Kayla Jane Jones, the 24-year-old curve model and content creator, has fronted major fashion and beauty campaigns, and is confident as hell when it comes to juggling her career with the other aspects of her life (like her college classes, NBD). Her positive attitude has partly to do with how much her job inspires her.
If you need a Monday pick-me-up, allow me to alert you that Fenty Beauty (yes, Rihanna’s beauty line) has a bunch of steep discounts on Skinsticks, lipsticks, eyeliners, and eyeshadow palettes in its sale section right now. Courtesy Vivid Liquid Eyeliner Trio Ever since Rihanna launched Fenty Beauty in 2017, it’s been virtually impossible to
These are the next best thing to going braless The first few weeks of lockdown were a bit of a blur—a little too much wine, bouts of paralyzing anxiety, and a complete shunning of any garment with a zipper/wire/semblance of a waistline. And while by month four of quarantine life, I’ve reduced my rosé intake,
Courtesy of Flawless by GU Today in good news, Gabrielle Union and Larry Sims have announced the return of the duo’s haircare line Flawless by GU! Originally launched in 2017, Gabrielle Union and her longtime hairstylist and friend Larry Sims debuted the line with 10 products designed to keep textured hair hydrated and healthy textured
Between launching her own beauty line and releasing an album, Lady Gaga has found another project: Starring in Valentino Beauty’s latest fragrance campaign. The Italian fashion house announced Gaga as the new face of Voce Viva, a perfume dreamt up by Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli. “Imagined as a voice to spread a message around
If you’ve ever admired how the light hit someone’s face just right, chances are that they were wearing highlighter. From subtle radiance to serious shimmer, light-reflecting makeup products are all the rage right now thanks to their ability to brighten up dull complexions, give skin a healthy glow and enhance natural features. But here’s the
If I could pick the most popular question I get asked by friends as a beauty editor, it would have to be this: “My skin is so red and sensitive right now! What can I do to fix it?” We’ve all been there. (Hi, retinol!) Whether it’s a sudden facial flush, a dramatic reaction to
Frazer HarrisonGetty Images Chrissy Teigen just dropped her entire skin care routine on Instagram. The model and mogul showed off her impossibly glowy skin on Instagram, prompting fans to beg her to detail her skin care routine ASAP. Teigen delivered—but glow like hers comes at a cost. This content is imported from Instagram. You may
In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police and the subsequent rise of anti-racism protests worldwide, we’re collectively looking for ways to consistently pull up and support for the Black community. Let’s start with our spending habits by being mindful of where we’re putting our hard-earned dollar bills, be
I will never get over John Legend serenading his wife, Chrissy Teigen, about her “headband of the day.” Yes, sure, part of the reason people loved it was because it was cute. But it put into words something many of us had never really thought to say out loud: headbands not only serve a functional
Legs, remember those? Turns out summer 2020 is in full swing, and while my body has begun to physically reject anything that lacks a drawstring, I’ve also come to the very real conclusion that covering those babies up amidst the heat of a thousand suns and a humidex of 100 isn’t exactly comfortable, nor cute.
The rumors are true. Fenty Skin is coming for your beauty cabinet! After dabbling into skincare with lip balm, lip scrub, and blotting paper, Rihanna announced in the latest issue of British Vogue that she is diving into the skincare game with Fenty Skin―with a launch sooner than you think. “Skincare, it’s the truth. It
Victor VIRGILEGetty Images If you’ve noticed more strands in the shower drain or on the hairbrush than usual, you’re not alone, and we are here to help. Hormonal changes, aging, stress, and constant color changes can damage and weaken your hair, causing it to thin, and in extreme cases, fall out. But fear not, this
Race-based hair discrimination garnered national attention last summer when the CROWN—Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair—Coalition worked to outlaw intolerance based on style, type, and texture. Cofounded by Dove, the National Urban League, Color Of Change, and the Western Center on Law and Poverty, the movement is working to create a “more
This hair treatment is the truth—and it’s amazing on all textures Trust me when I say I’ve tried allllllll the hair treatments. Having bleached my hair for more than 12 years now, I’m always on the hunt for products to help restore some life and hydration into my otherwise parched mane. While there are some
Erika Aguilera is a Texas-based, style content creator whose goal for her platform is simple: to inspire others to be their most creative selves. Doing so begins with finding the confidence within herself to create her own content. For this, she looks to what she does best—putting together eye-catching makeup looks and outfits. “I like
Wong Maye-E/AP/Shutterstock Federal authorities in New York confiscated hair weaves and accessories suspected to be made from the human hair of prisoners inside a Chinese internment camp, the Associated Press reports. The shipment, from Lop County Meixin Hair Product Co. Ltd., weighed 13 tons and is valued at an estimated $800,000, representatives for the U.S.
My favorite way to start an argument is by saying, “I find it funny how….” followed by whatever transgression has upset me. So, I find it funny how I, as a Black woman, know so much about White hair. I know it gets greasy if it isn’t washed. I know that ‘the Rachel’ didn’t really
Try to name a cooler person than Louise Maurisset. The boardsport enthusiast and lifestyle content creator’s chill and confident attitude as she tackles skate and surf tricks is never less than inspiring. The secret to her can-do attitude: “It’s feeling good about yourself, despite knowing your flaws, and feeling confident you can do anything you
The world of beauty influencers was shaken last year over a feud between YouTubers James Charles and Tati Westbrook. The longtime close friends abruptly severed ties, both released video statements, and—most significantly—gained and lost followers. At the start of the feud, James lost three million subscribers while Tati gained nearly four million. Now, she is
What was the last beauty product you bought? Why did you buy it? Maybe it was for its sustainable packaging or because of a particular ingredient. We’re becoming more intentional with our buying habits and as consumers, our purchasing power has an impact. This is important because beauty is a multi-billion-dollar business with the global
Some things just go together. Bread and butter. Salt and pepper. Teyana Taylor and the ’90s. There’s an allusion to the defining era in everything Taylor touches. To start, her 2014 debut album VII captured the ferocity and assuredness of her 90s icons Lauryn Hill, Brandy, and Mary J. Blige, which is again reinforced on
Our top picks to keep your skin feeling fresh, not sticky, in the heat On sweltering summer days, skin needs a boost of hydration that won’t leave it feeling heavy or sticky—especially when combined with your daily dose of SPF. From cooling gels to quick-absorbing face creams, we’ve rounded up the best lightweight moisturizers for
Ah, the restoring power of taking a bath. What was previously seen as a bubble-filled extravagance for special occasions is now a way of life in 2020. All of the stigmas that previously plagued the past time are no longer. Everyone has copious amounts of time at home to ponder the world from a fizzy-filled