So, Does Everyone Hate The Microblading They Got In 2018?

So, Does Everyone Hate The Microblading They Got In 2018?

When LA-based brow artist Kristie Streicher was first introduced to microblading — a semi-permanent eyebrow tattooing service brought to the US from Asia — she was a little wary. “I started noticing the microblading trend in the 2010s,” she recalls, “but I didn’t start doing it myself until 2015 or […]

My Enduring Obsession With Slow Burn TV Romances

My Enduring Obsession With Slow Burn TV Romances

There are some people who enjoy a fast and heady romance, stories filled with lust and passion, and those people, I’m afraid to say, are wrong. The ultimate romantic fantasy is a drip-fed, excruciatingly slow love story, feeding off mounting tension and emotional confusion. Give me a sumptuous soup filled […]

Where Did It All Go Wrong For The Body Shop?

If nostalgia were a smell, it’d be The Body Shop’s Dewberry. The perfume oil defined an era that demanded better from the beauty industry: an end to animal testing and sustainably sourced ingredients and packaging. While most brands buried their heads in the sand, The Body Shop — spearheaded by […]

Birthday Girlies Are Draining Our Accounts And Enough Is Enough

Birthday Girlies Are Draining Our Accounts And Enough Is Enough

Talking about money benefits all of us — and we need to do it more. Join the conversation with Worth More, our 2024 guide to better finances, from navigating savings, debt and relationships to negotiating pay raises and, above all, investing in yourself. How the anniversary of leaving a birth […]

How To Wear Coloured Tights: The 2024 Guide

How To Wear Coloured Tights: The 2024 Guide

Tights have been a favoured fashion trend for seasons now, often seen on the runway as part of a no-pants look (see: the fall 2023 collections from Miu Miu, Gucci, and Christian Siriano), but now coloured tights, particularly those of the red variety, have become increasingly prominent. Appearing during the […]

I’m A Dermatologist & I Self-Diagnosed My Skin Cancer

I’m A Dermatologist & I Self-Diagnosed My Skin Cancer

Welcome to Sun Blocked, Refinery29’s global call to action to wake up to the serious dangers of tanning. No lectures or shaming, we promise. Instead, our goal is to arm you with the facts you need to protect your skin to the best of your ability, because there’s no such thing […]

Bob Marley: One Love  Is The Nuanced Representation Jamaicans Have Been Waiting For

Bob Marley: One Love Is The Nuanced Representation Jamaicans Have Been Waiting For

Bob Marley: One Love is a remarkable cultural centrepiece that charmingly bridges a gap between past and present, music and memory, culture and community, and a man and his message. As the child of Jamaican immigrants, the film resonates deeply with my own heritage, offering such an intimate exploration of […]

All My Beauty Editor Friends Agree: This £19 Moisturiser Is Unbeatable

All linked products are independently selected by our editors. If you purchase any of these products, we may earn a commission. I’m indifferent about many skincare products: Expensive eye creams, targeted hyaluronic acid serums and vitamin C are just a handful that I could happily pass on, but there are […]

Everyone’s Asking For A “Deconstructed” French Manicure

Everyone’s Asking For A “Deconstructed” French Manicure

All linked products are independently selected by our editors. If you purchase any of these products, we may earn a commission. Nail art trends have become super specific. The colour might appear to be yellow or white, but in fact, it’s French vanilla. It’s not blue with a shimmer, it’s […]

Valentine’s Day Gifts For All The Loves Of Your Life

Valentine’s Day Gifts For All The Loves Of Your Life

“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love actually is all around,” said Hugh Grant in Love Actually. No truer words have ever been spoken. From girlfriends and boyfriends to husbands and wives, best friends, sisters, brothers, mothers… The list of people we love […]