Beauty

Miss New York talks miss usa in 2015 for prep and more

  Thatiana Diaz is a first generation college graduate and this year's Miss New York. She has been competing in pageants since the age of 15 and works full-time as a beauty assistant at People en Español. With the Miss USA pageant just weeks away, Metro chatted with Diaz to...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 11:55pm

New study suggests wearing heavy makeup makes women look less like leaders

A new makeup study from Dundee, Scotland’s Abertay University suggests that women who go without makeup are seen as "better leaders" than those who paint their features heavily. Here’s how the study worked: 168 respondents were asked to assess which woman in a pair of two...

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 5:13pm

Women are celebrating their periods with awesome nail art

Monthly periods are something that connect all women together, but talking about it is still pretty taboo. Ever see a tampon or sanitary pad commercial? The liquid they use to demonstrate absorption is always blue, when in reality it’s red. You know, because it’s blood and blood is red...

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 1:09pm

Kim Kardashian doesn't get blackface, says she was just "really tan"

Last week, Kim Kardashian announced that she would be releasing a new beauty line, KKW Beauty. As the most famous Kardashian does, she had a whole photoshoot with her own face to promote said beauty line. In the photos, she looks like classic Kim — slightly too small bra top, high ponytail,...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:35am

Banish hangover face with these morning after fixes (and a secret weapon)

Having a hangover is bad enough, but walking into work and looking like you raged the night before is too much for anyone clutching a coconut water and rocking sunglasses indoors can bare. Whether you're at brunch, a family function or work, no one wants to address the big drunk elephant in the...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:18pm

7 nail color trends to try this spring

Add a pop of color or a clean neutral coat of nail polish this spring to keep you feeling put together, even when you aren't.1. Greyscale - 'Auspicious'; $18A pastel grey color keeps you looking relaxed and cool yet polished and refined at the same time. Add a matte finish for an even bolder look....

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:37pm

Spring beauty trends you'll never want to let go of

Spring beauty means warmer hues and brighter colors. These five products are a must for getting a fresh face this season.1.Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit - $40This sleek palette comes with six shades, three for light shimmery colors highlighting and three darker ones for contouring. With...

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 2:42pm

Kristen Stewart shaves her head, goes platinum blonde

Kristen Stewart, eternal enigma. I can’t seem to get a handle on the actress — especially whether or not I think she’s actually good at acting. It seems like the 26-year-old is in the news almost every day, whether she’s promoting a new film, revisiting the media’s take on her relationship with...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:22pm

Is Glossier Cloud Paint worth the hype?

In the hype heard ‘round the world, Glossier debuted their newest face color product — a gel-crème blusher called Cloud Paint — on the faces of stars on the Oscars’ red carpet. Chrissy Teigen rocked a warm glow from a blend of Beam and Dusk, while Allison Williams and Rashida Jones looked “post-...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 5:00am

Free manicures at Beauty Blitz

Kick off your week in style by going to the Market and Shops at Comcast’s third biannual Beauty Blitz event. Attendees can enjoy free manicures, waxing and massages and learn new beauty tricks from local beauty experts like3000BC WellMed Spa,Heads + Tails Rittenhouse Beauty Boutique andManeStream....

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:48am

Where to find the best deals on Presidents Day

President's Day isn't just for a day off. Take advantage of the holiday this year by shopping the best deals from home furnishing to clothes. 1. Ashley Homestore – Up to 25% offDeal to look for: The Perfect 10 Mattress - starting at $479.20, this President’s Day sale is the best opportunity to...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:29pm

Fall beauty trends so good, you'll want to wear them now

Say it with your eyesBold hues and graphic design once again dominated Fall 2017 runways. Prabal Gurung's show geometric shapes in pops of bright blue and neon green framed models’ bare lid eyes. Oscar de la Renta contrasted society-ready gowns with punky statement eyes. Washes of turquoise or...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 5:18pm

This beauty collab will give you the feels

“I’ve always loved street art, but I wanted to work with someone who spreads good words,” says famed nail artist and JINsoon Nails founder Jin Soon Choi. The nail guru found just the right partner for her latest collection in artist Chris Riggs. Riggs, known for painting murals that repeat the...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:57am

President Trump’s infamous mane aided by hair-growth meds: Report

“It is not a wig, it’s my hair,” President Donald Trump told Forbes in 2014.But it looks like that hair may get some help from a prostate-related drug that also aids hair growth, his longtime doctor, Harold N. Bornstein, told The New York Times.Bornstein is the doctor who said in 2015 that, “if...

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 8:03pm

Three solutions to winter hair woes

Known for making edgy styles wearable, hair expert Mario Russo has 30 years of cutting Bostonians' trendy tresses under his belt. He's since expanded his flagship Newbury Street location to the Seaport, where he opened his second Salon Mario Russo late last summer.The new 22 Liberty Dr.space has...

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 4:33pm

Jo Malone says naming your company after yourself can be a good thing

Jo Malone is like a phoenix reborn. Following time away from being a decades-long fixture of the fragrance industry, the scent savant has now launched Jo Loves, a new line of luxury candles and body products in clean, fresh and bright elixirs inspired by her travels and memories.Malone also pens a...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 3:30pm

Glitter grows up: How to add sophisticated sparkle to your beauty routine

Gone are the days of sticky, saccharine roll-on shimmer and tacky, glitter hair gel — the fashion world has made it clear that wearable sparkle is here to stay, and brands have come prepared with sophisticated, luxury formulas.We blame it on Pat McGrath and her epically spectacular Lust 004 Lip...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 3:30pm

Function of Beauty lets you customize your shampoo

Face it, your hair has a mind and temperament of its own. Which is why beauty startup Function of Beauty offers customized shampoos and conditioners with over 12 billion possible combinations.Here’s how it works: You log on to their site and take a short hair quiz. Do you have straight, wavy or...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 11:54pm

How to introduce Korean skincare basics without committing to a million new products

Korea’s 10-step skincare regimens are still the buzz of the beauty world, but what if you could reap the benefits without indulging in all of the products?While each step boasts its own skin benefits, the multi-product process can be intimidating or tedious for those of us who just want to go to...

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:26am

Le Labo makes their Newbury Street debut

Boutique fragrance makers Le Labo have moved into a permanent storefront at 129 Newbury St. More of a fragrance laboratory than a shop, the location offers the core of the brand’s unisex fragrance collection, including addictively spicy Santal 33, deemed a “cult secret, whispered through wafts of...

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 2:30pm