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Beauty Tourism Is a Quietly Flourishing Global Industry
From rhinoplasty and liposuction to Botox and veneers, the burgeoning beauty tourism industry is developing as quickly as breasts in the operating room.
Are Fashion Brands Pivoting to Focus on Cosmetics Over Fragrance?
Social media, among other factors, is driving a transformation in how designer labels approach the beauty category.
How Adir Abergel Became One of the Most Prolific Hollywood Hairstylists of Our Time
It began with stints as an amateur colorist at the age of 10 and as a hairdresser's assistant at 15.
How Jackie Aina Went From Army Reservist to Beauty Influencer Phenomenon and Activist
"No matter how hard it is, or how annoyed I am at the trolls, I just have to keep going, because this is bigger than me."
How Charlotte Tilbury Channeled an Early Love of Mascara Into a Decades-Long Career in Makeup
"I remember thinking makeup could transform my life."
Beauty Brands Are Finding Innovative Ways to Reduce Packaging Waste
The cosmetics industry is beginning to examine its environmental impact — and enact real change.
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Panacea, a Gender-Neutral, K-Beauty-Inspired Brand, Wants to Change Your Approach To Skin Care
"We want to break down the stigma that beauty is confined to a specific group of people."
How Olympic Bobsledder Aja Evans Approaches Her Beauty Routine
Those winter sports can wreak havoc on your skin.
How Chriselle Lim Turned a Beauty Blog and YouTube Channel Into a Massive Influencer Success Story
"My mom thought I was crazy; she didn't really understand why I wanted to quit my salaried job to pursue my not-paying YouTube channel. It sounded absurd."
What Backstage Beauty Prep is Really Like for Models of Color in 2017
The runways are becoming more diverse, but are hair and makeup keeping up?
Are Alternative Modeling Agencies Really Helping to Create a More Diverse Fashion Industry?
Burgeoning agencies are reclaiming individuality in an industry that too often promotes a singular and subjective notion of what it means to be "beautiful," but are more agencies that section models off othering our individuality in their attempt to promote it?
Why The Halal Cosmetics Industry Has Staying Power
It's so much more than just a beauty trend.