Christian Siriano Lead hair stylist Justine Marjan had an innovative take on the low ponytail, adorning it with cascading silver chains. To secure the chains, she had a hidden cornrow going across the crown of the head so they could easily clip in. For extra shine, she used TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Shine Serum. TRESemmé Keratin
Backstage at Brandon Maxwell was the usual craziness: Frantic blow dries, speed-raced manicures, and makeup brushes brandished. Amidst it all, Bella Hadid had a novel way to zen out. We spotted her playing hairstylist to her childhood friend Ally Aflalo, slicking her thick, wavy hair into a runway-ready ponytail using a boar bristle brush and
Courtesy Burt’s Bees Raise your hand if you’ve ever come to work after a trip, turned off your out-of-office message, then said to your cubicle neighbor: “I need a vacation from my vacation!” Yep, we’ve been there, too. The solution to PTFS (Post-Trip Fatigue Syndrome) just might be opting for a wellness retreat instead. These
Whether you want to cover up blueness or fake a full night’s sleep, finding a formula that doesn’t look dreadfully caked on can be tough. But the ELLE staff has an under eye concealer match for you. Ahead, shop 14 ones we know and love—and reach for on the daily. RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up Concealer
“What if instead of wanting to be perfect, we tried to be better?” asks Ruthie Friedlander. She’s talking about the fashion industry, but really, she could be talking about our daily lives—how we can constantly critique our bodies, our faces, our failures. As Friedlander—a former ELLE.com editor—knows, those damnations double down at Fashion Week. From
Herbivore Botanicals All Natural Blue Clay Spot Treatment Mask Herbivore Botanicals amazon.com $22.00 Here’s a multi-tasking mask. Perfect for both acne spot treatment and full-face mask application, the Cambrian blue clay will work to detoxify your skin and clear out any excess oil or dirt. The mask is also 100% natural, vegan, and cruelty-free, so you won’t
Whether you’re looking for a “kiss-proof” or “taco-proof” lip shade—or both!—a longwear lipstick is a must-have in every beauty bag. Let’s be real, nobody likes reapplying. You want a formula that can take you from 9AM to 9PM without fading, smudging, or transferring, and, let me tell you, it’s not easy to find. But as
Kim Kardashian may be a makeup mogul, but it’s no secret she’s also a skincare junkie. She regularly documents her facials, talks about her favorite serums, and does full pro-level prep on her skin before any KKW Beauty products even hit her face. Last night, her makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic told us a little more
Say the word cupping and two things probably come to mind: Gwyneth Paltrow and one of the many times she has talked about it on Goop or any celebrity who has hit the red carpet with bruises on their back courtesy of what looks like some medieval torture device. Though the ancient practice, which consists
Even your lipsticks could be dressed in Louis Vuitton now. The fashion house is launching a monogrammed bullet case inspired by 1920s jewelry holders, and it is capital-C Chic. The canvas cases come in two colorways: Classic chocolate with gold metal casing and light tan with silver accents. It fits up to two lipsticks and
In the school of nutrients, fiber is hardly ever the Cool Kid. It’s often eclipsed by other more popular nutrients like protein, but it certainly deserves your attention. Danielle Duboise and Whitney Tingle, co-founders of Sakara Life—the organic plant-based meal delivery service loved by celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Karlie Kloss, and Lily Aldridge—say
Courtesy The dream of long, luscious locks can be a reality with just a few steps. It all starts with getting into the routine of putting your hair first. Steps like less heat, more frequent trims, saying no to dry shampoo, and, most importantly, investing in a quality hair growth oil can transform your tresses
Whether you want a dreamy daytime look or a nighttime smoke show vibe, there’s an eyeshadow palette that can make your dreams a reality. From smoky-eye starter packs to a collection of rose golds that all one editor needs in “this life of sin”, ELLE.com editors have got you covered when it comes to the
Conair Infiniti Pro Root Booster target.com $22.49 Ah, Conair. The crimping OG! This iron warms up in just 30 seconds so you can get to styling, quick. Use it on hidden layers at the crown of your head to build as much volume as teasing without the tangles and product build-up.
Sometimes the best strengthening and conditioning masks for your hair aren’t found in the sprawling hair aisles of Target or your local beauty supply store—they can be created right in your kitchen. Now, I’m no licensed trichologist, but with all the concoctions I’ve whipped up in my kitchen to treat all my hair woes (from
In the poetic words of Kimberly “Sweet Brown” Wilkins, “Ain’t nobody got time for that.” We all don’t have enough time. This is just a fact. Before critics of my time management skills start citing “How I Hacked Time” articles and “I’m a Mom of 17 Who Meal Preps, Works Out, and Travels in the
If the word “effortless” was to manifest itself as a hairstyle, it would be wavy hair. The texture—a happy medium between voluminous curls and straight hair—evokes ease and nonchalance from whoever wears it. Strands look shiny and sleek but have a bend to add some movement: You’ve done something but nobody can quite put their
When it comes to monochromatic eye makeup looks, more of the same isn’t just more of the same. Going all in with shadow or liner the same shade as your eyes creates an arresting look that reads well for big-ticket events or average days. Expand the possibilities by switching up your eye color with AIR
Hilaria Baldwin is running on Mom Brain. Still, the author, yoga expert, and mother of four has seemingly mastered the work/life balance. In our latest episode of Waking Up With, we’re early to rise with Baldwin — and her youngest baby boy — as she talks parenting, shows us her 10-minute makeup routine, and reveals
Getty Images The side braid is the ultimate effortless look. Whether you’re going for just an accent or a full glamazon jumbo braid, chances are wearing one will make you look and feel very pulled together. Instead of searching through thousands upon thousands of YouTube hair tutorials, we compiled the seven best side braid videos,
The first time I dyed my hair pink was in college. It was an act of defiance. A way for me, a natural blonde, to set myself apart from the cookie-cutter sorority girls at my Southern state university. The second time was shortly after landing my first job as a beauty assistant at a magazine.
There’s a lot to love about Glossier, from the brand’s glossy, millennial pink-drenched Instagram feed to its minimalist beauty products that leave your skin feeling (and looking) like skin. But while the brand has the formula for dewy skin down pat, not all complexions were represented in the brand’s cult-favorite products, especially the Perfecting Skin
Achieving defined and moisturized curls doesn’t take rocket science. All it takes is a ride-or-die curl enhancing cream that has enough power to morph your frizzy, unruly crown into a shiny, hydrated mane. Ask any curly-haired girl you know with a beauty arsenal brimming with as many hair products as your local beauty supply store,
Getty Images Rather than succumb to winter-induced hair hibernation, why not spring forward with a fresh look? A look that’s simultaneously brand new and a blast from the past? Clayton Hawkins, celebrity hairstylist to cool girls Awkwafina, Laura Harrier, and Elizabeth Olsen, played fortune teller for ELLE.com and predicted the biggest hair trends for spring.