Beauty

At the 2017 Emmy Awards, we made history. Donald Glover—who directs, writes, and stars in the dramedy Atlanta—and Lena Waithe—the writer behind Master of None and The Chi—became the first Black creatives to win in their respective categories. Moments earlier on the red carpet, Issa Rae—the mastermind behind HBO series Insecure—foreshadowed the historic wins on
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There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to skincare. Finding a regimen that works for you is like a puzzle, and all of the ingredients you use should fit together for the best results. That’s why it’s so important to personalize your skincare routine. But where do you even start? To get
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When HBO’s popular teen drama Euphoria premiered last summer, it depicted the dark underbelly of suburban teen lives dominated by drugs, booze, and sex. Like Skins, but with more sexting. Now, just before two new December episodes of the series this December, Euphoria has come to represent everything 2020 wasn’t. There’s no spontaneous romance, lively
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Stylist tips on how to remedy some of the most irritating fashion mishaps, including how to depill a sweater *without* a shaver. See you never, stained suede! The words “wardrobe malfunction” existed long before 2004, but they became embedded in our vocabularies after Justin Timberlake exposed Janet Jackson’s right breast (complete with a sun-shaped nipple
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If you were met with an abrupt “Sold out” while trying to restock your favorite scented candle this year, you weren’t alone. Home fragrances thrived in 2020, and one reason may be their subconscious effects. Aromatherapy­—fragrance’s ability to passively modulate emotions—has never felt more necessary. The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
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Nineties makeup is glam. Nineties makeup is a vibe. Nineties makeup is IT. If you’re looking for some beauty inspiration, it’s best to look back at the greats. The Naomi Campbell. The Aliyah. The Janet Jackson. From runways to music videos, these women used beauty to transform the pop culture area. “In the ’90s, women
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Blackpink’s signature slogan “in your area” always symbolized the K-pop group’s rapid global domination. But the supergroup is about to take over your makeup bag as well—at least, one of them is. Today, Mac Cosmetics makes history by appointing its first-ever K-pop idol, Blackpink’s Lisa (Lalisa Manobal), as the new global brand ambassador. When she’s
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When M.A.C launched their Up for Everything Mascara in 2019, which is specifically designed for stick straight lashes that refuse to stay curled, I finally felt seen. My somewhat dark (bless) lashes are unable to stay crimped unless I lacquer them with coats and coats of waterproof mascara—which isn’t the most “natural” beauty look and
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If you’ve watched Keeping Up With the Kardashians, you know Khloé Kardashian keeps it real. Her off the cuff commentary and biting clapbacks have made her a beloved show fixture for 20 seasons. But these days, Kardashian has little time for Instagram trolls who nitpick her appearance. Between filming and raising her daughter True, Khloé
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I’m 29, an age that means essentially nothing. It’s not 30, a symbolic-but-still-arbitrary marker of age, progress, and a little bit of wisdom. It’s just the last year of my late 20s, a time historically defined by turbulent change and unhappiness. The Harvard Business Review summed up this long list of reasons in a piece
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As someone who readily admits to prioritizing skincare above many (okay, fine, most) things in my life right now, it’s no surprise that I’m constantly on the hunt for the latest and greatest formulations. And, like other skincare enthusiasts, I’m currently obsessed with serums. Facial serums, in all of their endlessly niche iterations, are their
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