Coachella can be many things for many different people. A choose-your-own-adventure that could end in: A drug-fueled wild night, a nonstop dance party, or just a large congregation with others to worship our savior Beyoncé. But no matter which route you take, there is one universal factor of Coachella that unites all: the heat. So,
You (and your feet) know stilettos. AKA those high sexy heels that taper to a sharp point and are perfect for a night out on town and ideal for navigating cobblestone side streets? (Just kidding about that last part!) Now imagine the same pointed and fierce shape atop your nail beds. Meet the stiletto nails.
Beauty trends come and go, but we’ll never not want glowing skin and three-dimensional cheekbones. Get both with “hard-to-eff-it-up” highlighter, a badgal Rihanna pick, and the makeup equivalent of a ring light with ELLE.com’s favorite highlighters ahead. NARS The Multiple Stick in Orgasm “I feel like you can tell how old I am based on
Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel, 1992: Three-year-old Dakota Johnson is awakened in the night by her couple-of-the-moment parents, Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, returning home from a party—Griffith still in her brown fur coat, her hands icy cold. “She smelled like snow, her perfume, and cigarettes,” Dakota recalls now, wrapped in a fluffy white robe and cradling
It’s no secret Kerry Washington loves a radiant, fresh-faced makeup look and after working as the brand ambassador and creative consultant for Neutrogena since 2013, Washington has seemingly picked up a few makeup tricks of her own. Luckily for us, the Scandal actress is making her first foray into beauty collaborations with the inaugural Kerry
The “skin positivity” movement to normalize acne on social media is growing, and even more celebrity participants are hopping on the bandwagon. A couple weeks ago, Justin Bieber declared “pimples are in” on Instagram with a video of his breakout. Now, Riverdale star Lili Reinhart has followed suit with a zit selfie of her own.
Advertisement – Continue Reading Below I am on a never-ending quest to banish my blackheads. My oily, acne-prone, combination skin makes that difficult. Thus, I’m constantly trying any beauty gadget that promises to usher me into a life of invisible pores. I’ve tried steamers, pore “vacuums”, comedone extractors, and of course those classic pore strips.
THE EDITOR Beauty producer Chloe Hall THE LOVE Chanel Nail Polish, $28 SHOP NOW While recently visiting the National Portrait Gallery to see the Obamas’s world-changing portraits, I noticed Mrs. Obama was wearing purple nail polish in hers. Purple, the color of royalty, nobility, creativity, and wisdom, not only graces her nail beds in a
So you’re ready to dabble in crystals? Welcome, my child of the moon. Crystals have grown more popular thanks to the recent wellness boom, the good people of Los Angeles, Spencer Pratt, and our humanistic need to search for small bits of hope in dire times—but they actually stem from ancient practices and rituals. The
Courtesy of Inglot Cosmetics Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Jennifer Lopez is officially getting into the makeup business—and bronzer as we know it will never be the same. Though she’s been working with L’Oréal Paris for years (and she’s sold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of fragrances like Glow) Lopez just announced that she
Blame mermaid hair, unicorn lattes, the ubiquity of millennial pink, or maybe just the fact that we’re all ready for a kaleidoscopic blast of spring, but there’s something undeniably now about a pastel makeup palette—especially when punched up to primary-color intensity. From robin’s-egg-blue lids at Missoni to lilac liner flicks at Oscar de la Renta
T he Lone Star Hotel in Barbados is an ideal place to escape during a personal crisis. Quiet and breezy, with a giant veranda accented with plush couches, it’s a haven where no need goes unmet and no moment of serenity is interrupted. Most crucially, no one here is aware of the tale of Deciem,
Getty Images@KIARASKYNAILS + @FRUNKKAWAII The beauty industry has brought the world a number of wonderful things: Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty, K-beauty ten step routines, and nail art that belongs at MoMA. With it though, have come some crazy and rather questionable products, designs, and treatments. Things so wild, it only makes sense to challenge your decency
Diptyque Apr 4, 2018 When shopping for souvenirs while traveling, some people collect magnets. Others collect local Starbucks cups. Others search in vain for their unique name on keychain. If you’re particularly fancy, you opt for something a little more upscale like, say, a Diptyque candle only available in that city. If that sounds like
I live for doing my makeup, so when the good people at Walgreens asked me to create a lewk using only products sold in their stores, I was ready for my closeup. Walgreens has a massive assortment (those aisles are huge), so I knew I was in good hands. I love shopping there because you
You could say a dye job changed the course of Leighton Meester’s life. The natural blonde famously colored her hair brown during her Gossip Girl audition process to help the creators envision her as Blair Waldorf. Now, she’s forever remembered as one of the most iconic brunettes of TV history. 10 years after the show
1 of 5 Courtesy of Brands Stila Shimmer & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Freedom, $24 Imparts a glitter-free pearlescence to lids. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 5 Courtesy of Brands Dior Addict Lip Glow in Ultra-Pink, $34, A subtle flush that adjusts its tone according to skin pH. Advertisement – Continue Reading
More than chocolate, more than fries, more than sleeping in—facials are my favorite indulgence. While I have a soft spot for extractions, one of the most satisfying parts is when the esthetician takes a steamer to my face. It’s warming, comforting, gets me in a meditative state, and preps the face for the rest of
Getty ImagesSal Idriss + Redferns Of all the M.A.C collections to come in 2018, none are as highly-anticipated as the one inspired by music icon Aaliyah. Since it was first announced in August 2017, we’ve been eagerly waiting any and all details. Now, we finally have a launch date. Aaliyah for M.A.C is officially dropping
1 of 74 Demi Lovato The singer, whose super long hair has been a signature look, debuted a new chin-length bob cut by César Ramirez on March 31. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 74 Chrissy Teigen On the 2018 Grammys red carpet, the model debuted a brand new look. Her usually long, caramel
“Can you take a picture of me?” Those were the words heard most often—in elevators, on street corners, hanging off balconies, on Bourbon Street—at E.L.F.’s New Orleans BeautyScape, or what I’m calling E.L.F. presents Beauty Influencer School, an ultimate beauty getaway of panels, competition, and product trials. E.L.F. had gathered 2o of most promising micro-influencer
1 of 6 Courtesy Dr. Dennis Gross Pro Facial Steamer, $149; dermstore.com SHOP Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 2 of 6 Courtesy ORA Facial Steamer and Organic Mask Maker, $140; dermstore.com SHOP Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 of 6 Courtesy Panasonic Nano Facial Steamer, $100; neimanmarcus.com SHOP Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 4 of
Everything Meghan Markle touches turns to, well, not gold, but something I want, need, or must have right now. Call me royal-crazy, but every time she steps out in a sleek-as-hell coat or talks about her favorite de-puffing eye patches, I feel like I have to upgrade my life ASAP. So, I was pumped when
Something’s snapped. After the 2016 presidential election, women nationwide wanted to make a scene. We flooded streets in protest. We filled out ballots. Whispers gave way to battle cries. We didn’t do it for “attention.” We did it for progress. In “Fired Up,” ELLE.com explores women’s rage—and what comes next. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below