Month: June 2020

Calling all beauty lovers: Ulta’s summer sale is finally here. Now through July 4, the retailer is lowering the prices of popular skincare, makeup, and hot tools. It doesn’t matter if you want to treat yourself to a sheet mask, stock up on sunscreen, or invest in some Zoom-friendly makeup, this sale is bound to
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Ah, the restoring power of taking a bath. What was previously seen as a bubble-filled extravagance for special occasions is now a way of life in 2020. All of the stigmas that previously plagued the past time are no longer. Everyone has copious amounts of time at home to ponder the world from a fizzy-filled
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If you’ve ever struggled with restoring your edges, excessive shedding, or thinness, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the alleged miracle hair growth properties of castor oil. A quick search on YouTube yields dozens of positive testimonials that show brows restored to Cara Delevingne status and edges even Alicia Keys would envy. But is
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As the COVID-19 crisis continues and health care practitioners attempt to divert non-essential traffic to local hospitals and clinics, U.S. residents are finding themselves up against increased hardship when it comes to accessing medical care; and women are learning just how detrimental this can be to their health and wellbeing. Christie, a mother of two,
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Emily Ratajkowski—model, business woman, and famous brunette—is officially blonde. Understandable, when you’re stuck in quarantine and the face of Kérastase haircare. “I’m in LA. I’m in my bed, drinking coffee, waking up as my first morning as a blonde,” she told ELLE.com over the phone. “With quarantine, you’re staring at yourself in the mirror and
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I was born in Indiana, in a village so remote our closest neighbors grew popcorn. After my birth, in a snowstorm that closed interstates, my father rented a monster truck and drove across the fields to retrieve my mother and me from the hospital. I grew up one state over, in Ohio. Our town was
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If you want the most sumptuous and heavenly-scented products to touch your hair, Alikay Naturals has you covered. Alikay Graham-Campbell was just 22 when she started mixing ingredients together in her kitchen; as an avid shopper, she realized there weren’t a lot of products that addressed her hair concerns or used natural ingredients. Alikay Naturals’
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“I’m not going anywhere. I’m not even playing the lottery,” my father Jerry P. Jackson said to my startled ears. It was the beginning of social isolation in March and he was taking every precaution against Covid-19. He had stocked up on food and wasn’t leaving his house in the Lithonia suburbs of Atlanta. I
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