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Get To Know Inayah, The Body-Positive Singer Who’s Going Viral | Betches

Body positivity is having a moment this year. With the rise of actors like Jameela Jamil who waste no time calling out harmful diet products and toxic beauty ideals to musicians like Lizzo who unabashedly flaunt a body that does not conform to conventional standards, and preach self-acceptance, body acceptance is at the forefront of cultural conversation in a way it hasn’t been before. And hopefully, it lasts longer than a passing fad. Because if there’s one 2019 trend I can get behind—since clear plastic shoes and the comeback of…

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Ranking The 10 Most Iconic ‘Real Housewives’ Trips | Betches

Any Real Housewives Bravoholic knows that our ladies are at their best when they go on vacation. Something about the change of scenery and being out of their element makes these 10. Hong Kong, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 7 This trip is a standout for two primary reasons. The first is Ms. Erika Jayne’s completely over-the-top “You don’t know what I deal with every night!” freakout at Eileen, which may be the most emotion we’ve seen from Erika, well, ever. The second is Lisa Rinna’s accusation that Dorit…

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5 Snow Boots That Won’t Ruin Your Outfits This Winter | Betches

1. Joan of Arctic Next Faux Fur Waterproof  Snow Boot – $249.95 If you live in the city and don’t have Sorels, then well, you’re doing it wrong. I actually don’t know how I survived the winters before I got my first pair, but needless to say I’m glad I did. They are a necessity for commuting to and from work, and if you’re that bitch trying to still walk home in her kitten heels when it’s snowing out, then you’re only hurting yourself. Wear the boots to work, and…

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The Comfiest Maternity Dresses You Can Also Wear After Pregnancy | Betches

Maternity dress shopping is like, hard. Not only are you coping with slowly and steadily getting much, much larger, but you’re also faced with trying to maintain your dignity and cuteness while doing so. Don’t @ me; I was almost seven months pregnant while writing this and I dealt with this sh*t everyday. Sure, you can go the route of wearing some cute AF leggings every damn day, but, at some point (highly recommend 1. Piper & Scoot The Parklan Embroidered Wrap Dress in Jade, $66 Bless you, Piper &…

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Pinterest Will Stop Promoting Former Slave Plantations As Wedding Venues | Betches

I never thought I would say this, but I am proud of Pinterest. Why am I proud of a platform whose entire brand is “basic, but make it a hobby,” may you ask? Because according to Buzzfeed News, Pinterest is removing content that glorifies and romanticizes former slave plantations as wedding venues. We love to see it. Here’s one of the least surprising pieces of information I’ve ever heard: white people love to have their weddings at former slave plantations. Even beloved celebrity couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds celebrated their…

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How Far Is Too Far When It Comes To Online Stalking? | Betches

However, a simple Google search can reveal much more than what’s written in a dating app bio—for better, and sometimes for worse. Whether as due diligence, or when embarking down the background searching rabbit hole, daters can come up with a little much information. (As it turns out, first impressions aren’t all that organic when you’ve already identified someone’s family ancestry dating back to the 1700s.) I went on a date without stalking him before meeting him. I think that’s an accomplishment in life. — Carissa🦇 (@carissaxx3) November 4, 2018…

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5 Mistakes Every Bride Will Make | Betches

will 1. Regret-Inviting People public announcement possible, consisting of pretty much every type of over-the-top display short of a billboard (rates ended up being pricier than you had expected). It’s the day after the engagement and you stride into Starbucks, suddenly becoming left-handed as you give the barista your credit card with your ring hand stretched out, boasting your new rock until he *finally* makes a comment that your ring is beautiful. Your third grade teacher strolls in and immediately congratulates you on the big news, having seen it on…

