5 Standout Fall 2020 Beauty Trends From New York Fashion Week

The fashion set has moved across the pond to London, but we’re taking a moment to appreciate the major Fall 2020 beauty moments from the New York Fashion Week shows — because they really, truly, were major.This season was full of experimental, artful, inventive hair, makeup and nails. Amidst the many looks we spotted backstage, we noticed some […]

19 Manicures From New York Fashion Week to Inspire Your Next Salon Visit

Or, for the especially talented, your next DIY polish job.Backstage at Prabal Gurung. Photo: Courtesy of ZoyaAfter several seasons of subdued, classic manicures, we can officially report: Nail art is back! At least if New York Fashion Week‘s Fall 2020 runways, where bold and unapologetic looks reigned supreme, are any indication. Some solids still made appearances, […]

Pat McGrath Created Dozens of Distinct Red Lipstick and Black Eyeliner Looks at Marc Jacobs

The makeup artist, along with hairstylist Guido Palau, reimagined classic beauty staples for 90 models and 50-plus dancers that walked the designer’s Fall 2020 runway.A beauty look from Marc Jacobs’s Fall 2020 runway.Photo: Stephanie Saltzman/FashionistaMarc Jacobs is loyal. To himself, to his collaborators, to his brand, to his routines. (He refuses to cave to pressure […]

11 Cuticle Creams, Oils and Serums for That Post-Manicure Glow

There’s no need to wait for your next salon visit to make your cuticles happy.Photo: ImaxtreeIn the grand scheme of skin-care oils, creams, balms and serums, the ones meant specifically for cuticles and nails don’t necessarily rank at the top of the list for most people — but that doesn’t mean they’re not important or […]

This Topcoat Made Steph’s DIY Manicure Last for Such a Long Time

Bonus: It’s super-shiny.Olive & June The Top Coat 7-Free Nail Polish Top Coat, $8, available here.Photo: Courtesy of Olive & JuneEven as a beauty editor who is oh-so-blessed to get plenty of opportunities for professional treatments, I’m a big proponent of the DIY manicure. Over the years and with lots of practice, I’ve gotten pretty […]

7 Fall and Winter Nail-Color Trends You’re About to See Everywhere

Including your next manicure, probably.Photo: ImaxtreeFall is often associated with change and starting afresh. The beloved season signals the switch-up of just about everything, from the clothes we wear to the Spotify playlists we make, not to mention to the lunch menu at Sweetgreen. For many, the shift to autumn also brings the opportunity to […]

21 Manicures From New York Fashion Week That Will Reignite Your Love for French Tips

Noughties nails are back.Backstage at Christian Siriano. Photo: Courtesy of EssieFrench manicures became the gold standard during the ’90s and early aughts, and they’re back — along with cargo pants — on the runway at New York Fashion Week‘s Spring 2020 season. In 2019, the classic tips are far from boring or mom-ish: Top manicurists have […]

Steph’s Go-To Pedicure Nail Polish Right Now

The prettiest blue.Jin Soon nail polish in Aero, $18, available here.  Photo: Courtesy of Jin SoonLike cilantro, Taylor Swift and leg washing, blue nails can be pretty polarizing. Never forget that one episode of “Friends” when Monica wears blue press-ons to keep from biting her nails and inviting critique from her mother Judy, only to have […]

ICYMI: Meghan Markle Still Dominates Bridal Trends, Denim Shorts Season & Alexander Wang x Adidas Goes Clubbing

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 Woman Behind Instagram’s Favorite Nail Salon Is on a Mission to Change the Manicure Industry

Los-Angeles-based Olive & June is rolling out a product line and a DIY kit aimed at revolutionizing the category.Model using the Poppy with the Studio Box set up. Photo: Courtesy of Olive & JuneIn 2016, with three consistently booked nail salons in Los Angeles and a large, international, organic social media following, a natural next […]