Beauty

2020 will be known for many things, but among the more innocuous happenings is the rise of celebrity candles. In the past year, Kacey Musgraves and Boy Smells collaborated on a song-inspired scent, Jackie Aina launched her own candle company Forvr Mood, and Gwyneth Paltrow created her own wick that smells like her vagina. Our
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An at-home gel manicure involves a lot of time, products, and patience. Ohora wants to simplify the process with its gel-manicure stickers. Ohora is a nail company that makes semicured gel nail strips that work like stickers. You apply the strips to your nail, cut off the excess, and then cure the nail under a
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In the sphere of beauty, there’s nothing more personal than fragrance. It’s a first impression, a mood, a lingering feeling—your scent is like your second skin. Citrus, floral, spice—this unique trifecta of notes are all embodied in our latest fragrance obsession: GUESS Seductive Noir. The most recent installment in the brand’s fragrance offering is the
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The ongoing global pandemic has separated people from their friends and families, jobs, and favorite restaurants. But if there’s one thing the pandemic won’t separate Zoe Kravitz from, it’s her red lipstick. Of course, with global mandates requiring people to wear masks out in public at all times, Kravitz—like many of us—has found it increasingly
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Harry LangdonGetty Images During a recent late-night Instagram deep dive I found myself on a Cher stan account. That night, I dreamed I had the singer’s dark, impossibly long glossy locks. The only problem? When I woke up, my hair reality was much, much shorter. So I took my dream to the experts and consulted
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I often joke that this year, I work in a field called called “gynechiatry”—a mix of gynecology and psychiatry. It’s normal for patients to share intimate, often anxiety-provoking parts of their lives with their OB-GYNs, including details they don’t even tell their closest friends and family members. Yet I’ve never had as many patients cry
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The to-do list? Long. Organization game? Strong. But, Queen Naija gets things done. On today’s Waking Up With, the “Medicine” singer takes us through her jam-packed morning. It starts with daily devotionals and a quick skincare routine. Her product lineup comes from Black-owned businesses including Ancient Cosmetics, The Glow Collection, and Fenty Beauty. From there,
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and ELLE Editor-in-Chief Nina Garcia has partnered with AiRS (Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery) Foundation to speak about her own experience. Garcia, who underwent a preventative double mastectomy last year, serves as an ambassador for the non-profit. Founded by Janet Denlinger, Morgan Hare, and Dr. Rod Rohrich, the organization financially
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At the 2017 Emmy Awards, we made history. Donald Glover—who directs, writes, and stars in the dramedy Atlanta—and Lena Waithe—the writer behind Master of None and The Chi—became the first Black creatives to win in their respective categories. Moments earlier on the red carpet, Issa Rae—the mastermind behind HBO series Insecure—foreshadowed the historic wins on
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