Skincare routines can get confusing. First, you have to research the appropriate ingredients for your specific skin concerns, then comes factoring in the price of each ingredient and time you have to dedicate to the process. But as it turns out, having an arsenal of acne-fighting, brightening, and calming cleansers, serums, moisturizers, and masks at
I can’t remember a time when I didn’t pick my skin. Of course there must’ve been a time, before I was plagued with puberty and started to sprout small pimples in all regions of my face, the acne indiscriminate in its placement or size. But in my memory, it’s always been there—the irresistible urge to
Pink Lines We’re still in love with the negative nail trend, and it looks even sweeter in baby pink. Simply add a strip of thin tape horizontally, then paint over in your favorite lacquer. Wait until tacky, then remove the tape. Once the color is completely dry, finish the look with a clear top coat.
Ali Oshinsky, @KaliKennedy Eye makeup is so boring. Isn’t it? Case in point: if you own a palette, you’ve probably hit pan on the brown, the lighter, taupier brown, and nothing else. There’s also, of course, the issue of use. Disregarding the fact that a pressed powder in the beige family very rarely inspires the
Anne Hathaway, 2012 As she shed her hair for playing the role of grisette Fantine in Les Misérables, Hathaway admitted she shed tears as well. But, alas, all that woe was for naught. After all, she took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her part in the film and soon became a force
Amy Sussman We look to the Oscars for polished, elegant looks and to the Met Gala for the drama. But when it comes to the annual Grammy Awards ceremony, we get the best of both worlds—especially where beauty is concerned. From smoldering smokey eyes to angelic bedazzled nails, these are the beauty looks we couldn’t
What pairs best with a Grammy, you ask? If you’re a hopeful nominee dreaming of accepting the miniature gilded gramophone, ten digits of intricate and exquisite nail art seem to be the only option. Celebrities like Billy Porter and Rosalía all have extended their look from cool hair and gorgeous gowns to the focus on
Showering is my favorite part of the day. It’s where I perform Beyoncé deep cuts, where I clear my head, where I wash away the crust of slumber in the morning and the grime after a long day at work. But it’s also where I cleanse my face. If you search “washing your face in
It’s time for the age-old question: what are you going to do with your hair this year? Is 2020 the year you get bangs? Should you go blonde? Go brunette? Just shave it all off? If your head is full of questions like these, fear not. We called in celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkin, who has
You know that feeling when your bra and panties match? Your skin is clear, your crops are thriving, your credit score is skyrocketing, and you’ve just got your whole life together. Now, you can feel the same way about your beauty look. Matchy-matchy makeup and nails have taken Instagram by storm, with our favorite influencers
@laurenladnier, @oliveandjune, @evemeetswest, @aliciatnails I don’t know what I thought 2020 was going to bring, but for some reason, I figured there would be some Y2K-esque, Sci-Fi reset, where everyone suddenly started dressing in sleek silver bodysuits and wearing holo-colored nails. Instead, 2020 is all about mastering nail art from the comfort of your couch.
