Beauty

Beauty

New York City Bans Discrimination Against Black Hairstyles

New guidelines recognize that harassing, threatening, or professionally punishing people because of their hair texture or style is racial discrimination.
Zing Tsjeng
4 days ago
Compact Report

Missy Elliott Inspired Me to Ditch My Naked Palette

Growing up, 21-year-old Abigail Cherubin felt like she had to pare back her makeup to fit in. But bold makeup helps her reject the stereotypes society places on Black women—even if sometimes it looks like she's crying glitter.
Abigail Cherubin
1.24.19
this is fine

Molly Ringwald on How DIY Nail Art Helps Her Empty Out Her Brain

"Nail art takes dexterity and focus, and when I'm doing it, I don't think about anything else. It's my form of weird meditation."
Molly Ringwald
1.14.19
Compact Report

Splurging On High-End Beauty Helps This Executive Feel She's Got Her Life Together

High-end beauty products help 25-year-old Natasha Mwansa feel confident in the workplace. Just don't ask her about the Laura Mercier powder she left in a Starbucks–unless you want her to cry.
Natasha Mwansa
1.8.19
cosmetic surgery

Woman Who Ran Illegal Butt Injection Clinic Charged With Manslaughter

After one of her clients died, 44-year-old Whalesca Castillo was arrested by NYPD officers early Wednesday morning on suspicion of illegally administering silicone butt injections.
Sirin Kale
1.3.19
Fashion

Ariana Grande Increased Searches for Big-Ass Hoodies by 130 Percent in 2018

Finally, our favorite cozy look was liberated from hungover Sundays and considered high fashion.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.19.18
Compact Report

Inside the Makeup Bag of a Teenager Who Splurges at Sephora When She's Sad

Compact Report is a beauty diary series looking inside people's makeup bags (and budgets). This week, a 19-year-old student talks Glossier hype, her onetime aspiration to be an Insta baddie, and her love of turquoise eyeliner.
Fabliha Anbar
12.17.18
Fashion

What the List of Highest Paid Models Says About Racism in Fashion

Forbes released its list of the highest paid models in fashion and nearly all of them were white, cis, thin women. We talked to Fashionista's Tyler McCall to understand why.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
12.14.18
Minimalism

I Made My Own Makeup Out of Beets and Charcoal

Easy DIY makeup with the added benefit of smelling like Christmas.
Clara Krohn
11.29.18
Photos

Evocative Portraits Exploring Black Femmes' Relationship with Hair

In the new photography show "Plaits, Princesses + Pink Moisturizer," Black women and nonbinary people from the UK talk about how their hair influences their identity and everyday lives.
Zing Tsjeng
11.7.18
uk

I Went Plastic-Free for My Beauty Routine. Here's What Happened

The cosmetics industry is one of the biggest plastic polluters globally. But what happens when a beauty junkie like me tried to swerve plastic for a whole week?
Sirin Kale
11.6.18
Life

These Intimate Portraits Examine How Hair Connects to Gender Identity

After chopping her hair off in college, this Indian-British writer turned to her friends to understand how hair can feel closely tied to who we are.
Sharan Dhaliwal
10.25.18
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