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Byredo Makeup Is Here & (As We Expected) It’s Stunning

Byredo Makeup Is Here & (As We Expected) It’s Stunning

The new collection, which is available exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue, includes everything from mascara to multiuse color sticks, all with a signature Byredo twist (think Cheeky shade names like Kumato and Sauce). "I founded Byredo almost 15 years ago, but about five years ago, I started to feel like makeup could be a strong…
Laverne Cox’s Makeup Artist Is Creating A Safe Space In Hollywood

Laverne Cox’s Makeup Artist Is Creating A Safe Space In Hollywood

Seven years later and Smith is now a two-time Emmy-nominated makeup artist who has worked on award-winning shows like Pose and an extensive roster of celebrities, including Cox, Angelica Ross, MJ Rodriguez, and Jill Scott. Soon, Smith found that her work took on a much greater purpose than the way her clients looked on the outside. In…
This 5-Minute Makeup Look Will Extend Your Summer Glow

This 5-Minute Makeup Look Will Extend Your Summer Glow

First, ditch the foundation for a spot concealer from Maybelline (for undereye circles and areas of discoloration), sweep on Physicians Formula's bronzer for a just-went-on-vacation glow (even if you've been home this whole time), a glittery champagne-y liquid eyeshadow from Pop Beauty to make your eyes the focal point (important when wearing a mask), and…
Gigi Hadid’s Makeup Artist Shares Her $8 Secret For Sun-Kissed Freckles

Gigi Hadid’s Makeup Artist Shares Her $8 Secret For Sun-Kissed Freckles

As a bonus, Parsons tells us that her novel lipstick-smattering trick is resistant to pesky mask transfer. "Since the models had to wear masks following application, we designed the look so that that freckles would not move," she tells us, adding that the end result looks totally natural. "Think about it, when you’re on vacation…
The Top Makeup & Mask Trends — According To Street Style

The Top Makeup & Mask Trends — According To Street Style

For an inside look at how the current COVID-19 pandemic has changed our approach to personal style, Refinery29 asked local photographers to document the beauty and fashion looks of real people in their respective cities. Through their lenses, we got an inside peek at the actual, unedited street style in Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, and New…
9 Cute Makeup Bags To Store Your Beauty Products At Home

9 Cute Makeup Bags To Store Your Beauty Products At Home

Even if we're all dressed up with nowhere to go, spending lots of time at home is no reason to not keep your daily makeup essentials all in one place. And if you're seeing the same beauty receptacle everyday, might as well make it a cute one, right?Here's where we come in. Even though we're…
8 Biodegradable Makeup Wipes For Clean, Conscious Skin

8 Biodegradable Makeup Wipes For Clean, Conscious Skin

Cleansing balms and oils can be a great alternative — just apply directly onto skin and rinse! — but if you're committed to the #wipelife, then fret not. Many brands nowadays are creating eco-friendly wipes fashioned from plant-based fibers or renewable materials, like bamboo. (Sadly, most premoistened wipes are still encased in plastic-based resealable pouches, but…

9 Female Makeup Artists You Should Be Following In 2020

For decades, the way we wore our makeup and the products we used were dictated by white men. The Eurocentric male gaze informed the look and feel of ad campaigns, beauty aisles, and Fashion Week backstages. Now, women are taking the lead and redefining the industry, one A-list celebrity client at a time.For International Women's…
How To Clean Your Makeup Sponge — Because It’s Time

How To Clean Your Makeup Sponge — Because It’s Time

“Makeup applicators collect everything off your skin — oil, dead skin cells, bacteria, and other debris — which is then transferred back to your skin (and your makeup products) if you don't clean the applicators," dermatologist Sejal Shah, MD, of SmarterSkin Dermatology, tells us. "This can potentially lead to acne, infections, or other skin issues.…
12 Quality Makeup Brush Sets That Are Actually Affordable

12 Quality Makeup Brush Sets That Are Actually Affordable

But in a rare case of procrastination paying off, it seems we've dodged a budget-denting bullet, because there are plenty of quality brushes to be had for just a few bucks a wand. Some feature bells and whistles (like silicone applicators, rose gold accents, and mermaid motifs), while others are a minimalist's dream, but every…

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