Whether or not you’ve seen A Wrinkle in Time yet, you’ve undoubtedly seen images of the great and powerful O (as we like to call her here at The Glow Up), as we’ve never seen her before: Blond, baby.
There’s a new player in the game to fight fine lines and hyperpigmentation: Bakuchiol, a plant found in the wilds of New Zealand. It’s the active ingredient in Ao Skincare, and promises to work like Retin-A to lighten dark spots, and deal with hormonal changes, acne and sun exposure without causing photosensitivity…
As you know, we love a good beauty find here at The Glow Up, which is why we were seriously excited that Glamour magazine dropped its annual Beauty Awards list Monday. Aside from being one of the longest-running fashion magazines around (79 years and counting, to be exact), it’s also one of the more inclusive,…
Last Christmas, to fight the winter blahs and celebrate our first successful month at The Glow Up, I indulged in a little “I love me” present. OK—given the price tag, it was a big “I love me” present, but I budget at cost-per-wear, so there’s that (that’s another post, for later).
In your wildest dreams, would you change your life and your career and follow your passion all the way to Italy to design luxury sneakers? That’s exactly what this brother—who goes by the single name of Belieni (bel-ee-AH-nee)—did.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated.
Getting your hair braided is something I’ve always taken for granted. You grab your bundles (if you want added hair); you go to your favorite salon, family member, friend, friend of a friend or acquaintance; you may or may not drop some coin; and you walk away feeling like a million bucks.
Grammy-nominated singer, reality-television regular and Braxton-family baby sister Tamar turned heads this week when she took to Instagram to post footage of her having her head shaved with the chorus of Bobby Brown’s “My Prerogative” playing in the background.
Today in “Things we wish we didn’t know about” news: This morning I had the unique pleasure of explaining to my colleagues here at The Root what a “penis facial” is. Slang connotations notwithstanding, it wasn’t what they thought.
Seventy-nine cents on the dollar: That’s the number we’ve become accustomed to hearing when discussing the gender wage gap. But grim as it is, further research has revealed that that number applies only to the wage discrepancy for white women. Despite now being the most educated population in America, black women earn…
Reading glasses for makeup are a thing. Tweezers with a built-in flashlight are a thing. Put those two things together and you have the best team ever when it comes to plucking your brows, putting on false eyelashes or drawing on eyeliner.
TMZ is reporting that world’s most famous procurer of bloody shoes, Cardi B, is pregnant—approximately six months along, in fact.
Show me the beauty! At The Glow Up, you know we’ve got you when it comes to finding and trying out what’s new and what’s next. Recently, 500 vendors gathered in New York City for the International Beauty Show, and we hit every booth!
For Women’s History Month, Jezebel and The Root are partnering for JezeRoot, a series that focuses on women of color, domestic workers and sex workers.
Rihanna always keeps us guessing, so when we heard whispers that the “Love on the Brain” singer recently inked a deal for a lingerie deal with fast-fashion design firm TechStyle Fashion Group (formerly JustFab Inc.), we were seriously intrigued.
I’m making unicorn moves in the makeup department. Yes, that trend is still holding strong, in everything from luxury fashion to pool floats. So why not have some My Little Pony Fun with your makeup before the proverbial horse goes out to pasture?
Another day, another rumored celebrity fashion endeavor. This week, rumblings have been afoot (thanks to TMZ) that our favorite crooning nerd, Pharrell Williams, has trademarked “Girl” for use in a future fashion venture. Hmmm...
Fashion is one of my favorite conversations—I say, the more the merrier. So when imaging expert Zerina Akers says, “Hey, come meet me and let’s talk spring trends,” I say it’s time to get your chat on, ladies.
Are you old enough to remember getting “color printed” at your local department store makeup counter? Cosmetics brand Prescriptives, founded in 1979, rose to prominence in the 1990s with its custom-blended foundations, allowing customers to incorporate their chosen finish and coverage into their custom-matched…
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