Wong Maye-E/AP/Shutterstock Federal authorities in New York confiscated hair weaves and accessories suspected to be made from the human hair of prisoners inside a Chinese internment camp, the Associated Press reports. The shipment, from Lop County Meixin Hair Product Co. Ltd., weighed 13 tons and is valued at an estimated $800,000, representatives for the U.S.
Best for When It’s Safe to Travel Inflight See-Through Cosmetics Bag, Pink Anya Hindmarch bergdorfgoodman.com $295.00 Extensive in-flight skincare routines (no dryness today, Satan!) are a breeze thanks to the handiness of this super chic, two-sided pouch. With one opening labeled “take off” and the other “landing,” you can have all of your designated eye
My favorite way to start an argument is by saying, “I find it funny how….” followed by whatever transgression has upset me. So, I find it funny how I, as a Black woman, know so much about White hair. I know it gets greasy if it isn’t washed. I know that ‘the Rachel’ didn’t really
Some things just go together. Bread and butter. Salt and pepper. Teyana Taylor and the ’90s. There’s an allusion to the defining era in everything Taylor touches. To start, her 2014 debut album VII captured the ferocity and assuredness of her 90s icons Lauryn Hill, Brandy, and Mary J. Blige, which is again reinforced on
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What was the last beauty product you bought? Why did you buy it? Maybe it was for its sustainable packaging or because of a particular ingredient. We’re becoming more intentional with our buying habits and as consumers, our purchasing power has an impact. This is important because beauty is a multi-billion-dollar business with the global
Haircuts from yesteryear reign supreme for their innovation, technique, and skill to make these larger than life styles stand the test of time. From blunt bobs to abundant afros, we’ve rounded up some of the best curls, cuts, and swirls from the 20th century in order to discover the best hairstyles from the past.
Our top picks to keep your skin feeling fresh, not sticky, in the heat On sweltering summer days, skin needs a boost of hydration that won’t leave it feeling heavy or sticky—especially when combined with your daily dose of SPF. From cooling gels to quick-absorbing face creams, we’ve rounded up the best lightweight moisturizers for
Ah, the restoring power of taking a bath. What was previously seen as a bubble-filled extravagance for special occasions is now a way of life in 2020. All of the stigmas that previously plagued the past time are no longer. Everyone has copious amounts of time at home to ponder the world from a fizzy-filled
Calling all beauty lovers: Ulta’s summer sale is finally here. Now through July 4, the retailer is lowering the prices of popular skincare, makeup, and hot tools. It doesn’t matter if you want to treat yourself to a sheet mask, stock up on sunscreen, or invest in some Zoom-friendly makeup, this sale is bound to
I don’t know about you, but this quarantine life has flipped my beauty and style routine upside down. I’ve gone from my usual bright lip and loose waves (a.k.a. actually doing my hair and makeup) to top knots and a bare face every day. And I’m not gonna lie, there have been a couple of
Kristen Noel Crawley is best known for her brand KNC Beauty‘s cult-favorite starry eye masks and nourishing lip masks and balms, and influencing her 416,000-plus followers with a sartorial taste that harkens back to the 90s. But in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and protests, Crawley reflected on how she can use her
A beginner’s guide to mastering the classic winged liner look If you struggle to achieve a flawless liquid liner look, you’re not alone—no matter how experienced you are with a makeup brush, nailing winged eyeliner is a challenge. Whether you’re looking for application tips or need help finding the right product for you, we’re here
Cuz if you can’t love your skin, how in the hell are you gonna love anybody else(‘s)? It’s no secret that the art of drag has inspired a lot of makeup trends. Contouring, baking and over-lining your lips are just a few of the things that makeup artists (and the Kardashian-Jenners) have borrowed from drag
Small, eco-friendly changes to our daily routines can add up to a huge impact on our planet if enough people do it. Tweaking your daily rituals by making mindful choices about which products to use is an easy place to begin, and starting with these small steps can give you the needed motivation to adopt
In a single sentence, Lili Reinhart read the entire segment of the population that started chasing sourdough starter and reading up on proofing in the last few months. “It’s so weird to me that America’s response to a quarantine is to bake bread,” she tells ELLE.com. Other phenomena from self-isolation are less perplexing: Her skin
If you’ve ever struggled with restoring your edges, excessive shedding, or thinness, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the alleged miracle hair growth properties of castor oil. A quick search on YouTube yields dozens of positive testimonials that show brows restored to Cara Delevingne status and edges even Alicia Keys would envy. But is
While some businesses across Canada are starting to re-open during COVID-19, it looks like a trip to your facialist *probably* won’t be happening anytime in the very near future. ICYMI, even if you live somewhere that is in Stage 2 Reopening and can start enjoying services like haircuts and manicures (like most of Ontario), treatments
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Emily Ratajkowski—model, business woman, and famous brunette—is officially blonde. Understandable, when you’re stuck in quarantine and the face of Kérastase haircare. “I’m in LA. I’m in my bed, drinking coffee, waking up as my first morning as a blonde,” she told ELLE.com over the phone. “With quarantine, you’re staring at yourself in the mirror and
Courtesy When it comes to Pride month, there’s a million different ways you can celebrate and show your love for the LGBTQ+ community, and your beauty routine is just one of them. Totally joyful to look at and almost as much fun to create, rainbow make-up is the easiest way to wear the symbol of
You don’t have to be obsessed with the royal family to know Meghan Markle has impeccable style. I mean, very few people can prompt a button-down shirt, a pair of jeans, and comfortable flats to sell out virtually overnight upon wearing it. If you want to bring the Markle Sparkle to your beauty routine, you’re
On Friday, Johnson & Johnson announced it will cease production on two lines of skin-lightening products from Neutrogena and Clean & Clear that are popular overseas. The move comes in the wake of a recent resurgence in the Black Lives Matter movement, a time of reckoning for many brands and companies with racially insensitive ties.
Our top picks for year-round sun protection Yes, the summer of 2020 is bound to be far different than the summer of 2019, but the golden rule of skincare still applies: Always wear sun protection. While slathering on sunscreen every day can feel like a chore, soaking up the sun—even on short errands or through