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.
READY, SET, O! • Our cover star knows what she wants in the new year.
On the Horizon • Five of the talents behind this issue prepare to start anew.
What are you most looking forward to in 2019?
ONWARD & UPWARD • Our November issue gave you a lift.
Here We Go!
Live Your Best Life
The Gratitude Meter
TITUSS BURGESS • The sassy star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, returning for its final season January 25, fills in a few fun blanks.
Kacey Musgraves • The Grammy-winning country star, whose Oh, What a World Tour’s North American leg kicks off in Indianapolis January 9, pays tribute and pares down.
DREAM FEARLESSLY • Meet Jasmine Crowe, the founder of Goodr, a sustainable food waste management company and app set on combatting hunger and reducing food waste at the same time.
Peak Chic • Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly—and cats gotta climb unbelievably high.
Say Her Name • KiKi Layne dazzles in the new drama If Beale Street Could Talk (December 25), an adaptation of the 1974 James Baldwin novel. We asked the 27-year-old on-the-rise actor about her stirring film debut.
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO Gayle
WHAT NANCY KNEW • A younger Tara Ison viewed an advice book—and its previous owner—as an object of mockery. These days she sees something more familiar in its pages.
Seeking THINNER PEACE • For Jessica Pell, emotional eating has been a longtime burden. She’s hoping O life coach Martha Beck can put her on the path to a lighter body—and a brighter spirit.
The O List COZY EDITION • A few things we think are just great!
Bag of Tricks • Unzip Vera Bradley’s does-it-all duffel and watch the magic unfold. Perfect for a weekend getaway, it has a clandestine garment bag built in to keep four pieces crease-free. Zip it back into shape, pack up, and poof—your clever travel companion is set to jet. $198; verabradley.com
GREAT BUYS UNDER $100 • The flattering neutral brings sophistication to any wardrobe.
Adam’s STYLE SHEET • Transition to and from your workout effortlessly (and fabulously) with versatile pieces that can anchor multiple looks.
Adam’s Home STYLE SHEET • Special pieces that put a modern spin on the Southwestern trend.
DARING • “Reach for metallic nail polish even after the holidays. The latest iridescent, multi-tonal finishes will serve you beautifully all winter.”
FACING YOUR HORMONES • They make us bloat, give us hot flashes, and trigger tears for no apparent reason—and their ups and downs can also affect how our skin looks and feels. We asked experts to explain how your hormones may show up on your face, and offer strategies for a smoother-looking you.
MAKEUP… WITH BENEFITS! • Hydration plus a pop of perk-you-up color? You’ll get both from these double-duty lipsticks, blushes, and foundations that go on like silk and leave a hint of flattering tint.
Nicole Byer • The comedian, who will appear in an upcoming Netflix stand-up series, sounds off on “professional” hair, makeup diversity, and the silliness of the term bikini body.
Sing, Sing a Song • No matter what you sound like, everyone can take advantage of the health benefits of choral groups.
FIND YOUR VOICE
VEGETARIAN-ISH • You don’t have to give up meat for life to reap the benefits of a plant-centric diet.
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
Your Gut Is Trying to Tell You Something: