What Is Dermaflash? – How to Remove Facial Hair By Dermaplaning At Home

When you shave your hair, it grows back thicker. This is a warning my mom, aunts, and seemingly every other woman in my life told me when I was growing up. Even though it’s since been busted as a myth, I’ve avoided putting any razors near my face for fear I’d grow a full-on beard. Then, the beauty world saw a resurgence of dermaplaning, a treatment where an esthetician uses a small, sharp blade across the surface of your face to remove dead skin cells and vellus hair (aka peach…

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Lady Gaga Will Launch Makeup Line Called Haus Beauty

Another day, another celebrity makeup line—but this one is long overdue. Some Internet sleuths have discovered a trademark filed by Lady Gaga’s company Ate My Heart Inc. back in February for something called Haus Beauty. The trademark covers everything from cosmetics to perfumes, colognes, and even skincare. That means a Lady Gaga makeup line is (probably) in the works. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below A trademark application, however, doesn’t always mean it’s a sure thing. But a few years back, fans discovered a trademark for a little something called Fenty…

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Here’s What To Know Before You Get Injected- The Best Tips and Tricks For Getting Botox

So, you’re thinking about getting Botox? The popular injectible of botulinum toxin eliminates wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing muscles in the face—and if that doesn’t sound terrifying to you then did you even read the words “paralyzing muscles”? In spite of that, Botox was still one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in 2018—namely because the results are excellent, the downtime minimal, and the side effects (if done correctly) nearly non-existent. Even so, there are undoubtedly a lot of questions swirling in your mind before going under the needle. Here’s what…

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Meghan Markle Royal Wedding Nails

We’ve already broken down speculation about Meghan Markle’s wedding-day hair and makeup. Now, we’re here to discuss another key element of the bridal beauty look: her nails. One thing’s for sure—we won’t be seeing any color on her digits. Apparently, royal protocol dictates that nails be kept short, groomed, and if there is any polish at all, flesh-toned or light pink shades only. The Queen herself has reportedly been using the same shade of polish, Essie Ballet Slippers, since 1989. Commitment! Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Markle has already been…

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Best Shampoo and Conditioner 2018

Let’s get back to basics. The simple wash, rinse, and repeat. We’re talking about the classic shampoos and conditioners that some of our finest manes on staff use. Here, ELLE.com editors weigh in on the secret to silkiness, protecting the impulsive dye job, and minimizing the frizz without compromising the curl. “I tend to use a cocktail of products on my hair depending upon how it’s acting and this has become my favorite combo! It took me a minute to get used to the low lather part of DevaCurl’s Low-Poo,…

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See All the “Heavenly” Beauty Looks at the 2018 Met Gala

1 of 33 Rihanna Rihanna shut down the red carpet in her head-to-toe, extravagant Pope-inspired outfit. She was more toned down with her makeup look—going for classic smoky eyes, pink cheeks, and lightened eyebrows. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 33 Kim Kardashian In one of her best beauty looks to date, Kim stunned in luscious, long hair up in a half-updo with hazel contacts, extra long lashes, and cheeks super contoured. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 33 Cardi B The rapper looked glorious with textured, voluminous…

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Kelly Rowland Beauty Routine – Kelly Rowland Beauty Products

Kelly Rowland–Grammy-winning singer, author, mom, and all-around superstar–made our dreams come true when she appeared in the Destiny’s Child reunion during Beyoncé’s historic Coachella shows last month. A lot of preparation went into her performance, starting months before, and leading right up until showtime. We caught up with Rowland at the launch for Schick’s new Intuition f.a.b. razor and she gave us all the details on how she got ready for that unforgettable set. She also dished on her go-to beauty products, loving laser treatments, and her self-care advice to…

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Best Colored Mascara to Shop

Oh, you thought blue mascara was a thing of the past? Rainbow lashes are now having a resurgence thanks in no small part to our Instagram-obsessed beauty industry. It seems every brand is coming out with a take on vibrantly-hued mascara and, this time, we’re moving beyond blue into a full spectrum of shades. Ahead, find a mascara to suit every taste, whether you want to demand attention with hot pink lashes, add a hint of rebellion, or a flutter of flirtation. 1 For the ’80s Makeup Lover Colored mascara…

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Meghan Markle Royal Wedding Makeup

As more details emerge about the royal wedding—from the cake flavor to the guest list to the performers—one aspect still entirely unknown? The bride’s makeup look. Thankfully, the closer we get to May 19, the more clues come forward. Read on for a few educated guesses on which route the future Duchess will choose for the big day. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below She’ll go natural and classic. Lydia Sellers, Markle’s makeup artist who worked with her from 2015-2017, said in a recent People interview that she thinks Markle “will…

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Chanel Cruise 2019 Make-Up – Chanel Cruise 2019 Hair

Chanel officially outdid themselves by sending a ginormous to-scale cruise ship sailing into the Grand Palais for its Cruise 2019 show. Setting the tone for a marine-themed Cruise collection, Karl Lagerfeld’s army of supermodel sailors marched onto the ship Chanel decked out in signature tweed berets, white tights and more than a few Breton-striped tees. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below But, look past Bella and Gigi’s berets and the 300 ft “La Pausa” liner, and you’ll see the make-up and hair was all about that aquatic life as well. Advertisement…

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What KKW Beauty Concealers Look Like on Dark Skin

In our new series No Filter, a group of diverse people will try the latest and greatest in beauty products—from Fenty Body Lava and a glow-in-the-dark lipstick to a full Glossier face beat. ELLE Advertisement – Continue Reading Below First up? Kim Kardashian West’s 16 shade range concealers. This new trio of products promises to conceal, bake, and brighten in three easy steps. ELLE ELLE Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Can you really shine bright like a Calabasas citizen? Watch and see. Source link

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This Elle.com Beauty Editor Is Going the Distance

By day, Kristina Rodulfo is the senior beauty editor at Elle.com—which means she’s busy tracking lipstick trends, directing photo shoots, and running off to beauty industry events. But it’s after hours when she really kicks into high gear: training for her first New York City Marathon. “I have two passions in life—writing and running,” she says. “I first fell in love with running when I was on the high school track team, but it fell off. So, I set a goal for myself: I am going to run the New…

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Meghan Markle Wedding Hair – How Will Meghan Markle Wear Her Hair at Royal Wedding?

As we get closer to the May 19 royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we can’t help but devour every bit of info—speculative or not—on the occasion. Among the most elusive details are what Meghan Markle plans to do for her beauty look that day, and more specifically, with her hair. Will she commit to her signature “messy bun“? Will she take a cue from Kate Middleton and wear it half-up, half-down? Will she surprise us all with something totally different? Advertisement – Continue Reading Below On April…

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9 Ways to Wear Ballerina Shaped Nails

Instagram + @fi.nail.y + @szpiegaisa Long live long nails. We’ve given you fierce stiletto nails that keep you on point and almond nails that have you lookin’ like a snack, but what is next on the long nail frontier? Meet ballerina nails, the long tapered nail design that ditches the point for a flat top. Also called the coffin nail, the nails literally look like a home for the deceased—and should also get you some Instagram comments like, omg dead. Check out these nine ballerina, or coffin, nails that are…

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Meet the Man Responsible for the Coolest Hair in Hollywood

Some women you can’t tear your eyes away from. Behind many of them: the charismatic hairstylist Adir Abergel. “I try to bring out the essence of every individual, which I can do because of our relationship,” he says. “Jen Garner’s been my client for almost 20 years now. Kristen Stewart, I’ve been doing since Panic Room. Jessica Biel, since 7th Heaven. What I do for Rooney [Mara] I wouldn’t do for Jen. What I do for Jen I wouldn’t do for Kristen.” Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Abergel Courtsey of…

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I Accidentally Ripped Out All My Eyelashes. Here’s How I Grew Them Back.

When screen legend Bette Davis was asked by the Tonight Show host Johnny Carson the best way an aspiring actress could get into Hollywood, she replied simply, “Take Fountain”—referring to the avenue that runs parallel to Sunset and Santa Monica Boulevards. Bette was right. It’s still faster. I know, because not long ago, I was speeding along Fountain in the back of a cab, late for an interview, applying mascara and curling my lashes, when, in the midst of my squeeze, squeeze, squeezing, the brakes were slammed: My body jerked…

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8 Beauty Secrets I Learned from Josephine Skriver

While others may be born with it, Josephine Skriver isn’t afraid to tell you she’s not. The newly-announced face of Maybelline and Victoria’s Secret Angel undoubtedly has blessed genes, yes, but she won’t pretend she doesn’t put effort into looking the way she does. “Being a model everybody’s like, ‘Oh, are you skinny by nature? Or do you starve yourself?’ No. We work hard for this. It doesn’t come naturally. Yes we’re born a certain way, but we still work hard in the gym, we work hard to get to…

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Skincare Essentials for Stressed Skin

You’ve been burning the candle at both ends, spending too many nights out, and subsisting on a diet of coffee and matcha croissants (sorry, zero points for the antioxidants). And now, your skin kind of hates you. Here’s how to undo all that damage and fast-track your face to the next-level glow that you deserve. 1 BE DEDICATED TO THE BASICS The only way to make lasting change is to commit to a consistent routine. That means protecting skin against the elements every morning (say, via a free radical-fighting, antioxidant-rich…

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Gucci Launches Acqua Di Fiori Fragrance

Fragrance is arguably the most personal of all beauty products. While red lipstick looks red on all skin tones, fragrance smells different on every single wearer depending on their body’s chemistry. On top of that, our sense of smell is known to trigger memories and emotions in a way other senses don’t. Gucci is tapping into this experience by calling on 15 female artists to create interpretations of the brand’s newest fragrance, Gucci Bloom Acqua Di Fiori. The fresh scent, which includes notes of jasmine, tuberose, and cassis buds, is…

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Watch Social Media’s Favorite Couple Play “Who Is It?”

