Beauty

We’ve all heard the proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” But what does that mean for modern parents, who are so often siloed from the people that once provided essential support? In ELLE’s It Takes a Village series, we’re exploring the intersection of parenthood and community, including the costly services that have
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At a recent dinner, my friends and I started splitting hairs. One friend regaled us about a dream she had, where she plucked one wiry gray hair, only for more to pop up and multiply before her eyes. Another pointed to her brother, who’s younger than her and already squarely salt and pepper. As my
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If you’ve been painting your nails some variation of jewel-tones or muted colors to match cooler temperatures, it’s time to switch it up. Summer is right around the corner, and with it means new nail trends to complement the season. Last summer, we saw chrome nails, glazed donut nails, aka Hailey Beiber’s manicure, and pastel
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My favorite spot in my weekly hot yoga class is directly facing a full-length mirror. Enjoying an unobstructed view of my body allows me to make minuscule adjustments. Recently, however, I’ve been zeroing in on my shoulders, where my trapezius muscle looks bulkier and more sloped than ever. Yoga poses like Dolphin can help loosen
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Intrigued. That was Taraji P. Henson’s first reaction to the 2024 Met Gala exhibit, “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion,” which inspired the night’s official dress code, “The Garden of Time.” What makes the annual event extra-special is that it offers an opportunity for designers, stylists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and nail artists to work together with a
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“Let’s talk beauty, even though I have a hair extension holding on for dear life,” Heather McMahan tells me. She’s fresh from her first performance at Madison Square Garden the night before, where, true to comedy’s lopsided ratio, she was the sole female performer at the Garden of Laughs charity event amidst the likes of
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A beauty treatment made popular by celebrities like Kim and Kourtney Kardashian is now the focus of the CDC’s latest health investigation. 3 patients who received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) microneedling procedures, or “vampire facials” at VIP Spa in New Mexico, contracted HIV due to negligence and unsanitary facilities, according to the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality
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It’s no secret that beauty loves a cultural moment. French skincare and makeup aesthetics, along with elaborate K-beauty routines and products, have been hugely successful in the beauty space, informing numerous trends over the years and carving out sizable territory in the global beauty market. The impact is undeniable, and Sabrina Elba has been taking
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