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

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

True or False: Trendy Face Mists Are Worth the Money

What you didn’t know a mist could do.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #facial-mists, #skin

Ashley Graham Talks Breastfeeding, Postpartum Hair Loss and Her Best Beauty Hack

How the supermodel is adjusting to a new normal beauty routine.

#breastfeeding, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #exercise, #graham-ashley-1987, #hair, #skin, #weight

The Elimination Diet for Skin

For years, “skinfluencers” embraced K-beauty’s famed 10-step routines. Now experts are advocating the complete opposite.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #skin, #social-media

The F.D.A. Wanted to Ban Some Hair Straighteners. It Never Happened.

In 2016, agency scientists deemed hair straighteners containing formaldehyde to be unsafe, according to newly obtained emails.

#beauty-salons, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #environmental-working-group, #food-and-drug-administration, #formaldehyde, #freedom-of-information-act, #hair, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #recalls-and-bans-of-products, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

Coronavirus Vaccine Makers Are Not Mass-Slaughtering Sharks

Some coronavirus vaccines rely on a shark-based product, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get immunized.

#conservation-of-resources, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #glaxosmithkline-plc, #sharks, #vaccination-and-immunization

Lillian Brown, Makeup Artist to Nine Presidents, Dies at 106

She did more than powder noses; she advised on diction and apparel and helped commanders in chief put their best selves forward for television.

#brown-lillian-1914-2020, #cbs-news, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #deaths-obituaries, #news-and-news-media, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #television

How Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Has Perfected Zoom Lighting

The supermodel turned musician, and the former first lady of France, says that lighting is more important than makeup.

#bruni-sarkozy-carla, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #hair, #music, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #skin

The Content Creator Who Can Make or Break Your Skin Care Brand

The Gen Z whisperer Hyram Yarbro is not like beauty influencers of the past.

#advertising-and-marketing, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #generation-z, #skin, #skincare-by-yarbro, #social-media, #yarbro-hyram

How Do You Open an Interactive Museum in a Pandemic? Very Carefully

Curators of the new Makeup Museum had to completely rethink their first exhibition.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #makeup-museum-manhattan-ny, #museums

You’re Beginning to Look Dull

How to get a healthy glow even if you’ve barely laid eyes on the sun all summer.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #dubroff-pati, #face, #frank-paul-jarrod, #skin, #sturm-barbara, #ta-patrick, #vargas-joanna

What It Means to Be a Gen Z Beauty Brand Today

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.

#beauty-concept, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #e-l-f-cosmetics, #generation-z, #glossier, #mac-cosmetics, #millennial-generation, #morphe, #skin, #social-media, #women-and-girls

Are Accessible Cosmetics the Final Frontier in Makeup Inclusivity?

Makeup companies are creating products that are easier to open and apply, especially for people living with A.L.S., Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, arthritis and other disabilities.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #disabilities

Four Restorative Facials to Try at Home

The products, tools and tips from the professionals that you need to be your own facialist.

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

YouTube Takes Shane Dawson’s Ads Away

Beauty YouTube as we knew it may be over as two major influencers face the next generation.

#cosmetics-and-toiletries, #dawson-shane-1988, #jeffree-star-1985, #smith-jada-pinkett, #social-media, #youtube-com

How to Shape Your Eyebrows at Home

A guide to trimming, tweezing and touching up your arches on your own, with some creative direction from the experts.

#beautycounter, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #eyebrows, #glossier

Maskne Is the New Acne, and Here’s What Is Causing It

Yes, it’s a real thing.

#acne, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #masks, #skin, #sweating, #your-feed-selfcare

Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up African-American Beauty Products

The policy had been the subject of a racial discrimination lawsuit that was dropped last year, but the practice had come under renewed scrutiny.

#allred-gloria, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #corporate-social-responsibility, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #discrimination, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #grundy-essie, #race-and-ethnicity, #shoplifting-and-employee-theft-retail, #shopping-and-retail, #walmart-stores-inc

Sephora Signs ‘15 Percent Pledge’ to Carry More Black-Owned Brands

A movement spearheaded by a black creative director in Brooklyn is urging major retailers to commit to devoting a set amount of their shelf space to black-owned businesses.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #james-aurora, #sephora, #shopping-and-retail

Teyana Taylor Keeps Her Skin Care Natural and Her Brows Defined

The singer and dancer loves her skin. Here’s why.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cosmetics-and-toiletries, #skin, #taylor-teyana-1990