Marinated makeup. Blueberry milk nails. Spider lashes. These three beauty trends all have one thing in common—Dua Lipa. The singer, songwriter, and actress helped propel them into the mainstream beauty stratosphere and all over our TikTok feeds. “The marinated makeup look is my every day; I love that. Spider lashes is a good ‘night out’
Milan is bustling for fashion week, but Julia Garner is not phased. The Ozarks actress is wearing her eye patches and enjoying a cup of coffee. Garner enjoys Milan during this time, not only for the fashion, but mainly for the people. She enjoys seeing what she describes as her “Gucci family,” which includes campaign
“Nothing is by chance,” said Lynsey Alexander, Prada Global Creative Director. Choice drives makeup and beauty, and at Prada’s Fall 2024 show, a lot of decisions went into the deceptively simple makeup look. During the brand’s initial tests, a lot of words were thrown out as inspiration: “30s, 40s, 60s, it was late 19th century,
Whether you’re deep into culinary or you’re a hair care obsessive, surely you’ve heard of grapeseed oil. Believe it or not, it’s likely lurking in your skincare collection right now. After all, the inflammation-taming ingredient is popping up in everything, from face oils to serums these days. Even Brad Pitt founded a skincare empire centered
Rachel Martino knows how to throw a party. It’s a skill she’s honed as the founder of Dream Loft Studios, an events space and photo studio in Brooklyn that turns two this year. To celebrate the milestone, she’s—of course—throwing a disco-themed fête in the space. “I have a great team to lean on, and we
During a recent meditation session, my deep lower-belly breaths and silent prayers into the dark abyss behind my eyelids were suddenly interrupted by “Eye of the Tiger” lyrics blasting loudly in the back of my mind: “Rising up, back on the streets. Did my time, took my chances…” I welcomed this sonic intrusion on my
Over the past few years, eye shadow has rarely made it onto my face. Because I work from home, I’ve been sticking to makeup basics like concealer and brow gel. But now that I’m venturing out more and more often—setting up shop at cafés, attending work-related events—eye shadow is making a comeback in my rotation.
It’s 2008, and Camila Alves McConaughey is in the shower, crying. As the Brazilian beauty washed her lustrous mane, made famous by her many modeling campaigns, in her hands she held not the soapy foam from her favorite shampoo, but rather clumps of hair. She panicked as she watched even more circling down the drain.
As Beyoncé’s life and career have evolved, so has her hair, which has become a golden star in its own right. There’s her straight, blonde hair, complete with platinum money pieces, at the 2001 Grammy Awards, where Destiny’s Child won its first shiny gramophone trophy for ‘Say My Name’; then there’s her dramatic chop in
There is a common misconception that makeup is used solely to conceal our impurities. Really, makeup can be a fun hobby used to express your creativity and become a very powerful part of your overall style and aesthetic. Makeup gives you an outlet to show up as whoever you want to be on any given
For everyone currently indulging in the office siren and mob wife beauty trends, the beauty looks at Sergio Hudson would be a welcome addition to your mood boards. Backstage at the Sergio Hudson fall/winter 2024 runway show, a whirlwind of laughter and joy permeated the space as loudly and vibrantly as the bold beauty looks
For the uninitiated, Cloud Paint is one of Glossier’s best-selling products. Seven years after launching it at the Oscars, the brand is back with its beloved formula—this time, in bronzer form. Available in five shades, it promises to “always look natural on you—never too orange, or worse, too gray,” according to Emily Trillaud, vice president
In 2023, celebrities and models were always wearing glossy lips on the red carpet and runways. Perhaps it was a continuation of the glass hair and glass skin trends—because, of course, what’s next if not glass lips? But as we’ve started to re-embrace Y2K fashion, the matte lip of the 2010s is slowly but surely
Who doesn’t love the look of luscious lips? They’re plump, sumptuous, and dare we say, inviting. Whether vamped up or played down, painting one’s mouth can be empowering. And with the latest range of desirable, wearable finishes and formulas from haute brands, such as Gucci, Dior, Armani, and YSL, finding the perfect lippie to make
When Jamie, 24, arrives at her boyfriend Connor’s Manhattan apartment after work, she doesn’t have to tell him her low energy might be due to spiking progesterone levels. “He was like, ‘luteal phase,’ when I walked in,” the product manager says. Ever since the couple signed up for the hormone health app Stardust’s partner feature
My Roman Empire? There’s this retreat in Hawaii: You bring the healthiest person you know as your guest, and then over the next few days, your plus-one donates their number two to gift you a health-boosting fecal transplant. Surprisingly, this prospect isn’t what sends me into a spiral (it’s too gross for me to even
How do you capture a moment in time? A picture? A scent? If you’re on the Altuzarra beauty team, you prefer a series of stunning runway beauty looks. Equestrian themes blended with theatrical ballerina-esque beauty motifs to create the makeup and hair looks for the brand’s 15th anniversary fall/winter 2024 runway show. Inspired by impactful
Chanel is on to the next wave. In a departure for the brand, which usually appoints one makeup artist as its creative director, the house has enlisted three—the newly formed Cometes Collective, who will be creating, designing, and collaborating on new products and collections. First up for spring 2024 is a fanciful take on the
If you thought balletcore beauty was here to stay, Christian Siriano is shaking things up. Last season, Siriano leaned into the balletcore trend with blush-toned ribbons corseted through models’ hair and frosty pink eyeshadow on their lids. For the designer’s Fall/Winter 2024 show, however, Siriano is going in a new direction: futuristic. According to Siriano,
It’s a rainy Monday night in L.A. and Awkwafina is getting ready to celebrate the launch of the new Rouge Dior lipsticks with Dior Beauty. However, instead of listening to her favorite Spotify playlist, she’s watching KTLA, the local news station. It’s a state of emergency, but that’s not stopping the multifaceted star. She’s currently
Drumroll, please: Beyoncé has finally announced the name and launch date of her hair care line. According to a collaborative post between her and the brand’s account, Cécred—a play on her name (much like her fragrance Cé Noir)—is set to go live on February 20. The Instagram Reel, uploaded Tuesday, began with what looked like
If you’re still feeling holiday fatigue, you’re not alone. But after months of back-to-back celebrations, Presidents’ Day is nearing and reminding us about one of the best perks of many holidays: discounted skincare products! As we gear up for February 19 and the long weekend, a ton of brands are already offering huge discounts on
Barbie may have dominated 2023, but for fall 2024, Marc Jacobs is thinking about another kind of doll entirely. “We talked about paper dolls,” makeup artist Diane Kendal tells ELLE.com of her chats with the designer ahead of his runway show at the Park Avenue Armory tonight, which celebrated 40 years of his eponymous brand.
At the Magic Wand Barbershop in Baltimore, Maryland, there are only two rules: “Don’t touch the blinds, and don’t tell any lies,” says co-owner and barber Kevin Cooper. No one knows these rules better than my father. For decades, barbershops and salons have been safe havens in the Black community. The ritualistic journey, whether weekly