BUY IT NOW OR CRY LATER: A CC Cream, Summer Tote & More College Girl Essentials

Meet Buy It Now, Or Cry Later, our monthly roundup of cute, chic, funny, or just truly essential things our editors are buying right now. Because we like to shop, and you like to shop, so let's shop together, shall we? RIP to our bank accounts. 

  1. 1. The Drunk Life Totebag

    Drunk Elephant,, $30; shop now

    You know all about Drunk Elephant products and you're probably obsessed with them, but the most underrated Drunk Elephant item of all time is this orange tote. This neon bag fits everything from my messy life inside of it – my laptop, my charger, my makeup, a change of shoes, etc. It's like the Mary Poppins bag; I'm not sure how it fits everything but it does. And in addition to fitting everything into it, I get so many compliments on it because it's bright and fun. Bonus: It's only $30. - Danielle

  2. 2. CC Color Correcting & Redness Reducing Broad Spectrum SPF 25

    Eborian,, $44; shop now

    I test so many beauty products each week – a lot of them work well, but a lot of them are meh, and I rarely find something that I want to scream into the sky about. But this CC color-correcting cream? I'd wed it tomorrow if someone asked me to. It's a primer, but also SPF, but also a low-key day dream. I slather it all over my face before applying foundation and it's like watching a magic trick. The mild green tint cancels out all the redness in my face, and it makes my complexion look so even and truly ~neutral~. - Gina

  3. 3. Foretell Bolo Necklace

    Madewell,, $25; shop now

    I may have sipped on some “yee yee juice," but I am obsessed with this bolo necklace. This was totally an impulsive buy, but it has taken my 'fits to the next level. It’s the perfect go-to layering accessory for summer. - Edel

  4. 4. Antisocial Overnight Bond-Building Dry Hair Mask

    IGK,, $34; shop now

    I recently discovered this DRY (!!!) hair mask from IGK and it's changing the hair game for me. You spray it onto dry hair, brush through, then go to sleep and wake up with softer, stronger, bouncier hair. If you've used Olaplex before, this is the same idea – it's a bond building mask that helps to actually repair hair, but sans the mess! - Holly

  5. 5. Talalay Latex Pillow

    Brooklyn Bedding,, $89; shop now

    I'm a side sleeper, and I've been struggling to find the perfect pillow for basically my entire life. All of college I would wake up with a sore, stiff neck after sleeping on some flabby old pillows that I *thought* were engineered to provide support – but I was so wrong. I was recently gifted this amazing Talalay Latex Pillow (which, btw, is made with all kinds of natural materials so it's extra gentle for your skin), and my spine feels like, so healthy? Getting a good pillow is worth it in your 20s, trust me. - Gina

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