TikTok can make a person question many things, including their ability to learn choreography and if their reaction to trying kombucha would be worth documenting. But one viral video from makeup artist Charlotte Roberts—who goes by @CharlotteLooks—has got me rethinking everything. The talented MUA released a step-by-step tutorial on how to capture the contoured cheekbones,
Giambattista Valli’s Feathered Frenzy Giambattista Valli’s spring 2020 was an open invitation to rest on the laurels of the creative genius’ mind. Attendees of the exhibition found the designer’s signature tulle gowns in vibrant yellows and pinks paired with custom feather-masks that work only to reveal one’s eyes. In hot fuschia, baby pink, and ivory
Plume CreativeGetty Images Every January, some of the world’s largest tech companies, budding start-ups, and innovators of all kinds meet in Las Vegas to reveal their visions for the future. To get a glimpse at what’s to come, I headed out west to the fashion week of the technology world, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Rosdiana Ciaravolo If you believe that eyes are the windows to the soul, then they should be treated with the utmost care. Enter: Eye creams that de-puff, brighten, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.“The skin around the eyes is the body’s most delicate part, making it especially susceptible to premature aging and
I’m on a mission to find the world’s best eyeliner. As a self-professed eyeliner connoisseur who never leaves the house without a flick, my requirements are simple: The liner has to be super pigmented, precise, smudge-proof, user-friendly, and water-resistant, while accentuating and brightening the eye area. Nothing too crazy, right? And in my quest to
Mei Kawahiri, founder of Nails by Mei, is backstage with Travis Scott at a fashion shoot for “CR Fashion or Harper’s Bazaar or something” she says, and she has a question for him. It’s the kind of question that’s been asked at many a sleepover: “Do you want to do nail art?’” The shoot hasn’t
Baalm founders Lanya Olmsted and Mandi Nyambi want to help guide people through their skincare journeys. This year, though, they’ve been on a journey of their own, steering their company’s evolution from a newsletter into a membership-based community of skincare enthusiasts. Today, Nyambi says, Baalm is about “bringing healing and care and calm” to the
Mother of Dragons, The Unburnt, Breaker of Chains, and now Ambassador of Clinique! Emilia Clarke’s reign as queen in Game of Thrones is officially over but the actress has used her free time to explore uncharted territory, be it her cheeky rom-com Last Christmas or landing her first beauty campaign as Clinique’s first-ever global ambassador.
You’ve got your skincare routine on lock. Maybe you’ve mastered acne scars after years of pain. Maybe pimples are finally a thing of the past. But what about your skin texture? For some, seeing uneven patches or oversized pores can be a frustrating daily occurrence. “Skin texture is essentially a measure of how smooth your
A new year brings with it the requisite bargaining over what I’m reforming in the hair department. Do I go blonde? Get bangs? Admit defeat and embrace the mess? Alas, 2020 is the year that an unexpected “All of the above” option prevails. The mullet is back, begging the question: Is “Achy Breaky Heart” now
“Planet Earth is filled with labels, and I never felt comfortable with labels,” Nikkie de Jager, famously known as NikkieTutorials on YouTube said in an emotional video posted to her channel today. Through tears, Nikkie revealed to her 12.5 million subscribers for the first time that she is a transgender woman. “When I was younger,
Does Ayesha Curry sleep? She’s an author (The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well), television host (The Great American Baking Show and Family Food Fight), chef and co-owner of four International Smoke restaurants, the wife to Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry, and mother of three children, Riley, Ryan, and
Professional actress-turned-businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow released an already sold out candle last Friday, playfully named “This Smells Like My Vagina”. The notes include geranium, citrusy bergamot, cedar, Damask rose, and ambrette seed. The blend is meant to amount to the aroma of the actress’ very rich and powerful vag. Additionally, Goop describes it as “a funny,
Barbara Palvin’s back! In today’s episode of #WakingUpWith, our Beauty Haul alum shares what a morning is like ahead of her big press day with The Kooples. There’s coffee, of course. A volcanic face mask that explains the perfect skin. And, something most people don’t have: a namesake “It” bag. Plus, she talks about the
@lizzobeeating You’re scrolling through Instagram and there it is: the most beautiful face beat of any and all face beats. If you’re like us, this happens daily and at times, hourly. From ASMR foundation applications to wings so perfectly drawn you think a protractor was involved, here are the best beauty moments of the week.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a model on a mission. It took years of probing interview questions and persistent social media comments before the supermodel finally announced what she wanted to do following her breakout success as a model. “I realized people were interested in my habits and my beauty routine,” explains Huntington-Whiteley in between sips of
Timothée Chalamet is hot, like too hot. With his tousled hair, perfectly symmetrical face, and jawline carved by Michelangelo himself—it’s no wonder fans can’t help but fawn over the heartthrob-of-the-moment. But my fawning came to an screeching halt this morning when one (1) new photo of Chalamet was released. Disclaimer: The image you are about