You would think that bullying stops when we toss our caps in the air and move on to the world beyond high school. My point in sharing this piece with you, and baring my vulnerabilities, is to let you know it doesn't end there.
Take time to let your mind wander meander along neuropaths of bliss -- saturated, earth-rich, present. Thoughts and feelings flow hand in hand t...
Another day has passed and another person has left my chair disappointed to hear blonde is not in their optimal hair color palette. This particular person had a strong desire to go fully golden blonde to cover her grays.
Recently I couldn't help but notice the growing number of beautiful young women hitting social media, fashion runways and magazine covers with physical or cognitive differences that would have been unheard of just a few years ago.
We grow up in a world that loves comparison. The truth is there will always be someone who is doing 'better' than you, and someone doing 'worse'. Instead of wasting your energy and time looking to other's for validation, we should try to compare our success and merits to our own standards.
Early this year (2015), Dove released footage of their latest "Choose Beautiful" campaign. I awoke that morning to find my Twitter and Facebook feed full of shares and activity heralding the success of the campaign. I was brimming with anticipation and excitement as I braced myself to watch the video. Unfortunately, as the video ended I felt sad and frustrated.
In NYC to share her book, Becoming Aware: How to Repattern Your Brain and Revitalize Your Life, Lisa Garr recently offered her story, insight, and i...
It's not just your cosmetic color palette that should be changed up this summer. Beauty regimens change with the seasons, and the summer heat will make very different demands than the winter cold when it comes to your skin.
By Kate Sullivan, Allure I love buying beauty products. Maybe too much. So when I read that women were saving time (and money!) by adopting their h...
When it comes to beauty, there isn't a whole lot Kat Dennings won't try -- goth makeup and coffee hair dye included -- so when we dared the actress to channel her beauty icons for this month's Byrdie editorial, we knew she'd be game!
With affordable salons popping up all over the city, this once costly option is now barely more expensive than a high-end waxing salon. So, for those of you thinking of joining me in Laserland, read on for helpful tips for embarking on your own laser journey.
I met a woman recently who was worried she was going to lose her man if she didn't get a botox treatment. I told her not to change herself for him - but she assured me that where she lived, in Hollywood, it was different.
Both the dazzling appeal and the sinking horror of being a beauty editor is that a flood of shiny new products wash over your desk each day, free of charge. In spite of it all, you still somehow manage to find the Infallible, the Kryptonite, the Desert-Island-Can't-Live-Without, the One, the Undying.
When it comes to summer skincare, the essentials are not to be missed. A great gentle cleanser, a solid face sunscreen, and protection for the body, lips, hair, etc. Not Your Mother's haircare products are an editor favorite.
Something big and white and cloudy was lurking in the steep canyon below our house. I stood up from my computer and peered out the window for a better look. It was flowering tree, growing wild.