It’s no secret that Jasmine Tookes is the resident beauty junkie among the Victoria’s Secret Angels. Anytime we’ve asked other Angels for their beauty tips, her name always comes up. Romee Strijd calls Tookes an “expert” and asks her to do her makeup before events. Josephine Skriver says she learned to use baby oil after
There’s a reason that beauty experts swear by sticking to a skincare routine for at least a month, and recommend not introducing new ingredients and products prematurely like it’s NBD. Because healthy, young skin is on a 28-day cycle (meaning that’s typically how long it takes for skin cells to mature, move up, then slough
Central heating in the winter got your skin flaring up? You’re not alone—more than three million people suffer from inflammation and red itchy skin because of a number of factors including weather, stress, and genetics. If you have rash-like symptoms that appear on your arms, behind your knees, or on areas of skin exposed to
Scent is a powerful thing. The fragrance of apple pie can take you right back to your grandparents’ house on a Sunday, while the aroma of freshly ground coffee can have you bounding out of bed, ready to embrace the day. The science But what is it about scent that affects us on such an
Instagram’s explore page is a treasure trove of beauty inspiration. While scrolling today, this bedazzled updo on Vanessa Hong (@thehautepursuit) caught my attention. I hit the “save” button. Then, my editor Leah mentioned she saw the look in person while watching Chanel’s Metier d’arts Show and it was, indeed, a show stopper. The pristine twist!
Pink Lines We’re still in love with the negative nail trend, and it looks even sweeter in baby pink. Simply add a strip of thin tape horizontally, then paint over in your favorite lacquer. Wait until tacky, then remove the tape. Once the color is completely dry, finish the look with a clear top coat.
It’s your final chance! Maybe you won’t get to those pesky resolutions accomplished — who wants to eat healthy anyway? —but you can try a cool makeup trend before the year is up. Let Patrick Ta, who works with Emily Ratajkowski, Bella Hadid, Camila Cabello, advise you on five beauty looks to try right now.
Sasha Velour is the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season nine, founder of Velour: The Drag Magazine, and creator of “Nightgowns,” a riveting drag theater show (which ELLE.com got an inside look at in the video above). Here, the artist and entertainer writes about falling in love with makeup for the first time. I was
Instagram If the rise—and reign—of athleisure is any indication, gyms and workout studios have become places you actually get dressed for. There are more stylish workout clothes than ever (looking at you, Girlfriend Collective) and some people even opt to wear makeup while they’re training. Hair, however, has been more of an afterthought: Just throw
People Today, we got the first photos from Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s wedding—a multi-day, multi-event, multi-dress phenomenon. While everyone was talking about her 75-foot veil and Ralph Lauren wedding dress, I was over here zooming in on her wedding portrait like, “What’s that lipstick?” It was perfect: red, but not too red, a tint
“I love my wigs because I get to take them off at midnight, like Cinderella,” Jackie Aina jokes while applying a lace front she’s named “Naomi.” It’s just one of the hilarious tidbits she shares while going through her extensive morning routine for an episode of ELLE.com’s “Waking Up With” series. Aina is extra and
Wellness blogger and life coach Joanne Encarnacion will be the first to tell you that she wasn’t always the strong, confident woman that you see now. Five years ago, she was depressed, anxious, and filled with self-doubt. And then it hit her: How could she be a good role model for her two daughters if
Instagramemail@example.com Every woman knows how painful it is to accidentally smudge your eyeliner after finally perfecting your cat eye, spill droplets of coffee on a light t-shirt, and worst of them all, walk around with chipped nail polish. I’ve spent hundreds of dollars each month on gel manicures to avoid chipped nails but as a
Try as I might, I don’t wash my makeup brushes as frequently as I should. A dirty makeup brush, caked up with product build-up accumulated over the past week (or month, because honestly who has the time?!) would make any professional makeup artist squeal and hastens the demise of the healthy skin you’ve been hard
If you’ve ever dreamed of velvety soft skin, exfoliators are here to help. Exfoliation, or the act of removing the dead skin cells from the outermost surface of the skin, can be achieved two ways: You can exfoliate by physically scrubbing away the dead skin cells with facial brushes, microdermabrasion, washcloths, and grain-based scrubs. You
Natural deodorant is a niche item—after all, the research isn’t definitive on whether aluminum, the active ingredient in many readily available antiperspirants, is actually harmful to our health. And since they’re often pricier than the ones you can throw into your cart at the drugstore, it’s a big ask to explore the category. Advertisement –
After losing her hair to a second cancer diagnosis eight years ago, Carolyn Keller founded EBeauty, a wig exchange program for women battling all forms of cancer. The premise of the organization is simple: A woman who has come to the end of her journey with cancer donates her wig to the organization, which then
One question has shooketh the human race since the first strand of hair popped up on Eve’s head: Should I get bangs? It’s a question every woman asks herself every few months and then ruminates on for weeks. Maybe you saw someone who looks nothing like you with bangs and loved them, sparking that lingering
Perfume may feel like it exists outside of the world—a crystal bottle sitting on some timeless mirrored vanity, an extra, fantastical gloss on top of our stressful, busy, ever-more-anxious and hyper-connected lives. But the truth is, fragrances are never created in a vacuum. Perfumers are always responding to the underlying moods undulating through the zeitgeist.
