CoverGirl Featured Its First Ever Model With Vitiligo in a Stunning New Ad

Amy Deanna is CoverGirl’s first-ever model with vitiligo, and she says it’s a huge move toward making the beauty industry more welcoming. Her commercial launched as part of CoverGirl’s #IAmWhatIMakeUp campaign, which the company said on Twitter “celebrates the power to be who you are and who you want to be.” In the video, Deanna asks, “Why try to blend in when you can choose to stand out?” as she applies CoverGirl’s truBlend foundation in two different shades. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “Representation is important,” Deanna said in an…

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41 Trendy Layered Hairstyles for 2018

1 of 41 Gigi Hadid The eldest Hadid showed off her layered look backstage at Anna Sui’s New York Fashion Week Fall 2018 presentation. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 41 Yara Shahidi Shahidi discussed her college dreams at BUILD in NYC and showed off he curly, graduated layers. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 41 Kim Kardashian West The new mama of three has been rocking long, platinum blonde waves of late, with the shortest pieces just touching her shoulders. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 4 of…

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Shani Crowe on the Art of Creating Showstopping Braids

From Braids: Fingerwave Saint, based on halos in Renaissance paintings. Courtesy of Crowe Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Forget Pinterest inspiration boards—there are some hairstyles that are so inventive, the Louvre would be lucky to have them. Exhibit A: the intricate, braid-centric masterpieces crafted by fine artist Shani Crowe. After receiving a grant from Chicago-based nonprofit 3Arts, Crowe launched Braids, a series of photographs capturing real women adorned with her elaborate hairstyles. Though she’s been commissioned by celebrities such as Solange to create custom works (you might have seen one…

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Johnny Weir’s Favorite K-Beauty Products Picked Up at the 2018 Olympics

While in South Korea as a primetime NBC figure skating analyst for the 2018 Winter Games, Olympian Johnny Weir has posted tons of face-mask selfies and beauty snaps to his fleeting Instagram story. Every night, it seems, he’s experimenting with new SoKo products that leave his skin looking fresh after a long day in the broadcast booth alongside BFF and fellow commentator Tara Lipinski. With the women’s individual skating events in full swing, Weir’s hours can get long and tiring (plus, he gets hair and make-up done everyday!), so a…

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Kylie Jenner-Stormi Inspired Manicure From Nail Sunny

Kylie Jenner’s first photo of Stormi Webster—a cute photo of Stormi’s newborn hand wrapped around Jenner’s thumb—has inspired the most terrifying manicure. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Moscow nail salon Nail Sunny shared a video of its construction on Instagram. The gel pink nails look normal at first but then what appears to be clay models of Jenner’s thumb and Stormi’s hand are glued onto one finger. The little fingers on Stormi’s hand are bent with a stick, and the entire thing is pretty horrifying. The video has over 1.9…

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31 Best Oscar Hairstyles and Makeup Looks of All Time

1 of 31 Lauren Bacall, 1952 The ’50s-era actress was known for her provocative glamour, and she didn’t disappoint at the 24th annual Academy Awards, with her short, soft waves and dewy complexion as the backdrop for extravagant jewels and fur. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 31 Audrey Hepburn, 1954 Hepburn may have won Best Actress for her role in the film Roman Holiday, but we can’t help but think that the flashbulbs went off to capture her iconic thick brows flawlessly framed by short, piece-y bangs. Advertisement…

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Pink Lemonade Hair Color Trend

Instagram Feb 20, 2018 As we’ve seen with mulled wine and Starbucks unicorn frappucinos, there’s no shortage of beverages that have inspired new hair color trends. The latest comes from the most aesthetic summer refreshment: pink lemonade. The hue, more pastel than Pepto and with a tinge of yellow/peach, debuted on Constance Wu when she Instagrammed new pink strands on February 19. From her shadow roots to the cool-toned blush hue with ends dipped in blonde, one glance will have you ready to dive into a bleach cycle. Wu’s colorist,…

