Beauty

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Aug 2, 2018 JASON ERIC HARDWICK Summer is my season. I dream about her all year long and count down the days until I can trade in my ultra-moisturizing winter cream for highlighter, bronzer, and over-the-top glitter. So, when I decided to do a makeup look using only products from the aisles of my fave
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If there’s one beauty product that works overtime, it’s setting powder. A must-have in every makeup bag, a good powder immediately erases unwanted shine and refreshes your whole beat. It can also be used for baking to ensure makeup is long-lasting from the get go. Since powders get a lot of use and disappear quickly,
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While many women of color practice safe sun, a recent survey from the Skin Cancer foundation revealed that 63 percent of African Americans don’t wear sunscreen. And while your skin tone shouldn’t really matter when it comes to sun protection (after all, the product can protect from damaging UV rays and prevent the risk of
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In need of a new look but unwilling to chop bangs? Take matters into your own hands with these five hair trends that celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkins (the man behind Elizabeth Olsen and Alison Brie) thinks are going to be big for fall 2018. There’s something here for every length, texture, and skill level so
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Amika The Accomplice Hair Dryer Best for: Lightweight Styling Blowdrying your hair won’t have to double as an arm workout anymore thanks to this lightweight dryer. It not only feels great to use, but also claims to reduce drying time by 70 percent and delivers negative ions to get hair sleek and smooth. The Accomplice
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Oil diffusers are a great way to make your home smell delicious and wonderful, but did you know they also have psychological and mental health benefits? According to a 2013 study, essential oils work with the nervous system to stabilize your mood and reduce anxiety. The right diffuser—unassuming, sleek, small, stable—for your essential oils is
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Lipstick is, hands down, my favorite makeup product. There is no such thing as having too many of them, and I think I’ve tried all the best formulas out there (cream, matte, satin, etc. etc. etc.) It takes a lot to surprise me, which is why I was so delighted when Urban Decay’s brand new
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. Look at Instagram and you’d think everyone woke up perfectly imperfect. Fashion, beauty, social media, pop culture, all cultivate a myth of effortlessness. In this package, ELLE.com acknowledges, dissects, and celebrates the effort. Because effortlessness is a privilege that not everyone can afford. And there’s no shame in admitting you actually love putting in
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1 of 20 Courtesy Camila Cabello Signature bangs plus two French braids? To borrow a phrase from Cabello’s hit song OMG, OMG! Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 20 Courtesy Zoë Kravitz Queen of micro box braids Zoë Kravitz slicks them back with a middle part and sleek low bun. Advertisement – Continue Reading
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THE EDITOR Associate art director Mia Feitel THE LOVE R+Co Tinsel Smoothing Oil, $25 SHOP NOW It’s easy to get swept up in R+Co’s good looks, but let this be a reminder that this hair serum is more than just pretty packaging. My hair is LONG (think moderate Kardashian-extension status), highlighted, and dry. Every style
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Charlotte Tilbury, the cult-favored brand responsible for Meghan Markle’s signature lipstick shade, is having a major summer sale. Shop select bronzers, lipsticks, and gift sets that are discounted at up to 30 percent off. But you’ll want to act fast—a number of her best sellers have already sold out. Below, a selection of our favorite
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Jul 25, 2018 Courtesy If you haven’t seen Janet Jackson’s Poetic Justice, or at the very least a picture of her in the iconic movie, it’s time to get your life together. Jackson sports one of the ultimate ’90s hairstyles: box braids. Box braids, originating from Africa, have been donned by all your favorites like
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. Look at Instagram and you’d think everyone woke up perfectly imperfect. Fashion, beauty, social media, pop culture, all cultivate a myth of effortlessness. In this package, ELLE.com acknowledges, dissects, and celebrates the effort. Because effortlessness is a privilege that not everyone can afford. And there’s no shame in admitting you actually love putting in
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You colored your hair a week ago, but already your Wang blonde is entering into brass territory. What do you do? For starters, a purple shampoo is non-negotiable. “People tend to over use purple shampoos, which can make blondes flat and one-dimensional,” says Redken Color Ambassador, Ryan Pearl (the blonde-whisperer behind Hailey Baldwin’s hair), who
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THE EDITOR Lead video producer Angel Lenise THE LOVE Tarte Tarteist Creamy Matte Lip Paint, $20 SHOP NOW Lipstick is one of my favorite things in the world. It’s my armor—the first makeup product I was ever allowed to wear, and the last thing I would ever leave home without. Nude lips are my signature: