Samantha Leal

Samantha Leal

Senior Web Editor

I'm Sam, the senior editor at MarieClaire.com. I love shining a light on awesome people doing things that matter, cool products and hacks for everyday life, and advice you'll actually use. I'm pretty much always looking for the perfect GIF for any situation. When I'm not trolling the internet, I can be found dancing like a weirdo or napping like it's my job. Right now, I'm probably eating or drinking something filled with sugar or booze. (Sorry, mom.)

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Mystery Solved—These Are the Best Sunglasses for Every Face Shape

Use these celebs as a guide.

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15 Holiday Gifts That Give Back to Worthy Causes

Make your present count towards the present. (Get it?)

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22 Celebrities and the Religious Backgrounds You Didn't Know They Had

Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity—gang's all here.

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8 Coming-of-Age Movies You'll Appreciate Re-Watching Now That You're an Adult

So many life lessons make sense now.

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30 Boozy, Super Easy Fourth of July Drink Recipes to Try

Cheers to that.

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12 Cinco de Mayo Cocktails That Are Way Better Than Your Average Margarita

Don't worry, there's still plenty of tequila.

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32 Celebrity Kids That Look Exactly Like Their Parents

The Hollywood gene pool is seriously strong.

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8 Margarita Recipes That Are Cooler Than the Ones You Made in College

Because you're a grown woman.

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We Finally Know What Kylie Jenner Named Her Baby Girl

And it's not at all what you expected.

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Justin Timberlake's Halftime Show Was Everything We Wanted—Including a Prince Tribute

No wardrobe malfunctions this time around.

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Watch Pink Perform the National Anthem at Super Bowl 52

The flu couldn't stop her.

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8 Classic Cocktails Every Woman Should Have Had by the Time She's 30

Consider this your incentive to ditch the gin and tonic of your college days.

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If You Like San Fran, You’ll Love Lisbon: 5 Travel Recs Based on Your Favorite Places

AKA where to book your next vacation abroad.

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These Were the Cutest Couples on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

The Globes are for lovers.

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Weekend Trip Guide: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink in Austin

Keepin' it weird (and delicious) in Tejas.

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8 Gifts Every Foodie Will Love

Promise.

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This Sparkling Wine Is the Newest In-Demand Bubbly

It's making a splash stateside.

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#Adulting: 36 Modern Christmas Songs for Grown Women

No, "Here Comes Santa Claus" does not make the cut.

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9 Gifts for Everyone on Your List Who Enjoys a Drink or Two

So, pretty much everyone.

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14 Gifts for Every Wine Lover in Your Life

Viva la vino.

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7 Gift Experiences That Will Make You Rethink Traditional Presents

Don’t just add to the Holiday Pile of Stuff™.

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13 Holiday Gifts for the Booze-Loving Gal

🍷🍸🍹🍺

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Weekend Trip Guide: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink in San Francisco

Your 🔑 to the Golden City.

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30 Celebrities Who Have Openly Owned Up to Plastic Surgery

Real talk.

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Weekend Trip Guide: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink in Minneapolis

The midwestern town packs a lot of punch.

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16 Scary-Good Cocktails (AKA Halloween Candy for Adults)

No tricks, just treats.