‘Drag Race”s Kim Chi Is Finally Ready to Supply Makeup to the Masses With New Cosmetics Line

“This is makeup made so that a range of different people can wear [it], from office workers to construction workers to drag queens.”Kim Chi. Photo: CourtesyIt wasn’t a matter of if “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season eight finalist Kim Chi would release a makeup line; it was about when. After all, there’s been no shortage of interest from her nearly […]

Birkenstock Is Launching an Unexpected Skin-Care Line Featuring Its Hero Shoe Material

As it turns out, cork can do a whole lot more than just cushion feet.Photo: Vanni Bassetti/Getty ImagesA 240-year-old shoe company that’s graced the soles of millions across the globe, Birkenstock is now trying to get its foot into the beauty-buyer door with their latest launch: a skin-care line. From feet to face, the new line […]

Glossier’s New Product Blurs the Line Between Makeup and Skin Care

Our honest review of Futuredew, the brand’s new “oil-serum hybrid.”Glossier Futuredew, $24, available here. Photo: CourtesyOn Monday, Glossier introduced the latest addition to its growing product lineup; it’s one the brand sees as a return to its roots and to its core philosophy of “Skin first. Makeup second.” Futuredew, touted as an “oil-serum hybrid” and a […]

7 Unexpected, Makeup-Artist Approved Looks to Try for Fall

And no — they don’t all involve smoky eyes.The summer of 2019 was a big one for makeup. It saw the rise and complete infiltration of neon-lined eyes and pastel-painted lids à la HBO’s “Euphoria,” wet-looking lips and even actual embellishments (see: teeny star and pearl decals around the eyes). And while the transition into […]

Beauty Product ‘Capsules’ May Be the Cutting Edge of Sustainable Skin-Care Innovation

Don’t be fooled by their squishy outsides.Eve Lom Cleansing Oil Capsules. Photo: Courtesy There is a revolution happening in skin care, and it’s occurring inside tiny, squishy spheres. Beauty “capsules” — oils, serums and powders housed in self-contained, monodose pods — are popping up everywhere in the beauty market, it seems, from high-tech treatment systems to […]

Steph Has Been Turning to This Candle as an Alternative to All the Pumpkin-Scented Ones Lately

It’s part of a collaboration between Malin + Goetz and Kith.Kith x Malin + Goetz Vapor Candle, $55, available here. Photo: Courtesy of Malin + GoetzI love a seasonal candle. I’ve been known to burn through a Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Vanilla one in a week flat. But lately, the home fragrance I’ve been gravitating toward […]

Shiseido to Acquire Drunk Elephant in $845 Million Deal

The brand’s founder, Tiffany Masterson, will remain on board and promises consumers a seamless transition to the Japanese beauty conglomerate.Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Drunk ElephantJapanese beauty company Shiseido will acquire “clean” skin-care brand Drunk Elephant in a $845 million deal, the two entities announced on Tuesday. After years of speculation and several months of […]

Total Skin-Care Dummy Whitney Found a Product She Might Actually Keep Investing In

It produced dramatic results in just one night.Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum, $90, available here.Here’s the first thing you should know before reading any further: I am a total skin-care novice. I’m lucky enough to work alongside Fashionista’s brilliant beauty editor Steph and skin-care-savvy audience development pro Liza, and I have a […]

ICYMI: Wrapping up Spring 2020, The ‘BoF’ 500 Controversy & Our Favorite New Beauty Products

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You’re welcome.Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories of the […]

The Blush Helping Tyler Look Like a Renaissance Portrait

My fall mood is all about a strong, wind-blown cheek.Chanel Joues Contrast in Quintessence, $45, available here.For the past year or so, I have been enjoying playing around with makeup: going for bold, sparkly eyes or bright lips, experimenting with highlighters in different formulas to add shine and dimension, layering on lots of color. But for […]