Once upon a time, I didn’t care for fancy facials. Cleansing and moisturizing was all I needed to keep acne at bay. Then, the stress of work assignments, planning my future, boyfriend and friend drama, and lack of sleep began to manifest little by little on my once-clear skin. Now, I’m at a spa almost
So far we already spotted this fall’s it-accessory (Dior’s bucket hat), it-dress (courtesy of Saint Laurent), and it-bag (Jacquemus’ barely-there finger bags). It’s safe to say Paris Fashion Week is pulling out all the sartorial stops and we’re only two days in. Click through for ELLE.com’s favorite looks, and make sure to check back as
Mom jeans are tough. Do they flatter your butt like a Fashionova fit? Absolutely not. But do they make you feel strangely accomplished and put together? Somehow, yes! The high-waist, straight-leg, loose-crotch silhouette is my jam, and I’m not afraid to admit it. And now Everlane is getting in the game. Courtesy The 90’s Cheeky
Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tisse Vendome Chanel nordstrom.com $62.00 Chanel’s palette is versatile, letting you create a dramatic smoky eye or just go for a subtle shimmer. A bit of ivory in the inner corner of your eyes will sparkle, while the orange will also make your blue eyes look even bluer.
Gone are the days of handbags that require a five-finger grip. This fall, it’s all about pinching, because Simon Porte’s minuscule Jacquemus Le Chiquito somehow got even smaller. At Paris Fashion Week, Porte presented Jacquemus’s autumn/winter collection, titled La Collectionneuse, filled with a relaxed blazers loosely-buttoned, breezy summer dresses in varying lengths, chunky high-neck turtlenecks,
Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer maybelline.com It’s already shaping up to be the year of clear, radiant skin. Beauty trends are leaning away from intense eye makeup and toward a glowy, glassy, glossy canvas. When it comes to achieving a luminous complexion, skipping concealer is a big no-no—especially in some specific instances.
Feb 25, 2019 You know that what you wash your face with can completely make or break your complexion. That’s because your cleanser can determine how naturally glowy and hydrated your skin is, how often you breakout, plus how your skin reacts to every product you apply next. Skincare experts say it’s surprisingly common to
Sia is perky. “Hi sweetie,” she says over the phone. She wants to know how my day is going, which is a bit embarrassing because the highlight was that I ate McDonald’s. But the Golden Arches aren’t beneath the famed singer/songwriter (and now shoe designer, which we’ll get to in a minute). She wants to
Dress with turtleneck, $9,500, sunglasses, $1,085, all, Gucci. Earrings, necklace, all, De Beers. SEBASTIAN MADER Dress, hat, $550, both, Celine by Hedi Slimane. Hoop earring, Messika Paris, $11,600 (for pair). SEBASTIAN MADER Coat, Yves Salomon, $15,370. Turtleneck, Loro Piana, $975. Earring, necklace, bracelet, rings, $1,850–$9,700 each,all,Bulgari. Handbag, Bottega Veneta,$2,650. SEBASTIAN MADER Pump, Jimmy Choo, $795.
Just days after the news of Karl Lagerfeld’s passing Veronica Webb, model, actress, and the first African-American woman to land a major cosmetics contract, reflects on meeting the legendary designer at the beginning of her career. Here she tells ELLE.com about traveling around the world with the Lagerfeld and the generosity and creative brilliance that
Milan Fashion Week is officially underway and the must-have accessories of the season are already making themselves known: Oversized retro-shaped sunglasses, trapper hats, all the gold jewelry—and even a spiked collar or two. Click through to see all of the accessories you’ll want to start saving up for now.
Backseat Facebeat /bak •sēt/ fās•bēt VERB; the act of applying your makeup, flawlessly, in the back of moving vehicle. In a hurry but still want to look bomb? Don’t worry, we got you. Meet Backseat Facebeat, ELLE.com’s new beauty series where a celebrity makeup artist (or celebrity!) creates the ultimate Backseat Facebeat while in the
When I vocalized to the ELLE.com office that I was struggling with pain from grinding my teeth while I sleep—and thinking about getting botox in my jawline—my coworkers Ariana, Kat, and Madi immediately vocalized that they also suffer from jaw pain from unintentional grinding. “What is wrong with you people?” asked Nikki, our style director.