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Bite Beauty Astrology Collection Debuts Pisces Shade

In January, BITE Beauty announced that it was launching a new Astrology-inspired lipstick collection to much fanfare. We learned every sign will be getting its own shade and kicked things off with a plum-hued Aquarius. Now, the beauty brand has returned with a new shade for Pisces. The new lipstick, in that same beloved Amuse Bouche formula, is a dusty peach shade designed for the “dreamy, go-with-the-flow” lip savant, enriched with botanicals oils and fresh-pressed citrus. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below BITE Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Pisces ($26) Courtesy of…

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Ebonee Davis On Wearing Natural Hair

Taylor Ballantyne/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED To model in Sports Illustrated‘s famous swim issue is to be objectified. Readers indulge in the fantasy of wanting the women or wanting to be them—and part of that allure comes from being able to project onto photos that don’t talk back. Ebonee Davis, however, is not here to be a silent siren. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Officially named one of SI’s 2018 rookies, Davis joins the ranks of former rookies like Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen, and Gigi Hadid. The 25-year-old Seattle native was previously a…

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The Best Hair Dryers for Every Type of Hair

Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Shop More of Our Picks Courtesy Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Best For: Instant Beauty Cred Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer, $399, sephora.com Courtesy Dyson administered 7,000 acoustic tests targeting noise, weight, and speed before launching the game-changing dryer with celebrity hair guru Jen Atkin. SHOP Croc Italian Gold Blow Dryer Best For: Softer Hair Croc Italian Gold Blow Dryer, $250, amazon.com Courtesy The Italian designed hair dryer aims to reduce frizz while promoting softness. The iconic generator’s negative ions create a conditioning effect on your strand…

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Marc Jacobs Fall 2018 Beauty Look

Marc Jacobs is bringing back the ’80s in a major way. For his fall 2018 runway show, the designer’s cues for hair and makeup all harkened back to the decade’s near-neon hues and full-on glamour. There is no place for “effortless” or “natural” here—Jacobs’ girls this season are all about being done-up. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below While most of the models’ hair were covered up by giant brim hats, nine of them were given dramatic, geometric haircut dyed highlighter colors like fuchsia, yellow, and cerulean. Lead hairstylist Guido Palau…

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Suki Waterhouse Beauty Routine – Suki Waterhouse Face of Amo Ferragamo

When Suki Waterhouse isn’t modeling, acting or working on her accessories line, her downtime is spent watching The Great British Bakeoff. “It’s incredible,” she told ELLE.com. “I’m sad Mary [Berry] is gone but I love the new presenter—they’ve done really well.” The 26-year-old dabbles in the kitchen herself. Cakes are a specialty, so it’s no wonder vanilla is one of her favorite scents. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “I’ll always be attracted to vanilla. I remember it being one of the first things I had in my closet… like, a…

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5 Fresh Hair Colors for Spring

When the seasons change, switching up your skincare regimen and rethinking your makeup is a must, but a hair color update is also worth considering, especially as the weather warms. Look to celebrities and the Insta-famous for guidance, but consider the practical advice from pros. The resulting look can be both trendy and flattering, eye-catching and manageable. Rich Brunettes “This spring, brunettes will go richer—from chocolate brown to warm amber hues,” says Sharon Dorram, the Master Colorist at Sharon Dorram Color at Sally Hershberger Salon. Priyanka Chopra, Bella Hadid, Jasmine…

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6 Ways To Get NYFW Runway Hair From Your Favorite Drugstores

New York Fashion Week—or any fashion week, really—is typically a time to ogle. Meaning while we may keep an eye on the runway and track the trends, nobody is seriously considering toting a picture of an updo riddled with nails to the salon and asking for a reproduction. But this NYFW is different. It’s beautiful, accessible, affordable—like $4.99 affordable. Designers have sent an unprecedented slew of beauty looks and accessories down the runway that you can find pretty much anywhere. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below There have been claw clips…

