Birthday Beauty: Rihanna Celebrates Fenty Beauty’s 1st Year With a New Drop and a Retro Look 

It’s been quite a month for the multifaceted Rihanna; on Sept. 12, she shut down New York Fashion Week with a Savage x Fenty show so hot it sent Fenty Beauty muse Slick Woods into labor. Two days later, she dazzled her celebrity friends with her fourth annual Diamond Ball, benefitting her Clara Lionel Foundation.

We’re #1: Why Beauty Bakerie’s Biggest Innovation Was Listing Their Darkest Shade First

When Beauty Bakerie dropped “Cake Mix,” back in April—their first-ever foundation—we were focused on the shade range, the coverage, the texture and the almost frightening amount of staying power the brand is known for. But as we perused multiple YouTube tutorials debating the product’s merits, we overlooked one…

Put What in the Butt? About That Time We Learned About Chicken Stock Butt Injections

Every so often, we become aware of a beauty practice that, for the life of us, we just can’t make sense of; something we actually wish we could un-know. This is exactly what happened earlier this week, when, while minding our own blissfully unaware business, deputy managing editor Yesha Callahan slid us a link to a 2…

#TBT: Allure Gives Us the Tea on Cardi B’s Ever-Changing Array of Looks

Few contemporary stars switch up their looks more dramatically or with more regularity than Cardi B, who, in her very brief time in the limelight, has given us more transformations than we can count. Thankfully, we don’t have to, since Allure got Cardi’s makeup artist Erika La’Pearl to give us a retrospective rundown…

#TBT: You Can Now Call Tyrone (Biggums) at Your Local Banana Republic

Here’s a #ThrowbackThursday we didn’t see coming: Reliably preppy retailer Banana Republic inspired some laughs worthy of a Chappelle’s Show episode Thursday with a hilarious in-store styling choice in its BR Men’s collection. We’re not sure if it was intentional (we’re guessing not), but the pairing of a navy blue…

I Am Legend: Iman Talks Age and Diversity in April’s Harper’s Bazaar

If you pick up this month’s Harper’s Bazaar—the annual “Fabulous at Every Age” issue—you’ll see Jennifer Lopez on the cover, still stunning us with her beauty (and incredible body) at a flawless 48. But inside is a true revelation: Seemingly ageless icon Iman is featured in a multipage spread, interviewed by another…

Society’s Stylish Secret: Designer Ann Lowe Was a Fashion Force Few Knew (Until Now)

In 2003, the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston held a special exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy nuptials. Visitors got to see various mementos from the 1953 wedding, considered the social event of the season at the time. A highlight of the exhibit was…

Call Me by My Name: Danai Gurira Writes About the Importance of Identity for Glamour Magazine

Fun fact: There was about a decade of my life where I didn’t like to be called by my given name. After an early childhood of correcting anyone who dared mispronounce it, I spent most of grammar school feeling burdened by a name seemingly so difficult, no one could be bothered to learn to say it right. By the time I…