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What You Never Knew About Mink Eyelashes; The City's Best Jewelry Stores; Sample Sales; More!

Welcome to On the Racked, where Racked SF editor Robyn Hagan Cain shares the top fashion, beauty and fitness news of the week.

MARINA—Ever wonder how mink eyelash extensions work? We found out! Spoiler alert: Eyelash combs are involved.

SAN FRANCISCO—It's December, so everyone's buying bling. That's why we've mapped 17 of the city's best jewelry stores to get you started.

EVERYWHERE—The Victoria's Secret Angels showed off their abs once again during the annual fashion show broadcast. Here are eight local spots where you can attempt to copy the models' workout routines, should you feel so inclined.

DIFFERENT PLACES—'Tis the season to shop for others, but it's totally okay to buy things for yourself if they're on sale. Lucky for you, Goorin Bros., Amour Vert, and TImbuk2 are having sample sales this week.

THE INTERNET—When you're done buying stuff for yourself, we've got lots of gift guides to help you shop for everyone else.

SoMa—SoulCycle is opening its second San Francisco studio Thursday, but there's already a third studio in the works.

UNION SQUARE—Here are this week's department store hours in Union Square. While you're there, be on the lookout for the Spring Breakers-esque bands of "Rainbow Girls" who have been robbing stores in the area.