Beauty

The Tyler Twins Since its inception, the hair care industry in America has been rooted in the idea that Black hair, in its natural state, is unacceptable. Our great-grandfather Garret A. Morgan, an inventor known as “the Black Edison,” was one of the first people to discover chemical relaxers. His company, G.A. Morgan’s Hair Refiner,
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Laguna Candles, Harlem Candle Co., Gilded Candles We’re burning more candles than ever in self-isolation, so there’s no better way to support Black businesses than with a cozy, great-smelling candle. There are so many amazing Black-owned brands to support in beauty and fashion, so consider this another strong suggestion for your shopping cart. From relaxing
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Before COVID-19, Stephanie A.*, a corporate lawyer from Washington, DC, considered herself an impulse shopper. Her office was located close to the city’s premiere shopping district and she often found herself popping into H&M or Ann Taylor to browse for clothes, leaving with a new, office-appropriate skirt or dress. But after five months of stay-at-home
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For Multipurpose Whirl Trio Interchangeable Styling Wand Set T3 sephora.com $300.00 Why we love it: T3’s famous SinglePass curling iron also comes in interchangeable barrels, using the same ionic technology to seal the cuticle for high-shine curls. It includes a 1″ straight barrel (for defined uniform curls), a 1.25-1.75″ tapered barrel (for textured, beach waves), and a
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Hair is likely the most overworked, yet under-appreciated part of our body. You put your hair through a lot to achieve your desired look: constant heat, protective styles, various products. But how much TLC are you giving your hair in return? Enter: leave-in conditioners. After cleansing and conditioning your hair, leave-in is the next product
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Christian VierigGetty Images For our first date, James cooked me a summertime feast. Unfortunately, I was allergic to the entire meal and retreated to the bathroom to game-plan. While absentmindedly opening his medicine cabinet (okay, maybe not that absentmindedly), I discovered a shelf of makeup: Nars concealer, Glossier Boy Brow, and Covergirl black eyeliner commingling
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Sun protection, but make it fashion Whether you’re popping out to run errands or spending the day at the beach, sun protection is a must. While you should wear SPF every day (yes, every day!), dermatologists say sunscreen simply isn’t enough on its own. Enter: sun hats. A stylish hat will not only shield you from harmful UV rays, but
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We’re breaking down what’s safe and what isn’t If you’ve dealt with problematic skin of any kind this summer—whether it’s due to maskne, milia caused by too-thick moisturizers or stress-induced zits and dullness—then you probably already have certain acids, found in chemical exfoliants, on your radar. These holy grail ingredients, like salicylic acid, glycolic acid
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From building a DIY dunk tank (!) and killing the amateur cooking video game to mastering quar skincare, Jen Garner is embracing lockdown life and, frankly, I really want to invite myself over Jennifer Garner is as warm and friendly as you think (slash hope) she’ll be. When we connect over the phone during month
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Courtesy of SHISEIDO Makeup Many know Hunter Schafer as the woman behind Jules Vaughn’s edgy eyeliner and metallic shadow on Euphoria. But beginning in 2021, the actress, model, and activist is stepping into an entirely new role—as Shiseido Makeu’s Global Brand Ambassador. Eudermine Revitalizing Essence (125 ml.) Shiseido dermstore.com $60.00 Details about Schafer’s campaign are
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In recent years, secondhand clothing businesses have been seeing exponential growth. Between the unsustainable and unethical manufacturing processes that go hand-in-hand with fast-fashion, one-and-done outfits have been losing their cool with conscious consumers. Celebrities with a penchant for vintage have certainly upped the chic factor. Kim Kardashian West regularly wears vintage looks, Mary-Kate and Ashley
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Like whether trimming your hair regularly will *actually* make it grow faster No matter where you get your beauty info from—whether it’s magazines, social media or good ol’ word of mouth—it’s safe to say that the abundance of sources and information available at any given time has made things, well, pretty confusing at times. With
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