Beauty

Courtesy of Press OfficeImaxtree Once upon a time (aka earlier this year), beauty editors huddled backstage at Fashion Week, recorder in hand, and asked the world’s most famous makeup artists like Pat McGrath questions like, “What was your inspiration for this beauty look?” Times are different. We’re no longer entering the New York Public Library’s
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When the world stopped back in March, Jenna Dewan had just welcomed her second child, a baby boy, with fiancé Steve Kazee. The actress and World of Dance host found herself in the same boat as new moms around the world, navigating quarantine with a newborn. During this time, Dewan found comfort in wellness, becoming
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Imagine a podcast that gets around 3 million downloads a month, but no one is meant to listen to it. During Drew Ackerman’s Sleep With Me, the host tells mind-numbing bedtime stories solely to put you to sleep. Not a bad business model, considering that up to 70 million Americans report some kind of sleep
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Thirty seconds, roughly time for one question, is how long I have to divine something from Selena Gomez, singer, actress, humanitarian, and one of the most-followed-human on Instagram. Gomez is sitting at her home, surrounded by products from Rare Beauty, a 16-piece makeup collection that launches at Sephora today, Thursday, September 3rd, on a Zoom
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How does one launch a makeup line in 2020—a year mired in mistakes, change, chaos, rule-breaking, and shape-shifting? If you’re Swedish fragrance brand Byredo—you embrace it all. Founder & Creative Director Ben Gorham and innovative makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench imbued that spirit into the brand’s first foray into cosmetics. It’s a six-product launch that tosses
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©Sony Pictures/Courtesy Everett CollectionEverett For some girls, a bumble bee is their go-to costume every Halloween. For others, it’s a witch. But my lazy girl, last-minute costume is much more original: Carrie from Stephen King’s classic high school drama, well, Carrie. She’s a ‘70s high school outcast turned prom queen turned avenger with deathly telekinetic
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Ever wish you could just copy/paste the virtual carts of the experts who really know what they’re doing when it comes to shopping for beauty products? Well, we leaned into that nosiness and started a series dedicated to the shopping lists of some of the country’s top beauty experts. This week, we’re doing a deep
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Rosalía is officially entering the beauty game. After conquering the music world earlier this year at the Grammy’s, the singer and ELLE summer cover star is MAC’s newest VIVA GLAM Ambassador. “The Barcelona-born singer, songwriter and record producer embodies passion, courage and originality that inspires us and her fans across the world,” MAC announced in
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There are hair rites of passage in Black women’s lives: the first salon appointment, the first treatment, the first blow out, the big chop, the natural transition, the weave, and the braid up. And then, of course, there’s the first moment of isolation and feeling of other from those who don’t understand the history, the
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The Tyler Twins Since its inception, the hair care industry in America has been rooted in the idea that Black hair, in its natural state, is unacceptable. Our great-grandfather Garret A. Morgan, an inventor known as “the Black Edison,” was one of the first people to discover chemical relaxers. His company, G.A. Morgan’s Hair Refiner,
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IMAXTREE.COM Don’t you feel more in control of your life when your nails look amazing? I know I do. Nail lacquer is a great way to create a polished appearance. But if you fail to invest in the proper products to keep them healthy, you’ll ultimately stunt their growth, make them brittle, and cause them
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Laguna Candles, Harlem Candle Co., Gilded Candles We’re burning more candles than ever in self-isolation, so there’s no better way to support Black businesses than with a cozy, great-smelling candle. There are so many amazing Black-owned brands to support in beauty and fashion, so consider this another strong suggestion for your shopping cart. From relaxing
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Hair is likely the most overworked, yet under-appreciated part of our body. You put your hair through a lot to achieve your desired look: constant heat, protective styles, various products. But how much TLC are you giving your hair in return? Enter: leave-in conditioners. After cleansing and conditioning your hair, leave-in is the next product
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