Rachael Griffiths is a writer at the Strategist based in the United Kingdom. She writes about beauty, fashion, travel, and accessories.

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    The 10 Very Best Shampoos for Color-Treated HairNourishing options for every hair color.
  2. grooming
    The 11 Very Best Manscaping ToolsErgonomically designed trimmers, razors, and scissors for grooming your most sensitive areas.
  3. furniture
    The 6 Very Best Standing DesksFrom simple manual options to highly customizable rigs.
  4. shampoo and conditioner
    The 11 Very Best ShampoosFor dry hair, thinning hair, frizzy hair, and curls.
  5. women’s fashion
    The 17 Very Best Work Bags for WomenIncluding one that can handle both the New York subway and a Vermont mountain hike.
  6. shampoo and conditioner
    The 10 Very Best Conditioners“The reparative work this does is second to none.”
  7. gifts
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  8. deal of the day
    Our Favorite Self-Tanner Is Drugstore Price TodayIt’s non-drying and avoids the dreaded fake-tan smell.
  9. gifts
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  10. acne treatments
    The 9 Best Pimple PatchesIncluding some that are almost invisible.
  11. deal of the day
    This (Highly Giftable) Microfiber Hair Wrap Is 30 Percent Off TodayIt helps reduce frizz, breakage, and drying time.
  12. acne treatments
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Teens With Acne, According to DermatologistsFrom the basics to targeted treatments.
  13. women’s accessories
    The 11 Very Best Fanny PacksFanny packs to dress up for date night, throw on while hiking, or even used as a hands-free diaper bag.
  14. self-tanner
    The Very Best Facial TannersLotions, drops, and oils to achieve that sun-kissed glow.
  15. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: How Can I Take Care of My Hair As a Swimmer?You need to be cleansing the chlorine (and salt) from your hair.
  16. skin-care treatments
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 50sHint: You don’t have to clear your whole skin-care shelf at the turn of a new decade.
  17. 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.”
  18. shaving and grooming
    The 9 Very Best Beard TrimmersAccording to barbers and guys with good beards.
  19. deal of the day
    Our Favorite Snail Mucin Set Is Less Than $25 TodayIt’s TSA-approved, so you’ll never have to sacrifice it at security.
  20. skin-care treatments
    The 14 Very Best Products to Get Rid of and Prevent ScarsHint: The earlier you treat them, the better.
  21. skin-care treatments
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 40sFrom cleansers and toners to skincare devices to use in between office treatments.
  22. celebrity shopping
    What June Diane Raphael Can’t Live Without“If I was left alone on a desert island and could only bring one thing, it would probably be this mascara.”
  23. skin-care treatments
    The 13 Very Best Treatments for Eczema“For eczema-prone skin, hydration is the name of the game.”
  24. luggage
    Finally, a Duffel and a Garment Bag in OneIt counts as a personal item, and it keeps dresses and shirts wrinkle free.
  25. skin-care treatments
    The Very Best Skin-Care Products for Redness and RosaceaFrom creams and cleansers to serums and sunscreens.
  26. skin-care
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  27. the strategist beauty brief
    I’m Face Basting With Butt Paste, Thanks to TikTok“I was honestly dazzled by the results. My skin woke up feeling hydrated and even looking a little glowy.”
  28. deal of the day
    Our Favorite Dry Shampoo Is Half-OffIt softens hair as it refreshes roots.
  29. shampoo and conditioner
    The 8 Very Best Shampoos for Fine HairWith specific picks to battle oil, add volume, and restore moisture.
  30. skin-care
    The 11 Very Best Self-TannersIncluding one that Rio Viera-Newton calls “absolutely undetectable.”
  31. makeup
    The Best Blue Mascara Is $13It’s cheaper than YSL, and more pigmented than Eyeko.
  32. decor
    What Are the Best Tablecloths?Fit for feasting (and spilling).
  33. gifts
    The Best Gifts for Tween Girls, According to Tween GirlsWhether they’re into fashion, tech, crafting, or all of the above, there’s something for every type of tween.
  34. acne treatments
    The Strategist Beauty Team on How to Treat a PimplePop it the right way.
  35. women’s apparel
    What Are the Best Jumpsuits?Including a pick from Phoebe Bridgers.
  36. sales
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  37. gifts
    53 Birthday Gifts for Every Type of MomFor foodie moms, moms who garden, and moms who need a massage.
  38. grooming
    The 9 Very Best Safety Razors (and Blades)Short-handle razors, long-handle razors, and razors for easily irritated skin.
  39. shampoo and conditioner
    What Are Sulfates — And Are They Bad for My Hair?It all comes down to hair and skin type.
  40. celebrity shopping
    What Bianca Del Rio Can’t Live Without“This is not a lapse in judgment: This is pure comfort.”
  41. packing and gear
    The 6 Very Best Packing Cubes“You’ll already know what fits where and how much of it you can take — down to the very last sock.”
  42. luggage
    What Counts As a Personal Item?How to travel light (and avoid a hefty fee at the gate).
  43. skin-care treatments
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Teens and Tweens, According to DermatologistsStep one: Don’t overthink it.
  44. gifts
    46 of the Best Birthday Gifts for Every Type of DadFrom the bookworm dad to the one who grills.
  45. sales
    This Smoothing Flat Iron Is the Cheapest We’ve Seen It in YearsIt’s smooth, ceramic, and travel-abroad ready.
  46. celebrity shopping
    What Jessica Chastain Can’t Live Without“I love the smell, it’s kind of sweet. And it feels kissable.”
  47. celebrity shopping
    What Michelle Visage Can’t Live Without“For those in the know, and for every drag queen that I know, you can’t travel without one.”
  48. shampoo and conditioner
    The 11 Very Best Dry ShampoosFor all hair types and textures.
  49. sales
    Our Beauty Columnist’s Favorite Moisturizer Is Half-Price TodayShe uses it daily on her dry, acne-prone skin.
  50. 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.
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