‘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 […]

A Foolproof Guide to French Braiding

Melodie JengGetty Images Timeless, sophisticated, chic…nope I’m not talking about an LBD, I’m referring to the one, the only the French braid. And while it’s a stretch to say it made a comeback since it one hundred percent never left, the braided style is popping up everywhere from your best friend’s wedding to the red […]

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 […]

Editor-in-Chief Drew Elliott Leaves ‘Paper’ to Become Global Creative Director of MAC Cosmetics

The man who helped the magazine “#breaktheinternet” is leaving the publication.Drew Elliott. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesIt’s not uncommon for beauty brands to pull from the talent pools at magazines to bolster their own ranks. Editorial legend Linda Wells going on to hold a position at Revlon is perhaps the best-known example, but there have been many others making […]

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 […]

Why the Beauty- and Wellness-Obsessed Are Turning to the Age-Old Practice of Herbalism

It’s trending, although we wouldn’t necessarily call it a “trend.”HRBLS Chews. Photo: Courtesy of HRBLSEvery Thursday, Rachelle Robinett has a standing residency at a hip, cozy spot in New York City’s West Village neighborhood. Her sets last anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour, depending on the crowd; but if you’re not the type for […]

The 16 Best Ways to Fade Dark Spots and Even Your Skin Tone

These pocket-sized pens, one formulated for a.m., one for p.m., have powers that belie their dimensions. Sure, the ergonomic shape allows for easy application, but packed into the compact cylinder are potent ingredients like the mysteriously named Double Action TXC, along with less enigmatic, yet equally powerful pearl, daytime specific geranium, and made-for-nighttime Alpinia extracts.Chanel […]

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 […]