Beauty

Getty Images From the moment Jennifer Aniston graced our screens with ‘The Rachel’ on Friends, she’s been setting hair trends. There are her go-to beachy waves, short and choppy bobs, and the rare slicked-back pony. In honor of her latest Emmy nomination for The Morning Show, let’s relive the complete evolution of Aniston’s enviable locks.
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Courtesy of Press OfficeImaxtree Once upon a time (aka earlier this year), beauty editors huddled backstage at Fashion Week, recorder in hand, and asked the world’s most famous makeup artists like Pat McGrath questions like, “What was your inspiration for this beauty look?” Times are different. We’re no longer entering the New York Public Library’s
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Imagine a podcast that gets around 3 million downloads a month, but no one is meant to listen to it. During Drew Ackerman’s Sleep With Me, the host tells mind-numbing bedtime stories solely to put you to sleep. Not a bad business model, considering that up to 70 million Americans report some kind of sleep
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I am a twist fanatic. My protective style of choice you ask? Twists! I even taught myself how to do my own twist during COVID-19 (Thank you, YouTube!) because the protective hairstyle makes me feel cool and chic, even when I’m cooped up inside. Another fan of the ‘do is Adachi Sanders, founder of Ankh
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According to NYC-based plastic surgeon Dr. Melissa Doft, the number of submental liposuctions (a.k.a. getting the fat removed from around you chin) has tripled since COVID-19 restrictions have allowed her to open her office. “Initially, it was more of an add on procedure [in addition to a primary treatment], but now many women are presenting
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Thirty seconds, roughly time for one question, is how long I have to divine something from Selena Gomez, singer, actress, humanitarian, and one of the most-followed-human on Instagram. Gomez is sitting at her home, surrounded by products from Rare Beauty, a 16-piece makeup collection that launches at Sephora today, Thursday, September 3rd, on a Zoom
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How does one launch a makeup line in 2020—a year mired in mistakes, change, chaos, rule-breaking, and shape-shifting? If you’re Swedish fragrance brand Byredo—you embrace it all. Founder & Creative Director Ben Gorham and innovative makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench imbued that spirit into the brand’s first foray into cosmetics. It’s a six-product launch that tosses
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©Sony Pictures/Courtesy Everett CollectionEverett For some girls, a bumble bee is their go-to costume every Halloween. For others, it’s a witch. But my lazy girl, last-minute costume is much more original: Carrie from Stephen King’s classic high school drama, well, Carrie. She’s a ‘70s high school outcast turned prom queen turned avenger with deathly telekinetic
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Rosalía is officially entering the beauty game. After conquering the music world earlier this year at the Grammy’s, the singer and ELLE summer cover star is MAC’s newest VIVA GLAM Ambassador. “The Barcelona-born singer, songwriter and record producer embodies passion, courage and originality that inspires us and her fans across the world,” MAC announced in
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Back in January, or a full lifetime ago in the year 2020, the Black girl coalition at ELLE.com—Nerisha Penrose, Angel Lenise, and I—came together to create an editorial package centering the joy and beauty of our communities. The brief was simple: How can we use our platform to spotlight the beauty of Blackness in all
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The Tyler Twins Since its inception, the hair care industry in America has been rooted in the idea that Black hair, in its natural state, is unacceptable. Our great-grandfather Garret A. Morgan, an inventor known as “the Black Edison,” was one of the first people to discover chemical relaxers. His company, G.A. Morgan’s Hair Refiner,
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