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Having your curiosity sparked can be invigorating. It can inspire you to discover something new about your surroundings or yourself. This month, Pop-up Shop TODAY is focusing on channeling that excitement with 15 picks designed to help you try out something you've never done before. Whether you’ve always wanted to learn how to cook or just want to try the latest summer trend, we have options for that and so much more designed to pique – and satisfy – your curiosity.

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Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach & Recipes to Repeat
$19.50

Curious about how to grow your skills in the kitchen but not sure where to start? This book from chef Molly Baz promises to teach you the techniques that will help make you a better cook. And the book isn’t just filled with mouthwatering photos and recipes — scattered throughout the pages are QR codes that you can scan on your smartphone to access videos where Baz demonstrates some of the harder skills.

Fenty Beauty Poutsicle Hydrating Lip Stain
$24

If you’re always on the lookout for the latest trendy beauty finds, you might have noticed that many TikTokers have been raving about this hydrating lip stain from Fenty Beauty. Available in four shades, the stain is said to go on glossy and leave behind a soft tint and hydrating feel. Because of its popularity, some shades are currently sold out at Sephora, Ulta and on the Fenty site — but you can still grab every color at Kohl’s!

We're Not Really Strangers Cards
$25

Even if you've known someone forever, there are probably still a lot of things they haven't shared with you. This card game can be played with two to six people and features 150 questions and wild cards that encourage you to create and foster meaningful connections, whether you’re at a party with strangers or at home with your significant other. Break open the package and start asking questions you wouldn't have thought to ask before.

Halara Everyday 2-in-1 Flare Exercise Dress
$40

Whether you’re looking for more activewear, an easy one-and-done option for running errands or a comfortable staple for all-day lounging, this versatile dress from Halara checks all the boxes. The brand’s exercise dress includes a built-in romper with pockets, lightweight “Cloudful” fabric and a bra with removable pads for a customized fit. And good luck choosing from the 33 stunning color varieties, including the Halara’s newest summer-ready shades: Desert Rose and Pink Frosting.

Universal Yums Subscription
$15

You don’t have to hop on a plane to discover flavors from around the world. Universal Yums delivers sweet and savory snacks from different countries straight to your doorstep every month. What you get depends on the country that you’re “visiting” that month, but you can expect rich treats like French butter cookies or bright Italian bruschetta bites.

LNX High-Waisted Linen Pants
$28

Curious to see what this “coastal grandmother” trend is all about? If you like clothing that is crisp, clean and oh-so comfortable, we think it will become your go-to style of the season — especially if you’re trying these chic wide-leg pants on for size. According to the brand, the cotton-linen blend material features pajama-like softness but has a casual look that works for any occasion. We’re also loving the side pockets and adjustable drawstring to create the perfect fit.

Flextailgear Tiny Portable Pump
$31

If you’re camping this summer or just hoping to spend your afternoons lounging on a floatie in the pool, this tool is sure to come in handy. The portable, rechargeable air pump is able to inflate four to five swim rings, six to eight single camping air mattresses or one to two thick air cushions from one charge, according to the brand. And it is designed to be as “mini as an egg,” so you can keep it in your pocket or backpack when you’re on the go.

Lucien Hanna Cotton Nap Dress
$29

No summer wardrobe is complete without the perfect sundress to grab and go at a moment’s notice. This polka dot midi style from Amazon makes a statement all on its own, from the bold design and multi-textured fabric down to the flowing skirt and ruffled hem. Just pair it with your favorite sunnies and heeled sandals — then let this fancy fashion find do all of the talking.

COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
$25

Weird beauty ingredients seem to pop up on every product label nowadays, but TikTokers say that this snail mucin-containing formula actually works. According to the brand, the product is “like a multivitamin for your skin” and can boost skin radiance and provide long-lasting hydration thanks to ingredients like arginine, sodium hyaluronate and, yes, snail secretion filtrate.

Free Assembly Original 90's Straight Jeans
$27

“Mom” jeans are cool for the summer, and this ‘90s-inspired pair is pretty much guaranteed to flatter every size, shape and body type — we even had a few mother and daughter duos prove it! These relaxed denim bottoms feature a straight leg and mid-waist fit and are even available in several washes and short lengths for petite heights.

Luxillia Magnetic Eyelashes
$19

If you’re still using glue to apply your favorite falsies, you need to try these Luxillia Eyelashes. Instead of glue, this kit comes with a powerful magnetic eyeliner that each lash sticks to in seconds — so you can get a sultry look without the mess. Each pair is waterproof, sweatproof and as far as long-lasting goes, the brand says their formula is “the strongest magnetic liner in the market.”

Silvi The Anti-Acne Silk Pillowcase
$63

What if your pillowcase could actually help your skin? This Anti-Acne Silk Pillowcase recently went viral on TikTok for its potential bacteria-fighting abilities. According to the brand, the silk pillowcase is treated with silver that kills 99.7% of acne-causing bacteria. But that’s not all, experts say that sleeping on a silk pillowcase can benefit your hair, too.

K18 Mini Leave-In Molecular Repair Hair Mask
$29

If there’s one think TikTok is great at, it’s piquing our curiosity. So when we saw this K18 hair mask garner more than 11 billion views on the platform for its ability to make tresses softer and shinier, we knew it was something to keep our eyes on. And the experts agree — the formula’s key ingredient, K18Peptide, is great for strengthening hair and hydrating dry locks — a necessity for anyone who plans on spending a lot of time in the pool and sun this summer.

Hey Dewy Wireless Facial Humidifier
$60

If you have yet to experiment with the many benefits of using a humidifier, this popular mini version is a great place to start. According to the brand, the gadget can be used to hydrate your skin and hair, clear your sinuses and more. And unlike other bulky options, this cute humidifier won’t look like an eyesore when it’s sitting on your bedside table. It tends to sell out quickly, so you’re going to want to grab it while you still can.

Kizik The Madrid Eco-Knit Slip-On Sneakers
$99

These slip-ons are made for hands-free wear — yes, you read that right — thanks to the brand’s patented shoe technology and springback heel. As an added bonus, the sneakers also feature contoured footbeds and a durable foam and rubber outsole for optimum support, the brand shares. So you not only get style, but these also score high on the convenience scale.