Beauty & the Geek

  In the battle of the serums — with the highest concentration of active ingredients, they’re the workhorses of any beauty regimen — packaging is either pretty, high-tech or straight out of the lab. But it doesn’t matter, because whichever you prefer, there’s some serious science behind all of them.    Story by Anna M. … Continue Reading

Banish the Blemish

June may be Acne Awareness Month, but your battle for clear skin is a year-round undertaking. Take charge of your complexion and exile breakouts and excess oil once and for all with salicylic acid, green tea and other potent acne fighters.   Story by Anna M. Park In the battle against acne and oily skin, the … Continue Reading

Surf, Swim, Sun: Swimwear For Every Style

As temps keep rising, express your personal style with on-trend swim styles and accessories, ideal for poolside barbecues and beach parties.   Story by Min A. Lee Minimalist Maven Kacey|Shana Capri Bikini Set, $110, kaceyshana.com ASOS Cat Eye Sunglasses, asos.com L'Artiste Mer Culture Zahra Cut- out Bra One Piece, $162, merculture.com Robb & Lulu Canvas … Continue Reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Forgo the tie. Check out these unique finds to impress your dad this Father’s Day. Story by Min A. Lee Robert Graham’s Valour Blended Essence combines scents of sage, coffee and wood for the modern dad. Robert Graham Valour Blended Essence, $125-$295, bloomingdales.com Deliver Mantry’s delicious eats to dad’s door every two months. Nothing says … Continue Reading

Fashion Editorial: Fields of Gold

PHOTOGRAPHY BY HUDSON TAYLOR STYLING BY ROBIAT BALOGUN MAKE UP AND HAIR BY TAMMY YI RETOUCHING BY SERENA TAYLOR MODEL EMMA DELURY, NOTIES MANAGEMENT

Get Glowing: The Latest in Self-Tanner Technology

Feeling pasty? With the latest in self-tanner technology, you can swipe, spray and slather your glow on with none of the guilt.   Story by Anna M. Park   1. A naturally occurring sugar works with DHA in this 360-degree spray that delivers a mist so fine, you don’t have to rub in. It’s great for smoother … Continue Reading

Fashion Editorial: A Silverlake Groove

PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN HONG STYLING BY ADRIEN RABAGO MAKE UP BY WHITNEY GREGORY & NIKI METZ HAIR BY SARAH DOUGHERTY MODELS TAYLOR BAGLEY & BRITTANY AVINA SPECIAL THANKS TO MELISSA PANGKEY & CHRIS HUBBLE  

Lovely Lace: Etoile Jewelry

Abandon bold, kitschy chokers and pop art accessories for a bit of romance with Etoile’s swoon-worthy collection of lace-inspired jewelry designed by Isabella Kim. Story by Min A. Lee When Isabella Kim, inspired by both traditional ceramics and modern glamour, experimented with gold glazing pottery in college, her professor at the time was not pleased. But ultimately, this … Continue Reading

Fashion Editorial: Mantry

PHOTOGRAPHY BY FERNANDO FREIRE STYLING BY AVISHA TEWANI GROOMING BY KIRTI TEWANI MODELS EDUARDO RAMOS, FORD MODELS NY  

Rebekah Marine: Changing The Industry

When Rebekah Marine’s confidence down the catwalk won over the fashion industry, she not only fulfilled a lifelong dream but also proved that a disability didn’t have to hold anyone back from making a fashion statement. Story by Min A. Lee When Rebekah Marine walked the runway for designer Antonio Urzi during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week last year, the audience was agog. … Continue Reading

The Getaway Plan

Whether a music festival, tropical destination or staycation by the pool, we’ve got your beauty guide to looking summer-ready. Story by Anna M. Park ILLUMINATE WITH SUNSET HUES Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder in Devotion, $44, sephora.com Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Glow Illuminator, $32, esteelauder.com Hourglass Extreme Sheen High Shine Lip Gloss in Fortune, $28, hourglasscosmetics.com … Continue Reading

Weekend Casual

Whether you’re basking on a beach, hanging with friends, or taking off on a weekend getaway, keep it easy with these comfy, breezy styles, just in time for Memorial Day. By Min A. Lee Dorothy Perkins Black Bikini, $32, dorothyperkins.com Adelyn Rae Stripe Wide Leg Jumpsuit, $95, maidelin.com EyeBuyDirect Morning Breeze Sunglasses, $49, eyebuydirect.com   … Continue Reading