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Weekend Debrief: The 5 Most Popular Style Stories Of The Week

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* The new new Korean beauty products you need to try
* Mushroom skin care? Yes, it’s a thing
* Shop with two SPY exclusive promo code deals

Nothing screams summer more than a little fun and adventure, and that extends to your style routine too. This weekend, we’ve found some hot new products to try (no heatwave pun intended). We’ve also got two exclusive SPY promo codes, to save you up to 20% on bags, clothing and a celeb-approved accessories line that’s making a difference in the homeless community in LA.

Here’s what you need to know…

1. These Shoes Styles Are Selling Out This Season But We Found Them Here

If you still haven’t found those your go-to pair of summer kicks, don’t worry – it’s not too late. We’ve found some of this summer’s best-selling sneakers and sandals still for sale at Zappos, so you can buy them now and enjoy right away. Check out these trending pairs of shoes below before they sell out.

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The Best-Selling Shoes Of Summer

  

2. The Best Korean Skin Care Products of 2018 (So Far)

The Korean skin care market is home to some of most innovative, uniquely packaged, and well-priced beauty products you can find. K-beauty beauty is known for offering products that are highly effective, have quirky names and often have playful packaging that will make you do a double take.

We’ve listed below some of the best Korean  product launches of the year to date that meet all of the above criteria, have great reviews and just might leave you wondering where these products have been all your life.

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The Best K-Beauty Products Of 2018 (So Far)

  

3. Why Mushrooms Are Making a Cameo in Your Skin Care Products

Mushrooms are the latest wonder ingredient popping up in skin care products – and for good reason. They are a nutrient-rich powerhouse that’s been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine for their medicinal value. In terms of benefits for the skin, mushrooms are known to help reduce visible redness, calm sensitive skin and irritation and contain powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients that ultimately leave your skin looking bright and hydrated.

Below are a few choices of skin care products that all contain some form of mushroom (or multiple versions) to combat a wide range of skin concerns including improved moisture retention, protection against environmental aggressors and calming down inflammation.

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5 Mushroom Skin Care Products To Try Right Now

  

4. The 10 Best Backpacks & Bags Under $50 to Sport This School Year

Getting a new backpack is one of the most exciting parts of starting a new school year. But picking a bag that can carry all your essentials, look great, and match your ideal price point can be a struggle, as there’s seemingly endless options. To help find a bag that will put some pep in your step on the first day of school, we rounded up the best backpacks and bags that you can buy now for less than $50.

Plus: for a limited time, use our exclusive promo code SPY15 to get 15% off your order at Tillys.com and get free shipping. Promo code ends August 13/18 at 5:30am.

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The Best Backpacks Under $50

  

5. On The Record: The Giving Keys’ Founders On The Company’s Next Big Reveal

The Giving Keys started out as a jewelry company, focused on keys that have words engraved into them. Since then, it has grown to be bigger, better and even more stylish than it already was. Their pieces are affordable and are not just necklaces either . The brand has now expanded to include earrings, bracelets, graphic tees, key chains and, according to the founders, “so much more to come.”

We got a chance to visit The Giving Keys’ downtown Los Angeles studio, where we met the founder, Caitlin Crosby, and the president, Brit Gilmore, to learn more about their journey that brought them from casual friends in the entertainment industry to business partners (and #GirlsBosses) helping others’ starting their own journeys too.

PLUS: Use our code GIVING20 to take 20% off your purchase at TheGivingKeys.com.

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On The Record: The Giving Keys