Tattoo Artists Face a Grayer Palette in Europe

The E.U. has prohibited some pigments, deeming them potentially hazardous to humans. Artists and manufacturers around the world are struggling to find replacements.

#alex-de-pase, #art, #consumer-protection, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #ephemeral-tattoo, #europe, #european-union, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #intenze-tattoo-ink, #lou-rubino, #mario-barth, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #skin, #tattoos, #united-states, #world-famous-tattoo-ink, #your-feed-science

Jones Road and Milk Makeup on Clean Makeup in a Messy World

“The idea of wellness has permeated how we think about every aspect of our lives now.” Here are two so-called clean makeup brands on the looks that are trending now.

#brown-bobbi, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #greville-georgie, #jones-road-beauty, #milk-makeup, #sustainable-living

Martha Stewart Welcomes You to Generation Ageless

The octogenarian is the new face of skin care on TikTok.

#advertising-and-marketing, #baby-boomers, #cle-de-peau-beaute-co-ltd, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z, #skin, #social-media, #stewart-martha, #women-and-girls

How Anya Taylor-Joy Learned to Soothe Herself

The actress has a challenge if you’re thinking about learning to meditate.

#actors-and-actresses, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #meditation, #movies, #skin, #taylor-joy-anya

Fake Eyelashes That No Longer Look Quite So Fake

The latest generation of strips is easier on the eyes, and designed for an effect that’s subtle and startlingly realistic.

#bacall-lauren, #beauty-concept, #cher-1946, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #eyelashes, #hayworth-rita, #kardashian-kim, #loren-sophia, #monroe-marilyn, #ross-diana

The Morphe Beauty Saga Isn’t Pretty

What happens when a beauty brand’s collaborators become too controversial, makeup trends change, and Gen Zers flock to TikTok?

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #morphe-llc, #social-media

Jeanette Wagner, Who Globalized the Estée Lauder Brand, Dies at 92

Meticulous in building relationships, she helped open new markets for the cosmetics company, notably in the Soviet Union, as head of its international operations.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #deaths-obituaries, #estee-lauder-companies-inc, #moscow-russia, #ussr-former-soviet-union, #wagner-jeanette-1929-2022

Tova Borgnine, Cosmetics Maven and QVC Star, Dies at 80

She turned a cactus-derived face mask into a multimillion-dollar beauty business. Her husband, the actor Ernest Borgnine, gave it a surprise assist.

#borgnine-ernest, #borgnine-tova, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #deaths-obituaries, #marriages, #qvc-inc, #tova-beverly-hills-cosmetics-co

How ‘Pam & Tommy’ Made Pamela Anderson Look Believable

The sixth episode of the Hulu series presents Pam as she delivers a testimony in a look carefully considered by show’s the costume, makeup and hair teams.

#anderson-pamela-1967, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #costumes, #hair, #james-lily, #pamtommy-tv-program, #television

Vaseline, a Staple of Grandma’s Medicine Cabinet, Gets Hot on TikTok

People have coated their faces in Vaseline for decades, but a TikTok trend with a catchy name (“slugging,” anyone?) has introduced the skin-protecting petroleum jelly to new users, baffling some longtime devotees.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #millennial-generation, #skin, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #unilever-nv, #united-states, #vaseline

Ami Colé Fills a Void In Black Beauty Products

After toiling in the beauty industry for years, Diarrha N’Diaye-Mbaye decided to create the products she desperately sought but could not find.

#ami-cole-llc, #black-people, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #glossier, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #ndiaye-mbaye-diarrha, #skin, #weiss-emily

Contouring Is Back. It’s Not What You Remember.

A lot of women who once avoided contouring because of its unnatural, made-for-Instagram effect, are now gravitating toward it.

#beauty-concept, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #skin, #social-media

Dear Celebrities: Please Stop Churning Out Beauty Brands

A-list singers, actors and influencers are dropping makeup and skin care lines at breakneck speed — Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Chiara Ferragni and Addison Rae are among the latest — but does anyone want them anymore?

#celebrities, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z

Want Something Done Right? Do It Yourself. These Books Can Help.

From decorating to beauty projects to canine costumes, these how-to guides may inspire you to take matters into your own hands.

