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4 Nov

100 Sshots, One Day Of Not Eating: Whwat Happens When You Say What Really Goes Into The Perfect Bikini Selfie?

From fashion bloggers to fitness experts to simply photogenic everyday citizens, the "Instagram celebrity" has emerged as a new branch of fame in our social media-run world. Essena O'Neill, an 18-year-old from Australia, was a regular teen who amassed half a million followers on Instagram (on top of 200,000 followers on YouTube and Tumblr and 60,000 on her Snapchat, all now inactive) with selfies, outfit posts, and #fitspo photos. After building that up, she decidedlast week that she was done with social media. She deleted 2000 photos, renamed her account to "Social Media Is Not Real Life," and changed the captions on existing photos with truthful anecdotes about posts she was paid for, how many tries it took to get the shot, and the pressures she...
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29 Oct

The New Instagram App the Fashion World’s Already Obsessed With

Instagram's new app, Boomerang, is pretty much a fashion girl's dream come true. It allows you to upload your #OOTD or that amazing new It bag you just scored — but in motion. While your post isn't exactly a video, it plays a back-and-forth movement on a continuous loop. That means that when you're scrolling through your feed, you don't have to press "play" to watch Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne share kisses at the Balmain party — they're already smooching each other's cheeks. Aside from satchels swinging and models hanging out, there are plenty of fashionable poses you can try. Read on for some ideas from our favorite brands and style stars to follow. Then learn all there is to know...
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28 Oct

Best Beauty Vloggers: Pixiwoo’s Sam and Nic Chapman

What do Joan Collins, Val Garland, and Kim Kardashian have in common? They've all been guests on Sam and Nic Chapman's celebrity-inspired channel. YOUTUBE | | 1.88M subscribers INSTAGRAM | @pixiwoos | 524K followers FACEBOOK | | 517K likes TWITTER | @pixiwoos | 225K followers Ever since the Chapman sisters started their red-carpet makeup channel on YouTube in 2008, they've been committed to answering specific requests in the comments section of each video. So while there are Kardashian how-tos on their feed, they also have tutorials for replicating the makeup worn by Aishwarya Rai, Beth Ditto, andNatalia Vodianova. Their 500-plus videos dissect an extensive range of looks and techniques, from punky Siouxsie Sioux eyeliner to rosy Kate Middleton blush.   Best Beauty Vloggers Pixiwoo's Sam and Nic Chapman Give Good Face's Jordan Liberty Essie Button's Estée...
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15 Oct

3 Must-Watch YouTube Beauty Vloggers

I absolutely love YouTube. I'm obsessed with all aspects of it, from comedy and daily vlogs to podcasts and (most importantly) beauty vloggers. I've talked about beauty vloggers before (and still love them all!), but I've decided to do a bit of an update and feature three more equally awesome women everyone should check out. Keep reading to learn who they are! 1. Claire Marshall (heyclaire) Claire Marshall is one incredible YouTuber with a serious passion for what she does. A few years ago, she packed up her Brooklyn apartment and moved to LA to continue doing what she does professionally: makeup. She's atrained makeup artist who was very in-demand by photographers in both NYC and LA, and her videos show it. She's extremely technical,...
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20 Sep

Beauty Blogger Jordan Bone Opens Up About Her Disabilities In Powerful Video

o-JORDAN-BONE-570 Beauty blogger Jordan Bone has a firm following of 71,000 YouTube subscribers. But until today, many of the 25-year-old's fans did not know about the challenges she faces every time she films a tutorial. In the video above, Bone, from Norfolk, reveals she was in a car crash 10 years ago that caused her to become tetraplegic. She now uses a wheelchair and can not open or close her hands. "To be able to do my makeup good enough to show you guys is a massive achievement for me," she says in the video, which has now been viewed more than two million times on YouTube. Bone decided to create the video in response to people writing "what's wrong with your hands?" in YouTube comments. She...
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14 Sep

This Week’s A-list Instagram Highlights

My pics don't lie. [Picture] @benrayner
Fashion Month might have kicked off but that's not stopping Jessica Alba getting the workouts in or Victoria Beckham from going head-to-head in a pose-off with son Brooklyn. Blake Lively's been a busy lady too helping to promote a new book, while Stella McCartney, Reese Witherspoon's daughter and Nicole Richie's son Sparrow all celebrate their birthdays. Dive in to see the Instagram highlights of the week so far...
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10 Sep

Fashion’s Fastest-Growing Instagram Accounts

There's always been a lot of shared love between Instagram and the fashion industry, but with Eva Chen as the photo platform's new head of fashion partnerships, the romance is heating up. The company just rolled out a number of fashion-friendly updates, and it's also been collecting data on its fashion accounts to track who is growing fastest. Instagram released its numbers to the Cut, and they sketch a rough picture of which designers and models have gotten the most attention in the past 12 months. Of the designer accounts with the most growth since last September's Fashion Week, the top four are all American classics: Michael Kors with over 5.4 million followers, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren with 2.2 million,...
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