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A New 'Texture Certification Program' Seeks to Correct the Long History of Discrimination in Hair Salons
TreSemmé is investing in education as it works to upend the longstanding reality of hair-based bias and inequality in salons across the country.
In Black Hair Care, Innovation Does Not Exist Without History
On Madam C.J. Walker's legacy and the inherent community of Black hair care.
11 Cuticle Creams, Oils and Serums for That Post-Manicure Glow
There's no need to wait for your next salon visit to make your cuticles happy.
11 Biodegradable Makeup Wipes You Can Throw Right In the Compost
Some of them break down in as quickly as 28 days.
7 Fall and Winter Nail-Color Trends You're About to See Everywhere
Including your next manicure, probably.
7 Unexpected, Makeup-Artist Approved Looks to Try for Fall
And no — they don't all involve smoky eyes.
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15 New Fall Fragrances That Are Bound to Become Classics
These scents are woodsy, sweet and everything in between.
17 Chunky Gold Jewels That Prove Not All '80s Trends Were Bad
From chain bracelets to signet rings.
19 Ways to Get Into Pistachio Green, Fashion's New Favorite Color
From oversized sweaters and pencil skirts to handbags and pumps.
12 Acne-Busting Body Washes For All Those Hard-to-Reach Pimples
Because body breakouts can be just as relentless as facial acne.
13 Gentle Lactic Acid Products for a Glow-y, Radiant Complexion
Exfoliate without the irritation.
New Skin-Care Brand Starface Is on a Mission to Make Acne Instagrammable
Founded by a former beauty editor, the single-SKU line wants to make people rethink existing stigmas around breakouts.
11 Foolproof Eyeshadow Sticks for When You Don't Have Time — or Patience — for Powders
Expert recommendations to the rescue.
11 Eye Shadow Primers That Do so Much More Than Just Hold Makeup in Place
They make it look better, too.
8 Sunscreen-Infused Eye Creams That Protect Skin While They Moisturize
As any dermatologist will attest, the SPF is the best anti-ager out there.
Norma Kamali Wants You to Simplify Your Beauty Routine
Skinline, the first offering from the designer's lifestyle brand Normalife, relies on "safe" and timeless ingredients for everyone.
Lip Plumpers Have Made a Return, and They've Evolved Since the Early 2000s
Alas, they're back!
15 Mini Totes That Will, At the Very Least, Fit Your Phone
Trend, may we introduce you to practicality?
18 'Ugly' Sandals to Replace Your Ugly Sneakers For Spring
These aren't just for tourists and wilderness dads anymore.
13 Lengthening Mascaras That Will Prompt People to Ask if You Got Lash Extensions
We consulted the experts for their top eye-enhancing picks.
11 Setting Sprays That Actually Hold Makeup in Place All Day
Experts weigh in on how to keep a look fresh.
5 Nail Trends to Start Wearing the Second It Gets Warm Out
Plus, 20 of our favorite polish picks to get in on the action.
How Moana Luu Went From TV Host to Chief Content and Creative Officer of 'Essence'
"I believe that art is for sharing, and the best way to share was to go through the media."