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Doula-Founded Natural Beauty Brands Are Becoming Increasingly Trendy
Birth and beauty have a lot in common.
Indie Perfume Brand DedCool Is Rebelling Against the Old-School Rules of Fragrance
It's vegan, genderless and sustainably-minded.
Tata Harper Protégé Launches 'Clean' CBD Skin Care
It turned me into a "CBD person."
2019: The Year in (Oh, So Many) Celebrity Beauty Launches
Old-school endorsement deals don't seem to satisfy celebs anymore.
Hey, Quick Question: Is It Rude to Gift Wrinkle Cream for the Holidays?
This holiday season, tell your mother her neck sags.
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It's Time to Rethink the 'Trend' of Burning Sage on Instagram
Indigenous people share their thoughts on why cultural appropriation and overharvesting more than cancel out the good vibes.
'Acne Neutrality' May Be a Better Confidence-Boosting Benchmark Than 'Acne Positivity'
But can we ever stop caring what our skin looks like?
Can Any Retinol-Based Skin-Care Product Really Be Considered 'Clean'?
Natural beauty brands and retailers can't seem to agree on whether the ultra-popular anti-ager is safe.
Why the Beauty- and Wellness-Obsessed Are Turning to the Age-Old Practice of Herbalism
It's trending, although we wouldn't necessarily call it a "trend."
The Next Generation of Wellness Brands Is Using DNA to Create Hyper-Customized Supplements
This is as personalized as it gets.
Injectables Trends Are Surprisingly Different, Depending Which Coast You're On
What separates New York from Los Angeles? About 3,000 miles and a half syringe of Juvéderm, it seems.
People Are Now Getting Injectables and Fillers as Forms of 'Self-Care'
But just how responsible is that classification?
The Dangers of Using Injectables Like Botox for Off-Label Purposes
Welcome to the wild, wild West of aesthetics.
The Real Benefits of Those Skin-Care Mini Fridges That Are so Trendy Right Now
Does anyone actually *need* one?
A Complete Guide to All the Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures People Are Getting for 'Instagram Face'
The thing about Instagram Face is that almost no one is born with it.
The Burgeoning Field of Psychodermatology Explores the Link Between Mental Health and Skin
If the mind can cause skin issues, can it heal them, too?
Kimora Lee Simmons Is Positioning Baby Phat as Chanel for a New Generation
As she relaunches the iconic brand after 20 years, the designer reflects on bringing a high-fashion and unapologetically female perspective to streetwear.
Reformation Launched a Line of Sustainable (and Sexy) Shoes
They aim to do for footwear what Reformation clothing did for womenswear: make sustainability sexy.
Buzzy Beauty Ingredient of the Moment: Polyhydroxy Acid
Everything you know about the skin-care superpowers of PHAs.
This Trendy Natural Beauty Ingredient Has a Major Counterfeiting Problem
Only 17% of the mānuka honey that makes it onto store shelves is authentic.
8 Common Fear-Mongering Natural Beauty Marketing Claims, Fact-Checked
An investigation of the alarmist misconceptions that clean beauty brands perpetuate most.
It May Be Time to Reconsider All That Glitter in Your Beauty Products
Particularly if you're concerned about your own skin health — or the environment. (Or both!)