Hey, Quick Question: Is It Rude to Gift Wrinkle Cream for the Holidays?

This holiday season, tell your mother her neck sags.Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesWelcome to our column, “Hey, Quick Question,” where we investigate seemingly random happenings in the fashion and beauty industries. Enjoy!This holiday season, tell your mother her neck sags. She might also like to hear about her under-eye bags and wrinkles. In the spirit of […]

Must Read: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Cover ‘Vanity Fair,’ LVMH in Talks to Acquire Tiffany & Co.

Plus, inside Untuckit’s emergence from the fashion startup scene.Chrissy Teigen and John Legend with their children Luna and Miles on the cover of “Vanity Fair”‘s December issue. Photo: Mark Seliger/Vanity FairThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.John Legend and Chrissy Teigen star on Vanity Fair’s December issueJohn Legend and Chrissy Teigen, along with their […]

Must Read: The Black Photographers Leading the Way in Fashion, Is Real Fur More Planet-Friendly?

Plus, new report shows progress towards elimination of plastic pollution.Tyler Mitchell and Elain Welteroth speak onstage at The Talks during New York Fashion Week. Photo: Noam Galai/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.The Black photographers leading the way in fashionFashion’s most powerful magazine covers have long been dominated by white photographers, […]

Must Read: ‘Elle’ reveals Women in Hollywood Issue, How Ganni Turned Into a Global Cult Favorite

Plus, Daniel Lee’s influence on Bottega Veneta.Lena Waithe, Melina Matsouka and Jodie Turner-Smith for the “Elle’” Women in Hollywood issue.These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Elle reveals Women in Hollywood issueFollowing last year’s issue that came shortly after the #MeToo movement, Elle reveals its 2019 Women in Hollywood issue starring Dolly Parton, Zendaya, […]

Beauty Tourism Is a Quietly Flourishing Global Industry

From rhinoplasty and liposuction to Botox and veneers, the burgeoning beauty tourism industry is developing as quickly as breasts in the operating room.Photo:  Mike McKeown/Daily Express/Getty ImagesFrom rhinoplasty and liposuction to Botox and veneers, the burgeoning beauty tourism industry is developing as quickly as breasts in the operating room. Tourists are traveling to all corners […]

Injectables Trends Are Surprisingly Different, Depending Which Coast You’re On

What separates New York from Los Angeles? About 3,000 miles and a half syringe of Juvéderm, it seems.Photo: Scott Eisen/Getty Images for Kendra ScottAllergan, the maker of Juvéderm and Botox Cosmetic, recently released its 360° Aesthetics Report — a survey of 14,500 “aesthetically conscious consumers” and medical providers worldwide — and the findings are honestly […]

People Are Now Getting Injectables and Fillers as Forms of ‘Self-Care’

But just how responsible is that classification?Photo: Courtesy of GoodSkin ClinicsAh, self-care. The concept defies definition. As the name implies, it is entirely dependent on the self, meaning there could be as many as 7.53 billion variations on self-care being practiced in the world at this very second. For many, it starts and stops with […]

The Dangers of Using Injectables Like Botox for Off-Label Purposes

Welcome to the wild, wild West of aesthetics.Photo: Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images for Tommy HilfigerContemplating tear trough injections? Considering a Botox brow lift? The latest data suggests that 73% of aesthetically-conscious consumers “expect to spend money on a physician-administered aesthetic treatment in the next year,” so by virtue of the fact that you’re on this […]

A Complete Guide to All the Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures People Are Getting for ‘Instagram Face’

The thing about Instagram Face is that almost no one is born with it.Noted Instagram Face haver Kylie Jenner. Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for MTVIn 1891, Oscar Wilde famously wrote, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” More than a century later, the saying still rings true — except today, it’s the virtual […]

Must Read: Calvin Klein Responds to Backlash Over Bella Hadid/Lil Miquela Video, a First Look at Rihanna’s Luxury Line, Fenty

Plus, beauty editors jump into the fray over botox marketing via Instagram.“Bella Hadid and Lil Miquela Get Surreal” from Calvin Klein. Screenshot via YouTubeThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.Calvin Klein responds to backlash over its controversial campaign video featuring Bella Hadid and Lil MiquelaAfter a campaign video featuring Bella Hadid and […]