Beauty

By the time she was 18, Dr. Leana Wen hadn’t just completed high school—she’d already graduated from college, summa cum laude, in biochemistry and was on her way to medical school. Now, at just 35, she’s poised to enter the national stage as the president of Planned Parenthood, the lightning-rod position vacated by Cecile Richards
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For Relaxed or Chemically Treated Hair EO Coconut & Hibiscus Sulfate-Free Shampoo target.com $5.59 EO products have some of the most impressive certifications available today. Not only is each item USDA Organic—no easy feat—but they’re also non-GMO, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and B Corp Certified, meaning the company is held to ethical and environmental standards. This one
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You’d be forgiven if you’ve ever YouTubed a tutorial on how to achieve the flawless, radiant makeup looks and glossy hair we see across our television screens when the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show rolls around each year. While the coveted (and amazingly expensive) diamond-embellished bra is the highlight of the show, the voluminous, tousled beach
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Astringent has received quite the bad rap, and in many cases, rightfully so. Many astringent toners of the ’90s contained high levels of ethanol (alcohol) that was dangerously harsh on skin. Nowadays, we have more options when it comes to toners as well as natural plant-based options, like witch hazel. Witch hazel, a natural toning
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Today the beauty world took a giant ethical leap forward thanks to drugstore beauty icon Covergirl. The brand just announced that they are officially cruelty-free certified by Cruelty-Free International, meaning none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals, nor are those of the brand’s suppliers. Going forward, all the products like mascara, lipsticks,
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Since the day I decided to break up the “creamy crack” (relaxer), I spent years switching between every protective style you can think of—box braids, Senegalese twists, cornrows, and weaves—to avoid having to deal with taking care my natural hair. Then, college happened, and spending $150-$200 at the hair salon every other month didn’t quite
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Nars Velvet Matte Lipstick Pencil in La Dolce Vita sephora.com $27.00 “I know the exact name for the shades of about five beauty items, tops, and this is one of them. If what you want is foolproof application, My Lips But Better-popping-ness, and something you can grab from any Sephora or department store, live La
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Nothing transforms a face like the shape of your eyebrow. Thick or thin, precisely plucked or grown-out, no matter your preference, the style you choose creates a defining frame around your features. But, how do you even know what brow style isright for your face? We turned to celebrity makeup artist and Tweezerman ambassador Gita
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Getty ImagesCoffeeAndMilk Imagine you could take all your skin concerns—hyperpigmentation, acne scars, dullness, fine lines—and peel them all away to reveal a new layer of glowy, healthy skin. That’s essentially what Fraxel lasers do. Which is why the on-the-rise treatment has become a solution for people serious about blasting away imperfections for good. “I use
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Eyeshadow can intimidate a lot of makeup beginners. Take a look on Instagram and you’ll see intricate cut creases, gradients, color layers, and glitter. But it doesn’t have to be complicated. If you’re going for more of a natural, day-to-day eye look, you can start simple with a few neutral shadows subtly applied. Sounds easier
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Getty ImagesMerilyn Smith 1 For Thick Hair This hair tie is a bit of a legend. It’s Amazon’s top-selling hair tie as well as well as a favorite in the beauty world. The unique spiral shape allows for a strong hold without any fuzz or kinks. Invisibobble Traceless Hair Ring, $8, sephora.com SHOP Advertisement –
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