These two Vine stars started out as best friends. Then in simultaneous Instagram posts last June, Arielle Vandenberg and Matt Cutshall announced they’d started dating. The “it’s about time” was heard pretty much all over social media, because their chemistry is undeniable. Arielle once called Matt her “best friend in the universe.” This couple is #relationshipgoals. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below So when they broke out into a game of Who Is It? there really should have been no surprises there. Find out whom each of them says is funnier,…

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Watch What Happens When Hannah Bronfman and Brendan Fallis Play Truth or Dare

It’s been just about a year since Hannah Bronfman and and Brendan Fallis got married in Morocco. The two NYC-based DJs met at Art Basel back in 2011 and instantly fell into what Hannah describes as “the deepest conversation.” And they’ve been talking—and together—ever since. So when they were invited to play a game of Truth or Dare, they figured there wasn’t anything new they could possibly learn about each other. Or could they? Then they moved on to Who Is It? A similar game where you guess things like,…

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The New Generation of Moisturizers Sound Completely Delectable

What happens right after you open a brand-new skincare product? If it’s a moisturizer, you touch it, smell it, and experience the texture before slathering it on. Is it balmy and thick? Creamy like pudding? A milky lotion? And how does it feel on your face? Is it sticky, goopy, heavy, or greasy? Obviously, our sense of touch provides an essential, reflexive connection between our skin and the brain—a way of delivering important information like Ouch, that’s hot! or Yuck, did I just smear lard on my face? Advertisement –…

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Glossier Boy Brow Helped Me Grow Out My Eyebrows

THE EDITOR Beauty writer and producer Chloe Hall THE LOVE Glossier Boy Brow, $16 SHOP NOW Glossier’s Boy Brow is currently in its third year of being victorious as the ultimate brow product in Chloe Hall’s life. Just mention Boy Brow around a group of five women in their 20s and it turns into a Taylor Swift concert: applause, whooping, lifting their hands to the heavens. My love comes from a different place. Three years ago I stopped getting my eyebrows waxed and/or threaded. I wanted thick, full brows and…

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6 Top Summer Makeup Trends 2018

At last, it’s almost time for short-shorts, swimsuits, and hot summer days—also known as the most perfect time of the year—which means it’s also time to try out new set of beauty trends. In search of inspiration, we picked the beautiful minds of makeup artists Yuki Hayashi and Rachel Goodwin to see what is going to be Demi Lovato voice, cool for the summer. Here’s what they suggested. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Turn Around Bright Eyes Clockwise: Missoni Spring/ Summer 18 runway look; Marni Fall/ Winter 2018; Kim Kardashian…

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Pat McGrath MTHRSHP Platinum Bronze Eyeshadow Palette Review

THE EDITOR Photo editor Mariel Tyler THE LOVE Pat McGrath MTHRSHP Subliminal Platinum Bronze Palette, $55 SHOP NOW Pat McGrath’s existence in the beauty and fashion world is the equivalent to that of Santa Claus for children. If you believe in makeup, then she is the Queen, and the makeup she creates spreads endless joy to boys and girls across the world; thankfully, we don’t have to wait once a year to experience it. It’s no wonder that she is referred to as “Mother” by fans and insiders alike: I…

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Nicole Richie Beauty Routine – Nicole Richie On Having Curly Hair

Nicole Richie is in the relatively unique position of experiencing her life’s beauty evolution in the public eye (and a lot of it actually on camera). We’ve seen it all, from her Simple Life thin brows, thick liner, and chunky highlights to her late-aughts boho phase of beachy waves and forehead headbands. She’s experimented with every hair color, makeup look, and beauty trend in her 36 years, so when Urban Decay called on her to be a brand ambassador last fall, it made so much sense. Advertisement – Continue Reading…

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Best Curling Irons and Wands

Most of us have a long, spiraling history with curling irons. A one-inch barrel might have created your perfect prom curls, or maybe you plugged in a wand in your many attempts to master Victoria Secret Angel hair. But as a grown woman, when it comes to curling your hair, it’s best to choose a tool that’s right for your desired style and hair texture. Here’s a selection of some of the top tools on the market right now. For Textured Waves Why we love it: Tight, singular curls are…

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Kim Kardashian Announces KKW Body Perfume

Kim Kardashian West is releasing a new fragrance and really, uh, went there with the marketing. It’s called KKW Body, and promo started promptly with some subtle, artsy boob and vag nude pics of Kim; she tagged herself. Privates blurred out, of course; Instagram law is still a thing. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below For those doubting this is truly Kim’s literal body of work, Kim then announced on her Insta that she did a mold of her body for the bottle. So yes, you can buy a replica starting…

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