Buzzy Beauty Ingredient of the Moment: Squalane

Dewy, moisturized skin ahead.Photo: ImaxtreeWelcome to our series “Buzzy Beauty Ingredient of the Moment,” the premise of which is pretty self-explanatory: In each installment, we’ll explore an ingredient that’s currently trending in the industry, springing up in a variety of different products lining the beauty aisle. We’ll consult experts to find out about the science […]

Do We Take Skin-Care Products More Seriously if They Smell Bad?

In the 1980s, Frank Buckley, founder of Canadian cough syrup company Buckley’s coined the brand’s slogan: “It tastes awful. And it works.” At the time, it resulted in a significant spike in the brand’s market share. The premise was simple: Even though the product had a foul taste, customers bought it because it was perceived as so […]

The 381 (!) Best Beauty Products Fashionista Editors Discovered in 2019

Each month, Fashionista editors try a *lot* of beauty products. And while not every formula we test is a winner, we’re constantly unearthing new favorites. Here, we’ve rounded up our latest hair, skin, fragrance, wellness and makeup discoveries — whether fresh-to-market drops or merely recent additions to our personal routines.Goodbye, 2019, we hardly knew ye. […]

The 27 Best Beauty Products Fashionista Editors Discovered in December

Including a (way) cheaper alternative to the Dyson Airwrap, an unexpected winter nail color, glow-enhancing highlighters and a whole host of moisturizing skin saviors.Photo: Courtesy of CelineEach month, Fashionista editors try a *lot* of beauty products. And while not every formula we test is a winner, we’re constantly unearthing new favorites. Here, we’ve rounded up […]

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 […]

ICYMI: The Best Fashion Schools, 2019’s Cult Items & Non-CBD Cannabis Compounds

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 […]

These Buzzy, Non-CBD, Non-THC Cannabinoids Are Poised to Take Over Beauty and Wellness in 2020

A look at five other cannabis-derived compounds worth knowing.Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIf you’re sick of reading about CBD, we hear you: The cannabis-derived compound has hit peak saturation, showing up in everything from foot cream to gummies to lube. It’s gotten itself a (somewhat legit) rep as a cure for what ails you, be it […]

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 […]

A Complete Guide to Dermaplaning

Yes, you may want to start shaving your face.Photo: ImaxtreeEvery time I tell someone that I shave my face, a similar scene plays out: First, they become silent in their astonishment for a few seconds. Then come lots of questions. “If you don’t have any visible facial hair, why shave? “Doesn’t the hair grow back […]

The No-Frills Face Cream Steph Is Loving Right Now

Save my skin from winter!!!!Krave Oat So Simple Water Cream, $28, available here. Photo: Courtesy of KraveThis time of year often brings with it some skin-care frustration for me. With drying heat cranking indoors and harsh, cold winds to contend with outside, my face is usually left red, irritated and in serious need of moisture. […]