Beauty

When you consider popular pairings, there’s usually one part of the duo that takes a backseat to the other: salt and pepper, Barbie and Ken, shoes and socks. The same can be said for beauty products. Conditioner has played understudy to shampoo forever. And while curly heads got the memo long ago that conditioner is
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YakobchukOlenaGetty Images Expert bathers know that the addition of a pillow in the tub maketh the bath. Along with foamy bubbles, bath trays, and soothing candles, there’s no better way to elevate your self-care ritual than with a plush, luxurious pillow. Bath pillows come in all shapes in sizes, but their purpose remains the same:
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We’re calling it now–spring is the season for bold beauty looks. First, we saw the early hints of neon on the spring/summer runways (Versace’s racing stripes, hot pink shadow at Prabal Gurung), but when Euphoria returned to HBO for its second season, the proverbial beauty groundhog saw his shadow, declaring a season of sparkles, blush,
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I first spotted Herrera Beauty backstage at the brand’s Fall/Winter 2020 fashion show. Models walked down the runway with gorgeous, bold lips—the makeup artist revealed it was Herrera Beauty (amazing!) but with bad news: the collection was only available in Europe. Courtesy The Lipstick Sheer – Good Girl Red Carolina Herrera carolinaherrera.com $54.00 Two years
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Issey Kobori In ELLE.com’s monthly series Office Hours, we ask people in powerful positions to take us through their first jobs, worst jobs, and everything in between. This month, we spoke with Trinity Mouzon Wofford, the co-founder of the Instagram-favorite wellness brand Golde. Mouzon Wofford started the business with her partner and high school sweetheart
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The influence of the camellia flower on Chanel’s DNA can be seen throughout everything the French atelier creates. Rumored to have been Coco Chanel’s favorite flower, the blooms have been integrated (both prominently and subtly) into the house’s clothing, designs, fragrances, and skincare. Paper versions even adorn the brand’s iconic shopping bags. N°1 De Chanel
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Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images It’s tempting to think all hairbrushes are created equal, but there’s a time, place, hair texture, and hair concern for each of them. Plastic hairbrushes may scratch the nostalgia itch for you, but they could also be quite damaging to your hair. The alternative? Enter: Boar bristle brushes. “Boar bristles naturally have
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If you’re looking to set up a world-class beauty routine, why not go international? After all, each corner of the globe has its distinctive ingredients, influences, and traditions—and a diverse range of beauty benefits to go along with them. That’s why we’ve curated a lineup of beauty, health, and lifestyle staples sourced from or inspired
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Sean ZanniGetty Images Achieving a streak-free, natural-looking glow at home doesn’t sound like the easiest beauty ritual to DIY–especially if you’re not an expert. Fortunately, self-tanning drops make it easier than ever to safely give skin a hint of tint any time of year—even in the dead of winter. Makeup artist Douglas Ortero tells Elle.com
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Courtesy Welcome to Legends Only, a look back at the best beauty moments from our favorite celebrity icons. Margaux chatted with her Armenian icon, Cher, who takes us through her archive of hair and makeup transformations over the years. Here are the stories behind her glam, starting with a television spot in the ’60s right
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Some skin-care treatments are better left to the pros. Certain types of peels. lasers, and deeper levels of light therapy should be done by a knowledgeable and board-certified expert. However, microdermabrasion at home is a treatment that with proper research, and careful instruction from your dermatologist, can deliver skin-smoothing benefits right from your bathroom. What
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Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images If you’re looking to set some skincare affirmations for the New Year, repeat after me: I promise to wear sunscreen every. Single. Day. It doesn’t matter where you live, your skin tone, or your skin-care preferences, if you don’t wear SPF every day, you might as well throw the rest of your
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Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images Of all the oils available for moisturizing skin and hair, rosemary oil may not be the first to come to mind. Although, it’s quite versatile. In addition to its aromatherapy and food seasoning capabilities, rosemary oil for hair also has quite a few damage restoration benefits. Leave it to TikTok and Instagram
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Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images Right about now, we’re probably all in need of something to look forward to. It could be that major trip you’ve had to postpone for the past two years, the return of a highly anticipated TV show, or, in the case of all beauty enthusiasts, a new hairstyle. Maybe the start of
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Eyestudio Nudes of New York 16 pan Eyeshadow Palette, 0.634 oz Maybelline New York “I was never a makeup junkie until I discovered eyeshadow at the age of 11 or 12, and I went from bare-faced one day to smothering my lids in iridescent gold the next. My taste, thankfully, is a bit more refined
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Rosdiana CiaravoloGetty Images You’ve pre-shampooed. You’ve cleaned. You’ve conditioned. After extensive in-shower work, do yourself a favor and make sure you didn’t just waste that energy by washing your hydrating agents down the drain. Curly girls know that hydration is the key to nurtured, bouncy curls, but proper aftercare, and laying the groundwork before styling
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If health is wealth, then turmeric is gold. But really, the flowering plant in the ginger family is gold in color and the turmeric benefits for skin—and health—are plentiful. Native to South and Southeast Asia, “the root part [of turmeric] is what is used in cooking, traditional South Asian and Asian medicine, and now in
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