In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police and the subsequent rise of anti-racism protests worldwide, we’re collectively looking for ways to consistently pull up and support for the Black community. Let’s start with our spending habits by being mindful of where we’re putting our hard-earned dollar bills, be
I will never get over John Legend serenading his wife, Chrissy Teigen, about her “headband of the day.” Yes, sure, part of the reason people loved it was because it was cute. But it put into words something many of us had never really thought to say out loud: headbands not only serve a functional
Legs, remember those? Turns out summer 2020 is in full swing, and while my body has begun to physically reject anything that lacks a drawstring, I’ve also come to the very real conclusion that covering those babies up amidst the heat of a thousand suns and a humidex of 100 isn’t exactly comfortable, nor cute.
Try to name a cooler person than Louise Maurisset. The boardsport enthusiast and lifestyle content creator’s chill and confident attitude as she tackles skate and surf tricks is never less than inspiring. The secret to her can-do attitude: “It’s feeling good about yourself, despite knowing your flaws, and feeling confident you can do anything you
Wong Maye-E/AP/Shutterstock Federal authorities in New York confiscated hair weaves and accessories suspected to be made from the human hair of prisoners inside a Chinese internment camp, the Associated Press reports. The shipment, from Lop County Meixin Hair Product Co. Ltd., weighed 13 tons and is valued at an estimated $800,000, representatives for the U.S.
Erika Aguilera is a Texas-based, style content creator whose goal for her platform is simple: to inspire others to be their most creative selves. Doing so begins with finding the confidence within herself to create her own content. For this, she looks to what she does best—putting together eye-catching makeup looks and outfits. “I like
The rumors are true. Fenty Skin is coming for your beauty cabinet! After dabbling into skincare with lip balm, lip scrub, and blotting paper, Rihanna announced in the latest issue of British Vogue that she is diving into the skincare game with Fenty Skin―with a launch sooner than you think. “Skincare, it’s the truth. It
Race-based hair discrimination garnered national attention last summer when the CROWN—Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair—Coalition worked to outlaw intolerance based on style, type, and texture. Cofounded by Dove, the National Urban League, Color Of Change, and the Western Center on Law and Poverty, the movement is working to create a “more
A futuristic-looking face mask that’s supposed to kill bacteria, prevent breakouts, and reduce the appearance of aging skin? It seems too good to be true, but LED masks are essential to transforming the skin in ways topical products cannot. “LED masks work by shining different colors and wavelengths of light rays onto the skin. The
This hair treatment is the truth—and it’s amazing on all textures Trust me when I say I’ve tried allllllll the hair treatments. Having bleached my hair for more than 12 years now, I’m always on the hunt for products to help restore some life and hydration into my otherwise parched mane. While there are some
Best for When It’s Safe to Travel Inflight See-Through Cosmetics Bag, Pink Anya Hindmarch bergdorfgoodman.com $295.00 Extensive in-flight skincare routines (no dryness today, Satan!) are a breeze thanks to the handiness of this super chic, two-sided pouch. With one opening labeled “take off” and the other “landing,” you can have all of your designated eye
My favorite way to start an argument is by saying, “I find it funny how….” followed by whatever transgression has upset me. So, I find it funny how I, as a Black woman, know so much about White hair. I know it gets greasy if it isn’t washed. I know that ‘the Rachel’ didn’t really
Victor VIRGILEGetty Images If you’ve noticed more strands in the shower drain or on the hairbrush than usual, you’re not alone, and we are here to help. Hormonal changes, aging, stress, and constant color changes can damage and weaken your hair, causing it to thin, and in extreme cases, fall out. But fear not, this
The One That Smells Aamazing Green Tea Clay Mask + Scrub shopkaike.com $20.00 Pairs perfectly with your morning matcha. It takes only three ingredients—french green clay, bentonite clay, and matcha powder—to energize and deeply cleanse skin. The matcha not only adds skin-soothing antioxidants, but also makes this mask smell amazing.
The world of beauty influencers was shaken last year over a feud between YouTubers James Charles and Tati Westbrook. The longtime close friends abruptly severed ties, both released video statements, and—most significantly—gained and lost followers. At the start of the feud, James lost three million subscribers while Tati gained nearly four million. Now, she is
What was the last beauty product you bought? Why did you buy it? Maybe it was for its sustainable packaging or because of a particular ingredient. We’re becoming more intentional with our buying habits and as consumers, our purchasing power has an impact. This is important because beauty is a multi-billion-dollar business with the global
Haircuts from yesteryear reign supreme for their innovation, technique, and skill to make these larger than life styles stand the test of time. From blunt bobs to abundant afros, we’ve rounded up some of the best curls, cuts, and swirls from the 20th century in order to discover the best hairstyles from the past.
Our top picks to keep your skin feeling fresh, not sticky, in the heat On sweltering summer days, skin needs a boost of hydration that won’t leave it feeling heavy or sticky—especially when combined with your daily dose of SPF. From cooling gels to quick-absorbing face creams, we’ve rounded up the best lightweight moisturizers for
Ah, the restoring power of taking a bath. What was previously seen as a bubble-filled extravagance for special occasions is now a way of life in 2020. All of the stigmas that previously plagued the past time are no longer. Everyone has copious amounts of time at home to ponder the world from a fizzy-filled
Calling all beauty lovers: Ulta’s summer sale is finally here. Now through July 4, the retailer is lowering the prices of popular skincare, makeup, and hot tools. It doesn’t matter if you want to treat yourself to a sheet mask, stock up on sunscreen, or invest in some Zoom-friendly makeup, this sale is bound to
I don’t know about you, but this quarantine life has flipped my beauty and style routine upside down. I’ve gone from my usual bright lip and loose waves (a.k.a. actually doing my hair and makeup) to top knots and a bare face every day. And I’m not gonna lie, there have been a couple of
Kristen Noel Crawley is best known for her brand KNC Beauty‘s cult-favorite starry eye masks and nourishing lip masks and balms, and influencing her 416,000-plus followers with a sartorial taste that harkens back to the 90s. But in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and protests, Crawley reflected on how she can use her
A beginner’s guide to mastering the classic winged liner look If you struggle to achieve a flawless liquid liner look, you’re not alone—no matter how experienced you are with a makeup brush, nailing winged eyeliner is a challenge. Whether you’re looking for application tips or need help finding the right product for you, we’re here
Small, eco-friendly changes to our daily routines can add up to a huge impact on our planet if enough people do it. Tweaking your daily rituals by making mindful choices about which products to use is an easy place to begin, and starting with these small steps can give you the needed motivation to adopt