As someone who has gone through a dramatic chop before, I know that figuring out how to style your hair once it’s all cut off can be intimidating. It took weeks of experimenting with different hair styles, products, and tools to figure out my routine. Curling, in particular, seemed more difficult to get right because
Instagram 2019 is all about change: Changing your habits, changing your schedule, and, of course, changing your hair. Blame the algorithm or my screen time issues but I truly believe Instagram is trying to convince me to get bangs. From fashion bloggers to hot mamas and beautiful models, here are nine Instagram cool girls that
We can all agree that dry skin is the worst. While there is no magic potion to cure dry winter skin, glycerin is one special ingredient you definitely want in any hydrating product. “Glycerin is a sweet, thick syrup derived from the saponification (lye involved) of fats,” explains Dr. Anna Guanche, an LA-based dermatologist. “Glycerin
Fuzz Buster: Laser Hair Removal Getty ImagesBSIP What It Is: Laser hair removal isn’t new, but the technology has dramatically improved. The theory is simple: Pulses of laser light target the pigment in a hair follicle; the pigment absorbs the light and in the process damages the follicle, which prevents hair from growing back. “Someone
Intensely Nourishing Hair Oil. Restorative and Lightweight Daily Hair Treatment that Delivers a Frizz-Free and Silky Smooth Shine Uma amazon.com $70.00 To maintain the usually impossible combination of long and healthy locks, women in ancient India slathered their hair in a blend of botanicals and oils. And this nouveau version packed with a veritable salad
Courtesy There’s a perfect mask for everything: Hydration, brightening, and even Instagram. But, what about a mask that can solve all your acne problems? Dr. Anna Guanche, a Los Angeles-based celebrity dermatologist, knows exactly what to look for. “If you have a lot of blackheads, dry on-peel off rubbery masks are the best,” she says.
Back in 2017 Rihanna changed the beauty industry for the better when she launched Fenty Beauty with 40 shades of foundation. Now, she’s stepping it up with the launch of Pro Filt’r Concealer in a whopping 50—yup, five zero—shades. While the beauty line’s Match Stix can technically be used to cover up redness and other
2018 has been major for Lady Gaga: She starred in her first feature film A Star Is Born, got “Shallow” nominated for three 2019 Grammy Awards, and just launched “Enigma,” her Las Vegas concert residency. Just when you thought she was done, on the last day of the year internet sleuths noticed HausBeauty.com—a website for
Celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkins—the man behind Laura Harrier, Elizabeth Olsen, Maddie Ziegler, and Karla Souza’s perfect manes—predicted the biggest hair trends for 2019 and I’m ready for all of them. Real talk, my 2019 plans involve working out, eating healthier, budgeting better, and getting a rounded bob I can turn into a wet look before
Brittany Xavier is busy. Between serving looks for her more than 1 million followers and balancing family life, the fashion and lifestyle influencer can now add designer to her repertoire. In this episode of Waking Up With, ELLE.com follows Brittany during a morning in New York, where she readies for a meeting for her new
One of my very first introductions to hair products was Johnson’s Kids No More Tangles Spray-on Detangler. My extra thick, long hair wouldn’t go a day without several spritzes of it before doing approximately 5,000 brush strokes à la Marcia Brady. As I got older (and lazier) I abandoned this step in my routine to
It’s not very often that Grey’s Anatomy star Camilla Luddington gets a day off. But when she does, it’s spent cozying up to her two pups, playing with her daughter Hayden while her fiancé’s at work, and indulging in a bit of self-care in between. In today’s episode of “Waking Up With,” tune in to
As one of the most iconic fashion supermodels to ever grace the catwalk, Naomi Campbell is a force on and off the runway. Still, even with a career spanning decades the supermodel has yet to grace a beauty campaign—until now. For the first time ever in her career, Naomi Campbell has officially been crowned the
2019 is a new year, but we may be going back in time when it comes to makeup trends. Celebrity makeup artist Quinn Murphy, who works with Natalie Portman, Elle Fanning, and Amber Heard, thinks we are going to see a lot of ’90s-inspired looks. The 2019 version is all about bringing out your best
It’s about to be 2019 (!!!!) which means New Year’s parties, fresh calendars, and possibly a brand new you. New York Ci-based hair colorist Stephanie Brown (a.k.a. the woman behind Kate McKinnon’s perfect blonde hue) played fortune teller and predicted the five biggest hair color trends for 2019, ahead. New hair, new year, new you.
