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22 Nov

10 Performance-Enhancing Gym Hairstyles From Spring Runways

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Hair often feels like an afterthought at the gym—pull it back and go—but if competitive athletes are any indication, workout hair might actually affect your performance. Professional boxers are required to secure hair with "soft and non-abrasive materials" according to the Women's Boxing Association. For gymnasts, hair must be pulled back away from the face so as not to obscure vision. And female Taekwondo competitors are required to wear long hair in a bun or a ponytail to prevent snags. Of course, taking the time to get overly done up for a workout is probably going overboard. These runway styles strike the balance.

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Ballet Bun

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Track Star Braids

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22 Nov

Kate Moss Gave Us All Her Beauty Tips

Photography Daniele + Iango. The Alphabetical Issue, no. 323, 2013

You’re welcome.

This article was originally published by i-D UK. Kate Moss knows her way around a mascara wand. Not only has the Croydon-born, decade-defining supermodel spent more hours in a makeup chair than we’ve spent trying to make our liquid eyeliner, she’s also managed to perfect in seconds the just-got-out-of-bed look, which can take the rest of us mere mortals days (and an entire glam squad) to achieve. To quote Miuccia Prada, "What can one say about Kate that hasn't already been said?" Not much, to be honest. Since her doe-eyes and freckled features first graced the cover of The Facein 1990, she’s had an inordinate influence on style and beauty. She’s the personification of 90s fashion and the definition of supermodel...
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22 Nov

Meet The Brand That’s Revolutionized How I Wash My Hair

PHOTOS COURTESY OF FUNCTION OF BEAUTY

Function of Beauty is personalization at its finest

About a month ago, I was invited to check out Function of Beauty, a brand offering customizable and personalized hair care, at its new NYC-based Beauty Lab offices. I was slightly familiar with the brand and its products offered in an array of pretty pastel shades, but it wasn’t until I entered the showroom—a laboratory-meets-bar space (think: a wall lined with colorful beakers), where my formula was filled and mixed before my eyes—that I realized just how truly unique it really is. The millennial-focused beauty industry is booming, and it’s doing so by promoting individuality above all else. Because what do millennials want most out of a product? Customization and products that are specific...
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22 Nov

We’re Callin’ It: These Are The Best 5 Hairstyles For Long Faces

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I’mma be real with you for a sec: This hairstyle-for-your-face-shape thing is not at all necessary for any human being in the world. Because the haircut and style that’s going to look best on you is the one you feel most comfortable wearing, and that almost never comes down to a scientific, geographic formula.

BUT, not everything you know is a complete lie, because there are certain haircuts and styles that are, technically, more visually appealing to the eye, thanks to angles and lines and the maths of the world. So to get you inspired for your next cut, we turned to our favorite celebs, below, for the hairstyles that look especially excellent on long faces.

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21 Nov

5 Training Tips From Victoria’s Secret Bootcamp

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When hairstylist Martin Christopher-Harper lost 40 pounds in three months, he spread the word to his clients and friends, some of the most sought-after models on the planet. The catalyst behind Harper's transformation was New York City personal trainer Kirk Myers, whose own best work is himself, having once tipped the scale at 300 pounds.
"He wanted to send this one specific girl, Jasmine to train," Myers remembers. The "girl," Victoria's Secret Angel Jasmine Tookes, wasn't looking to lose weight, but Myers' hyper-precise spot-training moves resonated with her.

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Jasmine Tookes(@jastookes)님의 공유 게시물님, 2016 7월 14 오후 6:42 PDT

"The next time she arrived with Romee [Strijd], and then Romee came with her...
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21 Nov

Ashley Graham Calls Out Victoria’s Secret For Lack Of Size Diversity

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The industry still has a long way to go

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show hasn’t even aired yet, and it’s already being met with tons of controversy. Besides the fact that China denied visas for Katy Perry and Gigi Hadid, basically barring them from appearing at the show, the brand is now being met with criticism from Ashley Graham for their lack of size diversity. The model, author, designer, and body activist took to Instagram yesterday to post a photo of herself in lingerie and angel wings from an Addition Elle show she’d previously walked in. Graham captioned the photo: “Got my wings! .. my #AdditionElle wings! #thickthighssavelives,” which many took to be a subtle jab at Victoria Secret’s consistent lack of plus size representation on the runway. And while the...
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21 Nov

Serge Lutens On Bottling The Scent Of Lost Milk Teeth

Photography by Esther Theaker, Set design by Amy Stickland

The olfactory luminary discusses his latest fragrance, Dent de Lait, which captures the bittersweet evanescence of childhood innocence

“My history in fragrance was driven by a defined personal journey; it wasn’t a choice or a wish. Let’s just say I couldn’t escape it,” says master perfumer Serge Lutens, his turn of phrase characteristically poetic and mysterious. Lutens is a singularly gifted storyteller, a quality noted by his schoolteachers when he was a young boy, and one which has gone on to underscore his many adult triumphs. These span his early work in make-up artistry for the likes of French Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar in 1960s Paris; his pioneering beauty line and accompanying campaign imagery for Dior in the 1970s; and his groundbreaking tenure at Shiseido,...
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21 Nov

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You To Take Shots

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In a magical world called GOOP, hair is always flaxen, food is always organic, and advice is always given fast, free, and smoothed with a squeeze of rich-girl gloss. As embodied by GOOP's founder, Gwyneth Paltrow, the GOOP way is somehow both "easy" and "impossibly _____." (Gorgeous / elevated / cool, you pick.) The effect is so strong that even though Paltrow is merely on the phone with me (a conference call with publicists, no less!) I catch myself dabbing extra concealer under my eyes minutes before our interview. She'll know, I think. She'll just know. Okay, maybe not. But the 45-year-old Oscar winner does know a lot about skincare, and food, and how to make a tiny packet of powder into a luxury staple. To that end,...
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21 Nov

Actress Haley Bennett Ate Dirt For Her Chloé Fragrance Campaign

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Chloé fragrance ads boast some impressive alumna. There’s indie royalty like Chloe Sevigny, model bombshells like Anja Rubik, and Tri-Wizard Tournament star Fleur de la Coeur. The newest addition to the roster is Haley Bennett. She’s an actress (Girl on the Train, The Magnificent Seven), a photography enthusiast, and a self-proclaimed “sunscreen connoisseur,” which happens when—like Bennett—you’re freckled and Floridian. Bennett’s Chloé gig includes a series of commercials and print ads for the house’s latest scent, Absolu de Parfum. It’s an adults-only riff on Chloé’s signature sweetness, with patchouli, vanilla, and the concentrated essence of Rose Centrifolia for more depth. And to ensure we got the memo that this new Chloé fragrance is scented shorthand for French-Girl-Cool, we spoke with Bennett in Paris—where the...
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20 Nov

These 9 Beauty Trends Will Be Huge In 2018

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We don't want to pretend that we're fortune tellers, but, uh, we're kind of fortune tellers, because we're not even finished with this year, yet, and we already know that these nine bold, glittery, and dewy looks, ahead, are going to be the biggest hair and makeup trends of 2018. Oh, and the winning lottery numbers for next week are 1 17 21 22 28 19. You're welcome.

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Last year, Pat McGrath introduced the fashion industry and the masses alike to glitter-dusted lips—and the look will still be fresh as hell in 2018. As conceptual of a lewk as it is, all you need to do is swipe on a...
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