Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. She also writes for Inverse, Glowsly, and The Drive along with a variety of other publications. When Dorian's not writing she's collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.
7 Best Artificial Plants in 2020
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7 Best Artificial Plants in 2020
The best artificial plants should be nearly undetectable as a faux alternative to a living plant. With this in mind, we selected the Nearly Natural 6ft Ficus Artificial Plant as our Top Pick. We liked that this faux ficus gives you the lush presence of this popular tree without the…
Best Electric Wine Opener
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Best Electric Wine Opener
We selected the best electric wine opener by looking at a range of factors such as battery life, portability, accessories, price, and design. The main purpose of an electric wine opener is that you can easily open multiple bottles of wine between charges (all our picks are rechargeable), and in…
Best Warm White LED Strip Lights
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Best Warm White LED Strip Lights
We selected the best warm white LED strip lights by looking at the following features — color temperature, water resistance rating, power source, length, lumens, and controls. By default, all of the options in our guide are warm temperatures, with each measuring 3,000 Kelvin. Water-resistance might not be important for…
Best Tablet Cover
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Best Tablet Cover
One of the first things we considered when researching the best tablet covers was tablet brand and model compatibility. While other features are important and can improve functionality, compatibility will be the biggest filter you’ll need to use to narrow down your selections. Other features we prioritized included screen protection,…
Best Toaster
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Best Toaster
To determine the best toaster, we looked at the following specific factors — functionality, settings, cost, and ease of cleanup. While we only looked at pop-up style toasters, we also considered enhanced functionality through additional settings. In addition to adjusting the browning, we also focused on models that offered presets…
7 Best Dripless Taper Candles in 2020
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7 Best Dripless Taper Candles in 2020
After reviewing several brands, we nominated Bolsius White Dinner Dripless Taper Candles as our Top Pick for the best dripless taper candles. We liked that they featured a braided cotton wick which creates a more even flame, along with the fact that each of the 10 candles in this set…
7 Best Magazine Racks in 2020
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7 Best Magazine Racks in 2020
We selected the mDesign Decorative Metal Farmhouse Magazine Rack as the best magazine rack you can buy today. This magazine rack created a multifunctional storage solution that could easily transition between holding magazines and serving as a stylish bathroom caddy. It was also pre-assembled and featured a classic look that…
7 Best Straw Jar Dispenser in 2020
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7 Best Straw Jar Dispenser in 2020
To find the best straw jar dispenser, we looked at the following features: style, size, whether they could work with wrapped or unwrapped straws, materials, and the design. We know that some people prefer wrapped versus unwrapped straws, but that they also need to consider length compatibility between their straws…
6 Best Cake Display Stands in 2020
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6 Best Cake Display Stands in 2020
After careful consideration, we believe that the HBlife Acrylic Cake Stand is the best cake display stand you can buy today. Not only was this cake display stand easy to assemble, but it could convert into a range of configurations such as a punch bowl, or snack platter. And it…
6 Best Butcher Block Oil in 2020
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6 Best Butcher Block Oil in 2020
To determine the best butcher block oil for regular oiling, we focused on the following features: ingredients, quantity, food safety, and the application process. We know that single-ingredient oils offer more versatility in terms of surface compatibility. However, the most important aspect is picking a food-safe oil for treating food…
Best Wireless Charger
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Best Wireless Charger
We selected the best wireless charger by reviewing the following factors — phone compatibility, charging speed, and power source. While phone compatibility is the most variable feature and will depend on the type of smartphone you own, we did prioritize looking at charger models with wider support for varying manufacturers…
Best Sliding Miter Saw
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Best Sliding Miter Saw
To determine the best sliding miter saw, we considered the following features — motor and RPMs, positive stops and bevel angles, additional accessories, and safety features. A strong motor and high RPMs will give you the power you need to easily make cuts, even with thicker pieces of wood. Depending…
Best Kid Tablet
Best Tablets
Best Kid Tablet
We selected the best tablet for kids by targeting durability, age appropriateness, parental controls, hardware specifications, and battery life. Depending on your child’s age, durability and age appropriateness are going to be the two biggest factors as purchasing a tablet with too many advanced features or a more fragile design…
Best Digital Caliper
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Best Digital Caliper
To determine the best digital caliper we looked at the following options: materials, accuracy, caliper length, battery life, and water resistance. For the best experience, you should prioritize a stainless steel design that is more durable. Most people will find that a caliper that measures zero to six inches should…
Best Hacksaw
Best Tools
Best Hacksaw
To determine the best hacksaw we looked at the following features — frame style and materials, handles, and the blades. With frame styles, we prioritized a dual-handle design composed of metal to ensure longevity. Additionally, a dual handle will give you more control for precision cuts. Also, consider frames that…
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