The Oprah Magazine encourages the reader to embrace her life, with the goal of becoming more of who she really is. It covers 360 degrees of a woman’s life, from fashion and beauty, to relationships, food, home design, books, health and fitness, work and finance, technology, self-discovery and caring for others.
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A Merry 12-Day Give-O-way! • Who needs a partridge in a pear tree when you could have all 79 Favorite Things? Twelve lucky readers will win every goodie chosen by Oprah on pages 45 to 71. For your chance, just follow the steps below.
PRESENT DAY • After the cover shoot, Oprah was joined by a few special guests as she tested and tasted items for this year’s Favorite Things list.
What was the best thing about 2019?
Your take • on topics we’re covering this month.
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LIVE YOUR best life
The High Five • A WHOLE HANDFUL OF THINGS TO CHEER ABOUT THIS MONTH!
Make/Believe • For Simon Beck, every day is a snow day.
My Best Life • Emmy-winning actor Alex Borstein, who plays the profanely funny Susie Myerson in Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (returning December 6), on what she can’t live without.
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Bling in the New Year
Great BUYS UNDER $100! • Forget the halls. This season deck yourself with special jewelry that has a global feel.
ADAM’S Style SHEET • No matter the outfit or occasion, creative director Adam Glassman has found a way to lift your look: gorgeously shape-shifting undergarments.
POT OF GOLD
JOYFUL • Sure, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be a grind. Bring some merriment back to the holiday season with these uplifting beauty finds.
GLITTER FOR GROWN-UPS • Five sophisticated ways to sparkle all season long.
WHAT TO WEAR AND HOW TO WEAR IT
SCENT AND SENSIBILITY • The latest fragrances are more than merely pleasant-smelling: Their creators claim they can improve the way you feel. Jamie Rosen explores the trend.
THE GIFT OF HEALTH • Should you treat yourself (or a loved one) to a “members only” medical plan?
Getting the Words Out • A college student uses anonymous letters to help struggling young people feel seen.
What’s Your Sleep Rhythm? • Take our quiz to learn how you can work with your internal clock to get more (and better!) rest.
ECZEMA: UNDER CONTROL. SO ROLL UP THOSE SLEEVES. • DUPIXENT is an innovation in the treatment of uncontrolled moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis) for people 12 and up.
Everyone Is Illuminated • Enlightened by the wisdom of life coach Martha Beck, some of our favorite seekers have found shining moments.
NAUGHTY OR NICE? • We asked the experts whether the latest activated-charcoal products are worth it.
HAVE FOOD, WILL TRAVEL • Bars and trail mixes are easy to toss in your carry-on, but their sweeteners can also cause your blood sugar to surge—and your energy to eventually dip. Stay fueled on the fly with our savory portable picks.
Self-Care Packages • When you’re putting names on your gift list, don’t forget your own.
OUR 12 FAVORITES OF THE YEAR • Whether wrestling with identity, sexuality, language, love, or demons real and imagined, these books woke us up, haunted us, wowed us, and made us marvel again at the magic writers can create with words.
SEASON’S READINGS • Presents come and go, but a beautiful book is forever.
The Marvelous Mrs. Kitteridge • Oprah reveals her latest book club pick: a novel-in-stories that revisits an iconic character.
THE STROUT UNIVERSE