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16 Aug

Rare Vintage: Hari Nef Plays Muse In These Stunning Shots

Dan Estabrook

Black-and-white photographs were hand-colored using watercolors and other types of dyes. Here, Estabrook painted on Nef's makeup, taking his inspiration from the following hues. Eyes: Gucci Magnetic Color Shadow Quad in Aquamarine Dream. Hair: Joico Instatint Temporary Color Shimmer Spray in Sapphire Blue. Dress: Gucci.

Dan Estabrook
Dan Estabrook

Hair: L'Oréal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent Hair Color in Red. Dress and shoes: Gucci. Earrings and rings: Bulgari.

Dan Estabrook
Dan Estabrook

Lips: Burt's Bees Glossy Lipstick in Blush Ripple. Hair: It's a 10 Haircare Miracle Texture Fiber. Nails: Morgan Taylor Nail Lacquer in Heaven Sent. Dress: Valentino. Brooch (worn in hair): Tiffany & Co.

Dan Estabrook
Dan Estabrook
Face: Gucci Sheer Blushing Powder in Tulip Blossom. Lips: Maybelline New York Color Sensational Lipstick in...
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16 Aug

The Politics of a Woman’s Body Hair in the Workplace

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How much better at my job would I be if I didn't have to add "figuring out what to do about my body hair" to the list of things required for me to do it?

The night before what was indisputably going to be the biggest day of my professional career, I should have been up late prepping interview questions, packing extra batteries for my recorder, or even catching a few extra hours of sleep. Instead, I was staring at the thick, black hair on my legs in frustration.

As a freelancer who mostly works from home, I don't often have to worry about the tendrils of hair that grow, visibly, down my legs. But I was going to be reporting...
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16 Aug

Lush’s Newest Bath Bomb Is Meant to Ease Anxiety and Stress

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It's also really freaking cute.

There's really only one time of the year better than bath bomb launch day – Christmas! – but since it's only August, you can start celebrating Lush's latest drop instead.
Tomorrow, the OG bath bomb makers are releasing a new fizzer that will turn your bath water into a portal to the galaxy. It's called the Rocket Science bomb.

Introducing our newest space inspired bath bomb. Rocket Science lands online Aug 15 and in shops soon after! Head to our story to watch it fizz. ⭐️🚀⭐️ #freshnewlush / photo by @jasminefloyd
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This little guy is packed with the yummy scent of lemon and bergamot oils. Not only...
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16 Aug

She’s Like A Rainbow

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I got slammed for not wearing makeup for my wedding. "Trust me, you'll want to, like, even things out for photos," said one friend a few weeks before the big day, her eyes darting to the archipelago of faded blemishes on my cheek. "You're not gonna wear any foundation?" another asked anxiously. (I did end up going barefaced—but with smudgy eyeliner and my lips dabbed with Lip Smacker Dr. Pepper Lip Balm, the most fresh-to-death hint of color in all the land.) Turns out going sans foundation when your skin is less than perfect is puzzling to girlfriends and maybe even regarded as a bit like airing one's dirty laundry in public. Yet the stir my almost au naturel look caused is nothing compared to...
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16 Aug

10 Things You Need to Know Before Exfoliating Your Face

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Behold: the answers to all of your exfoliation questions.

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If you have sensitive skin, you probably stay away from scrubs because you don't want your skin to be a red, raw-looking mess. And if you're acne-prone, a peel definitely seems insane because breakouts, right? Wrong. Turns out exfoliationcan benefit every skin type. Here's why: "In addition to revealing fresh skin cells, exfoliating removes dead cells from pores, making them appear smaller," says Rachel Nazarian, M.D., a Manhattan derm. Makeup also looks better, says Stalina Glot, an aesthetician at Haven Spa in New York City. "It's like sanding a wall before you paint." The other major perk: "Removing the buildup enhances your skin's ability to absorb everything else, from acne...
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14 Aug

This Pro Surfer’s Skin Secret Is Worth Stealing Now

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The line between sun-kissed and sunburned, one of the summer’s most alluring and dangerous games, is a thin one. How to enjoy the sun’s glow without falling victim to its damaging rays? Few people have mastered this art like professional surfers, who live, work, and play at the beach. For Montauk, New York, native and world-renowned short boarder Quincy Davis, 22, years under the sun have taught her two important things about her skin: It will look better in the future with more SPF, and it will look better right now with a little color correction. “I’m in the sun so much, so I really want to take care of my skin while I’m young,” says Davis, who shares her multilayered fail-safe routine for...
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11 Aug

Alexis Ren Is The Most Famous Model You’ve Never Heard Of

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How did 20-year-old model Alexis Ren amass over 10 million Instagram followers in under 500 posts? The California native rose to social media superstardom by sharing a mix of vaguely captioned bikini, bedroom, fitness, and food photos: Writhing on a beach, nestled in hotel linens, stretching sexily, posturing with desserts. Ren's adoring fans flood the comments section with praise and heart-eye emojis, and likes soar to hundreds of thousands. What you won't see on her feed are ads for gummy vitamins, diet tea, or waist trainers. "I just want this to be real. That's my whole thing," she tells me over the phone. "If you're an influencer and that moment is not real for you, then what's the point of it?" It's this...
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