Lots of women had to confront their natural hair color when salons were closed or felt unsafe. Now many are sticking with it — and joyfully.
Last summer’s racial reckoning brought calls for an industrywide overhaul in fashion. But change is slow.
Lookism starts, like every form of bigotry, with prejudice and stereotypes.
Through videos on YouTube and TikTok that feature their lives, fashions and routines, many Koreans are challenging the idea that such media are a young person’s game.
Procedures used to be done in secret, but in the post-Kardashian world, transparency is just part of the process.
It took me to my mid-40s to learn not to depend on anyone else’s approval of my appearance.
At the end of the last century, advances in weaves, wigs and other innovations allowed for a new degree of autonomy — and fun.
Sought-out spots for picking up finely milled soaps, hand-sculpted makeup brushes, exquisite scents and more.
Though they’ve been prized since the dawn of civilization around the world, these natural elixirs have now taken on an almost religious aura for wellness types.
Now that people of all genders have embraced the rituals of beauty, once seemingly reserved only for women, what does it mean to adorn our faces?
Lines like Tracee Ellis Ross’s Pattern Beauty and Flawless by Gabrielle Union are offering customers more choices than ever — and helping to remake the industry at large.
In “Cyclopedia Exotica,” the artist and writer Aminder Dhaliwal created a fictitious community facing xenophobia, fetishization and media misrepresentation. It’s resonating with her thousands of Instagram followers.
How social media stars like Addison Rae gave the cosmetics industry a makeover.
How the beauty of animals is making scientists rethink evolution.
Unilever, which owns brands like Dove and Sunsilk, said a study had found that the word “normal” makes most people feel excluded. A spokeswoman said it would remove it from more than 200 products.
A trend overtaking TikTok and Instagram has creators not only uncovering their under-eye bags, but accentuating them.
A new group of small-batch beauty companies is continuing the region’s storied tradition of organic growing and local sourcing.
A new generation of beauty companies is rediscovering the islands’ powerful native ingredients, from taro to ferns.
The program aims to counter social media that bombards young people with images of perfect bodies.
The Mews, a father-son team of orthodontists have an unusual theory about the source of crooked teeth — one that has earned them a following in some of the darker corners of the internet.
A decade ago, your lipstick brand wasn’t expected to comment on social justice. Now, customers demand it, especially the teens and adults under 25 that make up Gen Z.
The cookie-cutter ski jump nose looks like a relic now, as cosmetic doctors approach rhinoplasties with a more artistic, individualized approach.
The products, tools and tips from the professionals that you need to be your own facialist.
He’s a star florist. He’s got a design show, an Instagram presence and a cafe. He’s a visual artist and an entrepreneur. Will he make it through the year?
The herbalist Jade Marks shares three simple recipes for calming, restorative drinks.
In a pandemic, we are coming face to face with what lies beneath all that beauty maintenance.
I gathered over three million followers as a beauty guru. In quarantine, I’m wondering if I’ve been wearing makeup all wrong.
Five housebound photographers used everyday items to create images that speak to both their inner lives and the world beyond their walls.