We Tried It

Can You Really Use Castor Oil for Everything?

From lips to lashes, is there anything this laxative can't improve?

10/23/2017 By Beth Levine

Fitness Friday

Houston's YogaOne Studios Purchased by California's YogaWorks

All seven studios will soon switch over to the YogaWorks name, as the company enters Texas for the first time.

10/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Drugstore Discounts

Makeup Review: C.Y.O. Brings Budget-Friendly Prices, Better-Than-Expected Results

The new Walgreens line boasts 160 products all priced under $12.

10/20/2017 By Beth Levine

Gettin' steamy with it

I Tried It: Sweat Pods

A novel approach to getting steamed up.

10/18/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Fitness Friday

Remember Recess? This New Workout Class Will Take You Back

Good news, Double Dutch buffs: Equinox is now offering jump rope classes.

10/13/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Silky Smooth

Battle Dry Skin with These 5 Decadent Body Butters

Winter is coming.

10/12/2017 By Beth Levine

Brush It Off

The 8 Greatest Makeup Brushes for Every Budget

Finding the perfect brush can take a lot of research—which we've already done for you.

10/11/2017 By Beth Levine

Fitness Friday

Yoga, Running and Meditation Collide at the Festival-Like Wanderlust 108

Wanderlust returns to Houston for what they call a mindful triathlon.

10/06/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Beauty

Houston Is Going Nuts for Rihanna's Fenty Beauty

Why this instantly iconic collection is flying off shelves—and where to find it.

09/13/2017 By Nandi Howard

Fitness Friday

Run, Climb and Jump for Joy at Urban Movement

The Parkour pros have a permanent indoor space and an expanding lineup of classes that are all about moving your body in interesting ways.

08/25/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Beauty

8 Epic Eye Palettes to Play With This Fall

From Moschino to Pat McGrath, there's a slew of new shadow palettes fresh out for fall to inspire your creativity and bring out your inner beauty vlogger.

08/24/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Treat Yo' Self

You Won't Believe How Big and Bougie This Cypress Nail Salon Is

Gossip & Co. Nail Spa might be the biggest nail salon in Houston, possibly the United States.

08/24/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Inner Peace

I Tried It: Kundalini Meditation

Could that elusive inner stillness help relieve my health issues?

08/22/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Fitness Friday

Stretch Yourself at 7 New Houston Yoga Studios This Fall

If you think Houston has already reached Peak Yoga, think again.

08/18/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Five to Try

5 Beauty Products to Buy Before Your Sephora Points Expire

Our picks to get the most beauty bang for your buck, no matter how many Insider points you've been hoarding.

08/15/2017 By Beth Levine

Fitness Friday

Sand Is the Secret Weapon at Method + Crew

Owner Aaron Holmes invented DuffleBuff as a travel-friendly, easy-to-scale high intensity interval workout.

08/11/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Fitness Friday

5 Quick (But Not-So-Easy) Moves for a Better Butt

Think you have to join an expensive studio to tone up your derriere? Not so much.

08/11/2017 By Beth Levine

5 to Try

5 Bathroom Products to Steal from Your Dude

Woodsy scents, scalp tingles and lower prices await when you borrow from the boys.

08/09/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Big Chop

I Tried It: Quitting Relaxed Hair

I loved my relaxed hair—until I didn't. But changing it meant conquering my fears.

08/07/2017 By Allyson Waller

Fitness Friday

The Woodlands Is Getting Texas's First Full Psycle

The indoor spin studio plans to stand out with rhythm workouts, strength training and race-style performance goals.

08/04/2017 By Brittanie Shey