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The Week’s Top Stories: July 10–16


Playing catch-up? Here are the week’s five must-read Well+Good stories you may have missed.

1. 35 healthy, gorgeous smoothie bowls that will change your mornings forever
Delicious spoonable smoothies served in a bowl are the new breakfast (and Instagram) star of the healthy food world. Here’s a blend of the best recipes.

2. Meet the gritty, messy, and chic skin-care line that’s an Instagram craze
And it’s coming to ravage your bathtub soon.

3. 9 things you really need to know about IUDs before getting one
IUD use has skyrocketed thanks to their stellar rep (convenient AND effective!). Should you swap the pill for one? We asked experts for the need-to-know facts.

4. 10 super clean packaged snacks with 5 ingredients (or fewer!)
Here’s what you should keep stashed in your desk drawer (bruised fruit and stale almonds not included).

5. Should you really be cooking with olive oil?
Some say the healthy ingredient turns toxic in a frying pan. Here’s what experts think you should know.