Beauty

The Perks of Shaving Your Face

Once you shave your face, it “will grow back 10x thicker!” according to many misguided older adults (including my mother). This claim has been disproven countless times by various healthcare and beauty professionals. I decided to give it a try last year, and I couldn’t be happier with the results.

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Get Skincare and Makeup in One with Drunk Elephant

Drunk Elephant has launched a new product, O-Bloos Rosi Drops, now available for $36 at Sephora. Drunk Elephant, known for its skincare serums, face washes, and exfoliants, created this product as a peachy-pink blush that also functions as a serum.

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Switch Up Your Sunscreen!

As someone with dark skin, I didn’t even think I could get sunburns. A couple of years ago, after a few days at the beach, I was proven horribly wrong. The embarrassing part: I had sunscreen in my bag the entire time! In the past, I always had access to sunscreen. I was hesitant to use it because of the strange white film that it left on my skin.

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Simple Yet Stunning: Meet Kosas LipFuel

I love on-the-go makeup products, mascaras and lip balms that I can easily apply in my car or a restaurant bathroom to quickly refresh my look. In summer weather, it is particularly useful to have products that are light, natural, and do not melt in the heat. I recently discovered Kosas LipFuel, which is a tinted lip balm product.

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Kylie Cosmetics Teases New Lip Products

Kylie Jenner’s makeup company, Kylie Cosmetics, rose to popularity in 2015 with the launch of Kylie Lip Kits, a liquid lipstick and lip liner set. Six years later, the company has reached 25 million followers on Instagram.

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Skunk Stripes Make a Comeback

TikTok has given a resurgence to the popular mid-2000s skunk stripe hair coloring. Rather than evenly blending hair dye, or distributing it evenly throughout the hair, the skunk stripe isolates a section of hair and uses a bright color to make it heavily contrast.

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Glossier’s New Ultralip is Three Lip Products in One

Glossier has launched an all-new lip product, Ultralip, which aims to combine the “moisture of a balm, sheen of a gloss, and color of a lip tint” in one tube, according to their website. After ‘good 4 u’ singer Olivia Rodrigo debuted the shade “Ember” in her Vogue Beauty Secrets video, I decided I should try this product.

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The Ultimate Summer Lip Gloss: Tower 28 Beauty

As someone who struggles with dry, acne-prone skin, I have spent hours perusing Sephora’s website for the perfect lip gloss — one that is long-lasting but also moisturizing, and shiny without being sticky. I recently decided to order Tower 28’s ShineOn Jelly Lip Gloss because, as a college student, I was not willing to carve out $30+ dollars on a luxury brand. I expected to receive an average clear lip gloss, and instead found my all-time favorite makeup product.

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Florida high school edits student’s yearbook photo, deeming it “inappropriate”

A Florida high school is facing criticism for enforcing an unfair dress code when editing a girl’s yearbook photo. Many female students had parts of their chests altered in edited photos to make their outfits cover more skin. The edited pictures made the girls appear warped and “deformed” said Adrian Bartlett, a parent of one of the students to CBS News.

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A-Rod behind new concealer stick for men

Alex Rodriguez’s latest business venture is providing skin care to a group that is underserved when it comes to cosmetics: Men.

The former baseball player has put his name behind a new makeup line in collaboration with men’s wellness site, Hims. The product “Blur Stick” is described as a “sleek, effective concealer stick specially formulated for men.” The Blur Stick will be added to the Hims line, joining other skincare products such as moisturizers, supplements and serums.

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Which SPF is right for you?

Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is a critical step in your skin care routine and instrumental in keeping a healthy and glowing complexation that looks flawless now and for years to come. However, for something that is recommended to be worn every single day, many of them aren’t comfortable to wear layered with makeup or aren’t sufficiently protective.

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“Skinimalism” is Changing the Makeup Game

As the saying goes, “All good things come to those who wait.” This especially goes for the trending “skinimalism” movement. This beauty trend is putting more of an emphasis on skincare and minimal makeup and less of an emphasis on heavy makeup products.

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