Beauty

Welcome to “Out of Office,” ELLE.com’s weekly roundup of essentials for the perfect Summer Friday, day-off, or personal day of hooky. You’re officially OOO. It’s summer, a.k.a. pool party season. A successful day at the pool requires a few thing: a good sunblock, a powerful moisturizer, and a nice tan. We’ve rounded up a few
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Bianca Balti always looks like she’s on vacation. The 34-year-old Italian model and longtime face of Dolce & Gabbana (14 years!) is constantly on the beach—showing off swimwear, surfing with her daughter, enjoying a sunset—so if anyone’s an expert in travel beauty, it’s her. I recently caught up with Balti to celebrate the launch of
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Getty ImagesAstrid Stawiarz According to a recent poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, 65 percent of Americans know that a good night’s rest is crucial to being productive and feeling well. And yet only 10 percent of us make it a priority. As with diet and fitness routines, it’s all too easy to slack
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When it comes to playfully and subtly throwing shade, Rihanna is no amateur. Who could forget when she gifted the Twitterverse with her classic line, “Good luck with bookin that stage u speak of”? One of her most memorable comebacks comes from 2011: “Cuz I’m Black.” It just so happens to be the shade name
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We at ELLE.com love a weird Instagram pose, and the latest one populating on our feeds is giving everyone a headache. Well, it’s making everyone deliberately look like they have a headache. And it’s damn flattering. “Migraine Pose,” coined by makeup artist Nam Vo, involves posing with one or two hands pulling your face up
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We at ELLE.com love a weird Instagram pose, and the latest one populating on our feeds is giving everyone a headache. Well, it’s making everyone deliberately look like they have a headache. And it’s damn flattering. “Migraine Pose,” coined by makeup artist Nam Vo, involves posing with one or two hands pulling your face up
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Jun 26, 2018 Courtesy You want to beat acne the natural way? Of course you do and we’re here to help. “Natural products that help combat oiliness and even out your skins pH without clogging your pores are essential,” explains New York City based dermatologist Shereene Idriss. We picked Idriss’ brain to find out what
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Confession: Before reporting this story, I’d never used a period- tracker app. I’m not trying to conceive, the Pill makes my cycle mind-bogglingly regular, and there’s something that turns me off about the idea that every bad mood or craving I log could be linked to my reproductive biology—a product of my hormones, rather than
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It’s the summer of Rihanna, so it seems. After launching Fenty’s “Beach Please” collection in May and starring in June blockbluster Ocean’s 8, Rihanna announced via Instagram that another Fenty Beauty launch is set to drop July 6. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below As for this collection, it’s all about the eyes. At the core
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Sensitive skin? Pregnant? Just want to be one with nature? If you can check any of these boxes, natural face wash is definitely for you. “Ideal for those who are struggling to find the right skincare products that are free from chemicals, preservatives, and fragrances, natural face wash can be a great alternative,” explains New
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A drag queen’s look isn’t complete without a killer wig. Whether they are performing in front of a huge theater audience or vogueing in a crowded underground basement club, the dramatic wigs make the looks that inspire us all to stop, stare, and smile for all the right reasons. “I believe wigs will always be
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In the wake of Trump’s zero tolerance policy against migrant families, the U.S. government reported Friday that nearly 2,000 migrant children—who are reportedly being held in cages at government facilities—were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31 of this year. Citizens, celebrities, and First Ladies alike have all
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I pride myself on taking really good care of my skin, and I usually get compliments on how well the texture of it looks and feels. However, this past spring, meteorite-like clusters of acne spread like wildfire on my back. What’s worse: It all started spiraling just weeks before the start of summer a.k.a. the
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In the beauty world, a great red lipsitick is equivalent to the perfect LBD. A swipe (or two) of the bold hue can give you more confidence, pull your look together, and entice a few DMs. However, like fashion, cosmetics aren’t one-size-fits all, especially for women of color. Thankfully, the industry is steering more towards
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Of all the beauty aisles in a store, the face wash one may just be the most confusing: How do you know which ingredients will work for your skin? What percentage should they be? Should it be foam? Gel? Both? But that’s where a good dermatologist comes in. We tapped a couple doctors from Wexler
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Dying your own hair is the sort of situation that could go wrong in one million different ways. But with some help from trusted professionals the DIY-ness of it all can be significantly easier. That’s why we tapped color gurus Moiz Alladina, who counts Tilda Swinton and Gigi Hadid as clients; Rita Hazan, the wiz
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Rosé is no longer just a drink, it’s a lifestyle. Take one look at Instagram and you’ll see how the sunny blush beverage—and the its sparkling rose-gold tone has taken over the world. Instagrammers have their own wine labels and dudes in Silicon Valley have fallen in love with “Bros’ Gold.” So, why not talk
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