Beauty

Big, Curly Hair: How To Manage God-Given Volume

Kate Branch has a great head of hair—we’re talking signature volume and texture. Which is why, when she told us that she’d spent most of her lifetime in an epic battle against it, we pressed her on what changed...

Try This Cleansing Cream

As dumb luck would have it, I stumbled into the hair equivalent of an e-cigarette entirely by accident. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details the scandals of Tinseltown’s very first stars (including Rudolph Valen...

Out With The Bob, In With The Twisted Bun

Marlyn Alarm is a singer from Miami, Fla., undergoing formal gender transition after living a full year living as a woman. But her struggle with identity is not a new one. “Today I was asked when I realized I w...

Citi Bike Is The New Blowout

Ride a Citi Bike every day—to my office, cross-town for after work drinks, to Brooklyn to visit my brother. I'm all over it. I soon discovered that in addition to being my favored form of public transportation...

Nix Clumpy Lashes & Make Lips Pop

To say we’re more obsessed with bareMinerals’ founder Leslie Blodgett than we are with the product itself would be a lie, so we like to say we love both equally. She's a sun-kissed blonde, straight-across—no mu...

Hair Made For A Rainy Day

Hollywood Babylon, Kenneth Anger’s 1959 book about the film industry’s formative years, is so juicy it’s easy to forget that most of the stories in it are half-true, at best. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details...

Look Like A Silent Film Star

Hollywood Babylon, Kenneth Anger’s 1959 book about the film industry’s formative years, is so juicy it’s easy to forget that most of the stories in it are half-true, at best. Tabloid in long-form, Anger details...

The Crying Lip

Have you ever cried in your car, or wherever, and happen to catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and notice how pretty you look? I know you have. Your eye color is suddenly translucent, cheeks are flushed,...

Wet-To-Dry Eye Shadow: A Guide

Wet-to-dry eye shadows need not be complicated. While it might sound like yet another technique one must master in order to navigate a makeup counter, perhaps it's better to think of it as a two-for-one deal. W...

The Best Drugstore Mascaras

Here's a fun thing to do: Buy a whole basket full of drugstore mascaras, dump them on a table, and stare at them through a kaleidoscope. For one, the packaging is crazy—like an explosion at the neon plastic fac...