In the beauty world, a great red lipsitick is equivalent to the perfect LBD. A swipe (or two) of the bold hue can give you more confidence, pull your look together, and entice a few DMs. However, like fashion, cosmetics aren’t one-size-fits all, especially for women of color. Thankfully, the industry is steering more towards
Becca Apres Ski Glow Face Palette qvc.com $46.00 “In the summertime my fave look is, lashes, bronzer, blush, highlighter, gloss. This palette gives me three of those (bronzer, blush, highlight) in a small variety shades all at one time. I can go for a peachy day look, or a more sultry look for nights all
Of all the beauty aisles in a store, the face wash one may just be the most confusing: How do you know which ingredients will work for your skin? What percentage should they be? Should it be foam? Gel? Both? But that’s where a good dermatologist comes in. We tapped a couple doctors from Wexler
Dying your own hair is the sort of situation that could go wrong in one million different ways. But with some help from trusted professionals the DIY-ness of it all can be significantly easier. That’s why we tapped color gurus Moiz Alladina, who counts Tilda Swinton and Gigi Hadid as clients; Rita Hazan, the wiz
Rosé is no longer just a drink, it’s a lifestyle. Take one look at Instagram and you’ll see how the sunny blush beverage—and the its sparkling rose-gold tone has taken over the world. Instagrammers have their own wine labels and dudes in Silicon Valley have fallen in love with “Bros’ Gold.” So, why not talk
Burt’s Bees Goodness Glows Liquid Foundation – Linen Beige – 1.0oz target.com $11.89 Meadowfoam, an edible seed oil, is the key ingredient in Burt’s Bees’ first-ever foundation. The botanical extract works to hydrate and nourish the driest of dry skin, and because the entire formulation is free from parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and fragrances, it’s safe for both dry and sensitive skin.
The Amateur-Friendly Spray If streaky self-tanning lotion intimidates you, opt for an airbrush spray for an easier to achieve even application. This particular mist aims to get you up to two shades darker, and can be sprayed upside down for hard-to-reach nooks and crannies. Neutrogena Micro-mist Airbrush Sunless Tan, $10; target.com SHOP NOW
Matteo Scarpellini/Imaxtree.com Anyone who’s had a rough week knows the look: puffy eyes, dark circles, the sudden appearance of fine lines. “We call it stress aging,” says Manhattan-based dermatologist and psychiatrist Amy Wechsler, MD. “Daily stressors such as a demanding job, a lack of sleep, and an unhealthy lifestyle can manifest as pallid patches, pimples,
CoverGirl is coming for you…in Times Square. For the first time in the brand’s nearly 60 year history, it’s launching a brick and mortar store in New York City. This comes on the heels of CoverGirl doing a bit of rebranding. In October of last year, the CoverGirl retired the “easy, breezy, beautiful” tagline in
Over the past few months, it seems every new foundation range is launching with 40 (or more!) shades. While many would say we have Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty to thank for the rush towards inclusivity (it would seem that the line started a ripple effect!) there are many brands that have always had wide offerings. From
Play! by Sephora The beauty mega store threw its hat in the subscription box ring with Play!, an assortment of five deluxe skincare, haircare and makeup samples picked by a cadre of beauty experts. In addition to the collectible bag of products, there is a booklet with pro tricks and advice, plus links to video
I didn’t know what my natural hair felt or looked like for 20 years. In my mind, I always pictured a 4C, dark chocolate-covered kinky curl with a little bit of a kitchen in the back, where my hair gets the curliest. I imagined my hair texture to be a mix between Janelle Monáe and
Getty ImagesAntonello Trio + Courtesy Vibrant Eyes Smart application makes intense shades totally wearable: The key is to avoid blending shadow too far past the crease. To pull off bold mascara, Maybelline New York global makeup artist Erin Parsons advises picking a deep color and lining your waterlines with a pencil in a matching shade.
Marie Veronique Gentle Retinol Night Serum marieveronique.com $110.00 The ultimate collagen booster. On top of retinol, the green-tea based formula is packed with vitamin C to brighten the skin. There’s also a dose of sodium salicylate, a retinol moderating chemical compound that prevents irritation and stinging.
Glossier’s Perfecting Skin Tint was one the brand’s first launches in the now expansive product range—and remains a favorite. Loved for it’s ability to, “even out discoloration and leave your face looking toned, smooth, and dewy,” the product is a cult-favorite, yes, but sadly only comes in five shades. But that’s about to change. Advertisement
Getty ImagesBarry King + WireImage M.A.C is no stranger to creating collections around iconic artists. The brand’s Selena Quintanilla-inspired collection sold out back in 2016, and its latest highly-anticipated launch is an homage to R&B star, Aaliyah. M.A.C is paying tribute to her legacy with a 12-piece collection that will be available starting June 20
You probably know Lush as the brand that sells you Bath Bombs that turn your tub into a vision out of one of John Lennon’s acid trips, but recently the British company dipped its toes into something much hotter and less comfortable than its customers’ tepid bathwater. Lush has always been a company vocally dedicated
Meghan Markle’s famously glowing, radiant wedding day skin has been praised, copied, and even seen as the start of a new beauty movement. A big part of the joy over Markle’s look was the way her natural skin texture and freckles showed through. Clearly, she doesn’t need much—but she’s done the work to get there.
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Everyday Essentials Wake-up routine: “I like to have slow, gentle mornings. I’ll use a light cleanser and the Clé de Peau Beauté La Crème, which I use in the evening, too.” Complexion savers: “If my skin feels like it really needs it—especially in cold weather—I use the Clé de Peau Beauté Firming Serum Supreme. A
At this stage in my life, personally and professionally, beach waves are an institution. The term’s been floating around my brain for over a decade (hi, high school spring break!). Not only have I pursued the casual, beach-hair-don’t-care look with my own strands, but as a style editor, I’ve written about it for almost as
Looking for a natural nail polish is not an easy feat. Chances are, you’ve grabbed the shade of your dreams at the salon without realizing it’s filled with harsh chemicals. Don’t freak out: Natural alternatives do exist. “Safe” polishes are broken down into categories from “three-free” to “10-free,” referring to the number of chemicals they