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Does Height Difference Really Matter Anymore In Relationships? | Betches

shallowslightlyPower Dynamics, Security, And Gender Roles Dr. Jess CarbinoThere are also social rewards for being tall. “The taller you are, the more likely you are to be successful and make more money,” says Dr. Carbino. “Theories suggest that taller individuals are more confident and perceived as being more and in control due to their physical stature.” She adds that men used to “thThe People Have Spoken… What do the boys have to say about this? “I’m 6’3” so I’m usually the taller person, but I’m not intimidated by dating women…

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The Betches 2019 Gift Guide: Under $50 | Betches

$50-150, and $25 & Under: Scrunchies, like everything else that was popular in the 90s, are back in style. But since spending more than, like, $10 on a single scrunchie just feels wrong, you can get this entire set of eight for that much money. There’s a velvet one, a sequined one, a silky looking one… basically, a scrunchie for every outfit. This $22 value is only $12, which is basically free. Murad’s Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture cream is what all our crusty winter skin needs, and the bright shiny ornament-like…

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What’s Fueling Our Collective Obsession With Selena Gomez? | Betches

that features a shirtless Carisi? I’ve only been aggressively tweeting this suggestion at him for the last six seasons. Or, like, will I die alone? Then, of course, there’s also why the hell is everyone so obsessed with Selena Gomez?   or to report on the more hard-hitting stuff in her life, like her Instagram comments, , despite the fact that she hasn’t released a new album since 2015 and she’s not afraid to go dark on social media every few months.  Wizards of Waverly PlaceI’mDisney+. So, how does So what…

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What Are You Thankful For? Weekly Horoscopes November 25-29 | Betches

Not only is it Thanksgiving week, but we’ve officially entered into Sagittarius season. This season is all about being open, trying new things, and going with the goddamn flow. Basically, eat whatever is presented to you at the Thanksgiving table, unless it’s one of those weird 1950s “salads” with jello in it. Some things are not worth the new experience. cryptocurrency business. Just be sure he doesn’t convince you to actually invest. He’s definitely using the money for weed. Gemini Ow-ow! You’re feeling sexy this week, Gemini, and what’s sexier…

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How To Make A Healthy Salad That Won’t Make You Sad | Betches

Kardashians eating a giant-ass salad, so I ate a giant-ass salad, and gained a fresh perspective. Long gone are the days of ordering simple, delicate, and boring af side salads so your date doesn’t *gasp* think you actually have a healthy appetite. Today, ordering a salad doesn’t mean you’ll have to disappoint your taste buds. I’ve tested it, and it is actually possible to have a salad that doesn’t drive you to tears. Say goodbye to your basic supermarket salad, and feast your eyes on the many ways to make…

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8 Ways College Couples Are Sabotaging Their Relationship (And Lives) | Betches

Dating is hard, like really hard, especially when you’re a college student. Even if you’ve found the right person, there are countless obstacles that make having a healthy relationship in college feel almost as challenging as trying to make it to your 8am after a night of binge drinking (almost). It’s easy for even the smallest insecurities about your relationship to get the best of you when you’re living in a literal cesspool of horny college students. You may be too clingy, become the psycho girlfriend you used to make fun of,…

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4 Times Celebrity Influencers Were Terrible At Their Jobs | Betches

As much as we like to give influencers is stressful, and if your livelihood depends on creating engaging content that’ll get your followers to buy stuff they don’t need, you have to be on top of your game. Shilling for subscription boxes might not be as important as like, curing cancer, but there is still some skill level involved, and not all sponsored content is created equal. Some influencers work hard to create content that feels authentic and like a natural fit for their brand, while others are happy to…

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Is Justin Timberlake A Cheater Or Just An Idiot? | Betches

not on Saturday that Timberlake was out in New Orleans drinking heavily and holding hands with his costar Alisha Wainwright. They’re in town filming a football movie named for which Timberlake will not win an Oscar. Call it a hunch. They have photos and video of the incident, which I did watch despite the fact that there was an ad every nine seconds. I do this for you. Based on the content of this evidence, I suspect someone is about to be in a lotttt of trouble back at home.…

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