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All the Questions You Still Have About the Flu, Answered

As winter continues to be one long snow-sprinkled, rain-soaked, cold season of doom, there’s one sickness that looms over us like a stealthy, snotty (and dangerous) monster: the flu. Here at ELLE.com, we still had so many questions about it: Is it too late to get shots? Can you get the flu from the flu vaccine? To get some answers, we spoke with Dr. Maria Lopez-Cantor, an internal specialist at New York University’s Langone Health, over email. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Is it too late to get the flu…

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What Is Hashimoto’s Disease? What to Know About Gigi Hadid’s Thyroid Diagnosis

On Sunday afternoon, Gigi Hadid made a powerful statement against people shaming her for being “too thin.” The model said her body has been changing over the years because of a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s disease. And not that it matters why her body is changing, by the way—her modeling ability doesn’t change because of her body size. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “For those of you so determined to come up [with] why my body has changed over the years, you may not know that when I started [at] 17…

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Proenza Schouler Launches First Fragrance Arizona

Decades can be embodied by beauty trends, fashion silhouettes—and yes, specific scents, too. The ’90s, for instance, instantly conjure memories of clean, minimal CK One wafting through the air. What does today smell like? That’s a question Proenza Schouler designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez have been mulling over since 2015, when they first signed a deal with L’Oréal to develop a fragrance. The newly launched Arizona ($100) is their answer. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “What defines this moment in time right now? What lives on?” McCollough wondered aloud…

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Blake Lively Thanks Trainer Don Saladino for 61-Pound Post-Baby Weight Loss

Blake Lively, mother of two, celebrated a milestone on Instagram this afternoon: Over the last 14 months, she lost all 61 pounds she gained during her second pregnancy with Ines Reynolds. “Turns out you can’t lose the 61 lbs you gained during pregnancy by just scrolling through instragram and wondering why you don’t look like all the bikini models,” she wrote in her caption. “Thanks @donsaladino for kickin my A double S into shape. 10 months to gain, 14 months to lose. Feeling very proud 💪😁💪” Advertisement – Continue Reading…

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Fall Hair Trends 2018 – Fall and Winter Hairstyles From the NYFW Runway

Adam Selman The Vibe: Slick Bangs Get the Look: Rockstar Willie Nelson was the inspiration for Selman’s hair look. “When I think of Willie Nelson, of course I think of two braids; when I think of a roadie, I think of someone who’s wearing a hat, moving equipment around and kind of sweaty and sticky,” Pecis explained backstage. Braided hair backstage was quickly taken out before models took off down the runway. Pecis also nailed the wet bangs look with a hit of styling gel. If You Buy One Thing:…

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The Red Lipstick That Works on Every Skin Tone

There’s always that one friend who says “I can’t wear red lipstick; it just doesn’t look good on me.” Suggestions are made, hashtags are searched, and still she remains convinced that abstinence is the best—and really, the only—policy. Sunday night at Brandon Maxwell’s fashion show, MAC Cosmetics called BS on that friend, and gave us a statement lip to prove it. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Imaxtree After lining lips with the MAC Cherry Lip Pencil, makeup master Tom Pecheux painted models with MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in Feels…

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Prabal Gurung Brings Back Comb Headband

“Every morning, I see these cool girls in London going to yoga. I was in love with their hair,” Anthony Turner said backstage at Prabal Gurung’s Fall 2018 show. “I thought, we should put a ‘yoga bun’ on the runway. Get it off their shoulders and necks to really showcase the clothes, then let the hair just escape in the bun any way it wants.” Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Getty Images To make the look—sleek in front, Savasana in the back—Turner blow-dried the hair, then combed Wella Professionals EIMI…

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Alexander Wang Claw Clip – Alexander Wang Fall 2018 Beauty

