Beauty

The Wire Nail Art Trend Makes “Getting Bent” a Good Thing

The brilliant nail artists at South Korean salon Unistella have innovated another awe-inspiring new talon trend: wire nails. You may remember Unistella’s techs made headlines in 2015 with glass nail designs and whipped up the bracelet manicure in 2016. However, founder Eun Kyung Park has really impressed us with this latest mesmerizing masterpiece. She utilizes tiny pieces of wire, sculpting...

Avoiding Melasma

Some women develop dark patches — melasma — on their faces when they’re pregnant or taking birth control pills. An increase in melanin, the substance that gives skin its color, is responsible for these dark patches. Melasma usually fades after delivery or when you stop taking the pill. Prevent pigment changes by wearing sunscreen at all times and avoiding the sun. Melasma can als...

Kick Dry Skin to the Curb

  Winters here and with it come the harsh winds of irritated skin. The routine of cold and dry outside and hot and dry inside is wreaking havoc on our precious skin. So, what’s a girl to do? Thankfully, a lot according to Dr. Doris Day, MD, FAAD, New York dermatologist and author of Forget the Facelift (Avery Books) and Dr. Loretta Ciraldo Miami dermatologist and author of Six Weeks to ...

The Cap That Can Help Prevent Hair Loss From Chemo Is Now Available

DigniCap, a new device promising to help cancer patients keep their hair during chemotherapy. The cap works by cooling down the patient’s scalp, which slows cell turnover in the hair follicles that chemo normally attacks. It also constricts blood vessels to limit the amount of chemo that reaches the area. It’s been seven months since we last reported on the innovation, and we finally h...

You Have to See This New Shu Uemura Korean Beauty Collab

The biggest influence on the beauty industry right now doesn’t come from the runways, the red carpet, or even (if you can believe it) social media. It’s coming from Seoul, South Korea, where the the beauty market is both overwhelmingly huge and highly innovative, with strong ties to the country’s K-pop music scene. And one of the coolest kids influencing the K-pop movement right ...

There’s a reason certain ingredients are hall-of-famers when it comes to skin care. The recipe for an effective anti-aging routine is sunscreen in the morning and retinol at night. Clay and charcoal are clutch at absorbing gunk and oil. And for straight-up hydration, there are three ingredients that—though they may not be particularly novel or sexy—are popping up in tons of new products beca...

5 Ways to Rehab Your Skin After a Crazy Night

We’ve got five ways to help your skin recover after a night of questionable decisions, like ordering a third martini. Drink up. “Down something with antioxidants (wine doesn’t count—coconut water does) because alcohol depletes skin of antioxidants in addition to dehydrating it,” says David Bank, a dermatologist in Mount Kisco, New York. Pile on antioxidants, too. Bring on moisturizers ...

This Is The Best Time Of The Day To Wash Your Face

According to science; you should probably wash your face twice a day: once in the morning and once at night. But if you have oily skin, it’s okay to wash your face only once a day. But what if (whether you have oily, regular, or dry skin) you’re lazy and you just always want to wash your face just once a day? When’s the best time of the day to do so? We reached out to two top der...