Pose Star MJ Rodriguez on Being a Trans Actress of Color and the Power of Makeup

FX changed the landscape of television with the premiere of its groundbreaking Ryan Murphy drama, Pose, back in June 2018. The show made history by not only having the largest ever transgender cast in series-regular roles on television, but also tapping Janet Mock to be the first trans woman of color to direct and write an episode of TV. Part of Pose‘s success is due … Continue reading Pose Star MJ Rodriguez on Being a Trans Actress of Color and the Power of Makeup

Everything You Need to Know About Microcurrent Facials

The beauty industry is rife with over the top claims about “miracle” skincare products and services, but one too-good-to-be-true innovation I can confidently get behind is the microcurrent facial. It involves using a low-grade electrical current to “train” your facial muscles to appear more lifted, tightened, and firm. In fact, its nickname is the “non-invasive facelift.” You know it actually works because it has been … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Microcurrent Facials

Beauty Influencers Share Their Bloomingdale’s Hauls

If you want to know what influencers and bloggers are really into, take a peek into their shopping carts. We asked internet beauty stars Tyla-Lauren Gilmore and Sandra Shehab to share what they’re buying from Bloomingdale’s, including their tried-and-true favorites and new products the industry is buzzing about. Below, each woman shares her general approach to beauty and makeup in her own words. Then, see—and … Continue reading Beauty Influencers Share Their Bloomingdale’s Hauls

Supermodel Joan Smalls Lets Us In on Her Morning Routine

There are a few things to note about supermodel Joan Smalls and her morning routine. She likes to take things slow. She likes to load up on sugar. And she likes to keep the beauty regime simple. In our latest episode of Waking Up With, we spent the morning with Smalls at The Mark Hotel. Wearing Oscar de la Renta, she preps for a day … Continue reading Supermodel Joan Smalls Lets Us In on Her Morning Routine

A Woman Thought She Had an Eye Infection But It Was Actually Tiny Bees Feeding on Her Tears

A Taiwanese woman went to the hospital for what she believed was an eye infection. Instead, doctors found four tiny bees beneath her eyelids. According to The New York Times, the patient, identified only by her last name, He, felt a “sharp pain” in her left eye while taking part in the tradition of tomb-sweeping, an annual event to visit the tombs of ancestors to … Continue reading A Woman Thought She Had an Eye Infection But It Was Actually Tiny Bees Feeding on Her Tears