Beauty

A drag queen’s look isn’t complete without a killer wig. Whether they are performing in front of a huge theater audience or vogueing in a crowded underground basement club, the dramatic wigs make the looks that inspire us all to stop, stare, and smile for all the right reasons. “I believe wigs will always be
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In the wake of Trump’s zero tolerance policy against migrant families, the U.S. government reported Friday that nearly 2,000 migrant children—who are reportedly being held in cages at government facilities—were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31 of this year. Citizens, celebrities, and First Ladies alike have all
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I pride myself on taking really good care of my skin, and I usually get compliments on how well the texture of it looks and feels. However, this past spring, meteorite-like clusters of acne spread like wildfire on my back. What’s worse: It all started spiraling just weeks before the start of summer a.k.a. the
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In the beauty world, a great red lipsitick is equivalent to the perfect LBD. A swipe (or two) of the bold hue can give you more confidence, pull your look together, and entice a few DMs. However, like fashion, cosmetics aren’t one-size-fits all, especially for women of color. Thankfully, the industry is steering more towards
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Of all the beauty aisles in a store, the face wash one may just be the most confusing: How do you know which ingredients will work for your skin? What percentage should they be? Should it be foam? Gel? Both? But that’s where a good dermatologist comes in. We tapped a couple doctors from Wexler
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Dying your own hair is the sort of situation that could go wrong in one million different ways. But with some help from trusted professionals the DIY-ness of it all can be significantly easier. That’s why we tapped color gurus Moiz Alladina, who counts Tilda Swinton and Gigi Hadid as clients; Rita Hazan, the wiz
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Rosé is no longer just a drink, it’s a lifestyle. Take one look at Instagram and you’ll see how the sunny blush beverage—and the its sparkling rose-gold tone has taken over the world. Instagrammers have their own wine labels and dudes in Silicon Valley have fallen in love with “Bros’ Gold.” So, why not talk
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Matteo Scarpellini/Imaxtree.com Anyone who’s had a rough week knows the look: puffy eyes, dark circles, the sudden appearance of fine lines. “We call it stress aging,” says Manhattan-based dermatologist and psychiatrist Amy Wechsler, MD. “Daily stressors such as a demanding job, a lack of sleep, and an unhealthy lifestyle can manifest as pallid patches, pimples,
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CoverGirl is coming for you…in Times Square. For the first time in the brand’s nearly 60 year history, it’s launching a brick and mortar store in New York City. This comes on the heels of CoverGirl doing a bit of rebranding. In October of last year, the CoverGirl retired the “easy, breezy, beautiful” tagline in
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Getty ImagesAntonello Trio + Courtesy Vibrant Eyes Smart application makes intense shades totally wearable: The key is to avoid blending shadow too far past the crease. To pull off bold mascara, Maybelline New York global makeup artist Erin Parsons advises picking a deep color and lining your waterlines with a pencil in a matching shade.
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Glossier’s Perfecting Skin Tint was one the brand’s first launches in the now expansive product range—and remains a favorite. Loved for it’s ability to, “even out discoloration and leave your face looking toned, smooth, and dewy,” the product is a cult-favorite, yes, but sadly only comes in five shades. But that’s about to change. Advertisement
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Getty ImagesBarry King + WireImage M.A.C is no stranger to creating collections around iconic artists. The brand’s Selena Quintanilla-inspired collection sold out back in 2016, and its latest highly-anticipated launch is an homage to R&B star, Aaliyah. M.A.C is paying tribute to her legacy with a 12-piece collection that will be available starting June 20
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Instagram + @aliciatnails + paintboxnails Cherry Pie Sweet as cherry pie. Rep the ultimate summer treat on your nails with this fruity design. You’ll be the star of every summer BBQ. Best paired with a Shirley Temple. Design by @aliciatnails Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Groovy Baby Painted while streaming
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Everyday Essentials Wake-up routine: “I like to have slow, gentle mornings. I’ll use a light cleanser and the Clé de Peau Beauté La Crème, which I use in the evening, too.” Complexion savers: “If my skin feels like it really needs it—especially in cold weather—I use the Clé de Peau Beauté Firming Serum Supreme. A
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At this stage in my life, personally and professionally, beach waves are an institution. The term’s been floating around my brain for over a decade (hi, high school spring break!). Not only have I pursued the casual, beach-hair-don’t-care look with my own strands, but as a style editor, I’ve written about it for almost as
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Blinc Mascara Amplified sephora.com $26.00 Blinc created a formula that creates waterproof “tubes” around your lashes that is both sweat-proof and smudge-proof. It’s a wet formula too, meaning it won’t dry out and you can reapply throughout the day. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Rimmel ScandalEyes Retroglam Mascara in Waterproof
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Curtesy of Rancho La Puerta Whether your goal is to unplug, slim down, reset your mind, or simply submit to the world’s most heavenly massage, these ELLE-approved spas have you covered. The New Hot Spot: Chablé Resort, Mexico Built around a nineteenth-century hacienda in the Yucatán jungle just 25 minutes outside of hipster haven Mérida,
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When Rihanna debuted her Fenty Beauty makeup line with an impressive 40 shades of foundation, the beauty world shook. It was and unheard launch—brands often do shade extensions later—and makeup lovers sang her praises for creating a truly inclusive makeup line that catered to all women, men (see: Daniel Kaluuya), deeper skin tones, albino skin,
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BB creams are nothing new, but what is BB cream really? According to dermatologist Sung-Jae Jung, MD, founder of BB staple Dr. Jart+, a beauty or blemish balm (BB) “moisturizes, protects, and corrects,” consolidating your skin-perfecting products into one product. Beyond regular foundations and tinted moisturizers, BB creams offer broad-spectrum SPF, antioxidants, and depending upon
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