BIO

Emily is a New York City-based beauty and lifestyle writer who's written for publications like Glamour, Racked, and Self. If she's not at her computer, you can probably find her watching a mob movie, eating a burger or reading a NYC history book.
 
 

Emily Rekstis 's Articles

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Getting Through My First Year Without A Dad

Last April, my dad died two days before his 58 birthday after struggling with Huntington's Disease for over a decade. This is my first year without a dad.
Emily Rekstis    |   06.13.18 12am   |   SHARE
I had officially lost the battle but here's what you can do.

What To Do When His Mom Doesn’t Like You From Day One

I tried my best to impress and please. I worked on the farm, helped in the kitchen, and tried emphasizing all the other reasons Mick was in New York (work, friends), but none of it felt like enough.... Read...
Emily Rekstis    |   09.20.17 12am   |   SHARE