ELLE/Kristina Rodulfo Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Alexander Wang has been known to have his runway models go through some drastic hair changes hours before showtime. For Spring 2017, 18 models went bleach blonde, for Fall 2017, hairstylist Guido Palau gave ’90s-inspired mushroom cuts, buzzcuts, and pixies, and for Spring 2018, colorist Josh Wood spent eight hours giving one model a new “rose quartz” hue. For Fall 2018—his last show in New York—Wang didn’t call for any mass dye job or cut, but instead brought back an old friend: the…

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Beyoncé Just debuted a super long hairstyle, that reaches her knees

Beyoncé just debuted a brand new hairstyle that’s about to give you major hair envy. Not only is Beyoncé’s hair now longer than the sleek mini dress she’s wearing, it also reaches to well below her knees. Basically, the epic style change will make your jaw drop: BACKGRID Advertisement – Continue Reading Below According to TMZ, Beyoncé showcased her new hair on a night out in Miami with husband Jay Z. The pair were seen leaving the Mandolin restaurant with a friend when the singer’s impeccable hair was photographed. And…

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How These 5 Olympic Snowboarders Soothe Sore Muscles and Protect Their Skin

Work It Out “Snowboarding requires lower-body strength,” says Chloe Kim, who does goblet squats (traditional squats using dumbbells held vertically near the navel) with increasing weight to strengthen glutes, hamstrings, and quads. For Aimee Fuller and Jamie Anderson, yoga complements their on-snow training by activating core muscles and stabilizing ankle and knee muscles. “We do lots of rails and crazy tricks—you need to feel good in your center of gravity,” says Anderson, a headstand and handstand pro, of their five-hour slope sessions. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below A Whole New…

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Suki Waterhouse Teams up With Salvatore Ferragamo for a Sensuous Winter Perfume

Getty ImagesEric Ryan Anderson At 26, Suki Waterhouse wears many hats: model, designer, actor, musician (and, literally, her oft-photographed baker-boy topper). This month, the London It Girl and former Burberry model dons a new crown as the face of Salvatore Ferragamo’s latest fragrance, aptly dubbed Amo Ferragamo (1). “It reminds me of my week in Florence—and the naughtiness and cheekiness of the Italians,” Waterhouse says of the vanilla and rhubarb eau. Next up, she stars in the suburban thriller Assassination Nation, then joins James Franco’s postapocalyptic flick Future World. Advertisement…

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14 Fascinating Facts About How Dakota Johnson Got Her Body Ready for ‘Fifty Shades Freed’

How would you treat your body differently if you were to spend five months filming a movie series notorious for super-naked sex scenes? Most women never have to think about it. Dakota Johnson, 28, on the other hand, did. Here’s how she prepared to play Ana in Fifty Shades Freed, which hits theaters February 9: Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 1. She trained in 2016 for the 2018 movie. Fifty Shades Darker (released in February 2017) and Fifty Shades Freed were filmed in tandem beginning in February 2016. It took…

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Christian Siriano Creates ELF Cosmetics Capsule Collection

Before he’d become a go-to dresser of Hollywood stars and champion of body diversity on the runway, Christian Siriano started out as a makeup artist. He freelanced for Stila Cosmetics at Bloomingdale’s in New York while trying to secure design jobs. After being cast—and winning—a little old show called Project Runway in 2008, his rapid ascent in fashion began. But he never let go of his love for beauty. As such, it’s only fitting that his next venture is his very own makeup collection with drugstore favorite E.L.F. Advertisement –…

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Halsey’s Beauty Routine and Makeup Tips

At the start of 2017, Halsey says she made three goals: do an arena tour (happening), have her sophomore album Hopeless Fountain Kingdom hit number one on Billboard (done), and land a major beauty collaboration. She’s now fulfilling the last of those wishes with YSL Beauty, which just announced she will be working with them in a way you never see celebrities partner with brands—as a makeup artist. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below See, despite having access to any professionals she’d like, Halsey insists on doing her own makeup for…

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