Beauty

Prabal Gurung: Whip It Braid The sleek ponytail is remastered with the long braided pony seen on models during the Prabal Gurung digital presentation. Smoothed down with not a flyaway in sight the polished look adds to the bright red, black, and white palette of Prabal Gurung’s newest collection. Hairstylist Evanie Frausto uses all Bumble
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COURTESY PARFUMS CHRISTIAN DIOR When I first met Dior master perfumer François Demachy in 2019 at a fragrance launch event in New York City, I was utterly starstruck—his hands (and nose) were part of a formative part of my teenage years. At age 14, my dad had taken me shopping at Neiman Marcus to choose
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Black people working in the beauty industry are required to not just be high-level performers but shapeshifters able to comport themselves in reaction to whatever is thrown their way. Most times, that means staring the industry’s storied history of blatant discrimination and half-baked diversity in the face. Black models are the first to point out
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The moment you feel seen is powerful. For many Black women, that feeling is few and far between. For the State of Black Beauty, we asked four writers to recall the instance in their life they felt SEEN in media. From Janet Jackson to Eartha Kitt, here are love letters to our Black Beauty icons
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Squalane and Vitamin C Dark Spot Serum biossance.com $62.00 Every zit or irritated patch I’ve ever had has left behind a dark spot once it heals; and while there’s nothing wrong with having marks, my goal has always been to maintain a more even, radiant complexion. Enter: Biossance Squalane and Vitamin C Dark Spot Serum,
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Mayday, mayday! Dolly Parton is coming out with a new fragrance, and samples of the perfume became available after an ad during the third quarter of Super Bowl LV yesterday. This content is imported from {embed-name}. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find
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In high school, I used to wear my sunglasses during class. Hiding in the back corner of the room, concealed behind my super-dark lensed Ray-Ban Wayfarers, I tried to disappear. I’ve recently taken up the habit again—this time, for a different reason. California-based Futuremood‘s colorful glasses aren’t just for attention. Each style comes outfitted with
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Every year, the ELLE International Beauty Awards ceremony takes place and celebrate the best of beauty. This year, for the first time, the ceremony is fully digital. Since 2013, the ELLE International Beauty Awards have celebrated beauty and have united ELLE beauty editors from around the globe. The editors have tested and tried out beauty
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Last October, Nordstrom made it easier for customers to locate all their favorite Black-owned beauty brands amongst the sea of brands across the site. Debuting the Inclusive Beauty category, which is the luxury site’s “curated assortment of products created for everyone–regardless of skin or hair type, tone, complexion or texture,” Nordstrom initially launched with seven
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