#books-and-literature, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #do-it-yourself, #dogs, #foster-sutton, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #hooked-how-crafting-saved-my-life-book, #house-story-insider-secrets-to-the-perfect-home-renovation-book, #hunt-heather-author, #knitting-and-knit-goods, #lifes-a-puppy-party-book, #make-your-own-beauty-products-book, #roth-jasmine-1984, #yabsley-charmaine

A New Look for a New World

Following lockdowns, makeup is colorful, expressive, imperfect and meant to be seen. It’s “girl gaze” makeup.

#beauty-concept, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin

Chanel, TikTok and the Beauty Advent Calendar Controversy

Some social media users are not feeling the Christmas spirit — or this box of mini lipsticks and branded stickers.

#advent-calendars, #chanel-sa, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #instagram-inc, #luxury-goods-and-services, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #your-feed-fashion

Rolling Deep: South Korean Youth Roam the City in Hair Curlers

The young South Korean women who wear them say they are not only functional, but also a sign of shifting ideas about beauty and a reflection of the country’s generational divide.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #seoul-south-korea, #south-korea, #women-and-girls, #youth

The Emotional Toll of Adult Acne

The skin blemishes can affect people in their 30s, 40s and beyond and lead to depression, anxiety and social isolation.

#acne, #antibiotics, #anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #depression-mental, #hormones, #jama-dermatology-journal, #skin, #women-and-girls

I Miss My Lipstick

Things might never return to “normal.” So what does that look like in ways big, small … and blotted?

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #lips-body-part, #quarantine-life-and-culture

This Chemical Can Impair Fertility, but It’s Hard to Avoid

Hormone-disrupting phthalates can be found in everything from plastics and household goods to personal care products. Studies have shown they may be harmful to women’s reproductive systems.

#containers-and-packaging, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #hormones, #infertility, #menstruation, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls

Can You Give Yourself an At-Home Face-Lift?

Emphatically no, say experts — but there are things you can do to make your skin look better.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #face, #jade, #plastic-surgery, #skin, #social-media

Are Natural Deodorants Better for You?

Much of the marketing suggests that they’re safer than more traditional underarm products, but that hype is not based on science.

#aluminum, #breast-cancer, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #deodorants, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #labeling-and-labels-product, #skin, #sweating

Debbie Gibson Is Not Going to Get Stuck in the Past

The pioneering pop singer on her beauty and wellness journey.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #gibson-debbie, #hair, #shampoos-and-hair-products, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

An Artisan Well Versed in the Tradition of Japanese Brush Making

The current popularity of the tools prompted one writer to learn more about how they’re assembled.

#art, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #handicrafts, #japan, #luxury-goods-and-services, #nara-japan, #tanaka-chiyomi

FAQ: Is Sunscreen Toxic? And Other Questions, Answered

How effective is it? What SPF is best? Is it safe to wear every day?

#burns, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #skin, #sun, #sunscreen, #ultraviolet-light

How Will You Look When You Emerge From the Pandemic?

Now that the masks are coming off, here are some easy approaches you can take to dress up your face.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #lipstick, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

The Beauty Stores, Near and Far, That Are Destinations in Their Own Right

Sought-out spots for picking up finely milled soaps, hand-sculpted makeup brushes, exquisite scents and more.

#beauty-concept, #cleansers-detergents-and-soaps, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #shopping-and-retail, #skin

How Botanical Oils Won Over the West

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.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #flowers-and-plants, #hair, #indigenous-people, #international-trade-and-world-market, #luxury-goods-and-services, #oils-and-fats, #skin, #trees-and-shrubs

Makeup Is for Everyone

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?

#beauty-concept, #charles-rupaul, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #men-and-boys, #rupauls-drag-race-tv-program, #trixie-mattel

The Brands Reimagining Natural Hair Care

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.

#beauty-concept, #black-people, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #shampoos-and-hair-products, #shopping-and-retail

Naomi Watts on the Joys of Post-Covid Beauty

The actress, mom and co-founder of Onda Beauty talks about the skin-care products she’s excited about now and why she’s so invested in her skin.

#content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #skin, #watts-naomi

How to Create an At-Home Forest Bathing Ritual

With a little know-how, aspects of shinrin-yoku, the calming Japanese practice of spending time among trees, can be approximated indoors.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #forests-and-forestry, #japan, #perfumes-and-fragrances

How a Fruit-Filled Garden Inspired a New Wellness Brand

On the grounds of his colorful Los Angeles home, Flamingo Estate, Richard Christiansen found both guidance and ingredients for his latest venture.

