We couldn’t get her to ditch her signature cotton-candy dyed hair, but come see all the natural beauty we uncovered when we dialed everything else way back.
It’s like that Josh Hartnett movie "30 Days of Night" but, like, with my face.
Yeah, it sounds silly, but that’s the conundrum – we are told we are lazy for not doing all we can to make ourselves look better, yet if we do, it has to seem completely effortless or we’re called vain.
Where fashion meets photography, we get uncomfortable with fashion’s function as a veil. This has manifested itself most visibly in a reaction against certain trends in fashion advertising.

Apr 21, 2014 at 11:30am | 13 comments

beauty tricks
If something in my junk drawer has a hidden beauty use, you better believe I'll find it.
makeup bag
beauty industry
lupita nyong'o
I'm telling you, my lipstick has endured countless wine tastings, midnight kisses on New Year’s Eve and the occasional buffalo wings binge during football season thanks to this product.
beach culture
Even though I don’t skateboard to brunch and hang out at Echo Beach anymore, these beauty products bring me back to my happy place and really make me feel good.
Over a decade in the business has left me jaded, but I’m convinced this line parted the heavens and made angels sing.
truth in advertising
Legislative action isn't that powerful elsewhere -- why would this be any different?
celebrity beauty
There comes a point when you realize it's time to stop effing around and upgrade your skincare situation.
I usually have to Velcro-roll, blow dry, and iron-curl all over to achieve what this baby does from simply tying it on your head and letting it sit there.
hair color
More than ever, lighter hair color seems like a mandatory rite of passage for young stars.
If there's something out there that can help me get great skin, I'm down to give it a go.
Someone is about to get really clean. Could it be YOU?