Beauty

On Valentine’s Day you likely saw roses everywhere, being carried to girlfriends, wives, husbands, boothangs and loved ones across your city. But, the power of a rose can last a lot longer than a February 14th bouquet, and we’re not talking about hanging a few flowers upside down on your wall to dry. Instead, we
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Promotes Weight Loss How: The fiber found in avocados—which is more than in many traditional fruits—allows you to feel full longer and improves digestive health. According to Adita Yrizarry-Lang, a holistic lifestyle coach, health professional and author in Miami, “When it comes to weight loss, fiber is a big plus: It helps to clean us
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Instagram@adrianalima via Ysa Perez In a world where many models claim their beauty secret involves “just drinking a lot of water,” and that they love “eating a burger once in a while,” it’s refreshing when someone like Adriana Lima heads to Instagram to get candid about all the measures she takes, sharing sweaty selfies after
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Gel manicures are one of the greatest beauty inventions. They’re chip-resistant and have longevity no regular nail lacquer could compete with. I’d get them all the time if there wasn’t one glaring downside: Removal. I dread getting gels because they can’t come off with a simple swipe of acetone. Nope, you have to soak and
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Instagram/@songofstyle via Sophia Li It’s time to dig up your stash of Goody because barrettes, the hair accessory from your childhood, are making a comeback. New York Fashion Week attendees have anointed them the “it” accessory to wear. From traditional snap clips (a trend we started seeing in 2018), to bejeweled clips that say words
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When Instagram first debuted in 2010, people welcomed the democratic, visual platform enthusiastically. Anyone who took pretty pictures could rise to fame. Any business with aesthetic branding could explode on e-commerce. For beauty brands, however, it’s become clear that mastering the platform is far more complex, involving a dizzying set of decisions before clicking “share.”
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Art by Mia Feitel There’s an unspoken rule on dating apps that says if you don’t meet the person you’re talking to within a week, it’s never going to happen. Someone’s leaving tomorrow to go solo backpacking for the month but will hit you up when they’re back? Forget about it. You have to “figure
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Don’t tell Ariana Grande, but the high ponytail is dead. At least, that’s the case according to New York Fashion Week Fall 2019. So far, we’ve seen countless runways shows with models in low ponies and it seems to signal that the tight, high, “snatched,” ponytail trend popularized by celebrity hair stylists like Chris Appleton
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Lana Condor used New York Fashion Week as an excuse to debut a brand new hairstyle. Condor showed up at Prabal Gurung’s fall/winter 2019 fashion show on Sunday with new blunt bangs framing her face. The fringe makes her look almost unrecognizable: Getty ImagesMichael Stewart Condor’s signature look before getting bangs was her wavy bob.
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I am very, very particular about my eyebrows. I never let anyone touch them. Not makeup artists (I always ask to do my own). Not threaders. Not waxers. I tweeze them myself with a light hand. When a renowned celebrity brow shaper from LA was coming to New York recently, however, I decided to break
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Courtesy Burt’s Bees Raise your hand if you’ve ever come to work after a trip, turned off your out-of-office message, then said to your cubicle neighbor: “I need a vacation from my vacation!” Yep, we’ve been there, too. The solution to PTFS (Post-Trip Fatigue Syndrome) just might be opting for a wellness retreat instead. These
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Whether you want to cover up blueness or fake a full night’s sleep, finding a formula that doesn’t look dreadfully caked on can be tough. But the ELLE staff has an under eye concealer match for you. Ahead, shop 14 ones we know and love—and reach for on the daily. RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up Concealer
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Whether you’re looking for a “kiss-proof” or “taco-proof” lip shade—or both!—a longwear lipstick is a must-have in every beauty bag. Let’s be real, nobody likes reapplying. You want a formula that can take you from 9AM to 9PM without fading, smudging, or transferring, and, let me tell you, it’s not easy to find. But as
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Even your lipsticks could be dressed in Louis Vuitton now. The fashion house is launching a monogrammed bullet case inspired by 1920s jewelry holders, and it is capital-C Chic. The canvas cases come in two colorways: Classic chocolate with gold metal casing and light tan with silver accents. It fits up to two lipsticks and
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In the school of nutrients, fiber is hardly ever the Cool Kid. It’s often eclipsed by other more popular nutrients like protein, but it certainly deserves your attention. Danielle Duboise and Whitney Tingle, co-founders of Sakara Life—the organic plant-based meal delivery service loved by celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Karlie Kloss, and Lily Aldridge—say
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Courtesy The dream of long, luscious locks can be a reality with just a few steps. It all starts with getting into the routine of putting your hair first. Steps like less heat, more frequent trims, saying no to dry shampoo, and, most importantly, investing in a quality hair growth oil can transform your tresses
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In the poetic words of Kimberly “Sweet Brown” Wilkins, “Ain’t nobody got time for that.” We all don’t have enough time. This is just a fact. Before critics of my time management skills start citing “How I Hacked Time” articles and “I’m a Mom of 17 Who Meal Preps, Works Out, and Travels in the
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If the word “effortless” was to manifest itself as a hairstyle, it would be wavy hair. The texture—a happy medium between voluminous curls and straight hair—evokes ease and nonchalance from whoever wears it. Strands look shiny and sleek but have a bend to add some movement: You’ve done something but nobody can quite put their
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Getty Images The side braid is the ultimate effortless look. Whether you’re going for just an accent or a full glamazon jumbo braid, chances are wearing one will make you look and feel very pulled together. Instead of searching through thousands upon thousands of YouTube hair tutorials, we compiled the seven best side braid videos,
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