This Affiliate Disclosure has been provided by the publisher of “The Youthist” website ( and its various online properties and versions including mobile, (referred to collectively herein as “the Site”), to comply with FTC’s regulations by disclosing the details of the financial relationship that exists between the Site and its “Affiliates” (select merchants, advertisers, sponsors and other third parties who offer different forms of compensation to have their products and services (herein the “Affiliate Product(s)”) reviewed, recommended, or featured on the Site).


This means that the Site monetizes its content, which includes but is not limited to editorial, advertising, sponsorships, insertion orders and/or promotional campaigns that feature and/or mention Affiliates. The Site also monetizes clicks on affiliate links, which may lead to third-party owned and operated websites where Affiliate Products can be purchased. The Site may also receive additional compensation should an Affiliate Product be purchased through a referral link from the Site.


Most of the Site’s web pages feature third-party ads, which are published on the Site in various formats and display sizes. Each time an ad unit is clicked, the publisher will receive compensation from the third-party advertiser, even when a purchase is not made.


Though the publisher may receive compensation from Affiliates as outlined above, we want to assure you that the Site’s writers and editors are dedicated to providing an honest voice as they relate opinion, findings, beliefs, and experiences about the products and services they mention on the Site, whether affiliated or not. In The Youthist’s aim to educate and inform its community of readers about relevant topics, every effort has been made to provide true and accurate information about the products and services mentioned on the Site.

Do note that content featuring Affiliate Product(s) may not always be identified on the Site as such, and that the compensation the publisher receives from Affiliates may influence editorial direction (i.e. what content, topics or posts are published on the Site and where).

Some affiliate programs the Site has participated in include Linkshare, Commission Junction & Amazon Associates, which are subject to change and is not an exhaustive list.