Is Dermaplaning at Home Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

News flash: Shaving is no longer relegated to your underarms, bikini line, and legs—people are shaving their faces now. It’s called dermaplaning, and the procedure is usually performed in-office by a dermatologist or esthetician using a fancy tool called a scalpel. But as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, life has been put on pause, and there’s no telling how soon we’ll be able to … Continue reading Is Dermaplaning at Home Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

My Life Has Never Been Worse, But My Skin Has Never Looked Better

Times are rough, people! And frankly, so is my skin. Ever since the world stopped and stay-at-home orders were enforced, my face has been hit with stress-induced breakouts. At first, I tried to think positively. At least my skin will get better. Sadly, this ended up not being true. On a good day, my skin is pretty much the same as it was pre-pandemic. What … Continue reading My Life Has Never Been Worse, But My Skin Has Never Looked Better

What Are Your Freckles Trying to Tell You?

Talia Ali / EyeEmGetty Images First things first, freckles are normal. Along with hair makeovers and baby bumps, the barefaced freckle reveal has become an Instagram moment. Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Kylie Jenner, and Bella Hadid have all shared theirs to fanfare. Kesha even used her reveal to send a message of self-love in the new year. This content is imported from Instagram. You may … Continue reading What Are Your Freckles Trying to Tell You?

How To Keep Your Hair Out of Your Face (So You Don’t Touch It!), According to Restaurant Workers

In ELLE.com’s series Unexpected Expert, we’re going straight to the source to find out which items are actually worth your hard-earned cash. Mia Feitel As so many people adjust to a new normal of working from home, gone are the mornings spent intricately styling your hair before a day at the office. My personal new routine? Get my hair out of my face as quickly … Continue reading How To Keep Your Hair Out of Your Face (So You Don’t Touch It!), According to Restaurant Workers

Here’s Why You Have Dry Skin and What You Can Do to Get Rid of It

Angelina Jolie has the pout. Kerry Washington has the sky-high cheekbones. I…have dry, flaky skin. For as long as I can remember, dull, dry skin has always been a part of “my brand.” I can whip up a flawless, glowing facebeat using a mix of my favorite luminous foundations (hi, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation) and powder highlighters without having to pack on the setting … Continue reading Here’s Why You Have Dry Skin and What You Can Do to Get Rid of It