Hollis' 24-Hour Product Diary: On the Road

I’m a touring musician, and as such, the two things that stress me out the most day-of shows—besides the inevitable gaggle of friends asking to be put on the guest list—are what I’m wearing and what my face looks like. When it comes to beauty, I’m low- to no-maintenance; a result of my strict parents who forbade me… »11/17/15 1:55pm11/17/15 1:55pm


Madeleine's 24-Hour Product Diary: Am I Doing This Right?

A couple of weeks ago, while stuck in a stalled subway car, I tried to entertain myself by tallying up the total amount of money I’ve spent having my hair dyed. “Considering that I’ve been coloring my hair once every 2-4 months since I was 17...” Here I stopped. The cost is too depressing and what I learned in that… »11/11/15 12:10pm11/11/15 12:10pm

What's Your Favorite Conditioner?

It’s no secret that the perfect conditioner is the holy grail of female accomplishment. When found, it will imbue you with the wanton power of a modern day fertility goddess—swishy, silky, glossy. Or so legend goes. Now, we want to know what conditioner (and process!) you swear by. Here are some ground rules: Mark in… »11/02/15 4:15pm11/02/15 4:15pm

Jane Marie's 24-Hour Product Diary: It Ain't Pretty

I’m “kind of in a weird place right now,” as they say when they are minimizing while fishing for sympathy. As a result, my beauty regimen has recently become both more intricate — perhaps I can slough off this funk with a million products? — and way sloppier. Think pizza boxes piled up next to the bed, but instead of… »9/17/15 4:12pm9/17/15 4:12pm

Eloise's 24-Hour Product Diary: Lush, Bite, & a Safety Razor

I have been obsessed with beauty products since I was a wee child. From Bonnie Bell peel-off nail polish to Wet ‘N’ Wild lipstick to Fetish perfume to absolutely everything at The Body Shop - I loved all of it. From childhood through college, there wasn’t a gimmick I didn’t buy into or a supposedly life-changing… »8/04/15 4:37pm8/04/15 4:37pm

Allure Stupidly Defends Their Stupid Afro Tutorial For White Women

Allure magazine has rightfully been dragged through the mud over the past few days for a hair tutorial in their August issue called, “You (Yes, You) Can Have An Afro,” which instructs white women on how to achieve an “Afro.” Unfortunately for Allure, the tutorial doesn’t begin and end with, “be black.” »8/03/15 6:30pm8/03/15 6:30pm