Beauty

Blackpink’s signature slogan “in your area” always symbolized the K-pop group’s rapid global domination. But the supergroup is about to take over your makeup bag as well—at least, one of them is. Today, Mac Cosmetics makes history by appointing its first-ever K-pop idol, Blackpink’s Lisa (Lalisa Manobal), as the new global brand ambassador. When she’s
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When M.A.C launched their Up for Everything Mascara in 2019, which is specifically designed for stick straight lashes that refuse to stay curled, I finally felt seen. My somewhat dark (bless) lashes are unable to stay crimped unless I lacquer them with coats and coats of waterproof mascara—which isn’t the most “natural” beauty look and
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If you’ve watched Keeping Up With the Kardashians, you know Khloé Kardashian keeps it real. Her off the cuff commentary and biting clapbacks have made her a beloved show fixture for 20 seasons. But these days, Kardashian has little time for Instagram trolls who nitpick her appearance. Between filming and raising her daughter True, Khloé
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I’m 29, an age that means essentially nothing. It’s not 30, a symbolic-but-still-arbitrary marker of age, progress, and a little bit of wisdom. It’s just the last year of my late 20s, a time historically defined by turbulent change and unhappiness. The Harvard Business Review summed up this long list of reasons in a piece
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As someone who readily admits to prioritizing skincare above many (okay, fine, most) things in my life right now, it’s no surprise that I’m constantly on the hunt for the latest and greatest formulations. And, like other skincare enthusiasts, I’m currently obsessed with serums. Facial serums, in all of their endlessly niche iterations, are their
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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. With so much info at our fingertips, it can be tricky to differentiate between what’s
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You know what I think about a lot? That time Jason Mamoa called out Chris Pratt for posing with a single-use plastic water bottle on Instagram by commenting, in part, “Bro … WTF.” Since then, whenever I scroll past a picture of serum-soaked polyester plastered to an influencer’s face, I can’t help but wonder: When
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Autumn provides the joys of leaves falling, chunky sweaters emerging, and pumpkin spice filtering through the air like oxygen. With all that being said, the season can really do a number on your lips. (Not to mention the stress of a global pandemic and a very important November 3rd.) Just as the world feels like
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Shop local and stay cozy! Remember the days when you used to meticulously plan your outfits, considering things like the weather, where you were going after work, or how your over-the-knee, chunky-sole boots were going to fit into your gym locker? No? Us neither. The new “normal” when it comes to outfit selection is officially
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Becoming a supermodel requires great genes. That’s as true for Precious Lee as it was for all the runway stars that came before her. But her mom and dad didn’t just pass down great cheekbones, they gave her attitude—the sort of swagger that separates a pretty face from a superstar. Take her mom: a woman
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Is your skin sensitive? Prone to acne? Parched beyond all recognition? There’s a new face wash for that Fall ushers in many delights like woolly knits, spiced lattes and a new excuse to burn your coziest candles. In the skincare world, it’s bringing a multitude of new facial cleansers. While it may be tempting to immediately
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I wasn’t pregnant, overweight or too thin. I wasn’t exercising too much or eating too little. From all appearances, I was a normal, healthy woman, but by the time I was in my mid-20s, I hadn’t menstruated in four years. My periods had never been “regular,” but I was accustomed to getting one at least
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