Hautelinks: Decluttering Your Makeup, Quick Hairstyles, Holiday Tech Backgrounds, & More

Here’s everything we loved on the internet this week.


Temptalia explains how to declutter your makeup collection.

16 Famous Bakeries That Let You Order Treats Online. Yummmmm!

Fast Company did a profile on the website Friends with Secrets, where you can read people’s therapy transcripts. This site sounds like it’s addictive.

Only have 5 minutes to do your hair? Try these quick hair style ideas from the Barefoot Blonde.

Love a good LBD for holiday parties — you can’t go wrong.

A new study has found that female-led films actually perform better at the box office. Here’s hoping this changes things at the studios soon.

Sororities and fraternities are fighting back against Harvard’s crackdown on single-sex clubs. Will be interesting to see what happens here.

Loved this piece from The Atlantic on the trend towards over-celebration of life events. It really seems like the parties have ramped up in recent years, and it’s interesting to think about the causes.

According to The Cut, this year’s VS fashion show had the lowest ratings ever. I’ll admit, I haven’t watched in a few years now. Do you guys still care about it?

Get your tech ready for the season with these adorable, free, holiday-themed backgrounds.

Plan the perfect holiday party with this pastel tablescape inspo, via Lauren Conrad.

Lauren Conrad has a healthy take on latkes for the holiday season.

Just another reason to love her: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced she will be paying her interns, which apparently isn’t done very often by members of congress. 

Here’s what’s coming and leaving Netflix in January 2019.

Here are the haircare products black beauty editors actually use, via Refinery29.

Also from Refinery, everything we know about the new Netflix originals coming in 2019.

According to Vogue, “nostalgia” was the biggest trend of 2018.

Christina Aguilera is launching a hair tools line, and it’s supposedly quite affordable.

Glossier released a cute little “starter pack” of sorts for the holiday season. It’s the perfect way to try the brand if you haven’t yet!

Teen Vogue lists the best face masks under $30.

This is amazing and I would expect nothing less: Rihanna apparently has a lookalike model that tests out eyebrow looks for her.

Does your dog have one of the most popular names of 2018?

When was the last time you did a zero dollar day? It’s a great idea, especially at a time of year where everyone is a little cash-strapped.

Here’s exactly how much of every skincare product you’re supposed to be using. So helpful!

WhoWhatWear shares the street style trends we’ll be seeing everywhere in 2019. To me, only sage green and headbands feel fresh. Everything else has been done a lot recently!

Into the Gloss answers a question a lot of us have: What the heck do I do with a jade roller?

And finally, all these dog models are adoptable! Aww