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Tip #5 Don’t use concealer as a primer If you want to avoid that dreaded creasing on your eyeshadow throughout the day, Parsons advises against using concealer on the eyes as a base. “Forget about the primer, forget about the concealer. Just start with a waterproof shadow stick, blend it out with a brush so
A quick trip from downtown Los Angeles, the laid-back surfers’ paradise of Playa Del Rey is an optimal testing ground for mixing graphic swimwear with retro-cool American classics. Tank, $590,wet suit,$1,950, harness, all, Calvin Klein 205W39NYC. Watch, Rolex TERENCE CONNORS Bikini, Sundek, $99. Totebag, Dior. Hoop earrings, Roberto Coin, $1,950. TERENCE CONNORS Bikini, Etro, $842.
Getty ImagesJohn van Hasselt – Corbis Karl Lagerfeld, the prodigious designer behind Chanel and Fendi, opens up about whose body he’d like to have, his greatest indulgence, what he really thinks about fashion, and much more. Other than yourself, who is your favorite designer? Difficult to give just one name. Miuccia, Nicolas, Stefano, Riccardo, Alber,
It’s never too early to start thinking about your spring sandals game. While it may be 22 degrees outside, the second it hits above 50, you know you’re going to want to be ready to sport those new strappy heels with pride. Thanks to the bitter cold and a daily routine of stuffing our lower
It may seem like barrettes are going to be passing fad of the street style set, but according to London Fashion Week they’ll be here for the rest of the year. As will statement earrings in the shape of butterflies, mega chain necklaces, and cowhide berets. Read on for more the best accessories from London’s
Getty ImagesEdward Berthelot Last August, an 11-year-old Louisiana student was the subject of discrimination for wearing a braided extension hairstyle to school, a hairstyle that apparently went against the school’s “natural hair only” policy. Before that, another teen from Florida was told her afro was “extreme and faddish and out of control,” and a high
Getty Imagesgotpap/Bauer-Griffin Kim Kardashian is never hesitant to make a statement with bold sheer and strappy looks, but the gown she wore to the Hollywood Beauty Awards last night just took things to the next level. She attended the event wearing this vintage Thierry Mugler gown featuring a form fit, thigh slit, and cutouts all
So, you’re over getting a typical Swedish massage. Maybe the pressure isn’t intense enough, or you’re looking for a more holistic approach to massage, or you’re just bored of the same old thing. Enter Ayurvedic massage, a treatment based on Ayurveda, a system of alternative medicine developed in India nearly 3,000 years ago. According to
Getty ImagesDarren Gerrish “I have been thinking about what women want,” said Victoria Beckham to her show audience today. She meant what they want to BUY, of course, but when her front row stars were her own dying-to-be-them family, well…the mind can wander. Getty ImagesGareth Cattermole/BFC It goes to Brooklyn Beckham, 19, who sported art-school
Getty ImagesEamonn M. McCormack The most extensive collection of the House of Christian Dior ever compiled has been made accessible to the public by way of a stunning new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” exhibition showcases some of Christian Dior’s most iconic looks from 1947 to today,
Shake & Shot Rubber Masks Dr. Jart+ sephora.com $12.00 While my dreams of being a mixologist have subsided, Dr. Jart ‘s Shake & Shot DIY mask kit allows me to live in my fantasy world for a few minutes. With just a shake of the faux soda can, you can whip up the perfect cocktail for your skin.
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On Valentine’s Day you likely saw roses everywhere, being carried to girlfriends, wives, husbands, boothangs and loved ones across your city. But, the power of a rose can last a lot longer than a February 14th bouquet, and we’re not talking about hanging a few flowers upside down on your wall to dry. Instead, we