Beauty

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If adding sunblock to your morning regimen feels like an unnecessary step, consider this statement from the Skin Cancer Foundation: “More than 90 percent of the visible skin changes associated with aging are caused by the sun’s ultraviolet rays.” AKA, wrinkles. When it comes to protecting your face from UVA and UVB rays, the safest
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Through the help of double process bleach and sorcery, my asian black hair was lifted to a platinum blonde. But it was not without its pitfalls. My previously silky, virginal hair barely required drugstore conditioner. Post-platinum, my beauty routine ramped up from non-existent to lets-just-spend-every-sunday-until-eternity-wholly-dedicated-to-keeping-my-hair-from-deadness. My hair didn’t just resemble hay, it felt like it.
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Makeup companies love nostalgia, especially for the ’90s. In the last year alone, there was Clueless nail polish from Essie, a Polly Pocket-looking compact from Lime Crime, and an entire collection of Lisa Frank makeup from Glamour Dolls. Now, indie beauty brand Sola Look is coming out with another launch inspired by a favorite early
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The majority of beauty campaigns we’re used to seeing feature 20-something models with flawlessly (and unrealistically) airbrushed faces—69-year-old Maye Musk is showing us, yet again, why that’s a mistake. The new Covergirl spokesperson has the skin of a marble statue, a hairdo I could never pull off, and the attitude of a woman who knows
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Ashley Graham has dominated the fashion world with countless campaigns, runway shows, and even her own swimwear line. Now, the model is taking her major selling power — and body positivity activism — to the beauty industry, where models who aren’t straight-sized haven’t traditionally broken through. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Revlon announced today that
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White eyeliner is one of those beauty products you’ll see and like on Instagram, but won’t try in real life. Leave it to Willow Smith to change that. The 17-year-old musician debuted the look at the Dior Spring/Summer 2018 Haute Couture show on January 22. It was even more fawn-worthy because it was applied “upside-down,”
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This Valentine’s day find your one true pairing: a hairstyle that really works for you. Don’t settle for basic waves—instead let Bella Hadid, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Millie Bobby Brown inspire your next date night hair look. Ahead, 13 celebs with romantic looks to love—and immediately make you want to grab some serum or plug
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Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Kim Kardashian West shattered sales records with the drop of three crystal-themed perfumes under her KKW Fragrance brand late last year. (She reportedly sold $10 million worth in just one day.) It’s no surprise then that the beauty mogul is back for more, this time with a Valentine’s Day-themed limited
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There are breakouts, and then there are breakouts so bad that make me, a grown woman, literally hide under a blanket. The latter happened over a month ago and, as much as I’m here for the growing skin positivity movement, I have to admit my confidence hit an all-time low. I cancelled plans. I stared
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Carina Jahn/Blaublut Edition/August In movies about a woman trying to get pregnant, there’s always that scene in which the protagonist looks around and sees nothing but infants in strollers, swollen bellies, signs advertising DJ school for toddlers. I have a similar obsessive streak, but in my movie, I’d be faced with a sea of Rihannas,
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First came Kylie Jenners’s sold-out lip kits, which quickly expanded into the full-blown Kylie Cosmetics line. Then came Kim Kardashian’s highly anticipated KKW Beauty collection. Now, according to recent trademark applications, it looks like their sisters Kourtney and Khloé are looking to launch makeup brands of their own. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Considering Kylie’s
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If you were ever unsure about purchasing one of Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte foundations, a hilarious viral review on the brand’s site will surely have you adding products to the cart quicker than you can finish singing “Work.” It all started when Twitter user Shaun Juan first noticed a review titled “I’m
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Stocksy Jan 19, 2018 Welcome to “The Perfect,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup where we lay out exactly what you’ll need for the perfect outfit, shopping list, Saturday night, or whatever it may be. In a shopping landscape where the options are endless, consider it a complete snapshot of must-haves. First impressions are impossible to re-do, and
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While you were swooning over Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s latest royal appearance together, Prince William debuted a new look in plain sight. The Duke of Cambridge embarked on a solo engagement today at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, where he showed off a surprisingly short haircut. Getty Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Compare that crop
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There was a time when Peter DeVito, a 20 year old photographer in New York, could not share a photo of himself online without Photoshopping it first. Now, he’s quickly gaining tens of thousands of followers for the way his work celebrates unretouched skin — redness, bumps, whiteheads, and all. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
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Love is in the air. Love for lipsticks, eyeshadow palettes, lip glosses, lashes, liner, and, well, we could go on. Spend this Valentine’s day with your true love: makeup. Ahead, 10 celebrities to inspire your Saint Valentine’s day makeup look. Whether you spend it with a boo or with your friends, you know the one
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Instagram/@mypaleskinblog There’s a new self-love trend stirring on social media. Just as the ongoing body positivity movement has made it so stretch marks, thighs that touch, and all different body shapes are better represented and celebrated in fashion, entertainment, and beyond—the latest frontier for acceptance is a common affliction nearly everyone’s dealt with: acne. Advertisement