Beauty

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Jan 22, 2019 Getty Images Love is in the air. Well, love for lipsticks, eyeshadow palettes, lip glosses, lashes, and liner is, anyway. Spend this Valentine’s day with your true love, makeup. We rounded up 15 looks from celebrities to inspire your Saint Valentine’s day makeup. Whether you spend it with a boo or with
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There’s something almost mythical about red lipstick. Here, five writers attempt to unpack its power to shield, embolden, and transform. For Freedom Vivek ShrayaMusician, poet, and author of I’m Afraid of Men A common stereotype about trans people is that they suffer from “special snowflake syndrome,” but I am actually quite content to be a
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Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, the married Dutch photography team, have worked together for 32 years, shooting for every household name in luxury, from Gucci to Louis Vuitton to Saint Laurent. But it was only recently that they were handed their dream assignment. And, surprisingly, it wasn’t for a fashion brand. The duo was
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Confession: Gyms intimidate me. Trainers intimidate me. Weight machines intimidate me. Or at least they did. I was the girl in the last row of the spin class or hidden in the corner of bootcamp, desperate to be invisible. Working out was a necessity—for my health, both physically and mentally—but the daunting task of just
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Beth Rebibo/The Licensing Project Don’t let winter weather rob you of your glow. Reclaim your radiance with these expert-recommended oils. Nousha Salimi Los Angeles facialist who looks after Freida Pinto’s skin “I use Olìe x Melissa Meyers RoseGlowDrops Daily RadianceFace Oil ($78) regularly for Reiki facials. It leaves skin dewy and moisturized, and it smells
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If you’ve ever been embarrassed or used a product your skin didn’t like, you’re probably familiar with facial redness. Those with sensitive skin might have even experienced facial flush without actually knowing the exact products that caused redness. The skin condition can be annoying (and pop up at the worst times!), but it is both
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New plant, who dis? Ok, not quite so new but it feels like now the “plant of immortality” a.k.a. aloe vera is hotter than ever. Case-in-point: You may have been one of 6.5 million followers who were transfixed by DIY beauty vlogger Farah Dhukai’s viral video demonstrating how aloe is the perfect low-cost hair mask.
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In our latest episode of Waking Up With, Ashley Graham—ELLE’s February cover star and executive producer of Lifetime’s new competition show, American Beauty Star—let us, and her 7.8 million followers, in on her morning routine. Tune in for the morning devotions that get her going, her crystal deodorant obsession, and her minimal makeup routine. “I
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Girls with curls know one underlying fact: All shampoos are not created equal. Personally, I have short natural hair (read: tightly coiled) and have learned the hard way that certain formulas literally suck the life out of my hair, leaving me with a headache and tangles. Rule number one? Curls crave moisture, making it imperative
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If the Forbes 30 Under 30 makes you feel inadequate, look away. An actual baby has landed a major beauty campaign at the ripe age of one year old. Infant-luencer (Baby-fluencer? It-Baby?) Baby Chanco, whose mom-managed account boasts 300,000 followers, has such a luscious head of hair that Pantene recruited her to be in an
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Jan 8, 2019 Courtesy For those with color-treated hair, shampooing may very well be the devil. “You should wait as long as you can to wash your hair after color,” Lucille Javier, colorist as Sally Hershberger Salon in New York advises “because it’s already been processed with professional color and shampoo. It’s best to give
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Identify The Problem and Select The Right Cream Not all dark spots are created equal: They stem from three sources. UV exposure can trigger a growth of excess skin cells called solar lentigo, aka sun spots, liver spots, or age spots. The cells, pigmented with melanin, cluster together, forming a circular mark a few shades