Still Arrive by Christmas)A gift for everyone on your list, from the teen who loves ’90s fashion to the sister-in-law who’s training for a half-marathon.
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