Brown makeup has a reputation for being safe, boring, and comfortable - but in times of strife, a little comfort is a good thing.
Food and Beauty often overlap in contemporary marketing, and in light of contemporary diet culture and enforced femininity, this bears examining - so I wrote my thesis about it.
Mini beauty products are the perfect response to a world in which homes and incomes are shrinking, even as the thirst for new beauty grows.
In this month's beauty news, Dover Street Market opens a beauty store in Paris, what it's like to carry a tiny purse on the daily, How santal 33 almost didn't come to market, and digital makeovers. Enjoy!
Beauty has long been marketed as indulgent, sumptuous and sensual - but with contemporary self care culture, this tendency has reached new heights.
When Glossier launched their Futuredew oil-serum hybrid, I was skeptical, though I accepted their offer of sending a press sample for me to try. It felt somewhat new, yes – a skincare product that behaves like makeup that looks like skincare. However, Glossier is far from the only brand to ...
A story of red lipstick in a concentration camp is circulating yet again, but to make a liberal-feminist point about the holocaust is irresponsible at best.
China moves toward ending mandatory animal testing, an interview with the enigmatic Serge Lutens, Mi-Anne Chan goes beauty dumpster diving, and why the Yeehaw Agenda will make you crave cowhide.
The trend in typography seems to be 70s-style chunky and groovy, to my great delight. Here are the brands who have caught on, and what their style tells us about contemporary sensibilities.
In the March 2019 issue of Highlights, I sifted through the internet's best beauty coverage to share Dover Street Market's new beauty venture, a sunscreen reapplication tip, Edwardian-era updos and Cult Beauty's controversial intimate care product category - among other things.