11 Subtle, Non-Sticky Body Highlighters and Luminizers to Try This Summer
Because Body Lava is sold out.
Because Body Lava is sold out.
First and foremost, reading labels is a pain.
Short of running through an open fire hydrant or walking really close to stores in the hopes that someone will open the door and blast you with some AC at the exact moment you walk by, it's hard to stay cool in a heat wave like the one that's plaguing the East Coast now. Luckily the beauty industry has a cure for your overheated, red, stressed out, sweaty face: Face mists. We've long been fans of these refreshing spritzes, and if you haven't yet tried one, now is definitely the time.
We did all the dirty work so you don't have to.
It's Earth Day! We decided to get a little bit conceptual today, rather than just offering you a list of organic beauty products to try. So click th
We were all completely blown away by the images released earlier today of Claudia Schiffer's new campaign for Guess, twenty-three years after the German supermodel originally posed for the brand. Two decades later, the lady still looks as Guess-girl flawless as she did back in 1989, before she attained her supermodel status. It got us to thinking: In the thirty years of Guess's existence, which other big-names got their industry start modeling for the brand? We did a little digging, and as it turns out, there have been quite a few more than you might Guess (ha!). It seems like Victoria's Secret (you know, that other brand known for its seriously sexy campaign starlets) has a habit of plucking its Angels from the pool of genetically blessed Guess girls. And then, there have also been a few Guess missteps (coughParis Hilton). Click through for some of the lucky girls who've followed in Claudia's well-pedicured footsteps: Scoring both a Guess contract and the (generally) good career fortune that seems to follow, with a few exceptions.
Ed's Note: Meet our new beauty columnist! (No, that's not her at the left. That's Lindsey Wixson.) Contessa Schexnayder is a makeup artist and has been shackled to the beauty industry for over nine years, working for such lines and retailers as Nars, MAC, Bobbi Brown, Blue Mercury, and Space NK. She is a self-proclaimed ingredient know-it-all, and likes long walks on the beach. When faced with hundreds of bottles of lotions and potions, the drugstore aisle and department store can be overwhelming places. Do you need a seven step facial regimen? How worried should you be in your 20s about an anti-aging treatments? Should you just give up in your 40s? We’ll attempt to answer these questions with a handy guide for every age group, complete with product recommendations. Click through for some advice and pointers.
Ever wonder how beauty marketers make products perfectly appealing? We got to sit in a room full of those guys while they discussed marketing and branding at WWD’s Beauty Forum earlier this week. Sound boring? On the contrary--it was completely fascinating. This is an industry full of really smart people who know how to get you to buy things, and they have very a unique window into women’s psyches. We picked up a lot of insight and wisdom during the full-day forum and naturally we’ll share it.
Even though it’s only April--and currently 60 degrees and rainy here in NYC--it’s never too early to start thinking about beach beauty. One must be optimistic after such a craptastic winter. So whether you’re heading somewhere tropical for spring break or just going to sit outside for brunch, you can start your sunny, warm weather preparation by picking up a tinted moisturizer with an SPF component. They pack a lot of punch for one product: moisture after a cold winter, a bit of color, and sun protection. Click through to see some classics, as well as new options from Bobbi Brown and Philosophy.