#agriculture-and-farming, #christiansen-richard-creative-director, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #entrepreneurship, #flamingo-estate-los-angeles-calif-retailer, #gardens-and-gardening, #los-angeles-calif, #quarantine-life-and-culture

Addison Rae and the Beauty of 78.5 Million Followers

How social media stars like Addison Rae gave the cosmetics industry a makeover.

#advertising-and-marketing, #alba-jessica, #beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #digital-brand-architects, #entrepreneurship, #fashion-and-apparel, #fenty-fashion-label, #gomez-selena, #instagram-inc, #jenner-kylie, #mental-health-and-disorders, #online-advertising, #rae-addison, #rihanna, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #women-and-girls

Wedding Makeup Artists Are Putting Safety First

Beauty professionals are back to work and implementing strategies to stay safe while on a different pandemic frontline.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #weddings-and-engagements

The Freestyle Ski Star Eileen Gu Has a Warning About TikTok Diets

The skier, who is competing in the World Cup in Aspen, has some beauty and fitness tips, too.

#aspen-colo, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #diet-and-nutrition, #freestyle-skiing, #gu-eileen, #social-media, #x-games, #your-feed-selfcare

Essential Oils May Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Skin

When it comes to clean beauty, “natural” isn’t always best. Here’s what’s safe and beneficial, and what’s best to avoid.

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #essential-olls, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #skin, #your-feed-selfcare

Maker of Dove Soap Will Drop the Word ‘Normal’ From Beauty Products

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.

#advertising-and-marketing, #beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #discrimination, #unilever-nv

A New York Drugstore Nearly as Storied as the City Itself

C.O. Bigelow in Greenwich Village has helped heal Manhattan’s ailing for generations, thanks in large part to the work of a single family.

#c-o-bigelow-apothecaries, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #drugstores, #greenwich-village-manhattan-ny, #historic-buildings-and-sites

Do Men Self-Care?

The beauty industry is now all about “wellness.” What does that mean for men?

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #men-and-boys, #skin, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-selfcare

Embrace the Blush

Blush has become the unlikely makeup hero of the masked generation. Here’s the new way to wear it.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #masks, #skin

The Under-Eye Trend of TikTok

A trend overtaking TikTok and Instagram has creators not only uncovering their under-eye bags, but accentuating them.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

Norma Kamali’s Skin Care and Aging Secrets

“I just don’t feel gray,” the fashion designer said. “I feel this”

#content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #face, #hair, #kamali-norma, #skin

Why Kevin Hart Obsesses Over Skin Care

Here’s what his grooming and wellness routine looks like.

#content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #hart-kevin, #meditation, #skin

From Northern California, Farm-Fresh Skin Care

A new group of small-batch beauty companies is continuing the region’s storied tradition of organic growing and local sourcing.

#beauty-concept, #berkeley-calif, #california, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #earth-tu-face-inc, #marin-county-calif, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #skin, #vintners-daughter, #waters-alice

The Home Office That Turned Into a Salon and Spa: 2020’s Beauty Products

The year home became not just an office, but a salon and spa.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #nails-body-part, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin, #two-thousand-twenty

Makeup Without the Markup

With her latest venture, the Bliss founder Marcia Kilgore is selling high-end beauty products at prices closer to what the factories charge. Will consumers want a slice of Beauty Pie?

#beauty-pie-ltd, #bliss-spa, #content-type-service, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #entrepreneurship, #kilgore-marcia, #shopping-and-retail, #social-media, #start-ups

Time to Break Out the Lipstick

At the end of a socially distanced year, simply having the excuse to put on some makeup, like lip color, feels like a cause for celebration.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #parties-social

Work-From-Home Scheme Targeting Latinas Netted $7 Million, U.S. Says

A federal lawsuit says that Moda Latina BZ, a Los Angeles County company, deceived consumers into thinking they could make up to $500 a week selling perfume, makeup and other items.

#advertising-and-marketing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #counterfeit-merchandise, #federal-trade-commission, #hispanic-americans, #los-angeles-calif, #perfumes-and-fragrances, #spanish-language, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #telemarketing

Alicia Keys Figures Out Her Skin

The singer-songwriter talks about finding her rituals (and learning how to deal with carbs).

#content-type-personal-profile, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #keys-soulcare-elf-cosmetics-inc, #keys-alicia, #meditation, #music, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin