Month: October 2020

It’s the most beautiful time of the year—again. Yes, December is within arms reach, but we’re talking about Sephora’s Holiday Savings event. Starting today, Friday, October 30, Beauty Insiders will gain early access to Sephora’s holiday deals both in-store and online. The holiday sale discount varies depending on which of the three Beauty Insider tiers
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I often joke that this year, I work in a field called called “gynechiatry”—a mix of gynecology and psychiatry. It’s normal for patients to share intimate, often anxiety-provoking parts of their lives with their OB-GYNs, including details they don’t even tell their closest friends and family members. Yet I’ve never had as many patients cry
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and ELLE Editor-in-Chief Nina Garcia has partnered with AiRS (Alliance in Reconstructive Surgery) Foundation to speak about her own experience. Garcia, who underwent a preventative double mastectomy last year, serves as an ambassador for the non-profit. Founded by Janet Denlinger, Morgan Hare, and Dr. Rod Rohrich, the organization financially
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The to-do list? Long. Organization game? Strong. But, Queen Naija gets things done. On today’s Waking Up With, the “Medicine” singer takes us through her jam-packed morning. It starts with daily devotionals and a quick skincare routine. Her product lineup comes from Black-owned businesses including Ancient Cosmetics, The Glow Collection, and Fenty Beauty. From there,
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Chris PizzelloShutterstock At the 2017 Emmy Awards, we made history. Donald Glover—who directs, writes, and stars in the dramedy Atlanta—and Lena Waithe—the writer behind Master of None and The Chi—became the first Black creatives to win in their respective categories. Moments earlier on the red carpet, Issa Rae—the mastermind behind HBO series Insecure—foreshadowed the historic
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Michelle Pfeiffer knows we’re conducting most of our business from our beds. When we hop on a Zoom call to discuss new products from her personal care brand Henry Rose, she casually comments on my WFH set-up. It’s an atmosphere Pfeiffer says has become all too familiar to her. “That’s probably where I conduct most
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There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to skincare. Finding a regimen that works for you is like a puzzle, and all of the ingredients you use should fit together for the best results. That’s why it’s so important to personalize your skincare routine. But where do you even start? To get
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I’m the daughter of Trinidadian immigrants to Canada—a Black woman of East Indian and African heritage, like Kamala Harris. Like the Democratic vice presidential candidate, I also went to high school in Montreal. And like her, my husband is white. With these similarities, I’ve wondered what Kamala Harris family gatherings look like. They have to
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Ever wish you could just copy/paste the virtual carts of the experts who really know what they’re doing when it comes to shopping for beauty products? Well, we leaned into that nosiness and started a series dedicated to the shopping lists of some of the country’s top beauty experts. This week, a stylist shows us
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If you were met with an abrupt “Sold out” while trying to restock your favorite scented candle this year, you weren’t alone. Home fragrances thrived in 2020, and one reason may be their subconscious effects. Aromatherapy­—fragrance’s ability to passively modulate emotions—has never felt more necessary. The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell
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Nineties makeup is glam. Nineties makeup is a vibe. Nineties makeup is IT. If you’re looking for some beauty inspiration, it’s best to look back at the greats. The Naomi Campbell. The Aliyah. The Janet Jackson. From runways to music videos, these women used beauty to transform the pop culture area. “In the ’90s, women
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Blackpink’s signature slogan “in your area” always symbolized the K-pop group’s rapid global domination. But the supergroup is about to take over your makeup bag as well—at least, one of them is. Today, Mac Cosmetics makes history by appointing its first-ever K-pop idol, Blackpink’s Lisa (Lalisa Manobal), as the new global brand ambassador. When she’s
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This is not a drill: Fenty Beauty—yes, the Fenty Beauty owned by our queen, Rihanna—is having a huge sale on a bunch of makeup. Now through October 19, you can score 25 percent off the brand’s bestselling foundation, mascara, eyeliner, and more during its friends and family sale, plus receive an extra 10 percent off
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As someone who readily admits to prioritizing skincare above many (okay, fine, most) things in my life right now, it’s no surprise that I’m constantly on the hunt for the latest and greatest formulations. And, like other skincare enthusiasts, I’m currently obsessed with serums. Facial serums, in all of their endlessly niche iterations, are their
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Lancome, dior, charlotte tilbury ‘Tis the season for beauty gifts and nothing is more exciting than an advent calendar. As we count down to Christmas, what better way to celebrate than with new products every single day? From luxurious skincare to affordable makeup favorites, brands like Barbara Sturm, Sephora, Essie, and YSL Beauty are offering
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Prime Day is here! For the next two days, you can score incredible deals on all the best fashion, beauty products, and home goods that Amazon has to offer. If you’ve gone through your entire stash of skincare and haircare products during quarantine, this yearly sale couldn’t come at a better time. Prime Day deals
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