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.
As Prada pens a licensing deal with beauty biz giant L'Oréal, I wonder if a revival of Prada Skincare is on the horizon.
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 ...
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.
For a long time, I’ve anxiously denied that what I feel for beauty is love. I’ve been calling it an obsession or a passionate interest. A fascination. How clinical it sounds written black on white! Of course, what I’ve truly felt is ambiguous, because there’s really no way ...
When I started these Tendency posts, I used the dreaded affiliate links to illustrate my point: Look! The thing I’m talking about is for sale!! But since affiliate links give me anxiety and I’d like to keep this blog as ad-free as possible, no more. I’m gonna be talking about ...