“There was Brenda, LaTisha, Linda, Felicia, Dawn, LeShaun, Ines and Alicia, Teresa, Monica, Sharron…” If you’ve scrolled through Twitter or Instagram recently, you’ve definitely heard the classic DMX song those names originate from featured in countless video montages of black women showing they can literally pull of any hairstyle and color. It’s called the #DMXChallenge.
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I spent the last two days talking about secondhand cosmetics to anyone who spoke with me: my husband, friends, acquaintances, an acupuncturist, dermatologists, and straight up strangers. Every time I broached the subject, I got the most visceral reactions that ranged from shock to horror (“Ew, like, used makeup?” asked a friend, her face scrunched
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England’s capital of the North (sorry Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, everyone else), Manchester is almost a nation-state all of its own, imbued with a sense of civic pride you just don’t get with, for example, most grumpy, ground-down Londoners. Ask any Mancunian what makes Manchester tick and they’ll point you towards the countless iconic bands from
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NEON SIGN: TINA FINEBERG/AP; AUDIENCE CLOSE-UP: ANDREW WHITE/REDUX; “ALL OF HEAVEN IS BEHIND YOU”: NICOLETTE KAPP; REMAINING IMAGES: ANTHONY DEVER It’s 7 p.m. on a Friday, and across New York City, happy hours are winding down and group chats are lighting up. Outside the Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn, hundreds of young women are standing
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Of all the annoying dress codes in menswear – and there are plenty – business-casual is the most opaque, the most open to interpretation and pretty much the only one that could you get you a call from HR. It’s because the modern workplace is changing. Businesses across the board are adopting more casual forms
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Michael BucknerGetty Images Entertainment Tonight and E! got Liam Hemsworth’s side of the story in regards to his decision to suddenly file for divorce from Miley Cyrus today. The two announced their separation less than two weeks ago, and back then, the two both hoped they could work out their differences. What changed? Hemsworth deciding
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Matteo ScarpelliniGetty Images Indecision rarely yields strong looks, but in the world of manicures, it’s gold. There’s a new polish trend I can’t escape every time I open Instagram, and it involves wearing a different shade on every nail. Let’s call it the Skittles Manicure. Like the candy, it’s a cheerful arrangement of rainbow colors.
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If you take a look inside the modern man’s bathroom cabinet, you’ll probably find enough products to moisturise a small army. Vain creatures, these 21st-century chaps. But while most are happy to sort out their skin, shaving and scent routines to a religious degree, there is a whole category of grooming that’s often overlooked: haircare.
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Aris Jerome / © ArtPartner It was only a matter of time before we began Marie Kondo-ing our overcrowded shelfies. With the pendulum swinging back from 10-step K-beauty skin-care routines, even the biggest Korean beauty houses are introducing more abbreviated ranges and multitaskers called “skip-care.” It’s a revolution that’s equal parts practicality and existential crisis.
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Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx’s six-year romance ended months ago in secret, but now, some details are emerging about why they didn’t last. Us Weekly reports that Holmes was the one who pulled the trigger. She just wasn’t a fan of his lifestyle and tendency to go out with other women. “It has been many
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