Elizabeth Wellington is the lifestyle columnist at The Philadelphia Inquirer and Inquirer.com. She muses about all things fashion, lifestyle and pop-culture.

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The coronavirus conversation you need to have with your family right now

Now is the time to get our health and financial affairs in order and have those necessary conversations with our loved ones about what to do in case we get sick, or worse.

What you can do if you’re laid off or furloughed during the coronavirus pandemic

Sudden job loss can be traumatic. We spoke with some experts on the best way to cope.


Should I cut my bangs? Take out my weave? Your at-home beauty questions, answered

We’ve answered a few of your pressing beauty questions to help you keep it together during this trying time. We want you to feel good so you can keep going.

How to take care of your new coronavirus quarantine beard

So you're growing a quarantine beard. Here's how to take care of it.

The best ways to professionally network while socially distancing during coronavirus

The climate is certainly different now as we Slack, Skype and Zoom from our dining room tables in yoga pants. But business conversations are resuming and it’s important to stay connected. Here is how.


Philly artist captures the magic of D-Nice’s big virtual dance party

This Philadelphia artist captured the moment when D-Nice reached 100K followers at his wildly popular Instagram Live dance party, Homeschoolin' at Club Quarantine with this digital painting, "Live Healing"

How to reset your routine, keep your energy up, and stay motivated while social distancing

The world may have come to a stop, but our need to live a productive life hasn’t.

Philly fashion designers pivot to face masks to protect health-care workers from COVID-19

Wednesday marked the beginning of CoverAidPHL, a task force of more than 2,000 Philadelphia-based designers and sewers willing to make protective masks for caretakers — food service workers, orderlies, health aids — who work in the heathcare profession.


How to keep your hands soft when we’re washing them all of the time | Elizabeth Wellington

I reached out to local beauty experts for pro-tips on how to care for our hands in this era of unprecedented hand washing.


It’s spring. We want to go outside. How do we safely social distance? | Elizabeth Wellington

The good news, health experts say, is that we can go outside. But how do we do so safely? Some answers to our frequently asked questions.