Dame Helen Mirren recently made headlines when she graced the cover of Allure's September issue at 72 alongside the words "The End of Anti Aging." Soon after, the magazine announced that it will be banning the term "anti-aging" from its pages. It's a move Mirren herself advocated for when working with L'Oreal. She explained to Allure that she told the brand, "This word "anti-aging" -- we know we're getting older. You just want to look and feel as great as you can on a daily basis."
Cheap perfumes have always been the butt of jokes in beauty. Although some of the best mascaras, lipsticks and nail polishes can be found on drugstore shelves, we'd be happy to wipe certain cheap perfumes from our scent memories. (Mom: If you find my collection of Designer Imposter Perfumes in my childhood bedroom, please burn.)
Sorry, Mr. President: When it comes to fake news, CNN is not the problem. But the internet is pretty rife with inaccurate, sensationalist content. In the shadow of the 2016 election, fake news with political motivations has gotten a lot of attention and media coverage, raising our collective awareness of the insidiousness of false news content. However, fake news isn't just a problem in the realm of politics -- it's also a problem in the beauty-and-health world.
Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that they can't help but use until the last drop. Read on for their best nail polishes, hair products, skin care products and makeup now.
As we near the end of August, we beauty-lovers have two things top of mind: the chance to switch out our summery brights in favor of fall's sultry shades, and the launch of Too Faced's Peaches and Cream Collection -- aka the fruit-inspired line we've all been anticipating.