Getty ImagesSharon Pruitt / EyeEm Fewer things in life are as pleasant as being wrapped head-to-toe in fresh aloe after spending the day in the sun. Yes, it’s a sticky, gooey consistency, but the immediate relief you get from the soothing plant is nothing short of heavenly. I experienced this bliss when I recently visited
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Mineral makeup, known for its breathable, natural feel, is perfect for achieving the no makeup makeup look. We tapped dermatologist Melanie Palm, M.D., founder of Art of Skin and celebrity makeup artist Christopher Ardoff to weigh in on their favorite mineral foundations. Get your best skin ever, ahead. Bare Minerals All-Over Face Color sephora.com $22.00
Getty ImagesMario Ruiz Oribe Canales, celebrity hairstylist and founder of the Oribe Hair Care line, died on Sunday in New York at 62 years old. The beauty legend was integral to the supermodel era of the late ’80s and early ’90s, creating high-volume hairstyles for Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, and Linda Evangelista. He
Shopping for lingerie, first menstrual cycle, and buying makeup have long been considered rites of passage every woman experiences during her formative years. Up there with those coming of age traditions is getting your first Brazilian wax. After spending years contemplating whether or not I was ready to part ways with my good ol’ Nair
Portuguese model Sara Sampaio really did wake up like this. We know because she let ELLE’s cameras tag along as she got ready for a big press event for Moroccanoil (she’s been a beauty ambassador for the brand since 2017). “I quit coffee three years ago now, I feel a lot better since I quit
It goes without saying that everyone loves Fenty Beauty. From the inclusive products down to the clever marketing and promotion, numbers don’t lie. Everybody also loves Tiffany Pollard, a.k.a the “HBIC” of reality television (for the uninitiated, Pollard famously starred in VH1’s Flavor of Love and I Love New York) and queen of memes. So,
Lenne Chai “We play cricket in the afternoon and have wines out on the patio—it’s very different. Sometimes we go to the beach in the afternoons.” It’s not a description of quaint times from decades prior, but how New York City-based influencer Charlotte Bridgeman explains her traditional holidays at home in Melbourne, Australia. “It’s so
So you’ve got a blackhead. A blackhead, also known as a small clogged pore or open comedone, has a black appearance due to the oxidation of the trapped substances. If you’ve ever tried to pop a blackhead, you’ve probably experienced the harsh reality that popping these bad boys only leads to more. Thankfully Dr. David
Propolis Infused Heat Protecting Spray us.gisou.com $40.00 If you’re unfamiliar with the propolis, it is a byproduct of bees used to strengthen beehive walls—so it’s naturally protective. This spray can fight up to 446ᵒF and can also be used as a detangler. If you’re ingredient-minded, you’ll be glad to know it’s free of sulfates, parabens, and silicone.
Chestnuts roasting by the open fire. Tea brewing in the kitchen. The scent of a freshly cut pine as you walk in the door. Freshly baked cookies chased by the sharp sweetness of celebratory champagne. Make your favorite holiday scents last—or get them started early—with these atmospheric Christmas candles. 1 Nest Festive Candle Trio Set
Turning 30 can feel like a really big deal. Maybe you’re trying to manifest the epic mental mood board you’ve created for yourself, or perhaps you’re gearing up to make big moves in your career or relationship status. On top of all that, you’re probably also thinking about what to keep (and what to cut)
Whether worn in warm nude hues for a daytime vibe or layered dark for nighttime, a smoky eye is universally flattering. That being said, it’s also one of the most difficult techniques to master. So we touched base with celebrity makeup artist Gita Bass, who counts Elisabeth Moss, Cami Mendes, and Olivia Wilde as clients,
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Coco Mademoiselle Eau De Parfum Spray Chanel nordstrom.com $100.00 The Feels: Fruity and floral. Coco Mademoiselle is a youthful and playful scent ideal for the millennials of the world. The Notes: Top: orange, bergamot, mandarin, Tunisian curaçao. Heart: morning rose, Italian jasmine, ylang-ylang, mimosa, florentine iris. Base: Indonesian patchouli, Haitian vetiver, bourbon vanilla, white musk, opoponax, tonka bean.