Quieting my mind has never been a talent I possess. During stressful periods of my life, I find myself tossing and turning. All. Night. Long. I’m sure I’m not the only millennial to say this: Falling asleep is hard, man. More and more of my conversations with friends and coworkers revolve around the endless pursuit
Super Smoky Eyes Samantha Deitch/BFA/REX/Shutterstock Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Think beyond black shadow for your go-to going-out look. Brown and gold are the simplest to pull off, but New York makeup artist Nick Barose, who works with Lupita Nyong’o, suggests purple, burgundy, or even blue for the more adventurous. The fastest way to go
For Getting Model-Off-Duty Hair Ouai Texturizing Hair Spray sephora.com $12.00 You can count on Jen Atkin—hair stylist to the Kardashians, Bella Hadid, and Chrissy Teigen—to create a product that gives you the effortless look celebs seem to have all the time. This spray, boosted with volcanic minerals, is made for all hair types and also
1 of 25 Hold On Tight The Sugar Pomades Burnt Sugar oyinhandmade.com $9.79 A long-lasting braided style starts at the installation. “When I braid I prefer water-based gels or pomades. Anything that provides strong hold and shine without getting heavily stiff,” says Guingui. This pomade’s waxy texture is perfect for braiding because it’ll keep hair sleek
There’s no red like a Chanel red. The color is significant to the fashion house’s founder, Gabrielle Chanel, who wore red lips as a signature beauty look and launched red lipstick in her first makeup collection back in 1924. Now, Chanel beauty and fragrance is paying homage to the color in a New York City
For the Person Who Does Their Makeup,Tweezes Hairs, and Pops Pimples While Standing Over The Bathroom Sink Kedsum Flexible Gooseneck Magnifying LED Lighted Makeup Mirror amazon.com $42.99 $21.99 (49% off) Rating: 4.1 stars, 609 reviews What people are saying: “The length of the gooseneck arm is the perfect length to span the counter from your vanity
There’s been a little bit of backlash toward hair being left down and undone,” says New York hair- stylist Harry Josh about the season’s styled-bun trend. “You show more intention and innovation when you put your hair up.” Bicoastal hairstylist Jennifer Yepez adds that an updo can lend an edgy or laid-back element to an
The actress and Wella brand ambassador spills her no-fail formulas for great skin, hair, and makeup. Morning Glory The first thing I do when I wake up is drink a bottle of Ito En Oi Ocha green tea, because I don’t have much energy. Then I go work out. Inside the Box I like to
Listen, I know you’re being inundated with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals right now, and I know you’ve probably already got your wish list (and second and third wish lists) full of beauty loot that you don’t really need but super want, but none of that matters right now. Because Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty
1 of 14 Courtesy Darker Hues A darker hue like cobalt blue or burgundy is perfect for the colder months. “It’s sophisticated and flatters all nail shapes and lengths,” says Truong. Design by @deborahlippman Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 14 Courtesy Winey Wine This burgundy pairs best with a glass of red wine
When you’re short on time, it can be tempting to just give up and throw your hair up in a struggle bun. If you’re headed to the gym or running a weekend errand, go for it. If you’re headed to work or an event that requires more effort, however, there are ways to look more